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Wednesday 10/22/2014
Rifles stolen from Rossville trailer
Posted: October 22, 2014

A woman said someone broke into her travel trailer off Schmidt Road in Rossville and stole two rifles.

Haunted Depot kicks off fall fun in Ringgold
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 11:55 am

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.

$500 reward offered for info on stolen well pump in LaFayette
Posted: October 22, 2014

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.

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Posted: October 22, 2014

James Keith Crawford, 30, Ringgold

Catoosa County library funding restored
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 9:54 am

A dispute about the county’s contribution to the Catoosa County Public Library 2015 budget was defused during the commissioners meeting Oct. 21.

Teamwork and motivation defy the limits in LaFayette High School marching band
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 10:42 am

LaFayette High School marching band mates prove you can’t sideline teamwork and motivation.

Naomi Elementary featured at school board meeting
Posted: October 22, 2014

The Walker County school board recognized Naomi Elementary School as the facility of the month at its meeting Oct. 20.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Wednesday, Oct. 22
Posted: October 22, 2014

Wednesday, Oct. 22

Wednesday's weather: Sunny, high near 65
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 6:24 am

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. 

Tuesday 10/21/2014
The loneliness of a grieving child: where does help come from?
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 1:08 am

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.

Ringgold plans repairs to water plant, exploring chemical changes
Posted: October 21, 2014

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.

Gas prices continue slowly dropping in Northwest Georgia area
Posted: October 21, 2014

Gas prices are slowly dropping in the Northwest Georgia area but the lowest prices remain up near the Tennessee border in Ringgold and Chattanooga at $2.58, according to Gasbuddy.com.

Nearly 200 have cast ballots already in Fort Oglethorpe council seat race
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 2:51 pm

Nearly 200 people have already cast ballots in the special election for a Fort Oglethorpe council seat. Early voting opened a week ago.

Ringgold man charged with child molestation
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 3:06 pm

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.

LaFayette man arrested for passing out drunk near beer store
Posted: October 21, 2014

Police arrested an intoxicated LaFayette man after he was reportedly passed out outside beer store.

Woman’s tire slashed in LaFayette
Posted: October 21, 2014

A woman said she witnessed a suspicious man near her vehicle and believes he slashed her vehicle’s tire off Stanfield Road in LaFayette.

Four-wheeler stolen from LaFayette residence
Posted: October 21, 2014

A woman said someone stole her used four-wheeler from her residence off Bomar Street in LaFayette.

Glen Falls Trail closed on Lookout Mountain Battlefield
Posted: October 21, 2014

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.

Two women arrested for trying to kick in apartment door in LaFayette
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 9:17 am

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.

Meet Derek Rogers, candidate for Fort Oglethorpe city council, Ward 4
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 10:06 am

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.

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