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Paulding County firefighters deliver baby girl at gas station
PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. - A little girl made quite the entrance into the world last week. Paulding County Fire Rescue shared a photo Wednesday morning of a firefighter holding baby Mercy, who was born at the Yorkville market gas pumps last Thursday. "She was delivered by Rescue 7's crew," the fire de
Meetings up for tonight in Cedartown, Rockmart and Board of Education
Cedartown, who usually holds their commission meetings on the second Monday of the month, moved the session to tonight for the federal observance of Veterans Day. They'll be gathering starting at 6 p.m. for a pair of public hearings on shutting down a portion of Williams Street, and for a Conditiona
Wilson gets life without parole in 2013 Rockmart murder
Wilson, from 1998 to 2013, was deeply involved in drug distribution in Rockmart according to previous arrest records, and prosecutors said he was previously on trial for murder in the early 2000s but was acquitted by a jury at the time.
Rockmart wins big in home playoff opener 55-0
“We’re excited to get this win and we get to keep playing,” Head coach Biff Parson said of his 11-0 Yellow Jackets after their opening round playoff win. “But I’m a little disappointed on all the penalties we had, we had two opportunities in the red zone where we didn’t score on them, and we fumbled
New Christmas store opens in Rockmart
“I love to share the happiness with other people and family, and just smile during the season,” she said.
Intruder Stopped At Cartersville High School, Says School System
CARTERSVILLE, GA — An unidentified intruder tried to enter Cartersville High School on Wednesday morning, but he was escorted off the campus without incident, school officials said. Video surveillance footage showed that the man did not have any contact with students, the Cartersville City Schools a
Absentee ballots missing birth dates must be counted, judge orders
Although U.S. District Judge Steve Jones agreed with the Georgia Democratic Party and Stacey Abrams' campaign on this issue, he ruled against them on two others. He will not require counties to accept absentee ballots with incorrect residence addresses or to accept provisional ballots cast by people
Paulding Inspections: Eatery Has Brown Residue In Tea Nozzle
Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible score of 100. Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points.Letter grades assigned are A for totals
Wednesday forecast: showers returning, high 49
Expect a chilly, rainy day in Polk County asthe National Weather Service callsfor the return for wet weather through the rest of the day and into the evening hours, and one more day at least of cloudy skies before sunshine returns with a real winter chill for playoff football in Rockmart on Friday n
Daily news briefing from CNN
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Dallas woman goes to Mexico for cheap nose surgery, comes home in a coma
A Dallas woman went to Mexico for surgery on her nose late last month and returned home in a coma, with doctors telling her family to take her off life support or attach feeding and breathing tubes to keep her alive. >> Read more trending news Laura Avila was a singer, dancer and real estate agent,
It’s show time! West Cinema re-opening after remodeling hiatus this Friday
The theater started out originally with one screen, and a main area in the bottom half and balcony, then split to a two-screen setup in the 1980s that saw the shuttering of the balcony area.
Flash flood warning in effect tonight for Polk as waters continue to rise, more rain in forecast.
Euharlee Creek was well above its banks in the downtown Rockmart area, and Cedartown saw the rise of Big Cedar Creek, as well as streams and ditches everywhere with several inches of rainfall falling across the region.
Temple Holds Off Georgia – Wins Third Straight
“It means a lot,” said Temple guard Shizz Alston, Jr. on getting a win against an SEC opponent. “I think the American is a good a conference as there is in the country. We continue to show that. Last year we beat a couple of SEC teams and now are hoping to do the same things, and put Temple Unive
Two Sewage Spills Reported in Rome
Approximately 7,500 gallons of sewage went into a tributary leading to Silver Street near East 17th Street at Crane Street, and another spill of about 8,000 gallons into a tributary leading to Silver Creek near North Avenue at Tolbert Street.
Paulding closes eight roads as steady rain continues for second day
A total of 4.5 inches of rain since Monday morning had fallen at the Paulding County Emergency Management Agency's operations center near Dallas this morning, said Stephen Dooley, deputy director of the agency.
1 dead after Gordon County crash on I-75
Authorities are investigating a deadly two-vehicle crash in Gordon County.The wreck happened on I-75 South near exit 318, outside of Calhoun.One of the vehicles ran off the road. One person died from the crash.The roadway is blocked; traffic is being diverted off at exit 32011Alive is working to get
Lindale Man Arrested For Breaking Beer Bottle On Victim’s Head
Matthew Ward, 34, of Lindale was arrested this week for assaulting another and causing them injury.
Polk County Schools delay classes because of major flooding
POLK COUNTY, Ga. - A metro Atlanta school district has been forced to delay the start of the school day by two hours because of flooding from heavy rains all day, Monday. The Polk County School District made the announcement on its district website, saying they have been monitoring the condition of
BREAKING NEWS: Runway mishap grounds Georgia Bulldogs in South Carolina
Due to a runway mishap at Anderson (S.C.) Regional Airport, the Bulldogs were unable to get off the ground Monday night on their charter flight to Philadelphia, where they are to face Temple on Tuesday night. The team will spend the night in Anderson instead and then leave for Philadelphia on Tuesda