Free Food For Kids Summer Locations In Meigs County

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The Chattanooga Area Food Bank is providing food free of charge for children ages 18 and under on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays throughout the summer.  If interested, please contact Meigs Ministries at 334-1071 and provide them with the following: name, address, number of children 18 and under, ages of children, and food allergies (if any).  

All children in attendance are served the same meal at no charge, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and that there is no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

The program will run through July 31.  To find out more about the program, call Meigs Ministries at 334-1071. 

Lunches are served around 11:30 a.m.

Locations:
Lakeside Baptist Church
Profits Apartments
Five Points Apartments
Summerview Apartments
Shiloh Baptist Church
Meigs County Middle School
HollyGlen/Cottonport Baptist Church
Cedar Valley Fire Hall
Price Creek Boat Ramp

W Road Closed Tuesday

The Hamilton County Highway Department announced the W Road will be closed Tuesday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for general  maintenance and clean up.   (click for more)

Dalton Police Department Celebrates Brad Jones’ Retirement

The Dalton Police Department said goodbye to one of its own Friday as longtime employee Brad Jones celebrated his retirement from the agency. Mr. Jones served the department as a civilian employee. He joined the DPD in 1988 as a dispatcher.  Mr. Jones served as a dispatcher until 1994 when he moved into the property and evidence room as a P&E custodian.  He retired ... (click for more)

Additions And Improvements At Camp Jordan Arena Coming Soon

Additions and improvements are coming to Camp Jordan Arena in the near future. At the Thursday night meeting of the East Ridge city council, approval was given for buying new playground equipment. It will come from Gametime, a locally-based company. The VP of Marketing lives in East Ridge and made a proposal to set up the playground at Camp Jordan so his company could use it for ... (click for more)

Tribute Service For Luther Masingill Held At Historic Engel Stadium

It took a place as big as historic Engel Stadium for Chattanooga to say goodbye to their beloved Luther. Hundreds came Thursday afternoon to pay tribute to Luther Masingill who died early Monday morning after a radio career that spanned an amazing 74 years. It was clear from all who spoke that he was considered not only a radio personality, but also a role model. One after ... (click for more)

Not Everything Has Been Done To Save Hutcheson

I am a resident of Walker County and I have a personal belief that a hospital ranks equal to other basic services a community should offer (like police, fire, emergency services, school systems, government, etc.). I am not privy to all the management and financial conundrums concerning the feasibility of maintaining and growing Hutcheson, and as a private citizen I don’t believe ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Pete Carroll’s Philosophy

Pete Carroll, the head football coach of the Seattle Seahawks, has a deep belief that he can change people by simply listening to them and then making suggestions on how they can get what they really want. If the people Carroll who can influence win, Carroll wins, and remember his team won last year’s Super Bowl with his methods.   When asked for example, here is what ... (click for more)