On Aug. 7, Kids 4 Christ volunteers gave away 240 book bags filled with supplies during its annual Back 2 School Blast. The Blast was attended by 327 kids and adults, who were not only given book bags, but also enjoyed carnival-type games.
Saul Raisin is announcing the fourth annual Raisin Hope Foundation Ride. Raisin, a Dalton native, suffered a traumatic brain injury in a crash while racing professionally in Europe in 2006.
Walker County Commissioner Bebe Heiskell will be the featured speaker at this month’s Walker County Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon on Tuesday. She will present the “State of the County” address.
A Health Mind & Body Expo is set for Saturday, Aug. 28, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the NorthWest Georgia Trade & Convention Center.
Over the last seven years, hundreds of local at-risk children have been given free book bags and school supplies during Back 2 School Blast at Kids 4 Christ in LaFayette. Last year, 274 book bags and supplies were distributed, and this year's event is expected to be even bigger, with plans to hand out at least 350 free bags.
Join us in Dalton on Friday for the First Friday Gallery Hop. Amazing local and regional art will be on display at the Creative Arts Guild, Kellie Smith Design Studio, Studio 11 and Michael's Fine Arts & Framing.
The newest addition to the annual Georgia Cup Cycling Series will be the Dalton Grand Prix Criterion Race.
The Marsh Warthen House is an example of Walker County's dedication to preserving history.
The Downtown Dalton Saturday Market is an open-air market that takes place every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Dalton Green Park, next to the Whitfield County Court House on Selvidge Street.
The fourth Downtown Dalton Cruise-In of the year will be today from 5-10 p.m.
The Walker County Board of Education has honored this year's 2010 Distinguished Teachers from each school.
On July 10, Gregg Ellis, a member of the Carter Hope Center executive board and a recovering addict, will try to duplicate the elements of an outdoor Ironman Triathlon — 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and a 26-mile running marathon — while indoors.
LaFayette Freedom Festival returns back to the downtown recreational center on Friday, July 2.
The Creative Arts Guild’s Yard Sale continues today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 520 W. Waugh St. The outdoor yard sale will be on the Bernice Spigel Pavilion, will indoors there will be formal wear for sale. All proceeds benefit the Guild’s Scholarship Program. For more information, call 706-278-0168.
Come have lunch at the Battlefield Farmers’ Market, which has begun the third season of its "Monday Markets" in downtown LaFayette. The hours are Mondays from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The park is located in the 300 block of North Main Street. Monday's Market will run until Aug. 30.