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Sheriff’s Office purchases nine new cars

Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk had hoped to buy 20 new police cars this year. Instead, he’s buying nine.

Intersection improvements near Heritage High, Middle schools one step closer

Relief is on the way for drivers used to sitting in traffic along Poplar Springs and Three Notch roads near Heritage Middle and Heritage High schools.

‘Superheroes Wanted’ in Relay for Life

One hundred new cancer cases are diagnosed every six months at Battlefield Imaging at Hutcheson on the Parkway in Ringgold.

Fort Oglethorpe Waffle House a hotspot for area veterans

“Scattered,” “chunked” and “covered” are words typically heard at Waffle House. But at the Fort Oglethorpe location, they often take on a different meaning.

McDowell brings out brilliance in students

Upon meeting Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School ninth-grader Deven Robinson, he’ll probably ask you what year you were born. Before you’ve had time to blink, he will have told you your age, what year you graduated from high school and what year you attended kindergarten.

Local First GA offers free marketing assistance

The World Wide Web, Facebook, Twitter. These are some of the many ways people — and businesses — connect with others these days. And it’s Danielle Phipps’ job to help businesses make connections with people.

Catoosa County BOE OKs 2014-2015 school calendar

Like many who spend the weekend catching up on things, Catoosa County public school students will spend two additional days on instruction next year.

Catoosa County adds time to school days

Catoosa County Schools is adding 20 minutes to the school day to make up for inclement weather days.

Charter debate continues in Fort Oglethorpe

It’s not over yet. Amendments to Fort Oglethorpe’s charter are still possible, but it’s unclear where they’ll come from.

Hutcheson appoints familiar faces to authority board

The nine-person board that runs financially struggling Hutcheson Medical Center will get one new face — and two familiar ones.

PLC recruiting runners for Graduation Day 5k

Two hundred ninety-eight thousand dollars. That’s how much a high school dropout costs the community they live in over the course of a lifetime, according to Performance Learning Center principal Dr. Lamar Brown.

CNA School of Calhoun opens on Battlefield Parkway

Vera Wolfe lost a son in an auto accident. Dustin was a sophomore at Gordon Central High School when he passed away. Then, she almost lost her nephew in a bicycle accident. For those two reasons, the Ringgold resident left the accounting world to enter the medical instruction pathway later in life.

Chickamauga Battlefield Museum & Relics holds authentic Civil War gear

What do a button, bullet and part of a harmonica have in common? If you’re standing inside the newly opened Chickamauga Battlefield Museum & Relics in Fort Oglethorpe, they’re all from the Civil War.

Catoosa Historical Society welcomes McConnell Park

When McConnell Park opens on Highway 41 later this spring, it will meld past and present, and not just through its namesake.

Catoosa County submits nominees for hospital authority

Instead of getting new blood on the board that oversees the financially troubled Hutcheson Medical Center, it’s looking like Catoosa County will wind up with two longtime board members and one newcomer.