Zombie Walk Saturday Will Feed The Humans, Benefit Chattanooga Area Food Bank

Thursday, October 3, 2013

The Chattanooga Zombie Walk, produced by Red Towers Entertainment LLC, benefitting the Chattanooga Area Food Bank, will be held on Saturday. The walk will begin at 4 p.m. at the Southside of Walnut Street Bridge and will creep through North Chattanooga, ending at Big River Grille.  

The walk is open to the public and participants are encouraged to sign up to be an official Registered Zombie online at redtowersentertainment.com. Registration is $13 and 100 percent of the registration proceeds will support the work of the Chattanooga Area Food Bank and entitle the participant to discounts with local vendors and sponsors. 

Food collection barrels and volunteers will be set up along the walk route to accept donations. Participants who would like to receive a zombie makeover, including make-up and hair styling, can arrive by 1 p.m. and make a donation to be Zombified by the Chattanooga Zombie Squad.   

Red Towers Entertainment is a Chattanooga based event planning company. They are set to start production on upcoming events for the Chattanooga area this fall, with the 2013 Chattanooga Zombie Walk the first event held by the company.  Red Towers Entertainment has created a video trailer for the event that can be viewed here

For additional information, visit www.redtowersentertainment.com


Omega Phi Alpha To Host Pajama Run For Project 541

The national service sorority Omega Phi Alpha, Sigma Chapter at UTC, will host a 5k Pajama Run on Saturday, April 8, at 9 a.m. This event will be held on UTC's campus to help fund-raise and promote awareness for Project 541.  Project 541 is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting and empowering girls and young women in an impoverished region of Honduras. It ... (click for more)

Weekly Road Construction Report

Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County:  U.S. 27 (I-124) widening from I-24/U.S. 27 interchange to north of the Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River, including widening the Olgiati Bridge:  Work on this project continues.  The speed limit on U.S. 27 in the construction zone is 45 MPH.  The contractor may have temporary lane or shoulder ... (click for more)

Inmate Dies At County Workhouse On Wednesday Night; Investigation Underway

An inmate died at the county workhouse at Silverdale on Wednesday night, and an investigation is underway.   Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies/CID were called to investigate the death of an inmate at CoreCivic (formerly CCA).  The inmate was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced deceased at that time.     The identity of the ... (click for more)

Walker County Will Not Seek Land For Durham Railroad Trail From Couple Who Sought To Block It

Walker County, Ga., under a new administration, will not seek to condemn land from a couple along a proposed public trail on the old Chickamauga to Durham Railroad. Former County Attorney Don Oliver, who supported the trail idea, in the waning days of the Bebe Heiskell administration went to court to condemn property in the name of Stanley Lowe and Jill Wyse at the community ... (click for more)

End Modern Slavery - And Response

It is estimated that more than 27 million people are enslaved worldwide, in over 165 countries, including the U.S.  That is more than at any time in history.  Many of these victims are women and children, and many of them are right here in our city, in our neighborhoods.  Human sex trafficking is a multi-billion dollar business that preys on some of the most vulnerable ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Ed Chief ‘Embarrassed’

At the start of the school year in September, Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education Dr. Candice McQueen held an “educational summit” with state legislators from embattled Hamilton County. The entire “summit” took a prescribed 90 minutes and was such a dog-and-pony show her strongest statement was, "Create your plan around the right vision, have some metrics and align to the right ... (click for more)