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County taxes going up

Public hearings soon

Catoosa County taxpayers are expected to pay less money toward schools and the state government next year. But those decreases are offset by a jump in local government taxes — and then some.

Express Oil Change undergoes renovations

The new bright blue paint is eye-catching as one travels down Battlefield Parkway.

Stinnett and ‘Rosie the Recycler’ promote recycling in Fort O

Starting this fall, Fort Oglethorpe Councilwoman Paula Stinnett and the city’s new Rosie the Recycler mascot will visit Fort Oglethorpe schools to promote the city’s Clean and Green campaign.

Ringgold High completes rebuild with new art wing

It’s taken three years, but Ringgold High School’s rebuilding after the devastating 2011 tornadoes is now complete.

Ringgold City Council seeks answers on pedestrian bridge construction delay

Ringgold City Council is seeking answers on why the city’s pedestrian bridge is moving so slowly.

Fort O sets millage rate

Fort Oglethorpe residents can expect to pay roughly the same amount in city property taxes for 2015 as they did for 2014.

Catoosa leaders want to create a new court

Catoosa County’s law enforcement leaders want to create a new court next year.

Matt Bradford gets technical

Ringgold’s Matt Bradford has taken playing with Hot Wheels cars to a whole new level — the national level.

Hot Shots Cheerleading produces All-Stars

Back flips, push-ups, squats, jumping jacks and crunches make up the night tumbling routine for Hot Shots All-Star Cheerleading of Fort Oglethorpe.

Catoosa Back to School Jam Aug. 16

The word of the day this Saturday is free — free haircuts, medical screenings, hot dogs, drinks and giveaways.

NCIC leaders are ‘Shining Stars’

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.

Ringgold raising millage rate

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.

Send A Child to Camp benefit concert is Aug. 7

Dogwood Valley Baptist Bible Camp surrounds campers with positive mentors. This summer, four youth announced they want to be preachers.

Moon Haven Studio teaches belly dancing

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.

Hunt appointed to Catoosa County School Board

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.

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