Cohutta Banking Company, a division of Synovus Bank, has named Alicia Moore as branch manager of the LaFayette and Chickamauga branches.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in the northwest Georgia region in August was 8.1 percent, down four-tenths of a percentage point from 8.5 percent in July. Also, the rate in August of last year was 8.1 percent, the Georgia Department of Labor reported.
First Volunteer Bank is holding a food drive for Christ Chapel in Ringgold as part of the Bank’s September promotion, Tailgate-a-Palooza.
The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Georgia Chamber will host a seminar entitled “Employment Law for the Small Business: A Legal Update” on Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Colonnade Civic Center.
Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) members who grow Bermudagrass hay are encouraged to enter the GFB 2014 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 Georgia Winery in Ringgold is broadening its distribution throughout Georgia. In 2011, the Georgia Winery signed on with Athens Distributing to get their wines in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Historic downtown Ringgold held ribbon cuttings for two businesses opening Saturday, Aug. 30. Several family, friends and supporters of downtown came to welcome the two new retail stores to the historic Nashville Street shopping area.
David Dunn, public defender of the Lookout Mountain judicial circuit, spoke to the Ringgold Rotary Club about the future plans to create a state court for Catoosa County. From left: Skip Patty, attorney; David Dunn, public defender and Randall Peters of Weeks and Peters Insurance, a division of Starr Mathews Agency, Inc.
The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Georgia Chamber will host a seminar entitled “Employment Law for the Small Business: A Legal Update” Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Colonnade Civic Center from 8:30 a.m. for registration until noon.
Georgia Farm Bureau will award a total of $14,250 in scholarships to ten high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree in agriculture, family and consumer sciences, or a related field.
Celebrating their 31st year, the Georgia Winery welcomes the community to be a part of their first annual Georgia Winery Day. Guests are invited to stop by on Friday, Sept. 5 from 1-5 p.m. and enjoy $3 wine by the glass and wine slushies. The Chattanooga chamber declared Georgia Winery Day on Sept. 5, 2013, for the Georgia Winery’s 30th anniversary. For more information call 706-937-9463 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Catoosa and Walker County Farm Bureaus encourage students in sixth through eighth grade to enter the Georgia Farm Bureau middle school essay contest. Students should address the topic “Make My Career Agriculture.” Each Farm Bureau will award $50 to their contest winner.
Debbie Hensley of the sexual assault victims advocate center was a recent speaker for the Rossville Exchange Club. Hensley updated the club on what the center is doing to bring aid to victims in Walker, Dade and Catoosa counties.
Bendabout Farm, 3818 S Lee Hwy, McDonald, Tenn., will host international high goal polo matches the weekends of Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13-14 and again Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, weather permitting.
Heritage High School students and families participated in a Dodge Booster Club fundraiser on July 31, and raised $3,060.
The Georgia Winery in Ringgold held a Luau event to raise money for the Ringgold Rotary Club. Over 250 patrons attended the event. The winery presented a check to the club in the amount of $925.