Catoosa County officials and department heads gathered with the Emergency Management Agency Thursday, Jan. 5, to go over the county's winter weather plan in preparation for the possible inclement weather expected to hit Northwest Georgia over the weekend.
Catoosa County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted food service inspections at the following five establishments where food is served during the last two weeks of December 2016.
Fort Oglethorpe is a New Year's baby – born January 1, 1949. The city turned 68 years old the first of this month. Its siblings, Ringgold and Catoosa County, by contrast, are ancient at 169 and 163 years old.
Catoosa County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted food service inspections at the following 16 establishments where food is served during the first two weeks of December 2016.
A room at Ringgold High School looked like Santa’s workshop the afternoon of Dec. 13. Two dozen RHS elves worked with their teacher, Rosanne Hendricks, on a gift project that started the month before with thousands of paper turkey feathers.
The Golden Corral in Fort Oglethorpe re-opened its doors to customers on Thursday, Dec. 8, about 11 months after a fire destroyed the restaurant. Fire investigators determined the Jan. 6, 2015, blaze to be accidental and caused by a malfunction in the heating-air conditioning unit. No one was injured, as all employees had already gone home for the night. The store, which is on Battlefield Parkway, marks the newest of its kind in the country and is currently open seven days a week. (Catoosa News photos/Adam Cook)
Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care was ecstatic to receive an email on Nov. 17 that read: The Petco Foundation is thrilled to support the lifesaving work you do by granting your organization the amount of $8,000.
According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriffâ's Office investigators, Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agents, and Deputy U.S. Marshals, executed warrants on three individuals from the Ellisville community on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.