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Catoosa County Republican ballot contains school questions

Should Catoosa County school board races be partisan and held in November? And should the school superintendent be elected directly by voters — instead of hired by the school board?

Catoosa County hosts rabies clinics April 26, May 3

Catoosa County residents can bring their pets for cheap rabies shots Saturday, April 26 and May 3.

Catoosa mourns Probate Judge Gene Lowery’s passing

Catoosa County Probate Judge Gene Lowery died last week at a hospital in Calhoun from melanoma, a type of skin cancer that started on his foot and had spread throughout his body.

LMS and Rosewood play Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny found his way to children at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger and Children’s Home/Chambliss Shelter thanks to the help of Lakeview Middle School students and residents of Rosewood Assisted Living in Fort Oglethorpe.

Spring in bloom at the Flower Cart in Fort Oglethorpe

Working as a floral designer for the past 25 years, the Flower Cart manager Charlotte Hickman has seen her share of happiness. And sadness.

Environmental Summit welcomes two Heritage students

Heritage High School junior Dinah Carlton and sophomore Jared Burns are two of 12 students selected to attend the third annual Environmental Summit April 28-29 being hosted by Rock City, Ruby Falls and Chattanooga Coca-Cola.

Town hall meeting highlights Catoosa’s prevention initiatives

In less time than it takes to watch your favorite TV show, a person dies from a prescription drug overdose.

Get your lawn ready for spring

With the final frost of winter long gone, it’s time to get the garden and yard ready to bloom. Randall Stamps, assistant manager of Holcomb Garden Center in Fort Oglethorpe, lists a few things to keep in mind as the season develops. Beyond just making sure you water your plants in the morning before it gets too hot, these tips will take your garden to the next level, he said.

Catoosa County BOE hears Stakeholder-Driven Strategic Plan

Every child, every day, without exception.

Ringgold gun maker aims for accuracy

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.

Vintage Gypsy ready to rock your wardrobe

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.

LaFayette Road revamp hits snags

The $3 million project to revamp LaFayette Road is hitting road blocks before even starting.

New Fort Oglethorpe council member to be appointed

After 16 months of being short a council member, the Fort Oglethorpe City Council may soon have all its seats filled.

Ringgold advances plans for new park

Passpointe Engineering and landscape architect Greta DeMayo have been picked to lead the effort of turning Ringgold Recreation Complex into a park.

Dailey Hill Cemetery under lock and key

Dailey Hill Cemetery is going on lockdown.

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