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County manager position advertised

The job for Catoosa’s new permanent county manager has been posted, but what the candidate will be paid is still up in the air.

Parade pays tribute to lives lost

Eighty vehicles from Catoosa and Walker counties, waving American flags, rode in memory of the fallen soldiers who were casualties of the recent shootings in Chattanooga.

Sheriffs Sisk and Wilson accept SFOL donations

While some people look forward to the arrival of fall, organizers of the Catoosa and Walker County Stocking Full of Love programs are looking even farther down the calendar.

Ringgold studying Akins Road, 2-A intersection traffic

The city of Ringgold is pulling Georgia Department of Transportation traffic counts for the intersection of Akins Road and Highway 2-A/Battlefield Parkway, in between the RaceTrac and former Bar-B-Q Corral.

Grumpy’s Mall celebrates grand-opening

For those looking for unique reclaimed items, a trip to Grumpy’s Antique Mall is like a trip to Santa’s workshop.

It’s Sew Time opens for business in downtown Ringgold

Although Kathy Graham moved from Maryland to Tennessee after retiring, she wasn’t interested in quitting working altogether.

Ringgold’s Barger Bridge now open

Barger Bridge in Ringgold is officially opening this week.

Ruby Hardin spices up salsa with homegrown ghost peppers

The Guinness Book of World Records calls the ghost pepper the world’s hottest pepper, but that does not deter Ringgold resident Ruby Hardin from growing them in her backyard to use in her homemade salsa.

Pediatric Dentistry opens up in Ringgold

Pediatric Dentistry is expanding with a new location in Ringgold. The local practice already has locations in Ooltewah and Cleveland, Tenn.

Fort Oglethorpe’s Winner’s Circle is full of fun year-round

With 4,000 square feet covered in black lights, glow-in-the-dark wall art and peek holes, the two-story fort-like area of Winner’s Circle in Fort Oglethorpe is a dark adventure land of laser tag. Youth at can pull on a laser pack, grab a laser gun and run into the fun.

Catoosa County to hold technology conference for teachers

Catoosa County School System professional learning specialist Ingrid Jones is currently enrolling teachers in the upcoming Catoosa County Public Schools Elementary Instructional Fair, a half-day conference for teachers, administrators and paraprofessionals.

Catoosa County to improve intersection at Poplar Springs, Three Notch roads

Project includes wider turning lane at Heritage High entrance

The Catoosa County School System is entering into an intergovernmental agreement with Catoosa County government for a project to improve the traffic flow at the intersection of Poplar Springs and Three Notch roads by adding wider turn lanes.

Catoosa elementary schools getting video cameras

When Catoosa County’s elementary school students return in the fall, they will be a little bit safer at school, says the district’s Director of Operations Doug Suits.

Ringgold Nature Trail tabled until July 13 meeting

Ringgold Vice Mayor Nick Millwood would like to see more momentum on the city’s Nature Trail, but the matter has been tabled until after Passpointe Engineering’s Jan Pass attends the July 13 City Council meeting.

Fort Oglethorpe welcomes two new businesses

Third-generation Fort Oglethorpe business owner Ryan Cook is hosting the grand-opening for his combination business CPR Cell Phone Repair and Smart Spark Vapor Wednesday, July 8, next door to Marshall’s. The public is invited to attend the festivities, but many have already utilized the business’ services.

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