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Finding Hope Fellowship Church launches in downtown Chickamauga

Todd Kyle has not had an easy life. An alcoholic drug addict, he spent years wandering the streets in Connecticut, Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee, living under overpasses and eating discarded food at food chains.

Stronghold Gaming opens in LaFayette

Extreme Gaming may have powered down, but Stronghold Gaming has taken its place, opening in downtown LaFayette. Business co-owners James Thompson and Marcus Waters bought the stock from Extreme Gaming that recently closed its doors.

Candidate qualifying dates approaching

The qualifying dates for city elections in Walker County is approaching.

Gordon Lee Memorial High renovations depend on state

After several community meetings, Chickamauga City School officials have decided to request state funding to rebuild the school’s main building.

Vietnam veterans gather in Fort Oglethorpe to share history

The History Company in Fort Oglethorpe, next to Chickamauga Battlefield, recently made for the perfect scene for a gathering of Vietnam veterans with memorabilia from their history in tow, an annual event known as The Gathering.

Christ First Church invites locals to “stand with Israel’ Aug. 27

Catoosa County’s Christ First Church is hosting “Standing with Israel” Aug. 27 at 7 p.m.

JJ Angelina’s looking for ‘beauty ambassadors’

JJ Angelina’s owner Angela Attardo is recruiting beauty ambassadors from local high schools through Sept. 1. Ringgold, Heritage and Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School female students are welcome to apply to win “VIP privileges” and discounts at the salon.

Methadone clinic planned in Ringgold

Ringgold Mayor Joe Barger says a methadone clinic may soon be built on Bookout Road.

Ringgold Digital Sign Committee to decide Aug. 31 whether and where to move the sign

The issue of whether to move the controversial digital sign in Ringgold was intended to be left to voters in the November election.

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is Aug. 29

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is featuring “Salad and Silhouettes” Saturday, Aug. 29.

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