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‘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.

Fort O to hold special election for appointed council seat

Must qualify Sept. 8-10

Fort Oglethorpe is set to hold a special election to fill the City Council seat left vacant by ousted councilman Charles Sharrock in November 2012.

Heritage student selected to Rockettes two years running

Megan Kibble, 15, is known for her sky leaps, according to her dance instructor, Starmaker owner/Director Melissa Hall.

Rosewood Assisted Living hosts community cookout, talent show

Rosewood Assisted Living, in Fort Oglethorpe, is celebrating National Assisted Living Week with community events.

Catoosa County reviews 2015 budget

Catoosa County Recreation Department Director Chris Simpson used to have 10 employees, but that was several years ago, before the economic downturn.

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.