Tennessee River Rescue Rescheduled For Oct. 17

Friday, October 2, 2015
The Tennessee River Rescue has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Rainy weather and high water make conditions unfavorable for the 800 to 1,000 volunteers who will help clean 23 zones in Bradley, Hamilton and Marion counties.


Eco Field Day @ Home Provides Socially Distanced Summer Fun

10 Nights Of Free Lodging At Any State Park Is Part Of Camping Package In New Tennessee Conservation Raffle

TWRA Assistant Chief Of Wildlife Kirk Miles Retires


While quarantine caused many cancellations this year, green|spaces’ Eco Field Day event is back with a socially distanced, scavenger hunt twist. From July 7 to July 27, families, individual ... (click for more)

A camping package which includes 10 nights lodging for any Tennessee State Park is one of the packages available for a winner in the 2020 Tennessee Conservation Raffle sponsored by the Tennessee ... (click for more)

Assistant Chief of Wildlife, Kirk Miles is retiring after 28 years of state service. Mr. Miles’ longstanding commitment to the TWRA mission has been impactful and benefitted wildlife. Mr. ... (click for more)



Outdoors

Eco Field Day @ Home Provides Socially Distanced Summer Fun

While quarantine caused many cancellations this year, green|spaces’ Eco Field Day event is back with a socially distanced, scavenger hunt twist. From July 7 to July 27, families, individual kids or adults and corporate teams can sign up for Eco Field Day @ Home. Then, beginning July 29, a re-imagined Eco Field Day provides a virtual week of eco-activities ranging from ... (click for more)

10 Nights Of Free Lodging At Any State Park Is Part Of Camping Package In New Tennessee Conservation Raffle

A camping package which includes 10 nights lodging for any Tennessee State Park is one of the packages available for a winner in the 2020 Tennessee Conservation Raffle sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation. The camping package is one of the seven, priceless outdoor experiences available to win this year. The winner of this package will receive a voucher ... (click for more)

Breaking News

County School Board Members Say Unexpected Higher Price To Put CSLA At Northgate Mall Puts Damper On Project

County School Board members said an unexpected price jump from developers for the Sears portion of Northgate Mall as a school site put a damper on the "out of the box" idea. At a facilities committee meeting on Saturday, board members were told developers Bassam Issa and John Woods said they had paid $3.5 million for the Sears section, but that other expenses had moved the overall ... (click for more)

Robert Franklin Charged With Arson In July 4 Hixson Pike Business Fires

Robert Franklin, 36, of Crossville, has been arrested Saturday and charged with arson following two recent fires at different Hixson businesses. Franklin is accused of setting fire to two buildings on Hixson Pike on July 4. The businesses involved were in close proximity to one another and the fires took place around the same time. The Chattanooga Fire Department first ... (click for more)

Opinion

Are Theft, Vandalism And Arson Now Acceptable Behavior In Chattanooga?

There are a lot of things I don’t agree with in this world and I will openly speak out about it in a civilized tone and manner. I definitely don’t go around stealing, vandalizing and burnIng those items that frustrate or anger me as that would be counterproductive to a civilized society. Watching the news this morning I saw a couple of individuals committing theft, vandalism, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Some time ago The Saturday Funnies started a “CLICK HERE” section at the end of the weekly jokes and stories. With today’s magnificent media, they are easily available and now I find a good half of the “Funnies” that arrive in our emails are videos. This week I received one video that I believe should be shared with everyone in times such as this. Because I am so gleeful over ... (click for more)