Real Estate Transfers For March 13-19

Thursday, March 20, 2014
NOTICE: The Hamilton County Register’s Office did not publish this data. All information in the Register’s Office is public information as set out in T.C.A. 10-7-503. For questions regarding this report, please call Chattanoogan.com at 423 266-2325. GI numbers, listed when street addresses are not available, refer to the location of transactions (book number and page number) in Hamilton County Register Office records.

Real Estate Developer Crupi Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

The owner of a low income housing firm in Chattanooga pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal fraud charges. Matthew John Crupi, who raised $5 million for the Urban Investment and Development (UID) firm, appeared before Federal Magistrate Bill Carter. His plea was to wire fraud. Prosecutors said the real estate developer promised investors a return of up to 20 percent. ... (click for more)

96 Townhomes Planned On Webb Road

A developer is planning 96 townhomes on a 20.5-acre site on Webb Road in the Highway 58 area. Bernard H. Brown III is the property owner. The application for a zoning change is by Mike Price of MAP Engineers. The townhomes would be one and two stories. There would be 4.5 acres of community space. The Regional Planning Agency staff is recommended denial, saying it ... (click for more)

Ganns/Falling Water School Way Over Budget

The final figure for the new Ganns/Falling Water School is way over budget, county officials said Wednesday. However, the County Commission voted to proceed on the $29,414,000 project. Gary Waters of the county schools said his estimate had been $25 million and he was surprised at the amount of the school bid that was awarded to Rentenbach Constructors. He said in lean times ... (click for more)

More Paving To Begin Soon On Dayton Boulevard; Red Bank Budget Has No Tax Increase

Improvements and work along Dayton Boulevard will begin soon. At the Red Bank Commission meeting Tuesday night, City Manager Randall Smith received approval from the commissioners to enter into a contract with TDOT on the next phase of paving Dayton Boulevard. Resurfacing has recently been finished from Memorial Drive to Greenleaf Street. The upcoming work will continue up Dayton ... (click for more)

The Swat Heard 'Round The World

If one can reach Toya Graham, the lady who whipped her boy and brought  him home from a life of crime in Baltimore, I want to give her a  nomination for my Bill of Rights Award.  This was a beautiful move and one which I call The Swat Heard 'Round the World.  Mind you, if it had been a white lady whipping her child to save her child from crime, she would ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Anti-Semitism Is Now Here

To those of the Jewish faith, the celebration of Passover every year is one of freedom. The sacred holidays, held in early April, commemorate the Exodus out of Egypt when Moses led the tribe of Israel from slavery to freedom. I believe it is one of the greatest stories in the Bible. On the other hand, the Jewish people of today are hardly free. Globally, anti-Semitic attacks in ... (click for more)