Murray County

Murray County
  • Historic sites to be open to public for first time

    SPRING PLACE — There are areas of Whitfield County that have been mostly untouched since battles were fought there 150 years ago during the Civil War.

    January 19, 2014

  • Murray library looking for new affiliation

    The Chatsworth-Murray Library could be leaving the Northwest Georgia Regional Library System, potentially leading to a loss of state funding if it doesn’t join another regional system.

    January 18, 2014

  • little free libraries2.jpg Promoting literacy

    Carey Mitchell’s book collection had grown so large, he took some of the books to work and put them in a closet.
    It wasn’t long until others followed his lead.

    January 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Cops: Man pulled gun in North Murray High parking lot

    An argument in the student pickup line at North Murray High School Friday afternoon escalated when one man allegedly pulled a handgun on another person in line, officials said.

    January 17, 2014

  • Longtime coach, Bob Campbell, gets high honor at Bagley Middle

    Hundreds of Murray County middle-schoolers at one time have called Bob Campbell their basketball coach. They probably have vivid memories of playing for him.
    If the basketball court at Bagley Middle School had a memory, it would remember Campbell’s name for the hundreds of games he spent walking the hardwood for games and practices.
    Now, the court won’t need to remember — it’ll just assume his name.

    January 13, 2014

  • Vests in MC 2 mlh.jpg Murray sheriff’s office awarded replacements for expired vests

    CHATSWORTH — Murray County Sheriff’s Office deputies received some potentially life-saving protection last week as they accepted seven new ballistic vests from the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).

    January 12, 2014 2 Photos

  • mc library.jpg 'Clowning' around at Murray library

    Dianne Davis was initially told the Chatsworth-Murray Library was too small to be considered for a special story time with a clown from the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus.

    January 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Murray sheriff's office looks back at 2013

    While 2013 is now in the past, the Murray County Sheriff’s Office is still focused on continually moving forward. The Murray County Sheriff’s Office under the new administration of Sheriff Gary Langford and Maj. Greg Fowler has worked extremely hard and has a lot to be proud of during their first year of office.

    January 12, 2014

  • DA: Former Chatsworth police chief’s actions ‘troubling’

    Several of the recently ousted Chatsworth police chief’s actions were “troubling,” according to a letter from the district attorney.

    January 9, 2014

  • Wreck leaves one dead, another injured

    A one-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in Murray County left one person dead and another suffering from serious injuries.

    January 8, 2014