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When is gas cheaper? Weekdays or weekends?

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Since people drive more outside the scope of their typical Monday-to-Friday routine on the weekends, gas station owners want to take advantage of any additional traffic that comes their way. More>>

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Cellphone towers proposed on Lookout Mountain, Watoosa Ridge

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A new tower would improve cellphone service on Lookout Mountain and the town government stands to earn around $1,500 a month, initially, if it allows a company to build a tower on town-owned property. More>>

Catoosa County Probate Judge Gene Lowery remembered by loved ones Video included

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In front of the Catoosa County Courthouse the American flag flies at half staff, a black ribbon covers the badges of courthouse employees. Across town and the county people mourn after Probate Judge Gene Lowery loses his fight to skin cancer.
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Chattanooga ranked among lowest in nation for well-being, despite active outdoor status

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The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index ranks 189 cities according to their “overall well being,” measuring residents’ physical and emotional health along with access to basic health care needs and quality of work environments. More>>

“National Park Week” starts April 19

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Spring is one of the best times to visit most National Parks as the wildflowers are starting to bloom and dot the landscape. More>>

Atlanta Braves change policy on guns in stadium

The Atlanta Braves will no longer allow some off-duty police officers to carry guns at Turner Field, which has prompted objections. More>>

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TVA May power bills to drop from April; but up 4.2% from last year

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TVA spokesman Scott Brooks said TVA's cheapest power source -- the rain-fed reservoirs that supply water for TVA's 29 power-generating dams -- was 43 percent below forecast during March due to below normal rainfall and runoff. More>>

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Fort Oglethorpe to get Walmart Neighborhood Market

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The grocery store, which will include a six-pump gas station, will have customer entrances off Battlefield Parkway and Fant Drive and a delivery entrance off Patterson Avenue. More>>

UPDATE: Community mourns six year-old child fatally struck by bus Video included

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The Georgia State Patrol said that the accident was witnessed by several nearby students. More>>

Suspect sketch released in Lookout Valley triple homicide

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The suspect is described as a white man, 6 feet tall, weighing between 220 and 230 pounds.  His hair is black and he has a full beard. More>>

Accused Lookout Valley killer has court date set

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Derek Morse, 19, was arrested and charged Thursday morning with 3 counts of Criminal Homicide and one count of Attempted Criminal Homicide. His preliminary date in Hamilton County Court is set for May 8. More>>

Dalton high school filmmaker scores big in statewide competition

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The competition, sponsored by the Governor's Office for Children and Families, was in the form of 30-second video entries from Georgia students ages 12-18. More>>

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GA woman accidentally hires scam artist to kill her husband, police say

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Mostiller is charged with one count of criminal solicitation to commit murder, which is punishable by one to five years in prison. More>>

Mom Remembers Son Through Driver's Education

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Christine Baughman is a mom on a mission, helping organize this teen risk reduction workshop at Ringgold High School Wednesday. More>>

T-Mobile to hire more than 125 for Chattanooga Call Center

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Cellular service provider T-Mobile will host an open house hiring event to fill over 125 positions in the Chattanooga call center.
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Man arrested after police say he rubbed dead raccoon on neighbor’s property

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The arrest comes three months after Chattooga County Superior Court Judge Brian House granted one of Hellard's ex-girlfriends a restraining order. More>>

Dade County inmate still on the loose Video included

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Detective Don Hicks says they took Bradford to the hospital after an inmate claimed Bradford had said he had taken a hand full of pills. More>>

UPDATE: Manhunt for escaped inmate in Catoosa County continues Video included

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The decision was made to expand the search to parts of Chattanooga and Dade County where Bradford's family, friends and girlfriend live. More>>

UPDATE: Search for suspect disperses into other areas

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The suspect was being taken to a nearby hospital for examination, and broke free from the officers escorting him, and ran into the nearby woods. More>>

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New carpet plant in Carbondale, GA could be world's biggest

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The carpet market has faced an uneven recovery following the Great Recession, and Shaw has taken advantage of competitors who haven't adapted to the new realities of a post-housing crash economy. More>>

Skeletal remains recovered in northwest Georgia

Authorities in northwest Georgia are awaiting autopsy results on skeletal remains that were found during a search for a missing man over the weekend. More>>

Beaulieu partners with GDOL to fill 150 jobs

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A recruitment fair will be held Thursday, April 17 from 9:00 am to 3:00pm at the GDOL's Dalton Career Center located at 1406 Chattanooga Ave. More>>

