Fall Drivers Ed Classes Full And Closed At Outdoor Chattanooga And Library

Monday, August 11, 2014
The Fall 2014 courses scheduled for the Outdoor Chattanooga Center in Coolidge Park (Saturdays in September) and the Public Library Downtown (Oct. 6-9) are full and closed. No more applications will be accepted for either location.

The one remaining course has limited spaces:

South Chattanooga YFD Center (1151 West 40th Street in St. Elmo), Oct. 6–9, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. each day

The Winter 2014/15 course schedule will be announced on Monday, Sept.

22

NOTE:  Eligibility is limited to City of Chattanooga residents.
 
To enroll:
 
1.     Visit  http://www.chattanooga.gov/transportation/traffic-engineering-a-operations/drivers-education
2.     Indicate class choice as South Chattanooga YFD Center (October 6-9)
3.     Print online application, complete and sign, and mail to:
1250 Market Street, Suite 3030, Chattanooga  Tn. 37402
 
Please monitor the Drivers Education Program facebook page or visit: http://www.chattanooga.gov/transportation/traffic-engineering-a-operations/drivers-education
 
For more information, call the Drivers Education information line at 423 643-7011 or call 311.

Friends For Life Is Holding A Pet Photo Contest

The 9th Annual Wally's Friends For Life Pet Photo Contest is currently underway. "It’s only ten dollars to enter your pet into the contest, and your friends and family can vote online for one dollar.  Just imagine your pet’s face on the front cover or on the inside of Wally’s Friends 2016 calendar," officials said. Go to wallysfriends.com , front page, upper right ... (click for more)

Baggett Road Construction Project Closes Road To Through Traffic Next Week

The Catoosa County Public Works Department has scheduled cross drain and road repair work on Baggett Road, between 509 Baggett Road and Atcheson Court. This section will be closed to thru traffic beginning Monday through Thursday, weather permitting.  Use alternate route and be prepared for traffic delays.   (click for more)

Ruling States That City Of Cleveland Is Entitled To Liquor By The Drink Funds

The city of Cleveland is entitled to keep all funds collected since city voters approved “liquor by the drink” in the Nov. 5, 2002 election. Bradley County Schools sued the city for taxes owed based on the school board’s interpretation of state law. Cleveland City Schools will be allowed to keep its money. The city of Cleveland distributed the liquor by the drink tax to Cleveland ... (click for more)

Crash On Chattanooga Avenue Causes Power Outage

A single-car accident in Dalton damaged a power pole on Chattanooga Avenue in front of the Crown Mill Village apartments and has caused a power outage in the area.   Chattanooga Avenue was closed between Matilda Street and Judson Street while the Dalton Police Department investigated the crash and Dalton Utilities worked to replace the pole. The road was reopened later.  ... (click for more)

Chattanooga's Memorial Day - And Response

It is recorded in the Fourth Chapter of the Book of Joshua, that after the nation had crossed the River Jordan, Joshua would receive a divine commandment to choose 12 men from among the people and tell them to take 12 stones from the middle of the river.  Each man placed a stone on their shoulder which represented one of the tribes of Israel, and served as a memorial ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden In August 2015

Those in the know tell me the month of August is National Peach Month, so as I take a stroll through garden, I am paying particular attention to the poppy and the gladiolus because they are the “birth flowers" of this month. But as we dole out our months Orchids and Onions, let’s substitute a peach and a pit, that hard seed you find when you bite into a peach. A PEACH to the ... (click for more)