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Walker and Catoosa high school students compete in SkillsUSA competition

Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) hosted the SkillsUSA Region 1 competition on Friday, Jan. 23.

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. It is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations and for further education.

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Deal declares emergency for North Georgia counties; Floyd not included

Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command, Gov. Nathan Deal this evening signed an executive order to declare a state of emergency for disaster preparedness for the 15 North Georgia counties under a winter storm warning and will ask state workers in affected areas who are not involved in emergency response to work from home.

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"Little Women, the Musical" will be performed at The Colonnade Feb. 13, 14, 20 and 21

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Ever After Productions announced the opening of its 2015 season beginning with “Little Women, the Musical.”

Louisa May Alcott's American classic is brought to life on stage. The original production starred Sutton Foster, who received Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations for her performance. Produced nationally and internationally, Little Women has been praised by critics for its ambition in taking such a well-known story to the stage.

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Ringgold discussing live streaming, on-demand access to meetings

Ringgold City Hall


The city of Ringgold is looking into the possibility of offering live steaming of its public meetings, similar to the features Dalton and other cities offer.

The idea was discussed Monday night, Feb. 9, during the regularly scheduled city council meeting. City manager Dan Wright presented information about Accela Legislative Management, the company that sets up and powers the streaming features.

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D.J. Shockley to Speak at 2015 FCA Home Team Banquet

DJ Shockley to Speak at Banquet

The Lookout Mountain Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is proud to host the 2015 Home Team Banquet, March 3, 2015, featuring D.J. Shockley, former University of Georgia (UGA) and Atlanta Falcons quarterback, as the keynote speaker. 

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Last minute Valentine's Day gifts at Ringgold Florist

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Valentine's Day is just around the corner, but there is still time to get something for your special someone, and you don't have to go far. Ringgold Florist has something for everyone no matter your budget. Located at 124 Cleveland Street since 2011--after the tornado destroyed their location on Nashville Street--Ringgold Florist will help you make Valentine's Day  a day to remember. We've compiled a list of some of their most popular items at every price point.

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Lawsuit delayed: Court issues stay for Hospital Authority of Walker, Dade and Catoosa Counties

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The Catoosa County Superior Court granted an agreed-upon continuance on Monday for a hearing in the lawsuit filed by Catoosa County against the Hospital Authority of Walker, Dade and Catoosa Counties.

This places an indefinite halt on proceedings until at least May 13. Following that deadline, the case will remain out of court unless a hearing is actively sought by one of the involved parties.

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Ringgold to name pedestrian bridge after long-time mayor Joe Barger

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The city of Ringgoldmade a nice and logical gesture Monday night, Feb. 9, by voting to name the new pedestrian walking bridge after long-time mayor Joe Barger, a man who worked hard over the past few years to get the project going.

Councilman Randall Franks motioned for the potential name during an update on the status of the bridge, an idea that was quickly seconded by Earl Henderson.

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Watch classic TV the modern way

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Shout Factory has launched a streaming television service for the classic TV lover. 

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First confirmed case of measles in Georgia was infant who recently traveled from overseas


ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health is confirming the state’s first reported case of measles since 2012. The infected infant arrived in Atlanta from outside of the U.S. and is being cared for at Egleston at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. DPH is working with CHOA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to identify anyone who may have been exposed to the patient and to prevent further spread of measles.

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