Police make fifth arrest in Dalton slaying

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Investigators determined that Corona was with Orlando Ramirez, Fernando Resendiz, and Juvencio Vega-Garcia in a car as they drove to the Las Delicias bar. More>>

WANTED: Man seen on tape sexually abusing a child

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The search for John Doe 28 is part of Operation Rescue Me and the Endangered Child Alert program. The programs focus on identifying both victims and suspects seen in child exploitation videos and images. More>>

Walker County murder victim found after neighbors call police

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A developing story in Walker County where detectives are investigating the murder a senior citizen, found dead in her Chickamauga home. More>>

Intoxicated driver in high-speed chase had more than 5 DUIs

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Arrest records show the suspect behind the wheel in Thursday's wild car chase has been a regular threat to the roads.
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UPDATE: 100 mph high-speed chase ends with two arrests

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The chase began on Highway 153 late Wednesday night when a suspect in a vehicle refused to stop for police.
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THP helps in six-state I-75 crackdown this weekend

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During the three day period, law enforcement agencies on I-75 in all six states will have an increased presence, focusing on distracted driving. More>>

Which supermarket is the best?

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Consumer Reports' supermarket ratings are based on a survey of more than 27,000 readers. More than half had at least one complaint and almost a third had two or more problems. More>>

GA unemployment numbers show some promise

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Georgia's unemployment rate for February was 7.1%, also down from the same period in 2012 at 7.3%. More>>

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Higher fuel costs push up TVA electric rates in April

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Consumers who heat with electric furnaces have already paid electric bills averaging 15 to 30 percent more than last winter in the Tennessee Valley due to colder weather. More>>

Wal-Mart recalls 174,000 dolls over burn risk

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Consumers should stop using the product, remove the batteries and return them to any Wal-Mart store for a refund. More>>

Former GA youth pastor sentenced to 10 years on child porn charges

Federal prosecutors say an ex-church youth outreach coordinator has been sentenced for distributing child pornography. More>>

UPDATE: Foster parents waited 7 hours before seeking help for injured child Video included

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The case summary — which contains information about Saharah and her older brother but in a disjointed form because of redactions — describes earlier injuries and delayed medical care. More>>

Home Depot groups hit 10,000 mark in homes project

Nonprofits backed by the Home Depot Foundation have improved more than 10,000 homes for veterans as part of the retail giant's grant program. More>>

GA city considers $244,000 project to build restroom

Officials are considering a plan to build a public restroom beneath a bridge that would cost more than the value of many Georgia homes. More>>

Ft. Oglethorpe residents file open records complaint with state

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The Fort Oglethorpe City Council was under fire Monday night by residents who wanted answers.
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UPDATE: LaFayette "abduction" leaves questions Video included

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The chief said based on the interview, there's no "credible threat to the community" and "no active search for a suspect." More>>

Deal says GA to explore medical marijuana options

Gov. Nathan Deal says he's working to see if there's something the state could do to help families who say a form of medical marijuana would ease their children's debilitating conditions. More>>

TVA to update progress on long-range plan

The Tennessee Valley Authority is set to discuss progress in updating the utilities long-range energy resources plan along with more than 1,100 comments from the public. More>>

Catoosa jury convicts woman in Facebook photo case

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The jury in Catoosa County Superior Court found Davida Kaye Caylor, 33, guilty of making false statements as the result of a picture her son uploaded online last year. More>>

Five arrested on 'ice' meth and weapons charges in GA

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A cache of firearms, military grade ballistic gear and small arms ammunition were discovered at one of the search warrant locations. 
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Job fair Thursday in Walker County

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The Georgia Department of Labor along with other organizations are sponsoring a career expo Thursday. More>>

GA road repairs continue as spring arrives

Although winter is officially over, ice storms this season left lots of potholes and other problems on Georgia roads that state and local officials are still dealing with. More>>

GA university system to vote on campus smoking ban

University System of Georgia officials are expected to weigh in on a tobacco ban that would apply to all campuses in the university system. More>>

Catoosa Co. drug bust yields drugs and weapons

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Catoosa County Sheriff's Office made four arrests and confiscated over 10 pounds of marijuana, weapons and approximately $8,000.00 in US currency. More>>

