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Walker school board approves $90 million budget

The Walker County Board of Education’s recently approved budget for fiscal year 2015/16, while only approximately $5,000 more than last year’s, includes $10,000 more for the Cherokee Regional Library System.

Skidmore completes catalogue of those interred at LaFayette city cemetery, officials recognize effort

For her efforts in recording all the graves in the LaFayette city cemetery, local officials recently recognized Nancy Skidmore.

Ringgold studying Akins Road, 2-A intersection traffic

The city of Ringgold is pulling Georgia Department of Transportation traffic counts for the intersection of Akins Road and Highway 2-A/Battlefield Parkway, in between the RaceTrac and former Bar-B-Q Corral.

Grumpy’s Mall celebrates grand-opening

For those looking for unique reclaimed items, a trip to Grumpy’s Antique Mall is like a trip to Santa’s workshop.

LaFayette mulling special event beer, wine permits

LaFayette City Councilman Ben Bradford is interested in seeing the city offer single-use permits for those wishing to serve beer and wine at special events.

Parade pays tribute to lives lost

Eighty vehicles from Catoosa and Walker counties, waving American flags, rode in memory of the fallen soldiers who were casualties of the recent shootings in Chattanooga.

Sheriffs Sisk and Wilson accept SFOL donations

While some people look forward to the arrival of fall, organizers of the Catoosa and Walker County Stocking Full of Love programs are looking even farther down the calendar.

WCBOE OKs facility updates

Walker County Board of Education recently approved a series of facility updates.

Mountain Cove Farms Resort opens Wilderness Disc Golf Course

Mountain Cove Farms Resort Wilderness Disc Golf Course is now open in Chickamauga’s McLemore Cove area.

Walker County food bank celebrates 17 years

Walker County’s Demetrius Jermaine Jackson Food Bank is celebrates 17 years in operation this month.

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