Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Georgia’s sales tax holiday is Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2.
Former Cedartown attorney Miles Gammage, currently serving an almost six-year sentence for mail fraud, has asked a federal judge to reconsider the decision to garnish some $20,000 belonging to him.
Monday, July 28
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Brady and Dalton Green competed in youth livestock shows at the Georgia Agri-Center in Perry, Ga. Green competed in the Georgia beef futurity with his Hereford heifer and Angus steer. He placed ninth in showmanship, first with his Hereford heifer, and ninth with his steer. He also had the privilege of presiding over the opening ceremonies for the event and the Georgia Club Calf Producers’ Association (GCCPA) awards program.
Rock Spring United Methodist Church welcomes Rev. John T. Brantley as the new pastor. John, his wife Wendy, their three children, Susanna, Luke and Frances, as well as Wendy's father, Bill, make up the new pastoral family. They moved to this area from Jackson, Georgia.
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Monday, July 28
The Fort Oglethorpe City Council recognized the L.F.O. High School academic decathlon team. The 2013-2014 team competed in 10 events with all nine members participating in every event. They won the Div. II state championship and the overall state championship in Atlanta on March and competed in the national championship in Honolulu in April.
University of North Georgia announces president’s honor roll
If you represent a nonprofit organization in Catoosa, Dade or Walker Counties, please consider submitting a project proposal for the United Way Volunteer Center’s 25th Annual Day of Caring.
Catoosa County public schools' special education department archives and stores special education student records for a limited time according to the Georgia education retention schedules.
North Georgia Electric Membership (NGEMC) Foundation announced that nonprofit charitable and civic organizations that serve the seven counties in the NGEMC service area may apply online for Operation Round Up grants through August 31.
Saturday, July 26
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Floyd County police officials believe the driver of a wrecked 1994 Jeep Cherokee found off U.S. 27 on the Armuchee Creek bank early Saturday morning left the wreck on foot.
A former Roman’s attempt to bring some large water slides to Rome was stymied Thursday when an Ohio group was the high bidder for the Pioneer Waterland and Fun Park.
Norman Christopher Ross, 48, Rossville
Though fairly new to Walker and Catoosa counties, Primary Healthcare Centers have a well-established record of providing affordable and comprehensive health care in northwest Georgia.
On Thursday July 24, the Chickamauga Lions Club hosted Lions Club district governor Garner Andrews.