High Speed Chase Ends With Suspect’s Vehicle Crashing Into Ditch

A high speed chase in #HaralsonCountyGA late Friday ends with the fleeing suspect transported to hospital… According to the HCSO, a deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in eastern Haralson County – because of speeding and failure to maintain lane. The driver refused to stop and a high speed pursuit began which went […]

Haralson County defeats Cherokee for 3rd Slow Pitch Softball Title

WOODSTOCK – Haralson County will add another trophy to the trophy case at Haralson County High School. This one will be displayed next to the two slow-pitch state title trophies the Rebels won in back-to-back fashion in 2017 and 2018. On Thursday, Haralson County took the field twice on the final day of competition in […]

HCSO: Woman Stole Family’s Credit Info To Open Fraudulent Bank & Credit Accounts

Bond has been denied for a 35-year old Buchanan woman who Haralson County deputies believe opened a number of fraudulent bank accounts and credit card accounts – using the names and information of close family members. Investigators believe other victims could be out there, and not yet know it. According to the report from Investigator […]

Haralson County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Murder-Suicide

On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 12:58 PM, deputies were dispatched to 162 Beaver RunRoad in Waco, Georgia in reference to gunshot wound call. Deputies were advised that thejuvenile had called and said her father had threatened to shoot her mother and then multipleshots were heard from outside the home. Deputies arrived on scene and […]

Severe Thunderstorms Possible for West GA & East Al. Tonight

The National Weather Service (NWS) provided the information below in reference to the potential for severe weather tonight into early Thursday morning. A strong frontal system will bring the chance for strong to severe thunderstorms tonight into Thursday. Strong gradient winds ahead of the front are expected starting late this morning and continuing into the […]

Haralson County Sees Hike in January Unemployment Rate

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Haralson County recorded an unemployment rate of 3.1 percent, up four-tenths of a percent over the month.  A year ago, the rate was 4.4 percent. Despite this, Haralson County’s labor force numbers rose and the number of employed was at an all-time high for the month of […]

GBI Asked To Determine Cause Of Jail Inmate’s Death

The Georgia Bureau Of Investigation has been asked by the Haralson County Sheriff’s Office to investigate the death of an inmate in the Haralson County Jail. According to reports, Friday morning, a jail employee found 67-year old Charles Dennis Smith of Buchanan- “unresponsive, in his cell.” Records show that Smith was being held on a […]