Arts and Entertainment

Actor/entertainer Randall Franks, “Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night,” is bringing The Hollywood Hillbilly Jamboree 75th anniversary performance to Ringgold for the Habitat for Humanity of Catoosa County Blue Jeans, Bluegrass Americana and Blueprints at the Colonnade, …

A Southern gospel legacy continues with the Weston Hinson Family from Hendersonville, Tenn., in concert on Sunday, Dec. 30, at 6 p.m. at Tunnel Hill First Baptist Church, 202 South Cherry St. This will be a free evening of worship and everyone is invited. For more information, call 706-673-2085.

Two months after closing out its 2018 season in late September, The Ringgold Playhouse has announced its lineup for 2019, which will be filled with comedy, drama, farce, stand-up, and improvisation.

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.

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