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6 arrested by LMJC Drug Task Force on various charges

Six people have been arrested on various drug charges in North Georgia. Tuesday, Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force agents executed a search warrant in the 1200 block of Arnold Road in Rock Spring.


Catoosa, Walker High School Graduation Dates

Graduation Ceremonies for Catoosa County High Schools. Heritage High School: Thursday, May 23, at 7 p.m. on the Jeff Sims Field at Heritage Stadium. See the school’s web site for alternative plans in case of inclement weather.


Area Arrests for April 24

Editor's note: The Daily Citizen-News will upon request print a notice about anyone found not guilty of the charges listed in Area Arrests, or if the charges have been dropped. Call (706) 272-7723 and be prepared to provide documentation.


Georgia prisoner sentenced for running drug operation behind bars

MORGAN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A Georgia inmate is sentenced to an additional 25-years in prison for running a drug trafficking operation from behind bars. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Edwin Murillo from Gwinnett County was communicating with people on the outside to distribute meth.


Ringgold High School Valedictorian Allison Kendall

Plans after graduation: I plan on attending the University of Georgia. Club memberships or organizations: National Honor Society. Biggest influence on your life and why: The biggest influence on my life has been my family. They have always taught me that I can achieve whatever I put my mind to with


Hamilton County Sheriff's Office investigating Tuesday night stabbing at Silverdale Detention Center

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a reported stabbing at Silverdale Detention Center, according to a news release. Two inmates were taken to a local hospital Monday night. Their conditions remain unknown. A third inmate was treated onsite for what seem to be puncture wounds made


Cocaine, meth and pill busts scattered around Walker County

LAFAYETTE, Georgia (WDEF) – The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force has been busy in Walker County, Georgia. On Tuesday, they announced a series of busts over the Easter weekend.


Ringgold golfer competing in prestigious event

RINGGOLD, Ga — Ringgold high senior golfer Gavin Noble is in select company. Gavin is one of the top 54 junior golfers in the world invited to play at the Sage Valley Junior Invitational.


GBI: Man dies after being found unresponsive in North Georgia

CALHOUN, Ga. — Calhoun Police have called on the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to help investigate a man's death. According GBI spokesperson Nelly Miles, James Balston was taken to a local hospital after he was found unresponsive, and he later died. He was 47.


Health officials say people could have been exposed to measles at Chattanooga gas station

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health continues to investigate a case of measles in a resident of East Tennessee and notify people who may have been exposed to the illness through contact with the patient. This investigation has identified two locations the patient visited in Tennessee wher


Former sports anchor sues Alabama TV station for discrimination, fraud

A former Montgomery television sports anchor is suing the TV station he worked for over racial discrimination and breach of contract, claiming at least one colleague made sexist remarks and racial jokes regarding his Spanish heritage.


Cardi B husband Offset hit with felony gun charge in Georgia traffic stop arrest: report

Offset is now reportedly facing a felony gun charge stemming from an arrest last year in Georgia. In July 2018, Offset, whose real name is Kiari Cephus, was arrested after he was pulled over for allegedly making an improper lane change and police discovered the Migos rapper to be in possession of th


Walker County officials to make announcement Wednesday on Erlanger debt

A release from Walker County says Commissioner Shannon Whitfield will make a "significant" announcement Wednesday regarding the county's debt to Erlanger Health System. According to the release this announcement will affect every property owner in the county.


Reality show 'Wife Swap' looking for Georgia families

Have you ever wondered if the grass is greener in another home? Do you want to see what you can learn from a family that is far different from yours? Do you need to take a break from your spouse and kids?


New Hamilton County emergency management deputy director appointed

Marc Ericson, the Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security's fixed nuclear facility planner, has been appointed the agency's new deputy director, a news release states.


E. coli outbreak from tainted ground beef expands to Florida, Georgia

ATLANTA - At least 156 people in 10 states have been infected with E. coli after eating tainted ground beef at home and in restaurants, federal officials said. Of the people infected so far, 20 have been hospitalized, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. No deaths have been r


Autopsy report rules 4-week-old Chattanooga baby's death a homicide

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Autopsy results have finally been released for a 4-week-old Chattanooga girl who died in March. Olivia Destiny Dunton died on March 4th, and her family says they've been waiting for the autopsy results since then.


UPDATE: Walker County commissioner ending public health facilities fee

UPDATE: Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield announced today he will cancel the public health facilities fee for the 2019 tax cycle. The 0.14 percent percent charge on the assessed value of a property owner's land has appeared on top of property tax bills in the 2017 and 2018.


Chattanooga PD: Woman shot on East 23rd Street Tuesday morning

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chattanooga Police say a 41-year-old woman was shot Tuesday, at 6:22 A.M. They say it happened on the 2000 block of East 23rd Street. Police say they found the victim with a gunshot wound when they arrived on the scene.


Janet Hinds arrested Tuesday, faces new grand jury indictments for DUI, 9 other counts

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. — A woman accused ofhitting and killing a Chattanooga police officer was arrested Tuesday, two months to the day of the deadly incident. Chattanooga Police spokesman Trevor Tomas confirmed that Janet Hinds was arrested on a warrant for DUI, stemming from the incident on Hamill