North Georgia

State Court Judge Bruce E. Roberts filed a lawsuit in October arguing that Walker County, Ga., shorted him $72,000 in pay.

Fort Oglethorpe will hold a special election March 19, 2013, to fill the seat of Councilman Eddie Stinnett, who died Nov. 28 after a heart attack.

Ray Cross, the Republican candidate for Dade County sheriff, defeated former Sheriff Philip Street on Tuesday by about 10 percent of votes cast.

The Rossville Public Library got a longer lease on life at a fundraiser Thursday night.

You're not eligible to hold office in Georgia if you owe local, state or federal back taxes.

Chattooga County, Ga., officials have refused to take furlough days that Sole Commissioner Jason Winters implemented to curb overspending in his $10 million budget through the end of the year.

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office cruisers are racking up the miles, and this year’s budget won’t pay for replacements. So authorities are looking at whether they can lease vehicles for the patrol.

Several Murray County sheriff's officers were bused from Chatsworth to Atlanta on Tuesday to testify before a federal grand jury on allegations against a former chief magistrate and two officers within their department, sources confirmed.

NASHVILLE — As days get shorter and nights become chillier, the annual fall foliage show is getting under way in the Southeast.

Negotiations over how to split millions of dollars in local option sales tax revenue will enter a new phase Tuesday in Catoosa County.

When Ringgold, Ga., gets a new pedestrian bridge over its main drag, Nashville Street, concrete cannonballs will adorn two of the bridge's abutments.

A 14-year veteran of the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office could face criminal charges after allegations that he pawned his county-issued weapons for cash.

It appears the Rossville City Council won't revamp the city's tax scheme after all.

Walker County school officials say they will continue to allow churches to serve meals to the Ridgeland High School football team before games.

The total value of assessed property in Walker County, Ga., has dropped by about $35 million this year, according to information released last week.

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