Community News - North Georgia

Donation helps Ridgeland High School students get career-ready

Published Aug. 15 2018

Thanks to a recent donation of medical equipment from CHI Memorial, students at Ridgeland High School hoping to find careers...

Business owners voice concerns about proposed Lafayette Road designs

Published Aug. 15 2018

State and city planners last week revealed their latest proposed designs for Fort Oglethorpe's long-awaited streetscape improvements to Lafayette Road,...

Double Portion Catering boasts a decade of 'down-home cooking'

Published Aug. 8 2018

The full-service catering business offers its services for weddings, parties and luncheons like those held regularly by the Catoosa County...

New medical wing to decrease wait times at North Georgia Healthcare Center

Published Aug. 8 2018

North Georgia Healthcare Center has added a new medical wing to its facility in its efforts to reduce wait times...

New Ringgold nonprofit aims to LIFT local students

Published Aug. 1 2018

A group of Ringgold residents are working to develop a nonprofit geared toward helping kids who are "at risk of...

Fort Oglethorpe dog park location determined

Published Aug. 1 2018

The city of Fort Oglethorpe has finally locked down the location for its much-anticipated dog park.

Northwest Georgia castle for sale

Published Jul. 25 2018

Stephen Werner began helping his parents erect a castle on their property in Cloudland, Ga., 22 years ago. He screwed...

Three Catoosa County roads to be resurfaced this fall, thanks to $1 million grant

Published Jul. 25 2018

Catoosa County is getting more than $1 million in federal dollars to rehab three roads that are in need of...

Ringgold fitness center offers new programs for young athletes

Published Jul. 25 2018

After moving from East Ridge to Ringgold earlier this year, Our House Studios Inc. has begun to expand its offerings...

New emergency vehicles bring speedy response, cost savings to Catoosa

Published Jul. 18 2018

The Catoosa County Fire Department has purchased six new quick-response vehicles that are expected to cut down on operating costs...

LaFayette rec center renamed to honor recreational pioneers

Published Jul. 18 2018

Last month, the city of LaFayette officially said 'thank you' to the late couple that shaped its recreational department by...

Feast like the gods at Wrath Burgers and Brew in Ringgold

Published Jul. 11 2018

Inspired by stories of the Greek gods, who wanted men to eat, drink and live life to the fullest, the...

New Flintstone clinic offers affordable, convenient care

Published Jul. 11 2018

Flintstone residents now have more convenient access to medical care thanks to the recent opening of a new walk-in clinic...

Free improv series brings laughter to LaFayette this summer

Published Jul. 4 2018

Back Alley Productions invites all locals looking for a laugh to check out its new improv comedy series, being held...

Ringgold's Poplar Springs Road to get much-needed repairs

Published Jul. 4 2018

The Catoosa County Commission is using nearly $100,000 of SPLOST funds to bring much-needed repairs to a dangerous section of...

State eyes Catoosa property for new forestry office

Published Jun. 27 2018

The Georgia Forestry Commission is looking to purchase 4 acres of land in Catoosa County to build a replacement for...

New clinics expand medical offerings in Ringgold

Published Jun. 27 2018

Two new walk-in clinics have been added to the ensemble of medical facilities in Ringgold, providing more options for those...

New day care provides fun, Christian environment for local kids

Published Jun. 20 2018

Before Tisha Moore opened the doors to her new Christian day care center in Flintstone this April, fellow child care...

Cable provider audit could recover lost dollars for Fort Oglethorpe

Published Jun. 20 2018

Fort Oglethorpe officials are hoping to determine whether local service providers are unknowingly paying the municipality less than expected.

Inaugural event rallies fathers against sexual assault

Published Jun. 13 2018

The Sexual Assault Center of Fort Oglethorpe is urging fathers from Catoosa, Walker and Dade counties to take a stand...

Voters voice grievances about Catoosa polls

Published Jun. 13 2018

Some Catoosa County voters are worried that issues like technological glitches and limited parking could discourage future turnout at local...

Fort Oglethorpe salon reopens with remodel, new spa

Published Jun. 6 2018

In addition to the haircut, coloring, perm and waxing services typically available, the salon is now able to expand its...

Walker County implements stricter animal laws

Published Jun. 6 2018

After five months of drafting and four public hearings, the changes to Walker County's Animal Care Ordinance are now in...