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Gov. Nathan Deal, along with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, and House Speaker David Ralston announced a five-year, 5.7 billion dollar tax cut bill Tuesday.
Motorists are seeing steady discounts at the gas pumps.
A large fountain located at the Cedartown Veterans Park was recently pushed off its base and overturned in an obvious act of vandalism.
Georgia gas prices declined 3 cents during the past week. Sunday's state average of $2.46 is 6 cents higher than a month ago and 28 cents more than this time last year.
Two cases of tuberculosis have been reported within the Polk County School District, one at Cedartown Middle School and the other Cherokee Elementary.
Two Cedartown residents are facing multiple animal cruelty charges after a search by police revealed dozens of dogs living inside their home.
Cherokee County, Alabama has suffered its first influenza death of the season.
Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind homeowners, renters and business owners of some essential tips to protect their property from weather-related hazards.
Gas prices increased throughout most of the country last week, albeit by a smaller margin than recent weeks.
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that 2017 was a banner year for job creation and employment in the Northwest Georgia area.
During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, officials with the Georgia Department of Public Health announced that there have now been at least thirty-seven confirmed flu-associated deaths.
The man who allegedly tried to rob a Cedartown business earlier in the month is now in the Polk County Jail, following his release from the hospital.
A lunar eclipse is taking place Wednesday morning. Unfortunately, there will not be a lot to see in our area.
Logan Boss with Northwest Georgia Public Health said the flu-related deaths have been Bartow, Floyd, Polk and Paulding Counties (one in each).
Georgia gas prices rose 3.5 cents last week.