Radio City Rockettes To Visit Girls, Inc. Of Chattanooga Monday

Friday, September 5, 2014

Two Radio City Rockettes will be visiting with Girls Inc. of Chattanooga to meet the girls, answer questions, teach their famous strut kicks and autograph keepsake photos of the world's most recognized precision dance troupe.

The Rockettes are known for their rich history, unrivaled talent, strength, precision and athleticism and have become one of the nation’s most beloved icons. They are visiting Chattanooga as part of their promotional tour for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular at the Gaylord Opryland Resort this holiday season. They continue to take the Christmas Spectacularto new heights, dazzling audiences with their performance style, as it continues to be both deceivingly complex and entirely glamorous.

They will visit on Monday, from 3:45-4:45 p.m. at the Brainerd United Methodist Church - Fellowship Hall, 4315 Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415.  Parking will be available on the west side of church.


Weekly Road Construction Report

Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: South Crest Road Bridge repair project over I-24 (between MM 182.3 – 182.4) and East Main Street (Mid-State Construction Co, Inc.):  The contractor has closed the South Crest Road Bridge over I-24 and East Main Street in Chattanooga as a major repair project gets underway. During the project, the entire bridge ... (click for more)

Bradley County Republicans Reorganizing And Electing New Leadership

The Bradley County Republican Party will be reorganizing and electing its leadership for the next two years. The following information is made available to all local Republicans interested in participating in the process. The Precinct Convention will be Saturday, at 10 a.m. at the Bradley Central High School Cafeteria. The County Convention will be Saturday, March 14, ... (click for more)

FCC Votes 3-2 To Approve EPB's Request To Expand Its Broadband Offerings

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to allow EPB to expand its broadband offerings to neighboring communities. Chairman Tom Wheeler and two other Democrats were in favor, while the two Republican members said the agency was acting illegally in overriding state law. EPB's phone, Internet and TV offerings have been far more successful than expected and ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Schools, UTC To Close Friday; Other Closings Announced

Due to remaining snow on some of the roadways and the potential for black ice overnight and into the morning, Hamilton County Schools will be closed on  Friday . School Age Child Care will also be closed. Employees who accrue vacation will report by  10 a.m.  and maintenance employees will report on regular schedule.  All classes are being ... (click for more)

Rep. Holt: Republicans And Democrats Join Forces To Outlaw Traffic Cameras

Newly elected Senator Lee Harris (D-Memphis) and I would seem like total polar opposites politically. He's from the big city of Memphis; I'm from a small town in rural Tennessee; He's a Democrat, I'm a Republican; He's black, I'm white; He's in the Senate, I'm in the House. Unfortunately, many would draw a seemingly logical conclusion that we don't like each other-- that we would ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: They Are Americans, Too

Roger Dean Kiser is something of a legend. Aside from being one of the best story-tellers I know of – I’ve read his works for years – the fact he came upon it honest, like Chattanooga’s Roger Allan Wade, makes him kind of special. Again, I’ve followed him for a long time. By the time he was four, he had been abandoned by parents and grandparents alike. The state of Florida placed ... (click for more)