CARTA Announces Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Schedule

Monday, January 8, 2018
In observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, CARTA’s fixed route and Downtown Shuttle buses will operate on Saturday schedules on Monday, Jan. 15.  The CARTA Care-a-van will also be operating on a holiday schedule.

All CARTA bus services will resume regular weekday schedules on Tuesday, Jan. 16.  

Additional information on CARTA’s routes, schedules and services may be obtained by calling the CARTA Information Line at 423-629-1473, TDD users 423-624-4534, or by visiting the CARTA website at www.gocarta.org.


Rotaract Of Chattanooga Announces Leadership Updates For 2018-2019

Rotaract of Chattanooga has selected its 2018–2019 board of directors to lead the organization into its sixth year and announced the appointment of President Caroline Walker. “I am honored to serve as this year’s Rotaract president. We have such a motivated, passionate and diverse  group of people in this club who are always looking for ways connect others, personally and professionally, ... (click for more)

Weekly Road Construction Report

Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: I-75 North Exit 1 interchange reconfiguration project at mile marker 1:   Work on this project continues. There is now only one exit ramp that allows drivers to turn both east and west on Ringgold Road at a signalized intersection. Traffic has been shifted onto the newly constructed portion of Camp Jordan ... (click for more)

Price Has Risen To $143 Million For State's Most Expensive Road Project - Downtown Chattanooga Freeway

The cost of Chattanooga's downtown freeway makeover - estimated at $85 million in 2006 and bid at $126.3 million when it got underway in November 2015 - has climbed to $143 million as issues were encountered along the way, TDOT's Ken Flynn said Monday. The Highway 27 project to provide three lanes in each direction from the I-24 split to the river was already the most expensive ... (click for more)

Signal Mayor Chris Howley Not Running Again; Man Suing Town To Be On Ballot For Council

Signal Mountain Mayor Chris Howley has decided not to seek re-election. He had until noon today to return the petition that he picked up earlier. Rick Saputa, who is suing the city but also picked up a petition for the council, did qualify just before the deadline. Others running for the Town Council include former Mayor Bill Lusk, Councilman Dan Landrum and new-comers ... (click for more)

Jeff Styles, I Believe You - And Response (5)

I am glad that Jeff Styles presented the details of the event on his website.  Just because the government alleges a crime does not mean guilty. A criminal charge is an allegation by government. Sure, that allegation can be very serious, but the charge is still an unproven allegation until a court of law and Lady Justice has her review of the proof.  A person gets ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Political Dark Side

If ever there becomes a movie that reveals the rotten side of politics, the script has just been written. My goodness, it has all of the hot words: liberals, Muslims, bedroom beds, spouse abuse, non-transparency (or is it collusion,) kids in shock, a seated member of Congress, vulgar language, the Democratic National Committee, a woman scorned, and – best of all – an election. ... (click for more)