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Tuesday 01/27/2015
Fort Oglethorpe mayor pro-tem receives certificate of achievement
Posted: January 27, 2015

Fort Oglethorpe council member and mayor pro-tem Earl Gray will be recognized at the annual Mayor’s Day Conference for his training accomplishments with the Georgia Municipal Training Institute on Jan. 25.

Walker County man said someone stole his Harley Davidson motorcycle
Posted: January 27, 2015

A Flintstone man said he returned to his unlocked garage to find his Harley Davidson motorcycle stolen from a residence off John Thompson Road.

Ringgold man arrested for shoplifting at LaFayette Walmart
Posted: January 27, 2015

A Ringgold man was arrested at the LaFayette Walmart for trying to return a Sony Sound Bar that he did not purchase, police said.

LaFayette woman returns from vacation, finds $7,000 worth of items taken from residence
Posted: January 27, 2015

A LaFayette woman said she returned home from her Florida vacation to find her residence off Mahan Avenue burglarized of more than $7,000 in items.

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department report: Jan. 9-15, 2015
Posted: January 27, 2015

Here is the arrest report for the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department for Jan. 9-15, 2015

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Tuesday, Jan. 27
Posted: January 27, 2015

Tuesday, Jan. 27

Tuesday's weather: Mostly cloudy, high 49
Posted: January 27, 2015

Tuesday: A slight chance of snow before 10 am, then a slight chance of rain between 10 am and 11 am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Light northwest wind becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday 01/26/2015
GNTC offering free GED practice tests
Posted: January 26, 2015

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is offering free practice tests from January 26 to February 28, 2015 to all current or potential adult students at one of the local Adult Education Learning Centers in GNTC’s nine county service area. The free practice test must be taken at a GNTC Learning Center.

Rossville police continue search for driver in fatal hit-and-run
Posted: January 26, 2015

Authorities are investigating a fatal hit-and-run Saturday afternoon, Jan. 24, in Rossville in which a man in a wheelchair was killed.

Ringgold to appoint new DDA members tonight, award sidewalk project bids
Posted: January 26, 2015

The Ringgold city council will hold two public hearings tonight, Jan. 26, regarding rezoning and property divide requests, and will also look to appoint new board members to its Downtown Development Authority (DDA).

Catoosa County bus driver fired for texting while behind the wheel
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 9:48 am

 A Catoosa County school bus driver has been fired from the job for allegedly texting while transporting students to and from school.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Monday, Jan. 26
Posted: January 26, 2015

Monday, Jan. 26

Two people killed in wreck in Rising Fawn
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 9:40 am

Two people died in a wreck on Ga. Highway 157 in Rising Fawn late Sunday morning.

Monday's weather: Mostly cloudy, high 41
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 6:20 am

Today: A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain between noon and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday 01/25/2015
Ringgold resident named executive director at Life Care Center of Collegedale
Posted: January 25, 2015

Life Care Center of Collegedale named Ben Stiefel, of Ringgold, as its executive director.

The Bank of LaFayette honors employees for service
Posted: January 25, 2015

The Bank of LaFayette recognized its employees for their loyal years of service. From left: Cindy E. Scoggins, 25 years; Andrea Johnson, 25 years; Yuvonda Forest, 25 years; Rhonda Mitchell, 20 years; Janie Grinnell, five years, Joyce Hefner, 25 years; Donna Rhudy, 35 years; Pam Edge, 20 years and Renee Stapleton, 30 years. Not pictured are Gayla Scoggins, 20 years and Sarah Huggins, five years.

Rossville police searching for driver in fatal hit-and-run of man in wheelchair
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 6:28 am

Authorities are investigating a fatal hit-and-run Saturday afternoon, Jan. 24, in Rossville in which a man in a wheelchair was killed.

LaFayette police looking for couple on the run
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 11:18 am

LaFayette police are looking for a woman who, they say, stole a $10,000 racing engine, sold it for $200, and is now on the run with her boyfriend.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College instructors nominated for Perkins award
Posted: January 25, 2015

Instructors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) have nominated nine of their peer instructors for the Rick Perkins Award of Excellence in Technical Instruction competition.

Sunday's weather: Mostly sunny, high 54
Posted: January 25, 2015

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 3 pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. 

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