Aquarium Way To Be Closed For 3 Weeks Beginning Monday

Friday, November 09, 2012
Aquarium Way between Walnut Street and Riverfront Parkway will be closed to all traffic for approximately three weeks for utility construction beginning Monday, at 8:30 a.m. Detours will be posted.

Locomotive 4501 To Be Highlight Of Fall Steam Excursions

The Tennessee Valley Railroad announced Wednesday the use of the restored Locomotive 4501 on several steam excursions during the fall season. The 4501 will be used for Fall Steam Specials on Oct. 4, 11, 18-19, 25-26 and Nov.  1.  In addition, 4501 will be used in combination with Locomotive 630 for a "double-header" excursion to Summerville, Ga. on Nov. 8.  This will ... (click for more)

LocalMotive Hosts Art Show As Part Of Annual Start-Up

Chattanooga local business development and office solutions center LocalMotive is hosting a grand opening event on Friday, Oct. 10. The event will feature an art show in which local artists will have their works for display and sale. This event during the annual start-up week campaign will begin at 6:30 p.m. Brandon Ellis, founder of the Chattanooga based LocalMotive Group, ... (click for more)

Teen, 17, Charged With Aggravated Rape In Attack On 69-Year-Old North Chattanooga Runner

A 17-year-old has been charged with aggravated rape in connection with an attack on a 69-year-old runner in North Chattanooga on Monday morning. Since the person charged is a juvenile, the only information given was that he is a black male. The incident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Mississippi Avenue. P olice initially said the suspect was described as ... (click for more)

Berke Implements New Pay Plan For Chattanooga Fire Department

Mayor Andy Berke joined the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and leadership of the Chattanooga Fire Department to unveil the Department’s new pay plan Wednesday afternoon. At a press conference at Fire Hall #1 on Main Street, Mayor Berke and IAFF Local 820 President Jack Thompson signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which sets forth regular raises for ... (click for more)

Keep John Roberts, Commissioner Of Red Bank

It has been a week since the Red Bank Neighborhood Pride Association held their candidate forum at Red Bank Middle School. I was privileged to have been asked to moderate the affair. What follows is my interpretation of the current issues facing the citizens of Red Bank and, at the end, a summation of whom I feel should be elected and whom I will be voting for personally. First, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My October Garden

Hark! It is the first day of October and, as I make my monthly stroll through the garden, I find a growing numbers of leaves and acorns. Autumn leaves are beautiful while acorns are nuts, thus you will get the idea as we make our monthly awards: A PRETTY LEAF to Phil Hughes after the Minnesota Twins pitcher came within one inning of earning a $500,000 bonus this season. The deal ... (click for more)