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On Saturday, Sept. 18, there will be activities for the whole family in downtown Chickamauga. The Chickamauga Yesteryear Festival will be run from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Come dressed in vintage clothes, ride the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Train, enjoy arts and crafts, carriage rides, vintage tractors and military vehicles.

  • Sept. 9th, 2010  |
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John Perricone was the keynote speaker as the Chickamauga City School System began preplanning for the 2010-2011 school year.

On Aug. 9, the Friends of Chickamauga Public Library will host the “Mystery at the Nightmare Office Party,” performed by the Vaudeville Café. Tickets are $20 and include dinner and the show. This event will be at 6:30 p.m. in the gardens of the Gordon Lee Mansion. Tickets can be purchased at the Chickamauga Public Library.

The Chickamauga Public Library is looking for old pictures of scenes of Chickamauga from 1900 through 1999.

The City of Chickamauga has announced that the construction of the 2.8 miles of sidewalks will be starting within the next two weeks.

On June 3, the Chickamauga City School System was represented by Randy Barker, Clay Crowder, Benny Ashley, Kristen Bradley, Jenny Vowell, Tommy Vowell, Peyton Vowell, Joni Kyths and Connie McDaniel at “A Vision for Public Education in Georgia,” an initiative to transform public education in Georgia.

The Chickamauga Public Library will have several activities during July.

Chickamauga City School student David McDaniel and Gordon Lee High School student Taylor Shook produced the illustrations for the book “My House is A Greenhouse” by local author Joan Jones. A copy of the book is in the Chickamauga Public Library.

The Chickamauga Public Library will have several activities during June. On June 10 at 10 a.m., a program by renowned storyteller and author Donna Washington is scheduled. On June 15 from 3:30-5:30 p.m., a program by professional cartoonist and illustrator James Lyle is on tap.

Anna Logan, a second grader at Chickamauga Elementary School, was recently named a Young Georgia Authors 2010 State Winner.

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