Community News - North Georgia

Injured prison fire chief advocates for blood donation

Published Mar. 29 2017

Even though he is no longer in critical condition, Matthew Mann and his family are still in need of your...

Local angler brings home first place in pro tournament

Published Mar. 29 2017

For some, landing a couple of bass makes for a good day out on the lake. For Buddy Gross of...

Rezoning request sparks concerns for future of Catoosa road

Published Mar. 29 2017

Catoosa County Commissioner Bobby Winters believes businesses will one day dot Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. But that likely won't be anytime soon.

Rock Spring farm offers fun for special needs families

Published Mar. 22 2017

Any family dealing with autism could tell you just how challenging it can sometimes be to spend time together in...

50-60 homes planned for new Ringgold subdivision

Published Mar. 22 2017

A new subdivision behind the Stonebrook subdivision, near Sherwood Forest Drive, will be moving toward construction in the near future.

Commissioner Shannon Whitfield to focus on codes enforcement

Published Mar. 15 2017

Over 12,000 pounds of garbage — that's how much trash was picked up along Walker County roads in the month...

Catoosa County adds full-time staff to two fire stations

Published Mar. 15 2017

In an effort to improve response times, the Catoosa County Commission recently approved a budget amendment to pay for full-time...

Rossville Exchange Club hands out Officer of the Year award

Published Mar. 15 2017

Although the community won't know his face, the Rossville Exchange Club's Officer of the Year has made a lasting impact...

Appointed Quartet marks five years

Published Mar. 15 2017

Appointed Quartet is celebrating its fifth anniversary with two nights of performances at The Colonnade Center Friday March 17 at...

Rick Buff's Armando's dishes out same great taste for 30 years

Published Mar. 8 2017

Rick Buff's Armando's is an offshoot of the first Armando's Restaurant opened by Bob Brown in Chattanooga in 1968.

Grant enables improved math, reading programs at Battlefield Primary

Published Mar. 8 2017

A grant Battlefield Primary School was recently awarded is already paying dividends in the classroom, according to Principal Geoff Rhodes.

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield uses temporary bans to get ahead of issues

Published Mar. 8 2017

In a preemptive measure, Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield has placed temporary bans on fracking and tiny homes within the...

New restaurant opens at Mountain Cove Farms

Published Mar. 1 2017

After a yearlong hiatus, the restaurant at Mountain Cove Farms has reopened under new management.

Hutcheson Health Foundation gives away most of remaining $750,000

Published Mar. 1 2017

The Hutcheson Health Foundation has given away most of the $750,000 it had left.

Homeless Children's Fund gives underprivileged youth a chance

Published Mar. 1 2017

The problem of homelessness in Catoosa County isn't restricted to adults living in shelters or on the streets.

Second annual Baseball Classic aims to raise money for Children's Fund

Published Feb. 22 2017

An opportunity to play on the big stage isn't the only great thing coming out of the Children's Fund Baseball...

Peddling an experience: Business looks to offer healthy pastime for battlefield visitors and more

Published Feb. 22 2017

As temperatures warm and the days get longer in Fort Oglethorpe, David Bridges and cousin Patrick Bridges hope to create...

Fort Oglethorpe picks city manager, police chief

Published Feb. 22 2017

After months of searching, Fort Oglethorpe's elected leaders hired a city manager last week.

Meet new Catoosa Parks and Rec Director Travis Barbee

Published Feb. 22 2017

A nearly four-month long void in the Catoosa County Parks and Recreation Department has been filled with the recent hiring...

Ringgold magician's money trick makes frowns disappear

Published Feb. 15 2017

Over the course of his 15-year career, Ringgold magician Dennis Stewart has mastered illusions involving coins, silks and rings, but...

Technology program taking off at Ridgeland High

Published Feb. 15 2017

There are days at Ridgeland High School when Tim Warren learns just as much as the students he's teaching.


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Support group helps locals with loved ones in jail

Published Feb. 15 2017

Each year, the Georgia Department of Corrections reports that more than 52,000 offenders are locked up in the state's prisons,...

Closed Door Entertainment's CDEKids presents 'The Lion King JR.'

Published Feb. 15 2017

Closed Door Entertainment's junior group, CDEKids, invites the public to their upcoming performance of Disney's "The Lion King JR."