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Chief Fred Fletcher at the East Brainerd Council, Tuesday, May 26, 11:30 a.m. at the Car Barn. 

Ray Harlin, US Express, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, May 27, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Senator Bo Watson, at the Friends of Hixson Community Breakfast Meeting, Wednesday, May 27, 8 a.m. at Creeks Bend Golf Course, 5900 Hixson Pike. Breakfast buffet and coffee is $8 per person. Contact David Queen at 423-875-5338 or dqueen@qfsc.com.

Jimmy Lail with Raines Brothers Construction, Caitlin Moffatt, with Chattanooga State and Harry Hawkins with Thompson Engineering at the East Ridge Council.  Wednesday, May 27, 11:45 a.m. at East Ridge Community Center.  

Charlotte Williams, president of Women in the NAACP, on “Outstretched Hands and Open Hearts to Women and Children,” at WIN (Women in the NAACP) Meeting, Thursday, May 28, 6:30 p.m. at NAACP headquarters, 756 E. MLK Blvd., Whiteside Manor building (across from Live and Let Live barber shop).

Amy Pearson, Onpoint, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, May 29, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Commissioner Marty Haynes, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, June 1, noon at Republican Headquarters, 1428 Chestnut St., Ste. E. Lunch buffet is $12.

Jerry Sterling speaks on CEC Strategy Planning -the Road Forward, at the Chattanooga Engineers Club.  Monday, June 1, noon at the Doubletree.

Charles Damman and Stan Evans, National Society Sons of the American Revolution, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, June 3, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

State Rep. Marc Gravitt, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, June 8, noon at Republican Headquarters, 1428 Chestnut St., Ste. E. Lunch buffet is $12.

Paul Apyan, MD, University Orthopedics, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, June 10, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Sheila Boyington, co-founder and president of Thinking Media, at Small Business Development Centers' CEO Series - Talk of the Town, Thursday, June 11, 8-9:30 a.m. at the Chattanoogan Hotel, 1201 S. Broad St. Breakfast will be provided. Cost is $10 for pre-registration or $15 cash at the door. Register and pay online at www.tsbdc.org/chscc.

Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, June 15, noon at Republican Headquarters, 1428 Chestnut St., Ste. E. Lunch buffet is $12.

Phil Jackson, CEO, Erlanger East, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, June 17, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Zach Wamp, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, June 29, noon at Republican Headquarters, 1428 Chestnut St., Ste. E. Lunch buffet is $12.

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, June 30, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.p>

Jonathan Welch, School Board, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, July 13, noon at Republican Headquarters, 1428 Chestnut St., Ste. E. Lunch buffet is $12.

Mayor Jim Coppinger, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, July 20, noon at Republican Headquarters, 1428 Chestnut St., Ste. E. Lunch buffet is $12.


Man Shot On S. Kelly Street Tuesday Evening

A man was shot on S. Kelly Street Tuesday evening. At approximately  7:37  p.m., Chattanooga Police Officers responded to the area of 400 S. Kelly to investigate shots fired.  Officers searched the area but were unable to locate a victim of a shooting. Sho rtly after the initial call, police were advised of a gunshot victim that arrived at a local hospital ... (click for more)

School Board Votes To Pay Over $4 Million For Math Textbooks

The County School Board on Tuesday night voted to pay over $4 million for a new edition of math textbooks for K-12. Several board members who supported the move said they had spoken to principals and math teachers, and they were in favor of the new textbooks from Curriculum Associates. Greg Martin was opposed, saying the board should have used all fund balance instead of sources ... (click for more)

County Officials Need To Provide A Decent Animal Shelter

Once upon a time, a group of citizens concerned about the decaying building housing the Humane Educational Society on Highland Park raised their voices in an outcry about the deplorable state of the HES facility and the over-population of unwanted and unspayed/unneutered cats and dogs in Hamilton County.   What happened then was that the City Council stepped ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two More Kick Out UAW

Woody Hayes, the great Ohio State football coach, used to teach his players to “paralyze resistance with persistence” but, my word, the likable theory has taken quite a beating in the past two years at the NTN-Bower ball-bearing plant in Hamilton, Ala. The workers there voted to decertify from the United Auto Workers union two years ago but getting the UAW out the door has turned ... (click for more)

Tull Named SoCon Athlete Of The Year

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga defensive end Davis Tull has been named the 2015 Southern Conference Male Athlete of the Year, the league announced today (May 26). Tull will be honored as part of the league’s annual Honors Dinner on Wednesday night in Hilton Head Island, S.C.   Tull becomes the first Moc to win the Male Athlete of the Year Award. As a senior, he ... (click for more)

Soccer Abounds For Chattanooga FC

The Chattanooga FC soccer team continues it's busy schedule this week with games on Wednesday and Friday in two separate national tournaments.    Chattanooga hosts the Atlanta Silverbacks on Wednesday in the third round of the US Open Cup. The Silverbacks are a professional team that plays in the NASL.   The Silverbacks ended Chattanooga's run in the last year's ... (click for more)