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.


Shane Daughetee Memorial Sign Dedication Is Thursday

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger will host the dedication ceremony for the Shane M. Daughetee Memorial Highway Sign on Thursday at 9:30 a.m.   The sign is a memorial to Shane Daughetee the volunteer firefighter who lost his life on Jan. 26, 2007, while battling a house fire.   The section of Highway 58 dedicated to the former firefighter of ... (click for more)

Road Closure In Whitfield County August 4-5

Ricky Dr., between Haigmill Road NW and Sharondale Dr., will be closed on Monday and Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. for a cross drain replacement.  For questions, contact Roger Lackey of Whitfield County Public Works at 706-278-7167. (click for more)

City Council Presents Potential Ordinance To Address Noise Level Downtown

Members of the Chattanooga City Council presented a potential ordinance to address concerns about the noise level downtown. If passed, the ordinance will put limits on both dB(A) and dB(C) levels of sound. It was noted, "When we compare our dB level, it is clear that Chattanooga is lower than Nashville and Knoxville." However, this comparison only takes dB(A) levels into consideration. ... (click for more)

Man Shot On Ohls Avenue While Working In His Yard

A Chattanooga man was shot Tuesday evening, while working in his yard. At approximately 8:55 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 4217 Ohls Ave. for a shooting. Officers located 34-year-old Daniel Marlowe suffering from a single gunshot wound to his hip.  Mr. Marlowe stated to investigators that while he was working in his yard, three black males approached him and ... (click for more)

Thankful For Senators Alexander And Corker's Support Of The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Fleet - And Response (2)

America’s national security at home and abroad is important to all of us.  So it is very important to recognize and thank our leaders when they show strong support for our military. That’s why I am writing to thank Senators Alexander and Corker for their continued commitment to our great state, our nation, and especially to our military.  Their support ensures that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Scottsboro’s Pat Trammell

I got a warm feeling Tuesday when it was announced Pat Trammell will be among those in the inaugural class of the Jackson County (Ala.) Sports Hall of Fame. When the august group is enshrined at Scottsboro’s Goose Pond Civic Center on Nov. 1, most folks won’t even know who Pat Trammell was but I knew all about him in my very first year as a fledgling sports writer back in 1967 and, ... (click for more)