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ROSSVILLE: ‘Wink’ Baker honored by school board

Former Rossville High football star and local businessman Jimmy Harold "Wink" Baker was recently honored by the Walker County Board of Education and Ridgeland High School.

CHICKAMAUGA: Yesteryear Festival/War Between States Day

On Saturday, Sept. 18, there will be activities for the whole family in downtown Chickamauga. The Chickamauga Yesteryear Festival will be run from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Come dressed in vintage clothes, ride the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Train, enjoy arts and crafts, carriage rides, vintage tractors and military vehicles.

CHICKAMAUGA: Gordon Lee scheduling student conferences

Gordon Lee High School is currently scheduling conferences for seniors, their parents and guidance counselors.

ROSSVILLE: Panthers dedicate new football field

The Ridgeland Panthers dedicated their new synthetic football field installed by Dalton-based AstroTurf on Friday night.

ROSSVILLE: Special election on Sept. 21 to fill council seat

The City of Rossville will hold a special election on Sept. 21 to fill the seat of Councilman Nathan Bain, who died at his home on July 21 at age 73 after a fight with stomach cancer.

CHICKAMAUGA: Football season is upon us

The Gordon Lee High School 2010 football schedule is: Aug. 27. Dade County. Away; Sept. 17. Walker. Away; Sept. 24. Bremen. Home; Oct. 1. River Ridge. Away; Oct. 8. Mt. Paran. Away; Oct. 15. Mt. Zion. Homecoming; Oct. 22. Bowdon.

ROSSVILLE: Lunch program a huge success

A combined effort between the Chattanooga Area Food Bank, Walker County Teen Resource Center, City of Rossville and Walker County Schools to feed children during their summer vacation has been a success.

CHICKAMAUGA: Success Academy teaches values

The City of Chickamauga has participated in the Northwest Georgia Youth Success Academy this summer. Participants in the program ranged in age from 16 to 18 and the ones who worked at the city of Chickamauga were Collin Burriss, Camein Carter, Jesse Clayton, Brandon Steele and Tessah Woodall.

CHICKAMAUGA: Mystery program at library

On Aug. 9, the Friends of Chickamauga Public Library will host the “Mystery at the Nightmare Office Party,” performed by the Vaudeville Café. Tickets are $20 and include dinner and the show. This event will be at 6:30 p.m. in the gardens of the Gordon Lee Mansion. Tickets can be purchased at the Chickamauga Public Library.

ROSSVILLE: Karate program for ages 8-18

The City of Rossville and the Walker County Teen Center are partnering to offer a youth karate program for ages 8-18.

ROSSVILLE: Rossville Masonic Lodge holds fundraising car show

The Rossville Masonic Lodge No. 397 is continuing its support of Ridgeland High School.

CHICKAMAUGA: Library looking for city scenes from 1900-99

The Chickamauga Public Library is looking for old pictures of scenes of Chickamauga from 1900 through 1999.

CHICKAMAUGA: Sidewalks project kicking into gear

The City of Chickamauga has announced that the construction of the 2.8 miles of sidewalks will be starting within the next two weeks.

ROSSVILLE: Coaches needed for football/cheerleading

A meeting for prospective coaches for Rossville Athletics football and cheerleading will be held at 7 p.m. on July 12 in the Rossville Athletic Center at 500 Williams St.

CHICKAMAUGA: ‘Vision for Public Education in Georgia’

On June 3, the Chickamauga City School System was represented by Randy Barker, Clay Crowder, Benny Ashley, Kristen Bradley, Jenny Vowell, Tommy Vowell, Peyton Vowell, Joni Kyths and Connie McDaniel at “A Vision for Public Education in Georgia,” an initiative to transform public education in Georgia.

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