Community News - North Georgia

Unique fundraising event pairs notable locals with pro dancers to raise funds for community health centers in North Georgia

Published Feb. 20 2019

Dance-lovers and philanthropists alike showed up in support of North Georgia's Dancing Stars earlier this month.

Catoosa County residents consider pros, cons of sales tax ahead of March vote

Published Feb. 20 2019

With early voting on Catoosa County's new sales tax set to begin Feb. 25, advocates for and against the 1-percent...

Nanny's Country Kitchen promises hefty helpings of home cookin'

Published Feb. 13 2019

The chow at Nanny's is served cafeteria-style, with menu options changed daily to give guests a new selection of comfort...

Southern Charm Wedding Expo helps local brides prep for big day

Published Feb. 13 2019

More than 300 guests flocked to the Ringgold Depot on Feb. 3 for the annual Southern Charm Wedding Expo.

Rossville calls for Walker County to kick junk to the curb

Published Feb. 13 2019

Frustrations about junk and unsightly debris dominated the conversation during a community forum in Rossville last week.

LaFayette's collapsed historical building to live on through upcoming tribute

Published Feb. 13 2019

With the anniversary of its collapse now at hand, the Walker County Historical Society is planning to honor the building...

Kobe Hibachi & Sushi reopens after remodel

Published Feb. 6 2019

After closing its doors for remodeling work at the beginning of the year, Kobe Hibachi & Sushi in Fort Oglethorpe...

Walker County's 'speed petting' event strives to find pets the perfect home

Published Feb. 6 2019

Pet-lovers hoping to find a new snuggle buddy before Valentine's Day are in luck. On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Walker...

Home to Home Rental offers baby gear for tourists, grandparents

Published Feb. 6 2019

Anyone who's ever traveled with a baby knows there's an arsenal of gear that must come along for the ride...

Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe football team recognized for outstanding year

Published Feb. 6 2019

Last week, the city of Fort Oglethorpe acknowledged the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School football team for its successful 2018 football...

Two Fort Oglethorpe roads could get a facelift

Published Feb. 6 2019

Two Fort Oglethorpe roads could get a facelift if their resurfacing projects receive federal funding in 2020.

Fight to end human trafficking continues amid recent government shutdown

Published Jan. 30 2019

Three local organizations brought Human Trafficking Awareness Month to a close last week with an event they hope will aid...


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Angela Williams Photography captures memories in Catoosa, Walker and beyond

Published Jan. 23 2019

Ringgold resident Angela Williams believes she has a knack for capturing the personalities of her subjects through her photos, a...

Graysville Elementary School celebrates new building

Published Jan. 23 2019

Catoosa County's oldest school has finally received a new building.

Chickamauga, Georgia, church hosts divorce support group

Published Jan. 23 2019

Even though it's been more than 20 years, Rebecca Morton still remembers how difficult it was for her to cope...

Mental health takes focus at LaFayette High School walk-through

Published Jan. 16 2019

Georgia State School Superintendent Richard Woods took a walking tour of LaFayette High School last week, giving local education officials...

Laura's Creative Stitches offers personalized gifts

Published Jan. 16 2019

Laura Jordan of Rock Spring creates custom monograms and appliques on "basically anything that you can embroider," from clothing to...

Boutique donates food to Rock Spring Elementary School families

Published Jan. 9 2019

One of the area's newest boutiques ended its first year of business by giving back to the community this holiday...

Catoosa County elected leaders sworn into office [photos]

Published Jan. 9 2019

Catoosa County opened the new year with a swearing-in ceremony for newly elected officials last week.

Ringgold commemorates downtown revitalization with plaque

Published Jan. 2 2019

The city of Ringgold celebrated the completion of its decade-long streetscape improvement project last month with a commemorative plaque.

LFO students deliver comfort to hospitalized kids through care packages

Published Jan. 2 2019

Students from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School recently delivered 30 bags filled with comfort items to kids at Children's Hospital at...


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Chiropractor brings brain-based therapy to Ringgold

Published Dec. 26 2018

Ringgold's newest chiropractor is looking to treat more than just neck and back issues.

Catoosa students get goodie bags in time for winter break

Published Dec. 26 2018

More than 800 of Catoosa County's neediest children will have a little something extra to fill their tummies over winter...