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Obituaries: Friday, Nov. 16, to Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 | Catoosa  Northwest Georgia News

Billy Neil Ellis, 82, Chickamauga, Ga. Billy Neil Ellis died at home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the age of 82. A lifelong resident ...



Walker County planetarium open for 'Season of Light' program  Northwest Georgia News

The Walker County Schools' Smith Planetarium is presenting the “Season of Light” program again this year.



Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., teen arrested for shooting out car window with air pistol at Gordon Lee High School  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chickamauga, Ga., police arrested a teenager this week who they say broke out the back window of a vehicle with an air pistol at Gordon Lee High School.



Gordon Lee out to have fun while chasing GHSA baseball championship  Chattanooga Times Free Press

There is one bit of advice Gordon Lee High School baseball coach Mike Dunfee wants to stress to his Trojans before they take the field at Savannah's Grayson ...



Gordon Lee makes (unusual) quick work of Charlton County [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For a Gordon Lee high school baseball series against Charlton County, Friday's GHSA Class A public school quarterfinal doubleheader was extremely ...



Gordon Lee Middle teacher/coach Greg Landers dies at 49  WRCB-TV

In Chickamauga, the Gordon Lee school community is mourning the sudden loss of a beloved teacher.



Chickamauga City Schools introduces budget with added retirement payments, no new teachers  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Chickamauga City School Board is considering a budget this summer that is relatively flat.



All-American and Olympian to speak at Gordon Lee next month  WTVC

The Gordon Lee Alumni Association is bringing in a speaker that will appeal to many young women and others for that matter. Softball star Jennie Finch will be ...



Obituaries: Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 | Catoosa  Northwest Georgia News

Gregory Scott “Coach Landers” Landers, 49, Chickamauga, Ga.



Gordon Lee High School substitute teacher focus of GBI investigation  WTVC

NewsChannel 9 has confirmed that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is investigating a report that a substitute teacher at Gordon Lee High School in ...



Sharp Gordon Lee sweeps past Clinch in Class A baseball  Chattanooga Times Free Press

With his team having not played a baseball game in nearly two weeks, Gordon Lee coach Mike Dunfee was understandably concerned about the Trojans' ...



Community visits Gordon Lee High School for the last time  WTVC

The one hundred year old Gordon Lee Memorial High School will soon be torn down.Friday night, the community gathered together to get one last look at the ...



Pitching, defense carry Gordon Lee past Darlington  Chattanooga Times Free Press

As the top-ranked Class A public school baseball team in the state, these are tumultuous times for the Gordon Lee Trojans.



Bonds sold, Gordon Lee High construction can begin soon  Northwest Georgia News

Signing the documents took nearly as long as approving the sale of nearly $5.7 million bonds that will finance construction of a new Gordon Lee High School.



Obituaries: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | Catoosa  Northwest Georgia News

Christopher Reagan Matthews, 18, Chickamauga, Ga.



Cleveland Indians Draft Former Gordon Lee Pitcher Robert Broom  WDEF News 12

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. (WDEF) — Former Gordon Lee pitcher Robert Broom was drafted Tuesday in the tenth round of the MLB Draft by the Cleveland Indians.



BASEBALL: Savannah Smiles - Gordon Lee wins state  Northwest Georgia News

For 34 years, generations of players and fans have patiently waited for the Gordon Lee Trojans to win another state baseball championship.



GHSA ruling could prove expensive for Class A baseball teams  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Georgia High School Association halted all play in its Class A public school baseball playoffs until further notice after a court ruling in south Georgia ...



Fate of a new Gordon Lee High School is in the voters' hands  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Residents won't see a rebuilt Gordon Lee High School unless they approve a loan in two weeks.



Meet Presidential Scholar Dalton C. Green of Gordon Lee High School  Northwest Georgia News

Around 3.5 million students will graduate from high school in the U.S. this year. Of that number, 161 have been recognized as U.S. Presidential Scholars. And of ...



Bellaire's Dunfee Leads Georgia Team to State Title  Wheeling Intelligencer

BELLAIRE — Baseball has been a major part of Mike Dunfee's life. After a couple of near misses, the 1993 Bellaire graduate has reached the pinnacle in the.



