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:
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.
The final two men accused in a north Georgia motorcycle gang investigation by the FBI were sentenced Friday in federal court in Gainesville.
A Canton resident has been indicted on charges he allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a former girlfriend.
An Austell woman has pleaded guilty to killing a Kennesaw State University student in an apparent case of road rage, WSB-TV reports.
Gilmer County Sheriff Stacy Nicholson releases the following information:
The Canton City Council will meet at 6:00 PM tonight at City Hall in downtown Canton.
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.
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.
Move over Punxsutawney Phil, Georgia's own General Beauregard Lee doesn't need any help predicting the weather.
Leaders from the five cities around Cherokee County began to voice growing opposition Tuesday to the county's proposed alternative homestead option sales tax.
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.
Searchers discovered a pair of bodies yesterday afternoon in Telfair County that is likely missing Elrey "Bud" Runion and June Runion.
Authorities say charges are expected in the stabbing death of an inmate earlier this month at Phillips State Prison near Buford.
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.
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.
A single vehicle accident on Towne Lake Parkway in Woodstock took the life of a 43-year-old woman last night.
An adult and teenager have been indicted in the Christmas Day armed robbery of two teenagers.
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.
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.
The inmate killed last week at the Phillip State Prison in Buford was stabbed four times, according to details from an open records request.
A tragic accident claimed a young man's life at a Georgia Marble facility in Tate, Georgia.
Children's Park of Georgia, a park planned for Canton and Cherokee County, has received a matching gift grant of $25,000.
People and pets who visit Woofstock Dog Park can now easily enjoy the Greenprints trails that connect different areas of the city.
A Cumming man was shot and killed during the course of an altercation at a home off of Old Atlanta Road on Wednesday night, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said.
An organizer of a new two-day country music festival says he hopes to draw 30,000 people each day to Kennesaw.
Around 7:30 AM a truck driving south on GA 369 and approaching the intersection of GA 20. A school bus was traveling west on GA 20 and approaching the intersection of GA 369. The truck failed to stop at the stop sign on GA 369 and entered the intersection in the path of the school bus.
The Cherokee Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management Emergency Operations Center has reported that the coldest air since this same week last year will hit Cherokee County Wednesday.