Polk County Newswire

Polk County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, GA.

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  1. CBS46 expects information on Polk County explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WALB-TV Albany

    Tuesday, CBS46 is expecting new information from federal investigators about what caused that deadly explosion at the JCG farms chicken feed mill in Polk county. The blast shook the town of Rockmart killing Justin deems and injuring several others.

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  2. Cedartown based company introduces permanent, but fully removable paintRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Rome News

    Off-the-Wall Paints, a start-up headquartered in Cedartown, is launching the first ever line of fully removable interior latex paint, according to a press release.

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  3. One Person Killed in Plant Explosion in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WTXL

    A coroner says a man has died and six others were injured in an explosion at a plant in northwest Georgia. Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier says 25-year-old Justin Deems died in the explosion that occurred at 2:37 a.m. Sunday at JCG Farms, a feed mill related to chicken farming.

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  4. Polk County Ga. arrest report for February 6, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Examiner.com

    James Brett Allgood, 27, of Powder Springs was arrested and charged with DUI , failure to maintain lane and expired registration. The Northwest Georgia Crime Examiner personally compiles arrest reports that cover the Polk County area.

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  5. Polk County Ga. arrest report for February 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Examiner.com

    Minta Conn Barrett, 47, of Buchanan was arrested and charged with giving false information to law enforcement officers and a bond drop. The Northwest Georgia Crime Examiner personally compiles arrest reports that cover the Polk County area.

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  6. Briefs: One dies in high-speed crash on I-285; One dies in feed mill explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Examiner.com

    Atlanta police are investigating a deadly high-speed wreck on I-285 and Polk County officials are investigating an explosion at a feed mill that killed one and injured seven others. One person was killed in a high-speed wreck on I-285 Sunday morning in southeast Atlanta.

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  7. Investigators expected Monday at JCG Farms; one man dead, five others injured after explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Catoosa County News

    ... would start today into a Sunday explosion at JCG Farms' feed plant that killed one man and injured five others. Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier said that Justin Deems, 25, of Rockmart, was likely killed instantly in the explosion, which happened at ...

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  8. Shaw donates more than $2600 to Harris Radiation Therapy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Rome News

    Shaw Industries presented a check to the Harris Radiation Therapy Center at Gordon Hospital.

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  9. One dead in feed mill plant explosion in northwest GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    A coroner says a man has died and six others were injured in an explosion at a plant in northwest Georgia. Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier says 25-year-old Justin Deems died in the explosion that occurred at 2:37 a.m. Sunday at JCG Farms, a feed mill related to chicken farming.

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  10. Victim killed in deadly feed mill explosion identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | WALB-TV Albany

    According to dispatch in Polk County, the explosion at JCG Feed Mill happened around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, and was felt for miles. Five other victims were hurt in the explosion.

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  11. More region dominance for CavaliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | LaGrange Daily News

    Callaway's Tanesha Johnson blocks a shot during Friday's victory over Rockmart to end the regular season.

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  12. James L. Lester IIIRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Rome News

    Mr. Lester was born January 28, 1946 in Floyd County, son of the late Raymond Reece Lester and the late Nell Gore Lester.

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  13. Gravely appears at first bond hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Catoosa County News

    UPDATE Feb. 4, 2016: Ollie Mae Gravely, 62, the suspect in the murder of Willie W. Tidwell of the Dews Pond community, was denied bond this afternoon at the first appearance hearing.

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  14. Monday's weather: 40% chance of rain, high 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Catoosa County News

    A 40 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

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  15. Lovvorn new RBA president for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Rome News

    Lovvorn, The Perch on Marble, has assumed her leadership role for 2016. Other officers include Brenda Leslie, vice president, and Cathy Matthews, secretary-treasurer.

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  16. Floyd County's unemployment rate rises to 5.9 percent in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Rome News

    Crystal Fortune, 46, Lindale, works online in a cubicle at the Georgia Department of Labor Career Center in Rome Thursday.

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  17. Job recruitment for Roper in LaFayette to be held Feb. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Catoosa County News

    The Georgia Department of Labor will help Roper Corp., a division of GE, recruit about 80 manufacturing workers for its facility in LaFayette.

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  18. CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates open in ChickamaugaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Catoosa County News

    CHI Memorial Medical Group announced another expansion of services in north Georgia.

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  19. Walker County restaurant reports for Jan. 1-17, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Catoosa County News

    Walker County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted 24 food service inspections at the following establishments during the first two weeks of 2016.

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  20. Blood Assurance campaign aids children in need during holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Catoosa County News

    This holiday season, Blood Assurance will host its second annual Holiday Children's Blood Drive by donating $1 to Children's Hospital at Erlanger for each blood donation received from Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 through Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016.

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