Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) members who grow Bermuda grass hay are encouraged to enter the 2016 GFB Quality Hay Contest. Hay entered in the contest will be tested at the University of Georgia Testing Lab using the Relative Forage Quality (RFQ) Test, which predicts fiber digestibility and likely animal intake of hay.
The Riverfront Nights music series will carry the theme of Chattanooga Remembers during the series opener on July 16. It will be a continuation of the day of remembrance that Mayor Andy Berke and the city of Chattanooga will present on July 16 at 9:45 a.m. The Riverfront Nights memorial ceremony is in honor of Chattanooga's Fallen Five. Before the opening headliner at 7 p.m., Riverfront Nights will remember the five servicemen with a Manning of the Rail, Presentation of Colors, and the Star Spangled Banner.
Just inside the door of True Life Chiropractic in Fort Oglethorpe hangs a chalk board. Fancy red, white and blue letters invite patients to share the ways that chiropractic treatment has freed them to enjoy life more.
Karen Thompson was appointed the new assistant manager at the LaFayette-Walker County Public Library. This is a new position for the facility, which has expanded its services since its December 2014 renovation.
In honor of the five U.S. servicemen who lost their lives in Chattanooga, Tenn., July 16, 2015, Blood Assurance will be hosting a blood drive beginning Monday, July 11, through Saturday, July 16, at donor centers across the region. The local area location is at 2720 Lafayette Road, in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.
Catoosa County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted food service inspections at the following four establishments where food is served during the first two weeks of June 2016.
The YMCA Without Walls program offered a tour of its Fort Oglethorpe site Friday, June 17, to thank supporters and partners of the organization. The north Georgia YMCA is at Fort Oglethorpe United Methodist Church.
Five years ago, Chickamauga resident Randy Hallman bored a hole through a log and wired it to make a primitive lamp. After making one for each of his grown children, he got to thinking the lamps would sell. But they didn’t do so well.
Joanna Jackson of RE/MAX Real Estate Center, broker for the Fort Oglethorpe and LaFayette offices, graduated from the two-part CARES Coaching Certification workshop Wednesday, May 18, in Atlanta. The new program is offered exclusively to RE/MAX brokers.
Residents living in and around the Chickamauga area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.
Twelve years ago, Nathan Cravatt and Wes Williams set up a tent in a trailer park on Karen Drive in Catoosa County. They’d brought along food, crafts, games — and a message: Poverty ends where love begins. Thirty-five children showed up that first day.
Catoosa County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted food service inspections at the following establishments where food is served during the first two weeks of June 2016.
The 6th Cavalry Museum in cooperation with Georgia Humanities announces the last day to tour “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America,” a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition is Saturday, June 18.
Norton Transport is a family-owned business headquartered in Rock Spring. Since 1999, Norton Transport has served dealers and manufacturers of vehicles with its drive-away services. This company is unique because drivers do not haul freight and there is no forced dispatch. Drivers have the opportunity to see the country while earning a living with the fastest growing company in the industry.
On Tuesday, June 14, Blood Assurance, including the Fort Oglethorpe location, will celebrate World Blood Donor Day, a globally recognized day to encourage blood donations and raise awareness for the constant need for blood donors. The organization is asking 600 community members to make a blood donation on World Blood Donor Day to help replenish the blood supply used by local hospitals so far this summer.
Tractor Supply Company, 1785 Battlefield Road, in Fort Oglethorpe, will host local animal groups during an event Saturday, June 11, to encourage pet adoptions and support families raising pets and livestock.
Catoosa County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted food service inspections at the following six establishments where food is served during the last two weeks of May 2016.
Non-profit regional blood center Blood Assurance is offering community members an entry to win one of 18 Riverbend Music Festival wristbands when donating blood between Monday, May 30, until Saturday, June 4, at a local donor center or bloodmobile. Presently, Blood Assurance is in critical need of types O negative, O positive, B negative and A negative blood as well as A positive and B positive plasma.
Walker County Farm Bureau held an educator workshop and farm tour Thursday, May 5, at the Agriculture Center in Rock Spring, Ga. President Mike Bunn opened the event by welcoming the 29 Walker school teachers and giving an overview of the day’s activities.
The Walker County Chamber of Commerce invites the public to join the 2015-2016 Leadership Walker County participants as they celebrate their graduation at the May membership luncheon Tuesday, May 24, at the Walker County Civic Center.
Juniors from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe (LFO) High School in Catoosa County had the honor of being the first to tour the brand new Catoosa County Campus (CCC) of Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Thursday, May 19.
Catoosa County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted food service inspections at the following establishments where food is served during the first two weeks of May 2016.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to participate in a free program exploring the life of John Brown Saturday, May 21, at 2 p.m. along the Brown’s Ferry Federal Road Trail on Moccasin Bend.
It’s been a long time coming, but local theatre company Back Alley Productions (BAP) finally has a place to call home as it’s set to re-open the historic Mars Theatre in LaFayette Friday, May 13, with the classic play “Death of a Salesman.”