Gas prices continue their decline along with the price of oil, and some gas stations remain below the $2 mark in Northwest Georgia and into the Southeast Tennessee area around Chattanooga.
An intoxicated Fort Oglethorpe man was arrested on domestic violence charges, police say.
A wreck occurred Wednesday, Dec. 18, on U.S. Highway 27 bypass in LaFayette in which a driver failed to yield the right of way and crashed into another vehicle.
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%.
A man flipped his car while rounding a curve on Ga. Highway 136 in Walker County Wednesday, Dec. 17.
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.
The Food for Fines program is being observed through Dec. 20 by members of the Cherokee Regional Library System, which includes public libraries in Walker, Catoosa, Dade and Chattooga counties.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College is adding a hotel management program to its course offerings in the fall of 2015.
Josie M. Holmes, 95, Rock Spring, Ga.
Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe welcomed its first baby delivery Monday, Dec. 15, following the re-opening of the community hospital’s labor and delivery department.
Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Fort Oglethorpe council members have approved $5,000 in attorney fees for the city’s elections chief, who is embroiled in a lawsuit.
An outbreak of the flu, or illnesses with flu-like symptoms, is prompting the Polk School District to release students from classes earlier than they expected for the winter break.
Twins Pizza and Steaks in LaFayette will offer a free meal for citizens who are interested and need a place to go eat on Christmas Day.
Tuesday, Dec. 16
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Lillian Holsomback, 86, Ringgold
The city of LaFayette last week revealed details for a truck route around the downtown area for 18-wheelers making deliveries.
A LaFayette woman was arrested for prescription pills less than two weeks after being arrested for stealing her cousin’s vehicle.