Tim Omarzu covers Catoosa and Walker counties for the Times Free Press.
Omarzu is a longtime journalist who has worked as a reporter and editor at daily and weekly newspapers in Michigan, Nevada and California.
Stories he's covered include crime in blighted parts of metro Detroit and Reno, Nev.; environmental activists tree-sitting in California's Sierra Nevada foothills; attempts by the Michigan Militia to take over a township¹s government in northern Michigan.
A native of Michigan, Omarzu graduated from the University of Michigan with bachelor's degree in English. Omarzu comes to Chattanooga from Sonoma Valley, which is in California's Wine Country, just west of Napa.
Contact Tim Omarzu at firstname.lastname@example.org or 423-757-6651.
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Catoosa County will get a Georgia Northwestern Technical Community College campus on Old Alabama Highway near Interstate 75 fronted by new restaurants and retail development.
It's a ways off, but the busiest part of Battlefield Parkway is due for a $4.8 million resurfacing from the Walker County line through Fort Oglethorpe to Fowler Road just east of Interstate 75.
So you're planning to visit SoakYa, the new five-acre water park that opens Memorial Day at Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park.
Smiles were exchanged a week ago between Lynn Long, mayor of Fort Oglethorpe, and Chris McKeever, executive director of the 6th Cavalry Museum.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will examine fragments of two plastic bottle bombs found May 9 in a Fort Oglethorpe neighborhood.
Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park usually lets all retired and active military personnel get in free on Memorial Day, which falls on May 27 this year.
Employees of Erlanger at Hutcheson will be getting paper checks today rather than direct deposit of their pay, according to a memo taped above a time clock in a hospital hallway.
Two longtime Fort Oglethorpe city employees failed Tuesday night in their bid to get their jobs back.
Jeff Long tried to get his job back as public works director of Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., at an appeal hearing Tuesday night.
Hutcheson Medical Center had been losing $1 million a month in 2011 before Chattanooga-based Erlanger Health System took over management that year.