Gordon Lee High may demolish, replace three 1930s-era buildings  Chattanooga Times Free Press

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. -- The three oldest, 1930s-era brick buildings on the stately, tree-lined Gordon Lee High School campus might be torn down and replaced ...



Geoffrey Michael Hubona, Gordon Lee High School Student, Chosen To Take Part In “Business Innovation: Six Days To Start-Up” Program At Yale University  The Chattanoogan

This summer, Geoffrey Michael Hubona from Lookout Mountain, Ga., was chosen to take part in a unique academic and career oriented development ...



Meet Gordon Lee High School Georgia Scholar Michaela Wilkins  Northwest Georgia News

Michaela Wilkins graduated from Gordon Lee Memorial High School this year and was one of four students from area schools and one of 183 students statewide ...



Gordon Lee High School population shocked by student's death  Chattanooga Times Free Press

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. -- Students outside Gordon Lee High School laid down flowers Thursday and remembered Jordan Queen's goofy smile. He always ...



Finally healthy, Tucker Bradley is a key player for No. 1 Gordon Lee  Chattanooga Times Free Press

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — It's not that Tucker Bradley was happy to learn he has a medical condition that could remain with him indefinitely. For the Gordon Lee ...



'19-deep' Gordon Lee baseball team ready for Class A title series  Chattanooga Times Free Press

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — Ask a member of the Gordon Lee High School baseball team to list one main factor that has led to a spot in the GHSA Class A public ...



Police: Man steals vehicle in Chickamauga, leads police in 100-mph pursuit through LaFayette  Northwest Georgia News

A LaFayette man led police on a high-speed chase reaching speeds over 100 mph after allegedly stealing a vehicle in Chickamauga.



John Greene Dyer  The Chattanoogan

John Greene Dyer, Jr., died on Thursday, September 20, 2018. He was born August 20, 1932, in Chickamauga GA, to parents John Greene Dyer, Sr., and Ruth ...



C.R. “Bubba” Simmons Named Silverdale High School Athletic Director  The Chattanoogan

C.R. “Bubba” Simmons has been named High School Athletic Director at Silverdale Baptist Academy. Coach Simmons brings with him over thirty years of ...



Gordon Lee High School wins appeal, state wrestling title  Chattanooga Times Free Press

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. -- Three months after the fact, the Gordon Lee High School wrestling team finally was able to celebrate a state championship. It came by a ...



BOYS' BASKETBALL: Disbrow leaving Gordon Lee  Northwest Georgia News

Gordon Lee High School is in the market for a new boys' head basketball coach.



Obituaries: Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Catoosa  Northwest Georgia News

Bonell Knight Fowler, 87, Ringgold, Ga. Bonell Knight Fowler, 87, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018. A native of Coweta County, ...



Q&A with Chickamauga City Council candidates | Catoosa  Northwest Georgia News

On Nov. 7, the city of Chickamauga will have a six-person council race. Incumbents Randal Dalton, Don Martin and Evitte Parrish will be challenged by Dale ...



Friends ask, "How did it get to this?" after Chickamauga shooting death  WTVC

UPDATE: On Monday, Wooten was suspended without pay from the Walker County Sheriff's Department.ORIGINAL STORY:Members of the Chickamauga ...



On the Name "Chickamauga"  The Chattanoogan

Chickamauga does not mean “river of death”, or “bloody river”, or “dwelling place of the chief”, or 'the stagnant stream”. It is definitely not Cherokee, even the ...



BASEBALL: Gordon Lee's Dylan Minghini named Walker County Baseball Player of the Year  Northwest Georgia News

The past few seasons have seen several Gordon Lee High School baseball players sign on to play at different levels of college, including NCAA Division I and ...



FISHING: Gordon Lee anglers in contention for league title  Northwest Georgia News

With just one tournament remaining in the 2016 Northwest Georgia High School Anglers' Association season, Gordon Lee is in position to repeat as champions.



Bubba Simmons selected as principal at Gordon Lee High School  Calhoun Times

The 2014-15 school year has begun and a new principal is at the helm of Gordon Lee Memorial High School.



