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Carter campaign rolls through Calhoun, Ringgold

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.

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Saturday 10/25/2014
Catoosa Collaborative Teen Maze teaches teens about the game of life
Posted: October 25, 2014

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.

Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce to host Showcase Catoosa Expo
Posted: October 25, 2014

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.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Saturday, Oct. 25
Posted: October 25, 2014

Saturday, Oct. 25

Saturday's weather: Sunny, high near 74
Posted: October 25, 2014

Today: Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Friday 10/24/2014
Police: Man stole $120,000 in cargo
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 10:38 pm

Authorities say a man stole more than $100,000 in valuables from a Calhoun truck stop.

Surprisingly good turnout for early voting in Catoosa County
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 12:42 pm

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.

Man brandishes handgun, demands medication at CVS in Calhoun
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 3:21 pm

A man walked into the Calhoun CVS about noon Friday, brandished a handgun and demanded pharmaceuticals, Calhoun Police Department spokesman Lt. Tony Pyle said.

LaFayette teen dies in ATV accident
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 10:56 am

A LaFayette teenager died Thursday night, Oct. 23, in an ATV accident.

U-Verse customers report strange emergency message
Posted: October 24, 2014

The FOX 5 Newsroom received multiple calls from concerned AT&T U-Verse customers Friday after an emergency message appeared on their screens. 

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Posted: October 24, 2014

Joyce Marie Peters, 77, Ringgold

Ringgold man steals truck from Fort Oglethorpe Costco, crashes it in Tennessee
Posted: October 24, 2014

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.

Calhoun after-prom party witness: Sex acts were consensual. Investigators say victim sustained serious wounds
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 7:28 pm

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.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Friday, Oct. 24
Posted: October 24, 2014

Friday, Oct. 24

Friday's weather: Sunny, high near 71
Posted: October 24, 2014

Today: Patchy fog before 7 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Thursday 10/23/2014
GNTC’s Machine Tool Technology Program Sees Increase in Veteran Enrollment
Posted: October 23, 2014

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.

N. America treated to partial solar eclipse today
Posted: October 23, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.

Sam Nunn coming to Rome on Monday; Jason Carter swinging through region this Saturday
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 3:25 pm

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.

Community expresses mixed opinions on Ringgold youth softball coach arrested for alleged child molestation
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 12:14 pm

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.

Northwest Georgia’s unemployment rate falls to 7.1 percent
Posted: October 23, 2014

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.

Ebola: Gordon County prepares for ‘what ifs’
Posted: October 23, 2014

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.

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