The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will hold its annual covered dish Christmas luncheon at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the home of Noah and Marilyn Long.
The new officers for 2013 will be installed during this meeting.
October 18, 2016
October 17, 2016
ORME BRANCH RAILROAD, 1904 The Orme Branch Railroad (OB) was built by the Campbell Coke and Coal Company in 1904 as the Doran’s Cove Branch Railroad (DCB), primarily to send its ... (click for more)
I am (highly) qualified to make the brash pronouncement that St. Elmo (Chattanooga's first suburb) is as much a state of mind as it is an actual place. It is a place that gets into your ... (click for more)
Update: The item has been determined to be a vintage set of pipe thread dies made by the Toledo Pipe Threading Machine Company. The ridges on the dies cut threads into metal pipe for ... (click for more)
ORME BRANCH RAILROAD, 1904 The Orme Branch Railroad (OB) was built by the Campbell Coke and Coal Company in 1904 as the Doran’s Cove Branch Railroad (DCB), primarily to send its coal and coke from its mines at Orme, opened in 1902, to market along a more efficient route than the mountain roads it had been using. The Battle Creek Coal and Coke Company bought ... (click for more)
I am (highly) qualified to make the brash pronouncement that St. Elmo (Chattanooga's first suburb) is as much a state of mind as it is an actual place. It is a place that gets into your mind and into your blood, and sometimes under your skin - indelibly. I have witnessed the same phenomenon in distant cities, but I do not think it is so strong an emotion there as it is here ... (click for more)
No injuries were reported in connection with a house fire on Saturday afternoon that displaced a family of seven. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm at 4:11 p.m. and responded to 3308 Dodson Ave. with five fire companies. Captain Wadie Suttles with Engine 4 said heavy fire was showing when the first firefighters arrived on the scene. As additional firefighters ... (click for more)
Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Friday afternoon at the 6300 block of Walden Avenue. Clarence Ross, 41, And Leshawn Witherow, 40, suffered non-life threatening injuries. Hamilton County EMS transported both victims to a local hospital for treatment. There is no suspect information at this time. Investigators with ... (click for more)
I am teaching my 15-year-old to drive in the North Georgia and Chattanooga area. I have warned her of the dangers of exceeding the speed limit both as a hazard to herself and in terms of receiving a ticket. What a liar I am. Have you driven on the local freeways and highways recently? I never see any highway patrolmen helping to reduce speeding or pulling over those who ... (click for more)
The definition for the term “fair market value,” this from the IRS tax code, “is the price at which the property would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy or to sell and both having reasonable knowledge of relevant facts.” So a recent article in Business Insider has just revealed a University of Tennessee scholarship ... (click for more)