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October 22, 2021

From Here to Career! Academy Groundbreaking

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On October 22, Catoosa County’s new dual-enrollment career technical high school campus held its groundbreaking ceremony. This centrally located campus in the center of our community will allow students from all three high schools in Catoosa County to come together one day a week to learn professional soft skills that will prepare them to enter the workforce as soon as they graduate. 
The other four days of the week will be spent earning industry recognized technical certificates in a variety of high-demand career pathways from Information Technology to Logistics, Distribution, and Supply Chain Management. To see a complete list of the pathways offered at the From Here to Career! Academy, visit
Upon completion in January 2023, this campus will be the new home of the Catoosa County Economic Development Authority. We are excited for this monumental opportunity for the students of Catoosa County!

June 22, 2021

CHI Memorial Coming to Catoosa County


CHI Memorial has announced their plan to construct a new hospital on Battlefield Parkway between Ringgold and Fort Oglethorpe, greatly enhancing the healthcare offerings to citizens of Northwest Georgia.

The new hospital will be located next to CHI Memorial's existing Imaging Center, MaryEllen Locher Breast Center, Rees Skillern Cancer Institute, and Surgery Center. 

December 8, 2020

Mass Grading Contract Approved

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The Catoosa County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a mass grading contract as recommended by the Catoosa County Development Authority.


The mass grading project will take place on the Development Authority publicly owned land. Expected to be complete by Q3 of 2021, the site is designed for two shovel ready pads totaling 25 +/- acres.

September 15, 2020

Panel Truss to Open Facility in Ringgold

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Texas based Panel Truss, Inc. will open a new production facility in Ringgold, Georgia at the former Sun Mills Carpet and Flooring building. The new owners plan to spend $1.8 million and will hire 30 workers making between $16 and $20 per hour.

The facility will mainly service the prefabricated truss and engineered beam market for commercial and multi-unit residential demand in the I-75 corridor between Atlanta and Knoxville.

April 1, 2020 Launched to Provide COVID Resources

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In partnership with the Catoosa County Economic Development Authority, the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce has launched a website to help disseminate information related to COVID-19 resources.

The website is located at

January 13, 2020

Cabela's Closes in Fort Oglethorpe


Cabela's closed their location in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia as a result a corporate buyout by Bass Pro Shops in 2017. All of the employees at the Cabela's location have been offered positions at the Bass Pro Shop location in East Ridge, Tennessee two miles away. However, information from the Georgia Department of Labor will is available on our website.

August 29, 2019

Tennessee Oncology Coming to Battlefield Parkway


Tennessee Oncology will be the anchor tenant in a new 15,000 SF development on Battlefield Parkway near the Center for Sports Medicine and across from the newly constructed Prime Imaging and CHI Memorial Georgia in what is becoming a medical services cluster for Catoosa County.

An additional 10 acres remains for development on the campus. Developer Larry Armour envisions more commercial, retail, and medical space.

August 16, 2019

From HERE to CAREER Students Embark on New Journey

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Surrounded by parents, teachers, and community leaders, the first cohort of sixteen students signed a commitment with Catoosa County's newly created From HERE to CAREER College and Career Academy on August 16.


From HERE to CAREER will be a dual-enrollment, career technical education system servicing all three high schools in Catoosa County. The first cohort of students are enrolled in the Industrial Systems and Mechatronics pathway.

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