Errol Wayne Ernsberger, 56, Ringgold, Ga.
If Walker County were forced to pay back — immediately and in full — a nearly $9 million debt to Erlanger Health System, it would break the county, Commissioner Shannon Whitfield says.
The Walker County Animal Shelter has significantly reduced the number of animals being euthanized, Commissioner Shannon Whitfield said.
Catoosa County's Human Resources Department recently brought home an award after being recognized as the best medium-sized agency human resources department in the state.
Chief Judge Kristina Cook Graham has appointed Attorney McCracken Poston of Ringgold to serve as a member of the Public Defender Supervisory Panel of the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit.
On Monday, December 4, at 7 p.m., a Georgia State Patrol trooper conducted a traffic stop on a Ford Ranger pickup truck at the Circle K store located on Ga. Highway 136 (Main Street) in Trenton.
City officials in Ringgold recently took part in a "big check" presentation with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs after being awarded a $600,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant in November.
Fort Oglethorpe is adding the finishing touches to its gymnasium renovation project on Second Street after approving up the $30,000 for the paving of the facility's parking lot.
Catoosa County sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of a U-Haul trailer that occurred in broad daylight from a Rossville business, police say.
A LaFayette man led police on a high-speed chase reaching speeds over 100 mph after allegedly stealing a vehicle in Chickamauga.
Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield authorized the official adoption of the general budget for 2018 during the Thursday, Nov. 30, commissioner's meeting in LaFayette.
A Rossville man is behind bars after leading deputies on a chase on James Street in Rossville, leaving two deputies injured and an elementary school on lockdown.
The Catoosa County News will challenge a decision by three constitutional officers to give the newspaper's "legal organ" status to an out-of-state newspaper.
CHI Memorial in Chattanooga, Tenn., has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cornerstone Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe and has acquired the former "Hutcheson on the Parkway" in Ringgold.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation, based in Madison, Wis., recently sent a letter to Catoosa County Schools demanding that activities with religious connections cease.
In July of this year, the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to Catoosa County Schools’ attorney Renzo Wiggins leveling two charges at the district, one regarding Heritage High School and one regarding Ringgold High School.
The city of Fort Oglethorpe recently finalized the completion of one of its sewer projects, and also stocked up on water meters for its Public Utilities Department.
A Rossville man was arrested for aggravated assault in Catoosa County after he allegedly shot another man in the leg during a dispute, police say.
Catoosa County Public Schools and the Sheriff's Department investigated an incident at Ringgold Middle School Thursday morning, Nov. 30, that wound up being nothing more than a prank, officials say.
Members of Heritage High School's book club were treated to a cool opportunity Wednesday morning, Nov. 15, when young adult author Hannah Rials held a creative writing workshop in the school's Media Center.
Long-time community leader Jeff Long was recently named Patriotic Citizen of the Year by the Catoosa County Citizens' and Veterans' Memorial.
Walker County residents are already experiencing an improvement in emergency services following a recent realignment of public safety resources.
The city of Fort Oglethorpe has partnered with the city's Tourism Association for Christmas at the Post, which combines Christmas market vendors of gifts, arts, crafts, décor, services and food, Christmas music and pictures, with Santa and the annual Christmas parade for a family festival on…
The city of Fort Oglethorpe's new Veteran's Council will hold its next meeting on Dec. 12, as it furthers its effort to create a memorial park within the city.
Catoosa County's commissioners approved a grant application Tuesday night, Nov. 21, that will secure nearly $730,000 in funding for road projects.
BIRMINGHAM – A Colbert County man pleaded guilty today (Nov. 27) to producing child pornography between 1997 and 1998, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, Principle Deputy Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, and Homeland Security Investig…
Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield said Primary Health Care's announcement of purchasing an abandoned hospice building validates what he has been saying for months — that the organization has had the financial ability to pay more.
During the past decade Primary Health Care, which occupies a Walker County government-owned building in Rossville, has received more than a million dollars in free rent, utilities, building maintenance and insurance, all at the expense of taxpayers, says Commissioner Shannon Whitfield.
The city of Fort Oglethorpe recently awarded a bid for the first phase of its planned sewerage project along U.S. Highway 41, with three additional phases to follow in the years to come.
A Rossville man was arrested on multiple charges after he allegedly avoided a traffic stop by speeding away from an officer and hiding at a friend's house, police say.
As families and friends reflect on the many things for which they are thankful this holiday, there is something easily overlooked but that can be the difference between death and life itself.
After 24 years operating under the name Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care (CCAC), the animal rescue group has voted to change its name.
LaFayette is changing the name of its main recreation building to honor the late Harrington couple, pioneers in the city's recreation endeavors. The building will be called the Harry and Sue Harrington Center.
Principal Vince Phillips devised a creative plan to surprise Ty Cook with the announcement that he had been chosen as Catoosa County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Mr. Phillips asked Mr. Cook to come to the office for a meeting. While Mr. Cook was in the office, students lined the 7th g…
LaFayette City Council, during is Nov. 13 meeting, adopted a new ordinance that clarifies its laws on junk vehicles. The vote was unanimous (5-0).
Catoosa County's Public Works Department has scheduled road repair work for the 1300 block of Pine Grove Road that'll take place over the weekend.
The Al Millard Stocking Full of Love Toy Drive is well underway in Walker County and its deadline for applicants is Nov. 30.
The cities of Ringgold and Fort Oglethorpe are gearing up for their annual Christmas celebrations with parades and gatherings slated for consecutive weekends beginning Dec. 1.