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Some gas prices still below $2 at select stations in Northwest Georgia, Chattanooga

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.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
Fort Oglethorpe man charged with domestic violence, public drunkenness
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 11:06 am

An intoxicated Fort Oglethorpe man was arrested on domestic violence charges, police say.

Wreck on U.S. 27 Bypass in LaFayette
Posted: December 18, 2014

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.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Thursday, Dec. 18
Posted: December 18, 2014

Thursday, Dec. 18

Thursday's weather: Mostly cloudy, high 48
Posted: December 18, 2014

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%.

Wednesday 12/17/2014
Woman injured in wreck on Ga. 136 in Walker County
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 7:32 pm

A man flipped his car while rounding a curve on Ga. Highway 136 in Walker County Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Special program at Chickamauga Battlefield park
Posted: December 17, 2014

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.

Pay library fines with canned food for needy
Posted: December 17, 2014

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 to add hotel management program
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 4:02 pm

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is adding a hotel management program to its course offerings in the fall of 2015.

Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Posted: December 17, 2014

Josie M. Holmes, 95, Rock Spring, Ga.

Hutcheson welcomes first babies after re-opening of labor and delivery services
Posted: December 17, 2014

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's weather: Partly sunny, high 50
Posted: December 17, 2014

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday 12/16/2014
City attorney not representing Fort Oglethorpe elections chief in lawsuit; council gives her $5,000 for an attorney
Updated: December 16, 2014 - 1:43 pm

Fort Oglethorpe council members have approved $5,000 in attorney fees for the city’s elections chief, who is embroiled in a lawsuit.

Christmas vacation to start early in Polk County because of sickness
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 12:38 am

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 to host free Christmas Day lunch
Updated: December 16, 2014 - 11:13 am

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.

Cove Christmas concert “exceeded expectations,” Walker County commissioner says
Posted: December 16, 2014

Following a recent  business meeting, Walker County sole commissioner Bebe Heiskell reflected on Guy Penrod’s performance Friday night, Dec. 5, at Mountain Cove Farm.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Tuesday, Dec. 16
Posted: December 16, 2014

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Tuesday's weather: Partly sunny, high 55
Posted: December 16, 2014

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Monday 12/15/2014
Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
Posted: December 15, 2014

Lillian Holsomback, 86, Ringgold

LaFayette unveils details of proposed truck route
Posted: December 15, 2014

The city of LaFayette last week revealed details for a truck route around the downtown area for 18-wheelers making deliveries.

LaFayette woman arrested for prescription drugs two weeks after arrest for stealing cousin’s vehicle
Posted: December 15, 2014

A LaFayette woman was arrested for prescription pills less than two weeks after being arrested for stealing her cousin’s vehicle.

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