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Saturday 01/17/2015
Local winery celebrates Valentine's Day with chocolate wine
Posted: January 17, 2015

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Georgia Winery has the perfect wine to celebrate the season of love! On Thursday, Jan. 15, they re-released their delicious chocolate wine, Love Potion.

Webb Dentistry supports anti-bullying campaign at Ringgold Elementary
Posted: January 17, 2015

In January, Dr. Jason Webb, DDS, donated $187 to sponsor hoodies for Ringgold Elementary School's Stop the Bull leadership team.

Author is guest speaker at Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club meeting
Posted: January 17, 2015

The Kiwanis Club of Fort Oglethorpe welcomed Gary Highfield, author of “When ‘Want To’ Becomes ‘Have To’” to their Jan. 9 club meeting. Highfield tells his life story as a young man from a single parent home who overcomes adversity to find business, family and personal success. Highfield has been an entrepreneur his entire life, and has helped inspire and educate sales teams across the country to reach their potential. He has turned his attention to helping young people realize they can find success through his book and mentoring activities. 

Boynton Lions Club learns about America’s work in Afghanistan
Posted: January 17, 2015

Boynton Lions Club hears first hand experiences of America's work in Afghanistan from Marine veteran Sandi Everett of Ringgold. Everett shared her experiences of day-to-day life, the people, and the fellow Marines who lost their lives serving the United States.

Chickamauga Park updates management plan for Lookout Mountain Battlefield
Posted: January 17, 2015

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park superintendent, Brad Bennett, announced the general management planning effort focused on Lookout Mountain Battlefield is nearing completion.

Saturday 01/10/2015
Free entrance to Point Park offered on Martin Luther King Day Jan. 19
Posted: January 10, 2015

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park announced the waiver of entrance fees to enter Point Park on top of Lookout Mountain, Monday, Jan. 19. Experience the majestic views from Chattanooga’s surrounding landscapes found in our nation’s first national military park.

January is National Blood Donor Month
Posted: January 10, 2015

January is National Blood Donor Month (NBDM). Established in 1969 by President Richard Nixon, NBDM encourages first-time and regular donors to make a difference in their communities by scheduling an appointment to give blood every January, and regularly thereafter.

TVA asks power consumers to voluntarily reduce electricity use during extreme temps
Posted: January 10, 2015

As the saying goes, every little bit counts when it comes to savings. This includes energy savings in a household and reducing electricity demand across a region.

Sunday 01/04/2015
Wedding expo to return to Ringgold Depot January 17
Posted: January 04, 2015

The Southern Charm Wedding Expo will return for its fourth year to the historic Ringgold Depot on Saturday, Jan. 17. The free event will be open to the public from noon until 4 p.m. and will feature many Chattanooga and northwest Georgia area wedding vendors and professionals.

Saturday 01/03/2015
Catoosa Chamber of Commerce to host annual passing of the gavel meeting
Posted: January 03, 2015

The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual passing of the gavel and retired and new member recognition ceremony Thursday, Jan. 8, from 11:50 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Colonnade in Ringgold. Guest speaker will be Ronda Rich.

Catoosa Farm Bureau makes donation to combat hunger
Posted: January 03, 2015

Catoosa County Farm Bureau members collected $250 in donations for the Georgia Food Bank Association during the statewide Harvest for All campaign coordinated by Georgia Farm Bureau.

Saturday 12/27/2014
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park proposes entrance fee increase
Posted: December 27, 2014

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is seeking input to discuss possible fee increases in 2015.

Sunday 12/21/2014
United Way ready to reach campaign goal thanks to companies like Propex
Posted: December 21, 2014

The annual community campaign for United Way in Walker, Catoosa and Dade Counties has reached $574,000, approximately 98 percent of its $585,000 goal.

Walker County organizations get “Round Up” grants
Posted: December 21, 2014

The North Georgia Electric Membership Foundation awarded over $153,000 in Operation Round Up grants to 37 charitable and nonprofit organizations throughout northwest Georgia. Although several of the organizations receiving grants serve residents of multiple counties, many recipient organizations directly serve Walker County.

Saturday 12/20/2014
Catoosa County organizations benefit from round up grants
Posted: December 20, 2014

The North Georgia Electric Membership Foundation awarded over $153,000 in Operation Round Up grants to 37 charitable and nonprofit organizations throughout northwest Georgia. Although several of the organizations receiving grants serve residents of multiple counties, many recipient organizations directly serve Catoosa County.

Walker County Farm Bureau recognized as finalist for state award
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 8:02 pm

Walker County Farm Bureau was recognized as one of the top county Farm Bureau programs in the state during the organization’s 77th annual convention held on Jekyll Island Dec. 7-9. The chapter was named a finalist for the McKemie Award, the highest honor a county bureau in the state can receive, in recognition of the activities it sponsored during the past year to promote agriculture. WCFB was one of nine county bureaus to be recognized as a finalist in the more than 2,180-member category. Mike Bunn is the WCFB president. Georgia Farm Bureau president Zippy Duvall (right) congratulates Walker County Farm Bureau president Mike Bunn.

Sunday 12/14/2014
Blood Assurance announces holiday hours
Posted: December 14, 2014

Blood Assurance, your regional non-profit blood center, would like to invite you to gift the gift of life this holiday season.

Catoosa Family Practice moves to Hutcheson on the Parkway
Posted: December 14, 2014

Hutcheson’s newest medical office, Catoosa Family Practice, moved locations and now offers convenient services at Hutcheson on the Parkway. Longtime area physician Steve Daugherty, and his physician assistant Dennis Kurz will continue to serve patients by appointment or walk-in.

Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club supports Stockings Full of Love program
Posted: December 14, 2014

The Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club continued its support of youth by presenting Catoosa sheriff Gary Sisk and Walker County sheriff Steve Wilson with a donation for the Stockings Full of Love program for each of their counties. Jim Coltrin, program chair, introduced each sheriff who spoke about their program and the great need met by the generous support of civic clubs, churches, businesses, schools and individuals. 

Downey joins First Volunteer Bank
Posted: December 14, 2014

First Volunteer Bank is pleased to announce that Lesa C. Downey has joined the bank as vice president and business relationship banker.

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