A Gordon County mother and two children were injured Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on Ga. 53.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has unanimously upheld the convictions and two death sentences given to Donnie Allen Hulett for the 2002 murders of brothers, Larry and Arvine Phelps. Hulett was 21 at the time of the crime.
Ringgold’s mayor and city council will try to determine the fate of two ginkgo trees that were accidentally scheduled for demolition as part of the city’s downtown streetscaping plan, which is currently underway.
Monday, Oct. 20
Today: Areas of fog before 9 am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Local gasoline prices continued at bargain rates Sunday afternoon.
Cohutta Banking Company, a division of Synovus Bank, has named Alicia Moore as branch manager of the LaFayette and Chickamauga branches.
The Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club inducted its 2015 officers and board members at Hutcheson Medical Center on Friday, Oct. 10.
The Samaritan’s Purse will host a benefit concert Saturday, Nov. 1, featuring Ivan Parker. Proceeds will help support Operation Heal Our Patriots, a ministry that invites military and their spouses to a week retreat in Alaska.
Sunday, Oct. 19
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Certainly, the days of playground, locker room, and cafeteria bullies still exist, but what about equally lethal cyber bullies? Through numerous social networks and multi-media devices children and teens are subject to ridicule, threats, slander and increasingly serious situations that fall under bullying.
Kim Riddle of Fort Oglethorpe left high school 34 years ago, but is now enrolled at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) and studying business administrative technology.
Georgia attorney general, Sam Olens, has made fighting prescription drug abuse a priority.
Southern gospel performers the Hullender Family will appear at Sacred Sounds Fridays, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot, corner of Depot Street and U.S. 41 in Ringgold, Ga. for the Share America Foundation. Also appearing will be Aimee' Garner.
Northwest Georgia has two National Merit Scholar semifinalists this year.
Saturday, Oct. 18
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Oct. 3-9, 2014.