Jackie Wayne Chandler, 69, Rossville
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.
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.
In business for more than 54 years Trails End Ranch remains a community favorite that can provide a safe equestrian adventure for everyone.
Monday, Aug. 25
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.
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.
Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a special living history day at Chickamauga Battlefield on Sunday, Aug. 31. Come experience the power of Civil War artillery as park rangers and living historians tell the story of artillery on the battlefield.
Saturday, Aug. 23
Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
The second suspect arrested for an Aug. 15 home invasion in Catoosa County, in which at a burglar was shot in the leg, has been extradited from Alabama.
These people were booked into the Walker County Detention Center on Aug. 14- 20, 2014.
Kelly E. Cronnon, 49, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe will hold three hearings in November to give the public a voice in Chattanooga-based http://www.erlanger.org/blank_2.cfm%3Fid%3D1112" target="_blank">Erlanger Health System’s attempts to foreclose on Hutcheson property.
Friday, Aug. 22
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
This is a letter prepared by Walker County commissioner Bebe Heiskell that provides data and details the reasons for a 2014 millage rate.
Thursday, Aug. 21
That the property tax rate for Walker County would increase this year has been expected.
The unemployment rate in the northwest Georgia region increased to 8.5 percent in July, up eight-tenths of a percentage point from 7.7 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor reports. The rate was 9.0 percent in July a year ago.