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Ringgold downtown Junk Market and Sidewalk Sale April 18-19

Ringgold’s Downtown Partners invite the community to enjoy the annual Ringgold citywide Junk Market and Sidewalk Sale, April 18 and 19. Vendors will open doors from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Wednesday 03/05/2014
Catoosa Library hosts Affordable Health Care info and enrollment event, March 17
Updated: March 05, 2014 - 11:17 am

Vincent Spann, Northwest Georgia ACA navigator will conduct a free informational event, March 17, in the community meeting room of the Catoosa County Public Library on 108 Catoosa Circle in Ringgold.

Wednesday 02/26/2014
Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club makes plans for 60th anniversary celebration
Updated: February 26, 2014 - 1:07 pm

Catoosa County’s premiere service club, the Kiwanis Club of Fort Oglethorpe, will celebrate its 60th anniversary in June 2014. Leonard Fant, a club member for over 50 years is chairing the celebration and needs the community’s input and help.

Wednesday 02/19/2014
Ringgold Telephone Company warns of solicitation scam
Updated: February 19, 2014 - 3:59 pm

Ringgold Telephone Company (RTC) announced they are receiving reports from some customers regarding fraudulent calls from individuals claiming to be collections agents for RTC. These individuals are demanding immediate payment for past due telephone bills.

Ga. officials to recruit workers for textile plant
Posted: February 19, 2014

CHATSWORTH, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting a recruitment event to fill hundreds of jobs at a textile manufacturing plant in northwest Georgia.

Monday 02/10/2014
Tennessee legislators threaten to withhold incentives if VW workers choose union
Updated: February 10, 2014 - 8:13 pm

The crusade by anti-union forces in Tennessee, including the state’s governor, is now as much a fight with Volkswagen management as with the United Auto Workers union.

City of Fort Oglethorpe council meeting for tonight (Feb. 10) cancelled due to weather
Updated: February 10, 2014 - 12:52 pm

Mayor Lynn Long of the City of Fort Oglethorpe announced the city council meeting scheduled for tonight, Monday, February 10, at 6:30 p.m. at 500 City Hall Drive in Fort Oglethorpe, has been cancelled due to weather concerns. The next regularly scheduled council meeting will be Monday, February 24, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday 02/01/2014
Gainesville plans to limit workers’ hours to comply with health care law
Updated: February 01, 2014 - 2:57 pm

Gainesville has begun limiting the number of hours part-time employees can work as a result of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate.

Friday 01/31/2014
UGA entomologist to speak to local beekeepers
Updated: January 31, 2014 - 3:52 pm

Whether you are new to keeping honeybees or have years of experience, there is a local group you may want to become a part of if you are interested in beekeeping.

Friday 01/10/2014
Shaw Industries converting Ringgold facility from rug to tile manufacturing
Updated: January 10, 2014 - 11:15 am

Shaw Industries announced it is exiting the area rug business and will convert the current Ringgold, Ga. rug facility into a new state-of-the-art luxury vinyl tile (LVT) manufacturing facility.

Wednesday 01/08/2014
New museum in Fort Oglethorpe features American Civil War
Posted: January 08, 2014

The Chickamauga Battlefield Museum & Relics is now open in Fort Oglethorpe, just north of the National Park Visitors Center at 3056 Lafayette Road. The museum features both a civil war collection and a variety of civil war relics, artifacts and books for sale.

The Pete Store unveils upgrades to North Georgia location
Posted: January 08, 2014

The Pete Store, LLC announced it has completed over $700,000 in upgrades to its Ringgold location. Upgrades include a 3,600 sq. ft. showroom to centralize service, sales and parts retail areas, a 15 percent increase in service capacity and a new driver’s lounge.

Ringgold native named “Public Citizen of the Year” by social workers association
Updated: January 08, 2014 - 11:42 am

Perrin J. Lance, a native of Ringgold, Ga., and the executive director of Chattanooga Organized for Action (COA), was named the 2013 National Association of Social Workers - Tennessee chapter statewide “Public Citizen of the Year.”

Catoosa County public library sets new hours
Updated: January 08, 2014 - 10:14 am

The Catoosa County Public Library began a new schedule of service hours, Jan. 2. Technology and staff training demands and the array of services needed by the public are increasing, according to the library staff, and the new schedule will allow the library to provide improved service to Catoosa County citizens.

Monday 01/06/2014
Shaw Industries to exit area rug business, converting Ringgold facility to luxury vinyl tile manufacturing
Posted: January 06, 2014

Shaw Industries announced today that it is exiting the area rug business and will convert the current Ringgold, Ga. rug facility into a new state-of-the-art luxury vinyl tile (LVT) manufacturing facility.

Wednesday 12/04/2013
Open house scheduled to discuss Graysville road project in Catoosa
Updated: December 04, 2013 - 11:37 am

A public information open house to discuss the Georgia Department Of Transportation’s proposed project for safety improvements at the intersection of State Route (SR) 3 and Graysville Road in Catoosa County is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 5 until 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Colonnade Civic Center, at 264 Catoosa Circle in Ringgold.

Wednesday 11/27/2013
Catoosa County: Border Pride
Updated: November 27, 2013 - 9:43 am

The term “bedroom community” can come across as a slight: Sure, people like to live here, but they must go elsewhere for employment or entertainment. In Catoosa County, just south of Chattanooga, folks have embraced the term and are turning it into a badge of pride.

Friday 11/15/2013
Fort Oglethorpe: Rosewood expansion nearing completion
Updated: November 15, 2013 - 6:50 am

The Rosewood at Fort Oglethorpe assisted-living community will double in size after the first of the year following the completion of its expansion project that has been under way since October 2012.

Thursday 11/07/2013
Sunday alcohol sales takes effect immediately
Updated: November 07, 2013 - 10:13 am

By Natasha Colbaugh

Friday 11/01/2013
Election day will determine SPLOST funding in Walker County
Updated: November 01, 2013 - 11:18 am

“Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs…. Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the signs?” was written by Canadian band Five Man Electric Band in 1970.

Thursday 10/31/2013
Forgey resigns as Hutcheson's Chief Executive Officer
Updated: November 01, 2013 - 1:25 pm

The Chairman of the Board for Hutcheson Medical Center announced that Roger Forgey has resigned as the hospital’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

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