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Lamar Brown accepted a check for $4,762.41 on behalf of the Catoosa County Children's Fund from Heritage High School's Student Government Association on Friday, Jan. 17. HHS's SGA raised money throughout the fall from two separate fundraisers: Emperor of the Taj during homecoming week and a …

Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk (left) attended Battlefield Elementary School’s CHAMPS graduation. Also pictured (from left) is Kent McCrary, principal; Lauren Smith, assistant principal and Officer Tommy Frye. CHAMPS is sponsored by the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office.

David Lee Farmer, 41, of 436 East Fork Lane, Crawford, TN arrested on a charge of violation of Georgia’s controlled substance act, possession of methamphetamine.Barbara Ann Wooden, 57, of 1600 Puryear Drive, Dalton arrested on an outstanding warrant.Rebecca Gayle Emerson, 44, of 25 Hickory C…

The Marsh House has its annual board meeting the third Monday of February. At this meeting new board members will be elected. Currently there are opportunities for several new persons to serve on the board.

During the research stages of Catoosa County Public Schools’ {span style=”text-decoration: underline;”}From HERE to CAREER Academy, Schools Superintendent Denia Reese says a lot of effort was put into learning what industry and business leaders felt was needed.

ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp unveiled a $28.1 billion budget proposal Thursday (Jan. 16) that would set a new record for state spending in fiscal 2021 despite the air of fiscal uncertainty surrounding this year’s General Assembly session.

Four Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) students have been selected as the college’s semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Trish Wiggins, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program.

Two Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School seniors have been awarded a $25,000 scholarship through the 2020 Horatio Alger National Scholarship program.

Rossville City Clerk Sherry Foster, right, swears in, from left, Rossville City Council member Hal Gray Jr., Mayor Teddy Harris and City Council member Michael Hicks during the Jan. 13 council meeting. Gray, who formerly served on the council, was elected Nov. 5 while Harris and Hicks were r…

It was a day of consolidation in Fort Oglethorpe on Monday, Jan. 13, as outdoor retailer Cabela’s closed its Fort Oglethorpe location with plans to move inventory and employees down the road to Bass Pro Shops.

On Dec. 19, Ringgold Elementary School students with excellent behavior were rewarded with a “Snow Ball.” As a part of the school's PBIS program, students were able to purchase admission into the “ball” for a couple of hours of fun in the snow. The RES gym was transformed into a winter wonde…

The Ringgold Elementary School Singers shared their favorite holiday music with friends and family Dec. 12 at Ringgold High School. The beautiful Robin Christian Theater was filled with students, parents and community members as songs of the holidays were performed by the 68-member choir mad…

Ringgold Elementary School sincerely thanks its long-time partner, Ringgold Kiwanis Club, for the club’s faithful support of the RES family. Each year the club holds the first December meeting in the RES gym, where they enjoy a delicious breakfast while listening to the Ringgold Singers Chri…

On Dec. 13, fourth- and fifth-grade spelling bee winners participated in the school-wide bee at Ringgold Elementary School, led by J103 Radio Personality and former RES parent, Ted Gocke. Two students from each fourth- and fifth-grade homeroom represented their classmates, with three winners…

Hundreds of dollars worth of jewelry and other items were recently stolen during the burglary of a Catoosa County home on Stewart Road near Tiger Creek, police say.

Walker County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested 53-year-old Richard Z. Benitez of Rossville in connection with the recent thefts of 25 packages from the porches of Walker County homes, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.

The Ridgeland Honors Academy has the holiday spirit. In the past month, these 210 students have collected over $6,000 worth of donations that were requested by the Family Crisis Center of Walker, Dade, Catoosa, and Chattooga counties; Walker County Animal Shelter and feeder schools to Ridgel…

Investigators have determined that 8-year-old Bentley Carter Robbins, whose body was found Oct. 3 in the woods near his residence at 147 Old Grand Center Road in Chickamauga, died because of internal bleeding on his brain after he fell and struck his head on a rock.

If you’re having trouble parting with your Christmas tree, here’s a fact to motivate you: Nearly one-third, or 29 percent, of U.S. home fires that begin with Christmas trees occurs in January.

While his fellow graduates were walking across the stage in December, Dusty Powell was driving through Oklahoma on his way to the SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif., where he would begin work the following week.

With a new year — and decade — arriving last week, Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC), which has several campuses including campuses in Walker and Catoosa counties, is looking back on the past year to the changes, accomplishments and new opportunities of 2019.