A LaFayette teenager died Thursday night, Oct. 23, in an ATV accident.
A Ringgold man has been in Catoosa County jail the past four days on charges he allegedly molested a young girl. But the community seems divided on whether they believe the youth softball coach is capable of such acts.
The unemployment rate in the northwest Georgia region in September was 7.1 percent, down 1.0 percent from 8.1 percent in August. The rate in September of last year was 7.8 percent.
Thursday, Oct. 23
Thursday: Patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph.
An out-of-town man and woman were arrested on multiple drug trafficking charges Tuesday night, Oct. 21, during a routine traffic stop along U.S. Highway 41 in Ringgold.
A man and woman said someone stole tools and lawn care equipment from their residence off Chattanooga Valley Road in Flintstone.
A woman said someone broke into her travel trailer off Schmidt Road in Rossville and stole two rifles.
A woman said someone stole the well pump from her residence off Dripping Springs Road in LaFayette. A $500 reward is being offered to anyone who can help recover it.
James Keith Crawford, 30, Ringgold
LaFayette High School marching band mates prove you can’t sideline teamwork and motivation.
The Walker County school board recognized Naomi Elementary School as the facility of the month at its meeting Oct. 20.
Wednesday, Oct. 22
Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Police arrested an intoxicated LaFayette man after he was reportedly passed out outside beer store.
A woman said she witnessed a suspicious man near her vehicle and believes he slashed her vehicle’s tire off Stanfield Road in LaFayette.
A woman said someone stole her used four-wheeler from her residence off Bomar Street in LaFayette.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising that the Glen Falls Trail, on Lookout Mountain, officially closed Monday, Oct. 20, and will remain closed until further notice. The trail is adjacent to the recent mud slide that closed Ochs Highway on Oct. 14.
LaFayette police responded to a domestic dispute in which two women were reportedly trying to kick open a door of a residence at Yester Oak Apartments in LaFayette.
Pigeon Mountain Grill is serving up delicious dishes prepared with homegrown produce and grass-fed cattle sourced from local farms.