CHA To Offer 35 Units At Jaycee Towers I

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Chattanooga Housing Authority officials said arrangements are being made for the agency to offer 35 units at Jaycee Towers I on the Westside for low-income public housing.

CHA is to enter into an agreement with Dominium in a deal in which the private firm will receive a loan.

Also, CHA officials said a number of new units are being readied at Emma Wheeler Homes. Seventeen of those units have been set up for tenants.

The CHA occupancy rate stands at 97.46 with a goal of topping 98 percent.

Both Chairman Eddie Holmes and Vice Chairman Jim Sattler missed Tuesday's board meeting.

They were rewarded with new leadership terms.

Molly Cooper presided. 

 



Commercial Center Near Hamilton Place Olive Garden Sells For Over $6 Million

A commercial center near the Hamilton Place Olive Garden has sold for over $6 million. The sale of the property at 2200 Hamilton Place Boulevard was for  $6,038,104. The transaction was  to Agree Limited Partnership from Jlp-Chattanooga Llc.     (click for more)

Mike Croxall: 3 Easy Ways To Manage Your Winter Energy Bills

As temperatures begin to drop across Chattanooga and the surrounding area, many homeowners see their energy bills rise. Whether you are turning up the heat or turning on the holiday lights, energy usage tends to increase during these cooler months. Yet, there are many steps you can take — from small adjustments to major modifications — to stay warm and use less energy this winter. ... (click for more)

Clerk Shot During Holdup At Lee Highway Convenience Store Early Saturday Morning

A clerk was shot during a holdup at a convenience store on Lee Highway early Saturday morning. Paul Evans, 24, has non-life threatening injuries. At approximately  12:56 a.m.  Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot call at the Mapco at 6200 Lee Highway.   Upon arrival, Chattanooga Police officers located the victim. He told police that a man armed ... (click for more)

Woman Shot Twice By Estranged Boyfriend In Front Of Multiple People At Her Home In Dalton

A woman's estranged boyfriend entered her residence in Dalton on Friday night and shot her twice in front of a group of people, authorities said. Heather Renee Griffin, 42, was transported to Hamilton Medical Center and later transferred to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. Police are searching for Bertram Gerome Beck in the incident. At 7:35 p.m., the Whitfield County ... (click for more)

Connie McDade Enriched The Lives Of Hundreds Of Students

The message about Connie McDade was very touching. I was one of Connie's professors at UTC and thankfully she excelled anyway.  She was an enthusiastic educator, an exceptional person and generous individual.  She was a devoted teacher, loving wife, wonderful mentor and someone who will continue to bring joy to others beyond this life.   Future students ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Last You’d Suspect

Back when Bill Lenz launched Christ the Rock Community Church, the idea was to spread the gospel in Menasha, Wisc. but Bill and his brother Bob soon found they were dealing with people in trauma situations – drug and alcohol addiction, poverty, the homeless, and suicide prevention. As the church grew, they started an offshoot ministry called “Solid Rock” that deals with suicide ... (click for more)