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Tuesday 09/23/2014
Rock Spring Show and Sell craft fair marks 44th year
Posted: September 23, 2014

The 44th annual Show and Sell at Rock Spring United Methodist Church will be Saturday, Sept. 27, with arts, crafts, artisans, demonstrations, entertainment and a wide variety of delectable home-cooked Southern specialties.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Tuesday, Sept. 23
Posted: September 23, 2014

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Citizen challenging candidate’s run for Fort Oglethorpe council; hearing will be held
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 4:36 pm

The city council race in Fort Oglethorpe just got a little more complicated.

Man dies after saving brother in Rossville fire
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 9:34 am

A fire at a mobile home in Rossville took the life of a 27-year-old Rossville man on Sunday

Tuesday's weather: Sunny, high 79
Posted: September 23, 2014

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning. 

Monday 09/22/2014
Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Monday, Sept. 22, 2014
Posted: September 22, 2014

Thomas Lee Langford, Sr., 66, Fort Oglethorpe

Ironman Chattanooga coming this weekend
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 3:12 pm

Local officials believe some minor inconveniences expected this Sunday, Sept. 28, when the bicycling leg of Ironman Chattanooga rolls through Chattanooga Valley and Chickamauga, could pay off in a big way for the area.

Arson investigators say accelerant used in LaFayette house fire
Posted: September 22, 2014

Investigation of a suspicious fire at the LaFayette residence of individuals recently charged with international drug trafficking has been determined an arson by the use of an accelerant.

Ringgold to discuss pedestrian bridge progress, flag dispute during tonight’s council meeting
Posted: September 22, 2014

The Ringgold city council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Monday night, Sept. 22, where it will discuss the status of its pedestrian bridge project, as well as give an update on the status of the lawsuit with the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) regarding flag placement at the Depot.

LaFayette police searching for missing teen
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 12:05 pm

The LaFayette Police Department is searching for a missing 16-year-old girl.

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department still investigating fatal Ringgold shooting
Posted: September 22, 2014

The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Friday afternoon, Sept. 19 in Ringgold, in which a woman staying at her boyfriend’s house shot and killed another female whom she believed to be an intruder.

AAA: Gas prices slide for the seventh consecutive week - prices could fall below $3 a gallon by years end
Posted: September 22, 2014

Motorists continue to enjoy a discount at the pump, as gas prices fall to their lowest point since February. Nationally, the price of gas fell 6 cents in the past week, marking a seven week decline in gasoline prices.

Catoosa County Habitat's “Hard Hats and High Heels” fashion show gives performance to remember
Posted: September 22, 2014

The community showed up in full support for Catoosa County Habitat for Humanity at the “Hard Hats and High Heels” fashion show Saturday night, Sept. 20.

Monday's weather: Sunny, high 79
Posted: September 22, 2014

Today: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. 

Sunday 09/21/2014
Playstation, laptop, and satellite radio stolen from LaFayette residence
Posted: September 21, 2014

A man said someone entered his residence off of Chestnut Street in LaFayette and stole his Playstation 3, Samsung laptop, and Sirius satellite radio.

Share America supports Catoosa County Teen Maze
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 5:50 am

The Share America Foundation, Inc. donated $400 to the Catoosa County Teen Maze coming up at the Catoosa Colonnade Oct. 6-9. The learning experience is produced as a cooperative effort of several agencies through the Catoosa Prevention Initiative serving sophomores of Catoosa, Walker and Dade counties. Phil Ledbetter, Family Collaborative coordinator said the event allows participants to “examine the consequences of life's choices in a hands-on, realistic, educational, creative and fun way.” The public is invited to see all the volunteers in action from 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. From left: Gary Knowles, SAF chairman; Phil Ledbetter; Candy Hullender, Alcohol Prevention Initiative coordinator; Jimmy Terrell, SAF vice chairman; James Pelt, SAF secretary; and Randall Franks, SAF president. Funds were generated from donations for the “In the Heat of the Night” “Christmas Time’s a Comin’” CD featuring the cast of the popular 1990s TV series. For more information, visit shareamericafoundation.org.

Fund set up for family of Catoosa County pastor who died of leukemia
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 3:13 pm

As the nation recognizes Leukemia Awareness Month, Catoosa County residents mourn the loss of one who lost his battle with the cancer.

Burglar breaks into LaFayette residence, mows lawn
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 12:10 pm

A woman said someone broke into her residence off Bradley Avenue in LaFayette and then mowed her lawn.

Military news
Posted: September 21, 2014

Smith completes U.S. Navy basic training

Sunday's weather: Partly sunny, high 87
Posted: September 21, 2014

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 15 mph. 

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