I’m wondering whose idea it was to put the Apis Bull in front of the Tallan Building at the corner of MLK and Carter Street?
We can’t have the 10 Commandments at the courthouse, but this is o.k.?
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As a voter, I was skeptical about having an independent city auditor’s office. This office was created by referendum of the voters. The public wanted third party oversight of city government, ... (click for more)
The moment that many of us have been waiting for six months is upon us---it is football time in Tennessee. If you live within the greater Chattanooga area I am asking you to join me in ... (click for more)
My favorite TreeHugger once commented I'm a process sort of guy. One might suppose that's true, even though there are situations in which we must lower our center of mass to keep a firm base, ... (click for more)
As a voter, I was skeptical about having an independent city auditor’s office. This office was created by referendum of the voters. The public wanted third party oversight of city government, for good cause. I will be the first to admit I was wrong. A primary problem was the auditor being hired and fired by the mayor’s office, who could also set the auditors operating ... (click for more)
The moment that many of us have been waiting for six months is upon us---it is football time in Tennessee. If you live within the greater Chattanooga area I am asking you to join me in looking upon the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga as being our hometown football team. And it is an exciting team that we can be proud of. The Chattanooga Mocs will ... (click for more)
Plans have been revived for a five-story boutique hotel next to the Walnut Street Bridge. Vision Hospitality Group said the yet-to-be named hotel will provide 90 rooms featuring high-end amenities and exemplary service in the city's art district. Plans for a similar hotel were announced in 2012, but the proposal was later withdrawn. The hotel is slated for 102 Walnut ... (click for more)
Members of the Hamilton County Grand Jury said in a final report that the county needs to start "immediately" on funding a replacement for the Hamilton County Jail. The report, read by Foreman Robert Smith, says, "The Jail is near and/or over capacity and understaffed! Hard-working corrections officers are in constant danger. Being responsible for 80-100 inmates per ... (click for more)
Central Michigan quarterback Cooper Rush passed for 173 yards and two scores to lead the host Chippewas to a come-from-behind 20-16 win against Chattanooga Thursday night in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. UTC (0-1) led 16-0 in the second quarter only to have CMU score 20 straight points for the win in the season opener for both teams. "Our defense played well and played hard, but ... (click for more)
Starting pitcher Andres Santiago no-hit the Tennessee Smokies (32-34) to lead the Chattanooga Lookouts (32-32) to a 1-0 win and propel them into sole possession of first place for the first time this season. The no-hitter was the Lookouts’ first since June 1, 1996 when Travis Buckley threw one against the Huntsville Stars. Santiago was lights out since the ... (click for more)