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All children deserve a chance

Do you know of any children in the Catoosa County public school district with physical, mental or emotional problems who are not receiving educational services? No matter what their problem or severity, they are entitled to an education. It’s the law.

  • icon Posted: July 21

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Monday 07/21/2014
Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 21-23
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 7:15 am

Monday, July 21

Monday's weather: Mostly cloudy, high 82
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 7:14 am

Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Sunday 07/20/2014
Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 20-22
Updated: July 20, 2014 - 11:10 am

Sunday, July 20

Sunday's weather: 40% chance of rain, high 80
Posted: July 20, 2014

Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday 07/19/2014
Lyndhurst offers $25,000 for landscaping at new canoe launch site in Catoosa County
Posted: July 19, 2014

Not only is the newest launch site on the West Chickamauga Creek Blueway nearing completion, its surroundings will have professional landscaping and amenities thanks to yet another grant from the Chattanooga-based Lyndhurst Foundation.

Walker County Sheriff's Office report: July 10-16, 2014
Posted: July 19, 2014

These people were booked into the Walker County Detention Center on July 10-16, 2014.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 19-21
Updated: July 19, 2014 - 9:07 am

Saturday, July 19

Saturday's weather: Rain, high near 77
Posted: July 19, 2014

Today: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Friday 07/18/2014
Weather forecast: Get ready for a wet weekend
Updated: July 18, 2014 - 1:59 pm

Tonight: Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. 

Rossville woman steals deputy’s patrol car, leads chase after being linked to burglary
Updated: July 19, 2014 - 9:43 am

A Rossville woman is behind bars in Catoosa County after a day of crime that sounds like something out of the popular Grand Theft Auto video game, in which she was arrested for burglary and then stole and wrecked a police car after leading authorities on a high-speed chase.

Fort Oglethorpe approves sewer rate hikes, discusses high health insurance rates
Posted: July 18, 2014

The Fort Oglethorpe city council on Thursday (July 17) approved sewer rate increases, saved hundreds of thousands of dollars by refinancing a bond, and discussed high health insurance costs.

Walker and Catoosa obituaries for Friday, July 18, 2014
Updated: July 18, 2014 - 12:10 pm

Norman Christopher Ross, 48, Rossville

Ringgold approves new theatre curtain and lighting system for Depot, raises rental rates
Updated: July 18, 2014 - 10:02 am

The city of Ringgold’s most popular landmark will be receiving some presentation upgrades, after the city council unanimously approved adding a theatre curtain and a new lighting system at the Depot to better the entertainment experience for its numerous events.

Erlanger named “Best Hospital” fourth straight year, ranked one of America’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
Posted: July 18, 2014

News release from Erlanger

Applications now being accepted for 2014-15 Walker County Chamber adult leadership class
Posted: July 18, 2014

The Walker County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Adult Leadership Walker County Class.

Friday's weather: Rain, high near 78
Updated: July 18, 2014 - 9:48 am

Today: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2 pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 18-20
Posted: July 18, 2014

Friday, July 18

Thursday 07/17/2014
Walker leadership alumni dinner scheduled for Aug. 21
Posted: July 17, 2014

The Adult Leadership Walker County Task Force invites the public to attend the 2014 Adult Leadership Walker County Alumni Dinner featuring keynote speaker Mark Butler, Georgia commissioner of labor, at the Walker County Civic Center on Thursday, August 21 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Catoosa County nurse Kim Evans receives “2014 Buckle Up, America!” award
Posted: July 17, 2014

Catoosa County Health Department public health nurse specialist Kim Evans was presented a “2014 Buckle Up, America!” award at a recent awards ceremony in Macon.

Battlefield Farmer’s Market in LaFayette to host fundraiser Aug. 9
Posted: July 17, 2014

Tickets are on sell for the Battlefield Farmer’s Market’s second annual “Farm to Table” fundraiser dinner at the Walker County Agricultural Center, which will be on August 9 at 7 p.m.

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