Monday, March 18, 2013
Residents must apply by Thursday in order to participate in the academy, which will be hosted by the Woodstock Police and Fire Departments.
Time is winding down for residents to apply for the Spring 2013 Woodstock Citizens' Public Safety Academy. Thursday is the deadline to apply to participate in the free sessions, which will be hosted as a partnership between the Woodstock Police and Fire Departments. The sessions will be held every Thursday between March 28 and June 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Magnolia Hall (formerly the Woodstock Community Center). The academy offers a series of classes that will educate residents on several key aspects of both agencies. It's also intended to strengthen the agencies' relationship with the citizens while showcasing their responsibilities and risks associated with their professions. Classes will be instructed by officials from both …
Friday, February 22, 2013
The academy will offer classes to teach residents on the operations and responsibilities of both the Woodstock Fire and Police Departments.
Woodstock residents will soon be able to learn about both the inner workings of both the Woodstock Fire and Woodstock Police departments. Both agencies are now accepting applications for its Spring 2013 Public Safety Academy. The academy will be held every Thursday between March 28 and June 18. Sessions will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Magnolia Hall (formerly the Woodstock Community Center). The academy, which is free, will offer a series of classes "designed to enhance the citizen’s understanding of various aspects of both departments," according to a press release. It's also intended to strengthen the agencies' relationship with the citizens while showcasing their responsibilities and risks associated with their professions. …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The following incident reports were provided by the Woodstock Police Department and do not indicate a conviction.
Haley Kirsten Payne, 21, of Roswell, was arrested on May 30 after an officer found marijuana in her car. Daryl Thomas Boykin, 42, of Clermont, was arrested on May 30 and charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving after he allegedly hit a traffic barrel in the construction zone of I-575. For more on this blotter, email Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch editor Jessie Gable.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
A man in Miami allegedly ate the face of another man, but the drug that might have contributed to the attack has been a problem in Cherokee County.
A report out of Miami shows that Rudy Eugene allegedly ate the face off of another man, according to CNN. But where things hit home is that the drug he might have been taking has been a problem recently in Cherokee County. Eugene was likely on a new drug known as "bath salts" at the time of the attack, police told WPLG. Bath salts are sold in convenience stores and were addressed and banned in May 2011 in Cherokee County. In a story Patch brought you last year, Cherokee County Sheriff's Office officials said that all bath salts sold in convenience stores are considered Class One controlled substances after several deaths were reported following the snorting of the salts for drug use. “The bath salts the law refers to are being snorted or …