Saturday, Nov. 22
Rock City’s annual Enchanted Garden of Lights prepares to shine bright for its 20th anniversary season beginning Friday, Nov. 21. Beautiful enhancements and new characters await guests nightly from 6-9 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 3.
Edith Ann Elliott Baldwin, 59, Rossville
Here is the arrest report for the Walker County Sheriff’s Department for Nov. 13-19, 2014.
Friday, Nov. 21
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 53. North wind around 5 mph.
An oil spill that occurred Wednesday evening, Nov. 19, at Shaw Industries in Chickamauga resulted in oil being spilled onto U.S. Highway 27, which led to response from Walker County Emergency Services and Walker County Sheriff’s Department.
A man said someone broke into his residence off Cloud Crest Drive in Rossville and stole $3,290 worth in items, mostly jewelry.
A man said someone stole his SUV from the parking lot of an auto parts store in Rossville, while he was inside the store.
A new chapter was added to the saga of Hutcheson hospital on Nov. 19.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Nissin Brake Georgia Inc. in Walker County was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 11 safety and health violations following a June 2014 inspection at the manufacturer’s Rock Spring facility.
Casper inducted into honor society at University of North Georgia
The Walker County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the “2014 Small Business of the Year.” Winner of this award will be recognized at the chamber's annual dinner in January 2015.
Ricky E. Morgan, 49, Rossville
LaFayette High School horticulture classes spent Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 12-13, planting bulbs and spreading mulch at Naomi Elementary School. Led by the agriculture department’s Brandon Ray, students from each grade who attend horticulture classes wanted to help Naomi Elementary beautify the school’s front yard. The students spent a total of 2½ hours working at the school.
Wednesday, Nov. 19
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
On Monday, Nov. 17, Walker County was presented with the Deal of the Year for a Mid-Size Community Award for its work in recruiting Audia International into its new industrial park north of LaFayette.
Everyone is invited to visit United Way’s Volunteer Center on Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hamilton Place Mall in Chattanooga to join in celebrating National Family Volunteer Day.
Sears Hometown Store in LaFayette is raising money for the LaFayette Fire Department by holding the “Support Our Local Heroes” fundraiser where customers can donate to the fire department to “give back” for their service.