Who uses food stamps? Millions of children

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In recent years, experts say, many people also have turned to the food stamp program because of a short-term job loss or cut in hours. That's a temporary safety net the program is supposed to provide. More>>

Thieves targeting North GA churches

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Houses of worship are the latest target among thieves in North Georgia.
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UPDATE: Crime lab report shows Dalton clerk was stabbed in back

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Mims is not speaking with investigators, said Greg Ramey, a special agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. More>>

Woodstation Elem. Students win Young Authors Competition

Jonathan Washburn (5th grade), Elise Hayen(4th), Mr. Hullander (Horizon teacher), Luke Harold (3rd), Rhett McDonald (2nd), and Emberli McDade (1st grade ). Jonathan Washburn (5th grade), Elise Hayen(4th), Mr. Hullander (Horizon teacher), Luke Harold (3rd), Rhett McDonald (2nd), and Emberli McDade (1st grade ).
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Woodstation Elementary students are big winners in the Catoosa County Georgia Young Authors competition. More>>

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Crews battle 300-acre wildfire near Lookout Mountain in Dade County

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The cause of the wildfire, which is estimated to cover around 300 acres, is under investigation. More>>

Morning accident closes Chickamauga Avenue; now re-opened

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The accident took place about 6:00am, closing Chickamauga Avenue for almost 90 minutes as wreckage was cleared. More>>

Sign Language class benefits all students at Heritage High

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Heritage High School in Catoosa County is one of only six schools in the state to offer an American Sign Language class.  Teachers say it's a great benefit to both hearing students and their deaf classmates. More>>

Chattanooga Area Food Bank wins grant

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Chattanooga Area Food Bank President, Maeghan Jones, says the Darden Restaurant group is one of many community partners doing their part to fight hunger in this region. More>>

Co-worker remembers murdered store clerk in Dalton

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Two days after the murder of a Dalton convenience store clerk, the crime scene has turned into a makeshift memorial. More>>

Increasing winds create problems around the Tennessee Valley and beyond

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A cold front is slipping into the Tennessee Valley and causing our winds to shift and blow from the northwest at 20-30mph. More>>

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Fort O to get new shopping center; Hobby Lobby, Marshalls, PetCo

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Chattanooga-based CBL is a major developer and owner of malls and shopping centers, including Hamilton Place, Northgate Mall and Walnut Square in Dalton. More>>

Hospital patient flees police, steals truck

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A Chattanooga man really wanted to avoid the police, so much so, he ran out of a North Georgia hospital, stole a truck and led officers on chase. More>>

One-third of apartment units damaged in fire

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An early morning apartment fire in Catoosa County leaves many residents displaced. More>>

DA will not pursue charges in death of 72-year-old shooting victim Ronald Westbrook

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Walker County Sheriff Wilson said Westbrook was most likely trying to find his way home, when he saw the porch light on at the home on College Crest Court. More>>

Wallenda eyes 2015 date to cross GA's Tallulah Gorge

High wire walker Nik Wallenda has a date in mind for crossing a nearly 1,000-foot deep gorge in the northeast Georgia mountains, 45 years after his great grandfather accomplished the feat. More>>

Eagles shine on camera at GA college

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The school's live streaming camera went live last fall, and the mating pair of eagles hatched two eggs last month. More>>

Dalton band returns from Sochi Olympics

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A group from North Georgia is back home after a week at the Olympics. The Earl Brackin Bluegrass Band traveled across the Sochi region spreading southern culture and bluegrass music.The 6-member band spent More>>

UPDATE: Dalton man still missing, family still searching

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Police are asking for help locating a man that has been missing from North Georgia since Sunday. Michael "Paw" Franks hasn't contacted his family since. More>>

Rally planned to oppose GA gun bill

Two organizations are pushing state lawmakers to oppose a bill that would expand the rights of gun owners in the state. More>>

Ft. Oglethorpe's city charter under the microscope

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A battle is brewing in Fort Oglethorpe over the future of the city's charter. It was thrown into question after several officials were suddenly fired last year. More>>

Lowe's hiring 25,000 seasonal employees

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The length of the seasonal employment varies; however, seasonal employees are most needed in spring and summer months. More>>

Steps 2 Hope completes project for local injured athlete

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It took 2-1/2 days and over 100 volunteers to complete a project to help make the life of one wheel chair bound student a little easier. More>>

Train strikes Gregg Allman biopic film crew, killing woman

Authorities in south Georgia say a woman working with a film crew has been struck and killed by a train while making a biopic about musician Gregg Allman. More>>

No criminal history for SWAT suspect in Catoosa County

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The son of a SWAT suspect that took his own life shocked by recent charges against his dad. More>>

Inmate recaptured after jail toilet escape

Authorities have recaptured a north Georgia jail inmate who they say escaped by removing a toilet from a cell wall. More>>

UPDATE: SWAT situation ends in Ringgold

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SWAT situation ends in Ringgold. More>>

Local FBI agent suspended as investigation continues

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A local FBI agent, who may have put a series of child sex sting cases at risk is off the job. 