Grand jury clears officers who shot North Georgia man in April  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Chattooga County, Ga., grand jury cleared officers who shot a North Georgia man earlier this year. Members of the U.S. Marshals *Service* found Thomas Zane ...



Howard, Donald Allen (Rock Spring)  The Chattanoogan

Donald Allen Howard went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 23, 2018. He joined his daughter, Jan Howard, parents, Annie and Earl Howard, ...



Fast and fun: Trail builder putting together Pinhoti trail re-route south of Cave Spring  Northwest Georgia News

Getting rid of invasive species on a tract of land in Southern Floyd County and Northern Polk County is lending itself to a new opportunity near Cave Spring.



VOLLEYBALL: Gordon Lee looking to continue run of success  Northwest Georgia News

Even for a program that has had its share of success over the past 15 years, the Gordon Lee High School volleyball team has enjoyed an unprecedented run the ...



A special softball sorority | Sports  Northwest Georgia News

Some didn't have to drive far to come back home, while some traveled literally thousands of miles.



Obituaries: Monday, Sept. 24, and Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 | Catoosa  Northwest Georgia News

Cheri Halbrooks Woodall, 59, Ringgold, Ga. Cheri Halbrooks Woodall, age 59, lifelong resident of Ringgold, Ga., passed away peacefully surrounded by her ...



Burns, Daniel Paul, Jr. (Chickamauga)  The Chattanoogan

Daniel “Big Dan” Paul Burns, Jr. 44, of Chickamauga, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia and ...



Here's a roundup of upcoming Christmas celebrations across the Chattanooga area  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Christmas parades, tree lightings, caroling and candlelight tours are on tap this weekend around Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Here's a roundup of ...



Gordon Lee Going Back to State Title Game After Sweeping Bowdon  WDEF News 12

Chickamauga, GA-(WDEF-TV) The Gordon Lee baseball team beat Bowdon 9-0 and 5-3 to advance to the Class A public school state title game for the second ...



Gordon Lee's Chaney Rogers commits to UGA baseball program  Chattanooga Times Free Press

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. -- In two years, Chaney Rogers might have to make another major decision regarding his future, but for now the Gordon Lee High School ...



Petition prompts precautions along Lee Clarkson Road curve in Chickamauga  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Local officials have added more safety precautions on a Chickamauga, Ga., road that residents recently petitioned the county to fix.



Local teens net top fishing honors  The Star

Chad Champy and Kyler McKie, preparing for their senior year at Fox Creek High School, will have a blue-ribbon fish story to share with their neighbors and ...



Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015  Northwest Georgia News

Minnie R. Denton, 87, LaFayette. Minnie Ruth Denton, of LaFayette, passed away Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. She was 87. She was born April 5, 1927, to the late ...



Smith Planetarium's winter show: "Magic Tree House: Space Mission"  Northwest Georgia News

Smith Planetarium is presenting the "Magic Tree House: Space Mission" on Tuesday evening, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 5 at 2:30 p.m..



Good for you: Lookout Valley's mother, son valedictorians  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Alex Michael Quinn, son of Carl and Pam Quinn, was named valedictorian of the 2014 class of Gordon Lee High School in Chickamauga, Ga.



Good For You: GPS senior gets perfect score on ACT  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Leah Baxter, a senior at Girls Preparatory School, earned the highest possible composite score of 36 on the ACT college admissions test.



Get in line for Christmas parades in LaFayette, Chickamauga and Rossville  Northwest Georgia News

Here's all the Christmas events coming to LaFayette, Chickamauga and Rossville for the holiday season.



Chickamauga voters to decide on liquor by the drink and funding school demolition  Northwest Georgia News

The five-member Chickamauga city council was unanimous in approving two items for inclusion on the ballot for the upcoming statewide primary election on ...



Chickamauga parent starts petition to fix dangerous curve after teen's death  Chattanooga Times Free Press

2011: 5 accidents, 1 fatality, 1 serious injury (to date)



Chickamauga businessman announces bid for Walker County commissioner's post  Northwest Georgia News

A Chickamauga businessman and city council member has announced he will run for the Walker County commissioner's post. Shannon Whitfield said he will ...



