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Saturday 11/22/2014
Heritage High’s General Journal takes on internet
Posted: November 22, 2014

Starting this past September, Heritage High School’s student journalism staff took on the assignment of running an online newspaper along with its monthly print paper. The idea of a site formed the fall of last year.

Walker schools partnering with UGA agriculture department
Posted: November 22, 2014

Walker County high schools and middle schools are in the early stages of partnering with the University of Georgia’s College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

Gas prices around Northwest Georgia remain on slow slide, cheapest prices in Chattanooga, Ringgold
Posted: November 22, 2014

Gas prices around Northwest Georgia continue their slow slide downward, but remain higher than prices in communities near the Tennessee-Georgia border, according to GasBuddy.com.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Saturday, Nov. 22
Posted: November 22, 2014

Saturday, Nov. 22

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Saturday, November 22, 2014
Posted: November 22, 2014

Don Quarles, 71, Harrison, Tenn.

Weekend weather: Sunny on Saturday, rain possible on Sunday
Updated: November 22, 2014 - 10:20 am

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Voices from the front lines: How nurses feel about Ebola
Posted: November 22, 2014

When the first Ebola patient to be treated in the United States was headed for Emory University Hospital this past summer, two of the hospital’s nurses canceled their vacations to be there.

Friday 11/21/2014
Collision on interstate in Gordon County leads to drug, counterfeiting charges for Atlanta man
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 3:59 pm

Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston Reports:

Crime Stoppers: Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department
Posted: November 21, 2014

· Between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, a residential burglary occurred on Stewart Road in Tunnel Hill, in which nearly $500 worth of goods was stolen.

Fort Oglethorpe Police Department report: Nov. 7-12, 2014
Posted: November 21, 2014

Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Nov. 7-12, 2014.

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department report: Nov. 7-13, 2014
Posted: November 21, 2014

Here is the arrest report for the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department for Nov. 7-13, 2014.

State panel meets over ailing rural hospitals
Posted: November 21, 2014

Struggling to stay afloat financially, a northwest Georgia rural hospital has opted to file for bankruptcy protection from its creditors.

By the numbers: Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, 2014
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 11:20 am

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims — early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. This event is regarded by many as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. The Wampanoag Indians in attendance played a key role. Historians have recorded ceremonies of thanks among other groups of European settlers in North America. These include the British colonists in Virginia as early as 1619.

Rock City begins 20th anniversary of Enchanted Garden of Lights
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 4:26 pm

Rock City’s annual Enchanted Garden of Lights prepares to shine bright for its 20th anniversary season beginning Friday, Nov. 21. Beautiful enhancements and new characters await guests nightly from 6-9 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 3.

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 9:57 am

Edith Ann Elliott Baldwin, 59, Rossville

Walker County Sheriff’s Department report: Nov. 13-19, 2014
Posted: November 21, 2014

Here is the arrest report for the Walker County Sheriff’s Department for Nov. 13-19, 2014.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Friday, Nov. 21
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 9:26 am

Friday, Nov. 21

Thursday 11/20/2014
Reaction to the president’s immigration plan
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 8:45 pm

Click here to read the Associated Press report on President Obama's announcement and the full text of his remarks.

Friday's weather: Sunny, high near 53
Posted: November 20, 2014

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 53. North wind around 5 mph. 

Shaw Industry oil spill on U.S. 27 in Walker County
Updated: November 20, 2014 - 8:08 pm

An oil spill that occurred Wednesday evening, Nov. 19, at Shaw Industries in Chickamauga resulted in oil being spilled onto U.S. Highway 27, which led to response from Walker County Emergency Services and Walker County Sheriff’s Department.

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