This is a partial list of some religious services and church activities being held in the area this Easter weekend.
The Walker-Catoosa Relay for Life may be held April 25 at a new venue, but its goal remains unchanged: finding a cure for cancer.
The Olympic games have historically been an effective way of bringing people from all corners of the world and all walks of life together. The Earl Brackin Band, a bluegrass group from Dalton, was invited to play at the Sochi Winter Olympics, and after a pit stop in Moscow, performed at the Winter Games this past February. Now back in the U.S., the group will perform a free concert Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Dalton State College in Goodroe Auditorium of Gignilliat Memorial Hall.
DALTON – Hamilton Medical Center’s (HMC) annual “For Her” women’s event will combine varied aspects of health and wellness with some pampering. The event is free.
The 2nd annual City of Lafayette Easter egg hunt is today at 11 a.m. (rain date April 19). The hunt for 12,000 filled Easter eggs (8,000 candy filled, 4,000 toy filled) will be at Joe Stock Park, 208 N. Main St., and will have children divided into five age groups. The Easter bunny will be on hand for photographs.
LaFayette’s second annual Easter egg hunt will be Saturday, April 12, at 11 a.m. (rain date April 19). The hunt will be at Joe Stock Park at 208 N. Main Street in Lafayette.
Beautiful springtime weather is forecast for Northwest Georgia this weekend with clear, sunny skies and daytime highs in the mid- to upper-70s today through Sunday. It is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors before thunderstorms make for a rainy Monday.
A host of students in red jackets brightened up the Catoosa County Board of Education meeting April 8. The students who attended the meeting have excelled in academics and received state championship titles for competitions held by FBLA, FCCLA and Skills USA.
No one knows for sure how many years Gordon Hospital has been involved in Gordon County’s Relay for Life, but most agree that it has been there since the beginning in 1994.
Back Alley Productions will present “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams at the St. Elmo Fire Hall, at 4501 St. Elmo Ave. in Chattanooga. Performances are scheduled for Thursday through Friday, April 10, 11 and 12 at 8 p.m. with a Sunday, April 13, matinee at 2:30 p.m.
Easter 2014 is a rarity because it will be observed by both Western Christian churches and Eastern Orthodox churches on the same date, Sunday, April 20.
The 2nd annual City of Lafayette Easter egg hunt will be April 12, at 11 a.m. (rain date April 19). The hunt for 12,000 filled Easter eggs (8,000 candy filled, 4,000 toy filled) will be at Joe Stock Park, 208 N. Main St., and will have children divided into five age groups. There will be prizes and the Easter bunny will be on hand for photographs.
If you’re not looking to binge on pork during the Third Annual BBQ, Boogie and Blues festival on April 25-26 in downtown Calhoun, grab your bicycle helmet and get ready to ride.
Tonight, the Young Professionals Council (YPC) of the Walker County Chamber of Commerce host their first After Hours 'Taco Night from 5:30-7 p.m. at Phibbs Sports Bar & Grill which is inside Fieldstone Farms on 96 Fieldstone Drive in Rock Spring. Everyone is welcome to this free event where 50-cent tacos will be served throughout the evening and acoustic musical entertainment will be provided by Dakota Williams.
Cartersville, GA, – Tellus Science unveiled its latest dinosaur fossil on Tuesday April 8, 2014: the skull from the most complete Triceratops skeleton ever found.
Tuesday, April 8
COMMUNITY · Today is the final day to register for a Mars District Pageant being held April 12 to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation. There is $35 registration fee with an additional $15 charge for those entering Miss Photogenic competitions. For information, contact Kami Gentry at 117 N. Chattanooga St., LaFayette, GAA 30728 or call 423-413-2451.
COMMUNITY · Author and Ringgold resident Karen Graham will hold several signing events for her newest children’s book, “Chloe’s Pet,” at the following locations in Ringgold. Today, she will be at Caffeine Addicts, 7819 Nashville St., from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Wednesday, April 2
There’s a rising star from right here in Polk County who looks to soar in the years ahead, and she’s only eight years old.
The Ringgold Playhouse will hold its next round of auditions on Sunday, April 6, and Monday, April 7, for its production of Larry Shue’s “The Foreigner.”