Jan 1, 2022
GoodNews Christian Magazine features CCEDA Director Keith Barclift
“Communication between the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce, businesses, and the Catoosa County Economic Development Authority is vital, and the community is better for it…”
The January 2022 cover of GoodNews Christian Magazine features Economic Development Director Keith Barclift and Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Amy Jackson and discusses the partnership between the Economic Development Authority and Chamber of Commerce of Catoosa County throughout the pandemic and beyond.
October 22, 2021
From Here to Career! Academy Groundbreaking
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 https://lnkd.in/d5rhuPNt.
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
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
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
Catoosa.info Launched to Provide COVID Resources
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 www.Catoosa.info.
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
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.