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Friday 08/29/2014
Another insurance deadline only days away
Posted: August 29, 2014

More than 20,000 Georgians have until next Friday to provide missing information or they will lose their insurance exchange coverage Sept. 30.

Ringgold to keep Buck Alley a two-way street, add loading zones, nix parking
Posted: August 29, 2014

The city of Ringgold has decided to keep the north end of General Cleburne Street known as “Buck Alley” a two-way street, while also opting to add timed loading zones and eliminate parking on the narrow street.

Fort Oglethorpe hospital trims losses
Posted: August 29, 2014

Coaches will tell you that while a loss is a loss, some losses are less painful than others.

Free digital textbooks available through the Georgia Department of Education
Posted: August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 -- As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, teachers, school leaders, parents and students should be aware that they can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education’s website.

Past Times coming in Sunday edition; still time to subscribe to receive a copy in home delivery
Posted: August 29, 2014

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Union Gen. William T. Sherman’s slog through Georgia.

16-year-old killed in Gordon County shooting
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 11:42 am

Gordon County authorities are investigating a shooting that killed a 16-year-old early Friday morning.

Ironman rolling through Walker County on Sept. 28
Posted: August 29, 2014

The bicycle portion of Ironman Chattanooga will bring more than 2,400 bicyclists to Walker County on Sunday, Sept. 28. The route will include a 56 mile loop in the Flintstone, Chickamauga, and Cove areas of the community including GA 193 and 341.

Fees increase for sale of beer and wine in Walker County effective Sept. 1
Posted: August 29, 2014

The cost of a license for retailers who sell beer, wine and other fermented beverages in Walker County will increase on Monday, Sept. 1 (Labor Day).

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Friday, Aug. 29
Posted: August 29, 2014

Mertie Belle Hubbard Newton, 92, East Ridge

Catoosa County contemplates spending money to save money
Posted: August 29, 2014

Elected officials quizzed department heads and the county’s constitutional officers for nearly six hours as a final step in preparing Catoosa County’s operating budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.

Murray County wreck kills 4, including man who was mowing his yard
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 11:13 am

Four people were killed Thursday in a one-vehicle crash in Murray County, including a man who was mowing a lawn, according to Georgia State Patrol officials.

State health agency outlines spending increases
Posted: August 29, 2014

A state health agency is budgeting an extra $24 million this fiscal year, and a similar amount next year, to pay for costly hepatitis C drugs in Georgia’s Medicaid program.

Walker County Sheriff's Department report: Aug. 21-27, 2014
Posted: August 29, 2014

These people were booked into the Walker County Detention Center on Aug. 21-27, 2014.

Friday's weather: Mostly sunny, high 92
Posted: August 29, 2014

Friday: Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Thursday 08/28/2014
Funeral arrangements released for Frances Middleton
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 4:26 pm

The funeral for Frances Middleton, the LaFayette woman whose body was found Aug. 23 in her apartment, will be Friday.

Hensley speaks to Rossville Exchange Club
Posted: August 28, 2014

Debbie Hensley of the sexual assault victims advocate center was a recent speaker for the Rossville Exchange Club. Hensley updated the club on what the center is doing to bring aid to victims in Walker, Dade and Catoosa counties. 

3 regional companies create Education Exchange to interconnect students in 30 counties
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 1:36 pm

NGN, Parker FiberNet, and ETC Communications launched a partnership today to create the Education Exchange, a fiber optic network to connect schools across North Georgia.

Ringgold discusses, decides to hold off on renaming recreational complex
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 2:36 pm

The city of Ringgold has decided to hold off on possibly renaming its recreational complex on Emberson Drive until the revitalization of the site is complete.

Bendabout Farm polo match will benefit Fort Oglethorpe's 6th Cavalry Museum
Posted: August 28, 2014

Bendabout Farm, 3818 S Lee Hwy, McDonald, Tenn., will host international high goal polo matches the weekends of Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13-14 and again Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, weather permitting.

Local Dodge dealership raises funds for Heritage High School
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 11:18 am

Heritage High School students and families participated in a Dodge Booster Club fundraiser on July 31, and raised $3,060.

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