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.
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.
Hutcheson on the Parkway’s Fuller Cancer Center welcomes all to its Community Health Fair Thursday, July 10 from 4-7 p.m.
The city of LaFayette’s Freedom Festival hosted a large crowd.
John Culpepper has devoted his life in service to the city of Chickamauga and has brought much to the city in that time.
Gina Hatler rides her horse Cujo weekly in preparation for the next Nooga Barrel Racing Club race at Doug Yates Farm in Ringgold.
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.
Walker County Board of Education is celebrating the success of the pilot Reading Recovery program at Cherokee Ridge Elementary School.
The city of Chickamauga not only lost a mainstay business with last summer’s closing of Crystal Springs Printworks, it lost a big customer.
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.
Ladies of all ages waved paddles, clapped and cheered during the recent Crossroads Unity Family Park’s bachelor auction.
Horses roam on the 183-acre Trails End Ranch, awaiting visitors to take on a ride along local trails.
Camp New Dawn is enrolling campers for its 17th summer running.
Fort Oglethorpe’s bowling alley building is being demolished along LaFayette Road.
Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care is raising funds to start an off-leash dog park in the city of Ringgold. City Council members said they are open to the idea, especially since CCAC plans to fund it.
At just 8 months old, Isaak York of Ringgold has done something most people haven’t — had open heart surgery.
Carolyn Summers is the oldest living resident in Walker County. Born May 7, 1907, she just celebrated her 107th birthday.
Ridgeland High School teacher/Co-Mathematics Department Chair Scott Harden is being recognized as the Walker County Distinguished Teacher of the Year.
The city of Rossville may soon allow the pouring of beer and wine in restaurants within the city.
Blueberries await locals who want to pick their own at the Sims Family Farm in Ringgold. Many people stopped by often to pick and purchase strawberries in May, said Sims Family Farm co-owner Janet Sims. With strawberry season wrapping up, blueberries should be ready to pick in early June.
Heritage High teacher Bonny List says even though student Alex Ware battles Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a disease that causes muscle degeneration, he does not let it hold him back from achieving great things.
LaFayette High School Future Farmers of America will break ground on a 50-by-160-foot barn this summer.
Cirque Motion jugglers, a German Wheel stuntman, clowns and Chattanooga Aerials acrobats put on a circus to entertain Chickamauga Elementary School students and Gordon Lee High School alumni May 23.
Imagine meeting your father for the first and only time for just 15 minutes.
Fort Oglethorpe’s NewTrend Graphics is celebrating one year in business this spring.
Matt Acklen had a busy week leading up to Memorial Day. While most people were winding down thinking of their long weekend, he was smoking almost 1,000 pounds of pork.
Downtown Ringgold is becoming a bicycling destination thanks to the help of local Boy Scouts.
Organizers expect a crowd of 15,000 people at the 38th annual 1890’s Day Jamboree in downtown Ringgold Friday and Saturday, May 23-24.
Ladies clapping and cheering and men strutting their stuff onstage in uniform to “It’s Raining Men” and “Let’s Hear it for the Boy.” No, it’s not a nightclub, it’s a bachelor auction.
Virtual reality recently came to life inside a Lakeview Middle School computer lab.
“I needed someone to read to me. My mentor read to me.”
Ringgold’s Crossroads Unity Family Park is in the planning stages.
The Battle of LaFayette exhibit inside John B. Gordon Hall is open to the public in May and June.
Tate Publishing is publishing “Please Stop Licking the Window” Second Edition this spring.
Fairview’s Louise Nash is not what you might picture when you think of a 100-year-old lady.
Walker County Board of Education Facilities and Operations Director Chris Jones is waiting on state approval for his updated five-year plan. WCBOE has already approved the system-wide maintenance plan.
New to LaFayette Square, Charlie’s Cafe is already becoming a popular local lunch spot.
Five thousand people will migrate to downtown LaFayette for music, food, crafts and fun for all ages at the fourth annual Music On the Square May 17 from 9 a.m. to midnight. Grammy Award winner Marty Stuart takes the stage at 9 p.m.