Youth Success Academy Open House

  The Youth Success Academy is specifically designed for out of school youth that wish to attain a GED® and a technical education. The participants in the program will be involved in: GED® Preparation, Job Readiness and Workshops and Leadership Activities. For more information, visit gntc.edu/community/youth-success-academy/.

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WDEF Now Hiring Sales Coordinator

  WDEF is seeking a Sales Coordinator to provide administrative support to the Sales Management staff and Account Executives to maximize the efficiency of the station’s sales efforts. The ideal candidate should have extensive computer skills, data entry/database management experience, and experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Position requires strong organizational and analytical skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to accomplish multiple tasks on deadline. Primary responsibilities include: assist with development, placement and maintenance of client advertising schedules on local and national levels, provide back-up traffic/inventory assistance, develop sales marketing materials, and assist with coordinating special projects and promotional events. Previous experience… Read More

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Guest Post – Looking To Retire? There is No Better Place than Home

  As we get closer to the retirement age or even many years before retirement, we tend to talk about where we would like to live when we retire.  My husband and I have had that discussion for the last 10 years as we have traveled around the country. Since we do much traveling, especially as a hobby versus a job, we tend to look at each community and state as a place for retirement opportunities someday.  We like to bike, hike, sightsee, be in comfortable climates, eat and socialize so over the years certain areas in North Carolina, Tennessee and even Colorado have been discussed.  All these areas bring… Read More

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Meet Santa at Station House

  LaFayette restaurant Station House is welcoming some very special guests this holiday season, and you’re invited to meet them! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at Station House on December 9 and 16 from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm and again on Friday, December 22 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. At 11:00 am on December 9, Santa will also join the LaFayette Fire Department for a parade through town. Photos with Santa will be free. Station House is located at 123 N Chattanooga Street. For more information, visit the Station House Facebook Page or call (706) 996-8031.

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Back​ ​Alley​ ​​Brings​ ​“A​ ​Christmas​ ​Carol”​ ​Alive​ ​with​ ​Music,​ ​Carols​ ​& Ghosts

  Back Alley Productions will kick off the holiday season with a theatrical adaptation of A Christmas Carol. This Charles Dickens classic comes to the Mars Theatre with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m., from Dec. 1 to Dec. 17. The theater is located at 117 N. Chattanooga St., LaFayette, Georgia. Tickets can be purchased online at www.BAPshows.com or in-person at the box office. Doors open 30 minutes before show time. The production will feature live music and traditional carols interspersed throughout the show. “We have musicians, singers, actors, and everyone else in between ready to bring Christmas alive for you,” Director Kaylee… Read More

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Southern Insurance Associates Offers Special Benefit to Chamber Members

  Announcing a new Chamber membership benefit! Guaranteed Issue life insurance for all members and their employees. Good people make all the difference to a company – and having a solid benefits line-up can help attract and retain them. Now, you can expand your benefits at no cost to your business with Sensible Benefits voluntary life insurance. Sensible Benefits can provide individuals up to $100,000 of reliable coverage to your employees and their families. And, as a member of the Walker County Chamber of Commerce, approval is guaranteed for your eligible employees. That means no exams, needles or health questions – they can’t be turned down! Many people put off getting… Read More

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Christmas at the Marsh House

The historic Marsh House in LaFayette wants to help you get into the holiday spirit during a special Christmas event on Sunday, December 3 from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Free activities include ornament decoration, gingerbread making, a Chattanooga Allergy Clinic info booth, and much more. You’ll even have an opportunity to have your photo taken with Santa Claus! Photos require a reservation, and pricing information can be found at www.marshhouseoflafayette.com. For more information, contact marshhousesantapictures@gmail.com or call 513-497-1764.

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Chickamauga Christmas in the Streets & Music Melodies Parade

  Chickamauga Christmas in the Streets will be held in the Historical Chickamauga Georgia on December 9, 2017 from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. All craft and food vendors will be open for sales at 10 a.m. on Gordon, Thomas and Tenth Streets. Live music will kick off at 11 a.m. with Amber Fults, Cross Connection Kids Choir, Beats Workin, Austin Zackery Band, and Eric & Eric. This event is fun for all ages. And don’t forget to enter the Gingerbread House Contest! Bring your little ones to have their pictures made with Santa in Sound Accounting. Make sure to stop by after 4 p.m. to check out the judging for the parade float contest. The… Read More

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