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Through investigations and intelligence, Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force identified Danny Kerdell Smith of Rossville as a distributor of methamphetamine in Northwest Georgia.

It’s easy for the average person to think that water company business is mundane and boring and thus ignore an election for a water company board member. But water is the most essential element of life and making sure it gets delivered to your home or business clean, safe and consistently is…

Friends of the Gordon Lee Mansion, a local nonprofit group, held its annual Blue & Grey BBQ Contest & Festival Sept. 14 on the grounds of the historic mansion in Chickamauga.

Akins, Robert, Dalton, failure to appear (misdemeanor)Ball, Robin, 4244 Ridge Road, Hartford, Tenn., violation probation (felony)Braden, Nicholas, 5404 Mulberry Street, Ooltewah, violation probation (felony)Conley, Patsy, disorderly conduct (housed for Fort Oglethorpe Police Department), vio…

Coldwell Banker Kinard Realty and Troopers Treasures have joined forces for National “Homes for Dogs” Adoption Weekend. The Ringgold event will be hosted at Coldwell Banker Kinard Realty at 7616 Nashville St. in Ringgold on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Come the first two weeks of October, if you’re out hiking in the woods, don’t be surprised if a helicopter or plane flies overhead and starts to drop what appears to be little dirty-looking packets of candy from the air. It’s not for you. Don’t eat it.

Some facts from the US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service about rabies.

Jerry Len Miller, 37, of 2548 Highland Avenue, Chattanooga arrested on a charge of driving while suspended.Trey Austin Parker, 18, of 1830 Fant Drive, Fort Oglethorpe arrested on a charge of burglary.Gavin Blake Vice, 18, of 78 Carrol Ct, Ringgold arrested on a charge of possession of mariju…

Ringgold High School’s homecoming festivities include a parade on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 4:30 with the homecoming ceremony at RHS Don Patterson Field beginning at 7 p.m. on Oct. 4, followed by the homecoming game against Sonoraville. There will be different dress-up days during the week of hom…

DeLaine Hunter, founder and CEO of North Georgia Healthcare Center in Ringgold, and her partners in a new non-profit called Healthy Foundations are looking at a 200-acre piece of property in Tunnel Hill to establish a center to help people struggling with addiction turn their lives around an…

♦ On Sept. 11, 2001, four planes hijacked by terrorists flew into three U.S. buildings — the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Arlington County, Va. — and into a field near Shanksville, Penn.

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, LaFayette Fire Services sent two of its firefighters to Workout Anytime, a fitness center in the city, to walk the number of flights of stairs that were in the World Trade Center.

Members of the Kiwanis Club of Fort Oglethorpe enjoyed an update on the various programs offered and achievements of the students of Georgia Northwestern Technical College by Dr. Heidi Popham, president, at a luncheon meeting held Sept. 6 at Park Place Restaurant.

A 51-year-old Chattanooga man, John Brent Trammell, has been arrested and booked at the Walker County jail on charges of rape, aggravated sodomy, aggravated sexual battery, incest and exploitation of a disabled person, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.

For 10 years now, every third-grader in Catoosa County Public Schools has received a brand new dictionary from Catoosa Citizens for Learning (CCL), which has given away 8,000 dictionaries to date. Students also receive a special pen with their graduation year imprinted on it.

On Friday, Aug. 23, students at Graysville Elementary School participated in a pep rally to kick off the school-wide behavior program, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). All grade levels filled the gym and excitement grew as students saw cheerleaders, several high school fo…