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Thursday 04/17/2014
Funeral services Saturday for kindergartner
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 4:57 pm

The funeral for Zackery Bryant, the Walker County kindergarten student who died Monday morning, will be Saturday, April 19, at 11 a.m. at W.L. Wilson & Sons Chapel, 555 West Cloud Springs Road, Fort Oglethorpe.

Wednesday 04/16/2014
Catoosa & Walker counties: Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 17, 2014
Posted: April 16, 2014

Coosa Valley Regional Services today at 10 a.m. will hold their monthly meeting at 3 Riverside Industrial Pkwy. NE, in Rome.

Catoosa & Walker counties: obituaries for April 16, 2014
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 5:46 pm

Richard Glenn Haley, 74

Candlelight service Saturday for kindergartner
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 10:32 am

Rock Spring Athletic Association (RSAA) will hold a candlelight service for Zachary Bryant from 6-8 p.m. at the ball fields. Six-year-old Zachary, a kindergartner at Chattanooga Valley Elementary School in north Walker County, died Monday after being hit by a bus at the school. Zachary was also a member of the RSAA’s Golden Knights team. The RSAA ballfields are located near the intersection of U.S. 27 and Ga. 95. Donations will be accepted to cover funeral costs and non-perishable food items to help the family during this very hard time.

Walker & Catoosa counties: Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 4:10 pm

Walker County Schools will hold registration for kindergartners on Friday, April 18. Parents need to bring the following information to register for the upcoming school year: the child’s birth certificate; vision, hearing and dental form 3300; immunization form 3231; proof of residency and the child’s social security number. Each elementary school will conduct registration, so call or visit your local school for details.

Tuesday 04/15/2014
Walker & Catoosa counties: obituaries for April 15, 2014
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 3:59 pm

John Francis Lang, 53

Walker County: Investigation continues into fatal school bus accident
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 4:20 pm

The preliminary investigation of a fatal bus accident at Chattanooga Valley Elementary on Monday is expected to continue throughout the week.

Candlelight vigil Saturday for kindergartner
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 4:20 pm

A candlelight vigil for Zachary Bryant,  the young Chattanooga Valley Elementary kindergarten student who died Monday morning will be held Saturday from 4-6 p.m. at the Rock Spring Athletic Association ballfields, the very fields where the 6-year-old and his Golden Knights team mates played. Non-perishable food items and monetary donations will be accepted for the victim’s family in their time of grieving. The baseball diamonds are located near the intersection of U.S. 27 and Ga. 95.

Children’s Advocacy Center dedicates memorial garden for Child Abuse Prevention Month
Posted: April 15, 2014

The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit’s Children’s Advocacy Center held a special ceremony on Friday, April 11, to recognize April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and closed out the afternoon with the dedication of a special garden outside the facility to commemorate victims of child abuse.

Sub-freezing temps coming early Wednesday morning
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 10:10 am

We're under a freeze warning and wind advisory as lows are supposed to drop into the 20s tonight possibly damaging budding springtime plants. It's supposed to clear up today after a rainy morning and reach a somewhat cooler high of 56 with gusty winds reaching as high as 35 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

Monday 04/14/2014
Catoosa & Walker counties: Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 2:21 pm

 The death of Zachary Bryant,  the young Chattanooga Valley Elementary kindergartner who died Monday morning, will be mourned by a candlelight vigil being held Saturday from 4-6 p.m. at the Rock Spring Athletic Association ball fields, the very fields where the 6-year-old and his Golden Knights team mates played. Non-perishable food items and monetary donations will be accepted for the victim’s family in their time of grieving. The baseball diamonds are located near the intersection of U.S. Highway 27 and state Highway 95.

Walker County kindergartner killed in school bus accident
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 3:51 pm

A Walker County kindergartner was killed Monday morning after being struck by the bus he rode to school.

Walker County elementary student killed by school bus
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 3:05 pm

A Walker County elementary school student was stuck and killed about 7 a.m. today by a bus at the school.

New site this year for Walker-Catoosa Relay for Life fundraiser
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 7:14 am

The Walker-Catoosa Relay for Life may be held April 25 at a new venue, but its goal remains unchanged: finding a cure for cancer.

Caleb Hartshorn: LaFayette’s new animal control officer
Posted: April 14, 2014

The city of LaFayette has hired an animal control officer who will serve a dual purpose for citizens.

Friday 04/11/2014
Catoosa & Walker counties; mark your calendars for Saturday, April 12, 2014
Posted: April 11, 2014

The 2nd annual City of Lafayette Easter egg hunt is today at 11 a.m. (rain date April 19). The hunt for 12,000 filled Easter eggs (8,000 candy filled, 4,000 toy filled) will be at Joe Stock Park, 208 N. Main St., and will have children divided into five age groups. The Easter bunny will be on hand for photographs.

Walker & Catoosa counties: obituaries for April 11
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 5:22 pm

Donald Lebron Gregg, 55

LaFayette’s second annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 12
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 2:12 pm

LaFayette’s second annual Easter egg hunt will be Saturday, April 12, at 11 a.m. (rain date April 19). The hunt will be at Joe Stock Park at 208 N. Main Street in Lafayette.

Chickamauga man accidentally shoots himself
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:43 pm

A Chickamauga man shot himself in the hand and leg on April 9.

Chickamauga’s Jeff Mullis receives “Most Influential” honor from James magazine
Posted: April 11, 2014

James magazine, one of Georgia’s leading publications discussing Georgia news and politics, has selected Republican Sen. Jeff Mullis of Chickamauga as one of the magazine’s “Most Influential Senators.”

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