1st Annual State Swim Competition In Ft. Oglethorpe Takes Place Saturday

Friday, July 19, 2019

Catoosa County Parks and Recreation, in partnership with The City of Fort Oglethorpe and Catoosa Great  White  Sharks, will be hosting the 2019 GRPA District “C” state swim meet on Saturday at Gilbert-Stephenson Park, 19 Van Cleve St. in Ft. Oglethorpe, at the Arlene Crye Pool. 

Approximately 252  District “C” swim qualifiers, ages seven through 18, will be competing for state championships. 

The swim meet will begin with warm ups at 7:30 a.m., followed by opening ceremony and competition beginning at 9 a.m. 



Delashmitt Road Closed Monday-Wednesday

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Delashmitt Road Closed Monday-Wednesday

Delashmitt Road between Gadd Road and Eldridge Road will be closed to through traffic on Monday until Wednesday between 8 a.m.-3 p.m. for sewer repairs. Detours will be posted. Wilcox Boulevard Tunnels will be closed for maintenance/cleaning on Sunday from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. This will be the last day of scheduled maintenance/cleaning at this time. Detours will be posted. Please allow ... (click for more)

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Breaking News

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A woman was injured in a house fire Saturday evening in Red Bank. A 911 call was made reporting a house fire at 133 Flora Circle. At 6:30 p.m., Red Bank Fire Department responded to the scene and arrived reporting heavy smoke and fire on the back of the residence. The Red Bank Fire Department immediately requested a mutual aid response for additional manpower. The Signal ... (click for more)

Opinion

Ignored By The Water Company

How much time do you spend at Tennessee American Water's website? It is worthless for online reporting problems. Replies? Never happen. Communication? They appear to consciously avoid honest communication with concerned citizens. This "Opinion Page" is an avenue of last resort to report a problem, because no one is trying to listen at Tennessee American Water. ... (click for more)

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First, we must tell the children, every little boy and girl must come. Anyone who has already started our next generation yet are less than only a few steps in their life’s race, must come. They must see. Yes, we who have nearly finished our distance or the promising millennials who are still in their climb, you too! We must call them and point to the picture of a 34-year-old they ... (click for more)