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John Henry of Sculpture Fields at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Dec. 8, noon at the Convention Center.

Jeff Hollis and Kelly Turner at Southside Chamber Council.  Thursday, Dec. 8, noon-1 p.m. at green|spaces: 63 E. Main St. 

Jennifer Flynn, TDOT, on TDOT's five year plan for our area, at Nightside Pachyderm Club, Thursday, Dec. 8, 5:30 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. meeting at the Western Sizzlin in Ooltewah.

Baylor Chorus at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Dec. 9, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Baylor.

Sheriff Jim Hammond, at a joint meeting of Brainerd Kiwanis Club and Hamilton Place Rotary, Friday, Dec. 9, noon at the Holiday Inn on Center Street just off Shallowford Road. Bring donated food items for the Christmas project.

Marion County Democratic Party meeting, Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m. Central, at the home of Jim Lewis, 534 Spears Road, Kimball, Tn. 37347. The agenda will include: search for a new Secretary for MDCP, planning for 2018 elections; and building the MCDP. Light refreshments will be served beginning at 9:30 a.m. Central.

Chickamauga Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Wednesday, Dec. 14, in downtown Chattanooga. Interested women may call 423-886-7579 for information or visit

Bob Robbins, annual investment outlook update, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Jan. 6, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.


Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ABERNATHY, LEROY LEE  4003 LAURA LANE CHATTANOOGA, 37407  Age at Arrest: 60 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County VIOLATION OF SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY --- ADAMS, CHRISTOPHER RYAN  1100 BROWNS FERRY ROAD CHATTANOOGA, 37419  Age at Arrest: 26 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga ... (click for more)

New Hiener Book Of Historic Chattanooga Photos Available At Zarzours

The new Paul Hiener Historic Chattanooga Photos book published by is available at Zarzours Restaurant. Zarzours is located on the Southside on Rossville Avenue behind the Main Street Fire Hall #1. Mr. Hiener, a longtime Chattanooga printer and lifelong resident, collected over 3,000 historic pictures of his beloved hometown. He made some of the photos ... (click for more)

Vehicle Emissions Testing Causes More Pollution Than It Prevents - And Response

While a noble cause to make sure vehicles are operating efficiently with the minimum amount of pollutants, a simple analysis makes it somewhat evident the VET program in Chattanooga causes more pollution that it prevents.  Though I don't know how many vehicles are tested on an annual basis, if you assume an average round trip of 10 miles to the nearest testing station (five ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Senseless Divide

If I could change one thing about the schools in Chattanooga, my wish would be that everybody could become good friends. I’m talking about the private schools versus the public schools. The rancor is so bad we hardly every play in sports anymore and what the loathsome TSSAA has done in recent years to the out-numbered private schools is sinful. My dream would be that there would ... (click for more)

Hixson's Courtney Jones Headed To Hiwassee

Courtney Jones is almost finished with one important segment of her life and she's not wasting any time getting on with the next part. Jones is currently a senior at Hixson High School, but she will graduate next week and heading to Madisonville where she will be playing volleyball at the college level for the Hiwassee Lady Tigers. Jones has been an integral part of Hixson's ... (click for more)

Walker Valley, Soddy Daisy Big Mat Winners

The Walker Valley Mustangs recorded pins in the first five matches and never looked back as they beat host Ooltewah in a prep wrestling match Thursday evening by a resounding 61-12 final. The match began at 120 pounds and James Jur put his team ahead with a first-period pin.  Cameron Dwyer, Ethan West, Dillon Clark and Zeth Haynie followed with pins and it never got any ... (click for more)