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Hutcheson forum raises questions, but few answers

At the first of three court-mandated public forums for the Hutcheson Medical Center, what started as people sharing heartfelt stories turned into accusations against the hospital board members for not having a plan to save the hospital going forward.

U.S. Army All-American Bowl welcomes Heritage High musician David Yun

Heritage High School senior band member David Yun is one of 125 marching band and color guard members countrywide to be selected for the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. In addition to “the highest honor a high school marching band student can receive,” Yun will receive an all-expenses paid trip to San Antonio, Texas, to rehearse for and perform in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl’s halftime Jan. 3, 2015.

Gaming for Kitties fundraiser offers 24 hours of video games

North Georgia Animal League volunteer Lonnie Henderson, of LaFayette, wants to help homeless cats.

Ringgold hears lots of citizen requests for indoor pool

Ringgold Councilman Nick Millwood says the young competitive swimmers in the city need a local indoor pool to practice. Swimmers like Ringgold resident Charles Lancaster’s son travel to Dalton, Baylor School, McCallie School and Ooltewah to practice swimming in the winter.

Catoosa Citizens’ and Veterans’ Memorial presents awards

Catoosa Citizens’ and Veterans’ Memorial Foundation Board has presented its annual awards to veterans and other patriotic citizens.

Hutcheson foreclosure postponed

Public hearings approach

As Erlanger officials make plans to sell Hutcheson Medical Center’s property to the highest bidder to try to recoup $20.5 million it loaned the North Georgia hospital, Hutcheson and Catoosa County officials are arguing over Hutcheson’s failure to produce financial audits.

Showcase Catoosa presents three businesses with awards

Showcase Catoosa 2014 hosted numerous businesses inside the Colonnade in Ringgold.

DND 2 Sales/The One Store now open at Gateway Mall

Don Sharp Sr. has been buying and selling merchandise for 25 years, so he recently opened The One Store at Gateway Mall.

Red light coming to Chapman Road, Highway 41 intersection in Ringgold

Former county manager Jim Callaway says the intersection of Chapman Road and Highway 41 is a safety concern.

6th Cavalry Museum to become more accessible

Northwest Georgia is rich with military history, and the 6th Cavalry Museum in Fort Oglethorpe is a testament to that. The museum draws many visitors from far and wide — and from the surrounding area — to its exhibits and re-enactments.

Catoosa selected as Early Education Empowerment Zone

Will help students afford preschool

Just as “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” the first five years of a child’s life are said to be the most important in terms of development.

Electrolysis and Associates permanently removes hair

Electrolysis and Associates in Fort Oglethorpe owners Dee Jeffreys and her daughter Annie Massey specialize in permanent hair removal.

Rolling Thunder dedicates tree to POWs/MIAs

Rolling Thunder educates people about prisoners of war and those missing in action.

Ringgold seeks help installing flags

The city of Ringgold needs help installing flags downtown for Veterans Day.

Fort O ballot a box full of questions

That voters in Fort Oglethorpe will see two names on the ballot for City Council is clear. But what happens after the votes are tallied is not.

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