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City of Cedartown Cancels 2020 REVERSE Christmas Parade

City of Cedartown Cancels 2020 REVERSE Christmas Parade

November 25th, 2020 – 10:30 AM The City of Cedartown – On Wednesday Morning the City of Cedartown made an announcement officially canceling their 2020 “REVERSE” Christmas Parade due to lack of entries… The released the following statement on the subject: “Well, folks. This is a bummer. I mean, pretty much 2020 has been one…

GSP Stops High-Speed Chase in Chattooga County

GSP Stops High-Speed Chase in Chattooga County

November 25th, 2020 – 10:20 AM WZQZ Radio –  According to WZQZ Radio, Chattooga County Sheriff’s deputies and the Georgia State Patrol were involved in a high speed pursuit over the weekend that ended in the suspect’s vehicle overturning. On Saturday November 21st, Chattooga County E911 dispatched a BOLO for a vehicle involved in a…

Celebrate Thanksgiving safely

Celebrate Thanksgiving safely

November 25, 2020–8:24 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The COVID-19 pandemic is causing families to make difficult decisions about their 2020 Thanksgiving celebrations. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges all Georgians to plan ahead and take steps to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 and the flu as they celebrate. COVID-19 spreads easily whether gatherings…

Thanksgiving Love Feast this Thursday

Thanksgiving Love Feast this Thursday

November 24, 2020–8:33 p.m. STAFF REPORTS Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Thanksgiving Love Feast will be take-out or delivery only. This is the 32nd year for the annual Thanksgiving tradition, which fed around 3,000 last year. Delivery help is needed as well as donations of take out trays, foil and plates. Call (706)…

Man charged with aggravated child molestation

Man charged with aggravated child molestation

November 24, 2020–4:56 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 20-year old Rome man was jailed Wednesday on charges of aggravated child molestation, aggravated sodomy, and 1st-degree cruelty to children. According to the arrest warrants, Christian Anthony Croft of a Hull Avenue address molested a child under the age of 16 during the months of October…

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