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Tuesday 08/26/2014
Walker-Catoosa area happenings for Aug. 26-28
Posted: August 26, 2014

Tuesday, Aug. 26

Catoosa public schools announces annual coupon book fundraiser and sponsor
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 12:08 pm

Catoosa County public schools launched the annual coupon book sale with presenting sponsor Weeks & Peters Insurance. The coupon book will be available in every school in the system until September 8.

Tuesday's weather: Mostly sunny, high 87
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 6:30 am

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. 

Monday 08/25/2014
Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Monday, August 25, 2014
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 4:57 pm

William Dale Drymon, 63, Rossville

Authorities seek information in Scottsville burglary
Posted: August 25, 2014

Gordon County Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for the man caught on camera burglarizing a local business, Sheriff Mitch Ralston said in a press release.

LaFayette woman found dead was respected as “local legend” by law enforcement officers
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 1:16 am

Officers plan to attend the funeral and show their respect for the LaFayette woman who was found dead in her apartment last weekend, as they continue the investigation into the circumstances of her death.

Ridgeland High School’s band marching toward Vet’s Day performance
Posted: August 25, 2014

To honor those who have stepped up in defense of the country, a local band will march down Fifth Avenue in New York City in a fitting tribute to the nation’s fighting forces.

Georgia Legal Services Program hotline helps connect Georgians to benefits
Posted: August 25, 2014

“My medicines cost $200 per month. I wasn’t able to get them although I had had two prior heart attacks. Now I can get my medication because of . . . Medicaid. I would have given up without your help.”

Ringgold High School opens, dedicates new arts wing
Posted: August 25, 2014

Ringgold High School is now the envy of the neighborhood after opening its new state-of-the-art arts wing and completing a school that was heavily damaged during the April 2011 tornado.

Ringgold council to discuss pedestrian bridge progress, renaming of park at tonight’s meeting
Posted: August 25, 2014

The city of Ringgold will discuss the status of its pedestrian bridge project and the possible renaming of the Ringgold Recreational Complex during tonight’s (Monday, Aug. 25) council meeting.

Walker, Catoosa school systems report nearly 20,000 in enrollment
Posted: August 25, 2014

The Walker and Catoosa school systems have nearly 20,000 students currently enrolled in the two county systems, which is a little bit down from the end of the last school year.

Family adventures can begin at Trails End Ranch in Walker County
Posted: August 25, 2014

In business for more than 54 years Trails End Ranch remains a community favorite that can provide a safe equestrian adventure for everyone.

AAA: Labor Day gas prices expected to reach 4-year low
Posted: August 25, 2014

Motorists preparing for a Labor Day road trip will likely see the cheapest gas prices for the holiday since 2010. Oil and gasoline prices slipped again in the past week and that decline is likely to continue into the holiday weekend.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for Aug. 25-27
Posted: August 25, 2014

Monday, Aug. 25

Monday's weather: Partly sunny, high 87
Posted: August 25, 2014

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning. 

Sunday 08/24/2014
LaFayette woman’s death deemed a homicide from unknown cause
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 9:27 pm

A LaFayette woman was found dead in her apartment Saturday night and investigators have declared it a homicide because of the complex circumstances that exist in the case.

Sunday's weather: Mostly cloudy, high 90
Posted: August 24, 2014

Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 

Saturday 08/23/2014
Adairsville police chief issues statement in connection with death of Lt. Matt Fowler
Updated: August 24, 2014 - 12:44 am

It is with great sadness that I announce yesterdays sudden death of Lieutenant James Matthew Fowler. A native of Rome, Lt. Fowler was the Criminal Investigations Division Commander here at APD as well as the department Training Officer and Public Information Officer.

Artillery demonstration scheduled at Chickamauga Battlefield Aug. 31
Posted: August 23, 2014

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a special living history day at Chickamauga Battlefield on Sunday, Aug. 31. Come experience the power of Civil War artillery as park rangers and living historians tell the story of artillery on the battlefield.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for Aug. 23-25
Posted: August 23, 2014

Saturday, Aug. 23

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