Girl Scout Troop Donates To MaryEllen Locher Breast Center

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Girl Scout Daisy Troop 40376 from Wallace A. Smith Elementary stopped by CHI Memorial’s MaryEllen Locher Breast Center and donated a fishbowl full of handmade pink ribbons for the women who receive care and treatment at the center. 

Southeastern Salvage Supports Siskin Children's Institute

TDEC Partners With Google To Protect Water Quality From Unwanted Pharmaceuticals

Free Bariatric Seminars Hosted By CHI Memorial Metabolic And Bariatric Care


Spring has sprung at Siskin Children’s Institute thanks to the generosity of Southeastern Salvage and Carla and Bubba Morgan, longtime supporters of the Institute and its work serving children ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation today announced a partnership with Google Maps to help Tennessee citizens identify nearby locations to safely dispose of their unwanted ... (click for more)

Jaime Ponce, M.D., and CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care will host free seminars in May on surgical weight loss options. The seminars will be held at CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric ... (click for more)


Living Well

Southeastern Salvage Supports Siskin Children's Institute

Spring has sprung at Siskin Children’s Institute thanks to the generosity of Southeastern Salvage and Carla and Bubba Morgan, longtime supporters of the Institute and its work serving children with special needs in the community. The Morgans give their time, talent, and treasure to support the Institute and have recently helped refresh many of the classrooms, a multipurpose room, ... (click for more)

TDEC Partners With Google To Protect Water Quality From Unwanted Pharmaceuticals

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation today announced a partnership with Google Maps to help Tennessee citizens identify nearby locations to safely dispose of their unwanted pharmaceuticals. TDEC has worked with various stakeholders to make available 334 permanent collection bins for expired, unused or unwanted household medications across all 95 counties ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Walker County Commissioner Announces Erlanger Debt Will Be Paid In Full In Current Tax Cycle

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield said on Wednesday that the county will pay off its $8.7 million debt to Erlanger Health System within the current tax cycle. The announcement was made on Walker County's Facebook page and can be found here . The debt was incurred during the prior administration of Commissioner Bebe Heiskell, when she backed $10 million of an infusion ... (click for more)

Littlefield Proposes Using Portion Of Hotel/Motel Tax Funds To Operate New Homeless Shelter

Former Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield is proposing that the city and county take $1 million each from the hotel/motel tax to operate a new homeless center. Mr. Littlefield told members of the County Commission on Wednesday that he believes it would be a justified use of the hotel/motel funds because restaurant and hotel operators often complain that homeless people are disturbing ... (click for more)

Opinion

How Can City, WWTA Get Away With Chronic Sewage Discharges Onto Our Streets?

A wastewater or service utility is simply a defined service in exchange for a fee. What if I pay a utility fee in exchange for a defined service, and the utility fails to deliver the service as agreed? As an example, I pay a private solid waste collection service to collect, transport, and dispose of garbage. Municipalities also operate waste collection and disposal. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Maddy’s Bigger Victory

There are two things that I suspect I am far better-versed than you are. The first is that after a half-century as an unquenchable student, my list of the greatest athletes in the history of UT athletics is better than yours. Oh, you can get the record books, the stat sheets, and an easy-to-find list of victories and do right well. But my edge is that I know what it took, the back-story, ... (click for more)