Signal Mountain Genealogical Society Meeting September 1

Monday, August 10, 2015

The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at the Walden Town Hall, 1836 Taft Highway.  The meeting will begin at 1:00 pm with refreshments followed by a business meeting and the program for the month.

Our speaker is LaVonne Jolley,  a long-time member of the Society and the 2015 winner of the Livingood Historian Award presented by the Chattanooga Area Historical Association.  Her program, entitled, "Magna Carta Sites," is based on her personal research and tours she has conducted in Great Britain. 

Visitors are welcome.


2 Area Sites Under Consideration For National Register Of Historic Places; Patton House At Coalmont "Gone"

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 15: Undergoing Extensive Physical Training And Marching Drills -- And Enjoying Open Post

Chester Martin: Some Of My Favorite Memories Of Chattanooga


The Tennessee State Review Board will meet to examine proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places on Wednesday, May 22, at 9 a.m. at Clover Bottom Mansion, 2941 Lebanon Pike, ... (click for more)

(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 94, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from ... (click for more)

First, let's start with Lookout Mountain, the very best emblem that a city could possible have! We could definitely call it "Our Mountain" simply for all the good times we have had on it, around ... (click for more)


Memories

2 Area Sites Under Consideration For National Register Of Historic Places; Patton House At Coalmont "Gone"

The Tennessee State Review Board will meet to examine proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places on Wednesday, May 22, at 9 a.m. at Clover Bottom Mansion, 2941 Lebanon Pike, Nashville. The Board will vote on four nominations: Hardwick Farms, Bradley County Charles L. Lawhon Cottage, Knox County Ripley Fire Tower, Lauderdale County Ebenezer ... (click for more)

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 15: Undergoing Extensive Physical Training And Marching Drills -- And Enjoying Open Post

(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 94, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from memory and a few records he still possesses his recollections of going through Army Air Corps pilot training at several bases in the United States during World War II. A lifelong writer, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

One Of Athens Park Bloods RICO Defendants Gets 27 Months In Federal Prison On Gun Charge

Che'Anthony Cannon has been sentenced to serve 27 months in federal prison after being convicted of being a felon with a gun. Cannon, who is one of the Athens Park Bloods members charged in a RICO conspiracy in state court, appeared before Judge Curtis Collier. On Feb. 18, 2018, Chattanooga Police Department detectives encountered defendant Cannon stepping out of a vehicle ... (click for more)

Woman Says McCallum Choked Her, Threw Her Out Of Moving Car

A woman said she was choked and thrown out of a moving car by a man who was jealous that men flirted with her at a bar. Isaiah Ray McCallum, 28, of 2200 Elder St. was charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault, vandalism and interfering with emergency calls. McCallum had prior charges of assault, vandalism and passing worthless checks. In the incident on May 11, the woman ... (click for more)

Opinion

Insultingly Low Sheriff Salaries Mean We Are Losing Officers And Those Who Stay Must Work Extra Jobs

I reckon it is time for the gloves to come off as negotiations seem to have broken down. I speak for no LE Agency, or LE entity. I speak only for myself, and my family, as a citizen, taxpayer and voter.... As you, Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger and our Hamilton County Commissioners sleep safely at night, there are men and women at the HCSO, wide awake keeping ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: To Do The Right Thing

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a story about the upcoming Hamilton Country budget and how the taxpayers are being asked for a $34 million increase for our public school system. “Why are we throwing more money at a dead horse?” was my question and, based on the weight of email that came in the story’s wake, there is a huge percentage of others who are past “sick and tired” in our ... (click for more)