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…