A 14-year-old girl has been charged with making terroristic threats for sending out a prank text, warning of a mass shooting, this week to Ridgeland High School students.
Friday, Oct. 31
Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 10 am. Patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 61. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
A man died in a local hospital Thursday morning, Oct. 30, after having been trapped inside his burning home.
Jayne Walker Greeson, 47, Ringgold
A man died in a local hospital Thursday morning after having been trapped inside his burning Walker County home.
Santa, and a new library, are coming to town.
Workhouse Fitness Center in LaFayette celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4 p.m. at its new location, 311 N Main St., Suite H (BiLo shopping center).
Thursday, Oct. 30
Today: Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind around 5 mph.
A Walker County high school is under heightened security today in the wake of a posting on social media warning of a possible mass shooting at the school.
The Walker County Sheriff’s Department has received a $45,700 grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS).
Mark Butler, head of the Georgia Department of Labor, last week described how his department has shifted its focus on reviving economic growth following the Great Recession.
Rossville student meets President Jimmy Carter for first-year readers program
The Scare on the Square in LaFayette will host 40 different business and groups on Halloween on Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
James Perry Young, 86, LaFayette
The Woodlands Village II in LaFayette has added 40 new apartment units for the senior housing community.
The LaFayette Police Department kicked off its second annual “Hair for the Holidays” fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in which the police staff will let their beards grow to raise money for the Shop with a Cop 2014 Christmas program.
Wednesday, Oct. 29
Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1 pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1 pm and 2 pm. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 67. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
A woman said someone broke into her residence off Colerain Street in LaFayette and stole food, a Blu-ray player, and jewelry — and took time to enjoy a beer during the burglary.