Sun and fun: Canaan Burnett signs with Stetson  Northwest Georgia News

The long legacy of Gordon Lee High School softball pitchers added another name to its list of college signees on Monday when senior Canaan Burnett finally ...



Retiring after four decades of dentistry, Doug Graydon is all smiles  Northwest Georgia News

When showing off their sparkling smiles, many of those living in and around Chickamauga have one person to thank: Doug Graydon, DDS.



Early lessons fuel Gordon Lee wrestler Ragsdale  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Sure, a fourth GHSA state wrestling individual title is likely in the very near future for the Gordon Lee High School senior. It's true the 120-pounder is riding a ...



Dalton swears in three new police officers  WTVC

The Dalton Police Department added three new officers to the ranks Wednesday morning with a ceremony at the Police Services Center. During a brief ...



Local author details history of Villanow landmarks Suttle's Mill and Puryear & Hunt's Store  Northwest Georgia News

Prior to the availability of cheap electricity, dams on mill streams provided a reliable source of power for small businesses throughout northwest Georgia.



Moody, Braxton Riley (McMinnville)  The Chattanoogan

Braxton Riley Moody, 19, of McMinnville was born August 6, 1998 and passed away June 15, 2018 as the result of an auto accident. Braxton graduated from ...



'This should not have happened,' mother of Georgia man shot by police says  Chattanooga Times Free Press

When she heard officers opened fire Monday afternoon, Deborah Campbell switched on the TV. She hoped she wouldn't see her son.



Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016  Northwest Georgia News

Katherine Elizabeth Carter, 18, Ringgold. Katherine Elizabeth (Katie Beth) Carter, of Ringgold, Ga., passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, in an Atlanta, Ga., ...



Jacobs returning to the ring to settle the score with Dotson  Northwest Georgia News

Wrestler Adam Jacobs is no stranger to the squared circle as the LaFayette resident and Gordon Lee High School alum is seasoned veteran of professional ...



Henry, Emily Chapman (LaFayette)  The Chattanoogan

Emily Chapman Henry passed away on January 26, 2018. She was 92. Born in Covington, Ga., on Oct. 7, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Louise ...



Driskill, Billy G. (Chickamauga)  The Chattanoogan

Billy G. Driskill, 79, of Chickamauga, passed away Sunday November 26, 2017 at his home. He was born in Dawson, Al. He was a 1956 graduate of Geraldine ...



Superlatives fail to describe all the accomplishments of this year's Kiwanis Club distinguished service award  Northwest Georgia News

More than 300 gathered at the Walker County Civic Center on April 13 to honor three public school system superintendents, the Kiwanis Club of Fort ...



Plus-size prom: Finding dresses in larger sizes is an exercise in frustration  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Like most high school girls heading to prom, Hope Henry was excited.



How Bebe Heiskell lost her voters  Chattanooga Times Free Press

It's hard to say specifically why Whitfield cruised to victory Tuesday, winning all 11 of the county's precincts and earning 72.9 percent of the vote.



Georgia's Shorter University to make staff sign 'statement of faith' pledge  Chattanooga Times Free Press

ROME, Ga. - For decades, Shorter University has given students like Nick DiPillo, faculty member Ben Harris and former professor and alumna Betty Zane Morris ...



Obituaries: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | Catoosa  Northwest Georgia News

These are obituaries published in the April 26, 2017, editions of the Walker County Messenger and Catoosa County News.



Obituaries: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | Catoosa  Northwest Georgia News

These are obituaries published in the April 19, 2017, editions of the Walker County Messenger and Catoosa County News.



Dalton State Women's Golf: A 1st-Year Team With Winning Results  The Chattanoogan

The Dalton State women's golf team pose in front of the bell tower on campus. From left, Coach Jim McGrew, Erika Wardzinski, Ashley McDonald, Rachel Rebne ...



Ledford, John Albert "Poppy" (Resaca)  The Chattanoogan

John Albert "Poppy" Ledford, 66, of Resaca, Georgia, died on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the Kindred Hospital in Rome, GA, surrounded by his loving ...



Neal, Arlene Kilgore (Cleveland)  The Chattanoogan

Arlene Kilgore Neal, age 60, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was employed at S & S ...



