Haralson County Man Arrested For Terroristic Threats

A 56-year-old Haralson County man has been released from jail after four days, following an arrest for making terroristic threats. Herman Glenn Simmons of Tallapoosa is accused of making threats on a Facebook group page in reaction to a recent Haralson County Board of Commissioners meeting where residents expressed concerns over increasing property taxes. Some […]

Tallapoosa Police Add Tool to Prevent Overdoses

Tallapoosa Police are being proactive in joining the number of police departments training for use of, and having on-hand, cans of the life-saving Narcan. Narcan is a medication used to block the effects of opioids, especially in the event of an overdose. Chief Scott Worthy, this week, said while his department has not been in […]

EPA Reaches Agreement with Carrollton-Based Industry to Reduce Hazardous Air Emissions

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement agreement with Decostar Industries, Inc. (Decostar) to address violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Under the terms of the settlement, Decostar will take steps to control levels of hazardous air emissions from their facility in Carrollton, Ga., in order to protect workers […]