Ben Brandon Speaks On AR15's And The Second Amendment At Tea Party Meeting

Monday, October 14, 2013

AR15’s & THE SECOND AMENDMENT: SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION 
 

Ben Brandon, master instructor with the Civilian Marksmanship Program, will be the featured speaker at the Chattanooga Tea Party’s meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m.  Mr. Brandon, an expert on the Constitution and the 2nd Amendment, will "expose the deception that is often used by the media and politicians in the debate over guns, but he will also provide a historical overview of the reason for the 2nd Amendment and why calls for banning or controlling the ownership of AR15’s and other targeted firearms must be resisted at all cost."

The meeting will take place at The Century Club Banquet Hall, 3221 Harrison Pike (off Access Road, just south of the Highway 153-Amnicola Highway intersection, next to The Lighting Gallery).   

Participants are asked to bring a non-perishable canned good item as the Chattanooga Tea Party is committed to supporting the local Chattanooga Area Food Bank.


Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment On Cleveland Police Department

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will arrive on Monday to examine all aspects of the Cleveland Police Department’s policy an procedures, management, operations and support services, Interim Chief Mark Gibson announced on Friday. Verification by the team that the Cleveland Police Department meets the commission’s state-of-the-art ... (click for more)

7600 Block Of Middle Valley Road To Be Closed For A Week Beginning Thursday

The 7600 block of Middle Valley Road will be closed to through traffic at Jed Lane starting on Thursday June 4 for one week for utility construction.  Detour signs will be posted. (click for more)

Work To Start Later This Year On Major Reworking Of U.S. 27 Downtown; 31 Walls To Be Erected As Cameron Hill Faces More Cuts

Work is set to start later this year on the $80 million reworking of U.S. 27 in downtown Chattanooga. TDOT's Jennifer Flynn said all of the right of way has been acquired and construction bids are tentatively scheduled to be opened in August.  The 1.4-mile project includes U.S. 27 from I-24 to south of the Olgiati Bridge.  Work was completed earlier this year ... (click for more)

2 Hurt At Soddy Daisy In Train/Car Accident

Two people were hurt in a train and car accident in Soddy Daisy. More information will follow as it becomes available.   (click for more)

Why The 2-Sided Sidewalk On Wide And Busy Highway 58?

I don’t know if it's the state or the city of Chattanooga that is spending a lot of money to build sidewalks and/or bike trails on Highway 58 (from Webb Road to Jersey Pike). We will have the finest walking/biking sidewalk that crosses at least a dozen businesses with heavy traffic and at best you have to cross six lanes of traffic to get to the other side to catch the sidewalk ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: City Limits Worry Dogs, Cats

If you are a dog or a cat in the Chattanooga area, it is very important to know exactly where the city limits are. You need to know that if a stray animal is rescued in the city, it is taken to one of the finest animal shelters in all of America. But if the errant pooch or tabby is found in Hamilton County – outside the city limits -- it is taken to arguably the worst animal facility ... (click for more)