Katie Ward

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125th anniversary Blue and Gray BBQ Arts/Crafts Festival and BBQ Cook Off Sept. 20

It’s been 125 years since Union and Confederate soldiers reunited on the grounds of the Gordon-Lee Mansion in friendship. In true Southern fashion, food was involved — barbecue.

Walker County Fair returns Sept. 12-14

After 50 years without a fair, the Walker County Fair is making a comeback.

Fort Oglethorpe’s Casa Amigos hosts weekly specials

Fort Oglethorpe’s Casa Amigos is offering lots of specials to bring in the community.

Eagle Scout Nolan Smith builds wood-duck houses on Nature Trail

Even more nature could be in store for the Richard Taylor Nature Trail in Ringgold.

Ringgold now more optimistic about pedestrian bridge process

After publicly wondering over the status of the long-ongoing pedestrian bridge in downtown Ringgold, the City Council has good news. (Refer to previous coverage at community.timesfreepress.com/news/2014/aug/20/ringgold-city-council-seeks-answers-pedestrian-bri)

‘Hard Hats and High Heels’ to help Habitat for Humanity

Servers and officials — like Sheriff Gary Sisk — will don hard hats, crisp white shirts and bow ties and serve meals to guests at the upcoming “Hard Hats and High Heels” fundraiser.

Cornelison gets ready to harvest apples on Lookout

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. For 78-year-old Charles Cornelison and his wife Becky, who’s one year his junior, it’s more like 135 apple … trees.

Susan Wells to give up School Board for Family Connection

Though Susan Wells is retired from teaching, she still has a heart for children and families. In addition to serving as Walker County School Board chairwoman, she works as the Coordinator for Walker County Family Connection.

Project Search launches at LaFayette High School

Rachel Cannon, a student at LaFayette High School, has cerebral palsy. But that isn’t slowing her down, especially when it comes to preparing for a job after high school.

Heritage student selected to Rockettes two years running

Megan Kibble, 15, is known for her sky leaps, according to her dance instructor, Starmaker owner/Director Melissa Hall.

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