PHOTOS: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day With Glass House Collective And Andy Berke

Monday, January 21, 2013

The Glass House Collective organization along with volunteers from the Andy Berke supporters worked on Monday to renovate the area around the intersection of Glass Street and N. Chamberlain. The work consisted of renovating and painting of store fronts and the picking up of trash in the area. The idea was to help the area to come alive again.



Made In Tennessee Celebration Kicks Off 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships

Chattanooga will host the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship from Sept. 6-10. The women’s championship is Saturday, Sept. 9, and the men’s championship is Sunday, Sept. 10.   IRONMAN thanks the communities and volunteers of Hamilton and Walker Counties and welcome more than 4,500 athletes from across the globe to Chattanooga by kicking off the four-day race event with a free ... (click for more)

Program On The Confederate Occupation Of Lookout Mountain Is Sept. 2-3

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will host a living history encampment with the 16th Alabama at Point Park on Lookout Mountain on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-3. The program, Preparing for Battle: The Confederate Occupation of Lookout Mountain, which lasts approximately 30 minutes, is scheduled at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. ... (click for more)

Walker County Residents May Face Special Levy To Deal With Erlanger Debt, Penny SPLOST Transportation Tax On Top Of 2 Mil Property Tax Rise

Walker County, Ga., residents may face a special levy to deal with the Erlanger Health System debt as well as a new penny SPLOST transportation tax - on top of a planned two mil property tax rise. The two mil would equal to $80 on a $100,000 home. Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield said all of that is to take care of mountains of debt he said he inherited from the Bebe Heiskell ... (click for more)

New Superintendent Johnson To Set Up Opportunity Zone For Low Performing Schools

New County School Supt. Dr. Bryan Johnson said he plans to set up an Opportunity Zone for low performing schools. He said in a memo: In our ongoing efforts to improve student achievement I would like to establish an Opportunity Zone that would specifically focus on our Priority schools and schools on the cusp. The initial schools that would receive support through this structure ... (click for more)

Shame On Anyone Planning A Protest At Coolidge Park Thursday Evening - And Response (7)

Whether you're Alt-Left or Alt-Right, Coolidge Park isn't the place to showcase your hate and indifference with one another. Just because it's your right, that doesn't necessarily mean that you should do it. Many have this misconception that this park is named after a President, Nope. It's named after a great man, a true patriot, and Medal of Honor recipient from right ... (click for more)

A Tale Of 3 Properties

Here in Lookout Valley on the far southwest edge of Chattanooga and Hamilton County, trees and rocks are plentiful but sidewalks are as rare as unicorns. It’s a land the governments forget – until tax collection time.  The recent county reappraisal spoke about ‘comps,’ recent sale prices of comparable local properties. But the assessors defined ‘comparable’ to suit themselves, ... (click for more)