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County library seeking funding for upgrades

The Catoosa County Library has applied for money to improve the building.

‘Hee Haw’ skit sure to bring laughs to Alhambra Shrine

Alhambra Shrine is presenting a “Hee Haw” show Saturday, Oct. 4 by the Shrine Ladies Helping Hands.

Chambers Jewelers and Gemologist moves to Fort Oglethorpe

Chambers Jewelers and Gemologist has moved from Chickamauga to Fort Oglethorpe.

Joseph T. McConnell Park opens in Ringgold

Ringgold’s newest park is ready for the community to enjoy.

Catoosa County Development Authority hears updates

Catoosa County developments are on track as the county enters the fall season.

Catoosa County sets 2015 budget

While Catoosa County commissioners found wiggle room in their proposed 2015 budget, it wasn’t enough to avoid raising property taxes.

Fort Oglethorpe’s Casa Amigos hosts weekly specials

Fort Oglethorpe’s Casa Amigos is offering lots of specials to bring in the community.

Eagle Scout Nolan Smith builds wood-duck houses on Nature Trail

Even more nature could be in store for the Richard Taylor Nature Trail in Ringgold.

Ringgold now more optimistic about pedestrian bridge process

After publicly wondering over the status of the long-ongoing pedestrian bridge in downtown Ringgold, the City Council has good news. (Refer to previous coverage at

‘Hard Hats and High Heels’ to help Habitat for Humanity

Servers and officials — like Sheriff Gary Sisk — will don hard hats, crisp white shirts and bow ties and serve meals to guests at the upcoming “Hard Hats and High Heels” fundraiser.

Fort O to hold special election for appointed council seat

Must qualify Sept. 8-10

Fort Oglethorpe is set to hold a special election to fill the City Council seat left vacant by ousted councilman Charles Sharrock in November 2012.

Heritage student selected to Rockettes two years running

Megan Kibble, 15, is known for her sky leaps, according to her dance instructor, Starmaker owner/Director Melissa Hall.

Rosewood Assisted Living hosts community cookout, talent show

Rosewood Assisted Living, in Fort Oglethorpe, is celebrating National Assisted Living Week with community events.

Catoosa County reviews 2015 budget

Catoosa County Recreation Department Director Chris Simpson used to have 10 employees, but that was several years ago, before the economic downturn.

County residents protest tax hike

One public hearing remains

Catoosa County, Ga.’s, proposed property tax increase had several taxpayers asking for a tightening of the government’s belt in a public hearing last Thursday night that boiled down to political ethics over dollars.