Ricky Dr., between Haigmill Road NW and Sharondale Dr., will be closed on Monday and Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. for a cross drain replacement.
For questions, contact Roger Lackey of Whitfield County Public Works at 706-278-7167.
July 7, 2015
There will be a memorial service for Lelian E. (Lee) Reece, formerly of Harrison, Tn., at the National Cemetery on Monday, July 20 at 2 p.m. Any veterans are welcome, as are friends and family. (click for more)
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Safe Journey personnel will be conducting a child safety seat check at the Chuck E. Cheese, 22 Northgate Park in Hixson, Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. ... (click for more)
Hamilton county District 7 Commissioner Sabrena Smedley along with City Commissioner Larry Grohn will be sponsoring a community meeting on Monday July 13 at Christ United Methodist Church at ... (click for more)
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Safe Journey personnel will be conducting a child safety seat check at the Chuck E. Cheese, 22 Northgate Park in Hixson, Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. During this time, families may stop by the parking lot and Safe Journey personnel will help install, review, and/or check to ensure their child safety restraints are properly installed. ... (click for more)
A potential non-discrimination ordinance for same-sex city employees continued as a point of contention in a city council meeting on Tuesday as some called for further definitions about “gender expression and identity,” and posed questions about how the ordinance may limit the freedom of religious residents or affect individual privacy in public restrooms. The ordinance ... (click for more)
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday obtained an indictment from a federal Grand Jury in Knoxville on a new charge against a Signal Mountain man charged with making threats against a Muslim settlement in New York. The case will remain in Chattanooga, however. RoVanita Gupta, the head of the Civil Rights Division, and Bill Killian, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District ... (click for more)
A new report indicates why Chattanooga and Hamilton County officials do not need to extend PILOTs to apartment complex developers. Demand is high, therefore developers will continue to build to meet the demand without PILOTs. What is truly needed in the Chattanooga metroplex is low-income affordable housing. “Homeownership Drops to Lowest Level in Decades” ... (click for more)
Carl Safina, who is a modern-day genius when it comes to animals and nature, entered my world earlier this week when I read a story he had written about a wolf. Twenty-one, as the wolf was known by his tag number in Yellowstone National Park, was surely the greatest wolf that ever lived. He was legendary in that he never lost a fight when other wolves would challenge his territory ... (click for more)