News Line for Ringgold

Ringgold council discusses Patriot Hall upgrades, approves city project list
Ringgold’s mayor and council unanimously approved the preliminary layout for upgrades at Patriot Hall on Monday night, March 24, and will now look to discuss possible changes and recommendations with the project’s architect.
Source: Catoosa County News

Ringgold reviewing bids for downtown streetscaping project
Ringgold’s upcoming downtown streetscaping project hit a minor setback recently when bids for the project came in over the expected budget, which prompted the city council to delay voting on the item until the project’s engineer has to time to look over the bids and clarify some of details of the plans.
Source: Rome News-Tribune

Ringgold considers buying drone to capture city events, promote tourism
Ringgold’s Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is looking to spruce up its coverage of the city and it’s yearly events by purchasing a drone to record video footage and pictures from above.
Source: Rome News-Tribune

Ringgold sets up ethics commission
It has been almost exactly a year since the Ringgold city council first began discussing the possible creation of an ethics commission, and on Thursday, Feb. 27, that prospective board became official by rounding out its three members, electing a chairperson, and holding its first meeting.
Source: Catoosa County News

Ringgold leaders approve downtown pedestrian bridge
Downtown Ringgold, Ga., will get a pedestrian bridge near the historic train depot after the City Council voted unanimously to spend $266,110 on the long-planned project.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

Ringgold discusses new cost estimate for pedestrian bridge project, appoints new vice mayor
As the city of Ringgold held its first meeting of the year on Monday night, Jan. 13, it did so by welcoming new member Jake Haynes to the board, and by discussing the fate of the pedestrian bridge project near the depot amidst new cost figures being presented by the project’s architect, Ross Andrews.
Source: Catoosa County News

Ringgold approves land subdivide, restaurant’s way-finding signs
The Ringgold city council held three public hearings on Monday, Oct. 28, and its members unanimously agreed to permit placement of restaurant signage and also allow the subdivision of another property for residential construction.
Source: Catoosa County News

Sunday sales, council seats, sales tax on Georgia ballots Tuesday
Will Fort Oglethorpe voters approve Sunday alcohol sales? Will a slate of new council members there win the struggle for control of City Hall? Will Walker County voters renew a 1 cent per $1 special purpose local option sales tax that has spawned campaigns for and against it?
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

Ringgold approves new playground committee, awaits nominations for ethics board
The city of Ringgold has moved a step closer towards creating a special needs park. The city council has approved mayor Joe Barger’s appointment of a special playground committee to oversee the development of the project.
Source: Catoosa County News

Catoosa County, city leaders give “State of … ” addresses
The Catoosa Chamber of Commerce, county government, cities of Ringgold and Fort Oglethorpe are all striving to create growth in an evolving economic climate.
Source: Catoosa County News

Catoosa County, cities adopt joint resolution on sale tax distribution
Catoosa County and its two cities, Ringgold and Fort Oglethorpe, have reached a temporary agreement on the distribution of the Local Option Sales Tax (LOST), so that each municipality can continue to collect proceeds from the tax while negotiations continue towards a permanent resolution.
Source: Catoosa County News