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$646,000 Winning lottery ticket sold in Walker County

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Winning numbers from the Feb. 10 Fantasy 5 drawing were: 7-9-10-32-33. More>>

Local school districts to make up snow days

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Tuesday was the first day back to school for most students. Schools are now trying to figure out ways to make up for lost time.  More>>

Cabela's co-founder Richard Cabela dies at 77

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The company that sells outdoor gear and sporting goods got its start humbly in 1961 when Richard Cabela bought $45 of fishing flies in Chicago. More>>

GA lawmakers debate loosening gun restrictions

Georgia's state lawmakers are debating a bill that would allow people to carry guns in more places, including bars, churches and government offices. More>>

Two iconic GA companies to lay off workers in other states

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Delta Air Lines will job out maintenance and service workers at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and Coca-Cola will cut jobs in CA.
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Home Depot to add 80,000 positions for spring season, 60 locally

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Home Depot is one world's largest home improvement retailer, with 2,263 retail stores in all 50 states. More>>

Georgia sheriff's office 'cancels' Valentine's Day after winter storm

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Many commenters appreciated a little humor from local officials in the midst of such a terrible storm — though some joked that their significant others still weren't off the hook. More>>

So how much snow DID we get?

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The infamous March 13, 1993 Blizzard dropped 20 inches of snow in the Tennessee Valley. Wednesday's snow didn't even come close.
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UPDATE: TDOT continues to salt, plow roads statewide

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The winter storm forced some cities to close roads as a safety precaution for motorists. Officials urge residents in ALL areas to stay off the roads if possible. More>>

356,000 without power in GA statewide

Georgia utility companies report that about 356,000 customers in the state were without power shortly after dawn Thursday morning. More>>

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Cabela's outdoor outfitter to open store in Fort O

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The store will feature North American game animals recreated in their natural habitat, an aquarium, bargain cave, indoor archery range, deli and more, in addition to thousands of outdoor products. More>>

Catoosa emergency officials to monitor snow storm overnight

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Jimmy Skiles was one of many in Catoosa County who stayed at home during Wednesday's snowfall. More>>

Minute by minute: Snow slams the Tennessee Valley

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A substantial snow event has kept some people in the Tennessee Valley at home, and others at work. More>>

Dozens of warming shelters open in Georgia

Dozens of shelters have been opened statewide to keep people warm. More>>

1,609 flights canceled at Atlanta airport

More than two-thirds of all scheduled flights to and from Atlanta's airport on Wednesday have been canceled. More>>

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Ringgold sees snow Tuesday, but only for a bit

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A portion of I-75 South was grid-locked for a couple hours Tuesday morning as crews worked to cleanup a wreck involving an 18 wheeler. More>>

18-wheeler wrecks, spills fuel on I-75

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A portion of I-75 in Ringgold is closed for an overturned tractor trailer. More>>

Some lanes becoming impassable on I-75 in GA

State transportation officials say that some lanes of Interstate 75 between Chattanooga and Atlanta's northwest suburbs were becoming impassable as snow spreads across north Georgia. More>>

Deal warns drivers of road conditions during winter weather

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Georgia Governor Nathan Deal issued a warning to drivers today to be careful while on the roads.
   
