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Walker County maintained a 3/3Y ISO rating following a rigorous re-view of fire services in the unincorporated areas of the county and city of Chickamauga.

GNTC’s Welding Fabrication team took home the silver medal. (From left to right) Luke Shehee, Timothy Myers and Dakota Green. / Contributed

GNTC students pose for a picture after the 2019 SkillsUSA Georgia award ceremony in Atlanta on Saturday, March 23. (From left to right) Autumn Donaldson, silver medalist in the Medical Assisting competition; Kimberlee Hall, gold medalist in the Practical Nursing competition; Brittany Square,…

Aquarium field trip: Mrs. Floyd’s class at Cherokee Ridge Elementary School enjoys its field trip to the Aquarium. / Contributed

The Fort Oglethorpe Police Department is continuing with its technology upgrades as city officials have approved the purchase of a new server to go along with a newly purchased software system.

On March 2, the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce held “Celebrate Catoosa Red Carpet Gala and Casino Night,” one of its three annual fundraisers, at the Colonnade in Ringgold. The special thing about this particular yearly fundraiser is that it’s also an occasion for the Chamber to present …

Here is the Walker County arrest/booking report for March 11-17:

When it comes to a commitment to a clean community and a commitment to helping area residents clean up their properties, there is none more concerned and active than Dr. Chris Robinson and the Project 52 team, a specialized local missions ministry at Covenant College.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) has received a $2.1 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education called the Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) to improve academic quality, institutional management and fiscal responsibility.

Business and political leaders from Dalton as well as all across the Northwest Georgia region were on hand for the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce’s “Good Morning Dalton: Higher Education” event Tuesday morning, March 19, at the Dalton Convention Center.

The Walker County Department of Education joined in a statewide celebration School Board Appreciation Week (March 18-22) to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week-long observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education.

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield's March 14 meeting was one of the busiest ones in months, as it was preceded by public hearings on four issues, including two that were quite continuous -- an ordinance concerning blight problems countywide, plus an ordinance concerning an 8% hote…

The Walker County Department of Education is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 18-22, 2019, has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The week-long observance calls attention to the contrib…

At the March 11, 2019, Chickamauga City Board of Education meeting, Chairman Corky Jewell administered the board member oath of office to Ms. Cindy Roberts. Ms. Roberts is filling the seat vacated by Mr. Billy N. Ellis, who passed away in November 2018. / Contributed

Here is the Walker County arrest/booking report for March 4-10: