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Friends Of The Park to host “National Treasure” event and barbeque

The Friends of Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park announced plans for the sixth annual “National Treasures” event. On Thursday, Aug. 28, between 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. the gates of Point Park will be open for a casual evening of celebration.

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Friday 08/15/2014
Tour will honor faces behind the monuments at Chickamauga Battlefield
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 8:59 am

Many of the monuments at Chickamauga Battlefield bear faces of soldiers standing ready to fight, to live, to die and to protect. Yet who were these faces? How did they come to be at Chickamauga Battlefield?

Wednesday 08/13/2014
“Little Mermaid” coming to Catoosa County Colonnade
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 10:43 am

Colonnade actors and actresses will take the stage this weekend and bring the story of “The Little Mermaid” to life. The cast will be performing the Broadway musical version of the 1989 movie, featuring songs well known and new.

Sunday 08/10/2014
Babbie Mason to perform at Peavine Baptist Church
Posted: August 10, 2014

The Women’s Ministry of Peavine Baptist Church invites the public to see Babbie Mason perform at Peavine Friday, Sept. 5. Light refreshments will be served at 6 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts promptly at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 per ticket and can be purchased at the church or by calling the church at 706-375-4721. Peavine is at 1089 Peavine Rd, Rock Spring, Ga. For more information, visit peavine.org.

Saturday 08/09/2014
St. Jude Rodeo returns to Ringgold
Updated: August 09, 2014 - 11:45 am

The 17th annual St. Jude Rodeo will ride again this evening at Yates’ Farm and Miller Arena in Ringgold.

Silent film, The General, comes to the Tivoli in Chattanooga to celebrate historic Wurlitzer organ
Posted: August 09, 2014

2014 could be called “The Year of the Pipe Organ” in Chattanooga, Tenn. July 1, the historic Austin Organ at the Municipal Auditorium celebrated its 90th anniversary concert, thanks to the Chattanooga Music Club and now it’s time to feature the Tivoli Theatre’s Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ.

Friday 08/08/2014
Southern gospel's Florida Boys tonight in Ringgold
Updated: August 08, 2014 - 8:40 am

Southern gospel music quartet the Florida Boys will appear at Sacred Sounds Fridays on Friday, Aug. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot, corner of Depot Street and U.S. 41 in Ringgold for the Share America Foundation.

Thursday 08/07/2014
Benefit concert tonight in Ringgold
Updated: August 07, 2014 - 10:28 am

The third annual Send a Child to Camp benefit concert will be held at The Colonnade (on Benton Place campus off Battlefield Parkway at 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold) on today, Aug. 7, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the concert beginning at 7 p.m.

Saturday 08/02/2014
The Florida Boys will appear at the Ringgold Depot Aug. 8
Posted: August 02, 2014

The Florida Boys will appear at Sacred Sounds Fridays, August 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot at Depot Street and U.S. 41 in Ringgold, Ga. in a special concert for the Share America Foundation, Inc.

Walker County fair to host vegetable and flower shows
Posted: August 02, 2014

Walker County will have a County Fair on Friday through Sunday, September 12-14 at Mountain Cove Farms. The fair will last three days and it will include all the traditional “fair” attractions, including midway rides, entertainment, food/craft vendors, youth talent show, livestock shows, vegetable/flower shows and much more.

Thursday 07/31/2014
Bandy Center to open gallery at freight depot in Dalton
Posted: July 31, 2014

John Fowler believes a town the size of Dalton needs a museum with ever-changing displays highlighting the heritage and culture of Northwest Georgia, which is just what Dalton will have when the Bandy Heritage Center for Northwest Georgia at Dalton State opens a gallery in the freight depot downtown.

Wednesday 07/30/2014
Tommy Jett Entertainer's Reunion is Sunday in Ringgold
Posted: July 30, 2014

The 17th annual Tommy Jett Entertainer’s Reunion will be held at the historic Ringgold Depot on Sunday, Aug. 3, from 1-8 p.m.

Walker County author releases fifth book
Posted: July 30, 2014

Dennis Glaser, who grew up in Nebraska and now lives in rural Walker County, has written his fifth book, “The French Kiss-Off and Other Stories.”

Sunday 07/20/2014
“You Can’t Take It With You” coming to the Catoosa Colonnade
Posted: July 20, 2014

The play, “You Can’t Take It With You,” will take the Catoosa County Colonnade stage soon.

Friday 07/18/2014
Ringgold approves new theatre curtain and lighting system for Depot, raises rental rates
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 9:56 am

The city of Ringgold’s most popular landmark will be receiving some presentation upgrades, after the city council unanimously approved adding a theatre curtain and a new lighting system at the Depot to better the entertainment experience for its numerous events.

"Peter Pan Jr." opens tonight at the Catoosa Colonnade
Posted: July 18, 2014

· “Peter Pan Jr.,” the junior Broadway version of “Peter Pan,” will take the stage at the Catoosa County Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold today (July 18) at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 19, at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the play are $15 for adults; $12 for children/students/senior citizens (group rates are available).

Thursday 07/17/2014
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.

Actor/entertainer Randall Franks of Ringgold finds “Encouragement” in focus of latest book
Posted: July 17, 2014

Randall Franks of Ringgold said he seeks to inspire others to find the encourager within through his latest book series – Encouragers.

Tuesday 07/15/2014
“Peter Pan Jr.” coming to Catoosa County Colonnade this weekend
Posted: July 15, 2014

The Ever After Productions cast will perform the junior Broadway version of “Peter Pan” at the Catoosa County Colonnade in Ringgold. Shows will be July 18 at 7:30 p.m. and July 19 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Saturday 07/12/2014
Local mother and daughter offer art workshop in downtown Ringgold July 19
Posted: July 12, 2014

Artist Sandra Babb and daughter Jillanna Babb will offer a guided figure drawing workshop at Moon Haven Studio in downtown Ringgold. The workshop lasts from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, and is open to all levels. The studio is at 5 Legion Street in the Cleburn shopping center.

Thursday 07/10/2014
New school immunization requirements take effect
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 1:06 pm

New for the 2014-15 academic year, Georgia Department of Public Health Rule (511-2-2), requires all students born on or after Jan. 1, 2002, entering or transferring into seventh grade and any “new entrant” entering into 8th-12th grades in Georgia to provide proof of an adolescent pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccination (called “Tdap”) and an adolescent meningococcal vaccination (MCV4).

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