Arts and Entertainment

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

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…

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.

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.

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.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) held the annual election of officers for the coming year. From left: Pamm Kellett (leader), Doris Reed (co-leader), Ginger Ramey (secretary), Linda Harris (treasurer), Millie Dearing (weight recorder), Patsy Sosebee, Hilda Clark, (assistant weight recorder).…

1732 Selection is complete. 114 settlers (they did not count the preacher or the doctor) have been chosen to be the first to journey to Georgia

On the first Wednesday in October, National Coffee with a Cop Day brings men and women in uniform together with their communities to connect over a cup of joe.

National Techies Day is observed annually on October 3. During National Techies Day, students are encouraged to consider a career in technology and those techies in the field are honored.

October 2 is National Custodial Worker’s Recognition Day, a day set aside to show appreciation to men and women who keep our schools and workplaces across the nation running smoothly.

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