The year 2026 — that is when the kindergartners Catoosa County Schools Superintendent Denia Reese visited recently at Woodstation Elementary will graduate.
Fort Oglethorpe’s Copy Cafe copies, prints, packs and ships from its new location at 1122 Battlefield Parkway, across from the Chick-fil-A.
Dragging Canoe, a preeminent war leader of the Cherokee in the Southeast, reigned from 1777-1792. He led a series of conflicts known as Chickamauga Wars.
A NASCAR driver’s team.
Boynton Elementary School Chorus is topping the charts lately with its YouTube version of “Listen to the Music.”
Chicken and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls, banana pudding and chocolate or vanilla cake. That’s what Catoosa County Senior Center’s 65 seniors had for their early Thanksgiving meal, courtesy of Catoosa County Commissioner Bobby Winters and his wife Judy, Nov. 20.
Georgia Winery general manager Jesse Taymore is busy stocking the shelves with “Holiday Cheer.”
As many local families are preparing to sit down for a Thanksgiving meal, local officials are already busy preparing for the next big holiday. Fort Oglethorpe and Ringgold have a long tradition of hosting Christmas parades, which are coming up in early December.
Fort Oglethorpe Downtown Development Authority is now identifying 69 vacant city buildings that can be filled through Opportunity Zone status, which the city is in the process of applying for.
Walker County Fire Department firefighters partner with Rock Spring Elementary School often for fire prevention education. Aside from teaching them fire safety tips and fire statistics, Fire and Life Safety Educator Capt. Traci Reece gets the firemen more involved in the school by letting RSES students adopt them.
Walker County Stocking Full of Love is gearing up to help children this holiday season through two more fundraisers.
Chickamauga City Manager Micheal Haney met with Orange Grove Recycling Center recently to discuss a possible partnership with them to pick up city recycling.
The new Goodlet Farm wedding venue in Rock Spring gives new meaning to the term “something old.”
Chickamauga’s Catherine McNally has a new title under her belt. The “No. 1 Trojan Fan of All Time” and “Mobile County [Ala.] Coach of the Year” is now also “Woman of the Year.”
The history of Chattanooga is entwined with that of Coca-Cola.
Sunday alcohol package sales and drinks of distilled spirits, beer and wine will now be available in Fort Oglethorpe.
Guns, coins and collectibles are all in a day’s work for Danny Moore.
Sacrifice. Giving back.
Decor Classics LLC in Ringgold brings expert interior design to residential and commercial establishments throughout the Southeast.
Ever After Productions, under the leadership of producer Jan Daigle with director Jonathan Humble, are bringing the beloved Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” to The Colonnade’s stage.
Regardless of what they’re aiming for — sport, friends, experience — students at Heritage High School have a new outlet: archery club.
Ringgold’s sidewalk master plan is moving forward.
An old-fashioned “Farmhouse Christmas” is celebrating its fourth season at Ringgold First Baptist Church Nov. 15-16.
SonShine Christian Store’s inventory could more appropriately be called “inspiration.”
When Fort Oglethorpe’s Josh Sosebee, 18, walks the halls of Life Care Center of East Ridge, he feels like a rock star because residents wave, shake his hand and want to chat.
As families prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, Christ’s Chapel Share and Care Mission in Ringgold is preparing to help those who need a helping of “blessings” this holiday season. The organization has 80 frozen turkeys for families in need for Thanksgiving.
One semester shy of the three-year anniversary of the April 2011 tornadoes, Ringgold High School principal Sharon Vaughn can look out her office window and see the final phase of reconstruction.
The stage is set for the Harvest Hope — with Bibles, baby supplies, nonperishable food, men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, dental and personal hygiene items, household paper products, tools, outdoor supplies, toys, gifts, books, games and furnishings.
Students at Gilbert Elementary School are finding out how fun learning can be through an assortment of new farming, engineering and technology advantages the school offers.
Catoosa County Teacher of the Year Kim Hayen was speechless as Heritage principal Ronnie Bradford and Catoosa County Schools Superintendent Denia Reese congratulated her with balloons, handshakes and smiles in the Heritage High School hallway with cameras rolling and flashes firing.
Oakwood Baptist Church is hosting the Chickamauga Harvest Festival Saturday, Nov. 2 to raise funds for the church’s Caring Missions Fund.
In order to help Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care in its efforts to reduce the number of homeless pets, New Heights Baptist Church is hosting a benefit yard sale Saturday, Nov. 2.
While Warrior Chase Smith is in recovery from three strokes, his fellow Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School construction students are building a ramp to welcome him home.
Carnival food, candy and lots of people in costume — typically 2,000-3,000 people — set the scene for the annual Scare on the Square in downtown LaFayette.
On the heels of a Downtown Development Authority meeting to help spur a Rossville resurgence comes the revival of an event to bring the community together and draw them downtown.
At age 22, Chris Sandy’s life was changed forever after quickly drinking four drinks and then hopping in the driver seat with a friend to take off to another party, a scenario many high schoolers likely know all too well.
The city of Chickamauga is recycling an old scenario — no recycling service.
Catoosa County resident Keith Kenney is creating a buzz at Catoosa County School Board meetings after reading off statistics from schooldigger.com.
The “Trojan Walk” — where the football team prepares to run through the archway onto Billy Neil Ellis Stadium — is looking better than ever.
Father Bill Williams, 55, is spending his first fall as the priest at St. Gerard Catholic Church — the sole Catholic church in Catoosa County.
As one might guess, “Showcase Catoosa,” coming to The Colonnade Tuesday, Oct. 29, is all about Catoosa County — its fashion, food and local wares.
Catoosa County School System Superintendent Denia Reese sets three performance goals annually.
Formerly known as Cedar Hill Baptist Church, Heritage Pointe Baptist Church is starting the new season with a new name and focus.
“Remembering Our Heroes” is celebrating its fourth fall of honoring military soldiers at the polo field on Barnhardt Circle, next door to the 6th Cavalry Museum in Fort Oglethorpe.
At the age of 17, Drew Lorenzo, who lives on the East Ridge/Catoosa County line, is already a professional. Having authored two books under the pen name Poppy Jackson, she is also an inspiration to many — both kids and adults — who dream of making a living doing what they love in a field that can be daunting for the most seasoned adult.
The Rock Spring United Methodist Church Prayer Quilt Ministry Team is presenting its latest creation, an Underground Railroad quilt, made with Civil War reproduction fabrics in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga.
In the early days of Chattooga Baptist Church, people walked barefoot to join in the singing and to listen to the preacher. When the people arrived, they washed their feet before entering the church to keep the dirt from the road outside, according to church historian Mary Brown, of LaFayette.
Nestled in the former Cookie Boss location on North Chattanooga Street, Wildflour Bakery is ushering in a sweet return of sugar fixes to the area.
The Catoosa County Library is welcoming its new Director Darla Chambliss, of Chickamauga, starting Oct. 1.
Walking inside Walker’s Oak and More Furniture store in Fort Oglethorpe is like traveling back in time.