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Catoosa Back to School Jam Aug. 16

The word of the day this Saturday is free — free haircuts, medical screenings, hot dogs, drinks and giveaways.

NCIC leaders are ‘Shining Stars’

School starts back Aug. 18 and Nourishing Children in Catoosa volunteers are gearing up to make snack packs for the organization’s first distribution Sept. 5. The packs provide youth with snacks for Friday afternoon through Sunday evening.

Ringgold raising millage rate

Public hearings to be held

Ringgold plans to raise its millage rate 3 percent, from 2.683 to 2.763 mils, netting approximately $16,000 more annually.

Send A Child to Camp benefit concert is Aug. 7

Dogwood Valley Baptist Bible Camp surrounds campers with positive mentors. This summer, four youth announced they want to be preachers.

Moon Haven Studio teaches belly dancing

If you’ve ever been to Portofino’s in East Ridge, you may have seen Jillanna Babb-Cheshul. If you did, you probably would’ve known it.

Hunt appointed to Catoosa County School Board

Gloria Hunt knows the ins and outs of education in Catoosa County Schools. A lifelong Catoosa County resident, she has been part of the process — as a student, teacher, parent and now as the newest member of the county School Board.

Ringgold Park Master Plan blueprint OK’ed

Passpointe Engineering President Jan Pass is working on color drawings for the Ringgold Recreation Park Master Plan.

Fort O raises rates for water, sewer

Residents of Fort Oglethorpe can expect to pay a little more when they open their next combined water and sewer bill.

Arms Around Ringgold comes to Oakwood’s Gateway Mall

Arms Around Chickamauga’s Oakwood Baptist main campus is adding an Arms Around Ringgold event this year.

Ringgold plans repairs for city water plant

Ringgold City Council is making plans to repair the clear-well water tank at the city water plant.

Local pools welcome summer crowds

With plenty of ways to cool off, lots of room for lounging and concessions galore, the Martha Denton Swimming Pool in Ringgold and the Arlene Crye Municipal Pool in Fort Oglethorpe are staying busy this summer.

Family Thrift Store opens in Fort Oglethorpe

Family Thrift Store owners Daniel Shoats and Krishna Maharjan are ready to welcome guests to their new Fort Oglethorpe store.

Taylor retires after 52 years with city of Ringgold

William Taylor began working on a farm in the third grade to house and feed his brothers, sisters and parents.

No tax increase for schools

After a tax increases last year from the school board and the county, Catoosa taxpayers may see a little relief this year.

Catoosa Family Collaborative eyes grant

Success in school starts long before a child enters kindergarten.