Arts and Entertainment

When you have upcoming community, church, school and family events (fall festivals, homecomings, revivals, yard sales, and other special activities, please let us know. We will be glad to post them on our calendar, run them in the paper, and post them on our Facebook page.

Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson was keynote speaker at the meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Fort Oglethorpe on Friday, Sept. 21, at Park Place Restaurant. From left: Kiwanis President Dan Nichols, Wilson, and Kiwanis Program Chair Doris White. / Contributed

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The second annual Walker County Ag Festival is Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Walker County Ag Center on U.S. Highway 27 (just behind the Walker County Civic Center), just north of Rock Spring.

1493 Christopher Columbus embarks on his 2nd expedition to the New World, setting sail with a fleet of 17 ships

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On the evening of Sept. 18, the public was invited to a special exhibit on the second floor of the 6th Cavalry Museum in Fort Oglethorpe. Lining the walls was a series of panels depicting World War II photographs from the private collection of SSgt. Hubert “Hubo” Lee Fisher, a WWII soldier a…

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Ambrose Bierce, one of the most popular authors of the late 19th cen-tury, known for his short story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” political satire pamphlet “The Devil's Dictionary,” and for his mysterious disappearance in Mexico in 1913. He served with the Union army in the western t…

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Award-winning author Raymond L. Atkins recently released the new novel “Set List,” and author and historian Lisa M. Russell recently released her new book “Underwater Ghost Towns of North Georgia.”

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Ringgold resident Greg Jackson started painting when he was a cadet at West Point. “I used acrylics,” he says, “because they dried fast and I could throw my painting into a drawer and have my room in order for a surprise inspection.”

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On Saturday, Sept. 29, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in Fort Oglethorpe will host special, 30-minute artillery demonstrations on Chickamauga Battlefield at10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. These programs will be presented near the Chickamauga Ba…

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The inaugural Rome Hot Air Balloon Festival may ride on winds that stretch to Northwest Georgia from Hurricane Florence. Organizers are pressing forward with last minute plans while keeping an eye on the Atlantic and Hurricane Florence.

From right, Indiana Martin portrays Ahsoka from the Star Wars series, while her sister, Willow Martin, lurks in the background as a Pennywise from the movie It while at Dragon Con in Atlanta Aug. 30. Both, along with their father, Devin Martin, a Ringgold, Ga., physician's assistant, were am…

Why should the kids have all the LEGO building fun? The 6th Cavalry Museum is partnering with Bricks For Kidz to host the area’s first-ever, grown-ups only LEGO night, Friday, April 13, from 7-10 pm.

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