The position of interim county manager has been offered to Billy Beckett.
The $5,000 the Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club is spending to assist in Fort Oglethorpe Recreation Department ball field upgrades could have a big payoff for the city.
Local business owners Wes and Kelia Williams work in low-income housing, trailer parks, apartments and car dealerships. They noticed the children around them needed things, so they started collecting coats, shoes and school supplies.
Ringgold is on the path to have 10 new libraries — Little Free Libraries.
Ringgold Tiger Sharks’ 118-member swim team has a new head coach in Jackson Parker.
When the tornadoes swept through in 2011, it wounded the roof of a local veteran. Even after paying a contractor working in the area after the storm, there was still much work to be done.
Apple Barrel Antiques and More now offers quality, affordable, re-purposed antiques, says co-owner Mary Hensley, though the Fort Oglethorpe store still sells tomatoes for the local citizens who used to frequent the store when it was a produce place.
The North Georgia YMCA has big summer plans. In addition to serving more than 20,000 meals through its Y Without Walls program, the Y is launching Mobile Fit in conjunction with its popular summer feeding program, which serves about 500 meals a day.
After shaving nearly $40,000 off the potential cost, the 6th Cavalry Museum’s renovations are a go. During a recent Catoosa County Commission meeting, commissioners approved a bid from Stanley Richardson of Dalton. His total of $98,500 includes adding handicap accessible bathrooms, chair lifts and other items to bring the two-story building into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Ringgold City Council originally earmarked $150,000 to spend on renovating Patriot Hall. However, it has been determined that more money is needed.
Wednesday, June 24 is Catoosa County Manager Mike Helton’s last day at the county’s helm. He submitted his resignation several weeks ago, having decided to step down in order to return to a career in law enforcement.
Mike Helton, who resigned two weeks ago as Catoosa County manager, is taking a $50,000 paycut to solve crimes for a living. He will join the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office as a detective toward the end of the month.
Wi-Fi is being installed along Nashville Street by Ringgold Telephone Company.
One day shy of the bill’s final due date, Comcast paid the city of Chickamauga $13,583 in back pole fees.
A desire for cleaner energy is fueling a new kind of gas station in Ringgold.