Road Closures Announced Beginning Monday

Friday, June 20, 2014

Cassandra Smith Road will be closed from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, until 4 p.m. on Friday, June 27, for installation of a storm sewer.  Detours will be posted using Hixson Pike, Adams Road and Hamill Road.

The northbound lane of the 300 block of Browns Ferry Road will be closed from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, until 4 p.m. on Monday, July 11, for a culvert repair. 


Marion County Democratic Party To Hold Yard Sale To Raise Funds For Candidates

The Marion County Democratic Party will be assisting its candidates for local elections this fall by raising funds for their campaigns.   There will be a yard sale in The First Volunteer Bank parking lot in downtown Jasper on Saturday, from  9 a.m.-3 p.m.   In addition to the sale, candidates will be on hand for meet and greets from  ... (click for more)

The Photographic Society Of Chattanooga Presents Steve Zigler

The Photographic Society of Chattanooga will present Steve Zigler on Thursday, June 16.   "Mr. Zigler is a photographer, artist, scientist and overall creative person.  Steve got his start in photography at age 10 when his uncle gave him a 35mm Pentax Spotmatic, which he still has today," organizers said. "He currently works in a community hospital with PET scanning. ... (click for more)

Large Hole Develops In Lane Of I-24 Eastbound Over Chestnut Street; Emergency Repair Undertaken

A large hole developed in the I-24 eastbound bridge over Chestnut Street in Chattanooga on Sunday evening. Jennifer Flynn of TDOT said, "The hole is such that we are having to close a lane to protect traffic.  This will cause a significant backup in traffic, especially given the holiday.  "This is the same bridge, but different location that we recently did an emergency ... (click for more)

12 Lost Hikers Rescued At Rainbow Lake, Edwards Point

Eleven adults and a child were briefly lost at Rainbow Lake and Edwards Point trails on Signal Mountain on Sunday. A 911 call was made at 9:45 p.m. from one of the hikers reporting the group lost sunlight hiking out of the trails at Edwards Point. Th Signal Mountain Fire Department and the Walden's Ridge Emergency Services have responded to the scene to ... (click for more)

Parking Discrimination Downtown

Many taxpayers who reside in Chattanooga (but outside Chattanooga's core) feel left behind when it comes to neighborhood paving, sidewalks, policing, streetscaping, street sweeping, public transportation, and other services. Some think most tax dollars are spent on downtown and not in their neighborhoods. It's not as if they can't vicariously experience the largesse of downtown. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: One Nameless Ghost

One hundred years ago the United States was at war. The most intense fighting during World War I was on what was called The Western Front. The Germans wanted to invade France from the north and in order to do it, they had to push through Flanders province in Belgium. It has been described as a hell unequalled in raw hand-to-hand combat, In just four months on Flanders fields, ... (click for more)