Alexander Welcomes House Committee Action On Tax Reform

Thursday, November 2, 2017
 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on the draft tax reform legislation released by the House Ways and Means Committee:

“You don’t need to be an accountant to know that our tax code is too complicated, takes too many dollars away from Tennesseans and makes it harder to create good-paying jobs. The House Ways and Means Committee is taking a critical step today toward enacting tax reform this year and I look forward to reviewing their proposal.

I will continue working with President Trump, Chairman Hatch, and my colleagues in the House and Senate to help create a simpler and fairer pro-growth tax system that will keep more money in Tennesseans’ pockets and grow Tennessee jobs.”


New Book Chattanooga In Old Photos Now Available At Zarzours

The new book Chattanooga in Old Photos, sponsored by Chattanoogan.com, is now available at Zarzours Restaurant on the Southside. John Wilson, Chattanoogan.com publisher and editor of the large-size, soft-bound book, will be at Zarzours on Thursday from 11:30 to 1:30 to sign copies of the book. The limited edition of 800 copies is printed by College Press of Collegedale. ... (click for more)

Highway 111 Northbound Shut Down For Hours After Semi Turns Over

State Route 111 northbound was shut down for over five hours after a semi truck overturned Tuesday. The roadway reopened shortly after 4 p.m. The wreck was near the Hamilton/Sequatchie County line. Crews unloaded the remainder of what was in the bed of the truck. The road was littered with pieces of metal that had to be cleared off.   (click for more)

Chattanooga Drivers, Please, Please Slow Down

It is  heart wrenching  to see all of these automobile accident deaths in Chattanooga. Two weeks ago six people lost their lives. Last week two lost their lives and now this week we have already had four death on our highways. The major factor in these accidents is speed. The faster you go the less time you have to react to a situation on the roadway. Plus ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It’s ‘Tennessee Week’

For over 50 years I have heard the line, “There are two things you must never do on ‘The Third Saturday of October.’ You mustn’t ever marry and try not to die because, in either case, the preacher won’t show up.” He’ll be watching “The Game.” Ever since Oct 18, 1901, Tennessee and Alabama have been going at it and that inaugural game set the tone as well as the standard for all ... (click for more)

Baylor Wins First Match In State Volleyball

MURFREESBORO – The first match of the 2018 TSSAA State Volleyball Tournament is in the books for the Baylor Lady Red Raiders. The defending Division II, Class AA state champs defeated Father Ryan for the third time this season, Tueday’s match by a 3-1 final at Blackman High School. Wednesday's second match at Siegel High School will be against the Briarcrest Saints, who improved ... (click for more)

East Hamilton Roars Back To Beat Camden, 3-1, In Class 2A State Vollleyball Tourney

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Sleepwalking through a lethargic first set after driving from Chattanooga, East Hamilton awoke and stormed past Camden, 3-1, Tuesday in the first round of the Class 2A state volleyball tournament at Middle Tennessee State University. Scores were 25-9, 22-25, 16-25 and 20-25. The Lady Canes (29-2), who have won 22 straight matches, advanced to the semifinals ... (click for more)