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Counterfeit bills used to buy $1,160 in merchandise

Carrollton police are asking for the community’s help in finding two suspects who used counterfeit $20 bills on June 7 to purchase merchandise valued at $1,160 from Wal-Mart.The two men entered the store and made four separate transactions, purchasing assorted home items. The suspects left in a silv

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2018-06-17 05:17:00

Teen turns himself in after accidentally shooting friend in face in Paulding County

An 18-year-old turned himself in Friday to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office after he shot his 16-year-old best friend in his left eye Tuesday, authorities confirmed.Joshua Chestney accidentally shot his friend while sitting in a SUV playing with Chestney’s father’s pistol Tuesday near Sara Babb

MYAJC.COM - 2018-06-16 13:13:00

Charges dropped against teen accused of murder

Charges against a Dallas 18-year-old accused of killing a Marietta man in April have been dropped, officials with the Cobb District Attorney’s office and Marietta police confirmed Friday.Mekhi Hilali was arrested May 2 and charged with murder and several other charges for the shooting death of 19-ye


Rome student killed in Cedartown wreck

A Rockmart teen who attends school in Rome was killed, another is in critical condition and a third was jailed following a late night wreck in Cedartown.Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier said 15-year-old Kemarion Washington was pronounced dead in the Polk Medical Center emergency room following lifes


Ex-Cleveland Cavalier from Marietta's Wheeler High charged in Coweta home invasion

NEWNAN, Ga. -- A former Wheeler High School standout who played for several NBA teams, including the Cleveland Cavaliers, has been arrested in connection with a Coweta County home invasion on Friday.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-16 19:23:30

5 Paulding County Homes For Sale Under $300,000

PAULDING COUNTY, GA — You don't have to blow out your budget to find the perfect home for you or your family. There are plenty of homes on the market that will suit your needs and won't break the bank.Patch has compiled a list of five homes around Paulding County that are on the market for less than

PATCH - 2018-06-18 01:34:07

Tallapoosa approves tentative water rules

At a meeting on Monday, the Tallapoosa City Council members approved a pair of ordinances that city administrators hope will appease the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.Phillip Eidson, Tallapoosa city manager, said the ordinances dealing with water runoff and storm water management were ba


Severe thunderstorm warning issued for portions of Cobb, Paulding counties

A sever thunderstorm warning has been issued for portions of northwest Cobb and northeast Paulding counties, including Acworth, until 5:45 pm.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-16 15:50:51

Police Identify Paulding Teen Who Shot Best Friend

Sgt. David Lebo, Dallas Police Department, said although it was initially unclear, the shooting appears to be an accident.


She died in February from 1988 injuries; now the fellow doctor accused of raping her is in jail

George Guo, 56, was arrested Wednesday in Houston, where he lives, according to the Dallas County district attorney's office.


Floyd County Jail reports, Friday, June 15

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So, how is your driving?

It is rush-hour traffic in Carrollton, which means Friday afternoon on Highway 27 South toward Wal-Mart. There is a stressed-out woman who is tailgating a man. Suddenly the light ahead of him turns to yellow and he does the right thing by hitting his brakes and stopping. He could have hit the gas an


Sheriff's Office issues warning of alligator sighting in Walton County | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

“If you see this guy, leave him alone. He’s just trying to survive just like the rest of us,” the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post.


Rome Man Arrested After Attacking Two at Wal-Mart

Patrick Taylor Sims, 22 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he attacked his 55 year-old father at Wal-Mart while smoking in the store.


Man accused of firing revolver at another during fight

A Rome man remained in jail without bond Saturday after being accused of firing a Bulldog .44-caliber revolver at a man three times and fighting with several others.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Justin Lawayne Culberson, 29, of 203 Kingston Ave., was arrested around 4:21 p.m. Thursday. He i


Man arrested on drug charges

Cedric Orin Mills, 59, of 615 Graham St., was arrested around 4:18 a.m. He is charged with felony possession of cocaine and possession of a Schedule II controlled substance. He is also charged with misdemeanor possession and use of drug-related objects, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana


11th River Jam biggest ever

Rome River Jam had its largest attendance ever, with over 8,000 concertgoers taking to Ridge Ferry Park for the 11th annual event, according to organizer Jay Shell.Emerging country artist and songwriter Kane Brown — a Fort Oglethorpe native — headlined the show, with just a sliver of his sizable onl


2 Teens Drown In Creek | 14 Dogs Rescued | Baby Stored In Freezer

SANDY SPRINGS, GA — The body of a 25-year-old man was recovered Saturday evening after he fell from a cliff into the Chattahoochee River, Sandy Springs police said.Christian Collis, 25,...Read more


One dead in Highway 5 collision Friday

One person died in a head-on collision on Highway 5 at the Dog River bridge in Douglasville Friday evening.The accident occurred around 6 p.m., and Highway 5 was closed in both directions for a time, with Douglas County sheriff’s deputies directing traffic around the accident.


'You don't belong here' | Man shot, wounded in southwest Atlanta early Saturday

At Grady, the victim was immediately taken into surgery. On Saturday afternoon, he was reported to be in critical but stable condition.