Monday, Jan. 26
Authorities are investigating a fatal hit-and-run Saturday afternoon, Jan. 24, in Rossville in which a man in a wheelchair was killed.
LaFayette police are looking for a woman who, they say, stole a $10,000 racing engine, sold it for $200, and is now on the run with her boyfriend.
Instructors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) have nominated nine of their peer instructors for the Rick Perkins Award of Excellence in Technical Instruction competition.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 3 pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Here are the prices of the lowest regular unleaded for cities in our area according to Gasbuddy.com:
With a bustling Fort Oglethorpe branch and projections that Catoosa County will continue to grow, Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union (TVFCU) is proud to announce it will open a second branch in Catoosa County in 2015 to better serve its members.
Julie Shore, a fourth grader in Mrs. Hollis’ class at Battlefield Elementary won first place in the spelling bee in December. Alyssa Strickland, from Mrs. Lunsford's class, was the first runner-up.
Blood Assurance is now accepting applications for the Crystal Green Memorial scholarship program. High school seniors enrolled in schools that host Blood Assurance blood drives through the Project Lifesaver (formerly Project Lifeline) program will be eligible to apply.
State Farm is pleased to welcome new agent Erin Crane to its family of Good Neighbor agents in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Erin Crane Insurance agency, 4 Thomas Road, in Fort Oglethorpe, officially opened its doors Thursday, Jan. 1.
Sparks were flying as high school students combined moments of focused concentration with quick movements between stations to complete their projects.
Saturday, Jan. 24
Saturday: A chance of rain and snow, mainly before 8 am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Police last weekend arrested a LaFayette man for allegedly providing alcohol to teens at a party.
Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 6.9 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 7.2 percent in November. The rate in December of 2013 was 7.4 percent.
Between 6:47 p.m. and 7:25 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20, an entering auto occurred at a funeral home in the 500 block of West Cloud Springs Road in Rossville, in which more than $2,300 worth of cash, credit cards, and property was stolen.
LaFayette police arrested a man, whom they say was in possession of crack cocaine, when they saw him driving erratically.
The Georgia Department of Labor is set to help Mohawk Industries recruit 90 workers for the company’s manufacturing facilities in Gordon County.
Ringgold’s sewerage department has started laying sewage lines on Candy Lane to carry it to the eastern end of Pollard Road.
Linda J. S. DeGutes, 71, LaFayette
Here is the arrest report for the Walker County Sheriff’s Department for Jan. 15-21, 2015.