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.
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.
A man armed with a knife reportedly tried to attack a student at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta Tuesday evening, WSB-TV reports.
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.
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.
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.
A Canton man who eluded police by floating on a log in the Etowah River has been indicted on drug possession charges.
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.
The Cartersville Board of Education got its first look at uniforms being considered for students at Cartersville Primary School.
As if a vacant, run down gas station isn't unsightly enough, try throwing a yard sale on top of it.
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.
Cherokee County residents will have two opportunities to honor the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
A man who pleaded guilty to killing a Fannin County magistrate judge while he was driving drunk was sentenced to 25 years in prison last week in Fannin County Superior Court, a court officer said.
Young Harris College welcomed its largest-ever entering class comprised of 507 freshmen.
A $7 million offer remains on the table for the sale of the Ball Ground Recycling Plant, as it continues to be a $100,000 monthly burden on taxpayers.
Are your daily challenges missing an island theme? Do you find yourself "voting off" neighbors and friends? Your boat to reality TV stardom may have finally arrived.
Reinhardt University recently received a generous donation from the trust of James E. Boring, Jr. and Syble E. Boring, who were devoted supporters of the college. The contribution of more than $200,000 will allow the University to establish the James M. Boring, Jr. and Syble E. Boring Scholarship Endowment.
A Georgia woman arrested for beating to death a 91-year-old Raleigh woman with a tire iron was sentenced to 11 to 14 years in prison Monday.
More than 200 dogs were given the chance to bond with new families at an adoption event organized by the Cherokee County Animal Shelter.
The Cherokee County Animal Shelter is hoping some residents will open their homes to hundreds of dogs that were seized last month at a raid at an east Cherokee puppy mill.
Residents overwhelmingly disagreed Tuesday with changes to the Canton city charter that were proposed by City Councilman John Rust, which some called "a power grab" to diminish the mayor's responsibilities.
In its second year of operation, the Cherokee County Aquatic Center continues to add value to the recreational options for residents.
The Marietta city councilman who has handed down an indictment on charges of racketeering and making false statements last week turned himself in to police on Monday.
The Cherokee County School District continues to exceed predictions when it comes to student enrollment.
A Waleska man with outstanding warrants in multiple jurisdictions was arrested Thursday morning, kicked his way out of a patrol car window on the way to jail, and was recaptured in South Canton after a foot chase at about 1:00 PM, according to police.
A former PTA treasurer has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands from the coffers of two local schools.
A Canton resident has lodged new ethics complaints against former TEA Party leader Carolyn Cosby, a candidate in the Nov. 4 county commission chair race.
The owners of a dog kennel where authorities seized hundreds of animals in May were arrested last week and charged with 366 counts of cruelty to animals.