Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce president Roger Forgey welcomes some of the county’s elite individuals and business owners to the Starry Night Gala amid the sparkling lights and tranquil atmosphere.
State Rep. Tom Weldon of Ringgold and his wife Wendy were among the guests attending the event.
A musical performance by The Beaters brought many of the guests out to the large dance floor, where they danced beneath the stars.
Former Catoosa County sheriff Phil Summers was named Citizen of the Year at the annual chamber event.
UPDATE: According to Rome police Lt. Joe Costolnick: "Michael Yates was arrested a short time ago in Bartow County. He was captured during a traffic stop after we received information that he would be in a particular vehicle. He was arrested without incident."