VIDEO: 2014 Chattanooga Fire Department Academy

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Video by Bruce Garner

Urban League Launches Inclusion By Design Executive Leadership Program

Ten Chattanooga senior managers were selected into the Inaugural Class of Fellows for the  Inclusion by Design Executive Leadership Program.    Inclusion by Design  is a market-based executive leadership development program that makes the business case for inclusion.    The program was designed to prepare senior leaders who are persons of color and/or ... (click for more)

Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Service In Coffee, Lincoln And Meigs Counties On April 8

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Coffee, Lincoln and Meigs Counties on  Saturday, April 8 . Since the program’s inception in 1993, more than 338,000 households have properly disposed of more than 22 million pounds of material.  Click here to see a video of a typical ... (click for more)

Robert Driver Jr. Shot At Bar Near Hamilton Place On Sunday Night

A man was shot at a bar near Hamilton Place Mall on Sunday night. At approximately  9:51 p.m.,  Chattanooga Police officers responded to the report of a person shot in the parking lot of Bar Louie located at 2100 Hamilton Place Blvd.   Responding officers located 34-year-old Robert Driver Jr. suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local ... (click for more)

1 Person Killed In 3-Car Accident In Dalton On Saturday

There was a fatal three-vehicle crash on the South Bypass in Dalton just south of Sawgrass Drive  on Saturday  at approximately  4:30 pm . The crash happened when the driver of a black Ford Mustang traveling southbound on the bypass for some reason left its lane of travel and crossed over the center line and hit a 2004 Chevy Silverado truck head on. ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret - And Response

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: This Library Comes Alive

I am pretty positive that I haven’t stepped foot in a library in the last 50 years. Between the ever-widening Internet, with all of its search engines and infinite resources, I have got about as much use for a library as I would if I read a book about a transgender person. I have neither the time or inclination. Be like trying to teach a pig to sing – the pig always get bored. ... (click for more)