The annual community campaign for United Way in Walker, Catoosa and Dade Counties has reached $574,000, approximately 98 percent of its $585,000 goal.
Saturday, Dec. 20
The 40th annual LaFayette-Walker County Empty Stocking Fund food distribution kicked off Friday morning, Dec. 19, at the agriculture center.
Albert Gooch, 67, Ringgold
The LaFayette police and fire department continued their "Shop with a Cop or Fireman" program at Head Start in LaFayette on Thursday, Dec. 18.
A LaFayette woman who, police say, got refunds for unpaid toys at Walmart has been charged with theft.
Friday, Dec. 19
Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind around 5 mph.
Here is the arrest report for the Walker County Sheriff’s Department for Dec. 11-17, 2014.
Two men were arrested on drug charges late Wednesday night, Dec. 17, in Rossville after they were found to be in possession of marijuana while driving recklessly, police say.
Two teens have been charged with the Dec. 11 armed robbery of a Rossville store.
A wreck occurred Wednesday, Dec. 18, on U.S. Highway 27 bypass in LaFayette in which a driver failed to yield the right of way and crashed into another vehicle.
Thursday, Dec. 18
Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 9 am and 3 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
A man flipped his car while rounding a curve on Ga. Highway 136 in Walker County Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a special 30-minute program about the capture of Savannah, Georgia, at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 2 pm.
The Food for Fines program is being observed through Dec. 20 by members of the Cherokee Regional Library System, which includes public libraries in Walker, Catoosa, Dade and Chattooga counties.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College is adding a hotel management program to its course offerings in the fall of 2015.
Josie M. Holmes, 95, Rock Spring, Ga.
Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe welcomed its first baby delivery Monday, Dec. 15, following the re-opening of the community hospital’s labor and delivery department.
Twins Pizza and Steaks in LaFayette will offer a free meal for citizens who are interested and need a place to go eat on Christmas Day.