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Run for the Wall picks ups riders in East Brainerd

Rolling Thunder Chapter 2 Tennessee President Kenney Hensley is leading a pack of 12 of the chapter’s 50 members on a tribute motorcycle ride to Washington, D.C.

Late Roy McDonald inducted into Central High Hall of Fame

Roy Exum is keeping the memory of his late grandfather, founder of the Chattanooga Free Press Roy McDonald, alive.

North Georgia tourism is on the rise

Tourism is rebounding in the state of Georgia. And 6th Cavalry Museum Executive Director Chris McKeever hopes to hop on board — and expand on it locally.

New owner putting mark on All Things Personalized

All Things Personalized in Fort Oglethorpe has a new owner. And he is already busy screen printing ball team uniforms by the hundreds.

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.

Georgia Winery blowing the lid off renovations

In 32 years in business, Georgia Winery’s Tasting Room has seen a lot of use.

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.

GMEA Music Educator of the Year is RHS’ Christian

Ringgold High School Band Director Robin Christian is the top band director in the state of Georgia. Georgia Music Educators Association recognized him for “outstanding merit in teaching by music educators whose service to students, the community and the profession is exemplary.”

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.

RUMC sponsoring school in Haiti, hosting benefit April 20

Belinda Crisman served as principal of Boynton Elementary School for 15 years. Now, she is the coordinator for teacher’s leadership effectiveness and student enrollment for Catoosa County Schools. She also uses her expertise in school administration to help train school teachers in Haiti.

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