Ringgold Road Traffic Signal Timing Affects Congestion

Friday, August 17, 2018
Due to heavy congestion on Ringgold Road, the City of East Ridge has implemented a Time of Day Coordinated Traffic Signal Plan. The Plan includes all signalized intersections on Ringgold Road including side street approaches. As result of this Plan, traffic congestion and wait times on Ringgold Road have decreased. 
 
"Unfortunately, there are increased wait time for side street approaches. If you are affected by these changes, please plan accordingly," officials said.

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Real Scoop About Pet Food Lecture Will Be Nov. 29

Ice On The Landing Opens Friday


The Humane Educational Society will offer the Real Scoop About Pet Food Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. The lecture will answer common questions regarding selecting a pet food. There ... (click for more)

The ice-skating season will be in full swing as Ice on the Landing returns to the Choo Choo Gardens Friday. Chattanooga Presents and Volkswagen Chattanooga are partnering to open the 120’x 40’ ... (click for more)


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Real Scoop About Pet Food Lecture Will Be Nov. 29

The Humane Educational Society will offer the Real Scoop About Pet Food Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. The lecture will answer common questions regarding selecting a pet food. There is a $5 donation for the reservation. The speaker, Dr. Jessica Markovich, is a veterinary internal medicine specialist and clinical nutritionist at VCA Regional Institute for Veterinary ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Longtime CARTA Board Chairman Steve Jett Steps Down

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Man Injured Early Thursday Morning When Tree Falls On House

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Opinion

County Commissioners, Stop Pandering And Lead - And Response

There is no shortage of public need in Hamilton County, and only a limited amount of revenue and capital bond issues. I cannot admire or appreciate an elected Hamilton County Commission that leads by warm and fuzzy kitty emotions over real and tangible needs. As Commissioner Tim Boyd correctly stated, there is immediate and emergent need for police and fire training facilities. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Lamar Rants

Being a child of the South, I’ve marveled at our funny sayings for all of my life. I’ve been at a football game and heard a disgruntled fan in the stands say of his team’s quarterback, “That boy couldn’t play dead in a cowboy movie.” I’ve been at the Sunday supper table and heard, “I’m of a mind each one of his sermons is better than the next.” And I’ve sat in a Saturday morning ... (click for more)