The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department reported all ofthe Riverpark fishing piers are open.
All the Riverwalk trails are now open.
The boat docks are expected to reopen on Tuesday.
December 14, 2018
December 12, 2018
The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department reports the Riverpark Boat Ramp has now reopened. (click for more)
Congress for passed a measure that would designate as wilderness roughly 20,000 acres of public land in Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest. The measure, included in the Agriculture Improvement ... (click for more)
On New Year's Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 at 3 p.m. at the Prater’s Mill Historic Site there will be a hike organized on the Norma Gordon Nature Loop and the Prater’s Mill Greenway. The guided ... (click for more)
Congress for passed a measure that would designate as wilderness roughly 20,000 acres of public land in Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest. The measure, included in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (H.R. 2), commonly called the farm bill, was originally introduced in April 2017 as the Tennessee Wilderness Act. It would protect important watersheds and wildlife habitats ... (click for more)
The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority board on Monday gave approval for construction of an approximately 520-space economy parking lot with shuttle service to the terminal. For the first time in more than six years, the board also passed a parking rate adjustment that officials said more closely aligns with comparable airports in neighboring cities.
“The Chattanooga ... (click for more)
Senator Lamar Alexander announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2020.
Afterward, Governor Bill Haslam said he would seriously consider seeking the seat.
Senator Alexander, 78, said, " I will not be a candidate for re-election to the United States Senate in 2020. The people of Tennessee have been very generous, electing me to serve more combined years as Governor and ... (click for more)
The Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority and County Commissioner Tim Boyd want to build a sewage treatment plant in my backyard. I bought my house in Ooltewah in 1994, raised my children here and worked hard to pay it off. My home has been my small piece of the American Dream. Now, the WWTA and Commissioner Boyd want to reward my hard work by taking away about ... (click for more)
For a great part of my life that I spent with my family at the former Chattanooga News-Free Press, we were in a lockjaw fight with the family who owned the Chattanooga Times. Up until the 1970s the two newspapers existed under the same roof, splitting expenses, but that got sour when the Times had a lot more “expenses” than we were duty-bound to share.
So then my grandfather ... (click for more)