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.
The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force just had the largest drug bust since January, with more than $400,000 worth of ICE methamphetamine and marijuana being seized in Rossville on Tuesday.
City Manager David Hamilton, during the Monday, Nov. 14 LaFayette council meeting, gave an update on the city's PRIDE (Protect-Revitalize-Invest-Develop-Enjoy) initiative.
With a developer's annexation and zoning requests waiting in limbo, Catoosa County's Board of Commissioners recently gave the city of Fort Oglethorpe a pass after it failed to notify the county of the proposed annexation.
The Catoosa County Board of Commissioners recognized the Ringgold Flag Committee with a proclamation Tuesday night, Nov. 7, in honor of the fine work the groups does each year with bi-annual "Festival of Flags" celebration throughout Ringgold.
The city of Fort Oglethorpe has been working for months on a renovation project of the old gymnasium on Second Street and recently struck a deal with Catoosa County to assume responsibility for the refurbished facility.
LaFayette Fire Services wants to bring fire safety awareness in time for Christmas as well as provide a memorable moment for area children.
A willingness to allocate resources to secure specialized services, maintain a solid financial footing and commit to long-range planning is paying off for elected officials and residents of Chickamauga.
About 40 feet of copper piping was stolen from a church along Ga. Highway 151 (Alabama Highway) sometime during a two-day period earlier this week, police say.
The cost of anything purchased, except for fuel, in Walker County will increase next spring.
State Sen. Jeff Mullis of Chickamauga received the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) Presidential Citation on Tuesday, Nov. 7, in Ringgold.
Ringgold's City Council will have a new face in 2018 after newcomer Kelly Bomar defeated incumbent Jake Haynes Tuesday, Nov. 7.
Election Day is off to a soggy start in Ringgold as voters have had to deal with morning rain and afternoon storms while voting for the Ringgold City Council race.
After 22 years of working for Shaw Industries, Darren Weeks woke up one morning realizing he wanted to do something else with his life – something that mattered more.
A new traffic signal light has been activated at the intersection of Twin Cedars Road and Lee Clarkson Road on U.S. Highway 27 in the Rock Spring community in Catoosa County.
On Nov. 4, the Catoosa Citizens’ and Veterans’ Memorial board of directors and volunteers, as well as many folks from the community, gathered at The Colonnade in Ringgold to honor veterans, individuals and groups who have contributed to making their communities and their country better and s…
A benefit for a 15-year-old Chickamauga boy who suffered a traumatic brain injury early this month is planned for Saturday, Nov. 11, at Phibbs Bar & Grill in Rock Spring.
An off-duty police officer had his personal vehicle stolen from a Rossville gas station after he left it unattended in the parking lot with the keys still in it and the engine running, police say.
Catoosa County sheriff's detectives are investigating a residential burglary in Tunnel Hill that occurred Halloween night while the family was out trick-or-treating, police say.
Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield will take to Facebook Monday, Nov. 6, to explain and respond to questions concerning the upcoming Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) vote.
After Stephanie Wardlaw and Debbie Ingle, pre-kindergarten coordinator for Walker County Schools, recently read the children's book "Pete and P.J." to a group of 4-year-olds from North LaFayette Elementary, Ingle discussed the importance of reading and talking to pre-K children so they would…
Hundreds of area students learned a little more about history in an exciting way while taking part in the "Remembering Our Heroes" School Day event at Fort Oglethorpe's 6th Cavalry Museum.
LaFayette Fire Services personnel recently bagged and handed out groceries to elderly residents as part of a monthly program to help feed the city's senior citizens.
The city of Ringgold was recently awarded a $600,000 grant to help with funding for a new water tank project that'll ensure the city's water needs in the future.
The Catoosa County Trans-Aid Department recently re-upped its annual services contract with Transit Alliance Group, and all upgraded its system to include GPS and mobile data upgrades on its buses.
Old tires attract pests, junk up yards and harm the environment. Walker County wants to help residents recycle this neighborhood nuisance by hosting its first ever Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day.
After receiving invoices for recalculations on the city's wastewater usage, Fort Oglethorpe officials recently approved the payment of more than $300,000 for overages accumulated during the previous two years.
The city of Ringgold recently added another feature to its ongoing overhaul of the decking at the historic Depot by approving the replacement of the existing aluminum handrails with sturdier steel ones.
In an Oct. 20 letter to Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care (CCAC), County Manager Jim Walker suspended the rescue group from partnering with the county shelter.