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Catoosa County organizations benefit from round up grants

The North Georgia Electric Membership Foundation awarded over $153,000 in Operation Round Up grants to 37 charitable and nonprofit organizations throughout northwest Georgia. Although several of the organizations receiving grants serve residents of multiple counties, many recipient organizations directly serve Catoosa County.

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Saturday 12/20/2014
Heritage sign language students take top three places in national art competition
Posted: December 20, 2014

The American Sign Language (ASL) students at Heritage High School took the top three places in the 2014 national ASL honor society art competition. The competition challenges students to complete pieces of De'VIA art.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Saturday, Dec. 20
Posted: December 20, 2014

Saturday, Dec. 20

Friday 12/19/2014
Calhoun home burns to ground
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 4:50 pm

A Calhoun home appears to be a total loss after a fire Friday afternoon.

Gas prices still slowly dropping
Posted: December 19, 2014

The price of crude shot up over $2 in late market trading today but as of 4 p.m. gas prices were still dropping around the northwest corner of Georgia.

Report faults Ga., other states on fighting disease
Posted: December 19, 2014

Half the states — including Georgia — scored a 5 or lower on 10 key indicators for preventing, detecting and responding to disease outbreaks, according to a new report.

LaFayette-Walker County Empty Stocking Fund delivers the goods
Posted: December 19, 2014

The 40th annual LaFayette-Walker County Empty Stocking Fund food distribution kicked off Friday morning, Dec. 19, at the agriculture center.

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Posted: December 19, 2014

Albert Gooch, 67, Ringgold

Catoosa County commissioners OK use of recreation facilities in Wood Station, Keith community
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 12:05 pm

Organized athletics in the eastern portion of Catoosa County could see exponential growth now that the East Catoosa Athletic Association has been given the go-ahead to use and improve recreational facilities in the Wood Station and Keith communities.

61-year-old man dies following Fort Oglethorpe crash
Posted: December 19, 2014

One person died Wednesday night, Dec. 18, in an automobile crash on Clouds Springs Road in Fort Oglethorpe, police say.

LaFayette’s “Shop with a Cop or Fireman” program continues at Head Start
Posted: December 19, 2014

The LaFayette police and fire department continued their "Shop with a Cop or Fireman" program at Head Start in LaFayette on Thursday, Dec. 18.

One person killed in Fort Oglethorpe crash
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 9:23 am

One person died Wednesday night, Dec. 18, in an automobile crash on Clouds Springs Road in Fort Oglethorpe, police say.

Woman arrested for refund theft scam at LaFayette Walmart
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 10:10 am

A LaFayette woman who, police say, got refunds for unpaid toys at Walmart has been charged with theft.

Fort Oglethorpe Police Department report: Dec. 4-11, 2014
Posted: December 19, 2014

Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Dec. 4-11, 2014.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Friday, Dec. 19
Posted: December 19, 2014

Friday, Dec. 19

Friday's weather: Partly sunny, high 48
Posted: December 19, 2014

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind around 5 mph. 

Thursday 12/18/2014
Some gas prices still below $2 at select stations in Northwest Georgia, Chattanooga
Posted: December 18, 2014

Gas prices continue their decline along with the price of oil, and some gas stations remain below the $2 mark in Northwest Georgia and into the Southeast Tennessee area around Chattanooga.

Walker County Sheriff’s Department report: Dec. 11-17, 2014
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 2:55 pm

Here is the arrest report for the Walker County Sheriff’s Department for Dec. 11-17, 2014.

How court rules on ACA will affect many Georgians
Posted: December 18, 2014

Georgia would have the fourth-highest number of people affected if the U.S. Supreme Court rules against the current implementation of the Affordable Care Act, a study has found.

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department Crime Stoppers: Guns, cash taken from vehicles
Posted: December 18, 2014

· Between 2 a.m. on Dec. 7 and 5 a.m. on Dec. 14, two vehicles were entered in the 800 block of Alexander Bridge Road in Ringgold and cash and guns was stolen.

Two men arrested on drug charges in Rossville
Posted: December 18, 2014

Two men were arrested on drug charges late Wednesday night, Dec. 17, in Rossville after they were found to be in possession of marijuana while driving recklessly, police say.

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