Street Closings Announced For The Weekend

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Wilhoit Street between Main Street and Rossville Avenue will be closed from 10 p.m. on Friday through 8 p.m. on Sunday, for the Main X 24 Glow Party.

2nd Street and Spring Street in the Bluff View Arts District, and the intersection of Battery Place and Mabel Street will be congested with runners and walkers on Saturday, from 6 a.m.-9 a.m. for the First Things First Families On The Run.

Rossville Avenue, from Adams Street to Jefferson Street, Jefferson Street, from Rossville Avenue to Main Street, and Main Street from Jefferson Street to Cowart Street will be closed from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, for the Main X 24 Southside Holiday Parade. Main Street will be closed to through traffic at Broad Street and Central Avenue.

Rossville Avenue, from Read Avenue to Madison Street, the inside lanes of north and southbound 23rd Street Extension from Rossville Avenue to Central Avenue, Madison Street from 17th Street north to Main Street, 18th Street from Madison Street to Jefferson Street, and 17th Street from Adams Street to Jefferson Street will be closed from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, for the Main X 24 Glow Run.


East Ridge Police Department To Conduct Labor Day Weekend Saturation

The East Ridge Police Department will be conducting a patrol saturation across the upcoming Labor Day weekend. The additional officers will focus their efforts on vehicle crash reduction and public safety enhancement. ERPD would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday weekend. (click for more)

TDOT Halts Lane Closures On Tennessee Highways For Labor Day Weekend

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the busy Labor Day holiday travel period.  Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday through 6 a.m. on Tuesday.  This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the busy Labor Day holiday. ... (click for more)

Detectives Investigating Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy At Soddy Daisy

Detectives are investigating the death of a three-year-old child, who was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday and later died. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 10710 Jenkins Circle, Soddy Daisy, on Wednesday on a report of a boy having drowned in the bathtub.  Deputies arrived on the scene and immediately took over CPR until Hamilton County Emergency ... (click for more)

Shooting Of 15-Year-Old Began As Argument Between Teens

According to police, the Tuesday night shooting of a juvenile on Taylor Street started as an argument between the two young men. Terry Marshell Smith Jr., 19, was arrested the following day. Police said the former Hixson High School student shot the juvenile in the shoulder after their argument and then fled the scene.  According to police, Smith admitted to the shooting. ... (click for more)

Better Plan For Walnut Street Hotel

Mitch Patel and his Vision Hospitality Group have unveiled a revised plan for a hotel on Walnut Street. It is much better than the one proposed two years ago. By having no curb cuts on Walnut Street, it makes that special block near the bridge more inviting and safer for pedestrians. Deliveries would be off Riverfront Parkway and hotel access (valet parking) would be off Aquarium ... (click for more)

Thanks For Making The Southern Brewers Festival A Success

Now that the dust has settled I'd like to thank Chattanooga for supporting the Southern Brewers Festival and making it yet another very successful event.    For those who do not know - the SBF benefits the Chattanooga chapter of Kids on the Block and the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.  As a partner helping the SBF with volunteers, sponsorships and the overall production ... (click for more)