When Catoosa County decided to pay off some of the debt incurred by Hutcheson Medical Center that Catoosa had backed, that put Walker County officials in a pickle.
Award-winning former Rossville High School football coach Lynn H. Murdock celebrated his 80th birthday Jan. 27. And just before that date, he got a special birthday surprise.
Patients receive the royal treatment at Hutcheson Medical Center free of charge.
Where Rock Spring intersects with LaFayette along Cordell Road, 20 Boer goats roam the 16.5-acre Bramlett Farm. Charles W. Bramlett sounds off a goat call noise and they come charging toward him.
Wearing a ring on each finger and signing autographs, his eyes sparkle even behind his big sunglasses. DJ Tommy Jett, of Flintstone, is a 6’2” rock star.
Growing up, Kyle Veazey’s mother told him, “If God calls you to dig ditches, then be the best ditch digger.” But no one would hire the 29-year-old, to dig ditches or otherwise.
Held inside a cramped room in a small building in the tiny town of Flintstone, last week’s Walker County Water and Sewage Authority meeting had all the fixings that said “municipal government gathering” in a monotone voice. Then a visitor shook things up.
Every Friday night for the last 10 years, Oakwood Baptist Church’s Chickamauga campus has welcomed people with “hurts, habits and hangups,” said area Celebrate Recovery ministry leader Marvin Morrison.
Pink Out nights honor breast cancer survivors and keep the memory alive of those who have lost their lives to the disease.
The actors are real. Their emotions are real. The props are … cardboard. Jim Chandler’s believable performance in a just-under-25-minute YouTube film, “Cardboard Warfare 2,” led to him landing a part in an upcoming movie theater release. Through that role he met Olan Rogers, a filmmaker and comedian, who has 650,000 subscribers to his YouTube Channel, the local actor said.
When Leila Connell wanted to celebrate the birth of her grandchildren, she said she couldn’t find anything that made a statement, so she took matters into her own hands.
The Cottage Thrift Store started the new year in a new location on Mission Ridge Road in the Bi-Lo Shopping Center in Rossville.
Blood Assurance badly needs blood donors, as the holidays tend to deplete reserves. Since January is National Blood Donor Month, Blood Assurance is asking people to mark their calendars to donate blood in 2015.
Chickamauga Police Chief Ronald Roach will soon be equipping his fellow officers with new guns. The City Council unanimously approved the purchase of seven new sidearms at its Jan. 5 meeting.
Kids 4 Christ new Executive Director Hope Spears is making some changes at the LaFayette nonprofit.