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Impressed With Rep. Mike Carter

Tuesday evening we attended AMAC’s October meeting (Association of Mature American Citizens), a conservative alternative to AARP.  The keynote speaker was Rep. Mike Carter (TN House District 29-  Ooltewah/Birchwood/Collegedale/SaleCreek). Attendance at this meeting was sparse; at best, only one or two of the attendees were in Rep Carter’s district.  Also, it was ... (click for more)

For Esther Outside Looking In

If I lived in District 30 I’d be voting for Esther Helton to be my representative. Alas, I do not.  However, if you do, I encourage to get out and vote; now, during early voting or on Nov. 6, the appointed date.  Here’s why.  Esther has the true heart of a servant which is what elected office is supposed to be about.  It’s not about becoming a celebrity.  ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Red Wolves SC To Build Soccer-Specific Stadium For 2020 Season

Chattanooga Red Wolves Soccer Club is building a state-of-the-art, soccer-specific facility, where the team will host home games beginning in 2020. For its inaugural season, the club will play at Chattanooga Christian School’s David Stanton Field in 2019.   David Stanton Field seats 3,500, and the club plans to install additional temporary seating allowing up to approximately ... (click for more)

Case Against Soddy Daisy High ROTC Instructor Dismissed After Judge Sends Case To Grand Jury

The road rage case against a Soddy Daisy ROTC instructor was dismissed on Wednesday after a judge on Monday had sent the case to the Grand Jury. An order was issued on Wednesday signed by District Attorney Neal Pinkston and attorney Lee Davis that "no billed" the aggravated assault charge against 47-year-old Timothy Lee Hodges. Attorney Davis said, " Following a hearing in ... (click for more)

Knox Catholic Ends East Hamilton's Bid For Class 2A State Volleyball Title

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – East Hamilton’s bid to reach the TSSAA Class 2A state tournament title game was dashed Wednesday night when the Lady Hurricanes fell to Knoxville Catholic, 3-0, for the second time in as many days. Scores were 25-23, 25-22 and 25-17. “It’s hard to come back after playing a really good match like we did against Camden,” East Hamilton coach Bojana Hyatt ... (click for more)

Briarcrest Beats Baylor In State Volleyball

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Baylor and Briarcrest have played in the last three Division II, Class AA state volleyball championship matches and the Lady Saints have now won two, including Thursday’s 3-1 victory at MTSU’s Murphy Center. The Lady Saints have an outstanding team with a roster of outstanding players.   The same can be said for the Lady Red Raiders, but Briarcrest ... (click for more)