Lifestyles

Volunteers and actors/actresses are needed for Candlelight Tours, “Christmas 1880 at the Marsh House.” Volunteers are invited to attend a planning meeting on Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Marsh House in Chickamauga. Volunteers can pick the desired role and choose which nights to work: De…

You could run out to big box stores or sit at your computer and shop online for holiday gifts, but here’s a better idea. Go to Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School on Thursday, Dec. 6, and buy a one-of-a-kind item made just minutes from your home by a young person who is your neighbor. It do…

The African savannah comes to life with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring coming-of-age tale. The Lion King will be featured at the Ridgeland High School thearter in Rossville this weekend, Sat…

Rossville and the Rossville Public Library are hosting a community Trick-or-Treat on McFarland Avenue Wednesday from 5 to 7 for families looking for a safe location for their children to show off their costumes and collect sweet treats.

Halloween is definitely filled with fun, festivities and a rich history filled with diverse traditions.

National Make A Difference Day is an annual community service event which is held on the fourth Saturday in October.

Abby, the service dog of LaFayette resident Frank Morris, takes a break from all the Halloween excitement. / Contributed photo

For most of human history, no one knew what the temperature was. Early on, humans had to resort to “Ugh” for warm, “Ugh-Ugh” for hot and “Argh” for cold. These terms evolved to “freezing,” “balmy,” “blister-ing” and “hotter than a pepper sprout.” Finally, in the early 17oos, a gentleman by t…

If your church or community is planning a Trunk or Treat for Halloween, please let us know and we will be glad to post your Trunk or Treat on our calendar, run it in the newspaper, and post it on our Facebook page. Simply write up your announcement or information and email to catoosacountyne…

Ringgold’s Nicholas Hickman received the $1,000 Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship from the Share America Foundation at a recent SingAkadamie performance in Chattanooga. Hickman, a Ringgold High School graduate, is now a student at Dalton State College studying communications. He was selecte…

Eleven members of Seniors and Friends of Fort Oglethorpe (SAFFO) put on their sea legs recently and boarded the Southern Belle Riverboat for a three-hour tour (everyone sing it again: a three-hour tour).

Christians United for Israel (CUFI), along with churches in North Georgia, North Alabama, and Southeast Tennessee, invites the community to a “Night to Honor Israel” on Thursday, November 1, 2018, 7:00 p.m. at the Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, in Ringgold, Georgia 30736.

Last year, a teen group at the Catoosa County Library made a short movie called “Death Undone.” The kids wrote, directed and acted in the movie themselves, with some guidance from the library’s Teen/Tween Coordinator Erica Tuggle.

According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, "On the Case with Paula Zahn," a documentary news magazine on the Investigation Discovery channel, will air an episode dedicated to a 28-year-old Walker County murder of Nikia Kay Gilbreath Sunday night, Oct. 14, at 10 p.m.

Catoosa County resident Debbie Morrison was excited about the arrival of Marty Kemp in Rock Spring Monday evening, Oct. 8 — not because of Kemp’s political celebrity status as the wife of Georgia’s Secretary of State and Republican candidate for governor, but because she was looking forward …

Beautiful fall-like weather, including cooler temperatures and a forecast for mostly sunny skies, promise a busy weekend in Rome, Ga., that features the Wings Over North Georgia Air Show, which draws fans from middle Georgia, across Northwest Georgia, to Chattanooga, Tenn.

If your church or community is planning a Trunk or Treat for Halloween, please let us know and we will be glad to post your Trunk or Treat on our calendar, run it in the newspaper, and post it on our Facebook page. Simply write up your announcement or information and email to catoosacountyne…

The Boynton Lions Club of Ringgold recently forwarded more than 343 pairs of glasses to the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation for preparation for use by new users around the world. The glasses were donated by Catoosa County residents and dropped off at locations such as Boynton and Ringgol…

Robyn O’Kane was teaching anatomy and physiology at a college in Queens, N.Y., when she decided what she really wanted to do was become a veterinarian and move to Georgia to help with the state’s low spay-neuter problem and the lack of access to affordable vet care for many people.

Songs of the Broadman sponsored by Golden Sound Music Inc. will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Walker County Civic Center. Everyone is invited to join the Dinner Bell Roundup live at 6 p.m., with the program to begin at 7 p.m. This special hymn sing is a benefit fundraiser for Walker Coun…

Once the home of the Cherokee Indians and a campsite for both the Confederate and Union armies, Prater's Mill and the surrounding countryside along the Coahulla Creek are rich in Southern tradition.

The Prater’s Mill Country Fair, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14, focuses on mountain music, Southern foods, living history exhibits and the handmade crafts and original art of 165 talented artists and artisans. Craft demonstrations include blacksmithing, spinning, quilting, rug hooking, …

Today, October 6. is a day set aside each year to bring out your silly side while celebrating National Mad Hatter Day.

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