Applications are now being accepted for this year’s LaFayette Area Empty Stocking Fund.
Catoosa County school board members and county commissioners met Thursday, Nov. 15, to announce a possible reduction in property taxes for residents 65 years and older.
LaFayette High School junior Levi Pettigrew won first place in the Area 1 High School Lawnmower Operation and Maintenance Career Development Event held at the Chattooga County Agriculture Facility in Summerville. In the event, Levi had to successfully maneuver a zero-turn mower through a cha…
Three nights after implementing an emergency ordinance to regulate its urban camping issue, the city of Ringgold held its first reading of the new order Thursday evening, Nov. 15.
It’s probably not often that a group of people ranging from pastors to city and county government, law enforcement, judges, social services, citizens and the homeless gather in one location to try to understand and solve a serious problem together. That’s what happened at Ringgold Baptist Ch…
When it came time for her school to decide on a service project, Graysville Elementary School second-grade teacher Robin Peace knew what she wanted to do. “I’m passionate about animals,” says Peace. “Not everyone can adopt a rescue animal, but we can all help in some way.”
Historic Rossville became historic once again on Saturday, Nov. 11, as the only city in Georgia to participate in the international Dance for Kindness celebrating World Kindness Day, which actually fell on Nov. 13 this year.
The state set records in October for total jobs and employed residents, said Mark Butler, commissioner for the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
On Nov. 2, former students of Lakeview High School, Class of 1958, gathered at Park Place Restaurant in Fort Oglethorpe to celebrate 60 years since graduating.
In October each year, First Volunteer Bank sponsors a food drive among several area elementary schools. Ringgold Elementary is always eager to participate.
Principal Jennifer Scott escorted Superintendent Denia Reese through the halls of Boynton Elementary School to announce that Liz Kennedy-Stanfield had been selected as Catoosa County’s Teacher of the Year.
Debra Hicks and her Horizon students at Ringgold Primary School hosted a “Veterans Day Jubilee” on Friday, Nov. 9. There were more than 90 guests — local veterans and their families — in attendance. The RHS band was also in attendance and played patriotic pieces for the program. / Contributed
Kim Clawson, Rock Spring Elementary assistant principal and also the school Perfect Attendance Princess, along with guest princess Beth Pelham, assistant principal at Gilbert Elementary, and the Gilbert Gator, celebrate with some of the RSE students who a”CHOMP”lished perfect attendance in O…
A 72-year-old Rossville woman reported missing since Sunday afternoon, Nov. 11, was found Wednesday morning, Nov. 14, by Walker County Sheriff’s Department (WCSO) detectives searching the wooded area near her home.
Catoosa County commissioners have approved acceptance of a grant that will allow the fire department to continue its efforts to education the public on CPR.
The Walker County school board has approved a public participation policy that encourages potential speakers to make the board the last stop for airing concerns.
You’ve heard of all the big marathons — Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles. The North Georgia area has been home to a marathon for a long time, too — one that keeps expanding to include more and more people.
In late October the Catoosa Citizens for Literacy organization renewed its annual contracts with the cities of Fort Oglethorpe and Ringgold to help fund the programs that better educate local residents.
Increased response times and enhanced life-saving capabilities are top priorities for any fire service and doubling active firefighters on duty will help that cause at the LaFayette Fire Department.
Catoosa County is changing its vacation and sick-time policy for employees to a general “paid time off” (PTO) policy to give employees more flexibility.
Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights in Lookout Mountain, Ga., has become the region’s premier holiday tradition, returning for its 24th season with more than a million LED lights and the largest, first-of-its kind walk-through Christmas tree.
Three people were arrested in Catoosa County after sheriff’s detectives discovered drug activity and a stolen vehicle at the Dixie Motel on U.S. Highway 41.
After weeks of discussion, Ringgold’s City Council swiftly adopted an emergency urban camping ordinance Monday night, Nov. 12, to address safety concerns related to homeless people permanently living under a bridge along U.S. Highway 41.
CALHOUN — The announcement that the powerful chairman of the state House Rules Committee had died stunned and saddened members of the Georgia General Assembly Tuesday — the first day of a special session convened to address hurricane relief.
Throughout history, millions of soldiers have marched into wars to protect the freedoms of their countries. Remembrance Day is a solemn time to commemorate those soldiers' achievements and sacrifices and to pay respects to soldiers who died in battle.
Millions of men and women serve in the military and make the sacrifices that such service requires. Risking their lives to serve their countries, veterans sometimes endure mental and physical trauma, returning home to face uphill battles as they deal with their injuries.
Hundreds of North Georgia students got to take part in a live history lesson in Fort Oglethorpe as they visited the 6th Cavalry Museum during its “Remembering our Heroes” School Day program.
Join the staff of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military as we commemorate the 155th anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga with a series of special programs taking place in and around the city from Nov. 23-25.
After Heritage High School media specialist Rhonda Sixto had settled on the book she wanted students to read over last summer’s vacation, a thought popped into her mind: Wouldn’t it be cool if she could get the Colorado-based author to come to the school? It took many months of planning, but…
Dorothy Marie Gass, the woman accused of making false reports to 911 that led to a fatal New Year’s Day police shooting in Walker County, has died. She was 66.
Walker County school board members have more than a dozen possible tweaks to a draft public participation policy that sets guidelines for people who want to speak at board meetings.
A Tennessee man is behind bars in Catoosa County after a drug arrest where deputies reportedly found a bag of meth in his pocket following a traffic stop, police say.
Here are some things Georgia farmers are thankful for: rich soil, access to water, and a climate favorable for a long growing season.
The annual rummage sale hosted by First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe Nov. 2 featured a variety of items, from children’s toys and books of all genres to handbags and clothes.
Catoosa County officials will present a 1-percent transportation sales tax referendum, designed to pay for road projects, to voters in a special March election.
The Catoosa County commissioner’s meeting was more crowded and youthful than normal Tuesday night, Nov. 6, as the board recognized Heritage High School’s newly-crowned state champion girls’ softball team.