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Saturday 09/20/2014
Authorities: 18-year-old Levi Weaver shot, killed by Polk County jail administrator
Updated: September 20, 2014 - 10:46 am

UPDATE: Authorities say they could have preliminary autopsy results Saturday in the officer involved shooting death of a Cedartown man.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Saturday, Sept. 20
Posted: September 20, 2014

Saturday, Sept. 20

Saturday's weather: Mostly sunny, high 82
Posted: September 20, 2014

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Friday 09/19/2014
Sheriff: Suspect shot by Polk County Sheriff's deputy has died
Updated: September 19, 2014 - 7:28 pm

Updated 7:15 p.m.: Sheriff Moats said the suspect has died. His name is temporarily being withheld, pending arrival of the GBI.

Woman shot and killed at Catoosa County residence
Updated: September 20, 2014 - 12:20 pm

The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting in which a woman says she shot and killed an intruder.

Chicken truck driver charged with driving too fast
Posted: September 19, 2014

A chicken truck driver who overturned his truck on a Walker County road this week has been charged with driving too fast for conditions.

Police: Calhoun parents arrested after 4-year-old child found in roadway
Updated: September 19, 2014 - 3:13 pm

Calhoun Police Department officers arrested a man and woman accused of leaving their small children alone at home.

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
Posted: September 19, 2014

Lamar Caswell Lindsey, 92, Rossville

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department report: Sept. 5-11, 2014
Posted: September 19, 2014

These people were booked at the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department during Sept. 5-11, 2014.

Joyland Christian Academy accepting enrollment for Bright Start program
Updated: September 19, 2014 - 1:10 pm

Joyland Christian Academy, Inc., at 1301 Cross St. in Fort Oglethorpe, has room for students wishing to enroll in Georgia's Pre-K program.

Man charged with child sex crimes in Catoosa County
Posted: September 19, 2014

A Plainville, Ga., man is behind bars in Catoosa County after a Rock Spring woman claimed he had sexual contact with her young daughter on several occasions, police say.

Fort Oglethorpe Police Department report: Sept. 5-11, 2014
Posted: September 19, 2014

Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Sept. 5-11, 2014.

Walker County Sheriff's Department report: Sept. 11-17, 2014
Posted: September 19, 2014

These people were booked into the Walker County Detention Center on Sept. 11-17, 2014.

Walker County budgets $22.5 million for fiscal 2015
Posted: September 19, 2014

The initial presentation of next year’s budget by Walker County sole commissioner Bebe Heiskell’s budget was far different from her recent public hearings concerning property taxes.

$3,800 four-wheeler stolen in LaFayette
Updated: September 19, 2014 - 1:00 pm

The Walker County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a stolen four-wheeler from a barn off Ga. Highway 136 in LaFayette.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Friday, Sept. 19
Posted: September 19, 2014

Friday, Sept. 19

Friday's weather: Mostly sunny, high 84
Posted: September 19, 2014

Today: Patchy fog before 8 am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Thursday 09/18/2014
$1,600 in vehicle batteries stolen from LaFayette residence
Posted: September 18, 2014

Someone stole $1,600 in truck and car batteries from a LaFayette residence.

What Nunn, Perdue have to say on rural care crisis
Posted: September 18, 2014

Rural health care – and what to do about it – has emerged as a political issue during this election year.

Petition calls for vote on multi-member commission in Walker County
Updated: September 18, 2014 - 2:21 pm

A group of volunteers hit the pavement Thursday morning to gather signatures asking legislators to give Walker County a chance to vote on a multi-member commission form of government.

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