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U.S. Army All-American Bowl welcomes Heritage High musician David Yun

Heritage High School senior band member David Yun is one of 125 marching band and color guard members countrywide to be selected for the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. In addition to “the highest honor a high school marching band student can receive,” Yun will receive an all-expenses paid trip to San Antonio, Texas, to rehearse for and perform in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl’s halftime Jan. 3, 2015.

Gaming for Kitties fundraiser offers 24 hours of video games

North Georgia Animal League volunteer Lonnie Henderson, of LaFayette, wants to help homeless cats.

Ringgold hears lots of citizen requests for indoor pool

Ringgold Councilman Nick Millwood says the young competitive swimmers in the city need a local indoor pool to practice. Swimmers like Ringgold resident Charles Lancaster’s son travel to Dalton, Baylor School, McCallie School and Ooltewah to practice swimming in the winter.

Catoosa Citizens’ and Veterans’ Memorial presents awards

Catoosa Citizens’ and Veterans’ Memorial Foundation Board has presented its annual awards to veterans and other patriotic citizens.

Sunnyside Baptist Church hosting Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 9

Sunnyside Baptist Church may have burned down in early October, but the church is still thriving and meets Sundays in the former Don Lolo’s Mexican Restaurant building on North Main Street in LaFayette.

Chickamauga’s Crystal Springs Smokehouse preps for Thanksgiving rush

Chickamauga’s Crystal Springs Smokehouse is celebrating its 11th year in business under current owners Lamar and Donna Jones and preparing for its biggest week of the year: Thanksgiving.

GNTC offers GeorgiaBest

GeorgiaBEST, a Georgia Department of Labor initiative, is now being implemented in the Adult Education Program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. BEST stands for Business Ethics Student Training, and is a series of classes that teaches workplace soft skills and concepts.

Showcase Catoosa presents three businesses with awards

Showcase Catoosa 2014 hosted numerous businesses inside the Colonnade in Ringgold.

DND 2 Sales/The One Store now open at Gateway Mall

Don Sharp Sr. has been buying and selling merchandise for 25 years, so he recently opened The One Store at Gateway Mall.

Red light coming to Chapman Road, Highway 41 intersection in Ringgold

Former county manager Jim Callaway says the intersection of Chapman Road and Highway 41 is a safety concern.

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