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Friday 10/31/2014
Streets to close in Calhoun as parking deck construction begins
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 10:53 am

Construction on a new three-level parking deck in downtown Calhoun began Friday with utilities relocation.

$400 air compressor stolen from Rossville garage
Posted: October 31, 2014

A man said someone stole his $400 60-gallon Husky air compressor from inside his residence’s garage off Burma Road in Rossville.

More than $1,300 in items stolen from storage shop
Posted: October 31, 2014

A man said someone stole a weed trimmer, ballistics vest, and truck battery from his storage shop of Safe Haven Road in Rising Fawn.

Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon coming Nov. 8
Posted: October 31, 2014

Jenni Berz with the Chattanooga Track Club says the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon will greatly benefit the area.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Friday, Oct. 31
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 10:18 am

Friday, Oct. 31

Friday's weather: Partly sunny, high near 61
Posted: October 31, 2014

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 10 am. Patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 61. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. 

Thursday 10/30/2014
Man, 60, dies following early morning house fire
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 9:05 am

A man died in a local hospital Thursday morning, Oct. 30, after having been trapped inside his burning home.

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Posted: October 30, 2014

Jayne Walker Greeson, 47, Ringgold

Area swim parents discuss wish, need for indoor pool with Ringgold city council
Posted: October 30, 2014

A number of Catoosa County parents attended the most recent Ringgold city council meeting on Oct. 27 to gauge the city’s interest in helping to spearhead the possibility of having an indoor pool built to accommodate all the youth swimmers in the community.

Walker County man dies following early morning house fire
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 4:49 pm

A man died in a local hospital Thursday morning after having been trapped inside his burning Walker County home.

Gas prices continue slow decline in Northwest Ga.
Posted: October 30, 2014

Gas prices are well below the national average of $3.01 this week with prices in our area as low as $2.53, according to Gasbuddy.com.

LaFayette-Walker County Library moving back to renovated building
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 12:09 pm

Santa, and a new library, are coming to town.

Workhouse Fitness Center in LaFayette holds grand opening
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 12:23 pm

Workhouse Fitness Center in LaFayette celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4 p.m. at its new location, 311 N Main St., Suite H (BiLo shopping center).

Fort Oglethorpe Police Department report: Oct. 16-23, 2014
Posted: October 30, 2014

Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Oct. 16-23, 2014.

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department report: Oct. 17-23, 2014
Posted: October 30, 2014

Here is the arrest report for the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department for Oct. 17-23, 2014.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Thursday, Oct. 30
Posted: October 30, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 30

Thursday's weather: Sunny, high near 64
Posted: October 30, 2014

Today: Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind around 5 mph. 

Wednesday 10/29/2014
Authorities take Walker County school threat seriously, work to clear rumors
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 1:23 pm

A Walker County high school is under heightened security today in the wake of a posting on social media warning of a possible mass shooting at the school.

Walker County Sheriff’s Department awarded $45,700 grant
Posted: October 29, 2014

The Walker County Sheriff’s Department has received a $45,700 grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS).

Area gas prices well below national average of $3.02
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 3:17 pm

Gas prices are well below the national average of $3.02 this week with prices in our area as low as $2.53, according to Gasbuddy.com.

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