Monday, Sept. 1
The Catoosa and Walker County Farm Bureaus encourage students in sixth through eighth grade to enter the Georgia Farm Bureau middle school essay contest. Students should address the topic “Make My Career Agriculture.” Each Farm Bureau will award $50 to their contest winner.
Tickets recently went on sale for The Ringgold Playhouse’s production of “Barbra’s Wedding” by Daniel Stern, which will be the theatre’s final production of its 2014 season at the historic Ringgold Depot.
Saturday, Aug. 30
Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
More than 20,000 Georgians have until next Friday to provide missing information or they will lose their insurance exchange coverage Sept. 30.
The city of Ringgold has decided to keep the north end of General Cleburne Street known as “Buck Alley” a two-way street, while also opting to add timed loading zones and eliminate parking on the narrow street.
Coaches will tell you that while a loss is a loss, some losses are less painful than others.
August 29, 2014 -- As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, teachers, school leaders, parents and students should be aware that they can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education’s website.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of Union Gen. William T. Sherman’s slog through Georgia.
Gordon County authorities are investigating a shooting that killed a 16-year-old early Friday morning.
The bicycle portion of Ironman Chattanooga will bring more than 2,400 bicyclists to Walker County on Sunday, Sept. 28. The route will include a 56 mile loop in the Flintstone, Chickamauga, and Cove areas of the community including GA 193 and 341.
The cost of a license for retailers who sell beer, wine and other fermented beverages in Walker County will increase on Monday, Sept. 1 (Labor Day).
Mertie Belle Hubbard Newton, 92, East Ridge
Elected officials quizzed department heads and the county’s constitutional officers for nearly six hours as a final step in preparing Catoosa County’s operating budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.
Four people were killed Thursday in a one-vehicle crash in Murray County, including a man who was mowing a lawn, according to Georgia State Patrol officials.
A state health agency is budgeting an extra $24 million this fiscal year, and a similar amount next year, to pay for costly hepatitis C drugs in Georgia’s Medicaid program.
These people were booked into the Walker County Detention Center on Aug. 21-27, 2014.
Friday: Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
The funeral for Frances Middleton, the LaFayette woman whose body was found Aug. 23 in her apartment, will be Friday.