Lifestyles

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…

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.

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.”

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.”

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.

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…

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…

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…