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.
August 26, 2016
Construction work will begin this weekend on Waugh Street and M.L. King Jr. Boulevard in the city of Dalton. This project includes 3.6 total miles of milling and resurfacing on Waugh ... (click for more)
USDA Rural Development State Director Bobby Goode on Fridaiy presented a $105,000 grant to Calhoun Charleston Hiwassee Historical Society. “The expansion will greatly enhance community ... (click for more)
Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: U.S. 27 (I-124) widening from I-24/U.S. 27 interchange to north of the Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River, including ... (click for more)
Construction work will begin this weekend on Waugh Street and M.L. King Jr. Boulevard in the city of Dalton. This project includes 3.6 total miles of milling and resurfacing on Waugh Street beginning at Shugart Road and ending at the Waugh Street Bridge, and on M.L. King Jr. Boulevard from Glenwood Avenue to Rushmore Drive (the city limits). The project goes through ... (click for more)
USDA Rural Development State Director Bobby Goode on Fridaiy presented a $105,000 grant to Calhoun Charleston Hiwassee Historical Society. “The expansion will greatly enhance community events at the Historical Society and stimulate the economy of the Charleston area,” Mr. Goode said. “It will also help preserve and educate citizens and visitors about the rich, historical ... (click for more)
Officer Kenny Moats of the Maryville Police Department was shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call on Thursday. Officer Moats was with the department for over nine years and was currently serving as a drug enforcement agent. Assistant Commissioner David Purkey said, "It is with heavy heart that I express my condolences to the family and friends of ... (click for more)
A man has been arrested in Bradley County, after attempting to steal a vehicle. On Thursday, Deputy Jessica Morgan observed a silver truck in a church parking lot on South Lee Highway. While checking the premises, Dep. Morgan observed a male wearing a black tank top and red shorts exiting the rear window of the cab into the bed of the truck. Once the suspect noticed Dep. Morgan, ... (click for more)
Often I visit Gold's Gym at Chestnut and 4th Street. I park in the theater parking lot at Broad and 4th Street. I depend on the walk signs to get me there safely. Most days I almost get hit by someone turning left or right coming from the exit ramp off 27 or turning right on 4th street from Chestnut. This happened yesterday as I was almost mowed down by a garbage ... (click for more)
It is a good guess that for about 30 years I have kept an EpiPen on the top of my refrigerator. I have never had to open the box, much less jab a dose of life-saving epinephrine into a person suffering from anaphylaxis. Whether it is a bee sting, peanut butter, shellfish or other allergies, I watched somebody come within inches of dying in my early 20s and swore I would have one ... (click for more)