The Salvation Army Chattanooga Is Still Beating The Heat, Supplies Still On Hand

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

As the days get warmer, The Salvation Army still has many fans that are available for distribution through the Beat the Heat Campaign. The Salvation Army will continue taking applications for free fan assistance at The Salvation Army warehouse at 5001 Covington Street on the following Fridays from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.: June 27, July 11 and July 18.

Low-income neighbors can apply for a free fan.  The following information is needed to apply:
·        Picture ID for person applying;
·        Proof of income for everyone in the household, OR food stamp award letter, OR Families First award letter;
·        Proof of address, either a utility bill in person’s name, or two pieces of current mail.

Volunteers are needed to help with the application process.  The Salvation Army also needs monetary donations to offset high utility bills of low-income neighbors.

For more information on The Salvation Army, please contact Kimberly George at 423-503-1801 or by email to Kimberly_George@uss.salvationarmy.org.


Construction Closings Announced For W. 13th Street And E. 7th Street

Fallen 5 Memorial Committee Announces Matching Grant Challenge From The Lyndhurst Foundation

Upcoming Street Closings Announced


Beginning on Tuesday, W. 13th Street will be closed between Market Street and Cowart Street to stage for the start of Phase Two on Market Street, which is scheduled to begin on Thursday. ... (click for more)

This Veterans Day, and ahead of Giving Tuesday, the Fallen Five Memorial Committee invites the community to participate in a “Matching Grant Challenge” to close out fundraising efforts to complete ... (click for more)

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Happenings

Construction Closings Announced For W. 13th Street And E. 7th Street

Beginning on Tuesday, W. 13th Street will be closed between Market Street and Cowart Street to stage for the start of Phase Two on Market Street, which is scheduled to begin on Thursday. On Thursday the second phase of closures will begin on Market Street. Southbound traffic will be narrowed down to one lane and sent over to a northbound lane, while northbound traffic ... (click for more)

Fallen 5 Memorial Committee Announces Matching Grant Challenge From The Lyndhurst Foundation

This Veterans Day, and ahead of Giving Tuesday, the Fallen Five Memorial Committee invites the community to participate in a “Matching Grant Challenge” to close out fundraising efforts to complete the Fallen Five Memorial under construction in the Tennessee Riverpark. The Lyndhurst Foundation has agreed to match up to $100,000 that is raised by the community to help cover the ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man Shot And Killed Monday Morning When Police Officers Respond To Shots Fired Call

Chattanooga police officers responded to a shots fired call at 6:13 a.m. on Monday in the 5000 block of 15th Avenue. A reporting party said the suspect was walking in the street, displaying a firearm, and firing shots at houses. Upon arrival, officers encountered an armed male suspect matching the description given by the reporting party. Officers engaged with the suspect, ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Police Department Completes 2nd Phase Of Public Safety Camera Installations

The Chattanooga Police Department has added 14 new public safety cameras to its network, bringing the total to 29 cameras around the city focusing on violent crime and deterring future acts of violence. This system is known as “Crime Eye” by Convergint Technologies which is an industry leader in technology used in promoting crime reduction, crime solving, and improving community ... (click for more)

Opinion

Thanks To First Volunteer Bank

Thank you to the Highway 58 branch of First Volunteer Bank. On behalf of the Ernie Pyle Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, I would like to express our appreciation to the manager and staff of the HIghway 58 Branch of First Volunteer Bank for putting on a Veterans Day lunch in the lobby of your bank on Friday, Nov. 9. It was a cold and rainy day and Army, Marines ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Pete, Never Forget’

Sometimes I don’t tend to myself quite like I should. Think of it as a bad habit. So last week I took some time away from the computer, away from my morning readings and newspapers and TV, so I could tap my reset button. Things happen when you get old and some of them aren’t good. Thank goodness there is hardly anything today that has no solution if you keep trying and stay in the ... (click for more)