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Tuesday 08/26/2014
Georgia Winery donates funds from Luau to Ringgold Rotary Club
Posted: August 26, 2014

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.

Monday 08/18/2014
United Way’s “Stuff the Bus” benefits Catoosa County Communities in Schools
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 4:31 pm

United Way in Walker, Catoosa and Dade Counties invites the community to donate to the Stuff The Bus school supply drive to equip Catoosa County public school students and teachers for education success.

Saturday 08/16/2014
Jason Long State Farm in LaFayette hosts first annual school supply drive
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 8:53 am

Jason Long State Farm began its first school supply drive for Gilbert, Naomi, North LaFayette, LaFayette Middle and LaFayette High Schools.

North Georgia Electric hosts 78th annual membership meeting
Posted: August 16, 2014

North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (NGEMC) welcomed a crowd of about 2,000 people to its 78th annual membership meeting, on Aug. 7, at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center.

Catoosa Habitat for Humanity recognizes Holcomb Garden Center for contributions
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 8:55 am

Habitat for Humanity of Catoosa County thanked Holcomb Garden Center for their Partnership in 2013, donating their expertise, hard work, products and time with the Habitat Way beautification project. 

First night time farmers market in Lookout opening at The Crash Pad
Posted: August 16, 2014

The Lookout Farmers Market will kick off a new market location with a grand opening ceremony and ribbon cuttings on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. at The Crash Pad at 29 Johnson Street, just off Main Street.

Thursday 08/14/2014
Walker Chamber celebrating members with county fair appreciation event
Posted: August 14, 2014

The Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host a county fair themed membership appreciation luncheon on Friday, Sept. 12 at the Walker County Agricultural Center from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday 08/13/2014
Temporary trail closures on Lookout Mountain Battlefield
Posted: August 13, 2014

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising the public that portions of the Lookout Mountain trails will be temporarily closed on Monday, Aug. 18, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. In case of inclement weather, work will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 19. During this closure the park will replace a chain-link fence at the base of the Ochs Museum inside Point Park.

Sunday 08/10/2014
Local Lions Club members attend district cabinet meeting
Posted: August 10, 2014

On Saturday, August 2, the Chattanooga Valley Lions Club attended the district cabinet meeting for Georgia’s District 18-L. Eleven members traveled to Cartersville, Ga., for the meeting, participating in a public relations training, along with several other breakout sessions for officers and leaders.

Thursday 07/31/2014
Georgia labor department to host job training recruitment in Dalton Aug. 5
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 11:24 am

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will host a special recruitment for job seekers who qualify for OJT, a federal “on-the-job” training program to help get unemployed workers back into the labor force. The recruitment will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dalton Career Center, 1460 Chattanooga Ave. in Dalton, Ga.

Saturday 07/26/2014
Fort Oglethorpe council recognizes LFO high school decathlon team
Posted: July 26, 2014

The Fort Oglethorpe City Council recognized the L.F.O. High School academic decathlon team. The 2013-2014 team competed in 10 events with all nine members participating in every event. They won the Div. II state championship and the overall state championship in Atlanta on March and competed in the national championship in Honolulu in April.

United Way volunteer center requests day of local proposals
Posted: July 26, 2014

If you represent a nonprofit organization in Catoosa, Dade or Walker Counties, please consider submitting a project proposal for the United Way Volunteer Center’s 25th Annual Day of Caring.

North Georgia Electric seeks “Operation Round Up” grant applicants
Posted: July 26, 2014

North Georgia Electric Membership (NGEMC) Foundation announced that nonprofit charitable and civic organizations that serve the seven counties in the NGEMC service area may apply online for Operation Round Up grants through August 31.

Friday 07/18/2014
Applications now being accepted for 2014-15 Walker County Chamber adult leadership class
Posted: July 18, 2014

The Walker County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Adult Leadership Walker County Class.

Thursday 07/17/2014
Walker leadership alumni dinner scheduled for Aug. 21
Posted: July 17, 2014

The Adult Leadership Walker County Task Force invites the public to attend the 2014 Adult Leadership Walker County Alumni Dinner featuring keynote speaker Mark Butler, Georgia commissioner of labor, at the Walker County Civic Center on Thursday, August 21 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Battlefield Farmer’s Market in LaFayette to host fundraiser Aug. 9
Posted: July 17, 2014

Tickets are on sell for the Battlefield Farmer’s Market’s second annual “Farm to Table” fundraiser dinner at the Walker County Agricultural Center, which will be on August 9 at 7 p.m.

Local winery hosts Luau Wine Fest to raise funds for Ringgold Rotary Club
Posted: July 17, 2014

The Georgia Winery would like to thank everyone who attended the second annual Luau Wine Fest on June 28. With an attendance of 300 people they raised $830 to donate to the Ringgold Rotary Club. The donation will go toward helping the Ringgold community. They would also like to thank those who helped make this event a success, Catering by Alan, Joe Nabors, Energemata Poi, Chattanooga Acroyoga, Moon Haven Studio, Milele Roots, Hooper’s Bazaar, King of Pops, Track 29 and the Ringgold Rotary Club. For more information about the Ringgold Rotary Club or to donate, visit rotary.org.

Tuesday 07/15/2014
Axiom Laboratories acquires Metaugus Inc. in Cedartown
Updated: July 15, 2014 - 4:43 pm

Newnan, GA –  Axiom Laboratories, a subsidiary of Axiom Nutraceuticals, announced it has acquired Metaugus, Inc., a supplement manufacturing facility located in Cedartown.

Saturday 07/12/2014
Bluff Trail reopens on Lookout Mountain Battlefield
Posted: July 12, 2014

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising a portion of the Bluff Trail that was closed February 10, is now open for public use. The park,in partnership with Wild Trails, developed a project to repair a washout of the trail that formed approximately three fourths of a mile north of Sunset Rock.

Local Dodge dealership to host fundraiser with Heritage High School boosters
Posted: July 12, 2014

Heritage High School will host a Dodge booster club fundraiser as part of the band preview night being held in the school parking lot at 3960 Poplar Springs Road on Thursday, July 31.

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