Section Of Igou Gap Road Closed Wednesday For Resurfacing

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Igou Gap Road between Gunbarrel Road and Skyline Drive will be closed to all traffic on Wednesday, from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. for completion of resurfacing work.  

Detours will be posted using Jarnigan Road. Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible.


Series Of Meetings Focused On "Community Choices" Begins Monday

A series of meetings focused on "Community Choices" begins Monday for the White Oak Mountain area.   "During public feedback gathered in the spring of 2017, local planners learned that preserving rural character while accommodating growth is a concern and one of the biggest challenges for this area.  Upcoming meetings for Area 12 - the White Oak Mountain Area Plan (the ... (click for more)

DAR Hosts Veterans At VEP Program At UT

For the fifth year, Nancy Ward Chapter NSDAR, assisted by the four other chapters in Chattanooga , served lunch to 20 veterans and their instructors at the VEP program at UT. The other chapters who provided food, drinks and smiles were Moccasin Bend, Chief John Ross, Judge David Campbell and Chickamauga. The ladies were responsible for the groups lunch. They interacted with the ... (click for more)

3 Hikers Missing In Big Soddy Creek Gulf Area

Rescuers are searching for three hikers missing since Sunday afternoon at Big Soddy Creek Gulf. They left around noon, and were supposed to return around 6 p.m. The hikers are a married couple and their friend. They are avid hikers. Crews with the Soddy Daisy Police and Fire Departments began searching at daybreak on Monday. (click for more)

Pair Arrested In Connection With Lookout Mountain Vehicle Thefts, Break-Ins

Police on Lookout Mountain said two arrests have been made tied to the theft of  two vehicles stolen from a home in Lookout Mountain, Ga., last week.   In connection to the vehicle thefts, seven other vehicles were entered and several items were stolen. Lookout Mountain, Ga., Chief Todd Gann said, "Early  Wednesday  morning, a Georgia resident noticed ... (click for more)

Do Something To Protect Our Children

It is unconscionable in this day and age that these children had to exist in such deplorable conditions and that an innocent baby suffered and died alone in a locked car.  Yes, there is blame and accountability considering this family had child neglect charges filed a few years ago (that were apparently dropped and expunged) and a large part of the responsibility should ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Not Many Know This

The best story of the summer – by far – came out of Panama City over the Fourth of July weekend when over 80 total strangers on a Panama City beach responded to screams. Two boys, ages 14 and 11, were caught in a rip tide and all of these “angels” quickly formed a human chain -- over 80 people with their arms locked -- to stretch out in the water, reach those kids and tug them out ... (click for more)