Members of Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance Chapter 12 mailed packages Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 25, to two units of military troops stationed overseas fighting for America’s freedom. This is a way of saying “thank you” to veterans. At the LaFayette Post office, from left: Members of the GVVA Chapter 12 David Hornung, Warren Broyles, Jo Hornung, Valarie Hornung, Karen Hunziker, and Jim Hunziker, president of GVVA Chapter 12. Background: PO clerk Brandon Floyd.
A Fort Oglethorpe man was arrested on weapons charges after a concerned citizen notified police that he was sitting at a restaurant bar with a gun in his waistband, police say.
A Fort Oglethorpe man was arrested he allegedly tried to smuggle two BB guns out of a Walmart in his pants, police say.
Here is the arrest report for the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department for Nov. 14-20, 2014.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Don Quarles, 71, Harrison, Tenn.
The body of a 73-year-old Lookout Mountain, Ga., man who went missing this weekend was found in a swimming pool at the 100 block of Brow Road in Chattooga County in Cloudland on Sunday.
This holiday season, walk off that extra slice of pie with a heart-pumping hike. All of Georgia’s state parks are open Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day for visitors to enjoy peaceful scenery and active outings. While the park entrances are open, most offices will be closed as park staff enjoy the holidays with their families as well.
The mini-van belonging to a 73-year-old missing Lookout Mountain, Ga., man was discovered Sunday night, Nov. 23, submerged in a swimming pool with a body inside in Chattooga County.
Fort Oglethorpe Downtown Development Authority board members were clearly at the 2019 start date for the LaFayette Road beautification project. But members were even more displeased by not seeing the timeline until several weeks after it was made public at a city council meeting.
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9 am. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 7.7 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.9 percent in September. The rate in October of last year was 7.8 percent.
The Ringgold Playhouse celebrated its first year-plus in existence on Friday, Nov. 14, with its first annual awards show held at the city’s historic Depot.
Sunday, Nov. 23
The Dade County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in locating a missing 73-year-old Lookout Mountain man.
Today: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10 am. Areas of fog before 9 am. High near 59. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Starting this past September, Heritage High School’s student journalism staff took on the assignment of running an online newspaper along with its monthly print paper. The idea of a site formed the fall of last year.
Walker County high schools and middle schools are in the early stages of partnering with the University of Georgia’s College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.
Saturday, Nov. 22
Don Quarles, 71, Harrison, Tenn.
· Between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, a residential burglary occurred on Stewart Road in Tunnel Hill, in which nearly $500 worth of goods was stolen.