Signal Mountain Cement Holds Food And Clothing Drive To Benefit Marion County Community Ministries

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The employees of Signal Mountain Cement, a local division of Buzzi Unicem USA, headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., have once again shown their generosity in a big way. The employees participate in various activities throughout the year such as the Heart Walk, Blood Drives, and the River Gorge cleanup in addition to supporting local organizations in Chattanooga through employee donations.

Most recently, the plant held a food and clothing drive in support of Marion County Community Ministries. A great deal of the plant employees live in Marion County and they have selected the Ministry as their charity of choice for the past three years. The recent drive ended on Wednesday with over 2200 clothing items and 5,681 pounds of food donated.

As is always the case, there was a friendly competition between departments to see who could donate the most. The maintenance department won by a very small percentage with the production department close behind.  In the end the real winner is Marion County Community Ministries. 


New Hamilton County Business Licenses

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Business

New Hamilton County Business Licenses

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3 Area Cities Accepted Into Thrive Regional Partnership’s 2019 Thriving Communities Program

Thrive Regional Partnership has accepted Bridgeport, Al., Dayton, Tn., and LaFayette, Ga., into the third round of the Thriving Communities creative placemaking program. Thriving Communities program is a community accelerator program designed to enhance leadership and community development throughout the region through creative placemaking. Participating teams learn strategic ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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The trial of the Chattanooga man accused of killing Bradley Aaron Powell in 2016 was supposed to begin Tuesday. Instead, 24-year-old Cody Waggoner entered the Marion County Courthouse in Jasper and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Mr. Powell’s death. He was sentenced to 38 years in prison, and taken immediately to the county jail to begin that incarceration. ... (click for more)

Man In His 20s In Critical Condition After Shooting At Hixson Apartment

A man in his 20s was in critical condition after a shooting at a Hixson apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened at River City North Apartments in the 3800 block of Hixson Pike. The victim was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. (click for more)

Opinion

Heavy Rains Are Coming In The Next Few Days

Please remember to check on folks that are vulnerable which includes the elderly and homebound. With expectations of up to 7 inches or more of rain, we may see flooding in areas that rival those of the past. As Chief Roddy told me this morning, be proactive, not reactive. Pack for an extended stay at work or someone's house. Be ready with extra food, water and blanket in your ... (click for more)

The $500,000 Tax Money Giveway

Mayor Berke, On September 5, 2017, you asked and were granted a 22-cent property tax increase for city government operations and a capital fund. At the meeting, the City Council approved your proposal for the property tax increase of 22 cents per $100 of property assessment. As a result, every business, home owner, and property owner had one-month notice that their local property ... (click for more)