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Wednesday 08/27/2014
Walker-Catoosa area happenings: Wednesday, Aug. 27
Posted: August 27, 2014

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Wednesday's weather: Sunny, high 92
Posted: August 27, 2014

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. 

Tuesday 08/26/2014
Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 6:07 pm

Jackie Wayne Chandler, 69, Rossville

LaFayette woman whose body was found Saturday died from natural causes
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 4:13 pm

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation this afternoon released the autopsy findings in the weekend death of 46-year-old Francis Middleton, whose body was found in a pool of blood in her LaFayette apartment on Saturday, Aug. 23.

Pedestrian bridge, sidewalk projects progressing in Ringgold
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 2:02 pm

The city of Ringgold got answers to some of the questions it has regarding the progress of its long-awaited pedestrian bridge Monday night, Aug. 25, and it looks like the project might finally begin soon.

Georgia Winery donates funds from Luau to Ringgold Rotary Club
Posted: August 26, 2014

The Georgia Winery in Ringgold held a Luau event to raise money for the Ringgold Rotary Club. Over 250 patrons attended the event. The winery presented a check to the club in the amount of $925.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for Aug. 26-28
Posted: August 26, 2014

Tuesday, Aug. 26

Catoosa public schools announces annual coupon book fundraiser and sponsor
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 12:08 pm

Catoosa County public schools launched the annual coupon book sale with presenting sponsor Weeks & Peters Insurance. The coupon book will be available in every school in the system until September 8.

Tuesday's weather: Mostly sunny, high 87
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 6:30 am

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. 

Monday 08/25/2014
Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Monday, August 25, 2014
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 4:57 pm

William Dale Drymon, 63, Rossville

LaFayette woman found dead was respected as “local legend” by law enforcement officers
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 1:16 am

Officers plan to attend the funeral and show their respect for the LaFayette woman who was found dead in her apartment last weekend, as they continue the investigation into the circumstances of her death.

Ridgeland High School’s band marching toward Vet’s Day performance
Posted: August 25, 2014

To honor those who have stepped up in defense of the country, a local band will march down Fifth Avenue in New York City in a fitting tribute to the nation’s fighting forces.

Ringgold High School opens, dedicates new arts wing
Posted: August 25, 2014

Ringgold High School is now the envy of the neighborhood after opening its new state-of-the-art arts wing and completing a school that was heavily damaged during the April 2011 tornado.

Ringgold council to discuss pedestrian bridge progress, renaming of park at tonight’s meeting
Posted: August 25, 2014

The city of Ringgold will discuss the status of its pedestrian bridge project and the possible renaming of the Ringgold Recreational Complex during tonight’s (Monday, Aug. 25) council meeting.

Walker, Catoosa school systems report nearly 20,000 in enrollment
Posted: August 25, 2014

The Walker and Catoosa school systems have nearly 20,000 students currently enrolled in the two county systems, which is a little bit down from the end of the last school year.

Family adventures can begin at Trails End Ranch in Walker County
Posted: August 25, 2014

In business for more than 54 years Trails End Ranch remains a community favorite that can provide a safe equestrian adventure for everyone.

AAA: Labor Day gas prices expected to reach 4-year low
Posted: August 25, 2014

Motorists preparing for a Labor Day road trip will likely see the cheapest gas prices for the holiday since 2010. Oil and gasoline prices slipped again in the past week and that decline is likely to continue into the holiday weekend.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for Aug. 25-27
Posted: August 25, 2014

Monday, Aug. 25

Monday's weather: Partly sunny, high 87
Posted: August 25, 2014

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning. 

Sunday 08/24/2014
LaFayette woman’s death deemed a homicide from unknown cause
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 9:27 pm

A LaFayette woman was found dead in her apartment Saturday night and investigators have declared it a homicide because of the complex circumstances that exist in the case.

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