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Commission to vote on library’s financial future

The Catoosa County Library is looking for more control over its own purse strings. But first, the Catoosa County Commission, which approves library spending, will have to vote on it.

Tiger Creek named a Reward School

Tiger Creek Elementary School is being recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as a Title 1 High-Progress School Reward School.

Phase 6 of Fort Oglethorpe's West Chick Trail OK’d

Fort Oglethorpe is getting closer to completing the West Chickamauga Creek Multi-Use Trail.

Making Strides Wrestling is a success

William Venable’s mom has battled breast cancer three times. To help find a cure, the Ringgold resident, with Great South Wrestling Federation based out of Rockwood and Dunlap, Tenn., recently put on a Making Strides wrestling event for the American Cancer Society at the LaFayette Recreation Center.

Remembering Our Heroes scheduled for Oct. 24-25

World War II veteran Jackson Campbell, 90, of Chickamauga, is one of several veterans who will be recognized at “Remembering Our Heroes” Oct. 24-25 during a re-enactment and celebration benefiting the 6th Cavalry Museum.

County library seeking funding for upgrades

The Catoosa County Library has applied for money to improve the building.

‘Hee Haw’ skit sure to bring laughs to Alhambra Shrine

Alhambra Shrine is presenting a “Hee Haw” show Saturday, Oct. 4 by the Shrine Ladies Helping Hands.

Chambers Jewelers and Gemologist moves to Fort Oglethorpe

Chambers Jewelers and Gemologist has moved from Chickamauga to Fort Oglethorpe.

Joseph T. McConnell Park opens in Ringgold

Ringgold’s newest park is ready for the community to enjoy.

Catoosa County Development Authority hears updates

Catoosa County developments are on track as the county enters the fall season.

Catoosa County sets 2015 budget

While Catoosa County commissioners found wiggle room in their proposed 2015 budget, it wasn’t enough to avoid raising property taxes.

Fort Oglethorpe’s Casa Amigos hosts weekly specials

Fort Oglethorpe’s Casa Amigos is offering lots of specials to bring in the community.

Eagle Scout Nolan Smith builds wood-duck houses on Nature Trail

Even more nature could be in store for the Richard Taylor Nature Trail in Ringgold.

Ringgold now more optimistic about pedestrian bridge process

After publicly wondering over the status of the long-ongoing pedestrian bridge in downtown Ringgold, the City Council has good news. (Refer to previous coverage at

‘Hard Hats and High Heels’ to help Habitat for Humanity

Servers and officials — like Sheriff Gary Sisk — will don hard hats, crisp white shirts and bow ties and serve meals to guests at the upcoming “Hard Hats and High Heels” fundraiser.