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Tips to stay safe and warm in a winter storm

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If your power or heat were interrupted, how would you keep yourself and your family warm and safe? More>>

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Pro-UAW VW workers criticize outside groups

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UAW Region 8 Director Gary Casteel said that other politicians should follow the lead of U.S. Sen. Bob Corker and "respect these workers' right to make up their own minds." More>>

Atlanta braces for winter storm, preparing for the worst

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Two weeks after snow and ice caused a traffic nightmare, Atlanta prepares for another round of winter weather. More>>

ONLY ON 3: Dalton bluegrass band traveling to Sochi

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A group from North Georgia is bridging gaps and crossing barriers with the help of music. The Dalton band is flying overseas to Sochi, Russia Wednesday. More>>

"Rock Skool" in Fort Oglethorpe attracts aspiring rock stars

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Mark Ferguson's Rock Skool in Fort Oglethorpe is teaching the next generation of rock 'n roll stars to sing and play, focusing on the hits of the classic rock era. More>>

Election results for GA House District 2

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A runoff election was held Tuesday for Georgia House District 2. More>>

Flooding problems in Catoosa County

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The pouring rain delayed traffic by more than a half hour Monday morning. More>>

Saving money trying to stay warm

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An unusually cold winter boosts sales of alternative home heating sources. More>>

Wanted man found asleep in car at intersection

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A wanted Chickamauga man was arrested for drugs in Fort Oglethorpe.
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'The buck stops with me': Georgia gov takes responsibility for snowstorm response

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Facing criticism over the city's response to an unusual winter storm, Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed said that while they did not have the experience to deal with the unusual weather, their efforts have made 80 percent of the city's roads passable. More>>

Snowy roads causing problems in Catoosa County

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"Considering its a parking lot out there, I don't think we're going anywhere any time soon."
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No charges filed in child death investigation

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Nearly a month after a 2-year-old dies while in foster care in north Georgia no charges have been filed. More>>

North GA mobile church stolen, search for trailer

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Some criminals are always looking with the next thing to steal, but some local thieves may have reached a new low.
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UPDATE: Teenage victim of violence laid to rest

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Deontrey Southers, 13, was shot inside his E. 50th St. home last week. He died on the way to the hospital. Police haven't charged anyone in the teen's death. More>>

Winter wonderland at Graysville Elementary School

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I's been cold, but many kids have been asking, "Where's the snow?"  We found some at Graysville Elementary School in Catoosa County Friday. More>>

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Former Signal Mountain teen makes 'Idol' cut

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On "Idol," Porras accompanied herself on guitar as she sang "Fever," the Top 10 hit from 1958 by singer Peggy Lee. More>>

Local vet warns pets must be kept warm as temperatures drop

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As the cold snap continues in the Tennessee Valley, local Veterinarian Dr. Jim Hammond offers some cold weather tips to pet owners. The Northgate Animal Hospital vet said all pets should be kept inside. More>>

Authorities searching for suspect in police chase

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A police chase ends, with the driver on the run, it happened around 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon. More>>

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Catoosa County gets funds for road work

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Three Catoosa County roads will be patched and paved thanks to the Georgia Department of Transportation, a news release states. More>>

Bill moving up GA primary date gets final passage

Georgia lawmakers have agreed to move up the state primary to May 20, and the bill now heads to the governor for his signature. More>>

Bats drive Georgia homeowner batty

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A family is driven from their Georgia home due to a bat infestation. More>>

Three arrested in drug bust in Catoosa County

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An attempt to locate a wanted fugitive leads to an unexpected drug bust. More>>

High speed chase crosses state lines

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A chase that began in Catoosa County, Georgia ended in Chattanooga on Germantown at Brainerd with a crash. More>>

Rain and snow mix possible in north Georgia

Forecasters are warning that a mix of rain and snow could fall across parts of north Georgia. More>>

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BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee extends deadline for Obamacare

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BlueCross, one of three health plans under the new exchanges in Tennessee, has garnered the biggest share of the 36,077 Tennesseans who have signed up so far. More>>

Catoosa Co. Deputies seize drugs during routine traffic stop

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On Monday, Catoosa County Sheriff's Office deputies conducted a traffic stop on Alabama Highway. More>>

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Three employees fired in Fort Oglethorpe 'coup' get jobs back

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F. Scott Fitzgerald said there are no second acts in American lives. More>>

Fort Oglethorpe reinstates City Manager

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New council members in Fort Oglethorpe reset the town leadership Monday night.
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Small tornado causes storm damage in north Georgia

National Weather Service forecasters say they've determined that recent storm damage north of Atlanta was caused by a small tornado. More>>

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Heritage High student charged with sexual assault on campus

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The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office arrested a Heritage High School student for allegedly forcing another student to have sex with him on campus. More>>

GA regents to review out-of-state tuition waivers

State regents say they plan policy changes next month that would allow the board -- rather than state lawmakers -- to make decisions on tuition waivers for out-of-state students at Georgia colleges and universities. More>>

