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Saturday 12/13/2014
Lafayette Woman’s Club makes a donation to Primary Healthcare for lice kits
Posted: December 13, 2014

The Lafayette Woman’s Club presented Primary HealthCare with a check for over $300 to be used to buy lice kits for local families in need.

Sunday 12/07/2014
6th Cavalry Museum commemorates 70th anniversary of Patton Prayer
Posted: December 07, 2014

Send holiday greetings to family and friends this year while also commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge and General George Patton’s famous Patton Prayer.

Saturday 12/06/2014
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park announces road closures in 2015
Updated: December 06, 2014 - 2:01 pm

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising the public that road closures for a pending project will begin in February 2015, and continue through June 2015. The road closure will be completed using three phases of construction.

Wednesday 12/03/2014
Georgia Northwestern secures grants for adult education
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 2:01 pm

Georgia Northwestern’s department of adult education secured $8,700 in grants to help pay GED testing fees and transportation costs for many adult learners across Northwest Georgia.

Bissell Pet Foundation awards $2,500 to Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 10:37 am

The Bissell Pet Foundation will award $2,500 to the Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care (CCAC) to support their spay/neuter efforts. Funds will provide at least 83 low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for dogs and cats.

Tuesday 12/02/2014
Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce partners with Stocking Full of Love
Posted: December 02, 2014

The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Catoosa County sheriff’s department and Stocking Full of Love program has a goal of collecting 500 toys by Thursday, Dec. 11.

Thursday 11/20/2014
Catoosa Chamber of Commerce to celebrate Small Business Saturday Nov. 29
Posted: November 20, 2014

The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce announced its participation in the fifth annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29, to support independent businesses in Catoosa County.

Wednesday 11/19/2014
Walker County Chamber of Commerce now accepting small business of the year nominations
Posted: November 19, 2014

The Walker County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the “2014 Small Business of the Year.” Winner of this award will be recognized at the chamber's annual dinner in January 2015.

Blood Assurance announces new hours
Posted: November 19, 2014

The Blood Assurance donor center, 2720 Lafayette Road, in Fort Oglethorpe, began new hours on Monday, Nov. 17. The new hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The donor center is in the yellow building next to Sear’s Shoe Store.

Tuesday 11/11/2014
Heartland Therapeutic Programs Arcade hosts grand opening at Orange Grove Center
Posted: November 11, 2014

The Orange Grove Center, 615 Derby Street, in Chattanooga, Tenn., cut a new ribbon on Friday, Oct. 31, to mark the official opening of the Heartland Therapeutic Programs Arcade for research.

Tailgate-a-Palooza generates over 42,000 cans of food
Posted: November 11, 2014

First Volunteer Bank’s Tailgate-a-Palooza generated 42,034 cans of food that benefited 15 food banks. In Catoosa County more than 6,898 cans of food were dropped off at the bank’s offices for Christ Chapel. Those cans translate to 5,404 meals provided. Nearly 200 community banks submitted nominations for this year’s program. First Volunteer was one of five community banks nationwide receiving the honorable mention service award.

Walker County Farm Bureau hosts farm and city tour
Posted: November 11, 2014

Walker County Extension and Walker County Farm Bureau worked together recently to host a farm/city tour. Through the event, 18 local businessmen and women spent an afternoon touring local farms and visiting with the farmers, discussing the products they grow.

Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations for business awards
Posted: November 11, 2014

The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the annual awards. Please submit nominations for:

Thursday 11/06/2014
Georgia Farm Bureau celebrates Farm-City Week Nov. 21-27
Updated: November 06, 2014 - 4:52 pm

Do you enjoy a t-shirt and a good pair of blue jeans? You’re in a great place. Georgia farmers produce nearly two 480-pound bales of cotton per acre. One bale contains enough cotton to make 215 pairs of blue jeans or 1,217 men’s t-shirts.

Rhinehart Farms recognized by Walker County Farm Bureau
Updated: November 06, 2014 - 2:31 pm

Rhinehart Farms was recognized during the Walker County Farm Bureau annual meeting held on Thursday, Oct. 2. They were recognized for outstanding support for Walker County Farm Bureau and agriculture in the classroom.

Ridley Family Farm presented J.C. Pope award by Walker County Farm Bureau
Updated: November 06, 2014 - 2:31 pm

The Walker County Farm Bureau held their annual farmer membership meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Walker County Ag Center with close to 100 farmer and family members present.

Walker County pharmacist recognized by medical society
Posted: November 06, 2014

The Walker Catoosa Dade Medical Society has met monthly since 1956 to consider items of healthcare provision for the people of North Georgia.

Wednesday 11/05/2014
Holmes Clothing considered landmark in Cedartown
Updated: November 06, 2014 - 9:40 am

Holmes Clothing, located at 235 Main Street, will celebrate 120 years in 2015.

Tuesday 11/04/2014
National Park Service celebrates new public access on Moccasin Bend
Posted: November 04, 2014

The National Park Service and the Friends of Moccasin Bend National Park invite the public to help celebrate the opening of newly accessible federal property within the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District on Hamm Road in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Chickamauga Park offers programs on Moccasin Bend Battery
Posted: November 04, 2014

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to participate in two free programs at Moccasin Bend National Archeological District on Saturday, Nov. 8.

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