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Wednesday 10/15/2014
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.

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.”

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.

Thursday 09/25/2014
Northwest Georgia’s unemployment rate decreases to 8.1 percent in August
Updated: September 25, 2014 - 2:47 pm

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.

Saturday 09/20/2014
First Volunteer Bank to host food drive for Christ Chapel in Ringgold
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 8:56 am

First Volunteer Bank is holding a food drive for Christ Chapel in Ringgold as part of the Bank’s September promotion, Tailgate-a-Palooza.

Thursday 09/18/2014
Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce to host small business seminar Sept. 25
Posted: September 18, 2014

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.

Wednesday 09/17/2014
Georgia Farm Bureau accepting entries for 2014 hay contest and 2015 hay directory
Posted: September 17, 2014

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.

Thursday 09/11/2014
Ringgold’s Georgia Winery increases range of distribution
Posted: September 11, 2014

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.

Ringgold opens two businesses downtown
Posted: September 11, 2014

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.

Wednesday 09/10/2014
Dunn of Lookout Mtn. judicial circuit speaks to Ringgold Rotary Club
Updated: September 10, 2014 - 11:48 am

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.

Sunday 09/07/2014
Catoosa chamber to host seminar for small business legal issues
Posted: September 07, 2014

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.

Saturday 09/06/2014
Georgia Farm Bureau to award 2015 agriculture scholarships
Posted: September 06, 2014

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.

Wednesday 09/03/2014
The Georgia Winery celebrates 31 years Sept. 5
Updated: September 03, 2014 - 10:27 am

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 taylor@georgiawines.com.

Saturday 08/30/2014
Georgia Humanities Council awards grant to 6th Cavalry Museum
Posted: August 30, 2014

The 6th Cavalry Museum will receive a $2,000 Georgia Humanities Council (GHC) grant to sponsor the Remembering Our Heroes School Day program, slated for Friday, Oct. 24.

Catoosa and Walker Farm Bureaus seek entries for 2015 essay and art contests
Posted: August 30, 2014

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.

Thursday 08/28/2014
Hensley speaks to Rossville Exchange Club
Posted: August 28, 2014

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 polo match will benefit Fort Oglethorpe's 6th Cavalry Museum
Posted: August 28, 2014

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.

Local Dodge dealership raises funds for Heritage High School
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 11:18 am

Heritage High School students and families participated in a Dodge Booster Club fundraiser on July 31, and raised $3,060.

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