This year marks the 150th anniversary of Union Gen. William T. Sherman’s slog through Georgia.
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.
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.
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.
These people were booked into the Walker County Detention Center on Aug. 21-27, 2014.
Friday: Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
The funeral for Frances Middleton, the LaFayette woman whose body was found Aug. 23 in her apartment, will be Friday.
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.
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.
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, 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.
Heritage High School students and families participated in a Dodge Booster Club fundraiser on July 31, and raised $3,060.
Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Aug. 15-21, 2014.
Thursday, Aug. 28
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
These people were booked at the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department Aug. 15-21, 2014.
Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and one of the heaviest traveled holiday periods of the year.
Lakeview Fort Oglethorpe High School is offering art classes for students and community members. Room 310 will be open from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, September through February.
The city of Ringgold held two public hearings on Monday, Aug. 25, regarding the raising of its property tax (millage) rate. But no citizens showed up to comment on the matter one way or the other.
The annual Walker County Kensington Rodeo, How Jowl Rd. in Mclemors Cove in Chickamauga, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31.
Elbert Memorial Hospital has served its northeast Georgia county for more than 60 years.