Part Of South Crest Road To Be Closed Wednesday Evening Through Friday Afternoon For Road Work

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
South Crest Road will be closed between Waheela Drive and Shadowlawn Drive from 6 p.m. on Wednesday, until 2 p.m. on Friday, for road work.
Detours will be posted and residential access will be maintained. 


Real Scoop About Pet Food Lecture Will Be Nov. 29

Trustee Bill Hullander Speaks To The Association Of Mature American Citizens

Upcoming Street Closings Announced


The Humane Educational Society will offer the Real Scoop About Pet Food Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. The lecture will answer common questions regarding selecting a pet food. There ... (click for more)

If you missed Tuesday’s meeting of the Association Of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) for Congressional District 3, you missed an entertaining and informative gathering with our featured speaker ... (click for more)

E 7th Street E 7th Street will be closed between Walnut Street and Cherry Street from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. for the Hamilton County office move. Detours will be posted. Market ... (click for more)


Happenings

Real Scoop About Pet Food Lecture Will Be Nov. 29

The Humane Educational Society will offer the Real Scoop About Pet Food Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. The lecture will answer common questions regarding selecting a pet food. There is a $5 donation for the reservation. The speaker, Dr. Jessica Markovich, is a veterinary internal medicine specialist and clinical nutritionist at VCA Regional Institute for Veterinary ... (click for more)

Trustee Bill Hullander Speaks To The Association Of Mature American Citizens

If you missed Tuesday’s meeting of the Association Of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) for Congressional District 3, you missed an entertaining and informative gathering with our featured speaker County Trustee Bill Hullander. Were you aware that our county trustee's office is known as the most efficient in Tennessee? Our present Hamilton County trustee was elected ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Longtime CARTA Board Chairman Steve Jett Steps Down

After 38 years of service to CARTA, longtime board chairman Steve Jett said Thursday it was time to step aside in favor of young leadership. Vice Chairman John Bilderback, who is director of data and quality at Signal Centers, will step up to chairman. Mr. Jett was appointed to the board of the transit agency in 1980 by Mayor Pat Rose. He submitted his resignation to Mayor ... (click for more)

Man Injured Early Thursday Morning When Tree Falls On House

A man was injured early Thursday morning when a tree fell on his house. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm around 3:30 a.m. and responded to 7317 Elaine Circle with several fire companies. Battalion Chief David Thompson Jr. said the department's Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR) was requested in case a rescue was needed, but the entire family, including two ... (click for more)

Opinion

County Commissioners, Stop Pandering And Lead

There is no shortage of public need in Hamilton County, and only a limited amount of revenue and capital bond issues. I cannot admire or appreciate an elected Hamilton County Commission that leads by warm and fuzzy kitty emotions over real and tangible needs. As Commissioner Tim Boyd correctly stated, there is immediate and emergent need for police and fire training facilities. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Lamar Rants

Being a child of the South, I’ve marveled at our funny sayings for all of my life. I’ve been at a football game and heard a disgruntled fan in the stands say of his team’s quarterback, “That boy couldn’t play dead in a cowboy movie.” I’ve been at the Sunday supper table and heard, “I’m of a mind each one of his sermons is better than the next.” And I’ve sat in a Saturday morning ... (click for more)