Harry L. Kelley, 89, West Armuchee, Ga.
The debate over school calendars continues across the state, as many of those in favor and opposed weigh in.
Share America Foundation Inc. President Randall Franks (left) recently presented a new acoustic Fender Paramount to 17-year-old youth musician Logan Puryear (third from left) of Soddy Daisy, Tenn., at the Ringgold Opry. The guitar, valued at $900, was donated by Joey Chamberlain in honor of …
Georgia Northwestern Technical College is proud to announce the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2018 fall semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, the student must maintain a GPA of 3.8 or higher during the semester with a course load of at least 12 credit hour…
Winners of the Chattanooga Valley Middle School spelling bee are (from left) first place, Rayla Haag; second place, Qaysser Al-Rudhan; third place, Conner White. All will represent CVMS at the countywide spelling bee on Feb. 1.
Catoosa County officials approved an outside-the-box purchase Tuesday night, Jan. 15, when they agreed to buy a large residential home off Alabama Highway and convert it into a new fire station.
ATLANTA — On Wednesday, Jan. 16, two days after his inauguration and the day before his State of the State address, Georgia’s new governor pledged $5,000 raises for each teacher in the state, a fully funded education formula and $30,000 for every school to beef up security measures as admini…
On Monday, Jan. 14, at the LaFayette City Council meeting Mayor Andy Arnold and the Downtown Development Authority presented a check for $5,000 to the Shop With A Cop program and a check for $3,000 to the LaFayette High School track team.
When Shane Catlett of Modern Woodmen of America chose Fort Oglethorpe City Councilwoman Paula Stinnett as a Hometown Hero, part of the honor included a donation from Modern Woodmen to a charity of Stinnett’s choice.
The idea for workshops that teach skills needed to live a grown-up life came from the public, says Catoosa County Library’s Teen/Tween Coordinator Erica Tuggle.
A passionate group of residents attended the Catoosa County commissioners’ meeting Tuesday night, Jan. 15, to voice their concerns over improper treatment of outdoor pets.
Jan. 9 was Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School made sure its School Resource Officer (SRO), Stephen Cheatham, knew he was appreciated.
Catoosa County recently signed off on new agreement with a geospatial company to handle its flyover data for Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping.
The Graysville Elementary School spelling bee was held Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. Students in fourth and fifth grades competed in the bee. Pictured: Zachary Allen, fifth-grade winner, and Molly Donovan, fourth-grade winner, along with Principal Kerri Sholl and Assistant Principal Shelley Johnson . T…
On Thursday, Jan 10, the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce held a brunch at The Colonnade to kick off a new year and officially install its 2019 board of directors and Amy Jackson, its new president and CEO.
A Rossville gas station clerk was recently held up and threatened at knife point, with the robber making off with hundreds of dollars in cash, police say.
Jim and Cheryl Heafner, owners of Diesel Dynamic and grandparents to Ringgold Elementary fifth-grader Jackson Fouts, made Christmas brighter for several students in the Catoosa community.
The Heritage High and Middle School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) recently attended a Leadership Conference at Ringgold City Hall hosted by Ringgold council member and DDA chairman Randall Franks, focusing on leadership, government, and how government impacts business. The studen…
Boynton Lions Club of Ringgold receives the North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Foundation Round Up Grant for $1,000 to be used for its vision and youth projects at Walter Jackson Chevrolet in Ringgold. “This is an amazing opportunity for us to help Catoosans improve their vision a…
On Dec. 19, the last day of school before Christmas break, Ringgold Elementary student leaders worked as Santa's elves to personally deliver candy canes to every student and staff member at RES. Although a small treat, everyone was surprised and appreciated the thoughtfulness of the RES Lead…
A huge crowd turned out Thursday evening, Jan. 10, for the official grand opening of the new Graysville Elementary School, including students and former students, the principal and former principals, parents, and all the officials one might expect. The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce was …
Blood Assurance, which has an donor center in Fort Oglethorpe, is in critical need of blood donations. There is currently a blood shortage and a recent trauma has further exhausted the blood supply. Blood Assurance is asking all its communities to please come out and donate blood.
Catoosa County and Fort Oglethorpe officials recently finalized an intergovernmental usage agreement for the county’s employee health clinic off Boynton Drive.
Across the nation on Wednesday, Jan. 9, young and old alike took the initiative in showing their appreciation to the men and women who have chosen a profession that puts their lives on the line every day. Walker County was no exception, and community members showed their respect to local of…
On the outskirts of Cloudland Canyon, one may find babbling brooks, sunny coves, twinkling lights, and the musical stylings of Frank Sinatra.
Cornerstone Community Church, 9632 East Brainerd Road in Chattanooga, is a small church (20+/- on any given Sunday). However, small only defines the number of people in attendance, not the size of the heart of the people in attendance.
Officials with Catoosa County, Fort Oglethorpe and Ringgold will host a town hall meeting Thursday night, Jan. 10 regarding the transportation tax residents will be asked to vote on in March.
Earning a black belt in karate involves years of hard work, but it’s just the beginning for those who love the art and mean to master it. There are ten levels of black belt one can earn and each one takes yet more years.
During its final meeting of the year, Catoosa County’s Board of Commissioners took care of some housekeeping business for 2019 by renewing its funding agreement with the Public Defender’s Office and appointing a vice chairman.
Several members of Catoosa County’s Public Works Department were recently recognized by their department head and the Board of Commissioners for outstanding emergency work at the courthouse.
The city of Ringgold recently furthered plans to upgrade areas of its Nature Trail by reaching professional services agreements with a local engineering firm to prepare two projects.
A Fort Oglethorpe restaurant can’t seem to stay on the favorable side of its health inspections after receiving a second failing score in as many months.
The city of Ringgold is eyeing grant funding to help with its project of revitalizing the historic cemetery at the corner of Lafayette and Church streets.
CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at Primary Health Care of Rossville, 205 Jenkins Road, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.