Debbie Riggs will sign her recently reprinted book, The Day Cleveland Cried: A History of the Monuments, on Saturday at Museum Center at 5ive Points.
Ms. Riggs' book documents the Steed-Hardwick-Marshall monument as well as the UDC monument.
April 29, 2016
Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century members of Prudhomme Fort Chapter presented books to the genealogical reference section of the Chattanooga Public Library. Reference ... (click for more)
The Hamilton County Highway Department reports Hotwater Road will be closed beginning Monday, May 2, for slope stabilization road work that is expected to continue until June 10. (click for more)
Norfolk Southern will be conducting routine railroad maintenance at several Hixson area crossings this week. The following roads will be closed at the railroad crossing beginning ... (click for more)
Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century members of Prudhomme Fort Chapter presented books to the genealogical reference section of the Chattanooga Public Library. Reference books placed were Barbados and Scotland Links 1627-1877, by David Dobson, 2005; and Scots in the West Indies 1707-1857 (Volume II) by David Dobson, 2006. ... (click for more)
Dewayne Ray Burns is wanted after police in North Georgia were led on a chase, and he fired shots at officers. Burns fired shots in their direction late Thursday night. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department are investigating the incident. According to park rangers on the scene, the Burns ran away, while firing shots in the direction ... (click for more)
Five names were selected Friday by a citizens advisory committee to send to the Cleveland City Council for consideration as the next Cleveland city manager. The five are Angie Carrier, Joe Fivas, Mark Reeter, Seth Sumner and Julie Underwood. The list is being sent in alphabetical order so no one has an advantage when the city council considers the candidates. ... (click for more)
No one has covered the Hamilton County Department of Education drama better than Roy Exum. Thank you, Roy, but I take issue with your unnamed sources. Professional jealousy and sour grape darts should not be anonymous. HCDE is so dysfunctional, and there is good cause to place this public organization under a microscope, dissect it into pieces and discard all ... (click for more)
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, which I consider a pretty good authority on what words really mean, defines “freedom” in this way: “The quality or state of being free: such as, (a) the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action; (b) liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another; (c) independence -- the quality or state of being exempt ... (click for more)