Builders Join Black Creek Mountain Team

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
 Black Creek Mountain announced the addition of four builders to their development team.  Dexter White, Hagaman Construction Company, Hill Haven Holdings/Nu Era Construction and P&C Construction are on point for construction of new homes within the community.

“The builders selected for Black Creek Mountain are known for their exceptional level of custom home building services,” said Barry Valcarcel, broker.
  “We are excited to begin development of new homes as the community continues to grow.”

The $500 million development was named one of the ‘Top 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the U.S. by Where to Retire Magazine in June, and is one of the bestselling communities in Chattanooga this year.  

“As we see sales numbers climb, our goal is to continue to provide only the best in custom homes to our current and future residents,” said Jennifer Francis, sales professional.  “With the addition of our new builders, we know that we have the highest quality homes in the most beautiful  community Chattanooga has to offer.  And because Black Creek Mountain is located within six minutes of Downtown, there’s simply no comparison.”

The team of builders has begun construction on eight new homes ranging from $300,000-$700,000.  

Commission Denies Office Zoning Near James County Courthouse

The County Commission on Wednesday denied a request that a house near the old James County Courthouse at Ooltewah be rezoned for office use. The vote was 8-1 with Jim Fields casting the only vote in support of the request by Karl and Nina Vogel. Neighbors objected, saying it would lead to more office zoning in the neighborhood of single-family homes. Mr. Vogel said he and ... (click for more)

High School Students Visit Chattanooga State's Tiny House Project

Construction of a miniature house continues at ChattState in the Civil & Construction Engineering Technology program. The Tiny House Project began in fall of 2016 to give students the opportunity to get hands-on experience with planning, scheduling, and building a fully- functional tiny house. Funding for the project is made possible from the Community Foundation of Greater ... (click for more)

Severe Storms Rake Chattanooga Area; Flash Flooding Possible

Severe storms raked through the Chattanooga area on Saturday. Sale Creek was one of the hardest hit areas. Storm damage on Cooper Road included two crushed cars. Trees were on homes and railroad tracks that are the main line between Chattanooga and Cincinnati. Cooper Road is near Lake Chickamauga. There was also damage along Providence Road at Sale Creek. ... (click for more)

Body Believed To Be A Woman Is Found On Lookout Mountain

Hunters found a decomposed human body on Saturday afternoon in a remote area off High Road, Cloudland, Walker County. Law enforcement believes the unidentified remains to be a female. It appears the body may have been at the location for four weeks. On March 19, a vehicle was found abandoned on private property in close proximity to where the body was located ... (click for more)

No Tax-Supported Entity Should Get Secrecy In Spending

A shadowy situation has emerged in Chattanooga with an organization that manages millions of taxpayer dollars with no transparency and such a surprising disregard for accountability that one wonders what it would take to wake up elected officials who are supposedly in charge. Welcome to the Chattanooga Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, whose lawyer threatened to sue the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Is Dr. Edwards The One?

Just hours after the chairman of the Hamilton County School Board emailed a list of 14 candidates on Friday afternoon to be considered as the next Superintendent of the 42,000-student system to the other board members, Dr. Nakia Edwards, an Assistant Commissioner with the Tennessee Department of Education, became the early “common sense” favorite. And, at first glance, she has ... (click for more)