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Authorities say a major methamphetamine distributor has been arrested, a large amount of drugs have been seized, and additional arrests are forthcoming
A fight between brothers at an apartment on Line Street in Calhoun landed one of them in jail early Tuesday morning.
A shooting incident on Midway Road leaves a woman hospitalized and her husband in Jail for aggravated assault.
The sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. On Wednesdays, the sale will take place all day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Gas prices in Georgia inched lower over the weekend.
On Sunday at approximately 1:00 a.m., the GBI was requested by the Georgia State Patrol and the Gordon County Sheriff's Office to conduct an officer-involved shooting investigation.
Friday morning, Bob Townley of Armuchee and Fred Corey of Blue Ridge were the first from Northwest Georgia to be sent to assist those caught in the storm's wake.
Florence is making landfall near Wilmington, NC as a Category 1 hurricane with 90 mph sustained winds.
Sonoraville High School Marching Band will be holding a fundraiser this Saturday to help replace equipment after a wash-out.
Calhoun Police have charged an 18-year old Fort Payne, Alabama man in connection with an assault that resulted in the hospitalization of his one-year-old daughter.
Florence has max sustained winds of 110 mph, with some higher gusts, and is tracking northwestward towards the U.S. East Coast.
Local agencies are preparing for the worst of Hurricane Florence by sending resources and accepting donations.
There remains a chance for eastern Georgia to observe tropical storm force winds and heavy rainfall associated with this storm.
According to the report, an officer was almost struck by a vehicle as the suspect sped away from a traffic stop.
More than 750 regional high school students and members of the community participated in the event on Friday.