Today: Patchy fog before 7 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Here is the arrest report for the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department for Oct. 10-16, 2014.
Thursday, Oct. 23
Thursday: Patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph.
An out-of-town man and woman were arrested on multiple drug trafficking charges Tuesday night, Oct. 21, during a routine traffic stop along U.S. Highway 41 in Ringgold.
The Ringgold Haunted Depot began again this year with a successful opening weekend. The venue is a haunted house designed and run by Ringgold City staff and volunteers, along with a hayride, bonfire and a ghost tour that travels through downtown.
James Keith Crawford, 30, Ringgold
A dispute about the county’s contribution to the Catoosa County Public Library 2015 budget was defused during the commissioners meeting Oct. 21.
Wednesday, Oct. 22
Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
The city of Ringgold plans to make major improvements to its water treatment plant by repairing its old clear well tank, while also looking into making a switch to liquid chemicals in lieu of the powder ones it has used for years.
Nearly 200 people have already cast ballots in the special election for a Fort Oglethorpe council seat. Early voting opened a week ago.
A Ringgold man was arrested on child sex charges Monday afternoon, Oct. 20, for allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl on several occasions in Catoosa County.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising that the Glen Falls Trail, on Lookout Mountain, officially closed Monday, Oct. 20, and will remain closed until further notice. The trail is adjacent to the recent mud slide that closed Ochs Highway on Oct. 14.
The city of Fort Oglethorpe will hold an election for the Ward 4 seat on the city council. The seat was left vacant after councilman Charles Sharrock was removed in November 2012 following accusations of sexual harassment by three female city employees. In April the council appointed Derek Rogers to fill the seat until a special election could be held. That election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4, but early voting is already open. There are two candidates running for the post, Sharrock and Rogers, 33. Each candidate was asked to answer a set of question to help our readers get to know them better. Sharrock declined to participate.
Pigeon Mountain Grill is serving up delicious dishes prepared with homegrown produce and grass-fed cattle sourced from local farms.
Tuesday, Oct. 21
Tuesday: Patchy fog before 8 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
The city of Ringgold awarded the bid for one of its downtown enhancement projects during its regular city council meeting Monday night, Oct. 13, which means that a new sidewalk along the south side of Nashville Street downtown is now imminent.
Within hours of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas reporting a confirmed case of Ebola, the staff and administration at Hutcheson Medical Center formed an Ebola readiness team and performed Ebola education throughout the hospital.
Ringgold’s mayor and city council will try to determine the fate of two ginkgo trees that were accidentally scheduled for demolition as part of the city’s downtown streetscaping plan, which is currently underway.