Ringgold Councilmember Randall Franks Hosts Heritage FBLA At Ringgold City Hall

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Pictured, from left, back, are Zachary Scheeler, Steven Burchard, Aaron Brewer, Nate Jones, Randall Franks, Ryan Craft, Alex Evans, Kameron Lyman; front, Wilson Bowen and Cooper McKee
Pictured, from left, back, are Zachary Scheeler, Steven Burchard, Aaron Brewer, Nate Jones, Randall Franks, Ryan Craft, Alex Evans, Kameron Lyman; front, Wilson Bowen and Cooper McKee
- photo by Michael Craft

The Heritage High and Middle School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) attended a Leadership Conference at Ringgold City Hall hosted by Ringgold Councilmember and DDA Chairman Randall Franks, focusing on leadership, government and how government impacts business.

The students also, toured historic sites and participated in team building and communications activities.


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Ringgold's Share America Presents Youth A New Guitar

Health Department Urges Residents To Test For Radon In Their Homes


Dr. Ken Chilton will speak on Friday as part of the Unity Group's 49th Annual MLK Week: It will be at 6 p.m. at Westside Baptist Church 4001 Hughes Ave. The topic will be A New Normal Revisited. ... (click for more)

Share America Foundation, Inc. president Randall Franks presented a new acoustic Fender Paramount to youth musician Logan Puryear, 17 of Soddy Daisy, at the Ringgold Opry. The guitar, valued ... (click for more)

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Dr. Ken Chilton will speak on Friday as part of the Unity Group's 49th Annual MLK Week: It will be at 6 p.m. at Westside Baptist Church 4001 Hughes Ave. The topic will be A New Normal Revisited. It is fr ee and open to the public. (click for more)

Ringgold's Share America Presents Youth A New Guitar

Share America Foundation, Inc. president Randall Franks presented a new acoustic Fender Paramount to youth musician Logan Puryear, 17 of Soddy Daisy, at the Ringgold Opry. The guitar, valued at $900, was donated by Joey Chamberlain in honor of the Apison Lions Club. Mr. Franks and Mr. Puryear were joined by Frankie Hood of Ringgold, who stood in for Mr. Chamberlain who now ... (click for more)

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