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Officials: 7-year-old killed in fire; adults injured

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - State officials said a child is dead and several adults were injured after a house fire in Douglas County Thursday afternoon. It happened at the N Sweetwater Road at the intersection of Old Douglasville Road. A spokesperson with Georgia Insurance Commissioner's Office said a 7-

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-22 22:52:00

New tornado confirmed in far North Georgia

The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado hit far North Georgia days before Monday's severe storms left a path of destruction in south Fulton and Haralson counties. TORNADO CONFIRMED IN WHITE CO FROM SATURDAY NIGHT (3/17). @NWSAtlanta confirmed an EF-1 w/ winds of 105 mph, path len


Restaurant Inspections: Black Mold, Slime, Expired Food

BURGER KING (Cass White Road) (Food Service Inspections)* 981 CASS WHITE RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: March 19, 2018 Score: 87, Grade: B COUNTRY PRIDE (Food Service Inspections)* 981 CASS WHITE RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: March 19, 2018 Score: 100, Grade: A DOMINOS PIZ

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Woman charged with possession of meth

A Rome woman has been arrested after being caught with meth and drug relat-ed items, reports stated. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Audrey Lynn Cochran, 47, of 215 Hasty Road, was arrested at her home Tuesday night where police found a glass pipe with meth residue, bags used to package drug

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 18:26:00

Forsyth Inspections: Restaurant Earns C Grade With 74 Score

FORSYTH COUNTY, GA - Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted in Forsyth County during the past week. Click on the date or score to see more info Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible

PATCH - 2018-03-21 14:00:00

Floorcovering company cited for 'serious' violation following September death at North Georgia facility

CHATSWORTH, Ga. - A penalty of $12,934 was proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after OSHA found Mohawk Industries committed a "serious" violation during an investigation into the death of an employee in September of last year at Mohawk's facility at 1149 Duvall Road in Chat

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-22 16:33:00

Man failed to register as a sex offender

A Rome man who was jailed on other charges earlier in the month now faces an additional felony violation after failure to register his address as a sex offend-er, reports stated. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Trenton Tyrice Williamson, 27, of 18 North Fourth Street, who was arrested on cri

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 18:23:00

Man gets life in prison for sexually assaulting, force-feeding children

A man has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of beating, sexually assaulting and force-feeding children, according to The Rome News-Tribune. Mark David Wagner, 41, physically and sexually abused two children for years and even had his friends torture them as if it were a game, of


Toddler found dead inside Cartersville apartment

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Cartersville Police are investigating after a toddler was found dead inside an apartment complex. Officers got a call Monday about a child possibly in cardiac arrest. When officers arrived at the apartment on Old Mill Road they found a young girl unresponsive. Police called this


Fake Facebook page sends Georgia city into tizzy over snakes

When most of northwest Georgia was preparing for severe storms, one city had to contend with the idea that snakes are lurking in sewers - or so they thought. Calhoun mayor Jimmy Palmer said -the "City of Calhoun, Gordon County GA" Facebook page - where a post about a snakes originated - is fake. "


Man who attacked, threatened former girlfriend and another man with a knife sentenced

A Rome man pleaded guilty to threatening to stab a man and his former girlfriend at a motel room off Martha Berry Highway in September. Derek Ryan Hooper, 21, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, terroristic threats, stalking and third-degree cruelty to children charges and was sentenced to five ye


CPD arrests one in armed robbery

According to Calhoun Police Chief Garry Moss, on Friday March 16, 2018 Calhoun Police arrested 30-year-old Lorie Jane Thacker, of 238 Maple Drive, Cedartown, in connection with a January 31, 2018 armed robbery. Detectives began an investigation into the matter, after receiving information that Thack


Former Rome Middle School Teacher Pleads Guilty to Contributing to Delinquency of Minor, More

A former Rome Middle School teacher, Kasey Christian Green, pleaded guilty in court this week even though she maintains her innocence in a case where a students cellphone was taken and destroyed. Green pleaded guilty to criminal damage to property and two counts contributing to the delinquency of a


Trial begins in vehicular homicide case

After nearly two years of delays and continuances, the jury trial will go forward this week for a man charged with felony homicide by vehicle stemming from a 2016 hit and run. State of Georgia vs. Joshua Davis will take place throughout this week in Superior Criminal Court. Davis, a 32-year-old resi


Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon


Toddler found dead in Cartersville; police investigating

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Police in Cartersville are investigating after learning of a small child's death early Monday morning. Officers arrived at the 300 block of Old Mill Road around 6:50 a.m. after a call of a cardiac arrest. There they found an unresponsive 2-year-old girl. The child was later conf


Hardee's Intersection claims another accident

ELLIJAY, Ga. - Gilmer county citizens have grown accustomed to seeing accidents at the junction made up from Highway 515, Highway 52, Industrial Boulevard, and 1st Avenue. Another accident occurred today, shutting down 515 in the area as authorities process the accident. Two cars were involved with


Canton buying former high school for new city hall

Posted: 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Canton is paying $2.5 million for the historic Canton High School building downtown and will move its city hall there, officials announced. "This purchase not only helps preserve the historic character of our city, but also provides essential space for our


Cleanup next after severe storms plow through metro Atlanta

Tuesday: Severe storms possible in the morning. High: 67 Wednesday: Windy and cool. High: 58 For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. It will be daylight Tuesday before metro Atlanta gets a real look at the damage from severe storms. Late Monday, the storms were


Woman allegedly kidnapped by ex-boyfriend has been found

CANTON, Ga. - Police have confirmed that both a woman and her ex-boyfriend who allegedly kidnapped her have been found. Police say that the suspect and the victim were found in separate locations. Calvin Elliot, the ex-boyfriend, is in custody and Brittany Young, the victim, is being interviewed at