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Ringgold Police Department swears in two new officers

The Ringgold Police Department welcomed two new officers to its agency on Friday, Jan. 29, by holding a special swearing-in ceremony where the men took the oath of peace officer.

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Heavy rain brings down a roof in Rossville, blocking lanes on Chickamauga Avenue

The city of Rossville is working to clear a collapsed wall from Chickamauga Avenue after a building’s roof collapsed overnight due to heavy rains, sending debris into the roadway.

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Shop in downtown Ringgold is truly “keeping treasures alive”

Two years ago, Joy and Rodney Pfeifer opened an antiques and vintage shop in Ringgold called Keeping Treasures Alive. The treasures they keep alive are more than just stuff — they’re also a sense of community and togetherness.

“One time,” says Joy, “a customer overheard me talking about an upcoming medical test and asked if she could pray with me. Soon five of us were standing in a circle holding hands and praying together.”

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Pennies for Prom helps Catoosa County Students

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Two 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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Man dies in motorcycle crash in Fort Oglethorpe

Fort Oglethorpe police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred early Sunday evening, Jan. 31, in which a truck collided with a motorcycle, claiming the life of a 32-year-old Chattanooga, Tenn., man.

According to police captain Gary McConathy, the wreck occurred about 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Cloud Springs and LaFayette roads along U.S. Highway 27.

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THE GENERAL 100 TO ROLL THROUGH NORTH GEORGIA: Inaugural 100-mile relay race to raise money for a good cause

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RINGGOLD, GA - On September 24th, 2016, the first annual General 100 relay race will take place. The 100-mile relay race will faithfully follow the historic route of the "Great Locomotive Chase" of 1862 beginning just north of Atlanta in Kennesaw, Georgia and finishing just south of Chattanooga in Ringgold, Georgia.

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64-year-old man shot, killed in SWAT standoff in Walker County; GBI investigating

On Saturday, Jan. 30, at 2 a.m. the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Walker County Sheriff's Department to investigate an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on Sheila Gail Lane in Rossville during a SWAT standoff.

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Remember When Adult Prom set for May 7, 2016 at the Ringgold Depot

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Reminisce of days gone by and raise money for 5 local nonprofits! On May 7th, Remember When will take place at the Ringgold Depot. Bring your sweetheart, friends, family, and raise money for local children and families in need. Money raised from the event will be given to Christ Chapel, The Family Crisis Center, The Children’s Advocacy Center, Crossroads Unity Family Park, and the Catoosa County Foster and Adoptive Parent Association. The evening will include dancing, silent auctions, food, cash bar, crowning of prom king and queen, and much more!

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Self-defense determined as cause of Rossville slaying

Self-defense, not manslaughter, has been determined as causing the death of a Rossville resident involved in a fight Tuesday night.

Authorities have determined the man (identified by other sources as Torry Lynn Creek, 54, of 213 Orchard Ave.) was the aggressor in an altercation that resulted in his death.

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Few more details on domestic argument in Rossville that left one dead

The Walker County Sheriff’s Department has sent out another press release regarding a domestic argument in Rossville Tuesday night, Jan. 26, that left one man dead.

“On Tuesday January 26th, 2016 at approximately 6:48 PM, officers were called to Orchard Avenue, Rossville, Georgia in reference to a domestic violence incident.

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