Dedication Day For Home For Veteran Is Friday

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Four homes for homeless veterans will be dedicated on Friday
Four homes for homeless veterans will be dedicated on Friday

Buffalo Valley, Inc., Chattanooga Mayor Berke’s office and the DAR are working together to house four Chattanooga’s homeless veterans with families. Judge David Campbell Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolutions is providing kitchen, bath and cleaning supplies for the four homes, including flags of the U.S.A. The first item to be used was a mounted, outdoor American Flag donated by Judge David Campbell Chapter member Susan Gruber.

All four houses are due for completion this year. 

A dedication ceremony will be held on Friday when the keys to the first house will be turned over to the new occupants which will a blind Army veteran who has been homeless for the past two years (living on the street). This veteran’s family includes his nine-year-old daughter and his older daughter who is in her early 20's and acts as his caretaker. 

The dedication ceremony will start at 11 a.m.  An open house from 1:30-2 will take place for viewing of one of the four homes. The homes are at 4000 Veterans Way, formerly 4005 McDowell St.

Parking on the street is limited; however, there is a nearby Walmart and carpooling form the Walmart is suggested. 



RE/MAX Mountain Properties Raises Over $26,000 For Children’s Hospital At Erlanger

Decision On Controversial Single-Family Home Project Near Pineville Road Delayed Until Dec. 11

Planning Commission Recommends Approval For Multi-Family On North Chattanooga Hillside


RE/MAX Mountain Properties in Murphy, N.C. has raised over $26,000 for Children’s Hospital at Erlanger this year through the Miracle Home and Miracle Property programs. RE/MAX Mountain ... (click for more)

A controversial project involving the construction of 61 single-family homes on Stringer's Ridge above Pineville Road has been delayed. A number of nearby residents protested the project ... (click for more)

The Planning Commission on Monday recommended approval for six multi-family homes on a North Chattanooga hillside, replacing three existing Craftsman style homes. Glen Craig of Craig Design, ... (click for more)


Real Estate

RE/MAX Mountain Properties Raises Over $26,000 For Children’s Hospital At Erlanger

RE/MAX Mountain Properties in Murphy, N.C. has raised over $26,000 for Children’s Hospital at Erlanger this year through the Miracle Home and Miracle Property programs. RE/MAX Mountain Properties Associates make a donation to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) after each residential and commercial transaction. These agents have donated $25 from each transaction to ... (click for more)

Decision On Controversial Single-Family Home Project Near Pineville Road Delayed Until Dec. 11

A controversial project involving the construction of 61 single-family homes on Stringer's Ridge above Pineville Road has been delayed. A number of nearby residents protested the project by William Wilson of Beason View Land Company at a meeting of the City Council. Donna Shepherd, representing the developer, asked for a 30-day deferral to hold a community meeting and ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Attorneys Ask Lifting Of Home Confinement For Hazelwood After Higher Court Allows Him To Stay Out During Appeal; Government Is Opposed

Attorneys for former Pilot Travel Centers president Mark Hazelwood are asking Judge Curtis Collier for the lifting of his home confinement after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals said he could remain out during his appeal. In the alternative, the attorneys ask that he be able to leave his Knoxville home between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The motion also requests that Hazelwood be ... (click for more)

Tyner Man Arrested When Woman Finds Him With Items From Home Of Her Deceased Parents

A Tyner man has been arrested after police said a woman found him at the home of her deceased parents. J.C. Donaldson, 32, of 7239 Tyner Road, is charged with aggravated burglary. The woman said she found a white Buick in her parents' driveway. She said she called her sister to ask if it was her, but she said it was not. She ran into Donaldson, who told her that someone ... (click for more)

Opinion

Bring Jeff Styles Back Now That His Case Was Dismissed

Now that prosecutors have dropped charges against Jeff Styles — and he's not been found guilty by a jury of his peers — I hope Bill Lockhart and WGOW will return him to the station. I'm believe his listeners will welcome him back with open arms. After one has been through a ringer like this, I'm not sure how you get your life back unless a good guy like Mr. Lockhart steps up ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: When Coach Mike Gundy Went Off

Back in late September of 2007, a gutsy Oklahoma State football team had just won a wild 49-46 slugfest against previously unbeaten Texas Tech in Stillwater. In the loser’s locker room, this after OSU’s Zac Peterson drilled a 54-yard TD pass in the waning minute to come from behind, the soon-to-be legend Mike Leach tore his Red Raiders apart. I mean, the man with the lifelong obsession ... (click for more)