News Line for Chickamauga

Chickamauga council deals with asbestos, barbecue, iron men and trains
During its meeting on Aug. 4, the Chickamauga city council heard updates on restoration of the city’s senior center, some details about the annual War Between the States Day and were warned to prepare for as many as 3,000 cyclists whirring through downtown as part of the Iron Man Competition this fall.
Source: Catoosa County News

Lack of money forces Rossville Public Library to cut hours
The Rossville Public Library will be open only 18 hours a week starting Monday, compared to 30 hours at its sister libraries in Chickamauga and LaFayette.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

Lyndhurst offers $25,000 for landscaping at new canoe launch site in Catoosa County
Not only is the newest launch site on the West Chickamauga Creek Blueway nearing completion, its surroundings will have professional landscaping and amenities thanks to yet another grant from the Chattanooga-based Lyndhurst Foundation.
Source: Catoosa County News

Tourism to Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park creates $54,961,300 in economic benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that the 905,984 visitors to Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in 2013 spent $54,961,300 in communities near the park. That spending supported 771 jobs in the local area.
Source: Catoosa County News

Chickamauga becoming a no (trailer) parking zone
A trailer park which for years some have called home and others have considered an eyesore will soon be part of Chickamauga’s history.
Source: Rome News-Tribune

Chickamauga trailer park residents told to leave; they say they're victims of gentrification
Stacy Brown needs to find affordable housing soon within walking distance of his job at the Shaw Industries carpet backing plant in Chickamauga.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chickamauga council moves forward with replacing street signs, curbside recycling
Decorative street signs that bear the images and brief histories of commanders who fought in and around Chickamauga during the Civil War are due for repair and renovation.
Source: Catoosa County News