Unity Group 49th Annual MLK Week Announces Day One Activity

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Maryln Vann president of the Cherokee Freedman, will discuss "Emancipation and African-American Citizenship in Relation to Native American Cultures" at New Covenant Fellowship, 1326 N Moore Road in Chattanooga on Saturday at 1 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

PODCAST: Clint Powell And Dawson Wheeler Interview Ben Friberg

ACT Volunteers, Contributes Prizes For Humane Educational Society Drives For Lives

PODCAST: Clint Powell Interviews Chasity Snowden


Dawson Wheeler and Clint Powell sat down with Ben Friberg, as he discussed his passport and talkedabout his paddle board adventures near and far. They talked with Ben about paddling through Alaska's ... (click for more)

ACT Business Machines volunteered for Chattanooga Humane Society’s 6th annual Drives for Lives Tuesday at Lookout Mountain Golf and Country Club. Nineteen teams of four participated in the ... (click for more)

Clint Powell interviewed Ringgold native Chasity Snowden. They discussed her experience at the 2018 World CrossFit Games, where she was ranked 20th in the world, her coaching, nutrition, ... (click for more)


Happenings

PODCAST: Clint Powell And Dawson Wheeler Interview Ben Friberg

Dawson Wheeler and Clint Powell sat down with Ben Friberg, as he discussed his passport and talkedabout his paddle board adventures near and far. They talked with Ben about paddling through Alaska's wild Yukon with Grizzlies spectating, paddling in Papua, New Guinea, founding the Chattajack 50k, and crossing the big channel from Cuba to Key West. Click here for the podcast. (click for more)

ACT Volunteers, Contributes Prizes For Humane Educational Society Drives For Lives

ACT Business Machines volunteered for Chattanooga Humane Society’s 6th annual Drives for Lives Tuesday at Lookout Mountain Golf and Country Club. Nineteen teams of four participated in the fundraising event. ACT, along with several other sponsors, donated their time and prizes to make this event successful and to raise money to support the efforts of the Humane Educational ... (click for more)

Breaking News

County Commission Votes 5-4 Against 34-Cent Property Tax Increase For The Schools

The County Commission voted 5-4 on Wednesday morning against a 34-cent property tax increase for the county schools. Opposed were Greg Martin, Randy Fairbanks, Chester Bankston, Tim Boyd and Sabrena Smedley. In favor were Chip Baker, Katherlyn Geter, Warren Mackey and David Sharpe. County Attorney Rheubin Taylor said the action means that none of the budget is approved ... (click for more)

Citizen Outcry Leads Signal Mountain Council To Hold Off On Big Tax Increase

In response to appeals from many property owners, Signal Mountain’s budget for 2019-2020 that had been passed on first reading did not get approval from the council on the second and final reading. That budget, which was first voted on June 10, would have increased property taxes by 21.5 percent. This would mean an increase of $208.69 for a $250,000 house, which is close to the ... (click for more)

Opinion

Beck Thanks Sheriff Hammond

I would like to take a moment to thank Sheriff Hammond and his patrol officers for their superb display of professionalism. Quick action in response to a request to the sheriff and his patrol division made family newcomers to our county delightfully surprised and comfortable. Our dad, James Crosby, made his transition on Father's Day and was laid to rest at Chattanooga National ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Dakota’s Coming

Dakota Meyer, who on a day in September of 2011 defied battlefield orders to save the lives of over 30 soldiers who were pinned down in a brutal Afghanistan ambush, is coming to Chattanooga on July 12 on a very similar mission. The famed Marine sergeant, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroics, will be the headline speaker at the Sixth Annual America Heroes Dinner in ... (click for more)