Catoosa County commissioners recently approved a change order that will save the county a little more than $36,000 on its planned purchase of five pumper tanker trucks for the fire department.
Following a test last summer that showed higher-than-average levels of haloacetic acid, the city of Ringgold has decided to implement a computer modeling system to better monitor the flow of its drinking water.
It was a special night for Fort Oglethorpe City Councilwoman Paula Stinnett when four generations of her family were on hand to witness her being sworn in for her second term of office.
Georgians from the 14th Congressional District may know Tom Graves as their congressman, a dedicated conservative who served in the Georgia General Assembly for more than seven years before being elected to Congress in 2010.
A new website, one that gives Walker County citizens and potential investors everything they need to know at a click of a button and is constantly being updated, is now up and running.
The new year has brought new changes to what Catoosa County will have to look for when drug testing its transit drivers following a policy update from the Federal Transit Administration.
Catoosa County and the cities of Ringgold and Fort Oglethorpe have reached a tentative compromise agreement on how projected tax revenue will be divided among the three during the next SPLOST cycle.
Ringgold officials have elected to replace a beloved dead tree that currently resides in its historical district after the former mayor requested that a replacement be brought in.
The Catoosa County Fire Department has been making a big difference in the community over the past few months by installing smoke alarms in homes throughout the community through their partnership with the American Red Cross.
The Catoosa County Fire Department has been offering free CPR classes to the public for the past few months, and recently received a grant for CPR masks that they'll give away to those who take part in the course.
A vehicle was stolen from in front of a residence on Waverly Drive in Rossville on Dec. 28 after the owner left the car unattended for a few minutes to let it warm up, police say.
The city of Fort Oglethorpe has crosswalk and paving upgrades in the works thanks to Georgia Department of Transportation's (GDOT) Local Maintenance & Improvement Grants (LMIG).
The GBI is investigating reports that the woman who made a false 911 emergency call that led to a deputy fatally shooting a Rossville man inside his house suffers from dementia.
Since 2008, when it opened a clinic in the building formerly occupied by the Walker County Health Department, Primary Health Care has been THE provider of affordable medical services in Rossville.
Icy conditions contributed to a massive wreck Monday morning along I-75 in Catoosa County as approximately 35 vehicles were involved in a pileup between Tunnel Hill and Ringgold.
Fire crews battled a Catoosa County house completely engulfed in flames last week, but officials say investigators are still working to determine the cause of the blaze.
Authorities continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting that left a Walker County man dead and lingering questions about the emergency phone call that led to the fatal incident.
Catoosa County plans to renovate its decommissioned Fire Station 3 in the Graysville community after unanimously approving a construction contract Tuesday night, Jan. 2.
Ringgold officials recently had a lengthy discussion about stormwater issues in the Bluff View subdivision and approved possibly consulting with a hydrologist to investigate the matter.
Fort Oglethorpe is one of four communities chosen by The Thrive Regional Partnership and the Lyndhurst Foundation, both based in Chattanooga, to participate in a 10-month program devoted to "creative placemaking and design-thinking" with the goal of learning how to build on its "arts and cul…
The attorney for a woman whose father was shot and killed by a Walker County deputy says a 911 call that set the stage for the incident came from the woman's mother-in-law.
Ringgold's City Council welcomed its newest member on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 2, as Kelly Bomar was sworn into office by Judge McCracken Poston.
Catoosa County recognized Building Maintenance Director Greg James as its STAR Award Employee of the Month winner for the month of December.
The city of Ringgold recently approved a design for protective bulletproof glass to be installed at the main counter of City Hall as a safety measure for employees.
A few weeks after receiving a $600,000 grant for a new water tank, the city of Ringgold has now retained an engineer for the proposed $1.5 million project that will ensure the city's water needs for the future.
Catoosa County recently approved its qualifying fees for the 2018 election cycle, setting up the required costs to run for six positions that will be up for grabs.
The Ringgold City Council recently discussed making IT software available to the public that would allow residents the opportunity to connect with city staff to address immediate issues.
Ringgold's decision to offer live streaming of City Council meetings has been a big hit over the past few years, which prompted the board last month to unanimously approve a renewal agreement with the streaming service.
A Rossville couple was arrested on numerous charges after they admitted to shooting at their teenage son in order to keep him from leaving home, police say.
A Tunnel Hill man recently got more than he bargained for when he was tackled to the ground by a woman after he allegedly pulled a knife and threatened to stab her, police say.
As if getting robbed wasn't bad enough, a Ringgold family had several Christmas gifts stolen recently when their home was burglarized on Fowler Road off Battlefield Parkway, police say.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an early-morning New Year's Day shooting in which a Rossville man was killed by a Walker County deputy.
Catoosa County detectives are investigating a residential burglary that took place on Keith Road the day after Christmas, in which approximately $4,000 worth of property was stolen.
Catoosa County sheriff's detectives are investigating multiple storage unit burglaries at a facility on Mack Smith Road in Rossville.
On January 1, 2018, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to investigate an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Mark Steven Parkinson, 65.
We’ve been experiencing a cold snap, which is to be expected in the throes of winter. The more important question is: Will we get a big snow this season? The odds are not in favor of it.
It's been long-rumored that the popular Publix supermarket chain has been planning to open a store in Fort Oglethorpe, and representatives from the chain confirmed that plan this week.
A judge has temporarily halted the county's attempt to transfer The Catoosa County News' legal organ status to an out-of-state newspaper.