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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. 

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…

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.

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.

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.

Public Health officials said Tuesday, Jan. 8, that they’re concerned about flu trends in Georgia this year.

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…

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.

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.

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.

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