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County residents protest tax hike

One public hearing remains

Catoosa County, Ga.’s, proposed property tax increase had several taxpayers asking for a tightening of the government’s belt in a public hearing last Thursday night that boiled down to political ethics over dollars.

Final piece in puzzle secured for Ringgold canoe launch

With Lyndhurst Foundation’s most recent donation of $23,000, the city of Ringgold has all the money it needs for its Dragging Canoe launch project along South Chickamauga Creek at the city municipal park.

Bennett settles in at battlefield, plans upcoming events

New Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Superintendent Brad Bennett is happy to be at what he deems “the best park of them all.”

Fort O Rare Coins celebrates one-year anniversary

A childhood trade ended up turning into a lifetime passion for Jim Miller. And a one-year — and counting — business venture.

Franks releases ‘Encouragers I: Finding the Light’

Randall Franks has met a lot of people in his life — a lot of the kinds of people that most would consider themselves lucky to have met even just one of. Like movie stars and music legends.

Sacrifice Anniversary Singing brings 11 acts to Ringgold Depot

When Ringgold couple Lisa and Jimmy McClure lost their son, they managed to find comfort through singing.

City of Ringgold hosts streetscape groundbreaking

Downtown Ringgold will soon take shape with the streetscape project on Highway 41.

County taxes going up

Public hearings soon

Catoosa County taxpayers are expected to pay less money toward schools and the state government next year. But those decreases are offset by a jump in local government taxes — and then some.

Express Oil Change undergoes renovations

The new bright blue paint is eye-catching as one travels down Battlefield Parkway.

Stinnett and ‘Rosie the Recycler’ promote recycling in Fort O

Starting this fall, Fort Oglethorpe Councilwoman Paula Stinnett and the city’s new Rosie the Recycler mascot will visit Fort Oglethorpe schools to promote the city’s Clean and Green campaign.

Ringgold High completes rebuild with new art wing

It’s taken three years, but Ringgold High School’s rebuilding after the devastating 2011 tornadoes is now complete.

Ringgold City Council seeks answers on pedestrian bridge construction delay

Ringgold City Council is seeking answers on why the city’s pedestrian bridge is moving so slowly.

Fort O sets millage rate

Fort Oglethorpe residents can expect to pay roughly the same amount in city property taxes for 2015 as they did for 2014.

Catoosa leaders want to create a new court

Catoosa County’s law enforcement leaders want to create a new court next year.

Matt Bradford gets technical

Ringgold’s Matt Bradford has taken playing with Hot Wheels cars to a whole new level — the national level.

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