Step Up, Chattanooga, And Fix The Roads

Monday, September 4, 2017

Dear Mr Asphalt Man, 


Chattanooga is setting a perfect example as to why people object to the city's land grabbing tendencies.

 

 Chattanooga obtains roads they cannot or refuse to maintain.

 

Chattanooga has been sticking its nose in Ooltewah and Ooltewah wants no part of it. 

Case in point.

Mountain View Road. Recently, the county has just laid its second coat of asphalt on their side and Chattanooga has never repaved its side despite its dilapidated state.  

 

This is a very high volume traffic area. 

 

Give back this county road or maintain it. 

 

Michael Burns


Open Enrollment Is A Choice

Charles Toney Should Not Be Made Out To Be A Victim

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Opinion

Open Enrollment Is A Choice

There is a growing focus on education choice across the United States, especially here in Tennessee. When you discuss parent choice, everybody immediately thinks of vouchers. Vouchers are only one form of choice. When you discuss school choice, the debate is unfairly focused between public and private. Terminology is constantly changing and evolving, and the words themselves create ... (click for more)

Charles Toney Should Not Be Made Out To Be A Victim

I’m just baffled. Charles Toney is being made to look like a victim when he clearly resisted officers' commands. He refused medical treatment on the scene and was then treated at the jail. Now his attorney is declaring all kinds of sustained injuries. I thought it was well known if you resist officers and become combative it will not end well for any of the parties involved. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Fumes Force Evacuation Of City Hall Friday Morning

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a report of a gas leak around 8 a.m. on Friday at City Hall. Employees inside City Hall reported smelling a chemical odor and called 911. Upon arrival, Battalion Chief Ashley May ordered the evacuation of city hall as a precaution. After a brief investigation, it was determined that a subcontractor for the city's stormwater division ... (click for more)

New Pro Soccer Team Is Interested In Building Training Facility At Camp Jordan Park

The Chattanooga Red Wolves professional soccer team may be coming to East Ridge. In Thursday night’s Agenda Session of the East Ridge City Council meeting, Red Wolves owner Bob Martino told the council that he wants to enter into a public/private partnership with the city to build a practice facility near the existing Weldon Osborne Stadium in Camp Jordan Park. The facility would ... (click for more)

Sports

UTC Women Drop Overtime Loss At Northern Colorado

The Chattanooga women’s basketball team fell 68-65 in overtime as a last second shot fell short at Bank of Colorado Arena Thursday night. With 4.9 seconds to play, Northern Colorado missed a pair of free throws that could have sealed the game. Chattanooga’s Rochelle Lee grabbed the rebound and the Mocs called time to advance the ball. Shelbie Davenport got the inbounds ... (click for more)

37th Annual McCallie Invitational Wrestling Tournament Is This Weekend

Thirty wrestling teams from four states will converge on the McCallie School campus Friday and Saturday for the 37th Annual McCallie Invitational Wrestling Tournament. The two-day event brings some of the top wrestling programs in the Southeast for top-notch competition and promises exciting and thrilling matches for those in attendance. The Blue Tornado are the defending ... (click for more)