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Workhouse Fitness Center in LaFayette holds grand opening

Workhouse Fitness Center in LaFayette celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4 p.m. at its new location, 311 N Main St., Suite H (BiLo shopping center).

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Tuesday 10/28/2014
Sonic Drive-In celebrates 25 years in LaFayette
Updated: October 28, 2014 - 8:03 am

On Saturday, Oct. 25, owners of the Sonic Drive-In celebrated 25 years in business in LaFayette and helped spread awareness of the Family Crisis Center.

Monday 10/27/2014
GDOL: Georgia continues to rank among leading states for job creation
Posted: October 27, 2014

ATLANTA -- Georgia continues to rank sixth in the nation and third in the Southeast in over-the-year job creation. The state gained 80,000 non-seasonally-adjusted jobs between September 2013 and September 2014, for a growth rate of 2.0 percent. The comparable national job growth rate for the same period was also 2.0 percent.

Saturday 10/25/2014
Southern Belle and Blood Assurance host vampire cruise Oct. 31
Posted: October 25, 2014

Calling all vampires! Join the Blood Assurance Foundation for a Halloween cruise on the Tennessee River, Friday, Oct. 31, sponsored by the Southern Belle Riverboat.

Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce to host Showcase Catoosa Expo
Posted: October 25, 2014

The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce will host the Showcase Catoosa Expo on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 2 p.m.6 p.m. at the Colonnade Civic Center.

Thursday 10/23/2014
Northwest Georgia’s unemployment rate falls to 7.1 percent
Posted: October 23, 2014

The unemployment rate in the northwest Georgia region in September was 7.1 percent, down 1.0 percent from 8.1 percent in August. The rate in September of last year was 7.8 percent.

Tuesday 10/21/2014
Chickamauga’s Pigeon Mountain Grill serves up homegrown vegetables and grass-fed beef
Posted: October 21, 2014

Pigeon Mountain Grill is serving up delicious dishes prepared with homegrown produce and grass-fed cattle sourced from local farms.

Sunday 10/19/2014
Cohutta Banking Company names Moore as branch manager
Posted: October 19, 2014

Cohutta Banking Company, a division of Synovus Bank, has named Alicia Moore as branch manager of the LaFayette and Chickamauga branches.

Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club inducts 2015 officers
Posted: October 19, 2014

The Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club inducted its 2015 officers and board members at Hutcheson Medical Center on Friday, Oct. 10.

Saturday 10/18/2014
Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce officers and directors for 2015
Posted: October 18, 2014

Executive committee:

Thursday 10/16/2014
Sonic in LaFayette celebrates 25 years in business Oct. 25
Posted: October 16, 2014

Sonic Drive-In, on Saturday, Oct. 25, will celebrate 25 years of business in LaFayette by offering half-priced menu items from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
Remembering Our Heroes event at 6th Cavalry Museum honors World War II veterans
Posted: October 15, 2014

The sights and sounds of World War II return to Fort Oglethorpe on Saturday, Oct. 25, for the 6th Cavalry Museum’s fifth annual Remembering Our Heroes event.

Georgia Winery in Ringgold supports breast cancer awareness month
Posted: October 15, 2014

Georgia Winery is inviting customers to help support the fight against breast cancer. During October, national breast cancer awareness month, Georgia Winery will donate $1 per bottle of Pretty in Pink sold, to the Mary Ellen Locher Breast Center at Memorial Hospital.

Wednesday 10/08/2014
Jackson Chevrolet donates to LaFayette Youth Soccer
Updated: October 08, 2014 - 1:45 pm

Jackson Chevrolet Buick GMC held a tailgate party prior to LaFayette High School Youth Appreciation Night and presented a $500 sponsorship check to Patti Scott, LaFayette recreation director. Soccer players attending received t-shirts, face painting and teams received training equipment.

Saving soles in Rossville
Posted: October 08, 2014

The intermittent hum of the vintage motor is the heartbeat of an operation where ubiquitous piles of boots and shoes are a reminder that some people simply discard cheap shoes instead of investing in quality footwear.

Monday 10/06/2014
PolyTech Fibers to open its first manufacturing facility in Chatsworth, investing $12 million, creating 114 jobs
Posted: October 06, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that PolyTech Fibers LLC, a Georgia-based polyester fiber manufacturer, will create 114 jobs and invest more than $12 million into its first manufacturing facility over the next three years in Murray County.

Walker County restaurant reports for September 2014
Posted: October 06, 2014

Walker County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted 36 food service inspections at the following restaurants, schools or establishments where food is served during September 2014 .

Saturday 10/04/2014
Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce to host “Scare up some Business” event
Posted: October 04, 2014

The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce invites community businesses to come by the chamber office on Friday, Oct. 24, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for “trick and treat.”

Thursday 10/02/2014
Georgia Power offers additional rebates on ENERGY STAR products during sales tax holiday
Posted: October 02, 2014

ATLANTA – Oct. 2, 2014 – Saving money and energy couldn’t be easier this weekend, Oct. 3-5, during Georgia’s annual sales tax holiday featuring energy efficient ENERGY STAR products, as well as water-efficient WaterSense products. Throughout the weekend and across the state, shoppers who make a qualifying purchase are exempt from paying state and local sales tax on a number of household items such as appliances, compact fluorescent light bulbs, doors/windows and thermostats.  

Wednesday 10/01/2014
Walker County Chamber of Commerce Gala scheduled for Oct. 25
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 5:50 am

The 32nd annual Walker County Gala, hosted by the Walker County Chamber of Commerce, will be Saturday, Oct. 25, at The Lookout Mountain Fairyland Club atop Lookout Mountain, Ga.

Saturday 09/27/2014
LaFayette Physical Therapy seeks support to obtain grant
Posted: September 27, 2014

LaFayette Physical Therapy, a local outpatient physical therapy clinic, has applied for a $150,000 grant from Chase as part of a newly launched program, Mission Main StreetSM Grants. LaFayette Physical Therapy must submit a questionnaire outlining a business plan that will result in growth of the business and receive at least 250 votes to be eligible for a grant.

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