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Two Georgia men facing charges after chase
CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Two men were arrested after officials with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office found cash and meth on them after a chase. The incident happened at approximately 2:00 a.m. Tuesday when an officer reportedly tried to pull a car over on Kendall Boynton, of Dalton, Georgia, and Cedric Shropshire, of Calhoun, Georgia.
Indian pride or inconvenience? Early dismissal for state tournament rankles some parents
MURRAY COUNTY, Ga. — A cause for county-wide celebration has turned into a school-day controversy for some parents in northwest Georgia. The Murray County High School Lady Indians basketball team made it to the Elite 8 in Georgia's state basketball championships last week. They play Butler to advance in...
Georgia authorities say 2 dead, 1 injured in Ringgold crash
RINGGOLD, Ga. (WDEF) — Two died in a fiery crash in Ringgold and one other was severely injured, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The crash happened Saturday night, February 24 around 11:30 p.m. It was on Georgia Highway 151, near Ooltewah Ringgold Road. Three females were in a...
Child’s dirt bike stolen in Catoosa County
CATOOSA COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) — The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a child’s dirt bike that was recently stolen. They are asking for the public’s help in recovering the stolen bike. The sheriff’s office said someone stole it on February 24 between 7:30 and...
Experience Local Flavor: The 4 Pubs in Dalton You Need to Try
This article presents a guide to four distinctive pubs located in Dalton. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of them yet? If yes, we invite you to share your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below.
Savor the Flavor: The Top 4 Pizzas in Dalton
This article presents an exploration of four delightful pizzas found in Dalton. Have you had the chance to experience these culinary delights? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts, so please feel free to share your comments below:
These Dalton, GA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around dalton..
Juvenile missing out of Catoosa County
ROSSVILLE, Ga. — The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office says they are looking for a 15-year-old juvenile missing out of Rossville. CCSO says Patience Marie Sunshine Meece left her residence sometime between January 13th or 14th and is still missing. Meece was last seen at her residence in Rossville.
Safety of Ringgold intersection questioned after fatal crash
RINGGOLD, Ga. (WDEF) – In the wake of the fatal crash that killed two young women and has left a driver hospitalized, some Ringgold residents are wondering if the intersection where the crash happened is safe. The split between Ooltewah-Ringgold Road and Tennessee Street is the first major intersection...
Round 2 roundup: Unranked Murray County girls, Southwest-Macon boys advance to quarterfinals
The state playoffs resume Tuesday with the quarterfinals, and winners advance to the Final Four, with the semifinal roun...
Local Environmental Groups Plan to Sue Calhoun Over PFAS Pollution in Our Water Supply
The Coosa River Basin Initiative (CRBI) and the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) intend to sue Calhoun, Georgia, over PFAS pollution. The city's wastewater treatment plant, which treats industrial wastewater from carpet producers and finishers, has been accused of allowing PFAS discharge. This has allegedly resulted in contamination of sewage sludge disposed of on local agricultural land.
Calhoun’s Fiona Wang Nabs First In Science Symposium
Photo courtesy of the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District. Fiona Wong, Calhoun High School’s class of 2024 valedictorian, placed first in the chemistry category of the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium held on Feb. 11. Her project, Computer-Aided Drug Design of Sterylglucosidase A Inhibitors to Treat Aspergillosis, focuses on...
Woods, grass fire extinguished by Lafayette firefighters
LAFAYETTE, Ga. (WDEF) — Lafayette firefighters worked to extinguish a woods and grass fire Monday afternoon. Firefighters said the fire was near N Industrial Loop and behind homes on Pledger Parkway. There was 1.5 acres burning, according to the fire department. Lafayette and Walker County firefighters extinguished the fire,...
Embark on a Mexican Culinary Journey: 8 Unforgettable Restaurants in Chatsworth
In this article, we're exploring eight outstanding Mexican restaurants in Chatsworth. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Bryer Hamilton’s on the Heels of NFR Champion Buddy Hawkins in WCRA Leaderboard
Bryer Hamilton currently sits No.1 on the Reliance Ranches VRQ Bonus Leaderboard and No. 2 on the WCRA Rodeo Corpus Christi Leaderboard, right behind 2021 NFR average champion Buddy Hawkins. Who is the 26-year-old heeler from Cleveland, Tennessee?. TRJ: You’re a two-time IFR qualifier on the heel side, but when...
Soccer Game Recap: Dalton Academy vs. Murray County
Sadly, the Dalton Academy Pumas are still looking for their first win of the season after six contests. Their rough 5-0 defeat to Murray County on Thursday might stick with them for a while. Dalton Academy's season is starting to look like last year's as the team currently sits at...
THP report on fatal crash in Cleveland
CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Tennessee Highway Patrol has issued a preliminary report on the fatal wreck Wednesday in Cleveland. It happened after 9 a.m. on Dalton Pike near Waterville Elementary. THP investigators say a vehicle on Bell Road pulled into traffic on Highway 60 and was hit by...
The Ryan King Realty Team has another stunning house that you can call a home!
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Located in a beautiful gated community in Ringgold, Georgia, 744 Live Oak Road is the perfect single-family home. The spacious house is just under 3,000 square feet, and offers 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Built in 2017, this home has so much to offer. From an...
Inman Street Corridor Project moves to Phase 3 this week
The City of Cleveland released a statement announcing The Inman Street Corridor Project is moving into Phase 3 this week, with work beginning on t. The City of Cleveland released a statement announcing The Inman Street Corridor Project is moving into Phase 3 this week, with work beginning on the portion between Church Street and Edwards Street.
Collegedale Feb 25 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Collegedale reported a total of 11 crime cases, with the majority being classified as 'Other' which accounted for 6 cases. These 'Other' cases mainly consisted of disorders and miscellaneous complaints as per the Hamilton County 911 feed. Following this, theft was the second most common crime with 3 reported cases, while assault accounted for the remaining 2 cases. The data suggests a relatively low severity of crimes in the place, with no extremely violent crimes being reported. However, the presence of theft and assault cases does raise concerns about safety and law enforcement's ability to prevent such incidents. As such, residents are encouraged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the authorities.