An out-of-town man and woman were arrested on multiple drug trafficking charges Tuesday night, Oct. 21, during a routine traffic stop along U.S. Highway 41 in Ringgold.
A woman said someone broke into her travel trailer off Schmidt Road in Rossville and stole two rifles.
The Ringgold Haunted Depot began again this year with a successful opening weekend. The venue is a haunted house designed and run by Ringgold City staff and volunteers, along with a hayride, bonfire and a ghost tour that travels through downtown.
A woman said someone stole the well pump from her residence off Dripping Springs Road in LaFayette. A $500 reward is being offered to anyone who can help recover it.
James Keith Crawford, 30, Ringgold
A dispute about the county’s contribution to the Catoosa County Public Library 2015 budget was defused during the commissioners meeting Oct. 21.
LaFayette High School marching band mates prove you can’t sideline teamwork and motivation.
The Walker County school board recognized Naomi Elementary School as the facility of the month at its meeting Oct. 20.
Wednesday, Oct. 22
Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Two years ago, Sicily Kolbeck, 12, of Marietta designed a 128-square-foot house as part of a school project that she planned to work on with her dad.
The city of Ringgold plans to make major improvements to its water treatment plant by repairing its old clear well tank, while also looking into making a switch to liquid chemicals in lieu of the powder ones it has used for years.
Nearly 200 people have already cast ballots in the special election for a Fort Oglethorpe council seat. Early voting opened a week ago.
A Ringgold man was arrested on child sex charges Monday afternoon, Oct. 20, for allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl on several occasions in Catoosa County.
Police arrested an intoxicated LaFayette man after he was reportedly passed out outside beer store.
A woman said she witnessed a suspicious man near her vehicle and believes he slashed her vehicle’s tire off Stanfield Road in LaFayette.
A woman said someone stole her used four-wheeler from her residence off Bomar Street in LaFayette.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising that the Glen Falls Trail, on Lookout Mountain, officially closed Monday, Oct. 20, and will remain closed until further notice. The trail is adjacent to the recent mud slide that closed Ochs Highway on Oct. 14.
LaFayette police responded to a domestic dispute in which two women were reportedly trying to kick open a door of a residence at Yester Oak Apartments in LaFayette.
The city of Fort Oglethorpe will hold an election for the Ward 4 seat on the city council. The seat was left vacant after councilman Charles Sharrock was removed in November 2012 following accusations of sexual harassment by three female city employees. In April the council appointed Derek Rogers to fill the seat until a special election could be held. That election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4, but early voting is already open. There are two candidates running for the post, Sharrock and Rogers, 33. Each candidate was asked to answer a set of question to help our readers get to know them better. Sharrock declined to participate.