Katie Ward

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Chickamauga planning road improvements

The city of Chickamauga plans to repave 3,000 feet of roadway in the city for an estimated $55,000.

Steps 2 Hope steps up again to help local veteran

Steps 2 Hope Executive Director/Founder Mark Wilson says Jason Smith may have lost both legs and suffered significant damage to both arms and hands, but his spirit is still intact. So, the local nonprofit organization is going to help him rebuild his future through the upcoming Jason’s Journey Benefit being held at the Ringgold Depot.

Shockley to speak at annual FCA Banquet March 3

While playing football at the University of Georgia, DJ Shockley found support through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Gordon Lee High students give sneak peak at prom fashions

The flash of cameras wasn’t the only link between journalism and fashion at a local fashion show. Gordon Lee Memorial High School recently hosted a prom fashion show to benefit its journalism program.

Phibbs Sports Bar hosting a benefit for Fort Oglethorpe’s Eli McNew

Rock Spring’s Phibbs Sports Bar and Grill is rolling out the red carpet for Fort Oglethorpe’s Eli McNew, 10. A benefit for Eli is being hosted at Phibbs Saturday, Feb. 28 starting at 7 p.m. The Brody Johnson Band will take the stage at 9 p.m. All $5 entry fees will be donated to Eli for medical care.

Ringgold CVB partnering with DDA

The Ringgold Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is partnering with the Ringgold Downtown Development Authority.

GLHS plans to announce new football coach this week

Gordon Lee High School Athletic Director Shonn Weldon is interviewing potential football coaches. He plans to make the official announcement some time this week on who the new coach will be.

Bobcats cheerleaders headed to national competition

For the first time ever, Georgia Northwestern Technical College is heading to nationals. The Bobcats Cheerleaders squad qualified for the NCA/NDA Collegiate Cheer and Dance National Championship coming up April 8-12 in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Battle of the Badges draws lots of blood donors for Catoosa

Last week, several community members gave blood for the first time, and some for the first time in years.

Georgia Girl Guides takes people to the center of the earth

Christine “Pebbles” Rose and Amy “Tiny” Ward are ready to take people on local caving adventures. The pair started Georgia Girl Guides after working together for the Georgia State Park Service.

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