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Friday 10/24/2014
Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Friday, Oct. 24
Posted: October 24, 2014

Friday, Oct. 24

Friday's weather: Sunny, high near 71
Posted: October 24, 2014

Today: Patchy fog before 7 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. 

Thursday 10/23/2014
N. America treated to partial solar eclipse today
Posted: October 23, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.

Sam Nunn coming to Rome on Monday; Jason Carter swinging through region this Saturday
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 3:25 pm

Sam Nunn, former U.S. senator from Georgia, will be in Rome on Monday at 2 p.m. ad the Floyd County Democratic Party headquarters, 5 Broad St. Nunn's daughter, Michelle Nunn, is running for the U.S. Senate against Republican David Perdue.

Community expresses mixed opinions on Ringgold youth softball coach arrested for alleged child molestation
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 12:14 pm

A Ringgold man has been in Catoosa County jail the past four days on charges he allegedly molested a young girl. But the community seems divided on whether they believe the youth softball coach is capable of such acts.

Northwest Georgia’s unemployment rate falls to 7.1 percent
Posted: October 23, 2014

The unemployment rate in the northwest Georgia region in September was 7.1 percent, down 1.0 percent from 8.1 percent in August. The rate in September of last year was 7.8 percent.

Ebola: Gordon County prepares for ‘what ifs’
Posted: October 23, 2014

Gordon Hospital and the Calhoun-Gordon County Public Safety departments are actively preparing for a “what if” public health scenario should a threat like Ebola materialize in Calhoun and Gordon County.

Fort Oglethorpe Police Department report: Oct. 10-16, 2014
Posted: October 23, 2014

Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Oct. 10-16, 2014.

Catoosa County prepares to sue hospital for audited financial reports
Posted: October 23, 2014

Catoosa County commissioners have decided the time has come, and passed, for Hutcheson Medical Center to provide audited financial reports for the years 2008-2013.

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department report: Oct. 10-16, 2014
Posted: October 23, 2014

Here is the arrest report for the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department for Oct. 10-16, 2014.

Walker-Catoosa areas happenings: Thursday, Oct. 23
Posted: October 23, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 23

Thursday's weather: Sunny, high near 68
Posted: October 23, 2014

Thursday: Patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph. 

Wednesday 10/22/2014
Authorities seize $30,000 worth of meth in Ringgold bust
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 4:16 pm

An out-of-town man and woman were arrested on multiple drug trafficking charges Tuesday night, Oct. 21, during a routine traffic stop along U.S. Highway 41 in Ringgold.

Tools and lawn care equipment stolen from Flintstone residence
Posted: October 22, 2014

A man and woman said someone stole tools and lawn care equipment from their residence off Chattanooga Valley Road in Flintstone.

Rifles stolen from Rossville trailer
Posted: October 22, 2014

A woman said someone broke into her travel trailer off Schmidt Road in Rossville and stole two rifles.

Haunted Depot kicks off fall fun in Ringgold
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 11:55 am

The Ringgold Haunted Depot began again this year with a successful opening weekend. The venue is a haunted house designed and run by Ringgold City staff and volunteers, along with a hayride, bonfire and a ghost tour that travels through downtown.

$500 reward offered for info on stolen well pump in LaFayette
Posted: October 22, 2014

A woman said someone stole the well pump from her residence off Dripping Springs Road in LaFayette. A $500 reward is being offered to anyone who can help recover it.

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Posted: October 22, 2014

James Keith Crawford, 30, Ringgold

Catoosa County library funding restored
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 9:54 am

A dispute about the county’s contribution to the Catoosa County Public Library 2015 budget was defused during the commissioners meeting Oct. 21.

Teamwork and motivation defy the limits in LaFayette High School marching band
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 10:42 am

LaFayette High School marching band mates prove you can’t sideline teamwork and motivation.

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