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Audia plant in Noble now hiring

With the completion of the Audia International plant on the horizon, the Georgia Department of Labor is helping the plastics manufacturer hire about 60 workers during a recruitment event next week.

Crane seeks to anchor help for local veterans

Serving in the U.S. Navy from 2004-2012, Erin Crane was trained to profile terrorists. She tracked financial patterns, habits and behaviors to try to anticipate any attacks both Stateside and in Italy, where she was stationed in Naples.

Paws Pet Supplies in Noble aims for purr-fect service

Iguanas hang upside-down in cages gazing into the eyes of prospective buyers. Fish swim in tanks along the walls. And dwarf hamsters nibble on food. It’s not a scene from “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective,” it’s Paws Pet Supplies in Noble. All creatures large and small can be serviced through the store’s selection of food and supplies.

New Covenant Baptist Church donates space to Rossville Reads charity

Rossville Reads Director Kelli Campbell is sorting books into clear plastic bins inside New Covenant Baptist Church.

RSES, RMS win LEGO Robotics awards at state competition

Walker County Schools boasts 22 LEGO Robotics teams, but Rock Spring Elementary School’s and Rossville Middle School’s stand out from the pack with recent big wins.

Walker may get $4.5 million back from Hutcheson

Hutcheson Medical Center officials have promised to pay Walker County millions, eventually.

McFriends Night a success for LaFayette Library Fund

The McDonald’s in LaFayette had a good turnout for McFriends Night.

Heritage Museum aims to showcase history of all local veterans

Civil War mini balls made out of mud sit atop the desk as spectators walk in. Civil War photographs in intricate cases sit beside the ammunition.

Check out LHS’ winning artists at Artrageous Antics April 11

LaFayette High School is drawing an abundance of attention for its program, with a handful of students receiving awards and recognition from various entities and levels.

Musician/songwriter Wilson makes it from LaFayette to Nashville

Starting off his music career 15 years ago, songwriter/musician Channing Wilson, of LaFayette, is recording with famous musicians in Nashville regularly now.

LaFayette contemplates social media presence

The city of LaFayette is looking to increase its presence online.

Coach Ellis again at helm of GLHS football program

Gordon Lee Memorial High School has a new award-winning football coach. Well, not new per se.

‘A Night at the Oscars’ to become annual event

The Family Crisis Center’s inaugural “A Night at the Oscars” mystery dinner fundraiser was a huge success, organizers say.

Vintage Base Ball League teams at Barnhardt Circle April 4

The crack of a bat and the ball is in the air. Sounds familiar. But there is a big difference.

Holistic Health Coach Hamilton dishing out health tips

Holistic Health Coach Rebecca Hamilton is a rare find for Northwest Georgia.