The Chattanooga Chapter of Freedoms Foundation Local and National Awards presentation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Harrison Ruritan Club.
Lunch will be served at 1 p.m., with the presentation of the awards starting at 2 p.m.
February 23, 2017
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will soon be accepting applications for the second lateral trooper class. Men and women interested in a career as a state trooper can begin the application ... (click for more)
The national service sorority Omega Phi Alpha, Sigma Chapter at UTC, will host a 5k Pajama Run on Saturday, April 8, at 9 a.m. This event will be held on UTC's campus to help fund-raise and ... (click for more)
Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: U.S. 27 (I-124) widening from I-24/U.S. 27 interchange to north of the Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River, including ... (click for more)
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will soon be accepting applications for the second lateral trooper class. Men and women interested in a career as a state trooper can begin the application process online at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, March 8 through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, March 21. Preferred qualifications for the lateral class will be Peace Officers Standards and ... (click for more)
The national service sorority Omega Phi Alpha, Sigma Chapter at UTC, will host a 5k Pajama Run on Saturday, April 8, at 9 a.m. This event will be held on UTC's campus to help fund-raise and promote awareness for Project 541. Project 541 is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting and empowering girls and young women in an impoverished region of Honduras. It ... (click for more)
An inmate died at the county workhouse at Silverdale on Wednesday night, and an investigation is underway. She was identified as Dana Shunice Palmer, 45, of St. Elmo. Ms. Palmer was booked into the Hamilton County Jail from the Chattanooga Police Department on Feb. 14 on a public Intoxication charge. She was transferred from the jail to CoreCivic ... (click for more)
New Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is raising rates at the money-losing Walker County Landfill. The higher charges go into effect on March 1. Mr. Whitfield, during his campaign, said the landfill had been losing about $500,000 per year for many years. He said other area landfills were making a profit, but Walker County was having to subsidize its landfill. ... (click for more)
The recent debate over the Convention and Visitor's Bureau's funding and budget has gotten ugly. A Hamilton County commissioner has asked questions and made comments about the CVB. The director of the CVB has organized a campaign to dismiss the commissioner's questions and comments. The children on the playground are choosing sides and nothing useful seems to be happening. It's ... (click for more)
Far be it for me to suggest the Hamilton County Commission and the School Board need to spend more time at recess but it was obvious this week the two groups need to work at being better friends. We have nine county commissioners and just as many corresponding school board members to work together for the betterment of one entity – Hamilton County. Everybody who thinks that is happening ... (click for more)