• Maryland man arrested after police chase in Dade County

    PRESS RELEASE – On Tuesday night, March 26th at approximately 10:00pm, a Dade County Deputy observed a passenger car traveling West on Slygo Rd. The Deputy observed the vehicle displaying an expired tag and multiple equipment violations. The Deputy attempted a traffic stop in the area of the Midnight Oil Gas Station, but the driver […]

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  • Suspect apprehended after crashing and attempting to flee on foot

    PRESS RELEASE – On February 26, at approximately 11:00PM, a Dade County Deputy observed a vehicle speeding on Interstate 24, traveling toward Marion County. After activating the lights and siren on his patrol unit, the vehicle increased it’s speed to approximately 120-125 MPH. The vehicle continued West on Interstate 24, and attempted to leave the […]

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  • Hit and run chase ends in Dade County

    PRESS RELEASE – Monday, Nov. 20, Dade County Deputies were notified that Fort Payne PD and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office were in pursuit of a “hit and run” suspect out of Fort Payne. Dade County Deputies joined the pursuit, while Trenton City Police Department set up North of the Trenton exit on Interstate 59. A […]

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  • Dade County Man Guilty of Aggravated Child Molestation

    DADE COUNTY, Ga. – A Dade County man was convicted for the molestation of his grandchild during a bench trial before the Honorable Judge Brian House on October 26, 2023. Ronald Craig Neugard, 76, was convicted of 6 counts including multiple counts of aggravated sodomy, aggravated child molestation, and incest stemming from years of sexual abuse. The allegations […]

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  • Help identify man who robbed store at gunpoint

    PRESS RELEASE – This guy robbed the Mapco on DeerHead Cove Road on October 15th, 2023 around 9:30 p.m.. He walked in the store and presented a revolver to the clerk, then demanded the all the money and walked away with over $2,000. He possibly had another male with him, that didn’t enter the store. […]

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  • Major Insurer Reverses Course After Commissioner King’s Involvement

    PRESS RELEASE – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Farmers Insurance has rescinded tens of thousands of nonrenewal notices to Georgia consumers initially scheduled to go into effect in August. “It was brought to our attention this week that Farmers Insurance had alerted their customers that they would be non-renewing […]

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  • Storm across North Georgia leaves extensive damage and thousands without power

    GEORGIA – A severe thunderstorm, that traveled across north Georgia counties Sunday night, left extensive damage and thousands without power going into this week. Georgia Power stated that they are continuously working to restore power to their customers. “Our crews remain in the field working to address widespread damage from Sunday night’s storms, have already […]

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  • Trenton man convicted for murdering his mother

    PRESS RELEASE – A Trenton man was convicted for the murder of his 81 year old mother by a Dade County jury following a three day trial before Judge Don Thompson ending on April 19, 2023. Roger Allen Shrader, 59, was convicted of eight counts, including malice murder, felony murder, and aggravated assault. Dade County […]

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  • Car chase near Lookout Mountain ends in crash and arrest

    PRESS RELEASE – On Sunday April 16, 2023 at approximately 8:00 p.m., Dade County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were advised by dispatch that Grundy County, TN Deputies were in pursuit of a U-Haul Van on Highway 136 coming up Lookout Mountain from Walker County, GA. Dade County Deputies responded to Lookout Mountain to intercept the pursuit, […]

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  • Student threatened to bring gun to school later this week

    PRESS RELEASE – On March 28th, a Dade County SRO was notified by the Dade County Middle School Principal that a student stated he was going to bring a gun to school on Friday. Subsequently, other students heard this statement and began repeating it and telling students not to come to school on Friday. Sheriff […]

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  • Human Remains found in Trenton

    DADE COUNTY, Ga. – The Trenton Police Department just announced that they have confirmed the discovery of human remains in Dade County. The announcement was brief and did not mention how long the remains had been there, but they did state that the GBI is now assisting with an investigation. The Dade County Sheriff’s Office […]

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  • Valentine’s Day Giveaway

    Enter to win our free Valentine’s Day Giveaway, featuring exciting gifts from our local business communities! Love is in the air and to show you how much we care and appreciate you, we want to do something special! Here’s How To Enter: See below for details!   *If you are not yet a subscriber* Subscribe […]

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  • Dade County Man Arrested for the Sexual Exploitation of Children

    PRESS RELEASE – On Monday, December 12, 2022, Donald Rudolph Moore, age 59, of Dade County, Georgia, was arrested and charged with three counts of Sexual Exploitation of Children by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes (CEACC) Unit. The GBI CEACC Unit began an investigation into Moore’s online activity after receiving cybertip […]

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  • Georgia six-week abortion ban reinstated

    GEORGIA – Today, a week after Fulton County Superior Court overturned the Georgia six-week abortion ban, the Georgia Supreme Court has reinstated the ban. The Georgia Supreme Court effectively overturned the ruling made by Judge Robert McBurney when they put the lower court’s ruling on hold while the appeal is reviewed. When Judge McBurney ruled […]

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  • Speaker David Ralston has passed away

    GEORGIA – David Ralston, Speaker of the House for the Georgia House of Representatives, has passed away. The Georgia House of Representatives has put out the following statement following his passing: “Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), 73rdSpeaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, passed away today following an extended illness. He was 68 years old. […]

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