Red Bank Christmas Parade Rescheduled For Dec. 13

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The 2013 Red Bank Christmas Parade originally scheduled for this Friday, has been rescheduled or Friday, Dec. 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. due to the pending poor weather conditions. This year’s parade promises to be a great event with Christmas music from Red Bank United Methodist, a bonfire, and of course Santa coming in by a Chattanooga Horse Tram carriage. You can even do some Christmas shopping at the many festival vendors. Santa will be available for self made pictures for a time after the parade. 



MLK Day Parade To Be Held Jan. 15

The MLK Day Parade will be held along Martin Luther King Boulevard on Monday, Jan. 15. All of MLK Boulevard will be closed before, and during, the parade.  Closures will take place from 2:30-5:30 p.m.  The closure will be for the exclusion of vehicles only.  The public at large may not be denied pedestrian through access except in the cases of emergency. ... (click for more)

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: JOHN ROBERT CARRIER                               ALANNA GRACE WARRICK 621 MEMORIAL DR APT 2001                          621 MEMORIAL DR APT 2001 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37415 ... (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)

All I Want For Christmas Are Digitized Newspapers For 2018

With recent news of the Public Library investing in their own StoryCorps-ish effort with the Chattanooga Memory Project, it got me thinking about digitizing local newspapers again.   It's been two and a half years since the Chattanooga Public Library committed to sending out a request for proposals to digitize the local newspapers they have on microfilm. Back in ... (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)