Wednesday, Feb. 13
COMMUNITY • The Walker County Extension Office is hosting egg candling classes on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Walker County Ag Center in Rock Spring. The Georgia Department of Agriculture will teach the class, which is required to obtain an egg candling certificate. Anyone with a backyard flock who plans to sell eggs to individuals or at a farmer’s market is required to have this certificate. There is no cost for the class and you may choose your class time — 8 a. m., 10 a. m., noon or 2 p. m. To register, call the Georgia Department of Agriculture at 770-535-5955.
Friday, March 1
COMMUNITY • Lakeview-fort Oglethorpe High School’s College and Career Day will be held on Friday, March 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. The event offers an opportunity for networking, learning and interaction between businesses, colleges, students, and teachers. For more information, call Bo Campbell at 423-313-4708.
CHURCH • Join Foster Mill Drive Baptist Church in Lafayette for worship. Sunday school is at 10 a. m., with classes for all ages. Morning worship service is at 11 a.m. Sunday night worship is at 6 p. m. Wednesday night worship is at 7 p.m. For more information, call 423-667-4521.
COMMUNITY • English as a second language classes at Oakwood Baptist Church, Prayer room, 115 Oakwood St.,
• The American Legion, Lafayette Post 339 meets on the third Monday of each month. The meeting is held at 6 p. m. in the WardlawBible meeting room at the Lafayette-walker County Public Library . This meeting is open to active and prospective members of The American Legion and their guests.
COMMUNITY •A secure drug drop box has been installed at the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department and is available from 8 a. m. until 5 p. m. to safely dispose of unused or expired medications. Drop boxes are now available at the Catoosa County Sheriff’s, the Rossville Police and the Fort Oglethorpe Police departments.
COMMUNITY • Rossville Community Ministries, a ministry of Rossville area churches, is a food pantry to help families or individuals in the Rossville area. Nonperishable food items, cash donations and volunteers are needed. The Rossville Community Ministries is open Mondays and Thursdays from noon until 3 p.m. They are at South Rossville Baptist Church, 101 East Peachtree Street. Those coming for the first time should call 706-8663888 during office hours to find out what is necessary to avail themselves of this service.
CHURCH • Lee’s Chapel Community Church located at 3253 Catoosa Parkway, Tunnel Hill, is holding Sunday services at 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The church is holding a monthly singing to raise the money to repair the church. Singings will be the second Saturday of the month.
which are open to the public, are held the first and third Tuesdays each month at 6 p.m. in the Administration Building, 800 Lafayette Street, Ringgold. Any citizen may speak at a commission meeting on any subject for five minutes. No advance notice is required. The commissioners may extend a citizen’s allotted time if they feel the situation merits it.
MEETING • Ringgold City Council meetings, which are open to the public, are held the second and fourth Mondays each month at 7 p. m. at City Hall, 150 Tennessee Street, Ringgold. Any citizen may speak at a council meeting on any subject. There is no time limit and no advance notice is required.
MEETING • Fort Oglethorpe City Council meetings, which are open to the public, are held the second and fourth Mondays each month at 6 p. m. at City Hall, 500 City Drive, Fort Oglethorpe. To speak at a council meeting, citizens must contact the city clerk (706-866-2544, ext. 1300) no later than 4: 30 p. m. the Thursday before the meeting at which they wish to speak. They must give their name and the subject on which they wish to speak, and that information is passed on to the city manager for review. At the council meeting the citizen will have five minutes to speak. The mayor or council may extend that time.
EDUCATION • Foundations at First Preschool is now accepting applications for the 201819 school year. Located in Lafayette First United Methodist Church, the program offers parttime preschool and pre-k programs. For information call 706 638 2057