A bill in the Georgia House could slightly change the age demographic of kindergartners enrolling in public schools.
A shoplifting arrest of a LaFayette man at Walmart led authorities to discover he stole someone else’s prescribed medication.
Dr. T. Darrell Weldon has been appointed as chairman of the board for Hutcheson Medical Center Inc., the Fort Oglethorpe hospital announced Thursday, Jan. 29.
Saturday, Jan. 31
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston said in a press release authorities have arrested a man who was in the process of becoming a paid-per-call firefighter on a rape charge.
Viola N. Hamilton, 84, Chickamauga
Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston says authorities have arrested the city clerk of Ranger in connection with the theft of Special Purpose Local Option Sales tax funds.
Today: Sunny, with a high near 45. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
CARTERSVILLE – Black ice is possible Friday morning in the highest elevations of Northwest Georgia.
The Floyd County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) supports the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the National Weather Service in observing February 2-6, as Severe Weather Awareness Week. Encouraging families to learn emergency preparedness and response procedures for all types of severe weather events is the goal of the observance with a daily focus on these topics:
Sue Long, director of the Fort Oglethorpe Housing Authority, is accusing mayor Lynn Long of trying to take over the Housing Authority.
Here are the prices of the lowest regular unleaded for cities in our area according to Gasbuddy.com:
The unemployment rate in the northwest Georgia region in December was 6.5 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 6.4 percent in November. The rate in December 2013 was 7.2 percent, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
An Atlanta film crew, whose members are Walker County natives, plan to shoot a film in Walker and is looking to raise money for the project.
Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Jan 16-22, 2015.
Here is the arrest report for the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department for Jan. 16-22, 2015.
Thursday, Jan. 29
Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5 pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
A LaFayette man accused of burglarizing a Clervue Circle home last year was behind bars at the Floyd County Jail on Wednesday.
News Publishing Co., the owner of the Rome News-Tribune, will be sold to Times-Journal Inc. after the Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, approval of the deal by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge.