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RHS presents 'The Addams Family' musical May 4th & 5th

the Addams family at Ringgold high school

The Ringgold High School Music Department presents The Addams Family, a musical comedy that the whole family will enjoy. Come see us on May 4th and May 5th at the Robin L. Christian Performing Arts Theater, only $5.00 per child and $7.00 per adult. We invite you to join us on an adventure that will leave you in stitches.

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Downtown Ringgold Planning Survey

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The city of Ringgold wants to hear from you! Ringgold is creating a downtown master plan, and they need your input. The survey will take no longer than five minutes to complete, and would let our representatives know what we value in our city and what you think needs improvement. They cannot know if we do not tell them!

https://www.rsvpringgold.com

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One person dead, another injured in Fort Oglethorpe taxi crash

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One person died and another is in critical condition following a crash in Fort Oglethorpe on Sunday, April 2, police say.

According to the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department, the fatal automobile accident occurred around 2:10 a.m. Sunday when a van ran off the road and struck a utility pole.

Terry Bernard Pickens, 46, of East Ridge, Tenn., was killed instantly due to head injuries suffered from the impact.

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Severe storms likely Wednesday. Late AM update

severe weather to hit Tennessee valley

As of early this AM most of the area has been UPGRADED to a Moderate Risk. That is 4 on a scale of 5 in the risk category. This the highest risk we've seen in a while. (pictured) 

Still feel we see two rounds, although minor differences and atmosphere set up could alter things. Basically be weather aware all afternoon. There is still some hope storms this morning "zap" the atmosphere and prevent stronger storms this evening. That's a wait and see scenario.

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CONSUMER ALERT: 'CAN YOU HEAR ME' SCAMS Phone Fraudsters Recording Consumers’ Voice Responses

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WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 - The Federal Communications Commission is alerting consumers to be on the lookout for scam callers seeking to get victims to say the word “yes” during a call and later use a recording of the response to authorize unwanted charges on the victim's utility or credit card account.

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Catoosa County purchasing new uniforms, equipment for fire department

new uniforms and equipment for catoosa fire department

Catoosa County recently invested in the future if its fire department by approving the purchase of new uniforms, as well as equipment to help in a variety of rescue scenarios.

Fire Chief Randy Camp addressed the county commissioners Tuesday night, March 21, and proposed purchasing uniforms for department employees rather than renting them, as has been the practice for the past few years.

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Pennies for Prom helps ensure local students don't miss prom or graduation due to finances

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Three years ago--3 weeks before prom--Shay Love got a call from the schools asking her help for some local kids who couldn’t afford to attend prom. After seeing this major need in the community, she decided to make it an annual fundraiser. She is partnering with the PLC in Fort Oglethorpe to help get a list of students in need. Along with Shay’s work and donations—monetary and dresses--from the community, Southern Charm is helping with Tuxedo rentals for the boys.

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Local Fundraisers to Benefit North Georgia HealthCare Center

north Georgia healthcare fundraisers

North Georgia HealthCare Center (NGHCC) will host their first-ever Kentucky Derby Fundraiser Party on Saturday, May 6th at 4 p.m. NGHCC is a non-profit, 501c3 that provides primary healthcare for underserved residents in Catoosa and surrounding North Georgia counties and the Greater Chattanooga area.  Funds from the event will help provide these services to those who may not qualify for sliding scale fees or other special programs as well as support our developing dental program for the underserved.

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Catoosa County man takes drugs to parole meeting, gets arrested again

catoosa parole arrest for drugs

A Ringgold man out of jail on parole landed right back behind bars late after allegedly arriving to a meeting with his parole officer with numerous drugs in his car, police say.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Department:

Phillip Glenn Hooten, 22, of Riddle Circle, was arrested March 2 on charges of possession of marijuana (more than an ounce), possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, two counts of possession of methamphetamine, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, and a parole violation.

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Catoosa County fire ruled arson

arson in catoosa

Emergency crews battled a fire in Catoosa County early Thursday morning, March 2, and investigators say it was arson.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Department, the blaze erupted around 4:13 a.m. at 37 Mark Lane just off Roach Hollow Road.

Catoosa County Fire & Rescue was able to extinguish the flames, while fire marshal investigators combed through the scene to determine the cause.

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said fire investigators with his office have ruled arson as the cause of the incident.

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