ATLANTA—Greeting enthusiastic crowds in Northwest Georgia, Sen. Jason Carter kicked off his #GeorgiasReady bus tour with visits to Calhoun, his hometown, and Ringgold. Carter was joined by his wife, Kate, and their two boys, Henry and Thomas.
In a show of civic commitment and community involvement, Catoosa, Dade and Walker Counties came together again to host the Teen Maze to educate tenth grade students on life choices.
The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce will host the Showcase Catoosa Expo on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 2 p.m.6 p.m. at the Colonnade Civic Center.
Saturday, Oct. 25
Today: Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Authorities say a man stole more than $100,000 in valuables from a Calhoun truck stop.
More than 3,000 people have already cast ballots in Catoosa County since early voting opened Oct. 13 for the upcoming Nov. 4 general election.
A man walked into the Calhoun CVS about noon Friday, brandished a handgun and demanded pharmaceuticals, Calhoun Police Department spokesman Lt. Tony Pyle said.
A LaFayette teenager died Thursday night, Oct. 23, in an ATV accident.
Joyce Marie Peters, 77, Ringgold
A Ringgold man is awaiting extradition back to Catoosa County after he allegedly stole a truck from the Costco parking lot in Fort Oglethorpe, and crashed it in Jasper, Tenn., police say.
ELLIJAY — A recent high school graduate who stumbled upon the alleged sexual assault of a woman at an after-prom party for Calhoun High students testified Thursday that the contact was consensual — a corroboration one defense attorney needs if he’s to stay on the case.
Friday, Oct. 24
Today: Patchy fog before 7 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Military experience provides individuals with in-depth technical experience and an aptitude for detail and consequently the Machine Tool Technology program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is seeing more veterans enroll into the program.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.
Sam Nunn, former U.S. senator from Georgia, will be in Rome on Monday at 2 p.m. ad the Floyd County Democratic Party headquarters, 5 Broad St. Nunn's daughter, Michelle Nunn, is running for the U.S. Senate against Republican David Perdue.
A Ringgold man has been in Catoosa County jail the past four days on charges he allegedly molested a young girl. But the community seems divided on whether they believe the youth softball coach is capable of such acts.
The unemployment rate in the northwest Georgia region in September was 7.1 percent, down 1.0 percent from 8.1 percent in August. The rate in September of last year was 7.8 percent.
Gordon Hospital and the Calhoun-Gordon County Public Safety departments are actively preparing for a “what if” public health scenario should a threat like Ebola materialize in Calhoun and Gordon County.