Joseph Dennis Careathers, 69, LaFayette
Georgia’s new gun law could prove expensive for the taxpayers of Catoosa, Walker and Dade counties.
Tuesday, July 29
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Georgia’s sales tax holiday is Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2.
The city of Ringgold will look to award the bid for its canoe launch and trailhead project at tonight’s (July 28) city council meeting while also discussing a motion of intent on the 2014 property tax rate.
The city of Fort Oglethorpe has cancelled tonight’s (July 28) city council meeting due to lack of business items. The next regularly scheduled meeting will take place on Monday, Aug. 11, at 6:30 p.m.
Monday, July 28
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Monday, July 28
The Fort Oglethorpe City Council recognized the L.F.O. High School academic decathlon team. The 2013-2014 team competed in 10 events with all nine members participating in every event. They won the Div. II state championship and the overall state championship in Atlanta on March and competed in the national championship in Honolulu in April.
University of North Georgia announces president’s honor roll
If you represent a nonprofit organization in Catoosa, Dade or Walker Counties, please consider submitting a project proposal for the United Way Volunteer Center’s 25th Annual Day of Caring.
Catoosa County public schools' special education department archives and stores special education student records for a limited time according to the Georgia education retention schedules.
North Georgia Electric Membership (NGEMC) Foundation announced that nonprofit charitable and civic organizations that serve the seven counties in the NGEMC service area may apply online for Operation Round Up grants through August 31.
Saturday, July 26
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Norman Christopher Ross, 48, Rossville
Though fairly new to Walker and Catoosa counties, Primary Healthcare Centers have a well-established record of providing affordable and comprehensive health care in northwest Georgia.