Community News - Catoosa

Catoosa County Commission approves budget increase, raises property tax

Published Sep. 7 2016

Last week, the Catoosa County Commission voted 4-1 to approve a $1 million increase in the budget, raising property taxes...

Monthly Rockabilly Fiesta is a hit at La Adelita

Published Sep. 7 2016

Come the first Saturday of every month, Ringgold Mexican restaurant La Adelita takes on a festival flair. It's not the...

Catoosa Parks and Rec looking into rec leagues

Published Aug. 31 2016

Some Catoosa County parents say sports leagues in the area operate on a 'good ol' boy' system that lacks accountability...

City moving forward on Ringgold Recreation Complex upgrades

Published Aug. 31 2016

With a $1.1 million bid and a four-phase plan in place, the city of Ringgold is ready to move forward...

Catoosa County Schools adopts charter system for 2016

Published Aug. 17 2016

With state-mandated changes kicking in this year in regards to how school districts receive and manage funding from the state,...

Ringgold-based band Smith & Wesley returning home for free show [video]

Published Aug. 17 2016

Local band Smith & Wesley is making waves on the top of the charts.

Sundress Ball raises over $10,000 for nonprofits

Published Aug. 17 2016

Rossville's Renaissance Center hosted The Sundress Ball July 28 with a packed house of women dancing the night away.

Catoosa County officials look to solve zoning complaints

Published Aug. 17 2016

During a recent budget hearing by the Catoosa County Commission, the Zoning and the Building Inspection departments came forward with...

Ringgold eying solar panels as energy option for water plant

Published Aug. 12 2016

The city of Ringgold is now in talks with Georgia Power to see what the cost and savings would be...

Dominican Republic baseball team travels to Northwest Georgia to play ball [video]

Published Aug. 10 2016

In the Dominican Republic, some of Youth Pastor Robersy Lara's 12- and 13-year-old baseball players don't get to eat every...

Performance Learning Center sees upgrades

Published Aug. 3 2016

Just in time for back-to-school, the Performance Learning Center in Fort Oglethorpe got a facelift thanks to 40 Shaw Industries...

Back to School Community Health Fair is Aug. 4

Published Aug. 3 2016

Primary Healthcare Centers' free Back to School Community Health Fair is Aug. 4 from 2-6 p.m. at Tiger Creek Health...

Moe's draws crowd on opening day in Fort Oglethorpe

Published Aug. 3 2016

Something new is cooking in Fort Oglethorpe. And it caused families from around the area to camp out all night...

Hutcheson authority board could be on the hook

Published Aug. 3 2016

The Hospital Authority of Catoosa, Dade and Walker counties voted last Wednesday night to declare its May 2 gathering was...

Georgia Winery doubles its output

Published Jul. 27 2016

Georgia Winery is more than doubling its capacity as Tennessee grocery stores, which were allowed to sell wine on July...

Ringgold blood drive helps replenish critically low supplies, but more donors needed

Published Jul. 27 2016

America's Blood Centers is issuing a national appeal for blood and platelet donors as supplies are critically low in the...

Chas B. Davis Memorial Rodeo raises money for Future Farmers of America

Published Jul. 27 2016

The 21st annual Chas B. Davis Memorial PRCA Rodeo in Ringgold welcomed people to Davis Cattle Company Arena July 8-9.

New Catoosa County judge named

Published Jul. 27 2016

Fort Oglethorpe will soon be in the market for a new city manager.

Outdoor Ringgold's Freedom 5k Color Run is a success

Published Jul. 20 2016

Outdoor Ringgold raised roughly $1,500 through its inaugural Freedom 5k Color Run fundraiser to benefit the Ringgold Flag Fund.

Ringgold band rocks The Office with blues and funk

Published Jul. 20 2016

City Cafe's The Office comes alive each Wednesday night with blues music as attendees sway to the music and dance.

Ringgold officials, residents divided on dog park concept

Published Jul. 20 2016

Ringgold Mayor Nick Millwood is continuing to pursue a dog park for the city of Ringgold, but Councilwoman Sara Clark...


Drought to blame for Fort Oglethorpe water main issues

Published Jul. 20 2016

Drought has caused water main issues across Fort Oglethorpe, according to Mayor Earl Gray and City Manager Ron Goulart.

New free concert series kicks off in Catoosa County

Published Jul. 13 2016

The sounds of Stacy Wilson and the Band Raven echoed throughout the Northwest Georgia Bank Amphitheatre July 7 as the...