Category Archives: Crimewatch

Update on Calhoun Schools’ reaction to a student’s troubling social media post.

Update on Calhoun Schools’ reaction to a student’s troubling social media post.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar     From the AJC: “A North Georgia high school student is facing disciplinary action after sharing a threatening image to a social media account, officials said Tuesday. The student was in a law and justice course with an instructor who gave the student an unloaded… Read more

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Rough day on area roads leaves three hurt in Rome, six in Cartersville.

Rough day on area roads leaves three hurt in Rome, six in Cartersville.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   West Rome accident injures two: WRGA and witnesses say two people were transported to Floyd Medical Center following a two-vehicle wreck on Alabama Highway near Lakeview Animal Clinic Tuesday that occurred around 5:15 p.m. Officer Nathan Martin with the Floyd County Police Department tells WRGA… Read more

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New today: Cobb County Police report on murder/suicide that ended with the suspect taking his life in Polk County.

New today: Cobb County Police report on murder/suicide that ended with the suspect taking his life in Polk County.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar TUESDAY UPDATES From Cobb County Police: The Cobb County Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons Unit continues to investigate a murder/suicide, which was discovered at the residence of 2205 Manatee Court in Powder Springs. According to investigators, uniform officers from Precinct-5 were dispatched by the Cobb County… Read more

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Bartow EMS: Man in serious condition after jumping from Cass-White Road overpass onto I-75 southbound.

Bartow EMS: Man in serious condition after jumping from Cass-White Road overpass onto I-75 southbound.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   From Bartow County Emergency Medical Service: At 4:38 p..m Tuesday, EMS along with other agencies responded to I-75 southbound at Cass White Road to a subject who had jumped from the bridge. Upon EMS arrival, they found the male patient in the middle of the… Read more

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Bartow EMS: Five people hurt in two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon near U.S. 411 and Peeples Valley Road.

Bartow EMS: Five people hurt in two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon near U.S. 411 and Peeples Valley Road.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar Bartow County Emergency Medical Services:  EMS had two ambulances respond to a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 411 at Peeples Valley Road at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday. One vehicle had three female patients with complaints of injuries; one adult had neck pain. The second patient, also an adult… Read more

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Man working on a tree 15 to 20 feet off the ground injured as limb moves, knocking him to the ground Monday afternoon.

Man working on a tree 15 to 20 feet off the ground injured as limb moves, knocking him to the ground Monday afternoon.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar From Bartow County Emergency Medical Service: Monday afternoon, EMS responded to a residence off Sugar Hill Road to injuries from a fall. EMS arrived on the scene to find a male who had a laceration and puncture wound to his abdomen and abrasions to his back.… Read more

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Rome Police: Missing Rome man found and is safe.

Rome Police: Missing Rome man found and is safe.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   Rome City Police update: “Mr. James Long has been located and is safe.” Mr. Long, a dementia patient, was reported missing around noon Saturday. Early Sunday, police reported he was found and safe, and expressed appreciation for the community’s support in search for Mr. Long. Read more

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WSB-TV: Missing elderly Dunwoody woman found safe in Rome after disappearing on way to daughter’s house for Thanksgiving

WSB-TV: Missing elderly Dunwoody woman found safe in Rome after disappearing on way to daughter’s house for Thanksgiving

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   From WSB-TV:  Late Thursday night, police announced they found 79-year-old Velma Harrison safely in Rome. The department said Harrison left her home on Village Oaks Drive in Dunwoody to go to her daughter’s home in Peachtree Corners Wednesday evening and never made it. Police said Harrison was… Read more

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Updated. State Patrol: 16-year-old Resaca girl dies in rollover accident in Gordon County. In Bartow: Two men, 19 and 20, seriously injured Thursday afternoon.

Updated. State Patrol: 16-year-old Resaca girl dies in rollover accident in Gordon County. In Bartow: Two men, 19 and 20, seriously injured Thursday afternoon.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar The Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Count had barely begun Wednesday night when one of the first fatalities was recorded — a 16-year-old girl from Gordon County. According to the Georgia State Patrol: On Nov. 22, at approximately 8:55 p.m., a 1987 Nissan STD pickup was traveling west… Read more

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Gordon County sheriff: Domestic case ends with man hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds Tuesday night.

Gordon County sheriff: Domestic case ends with man hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds Tuesday night.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   Media release: Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston states that “at approximately 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, deputies were dispatched to a private residence on Bud Hardy Road in response to a report of a shooting. Deputies were on scene within minutes and found a male who had… Read more

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Suspect in the theft of the Chick-fil-A catering van is in … the coop.

Suspect in the theft of the Chick-fil-A catering van is in … the coop.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   The news plug is a suspect is in custody on charges of stealing the Chick-fil-A catering van in Cartersville. But the news release from Cartersville Police sums it up much better than we ever could. It reads: “In one of the most popular investigations we… Read more

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Buzz: Redmond’s Smokeout celebration brings new meaning to ‘cold turkey.’ Rome Floyd firefighters thank donors to planned memorial.

Buzz: Redmond’s Smokeout celebration brings new meaning to ‘cold turkey.’ Rome Floyd firefighters thank donors to planned memorial.

Talk about cold turkey: To celebrate Thursday’s Great American Smoke Out, Redmond Regional’s Lung Clinic provided smoking cessation education to staff and visitors. Everyone who pledged to quick smoking for 24 hours was eligible for a drawing to win a “cold turkey.” Congratulations to one of the visitors, Kandi Sanford, for taking the pledge and… Read more

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Smoke in Armuchee part of controlled burn at Berry College.

Smoke in Armuchee part of controlled burn at Berry College.

About that smoke near Armuchee: (From Floyd 911) “Controlled burn by Berry College, 40 acres. Lots of smoke will be seen from the north & west sides of the county all the way to downtown. No need for alarm.” Read more

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Adairsville Police seek suspects in armed robbery of QuickTrip earlier Wednesday.

Adairsville Police seek suspects in armed robbery of QuickTrip earlier Wednesday.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar. Media release: The Adairsville Police Department is currently working an armed robbery which occurred on Nov. 15, 2017, at approximately 3:45 a.m. at the QuikTrip convenience store at 961 Hwy 140 N.W.  An unknown white male entered the location and approached the counter. The suspect… Read more

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