A vehicle caught fire and went up in flames at the Longhorn Steak House in Calhoun Wednesday afternoon.
Wednesday, Dec. 11
James Cameron "Cam" Scroggins, 16
Changing the Election Day location did not require a vote by Fort Oglethorpe city council members. It was a decision elections superintendent Orma Luckey made alone.
The left lane on I-75 north near the Union Grove Rd. overpass has been blocked due to an accident involving an overturned tractor trailer earlier this morning.
Children enjoyed Christmas crafts and a special visit with Santa for the 29th annual Christmas tree-lighting held at Hutcheson Medical Center Thursday night, Dec. 5.
Tuesday, Dec. 10
The city of Ringgold recently decided on a name for its upcoming canoe launch, while also discussing the possibility of renaming its recreational complex in light of recent changes as well as the vision it has for the site’s future.
· Between 4:25 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, a residential burglary occurred in the 2000 block of Mount Vernon Road in Cohutta, in which prescription medication was stolen.
Saturday, Dec. 7
Jean Hughey Brice Gilreath, 86
The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday morning that it will postpone its Stocking Full of Love Toy Run scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 8, due to the upcoming weather forecast.
A rainy forecast will not postpone Ringgold’s “Down Home Christmas” parade scheduled for this evening.
All veterans in the surrounding area and their supporters are invited to attend a “Remembering Pearl Harbor” community gathering Saturday — Pearl Harbor Day.
Friday, Dec. 6
All lanes have because of a wreck involving several vehicles this morning.
Travelers are currently experiencing traffic delays along southbound I-75 due to a wreck earlier this morning in Whitfield County, which has resulted in increased traffic through downtown Ringgold.
These people were booked into the Walker County Detention Center during the period Nov. 25 to Dec. 4, 2013.
Ringgold has taken a big step in its quest to enhance and develop its downtown area by being one of 19 cities chosen in late November for Georgia’s Main Street Start-up program, which provides technical assistance to cities looking upgrade and improve their downtowns.
Walker County will likely go it alone in backing loans for Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe.
Thursday, Dec. 5