Chickamauga Big Bass Almost Beats State Record

Rickman, TN man Todd Beaty caught a largemouth bass last Saturday from the Chickamauga Lake that weighed a whopping 14.53 lb. That’s just 11 ounces shy of the current state record largemouth caught by Gabe Keen in February of 2015. Beaty, a preacher, sees the momentous catch as an opportunity to have a new avenue to spread the gospel to others.

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American Honda Recalls Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

A recall has been issued for 34,000 portable Honda generators that were sold between September 2016 and November 2017.

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Rome Woman Arresting for Hitting Elderly Woman in Head

A 61-year old Rome woman was jailed last Friday. She is accused of hitting an 80-year old woman in the head with a plastic container.

Lesia Diann Tucker is charged with battery and exploitation of the elderly. According to arrest warrants, the blow caused the victim to bleed. The incident occurred last Wednesday at Tucker’s home on Plymouth Road.



4 Shot at Huntsville NYE Party

At least four people are recovering after a shooting outside a New Year’s Party in Huntsville, Alabama.

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GBI Investigating Officer-Related Shooting in Rossville

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A 65-year-old Rossville man was shot dead by a Walker County Sheriff’s Deputy after he pointed a firearm at the deputy.

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Health Inspection Scores – Last Half of December

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Here are the latest health inspection scores from the Chattooga County Health Department for the last half of November:

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Speeder Crashes into Courthouse Fence

On Sunday night, a speeding driver slammed his pickup truck through the Chattooga County Courthouse fence on Commerce Street. They then slammed into the county Registrars’ Office, were he became entrapped.

Around 10 PM, a lookout had been posted for the truck as it sped down Commerce Street at nearly 90 MPH before the crash. The driver had to be extracted from his truck by Summerville firefighters. He  was transported to Floyd Medical Center in Rome, and the Summerville Police Department is investigating the single vehicle crash.

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70 Arrested in Cartersville Drug Bust

Press Release: On December 31st, 2017 at 2:18 am officers with the Cartersville Police Department responded to 2 Cain Drive in reference to a shots fired call.

Upon arrival, evidence was located that led to a drug investigation and the arrest of 70 subjects.

The investigation is currently ongoing and information will be released when available.

Memorial Foundation for Fallen Detective to Hold Fundraisers

The Detective Kristen Snead Hearne Memorial Foundation will have its first fundraising activities in the upcoming months. Click ‘read more’ to see what and when they are.

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