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Monday 07/28/2014
Former attorney convicted of fraud seeks to keep almost $20,000, says government shouldn’t get money for restitution
Updated: July 28, 2014 - 12:59 pm

Former Cedartown attorney Miles Gammage, currently serving an almost six-year sentence for mail fraud, has asked a federal judge to reconsider the decision to garnish some $20,000 belonging to him.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 29-30
Updated: July 28, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Monday, July 28

Monday's weather: Mostly sunny, high near 86
Posted: July 28, 2014

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday 07/27/2014
Walker County students compete in youth livestock show
Posted: July 27, 2014

Brady and Dalton Green competed in youth livestock shows at the Georgia Agri-Center in Perry, Ga. Green competed in the Georgia beef futurity with his Hereford heifer and Angus steer. He placed ninth in showmanship, first with his Hereford heifer, and ninth with his steer. He also had the privilege of presiding over the opening ceremonies for the event and the Georgia Club Calf Producers’ Association (GCCPA) awards program.

Rock Spring United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor
Posted: July 27, 2014

Rock Spring United Methodist Church welcomes Rev. John T. Brantley as the new pastor. John, his wife Wendy, their three children, Susanna, Luke and Frances, as well as Wendy's father, Bill, make up the new pastoral family. They moved to this area from Jackson, Georgia.

Ringgold hosts career expo
Posted: July 27, 2014

The Georgia Department of Labor, Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce, and Ringgold Downtown Development Authority jointly sponsored a career expo Wednesday, July 23, at Ringgold High School

Sunday's weather: Mostly sunny, high near 92
Posted: July 27, 2014

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. 

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 28-29
Updated: July 27, 2014 - 7:31 am

Monday, July 28

Saturday 07/26/2014
Fort Oglethorpe council recognizes LFO high school decathlon team
Posted: July 26, 2014

The Fort Oglethorpe City Council recognized the L.F.O. High School academic decathlon team. The 2013-2014 team competed in 10 events with all nine members participating in every event. They won the Div. II state championship and the overall state championship in Atlanta on March and competed in the national championship in Honolulu in April.

College News
Posted: July 26, 2014

University of North Georgia announces president’s honor roll

United Way volunteer center requests day of local proposals
Posted: July 26, 2014

If you represent a nonprofit organization in Catoosa, Dade or Walker Counties, please consider submitting a project proposal for the United Way Volunteer Center’s 25th Annual Day of Caring.

Catoosa County public school special education records scheduled for destruction Aug. 18
Posted: July 26, 2014

Catoosa County public schools' special education department archives and stores special education student records for a limited time according to the Georgia education retention schedules.

North Georgia Electric seeks “Operation Round Up” grant applicants
Posted: July 26, 2014

North Georgia Electric Membership (NGEMC) Foundation announced that nonprofit charitable and civic organizations that serve the seven counties in the NGEMC service area may apply online for Operation Round Up grants through August 31.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 26-28
Updated: July 28, 2014 - 11:59 am

Saturday, July 26

Saturday's weather: Mostly sunny, high near 91
Updated: July 26, 2014 - 10:10 am

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Police find wrecked Jeep in Armuchee Creek, driver missing
Updated: July 27, 2014 - 12:49 am

Floyd County police officials believe the driver of a wrecked 1994 Jeep Cherokee found off U.S. 27 on the Armuchee Creek bank early Saturday morning left the wreck on foot.

Friday 07/25/2014
Water park for Rome looks unlikely; former Roman outbid at auction
Updated: July 26, 2014 - 1:54 am

A former Roman’s attempt to bring some large water slides to Rome was stymied Thursday when an Ohio group was the high bidder for the Pioneer Waterland and Fun Park.

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Friday, July 25, 2014
Posted: July 25, 2014

Norman Christopher Ross, 48, Rossville

Primary Healthcare clinics provide health care for all
Posted: July 25, 2014

Though fairly new to Walker and Catoosa counties, Primary Healthcare Centers have a well-established record of providing affordable and comprehensive health care in northwest Georgia.

Chickamauga Lions Club hosts district governor
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 1:12 pm

On Thursday July 24, the Chickamauga Lions Club hosted Lions Club district governor Garner Andrews.

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