Clay Kissner could have let voters in Fort Oglethorpe decide in November whether stores and restaurants can sell alcohol on Sundays.
Walker County, Ga., was thrust into the international media spotlight 11 years ago when hundreds of uncremated bodies turned up at the Tri-State Crematory in the unincorporated community of Noble.
The woman who wrote paychecks for Dade County, Ga., employees tendered her resignation Friday after weeks of scrutiny by county officials into charges she padded her own paychecks.
Barbecue and brainstorming are on the agenda tonight for Dade County, Ga., library supporters.
A thief broke into country singer Lauren Alaina’s car Sunday as it was parked near the Florida Monument at Chickamauga Battlefield.
Voters had mixed reactions Tuesday to Sunday alcohol sales in a smattering of Northwest Georgia special elections. That is, if you count the result in Fort Oglethorpe.
Elected officials are breathing sighs of relief in Georgia's Catoosa and Chattooga counties since voters on Tuesday approved a tax of 1 cent per $1 of sales to fund a laundry list of projects.
Chattooga County, Ga., voters today approved a tax of 1 cent per one dollar of sales until 2020 by a 72 percent margin, with 656 votes in favor and 257 opposed.
Catoosa County, Ga., voters today approved a local option tax of 1 cent per $1 of sales to fund a laundry list of projects.
Political newcomer Clay Kissner won a seat on the Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. City Council by a landslide Tuesday night.
Voters in Summerville, Ga., overwhelming supported sales of liquor by the glass Tuesday.
The race to fill a vacant seat on the Fort Oglethorpe City Council generated greater voter turnout percentage-wise this afternoon than a Catoosa County proposal to reauthorize a 1-cent sales tax for another five years.
School officials in Murray County, Ga., may privatize the employment of most of the system's school bus drivers to save money.
Tuesday is a statewide special election day in Georgia, and early voter turnout has been light for most of the few elections scattered in the state's northwest corner.
No booze, you lose.
Kelly Foutch made a bid in 2010 to be mayor of Grundy County, Tenn.
You have to ask if you want to learn about all the unusual, exciting, interesting things they're doing at Elemental, a new farm-to-table restaurant in North Chattanooga near the Whole Foods Market.
Former Whitfield County Sheriff's Deputy James Robert Keown resigned from his job and turned himself into jail Tuesday on charges that he stole $450 from an illegal immigrant during a March 3 traffic stop — after two fellow deputies spurred an investigation by reporting the missing cash.
LaFAYETTE, Ga. — Money's tight for LaFayette — and the City Council is mulling cuts or possibly passing costs on to residents.
Move over, opossum — the nine-banded armadillo has arrived in East Tennessee.
Drivers have done double takes since December just north of Trenton, Ga., when they see Jerry Wallace's first public artwork.
Georgia's latest legislative proposal to end Atlanta's water woes by tapping the Tennessee River rocketed out of the state House of Representatives in February with 171 yes votes and only two no votes.
Georgia state Rep. Jay Neal, R-LaFayette, plans to preach Sunday at his church in Ringgold, Ga., which is something he does about half a dozen times each year.
A former Varnell, Ga., police officer is willing to plead guilty to a misdemeanor — not a felony — in the death of a 70-year-old newspaper carrier in a crash last year, the victim's son said Thursday.
Georgians wouldn't have to travel to Tennessee, Alabama or South Carolina to buy fireworks under two bills written by state Sen. Jeff Mullis, R-Chickamauga, that would legalize Peach State pyrotechnics sales.
TRENTON, Ga. — Georgia's first lady, Sandra Deal, made a whirlwind tour of half a dozen elementary schools in Northwest Georgia on Tuesday to promote literacy by reading aloud
The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office plans to launch its first citizens police academy with a bang — a lot of them.
February has been rough for Chattanooga-area allergy sufferers in recent years, with warmer winter weather coaxing trees to bloom sooner.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — George H. Fleetwood and Pam Griffin didn't waste any time getting married Friday afternoon.
A cardinal rule of gun safety is to never aim at anything you don't intend to shoot — even if you know the gun's unloaded.
Fort Oglethorpe Mayor Lynn Long has made a last-ditch effort to keep a 42-acre piece of prime real estate in his city.
If you're trying to get rid of weathered barn siding, rusty tin roofing or vintage beadboard wall paneling, Wilma Hulgan would like to hear from you.
More than 40 people packed into the St. Elmo fire hall at 4 p.m. Thursday to hear what changes the National Park Service has in mind for its Lookout Mountain land, including the Civil War battle sites there.
Catoosa County, Ga., would get an extra seat on the board that oversees Erlanger at Hutcheson hospital and Dade County would give up a seat under legislation to be introduced in Atlanta.
The family that owns Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park was counting on getting some $200,000 worth of tax breaks during the construction of SoakYa, the five-acre water park that opens May 24.
A chunk of Trion, Ga.'s history is being torn down.
When Steve Pickett reopened his family's Pickett Trout Ranch near Dunlap, Tenn., in 2004, the bulk of his business was from anglers who came to catch rainbow trout from the ponds there.
Dade County, Ga., Commission Chairman Ted Rumley took a group of engineers Friday to the marker in the corner of his county that shows where Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama meet.
You can't really see it from Lakeview Drive, but construction is well under way at SoakYa, Lake Winnepesaukah's new five-acre water park that will include an adventure river, beach lagoon, seven slides and three swimming pool areas.
ATLANTA — Georgia State Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell, hopes the 10th time will be the charm for Georgia in its longstanding border — and water — dispute with Tennessee.
ATLANTA — Georgia would give up its longstanding claim to 66 square miles of Tennessee — including East Ridge and Lookout Mountain — if it’s given a strip of land to tap into the Tennessee River under proposed legislation that cleared a hurdle this afternoon in the Georgia Senate.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Ringgold Police Department Sgt. Tom Evans was fired Friday following an internal investigation into a citizen complaint.
Would you give up the password for your Facebook page to get — or keep — a job?
Contractors who dig up freshly paved streets in Rossville to get at underground gas, power or water lines now may have to repave a block-long stretch of road.
Fort Oglethorpe has sought a restraining order to prevent Charles Sharrock from trying to retake the council seat he was ousted from on Nov. 27 for sexually harassing female city employees.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Two police cars that were retired from Jacksonville, Ala., soon should be patrolling the streets of Ringgold.
A number of employees at Dalton, Ga. automotive parts manufacturer Shiroki-Ga LLC have been victims of identity theft, according to Bruce Frazier, spokesman for the Dalton Police Department.
Supporters of Sunday alcohol sales in Fort Oglethorpe had a "told you so" moment Monday night.
Voters in Catoosa County and Ringgold, Ga., OK'd Sunday sales of alcohol in November — leaving Fort Oglethorpe as the sole dry island in the now-wet county.
Question: Whatever happened to the Chickamauga, Ga., traffic roundabout at Osburn School and Five Points roads that City Council discussed a year ago?