Katie Ward

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Bennett settles in at battlefield, plans upcoming events

New Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Superintendent Brad Bennett is happy to be at what he deems “the best park of them all.”

Final piece in puzzle secured for Ringgold canoe launch

With Lyndhurst Foundation’s most recent donation of $23,000, the city of Ringgold has all the money it needs for its Dragging Canoe launch project along South Chickamauga Creek at the city municipal park.

Ombudsman graduates students

Just as students are returning to school, 14 locals are celebrating their August graduation from the Advancing Education Center in Chickamauga.

Wyatt’s Cafe opens in former Chow House

Catlett community’s Wyatt’s Cafe is serving up Southern hospitality and good food in a western style setting.

Fort O Rare Coins celebrates one-year anniversary

A childhood trade ended up turning into a lifetime passion for Jim Miller. And a one-year — and counting — business venture.

Sacrifice Anniversary Singing brings 11 acts to Ringgold Depot

When Ringgold couple Lisa and Jimmy McClure lost their son, they managed to find comfort through singing.

Chickamauga plans to pave main thoroughfare

West 10th Street, which connects Crittenden Avenue to downtown Chickamauga, is cracking.

City of Ringgold hosts streetscape groundbreaking

Downtown Ringgold will soon take shape with the streetscape project on Highway 41.

GNTC Automotive Technology’s Peco trains future mechanics

It wasn’t too long ago — about twice the time it takes to complete an associate’s degree — that Trevor Gant completed the GNTC automotive program. Now he is training other GNTC automotive students. At age 23, the Ringgold resident is already the shop foreman at Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Richardson accepts GaDER Gold Award

Kevin Richardson’s job is like a big puzzle. A really big puzzle. He’s the school system transportation supervisor for Walker — the largest county in the state.

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