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Blood Drive To Be Held In Catoosa County For Prison Fire Chief Matthew Mann

Walker County will be sending a small group to a blood drive in Catoosa County in honor of Prison Fire Chief Matthew Mann on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. The group will include Walker County Fire Chief and Emergency Services Director Blake Hodge. Many of firefighters have already given blood in support of Chief Mann, so not all are eligible this time.

Chief Mann continues to recover from injuries suffered during a serious crash on Jan. 19. He received over 50 units of blood while in the ICU.

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Man cuts his own throat during Catoosa County hostage incident

Man allegedly cut his own throat during hostage situation in Catooosa

A man is in the hospital in after he allegedly cut his own throat during a hostage situation Saturday night, Feb. 11, in Ringgold.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Department, the incident occurred Saturday about 6:18 p.m. at the Mega Star 4 gas station at the corner of Mt. Pisgah Road and Alabama Highway.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene after receiving a call that a man was trying to cut people with glass and had taken a hostage inside the store, reports show.

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Two women charged with armed robbery in Catoosa County; detectives searching for third suspect

Two women in custody for armed car robbery, in pursuit of third suspect

Two armed robbery suspects are behind bars in Catoosa County with a third on the loose after the trio allegedly stole a man's car at knife point in Ringgold, police say.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Department:

Cornelia Victoria Perry, 29, of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Stephanie Amanda Cannon, 33, of Hixson, Tenn., were arrested Wednesday, Feb. 8, on charges of armed robbery, conspiracy to commit a felony, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug-related objects, and a charge of engaging in criminal activity while having street gang affiliations.

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Camp's choice as fire chief ignites controversy in Catoosa County

The Catoosa County commission's decision to override the selection process and county manager's recommendation regarding the search for a new fire chiefhas sparked debate — and a revision of the county code.

What seemed like an innocuous housekeeping matter instead resurrected charges that the county too often operates as a "good ole boys" network.

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Catoosa County man found after running from police, hiding in woods overnight

A Catoosa County man possibly connected to multiple theft and burglary cases is in jail without bond after he allegedly ran from sheriff's deputies, and then spent the night hiding out in the woods, police say.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Department:

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White Christmas has stunning opening weekend at The Colonnade

Storyteller Productions' presentation of Irving Berlin's, "White Christmas" enjoyed a crowd-pleasing opening weekend at The Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, in Ringgold to kick off the holiday season.

Final weekend performances are Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19, at 7:30 p.m. and matinees are Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2:30 p.m.

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Ringgold man charged with aggravated assault against Catoosa sheriff's deputy

A Ringgold man created a scary situation for law enforcement on Wednesday night, Nov. 2, when he allegedly pulled a gun on a Catoosa County sheriff's deputy and threatened suicide during a foot chase, police say. According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Department: Joshua Andrew Duncan, 24, of Mark Lane, was arrested Nov.

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Catoosa County detectives investigating convenience store burglary

Catoosa County detectives are investigating a convenience store burglary that occurred early in the morning on Thursday, Oct. 20.

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Early voting underway: Good turnout so far in Catoosa County

Early voting opened Monday morning, Oct. 17, and Catoosa County voters didn't hesitate in going to the polls to cast their ballots.

Read More (Northwest Georgia News)

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Two children who were focus of Amber Alert in Florida recovered in Catoosa County

CATOOSA COUNTY — Authorities in Catoosa County say they have recovered two children safely who were the subject of an Amber Alert out of Florida over the weekend.

Read More (News Channel 9) 

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