Winter Storm Warning

A winter storm warning remains in effect from 10:00 AM this morning to 10:00 AM Thursday morning according to the National Weather Service.
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Another Round Of Winter Weather To Hit North Georgia

Another round of winter weather is just around the corner for most of north Georgia...

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Semi-Truck Crashes Into Home, Injuring Driver

An investigation is underway into a bizarre accident that involved an 18-wheeler, a parked vehicle and a house.
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Major Heroin Arrest In Cherokee County

On Thursday, February 19, agents of the Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad were conducting an investigation in the Woodstock area where they observed an individual later identified as Joseph Dejesus Centeno, 23 years old, of Woodstock.
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Fire Services Agreement Back On Canton Agenda

The Canton City Council at its meeting tonight will consider an intergovernmental agreement with Cherokee County for the operation of the city's new fire station.
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Winter Weather Advisory

Urgent winter weather advisory for Hall, Banks, Floyd, Cherokee, Bartow, Pickens, Dawson, and Forsyth counties:
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WLJA Listening Area Warming Shelters

Here is an up-to-date listing of all warming shelters available for those concerned with the approaching frigid temperatures in the WLJA listening area:
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Cobb Man Who Stabbed Wife, Set Fires Sentenced

A Marietta man who admitted to stabbing his wife and later setting his car and an adjacent house on fire late in 2013 has been sentenced for his crimes, the Cobb County District Attorney's Office announced Friday.
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Ellijay Man Sentenced In Motorcycle Gang Case

The final two men accused in a north Georgia motorcycle gang investigation by the FBI were sentenced Friday in federal court in Gainesville.
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Canton Man Indicted For Kidnapping, Raping Woman In Canton

A Canton resident has been indicted on charges he allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a former girlfriend.
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Killer Of KSU Student Pleads Guilty, Sentenced To Life

An Austell woman has pleaded guilty to killing a Kennesaw State University student in an apparent case of road rage, WSB-TV reports.
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Former CEO Of North Georgia Medical Center Charged

Gilmer County Sheriff Stacy Nicholson releases the following information:
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Adairsville "Creeper" Warrants Community Action

Concerns over a masked "creeper" lurking around the Adairsville area have led to a community meeting that is scheduled for this evening.
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Bartow County Search Ends For Escaped Inmate

A search has ended in Bartow County for a federal inmate who escaped Wednesday night.
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Mayor Hobgood To Deliver His State Of The City Report

The Canton City Council will meet at 6:00 PM tonight at City Hall in downtown Canton.
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Man Tried To Lure Children From School Bus Stop

A woman reported to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office that a man allegedly tried to lure her two children away as they returned home from school. 
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Employee Fired After Discovery Of Arrests

A worker at the Cherokee County Division of Family and Children Services was fired this week after her history of arrests surfaced in metro news investigations.
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General Beauregard Lee Predicts Early Spring

Move over Punxsutawney Phil, Georgia's own General Beauregard Lee doesn't need any help predicting the weather.
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Attempted Child Abduction Reported In Marietta

Cobb County police are on the hunt for a man that tried to abduct a girl from Marietta on Thursday morning.
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Cities Voice Opposition To HOST

 
Leaders from the five cities around Cherokee County began to voice growing opposition Tuesday to the county's proposed alternative homestead option sales tax.
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Former Court Reporters Plead Guilty To Racketeering Charges

The three former Cherokee County court reporters who were indicted last month on racketeering charges for allegedly siphoning the county out of hundreds of thousands of dollars are headed to jail.
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Craigslist Couple's Bodies Found, SUV Located In Pond

Searchers discovered a pair of bodies yesterday afternoon in Telfair County that is likely missing Elrey "Bud" Runion and June Runion.
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Charges Expected In Stabbing Death Of State Prison Inmate

Authorities say charges are expected in the stabbing death of an inmate earlier this month at Phillips State Prison near Buford.
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Historic Buildings Under Siege From Cherokee Board of Education

A local organization that advocates for historic preservation has created a petition urging the Cherokee County School Board to incorporate either Building A or Building B - both recommended for demolition - into its new office complex.
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Tate Elementary Construction Remains On Schedule Despite Problems

Pickens County School System's Director of Operations Rick Little said while construction of the new lunchroom at Tate Elementary remains on schedule poor earth around the building is causing a problem.
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Single Vehicle Accident Claims Life

A single vehicle accident on Towne Lake Parkway in Woodstock took the life of a 43-year-old woman last night.
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Man, Teen Indicted In Christmas Day Armed Robbery

An adult and teenager have been indicted in the Christmas Day armed robbery of two teenagers.
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Holly Springs Mayor Requests Traffic Study

A traffic study could soon be conducted in Holly Springs for the downtown area after Holly Springs Mayor Tim Downing added the item to the agenda for discussion at the end of Monday's work session meeting.
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Reinhardt President Search Narrows To Three Candidates

Stakeholders tasked with finding a new president for Reinhardt University have narrowed the pool down from 70 applicants to three candidates, the school said on Thursday.
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