UPDATE: Northwest Georgia special election results

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Special election held Tuesday for Northwest Georgia District 2. More>>

Deal campaign reports $4 million in contributions

The campaign of Gov. Nathan Deal is reporting $4 million in contributions over the last six months, as he seeks re-election this year. More>>

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Family of Ringgold teen shot to death asks district attorney to recuse himself from the case

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On Nov. 11, according to a Sheriff's Office incident report, Dalton McConathy and a 16-year-old friend went to the home of Fred Steven Youngblood. Apparently, they were trying to get scrap metal. More>>

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Shaw to convert Ringgold rug plant to vinyl floor facility

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Shaw Industries announced today that it is exiting the area rug business and will convert its rug facility in Ringgold, Ga., into a luxury vinyl tile (LVT) manufacturing facility. More>>

GA braces for frigid weather

Forecasters expect a winter storm to bring snow and frigid temperatures to central and north Georgia. More>>

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Fired Ringgold officer sues woman who accused him of sexual harassment

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No, I did not hit on that 24-year-old girl, the fired, middle-aged officer claims in a lawsuit. And no, I didn't ask to see her breasts, either. More>>

Are you ready for some real winter weather?

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Tonight we will see a few showers ending early and as the cold air filters in some of the light rain showers will turn to snow showers. More>>

Chatsworth to offer reduced cost rabies vaccinations Saturday

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Maintaining annual rabies vaccinations for pets is required as a matter of public health law. More>>

Rabid cat bites two GA residents

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The rabid cat, described as black with a white chin, weighed about ten pounds, and appeared otherwise healthy. More>>

Police seek tablet thief

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According to police, the suspect was recorded on the store's surveillance system removing a back piece from a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and then stealing it. More>>

GA State Patrol to ramp up New Year's Eve monitoring

The Georgia State Patrol promises to ramp up New Year's Eve patrols on the lookout for drunk drivers, and authorities are encouraging residents to plan ahead and avoid the dangers of impaired driving. More>>

Two arrested on charges of credit card fraud

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In late November and early December, a stolen credit card was used fraudulently over 20 times, accumulating more than $700 in charges.
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GA officials take lobbyist gifts before new rules take effect

Lobbyists bought rounds of golf, Falcons and Braves tickets for lawmakers in just a few examples. More>>

Dalton's unemployment rate dips

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The unemployment rate from the Dalton area dropped to 9.4%, down slightly from October's 9.9%. More>>

GA couple sues Minnesota plant over hot manhole cover

A Georgia couple is suing Duluth's steam plant after they say their 2-year-old son received second-degree burns from a hot manhole cover. More>>

Georgia VA hospital bans some Christmas carols

A veterans' hospital in Georgia is taking a stricter stance on its policy of banning Christmas carolers from singing certain songs in patient areas. More>>

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And stay out! Georgia man banned from 4 counties

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For the next seven years, Les Coffey cannot enter any of four counties in Georgia: Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade and Walker. More>>

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Bullet's impact leaves McConathy family shattered

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Drinking beers in his dead son's truck, Bobby Joe McConathy decided about 1:30 a.m. Saturday to go for a drive. More>>

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Lawyer says client too sick for jail; victim remembered at funeral home near site of shooting

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Friday brought new twists in the apparent road-rage slaying of 39-year-old Norman Alex Gallman. More>>

GA officials urge businesses to hire ex-prisoners

The top federal prosecutor in northern Georgia and the state's governor say the state and federal governments need to focus on helping former prisoners readjust to life outside prison. More>>

Still no leads in theft, but church is seeing a brighter side

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Still no leads in a church theft in Ringgold, Georgia, after one of their trailers went missing.  However, there is a bright side. More>>

Atlanta freeway signs warn of storm watch, but none issued

Despite warnings of a winter storm watch posted on large message boards over metro Atlanta interstates, the National Weather Service issued no such watch and requested that they be corrected. More>>

UPDATE: Both missing Walker County teens safely found

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The teens, Savannah Jackson, 14 and Michael Tanner VanPelt, also 14, were last seen February 4. More>>

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Ex-school band director back in jail on charges he molested another girl

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Several reports of sexual assaults by Blevins were reported by parents and a student, according to an arrest warrant. More>>

How cold was January?

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According to the TVA, five of the top 10 energy needs days in the provider's history were in January of 2014. More>>

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