HubFest Set For May 10

Monday, April 7, 2014

The city of Chattanooga Youth & Family Development and the city of Chattanooga Public Works Department will present the 8th annual HubFest 2014 on Saturday, May 10.  The free festival will showcase local musical talent, small businesses, service organizations, vendors and sponsors.  

HubFest is celebrating it's 8th year. The park and mansion is at 1428 Jenkins Road, just off East Brainerd Road. HubFest has grown with the support of many who believe a well maintained park is in the best interests of the community, said officials. The anticipated attendance is expected to be around 8,000 people this year. 

HubFest will be held rain or shine. Festivities begin with gates opening up free to the public at 10 a.m. There will be a parade at 11 a.m.  Entertainment, which will be on two separate stages, begins at 12:15 p.m.   Hamilton Country and Chattanooga city dignitaries will join at 11:30 a.m. for a presentation of the Colors by the United States Naval Sea Cadets.   

On board for entertainment are:  Roddie Stubblefield, Ryan Oyer, Call The Sheriff, McGill and Company, Barger School, Alda's Cardio Dancers, Antonia McMath and his Zumba team, Charley Yates, and A Man Called Bruce. Additional performers will be on site too.

Areas of interests include Mystery Dog Ranch-Horse Rides, Tree House Puppets, The Tri State Military Vehicles Association, balloon animals, train rides, inflatables, activities for children, Tikiz Shaved Ice, Mediterran Foods, Lemonade Lady, and oh so very much more.

Volunteers and more sponsors are needed.  Contact Chairman Janis Odom at:  EYT_Janis@hotmail.com or call 903-0647.

Fore more information visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hubfest-at-Heritage-Park/233021473444990?ref=hl

 


Chattanooga Police Department Increases Traffic Enforcement Efforts

Chattanooga Police are working to change driver behavior and address traffic violations throughout the city. Increased enforcement efforts by CPD’s Traffic Unit addressed infractions on I-75, I-24, Highway 153, and Highway 27 on Wednesday.  The increased enforcement is conducted in areas determined by data models generated through CPD’s Crime Analysis Unit and complaints ... (click for more)

Street Closures And Spectator Information For Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation welcomes the Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon presented by BlueCross BlueShield the weekend of March 3-5.   Public activities start Friday at 3 p.m. with the expo at First Tennessee Pavilion. Saturday, March 4, will host the Classic 150 5k and Kid’s 1 Mile Fun Run.  The 5K will start at 9 a.m. and Fun Run at 11 a.m.  Sunday, ... (click for more)

Lawsuit Charges That Georgia Law Firm Stole One Of The Woodmore Elementary Cases From Chattanooga Attorneys

A Circuit Court lawsuit charges that one of the Woodmore Elementary bus wreck cases was stolen from a Chattanooga law firm by Georgia attorneys just shortly after the Nov. 21 tragic crash that killed six students and injured others. It is illegal in Tennessee for attorneys to contact victims of a tragedy for 30 days after the incident. The lawsuit brought by Carl Lewis, father ... (click for more)

Stubbs Arrested In Carjacking At Lakesite McDonald's; SWAT Team Takes Him Into Custody After Struggle At Dayton Pike Apartment

The Sheriff's Office has arrested Jonathan Casey Stubbs in connection with a Feb. 13 carjacking at the parking lot of the McDonald's in Lakesite. Stubbs, 28, who gave his address as Ringgold, is charged with carjacking, aggravated robbery, aggravated kidnapping, resisting arrest, unlawfully carrying a weapon and three counts of violating probation on prior aggravated burglary ... (click for more)

CVB Should Share Financials With The Home Folks

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)

Roy Exum: The Haggling Must Stop

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)