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POLK COUNTY NEWS

Man in custody after 'shots fired' near Morgan Valley Road in Polk County Wednesday.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that The HON Company, a leading manufacturer of office furniture, will create 60 jobs and invest $14.5 million in a Polk County facility expansion.
Prices at the pump are holding steady, declining only fractions of a penny over the weekend.
Flash Flood Watch is in effect for portions much of north and central Georgia through late tonight.
The task force has been responsible for making 65 arrests and conducted 132 surveillance operations.
When was the last time you checked to make sure your vaccinations were current?
As more and more students start a brand new school year, you’ll be seeing more school buses on the roadways, and public safety officials are reminding everyone to drive safely.
The state average is fractions of a cent higher than last week, and 19 cents more than this time last year.
In June, the jobless rate was 5.5 percent, up four-tenths of a percentage point from 5.1 percent in May
State Senator Chuck Hufstetler believes the debate could last a while and wants to see a plan that has the support of the majority of Americans.
UPDATE: Possible kidnapping and robbery in Subligna area.
Possible kidnapping and robbery in Subligna area
Gas prices have been on a roller coaster ride this summer.
First-time claims for unemployment insurance were also down in Floyd County, checking in at 253 in June, down from 284 in May.
Emergency crews are searching for a teen who apparently went under the water while rafting along the Etowah River.