Ex-Paulding County DA pleads guilty to unprofessional conduct

The suspended district attorney for Paulding County has pleaded guilty to unprofessional conduct and resigned from his position for allegedly trying to make a deal to get charges dropped for an employee he wanted to have a sexual relationship with.

Paulding County Sheriff's Office searching for missing 13-year-old

Paulding County Sheriff's Office seeks your help in locating a missing child: Missing Child: Faliciah Smith, 13 year old black female. Last seen in the area of Senator Road on foot. Female was last seen wearing a red hoodie, black jeans, red vans shoes and a red hat.Instructions:If you have information that can assist in helping safely locate Faliciah Smith, please call 911 or contact the Paulding County E911 Center at 770-445-2117, option 1

US reaches grim milestone for deadly drug overdoses

The US has reached a never before seen level of deadly drug overdoses. Data from the Centers for Disease Control estimates more than 100,000 people died from drug overdoses from April 2020-April 2021.