Ashes To Go Is Cancelled Due To Weather

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
The Ashes to Go event that was planned for Wednesday afternoon has been cancelled due to impending weather.


Young Women Serve As Mormon Missionaries In Hixson, Red Bank, Soddy Daisy

Young women of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (“Mormons”) are serving missions in record numbers, especially since the minimum age was lowered to 19.  Sister Jacqueline Wilson, 19, and Sister Allison Dearden, 20, accepted calls to serve in the Tennessee Knoxville Mission.  They left their families and friends and put their educations on hold ... (click for more)

Nativity Rising Artists Presents Bach and the Spanish Guitar July 29

Nativity Episcopal Church Rising Artists continues a summer of Chattanooga Music Club scholarship winners with grand prize winning guitarist Preston Anastas.  The performance will be on Sunday, July 29 at 10:30 a.m. at Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 1201 Cross St. in Fort Oglethorpe. Mr. Anastas will play selections from J. S. Bach’s 3rd Lute Suite and ‘Misionera’ by ... (click for more)

5 People Shot On Cowart Street Early Sunday Morning

Five people were shot on Cowart Street early Sunday morning.   At approximately 2:55 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the area of 1400 Cowart Street on reports of multiple people shot. The shooting was near Coyote Jack's where one person was killed and another injured in a shooting in December 2017.   Upon arrival, police found several ... (click for more)

Body Of Robert Townsend, 60, Found In Dumpster On Laura Street

The body of Robert Townsend, 60, was found on Friday in a dumpster on Laura Street.   At approximately  11:19 a.m. , Chattanooga Police were dispatched to a deceased party in the 2500 block of Laura Street. Upon arrival, officers located the body inside the bin.     Violent Crimes Bureau responded to the scene. The decedent was transported to the ... (click for more)

Here We Go Again With The Same Cummings Highway, 12th Street Flooding

Here we go again with the same pitiful news reports about the Cummings Highway Interstate interchange with I-24 - Flooding yet again after a heavy rain.  TDOT is derelict in not having repaired this years ago.  How hard is it to get some excavators out there to dig up the collapsed drainage pipes which TDOT says are the cause of the flooding and replace them with ... (click for more)

Deal With The Graffiti Vandals

I travel to other neat old cities and don't see nearly the graffiti vandalism as in Chattanooga. Why do we allow one or two or three repeat vandals to mar our venerable Walnut Street Bridge, the pillars to the Holmberg Bridge, the remodeled Chief John Ross Market Street Bridge, the walls along our multi-million-dollar Riverwalk, our sidewalks, street signs and our old limestone ... (click for more)