Wofford, Roy Lee (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Roy Lee Wofford, age 68, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, January 17, 2018 at a local hospital after 14 years of declining health.



Dalton State Women Ready To Tee Off  The Chattanoogan

Dalton State women's golf coach Jim McGrew welcomes his three upperclassmen to campus on Tuesday. From left: McGrew, Rachel Abne, Erika Wardzinski, ...



Selman, William Penn Jr. (Summerville)  The Chattanoogan

William Penn Selman Jr., 87, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, due to complications resulting from an extended illness. Born on ...



Tucker, Cara (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Cara Tucker, 20, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016 in Gadsden, Alabama. Cara was a graduate of Northwest Whitfield High School and was ...



Davis, Jakob Ryan (Ocoee)  The Chattanoogan

Jakob Ryan Davis, 21, of Ocoee, died on Friday, June 2, 2017 in a local hospital. He was born October 27, 1995. Jakob was a wonderful young person that ...



Trewhitt, Harry Allen (Cleveland)  The Chattanoogan

Harry Allen Trewhitt, 73, of Cleveland, finally retired to heaven on April 21, 2017. He was born in Cleveland, on Sept. 23, 1943. He was a member and treasurer ...



Lumpkin, Murray Benham (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Murray Benham Lumpkin, 86, of Dalton, Georgia, died on Sunday, October 25, 2015, at his beloved home where he had lived for more than 80 years. He was ...



Fortenberry, Stanley (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Stanley Fortenberry, 55, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. Stanley was born Oct. 11, 1961 in ...



Dempsey, Brenda Pauline Davis (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Brenda Pauline Davis Dempsey, 68, of Dalton GA, died Friday, April 19, 2013 at Memorial Health Care in Chattanooga. Brenda was born June 20, 1944 in ...



Stutz, Martin Frederick (Cleveland)  The Chattanoogan

Martin Frederick Stutz, 80, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Tuesday morning, August 26, 2014. Born in Chattanooga to Horace and Elsie Stutz, Martin moved to ...



Holder, Louis Dean (Cleveland)  The Chattanoogan

Louis Dean Holder, 77, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the family residence. Dean was the son of the late Ruby B. Galligan Holder ...



Hobbs, Lester Ray (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Lester Ray Hobbs, 71, of Dalton, Georgia, died on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the local hospital. Ray was born Sept. 3, 1944 in Dalton. Ray was a truck ...



Griffith, Robert Vance "Rob" Jr. (Cleveland)  The Chattanoogan

Robert Vance "Rob" Griffith Jr., 50, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Erlanger Medical Center. He was ...



Thurman, Ruby Naomi (McDonald)  The Chattanoogan

Ruby Naomi Thurman, 93, a resident of McDonald, Tennessee, passed away Monday, August 15, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was a ...



Stewart, Lillie Mae Thompson "Aunt Mae"  The Chattanoogan

Lillie Mae Thompson “Aunt Mae” Stewart, 108, of Chickamauga, Georgia, and formerly of Summerville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 ...



Caldwell, Steven Lamar (Varnell)  The Chattanoogan

Steven Lamar Caldwell, 56, of Varnell, Georgia, died on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Hamilton Medical Center. Steven was born Oct. 7, 1960 in Dalton; and ...



Langley, Angel H. (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Angel H. Langley, 24, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Hamilton Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his mother, Angela ...



Anderson, James Edward Jr. (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

James Edward Anderson Jr., 56, of Dalton, Georgia, died on Friday, December 11, 2015 at his residence. James was born May 19, 1959 in Cedartown, GA.



McArthur, George "Mac" Trammell (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

George “Mac” Trammell McArthur, 72, of Dalton, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center. He was the son of the late Frank and ...



Teague, Teresa Dawn (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Teresa Dawn Teague, 42, of Dalton, GA, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church and ...



Phelps, Joseph Lynn (Dalton)  The Chattanoogan

Joseph Lynn Phelps, 66 of Dalton, Georgia, died on Thursday June 4, 2015 at the local hospital. Joseph was born on June 1, 1949 in Bowling Green, KY to the ...



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