Rock Spring Elementary School principal Kandy Gilstrap donned a superhero outfit a month ago to reward students for good grades. As the school gears up for the county’s superhero-themed Relay for Life cancer benefit, she is again calling on her superhero powers.
Walker County Schools is adding five new Blue Bird buses to its fleet soon.
Johnny Cash played in a benefit to help LaFayette High School in 1970.
A large black wrestling ring towers above the crowd of 450 cheering fans.
It could be said that Hershel Anderson has the most accurate aim of anyone in the United States. He holds the national record in bull’s-eye shooting for hitting 159 out of 270 shots fired, garnering him 2,680 out of 2,700 possible points in the annual National Rifle and Pistol Matches.
Every child, every day, without exception.
BRA-VO! A Fashion Show celebrating life after breast cancer took the Track29 stage by storm April 6.
You may find Iron Fist shoes and Sourpuss clothing in the closet of a punk rocker, but you’ll definitely find it at Vintage Gypsy, a newly opened apparel and home goods store in Fort Oglethorpe.
The $3 million project to revamp LaFayette Road is hitting road blocks before even starting.
Click, shop, help. Every purchase made through Angie’s Gifts in Rossville helps local children.
Passpointe Engineering and landscape architect Greta DeMayo have been picked to lead the effort of turning Ringgold Recreation Complex into a park.
LaFayette McDonald’s Relay for Life McNight of Hope brought out the superhero in local school administrators and teachers.
What does a $1,350 prize-winning essay look like? A local Chattanooga Valley Middle School student knows, because he wrote one.
Some people collect stamps. Some collect wine. Comic books, coins — the list goes on. Ringgold resident Jane Heavener collects memories.
Dailey Hill Cemetery is going on lockdown.
Racing in BMX races from age 6 to 18, Ringgold Power Sport owner Bonnie Wagner found her love of outdoor sports early on.
Something old, something new. Something borrowed, something blue … and yellow, purple, lime green, orange and red.
Students often gather around Advanced Placement chemistry teacher Jack Leather at lunchtime or during breaks. Similar to Einstein, he seizes every moment as a teaching opportunity.
Every 38 seconds, someone is diagnosed with dementia.
Rossville City Council is applying for a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to rehab sewers on the north end of the city.
When Rossville Middle School students return from spring break, they will have access to three mobile computer labs of 30 iPad Minis each; one lab for each grade.
Lorena “Sweet Pea” Weaver dances, exercises and likes to stay on the go … at age 99.
Rossville’s VFW 3679 Post welcomes 100-plus bingo players, both veterans and civilians, weekly on Sunday and Monday nights.
While sitting in the North LaFayette Elementary School cafeteria, 8-year-old Skye Smith began choking on nachos.
Walking into the Chow House is like taking a step back in time to a western-movie set.
It might just be $1.50, but it adds up.
Three lives could’ve easily been lost. Instead, three are being honored.
Historic Southern cities like Savannah and Charleston greet entering motorists, cyclists and pedestrians with beautiful trees, flowers and plants. Chickamauga City Manager Micheal Haney plans to create a similar look for the approximate 100-yard entrance to historic Chickamauga.
Rossville Middle School is launching a TVA-sponsored Lego Robotics program this month. TVA officials visited RMS this week to donate money and supplies to help kickstart the program.
The diners looked up, startled, as the train they had just disembarked from to have breakfast sputtered to life and chugged out of the station — without even the crew, who was dining with them.
Rossville’s VFW Post 3679 welcomes 100-plus bingo players, both veterans and civilians, weekly on Sunday and Monday nights.
The audience members can’t help themselves. Some clap while others snap. The ground reverberates with their tapping feet.
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School College and Career Fair recently welcomed local and regional businesses, colleges and military recruiters.
Friday nights. Ringside action. Headlocks. Slams.
Quilts sewn with love are passed down from generation to generation.
With Northwest Georgia’s unemployment rate at 7.2 percent — higher than the national rate of 6.6 percent —the Walker County Civic Center is hosting the Northwest Georgia Career Expo Thursday, March 20.
Eighteen businesses are already enrolled in LaFayette’s recently unveiled Buy-a-Banner program, and seven more are expected to enroll soon.
One hundred new cancer cases are diagnosed every six months at Battlefield Imaging at Hutcheson on the Parkway in Ringgold.
Chickamauga Public Library’s new Chromebook computer lab is now open to the community. Gordon Lee Memorial High School students dual enrolled in Georgia Northwestern Technical College courses have already been making use of the 35 laptops purchased for $30,000 using Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax dollars.
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.
See Rock City Attractions President Susan Harris is sharing the secret to a successful business model.
“Scattered,” “chunked” and “covered” are words typically heard at Waffle House. But at the Fort Oglethorpe location, they often take on a different meaning.
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.
Like many who spend the weekend catching up on things, Catoosa County public school students will spend two additional days on instruction next year.
Walker County is considering connecting to a bicycle trail running from Cave Springs in Floyd County to the Silver Comet Trail in Polk County.
Catoosa County Schools is adding 20 minutes to the school day to make up for inclement weather days.
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.
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.
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.
When McConnell Park opens on Highway 41 later this spring, it will meld past and present, and not just through its namesake.