Foye M. Cross, 84, Georgia
The North Georgia Electric Membership Foundation awarded over $153,000 in Operation Round Up grants to 37 charitable and nonprofit organizations throughout northwest Georgia. Although several of the organizations receiving grants serve residents of multiple counties, many recipient organizations directly serve Catoosa County.
For four weeks, the Ringgold Elementary School Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) fostered a service-learning project to fill shoeboxes with Christmas gifts and needed supplies for children all over the world.
Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
The American Sign Language (ASL) students at Heritage High School took the top three places in the 2014 national ASL honor society art competition. The competition challenges students to complete pieces of De'VIA art.
Saturday, Dec. 20
Albert Gooch, 67, Ringgold
Organized athletics in the eastern portion of Catoosa County could see exponential growth now that the East Catoosa Athletic Association has been given the go-ahead to use and improve recreational facilities in the Wood Station and Keith communities.
A man died Wednesday night, Dec. 18, in an automobile crash on Clouds Springs Road in Fort Oglethorpe, police say.
One person died Wednesday night, Dec. 18, in an automobile crash on Clouds Springs Road in Fort Oglethorpe, police say.
Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Dec. 4-11, 2014.
Friday, Dec. 19
Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind around 5 mph.
· Between 2 a.m. on Dec. 7 and 5 a.m. on Dec. 14, two vehicles were entered in the 800 block of Alexander Bridge Road in Ringgold and cash and guns was stolen.
Two men were arrested on drug charges late Wednesday night, Dec. 17, in Rossville after they were found to be in possession of marijuana while driving recklessly, police say.
Two teens have been charged with the Dec. 11 armed robbery of a Rossville store.
An intoxicated Fort Oglethorpe man was arrested on domestic violence charges, police say.
Thursday, Dec. 18
Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 9 am and 3 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a special 30-minute program about the capture of Savannah, Georgia, at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 2 pm.