Georgia On My Mind Day Is June 22

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Georgia On My Mind Day at the Georgia Visitor Information Center in Ringgold will feature tourist destinations, attractions, hotels, and more on Friday, June 22, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

The Ringgold Georgia Visitor Information Center is at 2726 I-75 South.

Participants will include:  Villa Rica Main Street, Ellijay/Gilmer County CVB, Georgia State Parks, Woodstock CVB, Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce, Discover DeKalb, Visit Sandy Springs, Georgia’s Rome, Visit Henry County, The Georgia Winery Association, Fort Oglethorpe Tourism Association, Marietta Visitors Bureau, Chattanooga & Chickamauga National Military Park and the Cartersville-Bartow County CVB. 

Georgia On My Mind Day allows local communities and tourism partners to showcase their destinations to visitors and residents traveling to or through Georgia.  Visitors can learn about Georgia’s tourism destinations and natural resources while sampling Georgia-made products.  

For more information email Ringgold@georgia.org or call 706-937-4211.

 


Fairbanks, Alaska: The Northern Lights Experience Made (Kinda) Easy

48th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair Set For May 3-5 In Nashville

8th Annual Wings Over North Georgia Air Show To Take Flight Labor Day Weekend


As travel writers, my wife, Sandra Wells, and I have been to exotic locations around the world, but back home in Los Angeles we put on our heavy coats when the temperature drops to 50 degrees ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Craft Spring Fair is the largest craft fair of its caliber in the region, serving approximately 45,000 visitors. Tennessee Craft’s annual celebration of craft happens May 3-5, on ... (click for more)

Northwest Georgia’s favorite fall family event shifts dates for the 2019 Wings Over North Georgia Air Show to Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 1. The eighth annual event will take place at Russell ... (click for more)


Travel

Fairbanks, Alaska: The Northern Lights Experience Made (Kinda) Easy

As travel writers, my wife, Sandra Wells, and I have been to exotic locations around the world, but back home in Los Angeles we put on our heavy coats when the temperature drops to 50 degrees and we aren’t into winter sports as participants. So tramping around Iceland or northern Canada in the dead of winter did not quite seem like the ideal fit for our travel plans, even to see ... (click for more)

48th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair Set For May 3-5 In Nashville

The Tennessee Craft Spring Fair is the largest craft fair of its caliber in the region, serving approximately 45,000 visitors. Tennessee Craft’s annual celebration of craft happens May 3-5, on the lower lawn of Centennial Park. In addition to celebrating fine craft products by 200+ regional artists, Step into the Publix Super Markets Charities Kids’ Tent and enjoy craft making ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Walker County Commissioner Announces Erlanger Debt Will Be Paid In Full In Current Tax Cycle

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield said on Wednesday that the county will pay off its $8.7 million debt to Erlanger Health System within the current tax cycle. The announcement was made on Walker County's Facebook page and can be found here . The debt was incurred during the prior administration of Commissioner Bebe Heiskell, when she backed $10 million of an infusion ... (click for more)

Littlefield Proposes Using Portion Of Hotel/Motel Tax Funds To Operate New Homeless Shelter

Former Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield is proposing that the city and county take $1 million each from the hotel/motel tax to operate a new homeless center. Mr. Littlefield told members of the County Commission on Wednesday that he believes it would be a justified use of the hotel/motel funds because restaurant and hotel operators often complain that homeless people are disturbing ... (click for more)

Opinion

How Can City, WWTA Get Away With Chronic Sewage Discharges Onto Our Streets?

A wastewater or service utility is simply a defined service in exchange for a fee. What if I pay a utility fee in exchange for a defined service, and the utility fails to deliver the service as agreed? As an example, I pay a private solid waste collection service to collect, transport, and dispose of garbage. Municipalities also operate waste collection and disposal. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Maddy’s Bigger Victory

There are two things that I suspect I am far better-versed than you are. The first is that after a half-century as an unquenchable student, my list of the greatest athletes in the history of UT athletics is better than yours. Oh, you can get the record books, the stat sheets, and an easy-to-find list of victories and do right well. But my edge is that I know what it took, the back-story, ... (click for more)