Florence Lucy Green Peters, 97, Ringgold
A Rossville man received quite the surprise when he allegedly attempted to burglarized a Fort Oglethorpe home only to be confronted by the homeowner in the garage, police say.
Seven years ago, Catoosa County’s Charles "Chance" Nix graduated from Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) with a plan. He would take his criminal justice degree he earned in 2010 and turn it into a career.
The Fort Oglethorpe City Council strengthened its police department's communication equipment Monday night, July 10, after unanimously approving the purchase of 10 new Motorola portable radios.
Two Catoosa County teenagers were arrested for their alleged involvement with a string of vandalism in both Catoosa County and Hamilton County, Tenn., police say.
If you want to be alerted of potential emergencies and inclement weather in Walker County, sign up for emergency alerts with the commissioner's office.
The city of Fort Oglethorpe said goodbye to long-time friend and local historian Gerry Depken Monday night, July 10, while also welcoming Rick Quarles as its new building and planning-zoning director.
Federal and local law enforcement officers served a search warrant Friday, July 14, at 404 East Gordon Ave., Rossville, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.
Walker County Emergency Services (WCES) invites the public to an open house and ribbon cutting for Fire Station 2 on Friday, July 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A little more than three months after denying a variance request for a local restaurant, the Ringgold City Council voted Monday night, July 10, to reconsider and approve the request with stipulations.
Since its founding in 1942, Fellowship Baptist Church and its congregation was an active part of the Chickamauga community.
Three Catoosa County law enforcement agencies will band together for a joint educational program Wednesday afternoon, July 12, as they hope to educate the public on the dangers of distracted driving.
A Fort Oglethorpe dental office is under construction after a man lost control of his vehicle along Cloud Springs Road over the weekend and crashed into the building, police say.
A new grocery store option could soon be coming to Fort Oglethorpe, but city officials and the chain itself are keeping the possibility pretty hush-hush for the time being.
A boil water advisory has been lifted for Walker County Water & Sewerage Authority (WCWSA) customers, ten days after being issued. However, water use restrictions remain in effect for all WCWSA and City of LaFayette water customers.
Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Court Judges Kristina Cook Graham and Don Thompson have named Gretchen Neal as the coordinator of the Adult Felony Drug Court.
Walker County residents under boil advisory should still boil any water before consumption. Meanwhile, officials say geese may be responsible for the bacteria E. coli being found in a well on June 29, prompting the advisory.
An early morning vehicle theft on West Highway 193 in the Kensington community of Walker County resulted in the vehicle owner being shot at while pursuing his stolen vehicle in a second vehicle owned by the victim.
James Allen Johnson, 44, who was charged Monday (July 3) with stabbing a Walker County Sheriff's Office Corp. J. D. Holland, was extradited from the Hamilton County, Tenn., jail to the Walker County, Georgia, jail about 5 p.m. Wednesday (July 5), according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.
Kenneth Wayne Leslie, 54, of 4798 West Side Drive, Louisville, KY arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to obey traffic control device.
As a precaution, a boil water advisory will remain in effect until further notice for certain areas of Walker County. On June 29, a routine inspection of the Walker County Water Treatment plant resulted in a positive E. coli sample from a source well, prior to treatment.
A new restaurant could be gracing Ringgold with its presence after representatives from Arby's recently met with the city's mayor and council to discuss a sign variance.
Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is borrowing $4 million to keep county government running without any financial hiccups.
A Catoosa County high school teacher was one of a dozen people charged in an undercover prostitution sting conducted in nearby East Ridge, Tenn.
Samuel Kalil Hutchinson, 20, of 101 Ireland Lane, Chickamauga arrested on charges of violation of Georgia’s controlled substance act, possession of marijuana, no proof of insurance, operation of unregistered vehicle, use of license plate to conceal identity of motor vehicle and failure to ob…
One Walker is a Walker County Chamber of Commerce program that brings leaders of local businesses and governments together to share a meal while highlighting one of the county's four municipalities.
The Catoosa County Board of Education will conduct a special meeting, sitting as a student appeal tribunal on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 9:00 A.M. at the Catoosa County Board of Education office (Department of Education) at 307 Cleveland Street, Ringgold, Georgia.
Stacey Meeks, a captain with the LaFayette Police Department, has been named the city's first director of fire services and emergency management.
Authorities have arrested a Flintstone man on a host of drug charges. They say the suspect, a convicted felon and known drug dealer, had cocaine, ecstasy, oxycodone, firearms and thousands in cash.
Georgia's Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner, Ralph Hudgens, announced Wednesday that a reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information regarding a fire that damaged a hardware business in Walker County.
LaFayette's traditional Fourth of July celebration, the Freedom Festival, has grown by several activities this year, including wrestling, a hamburger-eating contests and games.
Authorities believe someone deliberately started a fire outside a LaFayette business Tuesday night. A petroleum-based accelerant was discovered at the scene.
Catoosa County commissioners extended the curfew for a local drag strip Tuesday night, June 20, and also created a contingency plan for speedways during bad weather scenarios.
Celebrating the birth of the United States takes center stage at the 11th annual "Patriotism at The Post" concert and fireworks show slated to take place at historic Barnhardt Circle Monday, July 3, beginning at 7:30 p.m.