Artem Leonidovich Patouga, 30, of 710 Park Lake Road, Fort Oglethorpe arrested on charges of affixing tag with intent to misrepresent, driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to maintain lane and open container.
Commissioner Shannon Whitfield has hired Joe Legge as Walker County's new public relations director. Legge will be tasked with improving citizen awareness of county government activities through various forms of media.
Walker County's recently elected Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is well underway to shaking things up in county government. That includes splitting the many duties once held by Walker County Coordinator David Ashburn, who is no longer involved with local government.
Catoosa County officials and department heads gathered with the Emergency Management Agency Thursday, Jan. 5, to go over the county's winter weather plan in preparation for the possible inclement weather expected to hit Northwest Georgia over the weekend.
Catoosa County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted food service inspections at the following five establishments where food is served during the last two weeks of December 2016.
Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield, who officially took office Jan. 1, will hold meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays each month, the same as his predecessor. But the location may eventually change, if a more suitable place is found.
Georgia is dealing with a large backlog of complaints about nursing homes, and also has a substantial vacancy rate in surveyors who check conditions in these facilities, a state health agency said Tuesday.
Fort Oglethorpe is a New Year's baby – born January 1, 1949. The city turned 68 years old the first of this month. Its siblings, Ringgold and Catoosa County, by contrast, are ancient at 169 and 163 years old.