Special Event Street Closures, Sept. 6-7

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Reggie White Blvd. between West 19th St. and the entrance to the Skate Park, Chestnut St. between West 19th St. and West 17th St., and West 19th St. between Chestnut St. and Reggie White Blvd. will be closed from 6 a.m. to midnight on Saturday for the UTC Football Game block party.

The intersection of Market St. at 1st St. will be controlled by a CPD officer to aid pedestrian crossing of Market St. between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday for the MCR – A Walk for Tammy’s Cause.

Reggie White Blvd.

between West 19th St. and the entrance to the Skate Park will be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday for the Chattanooga Market.

Main St. will be closed to all westbound traffic between Carter St. and Central Ave., the right northbound lane of Central Ave, between Main St. and Bailey Ave., the right eastbound lane of Bailey Ave. between Central Ave. and Holtzclaw Ave., the right southbound lane of Holtzclaw Ave. between Bailey Ave. and Main St., the right westbound lane of Main St. between Holtzclaw Avenue and Central Avenue, and West 19th Street between Chestnut Street and Reggie White Blvd. will be closed from 7:30 - 11 a.m. on Sunday for the Run of Honor.

Fort St. will be closed between West 13th St. and West 14th St. from 1 - 7 p.m. on Sunday for the Motorcycle Cannonball.

 



5th Annual Central Alumni Golf Tournament Set For Sept. 30

The fifth annual Central Alumni Golf Tournament at Bear Trace Golf Course in Harrison will be Saturday, Sept. 30. There will be a light breakfast, and registration and putting green availability at  7 a.m.  Shotgun start will be at  8 a.m. Lunch will begin at  noon  with trophies and door prizes. Cost is $100 per player/$400 per team, and ... (click for more)

Chattanoogan: Elizabeth Trimble Gets Surprise 90th Birthday Party

Union Hill Youth Ministry had a surprise 90th birthday celebration for Elizabeth Knowles Trimble who was born Aug. 31,1927. She has seven children, 19 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren. She is called “Grannie” not only by her grandchildren, but by many of the adults who were raised in the Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church as well as those in the South Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Witness Says Morse Told Him "His Emotions Got The Best Of Him" At Triple Killing In Lookout Valley

A witness told a Criminal Court jury on Friday that Derek Morse told him "his emotions got the best of him" at a triple killing in Lookout Valley. Michael Shavers also said Morse told him in detail about the slayings of John "Jake" Lang, Jon Morris and Caleb Boozer and the shooting of Matthew Callan at the Rolling Hills Trailer Park on April 9, 2014. Morse is standing trial ... (click for more)

Prosecutor Calls For "Meaningful Punishment" For Dyer, Brennan In $4.9 Million Swindle

Federal prosecutor James Brooks is calling for a "meaningful sentence" for Doug Dyer and James Brennan, who are charged in a $4.9 million swindle. He rejected arguments that they should receive leniency due to their age and health problems. They are set to be sentenced next Friday at 9 a.m. by Judge Travis McDonough. Prosecutor Brooks said concerning Dyer, "As this Court ... (click for more)

September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

The calendar fills up quickly in September as families return to a packed routine after quieter summer days. Unfortunately, your health might take a backseat to your busy schedule. So make a note on your calendar that September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and remind yourself—or the men in your life—about the importance of a healthy prostate.   Prostate cancer is ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: J.B. And The Saturday Funnies

As thousands of his friends prepare to celebrate the 100th birthday of Chattanooga newspaper icon, J.B. Collins, tomorrow, it is only fitting that I publicly salute a great reporter who helped develop me as a writer in the 38 years we spent together at the Chattanooga News-Free Press. He was a genius of a writer back in the day and a great photographer as well. I have adored him ... (click for more)