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Public Health officials have confirmed Georgia’s sixth West Nile virus death this year, an elderly Polk County resident with underlying health conditions that contributed to the death.
The Polk County Police Department and Chattooga County Sheriff's Department will host two blood drives with nonprofit regional blood center Blood Assurance in memory of Detective Kristen Hearne.
Georgia gas prices averaged $2.44 per gallon on Sunday, after dropping 8 cents during the past week.
Georgia gas prices going down and should drift even lower this week.
16 year old teen is stuck and killed by a vehicle in Adairsville.
Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd was injured Friday morning after he had stopped to assist two pedestrians on the side of the road.
Fire Prevention Week is October 8-14 and the theme for 2017 is Every Second Counts Plan 2 Ways Out
In the days since the shooting death of Polk County Police Detective Kristen Hearne and Officer David Goodrich, we have learned more about what happened immediately following the incident.
Hundreds gathered at the Victory Baptist Church in Rockmart Tuesday to remember the officer killed in the line of duty on Friday.
D.A. Jack Browning announced that the state will be seeking the death penalty against Seth Brandon Spangler and Samantha Roof in the death of Polk County Police Detective Kristen Hearne.
Funeral services for Detective Kristen Hearne will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Victory Baptist Church. Visitation will be Monday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the church.
Investigators say, due to the location of the fatal wound, a bulletproof vest would not have saved Detective Kristen Hearne's life.
Seth Brandon Spangler was being sought in the shooting death of a Polk County officer.
"Hap and Leonard," which airs on Sundance TV, is filming in the downtown area.
All school systems in our areas exceeded the state graduation rate of 80.6%.