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Bringing tropical tunes and cups of shaved ice everywhere it stops, Kona Ice is introducing Walker and Catoosa counties to its distinctive blend of entertainment and gourmet frozen treats. The Kona Ice experience is unlike any other in the area.

Georgia added jobs again in July as the state’s unemployment rate approached an all-time low, State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday, Aug. 15.

Georgia added more than 20,000 jobs in June, pushing the state to a new record high, state Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said.

Rossville resident Andrew J. McGarvey, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has attained the Fraternal Insurance Counselor (FIC) designation. The FIC title is an educational designation that can be earned by career life insurance representatives associated with fraternal insurance soc…

Every year, the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce conducts a leadership academy called Leadership Catoosa. Up to 25 individuals, all of whom have been nominated by Chamber members, go through an intense course to get to know Catoosa County in a way and at a level few ever will.

Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced Thursday, June 20, that GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company, is significantly expanding its operations in Georgia through three significant investment and job growth initiatives in the state, including Walker County.

LaFayette High School graduate Robert James Sievers was awarded North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation’s (NGEMC) 2019 Howard Baker Memorial Scholarship for Walker County. Sievers plans to major in biomedical engineering at Mercer University.

Heritage High School graduate Saulye Nichols was awarded North Georgia Electric Membership Corp.’s 2019 Howard Baker Memorial Scholarship for Catoosa County. Nichols will attend Georgia Institute of Technology this fall.

The Northwest Georgia region saw its unemployment rate fall in April, Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday, May 30.

On Thursday, May 16, more than 200 people gathered at The Colonnade in Ringgold for the annual Catoosa County Public Schools (CCPS) Partnership Luncheon. Volunteers, businesses and organizations that partner to help students and teachers in the school system were recognized with plaques and …

For the week of April 11-17, all five restaurants inspected in Walker County scored between 90 and 99. Three restaurants in Catoosa County earned perfect scores, while five restaurants scored between 90 and 99. Only three Catoosa County restaurants scored between 80 and 89, and one scored be…

Dr. Tim Ashburn has joined CHI Memorial Buz Standefer Lung Center and will treat patients at the practice’s new Ringgold location at CHI Memorial Parkway.

For the weeks of March 16-31, Walker and Catoosa County restaurants/hotels earned a combined ten 100 scores. There were no failing restaurants/hotels in either county. Local elementary schools had a good showing, with each school inspected scoring a 100.

Imagine winning a 15-minute grocery shopping spree – whatever (almost) you can fit in your cart in a quarter of an hour. Part of the grand opening celebration of the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union branch in the new Food City on U.S. Highway 41 in Ringgold included a drawing for just t…

CEO and Chairman of the Board Bill Chapin of See Rock City Inc. was honored by Southeast Tourism Society with the Dorothy Hardman Spirit of STS Award at the annual Shining Example Awards in Daytona Beach, Fla., on March 20. This particular award honored a recipient whose devotion to the indu…

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