Methadone clinics and other drug treatment facilities aren’t welcome in Walker County, Ga.
Joy Williams is jealous of the shopping carts that Bi-Lo has at its East Ridge supermarket on Ringgold Road near Camp Jordan.
When tax bills are mailed in October, Dade County, Ga., residents who pay school taxes can expect to see their payments go up.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Keith Kenney was angry Tuesday night that he only had two minutes — instead of the five usually allotted — to make comments to the Catoosa County Schools board about a proposed property tax increase.
Georgia’s long-standing fight with Tennessee over water and borders is gaining another ingredient from TV’s “The Daily Show” — which state has better barbecue.
“I’ve been in office for 16 years; I’ve never been over budget,” he said.
Ringgold, Ga., officials still hope to bridge the gap between what they hope to pay for a pedestrian overpass near the historic train depot and a price tag that gave them pause.
Catoosa County residents may get tag-teamed on property taxes, since both the schools and county government are weighing what could be a combined 15 percent tax increase.
Chattanooga gave the world bottled Coca-Cola, the MoonPie and Little Debbie snack cakes.
Walker County Sole Commissioner Bebe Heiskell plans to furlough the county's roughly 400 employees for two hours a week until year's end to save the county $250,000.
Former Varnell, Ga., police officer James Smith won't serve prison time for slamming his off-duty police cruiser at high speed into Leon Thurman's car early in the morning on March 5, 2012, killing the 70-year-old Cohutta man.
Tom Dooley made his first-ever bid for office in 2010 when he failed to unseat incumbent Georgia state Rep. Tom Weldon, R-Ringgold, in the Republican primary.
Officials in Walker County, Ga., and its cities haven't been able to agree how to share some $50 million in sales tax revenue over the next decade.
"Countdown to shutdown" is the catchy phrase coined for a difficult situation for four northwest Georgia libraries.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Adolf Hitler's stern visage has loomed for months over U.S. Highway 27 from a billboard at the south end of town.
LaFayette, Ga., just marked a couple of firsts.
Dalton State College biologists want to make ponds and a wetland at a Dalton, Ga., city park more turtle friendly.
Until recently, those who ran afoul of the law in Chattooga County, Ga., could call on "Uncle Wiggy" for help.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — In a ruling filed Wednesday, Catoosa County Superior Court Judge Jon "Bo" Wood upheld the Fort Oglethorpe City Council's Nov. 27 decision to oust councilman Charles Sharrock for sexual harassment.
Andy Arnold, a 12-year veteran of the LaFayette, Ga., City Council, will make a friendly bid in November for the mayor's seat.
Chattooga County, Ga., Sole Commissioner Jason Winters wants to cut expenses by giving all county employees five new unpaid holidays. Including himself.
LaFAYETTE, Ga. — A $4 million renovation of the library in downtown LaFayette has run out of money. So boards will go up this week over the windows and doors of the building at 305 S. Duke St. to secure it as construction work stops until funding is found.
LaFAYETTE, Ga. — A $4 million renovation of the library in downtown LaFayette has run out of money.
Three weeks on the nose.
The Fort Oglethorpe City Council is poised to shake $432,000 out of the city's piggy bank to fund various expenses.
Chattanooga-area relatives of the captain of a historic 70-foot sailboat missing for a month between New Zealand and Australia with seven aboard were disappointed to learn Friday morning that an extensive search in the Tasman Sea had been called off.
Building a pedestrian bridge near the historic train depot in Ringgold, Ga., would cost $368,500 — significantly more than city officials bargained for — and one city councilman questions whether it's worth proceeding.
Building a pedestrian bridge near the historic train depot in Ringgold, Ga., would cost $368,500, according to bids opened Tuesday.
With meteorologists predicting a near-100 percent chance of rain Thursday, Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park will postpone its 4th of July fireworks show until Saturday night.
Workers in Dade County, Ga., still are fixing roads that were washed out or otherwise damaged May 19 by an epic downpour.
Walker Transit will continue to operate normally as Walker County officials figure out how to pay for the bus system that helps those who can't drive get their medical care and shop.
Lookout Mountain's only practicing physician, family practitioner Dr. Bill Moore Smith, will need approval from Lookout Mountain, Ga.'s, City Council to move into a new office built by developer David DeVaney.
After weeks of closed-door negotiations and last-minute meetings, leaders with the Hutcheson Medical Center board, three North Georgia counties and Erlanger Health System have formalized their agreement to have Erlanger lease the Fort Oglethorpe facility for 10 years, with two 10-year extensions.
State help is on the way for Fort Oglethorpe to identify the cause of leaks and losses from the city's water system.
The financial lifeline for Hutcheson Medical Center got longer Wednesday when Catoosa County commissioners voted to extend by $3 million what amounts to a total $6 million line of credit to the Fort Oglethorpe hospital.
ROCK SPRING, Ga. -- Revenue is down, expenses are up -- and it's critical that voters in Walker County approve a special purpose local option sales tax in November.
Revenues are down, expenses are up — and it’s critical that voters in Walker County, Ga,. approve a special purpose local options sales tax in November.
Country music superstar Dolly Parton and husband Carl Dean picked Ringgold, Ga., as the place to get married on May 30, 1966, partly because Dean lived on Missionary Ridge in his youth and knew about Ringgold.
In 1983, Western Electric was the world's fifth-largest industrial corporation, with its headquarters in a Manhattan skyscraper and a storied history of technological innovation --including introducing talking motion pictures in the 1920s.
A section of Dietz Road, one of the busier routes in Catoosa County, Ga., will be closed to through traffic for at least a month this summer during a construction project.
Walker County, Ga., razed the building at 2012 MacFarland Ave. where many residents of north Walker County get their vehicle tags so it can be replaced with a doublewide trailer that served as a bank in Alabama.
LAFAYETTE, Ga. — Walker County Sole Commissioner Bebe Heiskell voted to buy $3.5 million worth of time Thursday to negotiate the fate of Erlanger at Hutcheson hospital.
DALTON, Ga. — Bartow County firefighter Jason Sisson could wear shorts and running shoes when he exercises to stay in shape for his job.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Attorneys met with Judge Jon B. Wood on Wednesday afternoon and made final arguments in a Catoosa County Superior Court lawsuit by former Fort Oglethorpe City Councilman Charles Sharrock to regain his council seat.
Property tax increases are planned at two Northwest Georgia school districts where officials say they're squeezed both by cuts in state funding and a local tax base that shrank during the Great Recession.
When school gets under way in the fall, it should be easier for Georgia parents to drop off and pick up their kids at an elementary school in Walker County and another one in Catoosa County.
KENSINGTON, Ga. — The Walker County Development Authority is interested in buying a 32-acre site southwest of Chickamauga that formerly was home to the Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex plant.
LaFAYETTE, Ga. — The renovation of the LaFayette-Walker County Library on Duke Street in downtown LaFayette faces a $300,000 shortfall — and city and county officials don't see eye-to-eye on a mechanism to come up with the money.
WALLACEVILLE, Ga. — Wilburn Fields has a question for Walker County, Ga.
McLEMORE COVE, Ga. — Monte Robertson has spent the last 30 years working in the same place — but he's not complaining.