Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is tightening up on policies for budgeting and purchase orders.
That federal judges have determined that some of Walker County School District's rules governing public meetings are unconstitutional could prove costly.
Two career criminals have added new chapters to their wrap sheets after crashing into multiple vehicles while leading authorities in a high-speed chase through Catoosa County in a stolen truck, police say.
Catoosa County sheriff's detectives recently arrested a woman who allegedly helped set up the assault and robbery of a pizza delivery person in Ringgold in September.
The Catoosa County Health Department, 145 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, is now offering flu vaccines. Please call the health department at 706-406-2000 to schedule an appointment.
Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield still isn't certain why some officials are questioning the legality of his proposed 2018 budget.
On October 4, the Fort Oglethorpe and Ringgold Police departments joined 650 other police departments nationwide to participate in "Coffee with a Cop" Day – an opportunity for the police and members of the community to mingle and get to know one another better.
A man was arrested for theft in Fort Oglethorpe after he allegedly stole his girlfriend's SUV and then crashed it in Hamilton County, Tenn., police say.
A Ringgold woman was arrested after she allegedly burglarized her roommate's storage unit and made off with more than 25 chainsaws, police say.
5 p.m. UPDATE: The National Weather Service has upgraded the tropical storm watch for Northwest Georgia to a tropical storm alert.
A woman was arrested in Fort Oglethorpe after she allegedly tried to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at a the Circle K gas station on Cloud Springs Road, police say.
A Rossville woman was arrested at McDonald's in Fort Oglethorpe after she allegedly threw drinks at employees and hit a woman with a door following a blowup over cold food, police say.
On the morning of Oct. 4, 1997, when Alvin Ridley drove to a pay phone and called 911 after finding his wife Virginia unresponsive, whispers began to surface in town that he'd killed her.
Catoosa County commissioners recently approved bids for upcoming stormwater projects, and for the upgrade of the phone system at the Sheriff's Department.
Catoosa County commissioners recently approved a zoning ordinance amendment that will make it less costly for residents and developers to build in designated flood plain areas.
A Rossville man was arrested in Catoosa County, 10 days after he allegedly forced his way into his estranged wife's apartment with a gun and threatened to kill her in front of the couple's three children.
Officials now believe that a fire at the former Don Lolo Mexican Restaurant building in LaFayette was accidentally started by squatters.
Local residents will have the chance for fellowship and conversation on Wednesday, Oct. 4, as members of local law enforcement agencies will be participating in "Coffee with a Cop" events.
Ringgold's mayor and City Council, a month after initially starting the conversation of whether to steam meetings over social media via Facebook Live, are looking into the legalities of the matter as it relates to open records requests.
LaFayette Fire Services, along with assisting agencies, responded to a commercial fire early Friday morning in LaFayette. Official are investigating to decide if it was an act of arson.
Catoosa County sheriff's detectives are investigating two residential burglaries that recently took place less than 24 hours apart on opposite ends of the county.
Catoosa County sheriff's detectives are searching for a burglary suspect who drove a truck through the front entrance of gas stations on back-to-back days just before burglarizing each one.
A former Walker County teacher who was investigated in 2016 for child molestation was arrested in Alabama on Wednesday for allegedly producing child pornography in the late 1990s.
The Catoosa County Board of Commissioners, during its meeting on Sept. 19, recognized Public Works Projects Inspector Jeremy Bryson as its Catoosa STAR Award Employee of the Month for Sept.
We asked Heritage High School students attending a writing workshop by famed author Jeff Zentner to share their feelings about reading, writing, favorite authors and what inspires them to create. Here are their responses.
By day, Jeff Zentner is a prosecutor for the state of Tennessee. By night – and any other spare moment he can grab – he’s an award-winning author of books for young adults.
The city of Ringgold recently adopted a new probation services agreement that includes details of how it conducts and oversees how probationers work their community service hours.
LaFayette City Manager David Hamilton told the City Council it would save money to contract tree-trimming services rather than doing the job in-house.
The Walker County Health Department, 603 East Villanow St., Lafayette, is now offering flu vaccines on a walk-in basis during regular business hours.
Walker County property owners may see a 7 mill increase on bills being mailed along with annual tax bills next month,
The Walker County Ag Festival has all the trappings of an old-time county fair. The only fair-like things missing from the one-day event will be midway rides.
A Catoosa County developer saw his rezoning request shot down by commissioners Sept. 19 after numerous residents complained that additional houses would clutter and alter their rural neighborhood.
The city of Ringgold recently approved the paving of two roads in its downtown area, as well as a change order for a water valve issue related to the Alabama Highway widening project.
After months of work, the city of Ringgold finally closed out the details of its Chapman Road project off U.S. Highway 41, which has created a much easier travel path for residents of the Callaway Farms community.
One-time mayoral hopeful Paul Lee has filed a $15,000 lawsuit against the city of Ringgold and its elections superintendent following his short-lived run for mayor during the 2015 election.