Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 98. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday, Aug. 19
Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
United Way in Walker, Catoosa and Dade Counties invites the community to donate to the Stuff The Bus school supply drive to equip Catoosa County public school students and teachers for education success.
Blood Assurance will host a donor appreciation day at its Fort Oglethorpe blood center on Thursday, Aug. 21. Special prizes, food and recognition of top area donors will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In a special called meeting on Monday, Aug. 18, the Fort Oglethorpe city council approved calling a special election in November to fill the unexpired term for former council member Charles Sharrock, who was removed from office in late 2012.
A burglar, who was wounded during a home invasion attempt in Catoosa County on Saturday, is now behind bars in Chattanooga awaiting extradition back to Ringgold to answer for his crime.
A Rossville woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing her boyfriend Saturday.
Monday, Aug. 18
Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light southwest wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WESTERN CATOOSA COUNTY, DADE COUNTY AND WALKER COUNTY UNTIL 445 PM EDT.
The Friends of Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park announced plans for the sixth annual “National Treasures” event. On Thursday, Aug. 28, between 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. the gates of Point Park will be open for a casual evening of celebration.
Southern gospel performers the Testimony Quartet will appear at Sacred Sounds Fridays, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot, corner of Depot Street and U.S. 41 in Ringgold, Ga. for the Share America Foundation. Also appearing will be Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam.
Sunday, Aug. 17
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Operation Song, professional songwriters/singers from Nashville who have written award winning songs for the stars and who dedicate their time to music therapy with returning soldiers and veterans, was brought to the area by Heartland Therapeutic Programs, a North Georgia nonprofit, July 11-13.
North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (NGEMC) welcomed a crowd of about 2,000 people to its 78th annual membership meeting, on Aug. 7, at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center.
The Lookout Farmers Market will kick off a new market location with a grand opening ceremony and ribbon cuttings on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. at The Crash Pad at 29 Johnson Street, just off Main Street.
Saturday, Aug. 16
Today: Patchy dense fog before 9 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.