Community News - North Georgia

New restaurant promises authentic Mexican cuisine in Ringgold, Ga.

Published Apr. 18 2018

Ringgold has a new contender for fans of Mexican cuisine.

Georgia lawmakers hit the brakes on distracted driving with hands-free bill

Published Apr. 18 2018

As Catoosa County coroner, Vanita Hullander has seen severe consequences from texting and driving.

Plans for LaFayette's $10 million housing development take shape

Published Apr. 11 2018

The long commute may soon be over for employees at Roper Corp. and other Northwest Georgia manufacturers.


Davis uses her cancer to inspire others

Published Apr. 4 2018

Working as a perianesthesia nurse at CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson, Deb Davis didn't realize she would one day be a...

Chickamauga earns statewide designation

Published Apr. 4 2018

Georgia Trend magazine has confirmed what Chickamaugans already knew: the city is a great place to live, work and play.

Former WCW, WWE wrestler opens gym in Ringgold, Ga.

Published Mar. 28 2018

Pro wrestler Paul Lee is on a mission to put gyms and restaurants all around America, and he's starting in...

Construction for Flintstone, Ga., development to begin this summer

Published Mar. 28 2018

Commuters to and from Chattanooga on Highway 193 will no longer see a wooded area off of Woodburn Road in...

Boy Scouts host Highland Games in Ringgold, Ga., on March 24

Published Mar. 21 2018

This year marks the second annual Highland Games hosted by the John Ross District Boy Scouts, but this year's event...

Ringgold United Methodist hosts event about internet dangers March 25

Published Mar. 21 2018

Two-thirds of young women and nearly half of young men agree that it would be easier growing up if pornography...

Fast times: Local drag racing legend inducted into national hall of fame

Published Mar. 14 2018

Fort Oglethorpe native Donnie Holbrook is known to many in the world of drag racing. Formalizing his many accomplishments and...

Fort Oglethorpe native releases feature film

Published Mar. 14 2018

Fort Oglethorpe native Jude S. Walko is trading in his small-town roots for a life among the stars.

Fort Oglethorpe hosting art walk Sunday

Published Mar. 14 2018

The Thriving Communities team of Fort Oglethorpe is hosting an art walk at Gilbert-Stephenson Park Sunday, March 18 from 2-5...

LaFayette updates 'vicious' animals ordinance

Published Mar. 7 2018

The LaFayette City Council recently voted to amend the city's animal control ordinance after complaints that loose dogs were chasing...

Graysville Elementary gets major upgrades

Published Mar. 7 2018

One of the oldest schools in Catoosa County is getting a face lift.

Walker County seeks public service solution for Rossville facility

Published Mar. 7 2018

Walker County could have to pay back some of a $460,000 grant. Or it could have new services coming for...

Exhibit showcases artwork by Walker State Prison inmates

Published Feb. 28 2018

Inmates at Walker State Prison in Rock Spring are showing their true colors in an upcoming art exhibit, to be...

Catoosa Learning Center hosts free parenting classes

Published Feb. 28 2018

Catoosa County Family Collaborative is hosting free parenting classes, offering participants not only information on how they can be better...

LaFayette volunteers create 'hive' of activity to promote community

Published Feb. 21 2018

The city of LaFayette is refocusing its mission with a new initiative aimed at improving the community and engaging more...

Mexican native outfits community with culture

Published Feb. 14 2018

North Georgia transplant Claudie Berck, originally from Monterrey, Mexico, is brightening up Ringgold with her business, Ayelet's Style, offering colorful...

Stephanie McTaggart makes strides at Walker County Animal Shelter

Published Feb. 14 2018

Stephanie McTaggart took over duties at the Walker County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center last month and has hit the...

Eden Thistle takes holistic approach to food production

Published Feb. 14 2018

From farm to front door, Eden Thistle Land Stewardship is changing the way North Georgians get meat — as well...

Ringgold United Methodist invites community to help stop child sex trafficking locally

Published Feb. 7 2018

With Atlanta being one of the FBI's 14 U.S. cities with the highest rate of children used in sex trafficking...

Ringgold bids out bullet-resistant glass for city hall

Published Feb. 7 2018

During a time when it seems like public displays of violence across the country are becoming more commonplace, the city...