City Of East Ridge To Hold Ribbon Cutting And Open House For New Fire Station #2 Thursday

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The City of East Ridge announces the grand opening of Fire Station #2 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Thursday at 10 a.m. in its new location, 1410 St. Thomas Street near the Exit 1 development.
 
The original Fire Station #2, located on Camp Jordan Parkway, was dismantled in order to make room for the Bass Pro Shops and Jordan Crossing development. During construction of the new Station #2, both station crews operated out of the main Fire and Police Building on Ringgold Road. 


Local Man To Represent In 24th Karate World Championship

Life-long Chattanoogan Ryan Rogers is the only person in the Chattanooga area on the U.S. Karate Team. He has been on the team since 2016.  Mr. Rogers earned his spot on the U.S. Karate (Para) Team and competed in the 23rd Karate World Championships held in Linz, Austria in November 2016.  He was the first America with autism on the U.S. Karate Team. Mr. Rogers placed ... (click for more)

Loose Leaf Collection Begins Monday

The City of Chattanooga, Department of Public Works, will begin collecting loose leaves on-demand from residents Monday. Loose leaf collection service may be requested by city residents through the following actions: Call 311 at 423-643-6311. Request loose leaf collection online . CHATT311 App on your Apple or ... (click for more)

Motorcyclist Brennan Wilson, 26, Killed In Accident On Highway 153 Sunday Evening

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Sears At Hamilton Place To Close

Sears at Hamilton Place Mall is on the list of the latest Sears department stores to close.   It is one of four on the list in Tennessee to shut its doors.   The Sears at Northgate Mall will remain open for now. (click for more)

Why Are Joda Thongnopnua And Phil Bredesen Downplaying Their Democratic Values?

For the past several months, the Democratic Party has reached a tipping point. “Their Resistance” is to oppose anything and everything Republicans are doing to deliver a stronger economy and better economic opportunities for all Americans.  Yet, I find it very interesting that the public outcry we are seeing from the Democrats on a national level is nowhere to be found when ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Coach Who Said ‘No’

I couldn’t tell you the first time I met John Gagliardi … 30 years ago? 40? … and I never saw him nearly enough. He was a Division III football coach at some monastery of a place in Minnesota and that’s a long way from the Southeastern Conference. Our orbits rarely overlapped but somewhere down the line we were at the same table for dinner. Once that happened, it seemed like the ... (click for more)