Riverpark Boat Ramps And Piers Closed Due To High Water

Friday, November 16, 2018
The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department reported the Riverpark boat ramps and piers are closed until water recedes.

Eager To Help Voters During Pandemic, Andrea Springfield Is Whitfield County's Employee Of Month For May

Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park Announce Self-Guided Summer Day Camp

Lee To Offer Free ESL Summer Camp For Kids


Helping citizens exercise their privilege to vote amidst the pandemic required extra attention this year. One of the ways was through expansion of absentee ballots. Among the local workers ... (click for more)

Children and families are invited to participate in Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park’s 2020 self-guided summer day camp. Beginning Tuesday, July 14, through Friday, July ... (click for more)

The Lee University Center for English Language and Literacy (CELL) will host the ESL (English as a Second Language) camp for rising first-sixth graders from July 13-17 in the Walker Memorial ... (click for more)



Happenings

Eager To Help Voters During Pandemic, Andrea Springfield Is Whitfield County's Employee Of Month For May

Helping citizens exercise their privilege to vote amidst the pandemic required extra attention this year. One of the ways was through expansion of absentee ballots. Among the local workers who contributed to that process was Andrea Springfield, an election tech/absentee ballot clerk for the Whitfield County Voter Registrar’s Office. For her positive attitude and diligent ... (click for more)

Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park Announce Self-Guided Summer Day Camp

Children and families are invited to participate in Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park’s 2020 self-guided summer day camp. Beginning Tuesday, July 14, through Friday, July 17, camp packets will be available for pick-up outside Chickamauga Battlefield and Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Centers. Each day, 20 packets will be placed in boxes outside each ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Wearing Facial Coverings/Masks Now Mandatory in Hamilton County

Wearing a mask in public is now mandatory in Hamilton County. Mayor Jim Coppinger announced this during his Monday press conference at the Golley Auditorium. Non-compliance can be punished by a $50 fine or 30 days in jail. “This afternoon, after much thought and consideration and consultation, I’ve asked Dr. Paul Hendricks to mandate the wearing of facial coverings. This mandate ... (click for more)

2020 Hamilton County Fair Cancelled

The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department announced Monday afternoon that the Hamilton County Fair will not be held this year. Park officials stated they had several discussions about whether the fair could be safely held as we continue to battle Covid 19 with social distancing. They concluded the fair could not be safely held while following the guidelines established ... (click for more)

Opinion

Erlanger's Problems Started Long Before Will Jackson

I, too, am a former Erlanger employee. I loved my 28 years there and was devastated when I was laid off three years ago. Roy, I find it incredulous that you think that Erlanger’s downward spiral began in the few short months that Will Jackson has taken the helm. It started when Kevin Spiegel started the “ no divert” policy. This policy put undo pressure on every ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Side Of Freedom

J.R.R Tolkien, who quite famously wrote books like ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’, made a very astute observation one day before he died almost 50 years ago. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time given us.” None of us knows when the bell will toll, so my sole responsibility is to squeeze the most and best and brightest out of “the time given me” and I enjoy ... (click for more)