The Ringgold Playhouse plans to bring the funny to downtown with its final Comedy Club of the season Friday night, July 26, at the historic Ringgold Depot.
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Catoosa County officials have signed a proclamation declaring August as Blood Assurance Month to recognize the local blood bank’s great work in the community.
Everyone is familiar with “Patriotism at the Post” in Fort Oglethorpe. Many probably remember when there was also “Labor Day at the Post.”
Weather happens. Every day, all day long and all night long. And it doesn’t care one iota what we humans are doing, want to do or think about it. It runs its happy course while we battle it with air conditioning, heat, cloud seeding, and all manner of other interesting and dubious schemes.
For the past six years, Rob Philyaw has seen what most of us will never see. He has heard stories we will never hear. The Hamilton County (TN) Juvenile Court Judge conducts hearings behind closed doors to protect the identity of children. But that does not prevent him from speaking out about…
KNOCK! KNOCK! KNOCK!“Folks, may I have your attention, please! My name is Figby and I have been asked to convene a short meeting of members of the General Assembly this morning.”
They say that confession is good for the soul, but I fear that confessing that which currently weighs on my mind like a sedentary elephant with access to unlimited Twinkies will merely spark scorn from those who enjoy laughing at the plight of others.
Computer literacy is when people have the fundamental skills to do basic items on a computer. This is similar to literacy, which many define today as the ability to read on the fourth-grade level. In many ways both are needed to exist in today’s world.
Recent LaFayette High School graduate Jenna Sweatmon received $2,000 from the RMHC (Ronald McDonald House Charities) Scholars Scholarship fund and an additional $1,000 from the Amanda Holekamp Scholarship.
“Americana Youth of Southern Appalachia,” featuring 30 youth with Ringgold’s Randall Franks, was June’s No. 1 Americana/Grassicana CD on the APD Top 50 Global Albums Charts. (AirPlayDirect.com/RandallFranks-AmericanaYouthOfSouthernAppalachia)
Her husband Rev. Willie Womble passed away in June last year. This, Priscilla Womble said, “is the first time Willie wasn’t here (for the community event).”
Charlotte Burnfin, chief executive officer of Golden Sound Music Inc., a 501c3 organization, has announced that a cast iron dinner bell worth $625 is up for grabs.
Catoosa County Public Schools is planning to have its “From HERE to CAREER College and Career Academy” open by 2022, but the school system is starting a pilot program this fall.
Tanya Nave, assistant pastor for The Haven, said her ministry was created “to help people in need, to provide them a community, and to help people reach the next chapter of their lives where they can be happy and thriving.”
It’s a two-day museum smorgasbord of tow trucks, classic cars, American military heritage, guitars, railroads, and decorative art! On Aug. 15 and 16, seven Chattanooga-area museums, including a museum in Fort Oglethorpe, open their doors for a package deal during Chattanooga’s third annual M…
Author Mark Hughes will be presenting and signing his new release book, “Confederate Soldiers in the American Civil War.”
July 20 marks 50 years since man first stepped on the moon. Chickamauga resident Bonnie Falkenberry remembers it well. She was living in West Point, Ga., and was pregnant with her third child and busy chasing after her two other youngsters.
In the Cementerio de la Soledad in Huelva, Spain, there is a gravestone that reads, “William Martin, born 29 March 1907, died 24 April 1943, beloved son of John Glyndwyr Martin and the late Antonia Martin of Cardiff, Wales.”
First, let me apologize for a slightly misleading headline. Hugh Moore has actually attended closer to two thousand concerts. That just sounded snazzier to me.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 6th Cavalry (also known as the “Fighting Sixth”), making Fort Oglethorpe (the former military post) its home base. The regiment was based at Fort Oglethorpe from 1919 to 1942.
Patriotism at the Post drew a large crowd of folks, many bedecked in red, white and blue clothes, hats and accessories, to the historic polo field on Barnhardt Circle in Fort Oglethorpe on July 3 to celebrate the 243rd birthday of the United States of America.
Agatha Christie’s most popular mystery “And Then There Were None” is coming to life on stage at the Mars Theatre in LaFayette.
At least 16 children have died in hot cars in the United States so far in 2019. Last year, the number of heat-related child deaths in vehicles was the highest in recorded history.
We saw them as they were being helped off the bus. It was several years ago in Arlington National Cemetery. Our church was there as part of a three-day trip, seeing the sights in DC, taking in the history. We could not help but notice the group of very old men, most of them being helped into…
The thrill of hiking Lula Lake Land Trust reaches a new level as the popular nature preserve with limited public access doubles as the location for a photo scavenger hunt.
Two Rossville teens are facing assault charges after being arrested for allegedly pulling guns on two young girls in a park and threatening to kill them, police say.
Share America Foundation Inc. recently announced its second 2019 scholarship winner at Ringgold’s Patriot Hall in Ringgold.
Forty years ago, Trieu Nguyen, his pregnant wife Lanh and their seven children were afloat at sea between Vietnam and Thailand. The boat they shared with several other families was falling apart, they had been attacked by Thai pirates who had stolen all their possessions and they hadn’t had …
Walker County held its first Kayak Day on Saturday, June 22, at Lee & Gordon's Mills in Chickamauga. The event was part of the county’s Walker Rocks Outdoor Series. “We had about 30 people of all ages come test out kayaking at West Chickamauga Creek,” said Joe Legge, public relations dir…
In 2014, longtime Atlanta Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. Pete was diagnosed shortly after his retirement in 2008, which wrapped up a 33-year stint with “America’s Team.”
Millions of tiny but deadly invasive insects are attacking the beautiful hemlock trees in Cloudland Canyon State Park, and volunteers are needed to help treat and save them from almost certain death.
Dalton Green of Ringgold is one of 10 students selected to receive Georgia Farm Bureau Scholarships for Agriculture for rising college juniors and seniors in the amount of $2,000.
We are reading and hearing a lot about cyber-warfare now. We hear the power grid has been under attack in Russia, we hear the US is attacking parts of Iran networks and possibly power grid, and we hear the power grid in Russia has been under attack. It is a thin secret now that the USA and I…