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  • 6th Cavalry Museum press release
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It’s that time of year again – base ball (two words) season! That’s right, Vintage Base Ball returns to the 6th Cavalry Museum and the Polo Field at the Historic Post on April 8 with a double header. At noon, watch as Mountain City of Chattanooga plays Phoenix of East Nashville and at 2:30 p…

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That Mike Culberson will not return as LaFayette High School's principal when the 2017-2018 school year begins was officially announced when the Walker County school board held its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, March 20.

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LaFayette's elected officials were unanimous in a decision to no longer offer dumpsters as part of its municipal garbage service.

Eric Freimark, a research associate with the University of Mississippi's National Center for Physical Acoustics, installs a microphone array on March 9 at Mountain Cove Farms. The setup will listen for low-frequency sounds emitted by tornadoes. Seven microphones are placed in a triangle and …

  • By Tamara Wolk, correspondent
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When Melissa Hannah was a little girl, she would sit on a bench in front of her grandfather’s Ringgold store – Gene Orr’s Grocery – with a bottle of Coke she’d dropped peanuts into and sing John Anderson’s "Swingin’." Her grandfather gave her a quarter for every time she sang the song.

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A 23-year-old LaFayette man was arrested and charged with criminal trespassing and simple assault after police responded to a call of a home invasion at an apartment complex on Park Street.

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The city of LaFayette is considering knocking down the old Ross Abney field house, which was home to the old LaFayette High School's concessions, band room and weight room, and rebuilding it into an updated structure with two winged pavilions on each side, all the while honoring the past con…

  • City of Ringgold press release
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Hoops and hijinks are coming to Ringgold on Saturday, March 18, when our very own local challengers, the Ringgold Locomotives, take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show the whole family will enjoy. The show starts at 5 p.m. at Ringgold High School Gym at 29 Tiger Trail.

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