WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 8-11-2023


An updated on a story from two weeks ago.  51-year-old Tony Hall was reported missing after leaving early from his job in Collegedale on August 2nd.  The Walker County Sheriff’s Office says that Tony has been found safe.

The latest Restaurant Health Inspection Report shows passing scores in Walker County.  The Dari Dip, The China Buffett and Choo Choo Bar-B-Que all scored a 92.

Georgia officials are investigating an arson that happened at a church in Dalton on Wednesday.  Whitfield County Fire requested assistance from the State Fire Marshal’s Office around 11:30 p.m.  State responders said they then found what appeared to be a Molotov cocktail at the church on Carbondale Road.  It is currently unclear to what extent the building was damaged.  The Fire Marshal’s Office is now trying to find a suspect in the case. Officials are also asking anyone with information on this fire to contact the Georgia Arson Control Hotline.  They say they are offering a reward up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

From September 15th-through-the 20th The Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will celebrate the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga.  Visitors will be able to learn more about the battle through a series of tours, hikes and living history demonstrations.  You can learn more by visiting the parks website at NPS.gov/chch