COMMUNITY · The Chattanooga Valley Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is holding a fam-ily history open house on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. Family history consultants can help you trace your an-cestors using the church’s free software tools (FamilySearch.org). Just bring whatever information you may have (names, dates, places) and we’ll help you get started on your own family tree – or find that missing piece of the puz-zle. We are located at 4226 N. Highway 341 (Wallaceville Road), in Flintstone. Call Ed Jessee at 423-619-4311 if you have questions or need directions.
EDUCATION · Walker County Schools will begin accepting applications for pre-kindergarten classes for the 2012-2013 school year March 1. Applications will be available at Cherokee Ridge Elementary, Fairyland Elemen-tary, Gilbert Elementary, Naomi Elementary, North LaFayette Elementary, Rock Spring Elementary, Rossville Elementary and the Department of Education at 201 S. Duke Street in LaFayette beginning March 1, 2012. Appli-cants must be 4 years old by Sept. 1, and be legal residents of Georgia. For more information concerning the Geor-gia 4 year old pre-kindergarten program, call Willie Davis at 706-638-7958.
COMMUNITY · The Brown Bag Book Club will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the LaFayette-Walker County Pub-lic Library. This month’s featured book is “Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins. Anyone with a love of reading should come to this event. The book for March will be “Room” by Emma Donoghue.
COMMUNITY · U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-9) has announced a series of Catoosa County Days as part of his 9th Congressional District county connection program. A constituent services representative from Graves’ office will be available to meet with local constituents Feb. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. The constituent services representative will be available at the County Administrative Building, 800 Lafayette Street, Ringgold. Staff members are trained to assist Georgians with casework, questions and concerns pertaining to federal programs or policy issues. The remaining meeting days for 2012 are June 19, Aug. 14, Oct. 9 and Dec. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m.
COMMUNITY · The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission’s area agency advisory council will hold its January business meeting Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Sarah Hightower Regional Library in the Coosa Room, from 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting is open to the public.
Wednesday, Feb. 29
EDUCATION · There will be a called meeting of the Catoosa County Board of Education Wednesday, Feb. 29, ar 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the board room at the Board of Education Office on 307 Cleveland Street. The primary purpose of this meeting is to receive our Southern Association of Colleges and Schools report.