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RHS girls' basketball team hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser

RHS basketball team pancake breakfast

The Ringgold Tigers Girls' Basketball team would like to invite you to a Pancake Breakfast this Saturday at Aunt Effie's from 7am-9am. Tickets are $7.00.  Come have breakfast with us! We will do the cooking and the cleaning! All proceeds go back into the basketball program to offset the costs of summer camps. Contact Coach Baker for more information. We hope to see you there! 

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Ringgold Playhouse opens “Proof” on May 13

Ringgold playhouse presents Proof

 The Ringgold Playhouse will open a five-performance run of its second show of the 2015 season on Wednesday night, May 13, as it tackles the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Proof” written by David Auburn.

No stranger to challenging productions, the playhouse has won over community audiences since it opened its doors in the summer of 2013 and looks to take another big step forward with “Proof,” according to founder and executive director Adam Cook.

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$500 reward offered for ID of suspect and return of items in auto break-in in LaFayette

A $500 reward is being offered by a LaFayette business owner for the name of the suspect and/or the return of her property that was stolen when her pickup truck that was broken into on Thursday, April 30.

Tabitha Holcomb of LaFayette was at a salon when someone busted out the driver’s side window of her blue 2003 Dodge 1500 pickup truck and stole her Rossi .38 special handgun, her iPad, an HP laptop, $500 in cash and miscellaneous papers that involve the Chattanooga Street Tavern, to which she is owner.

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Ringgold Elementary students lobby at the Capitol

Ringgold Elementary third graders visited Atlanta to further enhance social studies standards regarding government. Students learned about the branches of government, the roles and responsibilities of members of the state legislature, the history of our great state and much more. Mrs. Lane’s and Mrs. Webb’s third grade team (pictured) had the rare opportunity to actually meet Gov. Nathan Deal and enlist their lobbying skills.

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Legendairy grand reopening

legendairy reopening

Stop by Legendairy Ice Cream and Coffee today for fun activities and a chance to win free stuff! All day today, Legendairy is celebrating its grand reopening by offering discounts, raffles, and activities for the kids. They are located at 260 Lafayette Street, and open until 10pm. Hope to see you there! Visit their website for menus and more information.

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FirstBank to buy Northwest Georgia Bank

FirstBank, the wholly owned subsidiary of First South Bancorp, Inc., and the third largest Tennessee-based bank, signed will acquire Northwest Georgia Bank in Ringgold, Ga.

Northwest Georgia Bank reported total assets of $298 million and deposits of $265 million as of March 31. Terms of the pending acquisition, which is expected to close in the third quarter, were not disclosed.

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Fort Oglethorpe armed robbery suspects possibly linked to similar incident in Chattanooga

The Fort Oglethorpe Police Department has released more information regarding an armed robbery on Cloud Springs Road earlier this month, which left two people wounded and two male suspects on the run.

Detectives say that two men they initially thought to be persons of interest in the case are now considered to be suspects and could be linked to a similar robbery in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The suspects are described as one white, possibly Hispanic male, and a short black male.

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Pancake Breakfast this Saturday to benefit Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care

breakfast for ccac

Come enjoy pancakes and help raise money for animals in need! This Saturday, May 2 from 8-10 a.m., Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care is hosting a Pancake Breakfast at Applebee's in Fort Oglethorpe. All donations benefit CCAC's programs to help the animals in our area find new homes, assist with spay/neuter, and much more! There will be door prizes and a raffle for a Bissell Pet Vacuum cleaner.  Come join the fun! Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at RTC, or at the restaurant.

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Hearings held in Catoosa County to determine fate of child sex cases handled by disbanded FBI task force

hearings in child sex cases catoosa county

A number of child sex cases moved a little closer to some sort of resolution last week in Catoosa County Superior Court when a special appointed judge held a hearing to try to get the ball rolling again on the cases that have been in limbo for more than two years.

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North Georgia Animal League donates comics and novels to LaFayette-Walker County Library

The North Georgia Animal League recently donated a rack of various comics and novels to the LaFayette-Walker County Library.

The North Georgia Animal League will continue to add and stock the collection of varying comics from publications like D.C. and Marvel on a monthly basis.

The display is placed in the Teen Room at the library.

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