Online Auction For Piece of ‘90’s Nostalgia From Northgate Ends Friday

Benefits Northside Neighborhood House

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

While doing a bit of spring cleaning, Northgate mall staffers came across an interesting piece of nostalgia from their early years - a baby grand piano previously used in the mall to entertain shoppers.  The 1990 Kawai Baby Grand Piano was recently appraised for over $3,000.   Mall spokesperson Catharine Wells said she reached out to Northside Neighborhood House to see if they could utilize it and the fund-raising idea was put into motion.   

“We are in awe of the work that Northside Neighborhood House has been doing for north of the river residents for the past 90 years and are thrilled to support them with this endeavor”, stated Steve Banks, Northgate Mall’s general manager.

The piano is currently on display in at Northgate Mall for anyone interested in “tickling the ivories”.   Bidders are asked to visit WinningCause.org/all-auctions to place a bid before the deadline on Friday at 6 p.m.

 “We appreciate the generosity and support of local businesses like Northgate Mall,” said Brianne Carswell, development director of NNH. “Any gift - whether it be an in-kind donation, time or money - helps support our life changing programs and benefits neighbors in need.”




David Carroll Speaks At Rotary Club Of Chattanooga Hamilton Place

The speaker at the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place  this week was David Carroll, who co-anchors Channel 3 Eyewitness News Live at 5 and Channel 3 Eyewitness News at 6.   Mr. Carroll is the author of " Volunteer Bama Dawg " a collection of his humorous newspaper columns, and " Chattanooga Radio and Television " a history of broadcasting in ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon Closures Announced

The Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon takes place  this Sunday . As part of a new course, cyclists will be using the center turn lane and left lanes each direction of Amnicola Highway .   Vehicles will have one lane in each direction for travel, and  Chattanooga Police Department will be at all major intersections to assist with directing traffic.   ... (click for more)

Charles Arthur Kyle, 29, Shot Early Sunday Morning

Charles Arthur Kyle, 29, was shot early Sunday morning.   Chattanooga Police responded at 1:30 a.m. to a person who had been shot. The victim was transported to a local hospital via a personally-owned vehicle. He was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.   Kyle advised that he was in a physical altercation with another person when he was shot. ... (click for more)

Wilkins Found With 2 Stolen Vehicles After Homeowner Catches Him In Break-In

Authorities said Jesse Lee Wilkins was found with two stolen vehicles after a resident on Thursday caught him stealing items from his residence on Cave Lane. Wilkins, 29, of 2906 E. 43rd St., was charged with aggravated burglary and two counts of theft over $1,000. When deputies arrived on a burglary call, they found Wilkins and the resident standing in the driveway. He said ... (click for more)

Exempt Volunteer Fire Departments From Procurement Policies - And Response (2)

The Hamilton County Commission just grouped a bunch of departments together in an attempt to reign in the CVB. I haven't spoken to any commissioners, but I truly believe it was unknowingly. By mandating that all non profits that receive 25 percent of their revenue follow county procurement policies, they might as well have padlocked all local volunteer fire departments. We expect ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Ghost & The Eclipse

So you don’t believe in ghosts, haints or spirits? And you don’t believe that smack in the middle of this August, it is going to be nighttime in the middle of the day? Then put on your seatbelt and sit next to me … First, the ghost. The 6 th Congressional District in the State of Georgia is in the northern part of Atlanta’s suburbs. It includes Roswell, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody ... (click for more)