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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 community.timesfreepress.com/news/2014/aug/20/ringgold-city-council-seeks-answers-pedestrian-bri)

‘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.

Final piece in puzzle secured for Ringgold canoe launch

With Lyndhurst Foundation’s most recent donation of $23,000, the city of Ringgold has all the money it needs for its Dragging Canoe launch project along South Chickamauga Creek at the city municipal park.

Bennett settles in at battlefield, plans upcoming events

New Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Superintendent Brad Bennett is happy to be at what he deems “the best park of them all.”

Fort O Rare Coins celebrates one-year anniversary

A childhood trade ended up turning into a lifetime passion for Jim Miller. And a one-year — and counting — business venture.

Franks releases ‘Encouragers I: Finding the Light’

Randall Franks has met a lot of people in his life — a lot of the kinds of people that most would consider themselves lucky to have met even just one of. Like movie stars and music legends.

Sacrifice Anniversary Singing brings 11 acts to Ringgold Depot

When Ringgold couple Lisa and Jimmy McClure lost their son, they managed to find comfort through singing.

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