Local businessman Jeff Holcomb is spending days in the sweltering summer heat trying to garner support for his Georgia House District 3 run, by trying to meet as many voters as possible before the July 26 runoff election.
Former Catoosa County commissioner and local businessman Dewayne Hill is making his final campaign push to become the state representative of House District 3, which will be decided in a special runoff election Tuesday, July 26.
Catoosa County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted food service inspections at the following 16 establishments where food is served during the first two weeks of July 2016.
Tax incentives, proximity to major markets and business-friendly state and local officials were big factors in Washington Penn Plastics’ decision to invest more than $50 million in its Walker County plastics plant.
An attorney who made headlines after being shot when he broke into a Catoosa County home now faces additional charges in East Ridge, Tenn., for an altercation that occurred minutes before he was shot in Rossville.
Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) members who grow Bermuda grass hay are encouraged to enter the 2016 GFB Quality Hay Contest. Hay entered in the contest will be tested at the University of Georgia Testing Lab using the Relative Forage Quality (RFQ) Test, which predicts fiber digestibility and likely animal intake of hay.
A Tunnel Hill woman, who was arrested and charged with attempting to kill her husband in July 2013, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in Catoosa County Superior Court and now faces one year of probation.
After a couple of years of discussion, the city of Ringgold seems primed to begin seriously looking at creating a dog park in town so community members can have a nice outdoor place to take their pets.
The Catoosa County Health Department’s WIC (Women, Infants, Children) office will be holding the first of its two summer farmers’ markets from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 18, at the health department, 145 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. The second farmers market will be August 16.
The Riverfront Nights music series will carry the theme of Chattanooga Remembers during the series opener on July 16. It will be a continuation of the day of remembrance that Mayor Andy Berke and the city of Chattanooga will present on July 16 at 9:45 a.m. The Riverfront Nights memorial ceremony is in honor of Chattanooga's Fallen Five. Before the opening headliner at 7 p.m., Riverfront Nights will remember the five servicemen with a Manning of the Rail, Presentation of Colors, and the Star Spangled Banner.
Just inside the door of True Life Chiropractic in Fort Oglethorpe hangs a chalk board. Fancy red, white and blue letters invite patients to share the ways that chiropractic treatment has freed them to enjoy life more.
It’s been a rough couple of weeks for local law enforcement and the family of 43-year-old David Dewayne Abbott, who left his Fort Oglethorpe apartment on Wednesday, June 22, and hasn’t been heard from since.
Every second Saturday at 11:30 a.m. the Catoosa County Library, 108 Catoosa Circle, in Ringgold, invites the community to hear family-friendly stories told by local storyteller Kay Rose. The next three storytelling events will be Saturday, July 9; Saturday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Sept. 10, at 11:30 a.m.
Bluegrass performers the Mountain Cove Bluegrass will bring their talents to Sacred Sounds Fridays, July 8, 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. Also appearing will be pianist Ryan Stinson. Ticket donation is $6.
It’s been six months since life-long resident and former city council member Nick Millwood was elected mayor of Ringgold, a position he says has challenged him in a great way as he and the new council prepare to better the community for the future.
The Walker County Health Department’s WIC (Women, Infants, Children) office will be holding the first of its two summer farmers’ markets from 8 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, at the health department, 603 E. Villanow Street, LaFayette, Ga. The second farmers market will be August 3.
In honor of the five U.S. servicemen who lost their lives in Chattanooga, Tenn., July 16, 2015, Blood Assurance will be hosting a blood drive beginning Monday, July 11, through Saturday, July 16, at donor centers across the region. The local area location is at 2720 Lafayette Road, in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.