Arts and Entertainment

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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It's been just over a month since the curtain closed its 2017 season, but The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) has already announced its 2018 season lineup that'll be filled with comedy, drama, farce, and a new original play.

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Not long before the Trail of Tears, when the Cherokee Indians of Northwest Georgia and surrounding areas were forced to leave their homes and move west, an unusual school was established where Eastgate Towne Center now stands in Chattanooga.

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