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POLK COUNTY NEWS

Law enforcement officers in Georgia are putting the hammer down on drivers who are hammering down on their gas pedal during the second annual "Operation Southern Shield" speed enforcement operation.
Gas prices are trending lower after refinery issues sent pump prices higher last week.
According to Floyd County E-911, 73-year old Jeanne Betz has been found alive.
Reports from the Department of Public Health have been released stating that 49 people have been treated for Rabies in Georgia this year.
Gas prices in Georgia increased 3 cents since last week
The 30-hour Independence Day Holiday ends at 11:59 p.m. tonight.
As the July Fourth holiday approaches, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging residents to use extreme caution to avoid fires and severe injuries when using fireworks.
Motorists will find the most expensive Independence Day gas prices in four years.
26-year-old Tashon Brown, who was initially arrested on June 28 on unrelated charges in Floyd County, has since been charged with party to the crime of murder.
The hands-free law is now in effect.
30-year old Laryan Yance Walker of Cedartown man has been arrested and charged with murder in the early Sunday morning shooting death of Ronald Morris Bentley.
A Cedartown woman hurt after highway 278 accident in Cherokee County Alabama.
According to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier, 40-year-old Ronald Morris Bentley was found dead on the scene in the middle of the intersection of East Gibson Street and Park Street early Sunday.
Like in previous years, this is a social media contest allowing local the chance to nominate their favorite charities for a chance to earn donations from Harbin Clinic.
Gas prices in Georgia declined for the 28th consecutive day on Sunday. However, higher oil prices may soon put the brakes on that downward streak at the pumps.