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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Walker County’s Brick Oven: A slice of life with a side of ice cream
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 1:49 pm

Many organizations utilize social media as a marketing tool or to boost sales. But one local business has embraced the power of being positive in its daily posts and interactions with customers and the community as well.

Deffenbaugh wins GOP runoff for Georgia House seat, will face McMahan in November election
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 7:11 am

Incumbent John Deffenbaugh defeated his Republican challenger with 55 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary election runoff for the Georgia House District 1 seat.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 23-25
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 11:49 am

Wednesday, July 23

Wednesday's weather: 40% chance of rain, high near 85
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 6:19 am

Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Tuesday 07/22/2014
Election runoff results for Walker and Catoosa counties
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 10:58 am

Here's results from Walker and Catoosa counties County for the three statewide runoff elections, as well as the Republican Georgia House District 1 runoff . 

Catoosa County authorities arrest man for rape, child molestation
Posted: July 22, 2014

A Tunnel Hill man was arrested on child sex charges over the weekend after a woman claimed he had sexual contact with her young daughter, police say.

Walker County polls open — and nearly empty
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 1:44 pm

Walker County voters are close to providing an answer to the question “What if they held an election and nobody came?”

Catoosa Sheriff’s Office releases sketch of wanted burglar
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 9:53 am

The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men they believe are linked to two burglaries that occurred about 24 hours apart last week, and have released a sketch of one of the men.

Memorial event Saturday for former Walker County K-9 deputy
Posted: July 22, 2014

The Roughnecks Motorcycle club will host The Dark Side Soldier Memorial Ride on Saturday, July 26.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 22-24
Posted: July 22, 2014

Tuesday, July 22

Tuesday's weather: 60% chance of rain, high 81
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 7:17 am

Today: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday 07/21/2014
Voters go to the polls Tuesday for runoffs
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 2:38 pm

Voters in Walker and Catoosa counties, along with voters across Georgia, will go to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in the primary election runoff.

Six-year flag dispute in Ringgold to be heard in court
Posted: July 21, 2014

A six-year tug-of-war between the city of Ringgold and the Sons of Confederate Veterans over the flag display at the historic Ringgold Depot could come to some sort of resolution soon.

Tourism to Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park creates $54,961,300 in economic benefit
Posted: July 21, 2014

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that the 905,984 visitors to Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in 2013 spent $54,961,300 in communities near the park. That spending supported 771 jobs in the local area.

Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 21-23
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 7:15 am

Monday, July 21

Monday's weather: Mostly cloudy, high 82
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 7:14 am

Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Sunday 07/20/2014
Walker-Catoosa area happenings for July 20-22
Updated: July 20, 2014 - 11:10 am

Sunday, July 20

Sunday's weather: 40% chance of rain, high 80
Posted: July 20, 2014

Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday 07/19/2014
Lyndhurst offers $25,000 for landscaping at new canoe launch site in Catoosa County
Posted: July 19, 2014

Not only is the newest launch site on the West Chickamauga Creek Blueway nearing completion, its surroundings will have professional landscaping and amenities thanks to yet another grant from the Chattanooga-based Lyndhurst Foundation.

Walker County Sheriff's Office report: July 10-16, 2014
Posted: July 19, 2014

These people were booked into the Walker County Detention Center on July 10-16, 2014.

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