Ringgold Mayor Nick Millwood's real beef with a recent change to the city charter isn't so much that the change was made. It's because, he said, an important change was made without being completely upfront with elected officials and the public.
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Catoosa County sheriff's detectives are investigating two burglaries that occurred between May 18 and 22, in which a motorcycle and numerous tools were stolen.
The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the Memorial Day holiday travel period. This year, the travel period is 78-hours long, beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 26, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Memorial Day (May 29).
Walker County residents and others interested in learning more about the proposed Canyon Ridge Resort development on Lookout Mountain are invited to attend a town hall meeting on this unique tourism opportunity.
Local law enforcement agencies have determined that a man found dead in his vehicle early Sunday morning died from natural causes.
Catoosa County Public Schools held its annual Partnership 2000 luncheon on Thursday, May 11, which recognized dozens of local businesses that contribute to the school system and its students each year.
Two people are behind bars in Hamilton County, Tenn., after they allegedly robbed multiple gas stations at gunpoint in both Catoosa County and Chattanooga over the past few days, police say.
Steven Marcus Denson, 43, pleaded guilty on May 18, to felony murder in the Walker County Superior Court before Judge Don Thompson.
The 6th Cavalry Museum’s annual Remembering Our Heroes Memorial Motorcycle Ride is Sunday, May 28. Riders start at the 6th Cavalry Museum on Barnhardt Circle, site of the former Army Post in Fort Oglethorpe.
After a little more than six months of discussion, the city of Ringgold held the first reading of its newly designed occupational tax ordinance during its council meeting on May 8.
You might expect your county’s new parks and recreation director to know about sports. You probably assume he’s done some coaching, managed ball fields and ball games, knows all about maintaining walking trails, facilities and equipment.
The Fort Oglethorpe Fire Department is showing its support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as its members kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related muscle-debilitating diseases live longer and grow stronger.
The cities of Fort Oglethorpe and Ringgold are preparing for sewage rate increases from the city of Chattanooga, which handles the treatment of waste water for both municipalities.
The second annual Freedom Fest Run will add a 10K run that will call for the city of LaFayette to partially close Foster Mill Drive for two hours during the July Fourth holiday weekend.
Students at Rock Spring Elementary School recently put their sales skills and their legs to good use by raising a little more than $6,000 for upgrades to the school's playground with their Apex Fun Run fundraiser.
A $106 million hotel-resort planned atop Lookout Mountain must employ at least 180 full-time workers if it wants a tax break.
Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield, Georgia State Senator Jeff Mullis and Robert Wardlaw, Chairman of the Walker County Development Authority, joined Scenic Land Company President Duane Horton to announce a new master plan and strategic vision for Lookout Mountain’s Canyon Rid…
Catoosa County Parks and Recreation has partnered with Fusion Factory Sports Academy to make two months’ worth of summer camps available to local families looking for enrichment opportunities for their children while school is out.
A Catoosa County man was arrested on multiple drug and forgery charges after he was found under the influence of drugs in the North Georgia Electric Company parking lot, police say.
The Catoosa County Sheriff's Department is searching for an escaped inmate who walked away from his work detail Monday afternoon, May 8, in downtown Ringgold.
Catoosa County sheriff's deputies recovered two stolen vehicles after apprehending a wanted man following a short chase through the woods.
Tavian Makhi Henson, 19, of 150 Misty Lane, Ringgold arrested on charges of failure to yield to emergency vehicles, simple battery and theft by taking.
The Walker County detention officer who is charged for the murder of his son on Saturday had a lengthy career in law enforcement and worked as an emergency medical service director as well.
Catoosa County officials are butting heads with the members of the Ringgold Youth Sports Association over the use of a county gym to the point where certain teams are locked out of practice pending an investigation.
A woman whose grandson died of hyperthermia after she left him in a vehicle for several hours in January 2016 pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and received 10 years probation on Monday, May 1, in Walker County Superior Court.
LaFayette Police Department, along with the state Fire Marshal's Office, is investigating a possible arson fire at a vacant residence Wednesday, May 3.
RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — In the northwest corner of Georgia, where cows and crops vastly outnumber people, a small cluster of privately owned treatment centers have sprung up in recent years for heroin and prescription painkiller addicts.
Ronisha Marique Careathers, 27, of 238 West 37th Street, Chattanooga arrested on charges of driving on suspended license and window tint violations.
Rossville's public library has become the "new, airy, cheerful and spacious" space — and then some — that Library Manager Carmella Clark hoped for its renovation began last fall.
Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson announced today that the GBI Crime Laboratory has made a positive identification of the human remains found by hunters off High Road, Cloudland, Walker County, Georgia on Saturday April 22, 2017.
"The Catoosa County Republican Party stands for smaller government, fiscal responsibility and more liberty, including in the way we educate our children," says party Chairman Jeff Holcomb.
After years of discussion, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) recently awarded a nearly $35 million construction bid for the planned widening project of Ga. Highway 151 from Holcomb Road to U.S. Highway 41 in Ringgold.
"This is a tragedy," Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield says. "Under my watch, we are going to fix this problem."
Walker County will soon have a fourth full-time fire station, starting operation in July in a building that is being renovated in-house by county employees.
A Chickamauga man had to be tased several times and was arrested on multiple charges in Fort Oglethorpe for fighting and trying to run from authorities, police say.