Jerry Jones, who won more than 600 basketball games in 52 seasons as a head coach, passed away on Wednesday.
Have you ever wondered how one of the world’s most highly-educated, highly-cultured and devoutly-religious people could have been taken in by an insane demagogue like Adolph Hitler? But we must also remember that the German people were economically desperate at the time and had little experi…
Lacy Christine Henry, 28, of 174 Jason Drive, Ringgold arrested on charges of driving under the influence of drugs, failure to obey traffic control device and possession of marijuana.Vanette Shajeen Churchwell, 41, of 502 Kristen Drive, Chickamauga arrested on a charge of simple battery.Jame…
Plans after graduation: I plan to serve a two-year mission for my church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and then go to college at UGA.
Those who walked into a PE class at Cherokee Ridge Elementary School this year may have been greeted with an unfamiliar sound in the gym -- laughter. That’s because the students were using the recently installed Lu Interactive Playground to learn physical skills and academics, all while runn…
The city of LaFayette is now able to send notifications to locations within the city limits, including specific areas such as neighborhoods, wards and blocks.
Rock Spring Elementary School students were celebrated for having perfect attendance in the month of April. Mrs. Clawson was joined by friends from Rossville Middle School, including Assistant Principal Massey, cheerleaders and the Rossville bulldog. The students really enjoyed the special guests.
Lauren Franks has obtained her pilot's license. She's a 2014 graduate of LaFayette High School and is enrolled in Middle Tennessee State University's Department of Aerospace, majoring in professional pilot.
The week of May 13-17 was one of celebration at Rock Spring Elementary School, which hosted the last PBIS monthly incentive. Students enjoyed a huge water slide. What a way to close out a year for SOARING behavior. The annual fifth-grade-versus-teacher volley tennis game proved to be a succe…
Members of Catoosa County’s 911 and fire departments were recently recognized for their great work in helping rescue a stranded kayaker from Chickamauga Creek.
The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department will soon add 10 new vehicles to its fleet after striking a deal with Mt. View Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Ringgold.
On Thursday, May 16, more than 200 people gathered at The Colonnade in Ringgold for the annual Catoosa County Public Schools (CCPS) Partnership Luncheon. Volunteers, businesses and organizations that partner to help students and teachers in the school system were recognized with plaques and …
A Murray County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested and is accused of sending inappropriate messages and pictures of himself to underage girls.
Fort Oglethorpe officials recently awarded a bid for updated playground equipment at Gilbert-Stephenson Park and named the access road it created near the new Food City development on U.S. Highway 41.
♦ Young, Jackie Diane, 64, 1077 Lofton Ln. 9, Chickamauga, unlawful conduct during 911 call, contacts 911 for the purpose of annoying, harassing, or interfering with or disrupting 911 call, criminal trespassing
The Battle of the Badges blood drives between the Walker and Catoosa County sheriffs’ departments are Friday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
♦ Anthony Ray Fischer, 42, of 229 Pledger Street, Lafayette arrested on charges of driving while license suspended and mirror requirements.
All Georgia tag and property tax offices -- including those in Catoosa and Walker counties -- will be closed from Thursday, May 23, until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, while a new registration and titling system called “Georgia DRIVES” is installed.
As he wraps up his second year as principal of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe (LFO) High School, Charles “Chance” Nix is receiving state honors from the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
LaFayette has been awarded a $3 million Georgia Fund loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of directors.
In an effort to raise awareness about the disease osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), Ringgold Elementary School staff and students dressed in yellow on Monday, May 6. RES third-grader, Boyd Dodson was presented to the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, May 7, as they proclaimed …
On Monday, May 6, Rock Spring Elementary School’s kindergarten students presented their “You've Got a Friend in Me at RSE” play. The day included fun songs and skits from the movie “Toy Story.” Students and staff did a great job.
Several items were recently stolen from a Catoosa County vehicle after it was ransacked while parked outside the Dollar General Store on Alabama Highway, police say.
The city of Fort Oglethorpe is planning a water main upgrade along Lafayette Road and a sewer extension project for Direct Connection Drive off Mack Smith Road.
The Walker County Tax Commissioner offices in Rock Spring and Rossville will close to the public at noon on Thursday, May 23, and not reopen until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.
Instead of complaining about changes they want to see in their school, the teachers at Stone Creek Elementary have been able to do something about it this year. As a pilot school for the new Teacher Leadership initiative in Georgia, these teachers have worked collaboratively to make those ch…
Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law on May 7 HB 481, the “Living Infant Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act,” popularly known as the “Heartbeat Bill.” It goes into effect Jan. 1, 2020.
Several Catoosa County students are gaining valuable job training out in the community thanks to a partnership between the school system and local businesses.
♦ Blansit, April Janine, 36, 2502 Kildare St. Huntsville, AL, giving false name, address, or birth name to law enforcement officer, theft by taking (misdemeanor)
Mrs. Walters’ agriculture class at Rossville Middle School is hosting a fundraiser through Donorschoose.org to raise money for the supplies needed to raise and train their guide dog, River.
Catoosa County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night, May 7, to uphold the termination of its former 911/EMA director, Dennis Thayer, after hearing his grievance appeal three weeks earlier.
The first Board of Commissioners election in Walker County doesn’t take place until 2020, but the staff at the Elections Office is already hard at work making sure every voter is placed in the correct district.