Rossville’s newly opened Leaping Liz’s Laptops was hopping with business for the recent tax-free weekend.
Linda Brooks is used to begging.
Asbestos has been discovered in Chickamauga Senior Center, which is undergoing renovations.
Ringgold’s Matt Bradford has taken playing with Hot Wheels cars to a whole new level — the national level.
Back flips, push-ups, squats, jumping jacks and crunches make up the night tumbling routine for Hot Shots All-Star Cheerleading of Fort Oglethorpe.
The word of the day this Saturday is free — free haircuts, medical screenings, hot dogs, drinks and giveaways.
School starts back Aug. 18 and Nourishing Children in Catoosa volunteers are gearing up to make snack packs for the organization’s first distribution Sept. 5. The packs provide youth with snacks for Friday afternoon through Sunday evening.
Public hearings to be held
Ringgold plans to raise its millage rate 3 percent, from 2.683 to 2.763 mils, netting approximately $16,000 more annually.
Dogwood Valley Baptist Bible Camp surrounds campers with positive mentors. This summer, four youth announced they want to be preachers.
If you’ve ever been to Portofino’s in East Ridge, you may have seen Jillanna Babb-Cheshul. If you did, you probably would’ve known it.
Gloria Hunt knows the ins and outs of education in Catoosa County Schools. A lifelong Catoosa County resident, she has been part of the process — as a student, teacher, parent and now as the newest member of the county School Board.
Passpointe Engineering President Jan Pass is working on color drawings for the Ringgold Recreation Park Master Plan.
Arms Around Chickamauga’s Oakwood Baptist main campus is adding an Arms Around Ringgold event this year.
William Taylor began working on a farm in the third grade to house and feed his brothers, sisters and parents.
Family Thrift Store owners Daniel Shoats and Krishna Maharjan are ready to welcome guests to their new Fort Oglethorpe store.
Walker County Board of Education is banning the use of electronic or vapor cigarettes from school campuses within its jurisdiction.
Ringgold City Council is making plans to repair the clear-well water tank at the city water plant.
With plenty of ways to cool off, lots of room for lounging and concessions galore, the Martha Denton Swimming Pool in Ringgold and the Arlene Crye Municipal Pool in Fort Oglethorpe are staying busy this summer.
In the middle of the country with no surrounding businesses, Villanow Animal Clinic sits in an old fire hall building.
Twin Lakes Nursery in LaFayette is all about berries.
Mingling with former classmates at his recent Rossville High School Class of 1959 reunion, Rossville’s Charles Lusk was optimistic.
The second annual Arms Around Chickamauga event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. Twenty-four serving teams of 270 volunteers will pray and then fan out in the community.
Success in school starts long before a child enters kindergarten.
Several hundred motorcycles will rev their engines in memory of Jan Blevins during the July 26 joy ride that will honor her legacy.
Formerly located in East Ridge for more than two decades, Blalock’s Gym is settling into its new location in Fort Oglethorpe.
Seventy-nine million Americans — or one in three — have pre-diabetes.
People escaped to the tropics with the Georgia Winery’s second annual Luau Wine Fest June 28.
Jimmy Coppinger began canoeing at age 20 when he ordered his first canoe from a Sears catalogue. Since that time, he has traveled down rivers in Florida and Illinois and locally down the Sequatchie River, the Tennessee River and Sugar Creek.
What do you typically do on Monday nights? Chances are it doesn’t involve going to city council meetings.
The Rossville Downtown Development Authority will no longer have a paid director, said Mayor Teddy Harris.
Motorists in downtown Ringgold may soon see one-way signs for portions of South Depot and Cotter streets.
The city of LaFayette’s Freedom Festival hosted a large crowd.
Hutcheson on the Parkway’s Fuller Cancer Center welcomes all to its Community Health Fair Thursday, July 10 from 4-7 p.m.
Five thousand doors. That’s how many Battlefield Baptist Church members plan to knock on in Fort Oglethorpe this summer. Called “Taking the Battle to the Battlefield,” the initiative is about the battle to win souls.
Gina Hatler rides her horse Cujo weekly in preparation for the next Nooga Barrel Racing Club race at Doug Yates Farm in Ringgold.
John Culpepper has devoted his life in service to the city of Chickamauga and has brought much to the city in that time.
Ever seen a horse, giraffe and Dachshund dog at church? That’s the norm at the Cowboy Church Clown Ministry of LaFayette.
Independence calls for a celebration, and the city of LaFayette welcomes all to its Freedom Festival Friday, June 27.
The Gordon-Lee Mansion welcomed a tent full of guests from all over Walker County to the One-Walker meeting June 17.
Come July 1, the Internet service Catoosa County Public Library provides the community will be five times faster.
Just like the roadway that runs in front of it, Joy Carpet has seen many changes during its 40 years.
It’s not often that someone can truly call themselves the No. 1 fan. But Ringgold couple Johnny and Maxie Maxwell can.
Project planning for growth in Catoosa, Walker
Thrive 2055 is planning to see a big boom in growth in Catoosa County with a smaller boom in Walker County over the next 40 years, according to Thrive 2055 Communications and Outreach Coordinator Maggie Neff.
Ladies of all ages waved paddles, clapped and cheered during the recent Crossroads Unity Family Park’s bachelor auction.
Camp New Dawn is enrolling campers for its 17th summer running.
The city of Chickamauga not only lost a mainstay business with last summer’s closing of Crystal Springs Printworks, it lost a big customer.
Walker County Board of Education is celebrating the success of the pilot Reading Recovery program at Cherokee Ridge Elementary School.
Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club is celebrating its 60th anniversary in June.
The sound of hammers and drills has replaced those of guitars and keyboards at Acoustic Cafe in Ringgold.
Horses roam on the 183-acre Trails End Ranch, awaiting visitors to take on a ride along local trails.