Tiger Creek Elementary School is being recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as a Title 1 High-Progress School Reward School.
Creighton’s Flower Shop is celebrating 72 years of business in Rossville. The shop opened in 1942 under the ownership of Bill and Gladys Creighton.
Lying in a hospital bed at Memorial Hospital after a heart attack three years ago, Dale Forrester, of Chickamauga, reassessed his life.
World War II veteran Jackson Campbell, 90, of Chickamauga, is one of several veterans who will be recognized at “Remembering Our Heroes” Oct. 24-25 during a re-enactment and celebration benefiting the 6th Cavalry Museum.
William Venable’s mom has battled breast cancer three times. To help find a cure, the Ringgold resident, with Great South Wrestling Federation based out of Rockwood and Dunlap, Tenn., recently put on a Making Strides wrestling event for the American Cancer Society at the LaFayette Recreation Center.
Gordon Lee High School Marching Band drum line instructor J.P. Gill says his bass line this year is the best ever.
Ringgold’s Georgia Winery is celebrating 31 years of Grape Stomping action Saturday, Oct. 4 from noon to 5:30 p.m.
Men wearing button-downs and top hats and women wearing hoop skirts will welcome people to Heritage Day at the Marsh House Saturday, Oct. 4.
LaFayette Elks Lodge No. 2018 is reopening the Rossville Bingo Hall Saturday, Oct. 4.
Thanks to Local Option Sales Tax the city of Chickamauga will continue its zero millage rate.
It is anticipated that 1,800 students from Catoosa, Dade and Walker counties will attend the third annual UR Choice/UR Destiny Teen Maze.
Alhambra Shrine is presenting a “Hee Haw” show Saturday, Oct. 4 by the Shrine Ladies Helping Hands.
Chambers Jewelers and Gemologist has moved from Chickamauga to Fort Oglethorpe.
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.
After 50 years without a fair, the Walker County Fair is making a comeback.
Fort Oglethorpe’s Casa Amigos is offering lots of specials to bring in the community.
Even more nature could be in store for the Richard Taylor Nature Trail in Ringgold.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Megan Kibble, 15, is known for her sky leaps, according to her dance instructor, Starmaker owner/Director Melissa Hall.
Rosewood Assisted Living, in Fort Oglethorpe, is celebrating National Assisted Living Week with community events.
Catlett community’s Wyatt’s Cafe is serving up Southern hospitality and good food in a western style setting.
Just as students are returning to school, 14 locals are celebrating their August graduation from the Advancing Education Center in Chickamauga.
When Ringgold couple Lisa and Jimmy McClure lost their son, they managed to find comfort through singing.
A childhood trade ended up turning into a lifetime passion for Jim Miller. And a one-year — and counting — business venture.
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.
New Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Superintendent Brad Bennett is happy to be at what he deems “the best park of them all.”
West 10th Street, which connects Crittenden Avenue to downtown Chickamauga, is cracking.
Downtown Ringgold will soon take shape with the streetscape project on Highway 41.
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.
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.
The numbers battle concerning the Rossville Library contines to wage on.
The city of Rossville is “headed in the right direction” when it comes to its finances, says Mayor Teddy Harris.
The new bright blue paint is eye-catching as one travels down Battlefield Parkway.
Starting this fall, Fort Oglethorpe Councilwoman Paula Stinnett and the city’s new Rosie the Recycler mascot will visit Fort Oglethorpe schools to promote the city’s Clean and Green campaign.
It’s taken three years, but Ringgold High School’s rebuilding after the devastating 2011 tornadoes is now complete.
Ringgold City Council is seeking answers on why the city’s pedestrian bridge is moving so slowly.
Rossville’s newly opened Leaping Liz’s Laptops was hopping with business for the recent tax-free weekend.
Linda Brooks is used to begging.
Asbestos has been discovered in Chickamauga Senior Center, which is undergoing renovations.
Ringgold’s Matt Bradford has taken playing with Hot Wheels cars to a whole new level — the national level.
Back flips, push-ups, squats, jumping jacks and crunches make up the night tumbling routine for Hot Shots All-Star Cheerleading of Fort Oglethorpe.
The word of the day this Saturday is free — free haircuts, medical screenings, hot dogs, drinks and giveaways.
School starts back Aug. 18 and Nourishing Children in Catoosa volunteers are gearing up to make snack packs for the organization’s first distribution Sept. 5. The packs provide youth with snacks for Friday afternoon through Sunday evening.
Public hearings to be held
Ringgold plans to raise its millage rate 3 percent, from 2.683 to 2.763 mils, netting approximately $16,000 more annually.
Dogwood Valley Baptist Bible Camp surrounds campers with positive mentors. This summer, four youth announced they want to be preachers.
If you’ve ever been to Portofino’s in East Ridge, you may have seen Jillanna Babb-Cheshul. If you did, you probably would’ve known it.