Sheriff's Office Monitoring Inmate For Ebola Symptoms

A suspect in custody at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center is being monitored twice a day for Ebola symptoms, the sheriff's office said Tuesday afternoon.
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Residents To Vote On Sunday Alcohol Sales

Residents in the county's smallest city have the opportunity to vote November 4 to decide whether Waleska will allow the sale of alcohol on Sundays for the first time in the city's history.
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Police Arrest Man Who Arranged To Meet Teen For Sex

A Forsyth County man who thought he arranged to meet a 13-year-old girl at Hobgood Park in Towne Lake was instead greeted by law enforcement officers Friday evening.
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Norman Wilson Passes Away

WLJA has confirmed the death of Normal Wilson, tenor of The Primitive Quartet. Mr. Wilson passed away Wednesday, October 15 after suffering an apparent massive heart attack while hunting with friends in North Carolina.
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Two Tornados Hit Metro Atlanta

The National Weather Service confirms two tornados touched down in metro Atlanta Tuesday morning.
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City's Plan To Tax Reinhardt Residents Fails

The City of Waleska's plan to charge a hotel/motel tax on Reinhardt University resident students has been shut down by the Georgia Attorney General's Office and the Department of Community Affairs.
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Comedienne Jan Hooks To Be Laid To Rest In Cedartown

Comedienne Jan Hooks, known for her dazzling work on NBC's Saturday Night Live, Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Batman Returns, and Designing Women, will be laid to rest next to her aunt in Northview Cemetery in Cedartown.
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Woman Gets Prison Time For Cobb Stabbing

An East Point woman will spend the next eight years in prison after a Cobb County jury convicted her for stabbing another woman she was having an argument with outside a home in Austell, the Cobb County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
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Man Exposes Himself To Cherokee Youth

Cherokee Sheriff's Office detectives are releasing a composite sketch of a suspect who reportedly exposed himself to a 12-year-old female at a bus stop Tuesday morning in the Cedar Mill Crossing subdivision off Kellogg Creek Road in Acworth.
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Reinhardt Students Receive Prestigious Education Scholarships

A select group of education majors at Reinhardt University were recently selected to receive what the institution calls the Price School of Education's most prestigious scholarships.
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Blood Moon Centerpiece Of Coming Lunar Eclipse

The second of the year's four total lunar eclipses - creating what is often called a "blood moon" - will occur just before sunrise on Wednesday, October 8.
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Free Home Parents Prep For Meeting

Free Home Elementary School parents are organized for a big showing at the third meeting about boundary redrawing.
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Victim, 17, Identified In Fatal Canton Rollover Wreck

The Cherokee County coroner has identified the young man who was killed Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident in Canton.
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Voter Registration Deadline Is Approaching

Georgians who wish to vote in the November 4 General Election but have yet to formally register to vote have one more week to begin the process.
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Highway 92 Corridor Planning Kicks Off

Residents, business owners, and city officials gathered Tuesday to brainstorm ideas and sketch out concepts for improving the Highway 92 corridor.
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Sheriff's Deputies To Wear Cameras

A sheriff's department in northwest Georgia is planning to outfit deputies with small, wearable cameras.
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Officer Cleared In April Shooting

Cherokee County District Attorney Shannon Wallace has cleared a Woodstock K-9 officer of any wrongdoing in the shooting death of a 45-year-old area man.
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State Will Not Seek Death Penalty Against Hot Car Death Suspect

The Cobb County father accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son inside a hot car to die in June will not face execution if he is convicted at trial, the Cobb County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
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Knife-Wielder Attempted To Attack Southern Poly Student

A man armed with a knife reportedly tried to attack a student at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta Tuesday evening, WSB-TV reports.
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Canton Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening and Extorting Teens

A Canton man pleaded guilty to threatening and extorting teenage girls with sexually explicit images of themselves in an attempt to get them to send him more graphic images.
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Atlanta Braves GM Frank Wren Fired

The Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday, less than 24 hours after being eliminated from the NL playoff race.
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Woodstock Police Officer Delivers Lifesaving Dose Of Naloxone

At 2:50 PM on Tuesday, September 16, Woodstock Police Officer Shane Bonebrake was dispatched to a call for service regarding a complaint of an unconcious female inside a Woodstock residence.
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Grand Jury Indicts Cartersville Mother, Boyfriend In Baby's Death

A mother and her boyfriend have been indicted by a Bartow County grand jury on more than a dozen charges in the death of the woman's child.
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Canton Man Indicted On Drug Possession Charges

A Canton man who eluded police by floating on a log in the Etowah River has been indicted on drug possession charges.
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Charges Filed In Fatal Wreck

A 19-year-old woman has been charged with 2nd degree vehicular homicide in connection with a wreck that claimed the life of a Kingston woman last Thursday.
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Uniforms Considered For Cartersville Primary Students

The Cartersville Board of Education got its first look at uniforms being considered for students at Cartersville Primary School.
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Jasper Cracks Down On Illegal Yard Sales

As if a vacant, run down gas station isn't unsightly enough, try throwing a yard sale on top of it.
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Repeat Offenders Represented 39% Of Parking Violators

Some people in the downtown area are blatantly disregarding the parking enforcement by the Canton Police Department, according to a report of warning tickets issued in August.
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Cherokee County Commemorates Sept. 11 With Patriot's Day Events

Cherokee County residents will have two opportunities to honor the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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