PHOTOS: Rokaholix At Riverbend

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Rokaholix performed on the Volkswagen Stage at Riverbend.

Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon Kicks Off With Free Friday Concert March 3

The 2017 Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will be held Friday, March 3, through Sunday, March 5. The 26.2 mile course provides a great experience for the first-time or experienced marathon runner by providing a safe course with plenty of well stocked aid stations, spectator support, and a finish line experience with live music, food trucks, ... (click for more)

The Ringgold Playhouse Presents Southern Fried Funeral Beginning Thursday

The Ringgold Playhouse will kickoff its 2017 Season Thursday with a six-performance production of the southern comedy Southern Fried Funeral.  After ending 2016 with the classic drama Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, TRP is changing its course back to comedy to open the new year, and hopes to bring a lot of laughs to the community over the next two weekends.  "It's a really ... (click for more)

Commissioner Boyd Asks County Auditor To Get Detailed Data On Visitors Bureau Spending; Graham Says CVB Should Be Left Alone

County Commission Finance Committee Chairman Tim Boyd said he is asking County Auditor Jenneth Randall to supply him with details about spending at the Chattanooga Visitors Bureau, including actual credit card and travel expense statements. He said he also wanted copies of contracts for office renovations made to the SunTrust Building 18th floor where the CVB has offices and all ... (click for more)

Developer Agrees To Set Aside 5 "Affordable" Units At Bread Factory Lofts After City Board Is Vote Short Of Approving Refinancing

A South Carolina developer who is purchasing the Bread Factory Lofts on the Southside agreed to set aside five units for "affordable housing" in order to get the approval of a city board for the financing of the purchase. Only four members of the Health, Education and Housing Facility Board were present, and Lloyd Longnion said he would not give approval unless the developer ... (click for more)

Getting The Message

Our school age youth have inspired me with their responses during “Q and A” sessions after my readings as a volunteer during African American History Celebrations and Read across America Celebration, too.  Before this school year, I read to classes at Orchard Knob Elementary School and at Rivermont Elementary School, here in Hamilton County.   Their answers to factual ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Ed Chief ‘Embarrassed’

At the start of the school year in September, Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education Dr. Candice McQueen held an “educational summit” with state legislators from embattled Hamilton County. The entire “summit” took a prescribed 90 minutes and was such a dog-and-pony show her strongest statement was, "Create your plan around the right vision, have some metrics and align to the right ... (click for more)