Gas Line Work To Begin On Ashland Terrace On Wednesday

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Beginning on Wednesday, gas line work will commence on Ashland Terrace between Crestview Drive and Thrushwood Drive This work will require the closure of the right eastbound lane until work is completed. Additionally, the second eastbound lane will be closed from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Eastbound traffic will be shifted into the middle turn lane during this second lane closure. This closure is expected to be completed by Feb. 15. 

This project is progressing down the full length of Ashland Terrace, crossing Hixson Pike, and continuing down North Access Road to Memphis Drive.  The project is expected to be completed by March 1.   

View CDOT's map of event and road closures for full details of projects underway in our public space.


Children Invited To Hear A Paris Story At Happy Little Book Garden On March 2

Emerging Scholars Lecture Series Offered At Chickamauga Battlefield On Feb. 23

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Mourns The Passing Of K-9 Deputy Zorro


The Happy Little Book Garden and More in East Ridge at the Chattanooga Mercantile, 6725 Ringgold Road invites children to go hear the story of a five-year-old boy who travels to Paris, France ... (click for more)

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will host the first presentation in its new “Emerging Scholars Lecture Series” on Saturday, Feb. 23. This one-hour lecture, entitled, “Bountiful ... (click for more)

Sheriff Jim Hammond and the HCSO are sad to announce that retired K-9 Deputy Zorro passed away on Sunday. Zorro was born in 2007 and began his career in 2008 with the HCSO. He served with ... (click for more)


Happenings

Children Invited To Hear A Paris Story At Happy Little Book Garden On March 2

The Happy Little Book Garden and More in East Ridge at the Chattanooga Mercantile, 6725 Ringgold Road invites children to go hear the story of a five-year-old boy who travels to Paris, France with his grandfather. Local author Janie Dempsey Watts will read from her children’s picture book, Pap Pap Goes to Paris, and so does Ricky, on Saturday, March 2 at 1 p.m. The book follows ... (click for more)

Emerging Scholars Lecture Series Offered At Chickamauga Battlefield On Feb. 23

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will host the first presentation in its new “Emerging Scholars Lecture Series” on Saturday, Feb. 23. This one-hour lecture, entitled, “Bountiful Land and Poor Distribution: East Tennessee’s Agriculture and Its Impact on the Civil War” will be presented in the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center’s theater at 2 pm. Some of ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Area Could Get Up To 7 Inches Of Rain In New Wave Of Downpours

T,he Chattanooga area could get up to seven inches of rain in a new wave of downpours Tuesday through Saturday. Some streams are already swollen and under minor flood watches, including Lookout Creek and Chickamauga Creek. The National Weather Service said, "A prolonged period of heavy rain is expected from Tuesday through Saturday. The heaviest rainfall will likely fall across ... (click for more)

Man Shot Early Sunday Morning In Alton Park

A man was shot in Alton Park early Sunday morning. It happened just before 2 a.m. in the 200 block of West 38th Street. The victim's injuries were not life-threatening. H amilton County EMS responded and transported the victim to a local hospital. Witnesses said they heard several loud gunshots. P olice ask anyone with information to call 423-698-2525. You can remain ... (click for more)

Opinion

Questions About TVA And Controlling Water Levels - And Response

So in 2003 Chattanooga and Marion County and more people below Chickamauga Dam suffered a 100 year flood because TVA had not prepared for the amount of rain that fell. Since then up until 2018 they have done a great job with controlling the flooding problems. On Feb. 14 they started dumping water at Chickamauga Dam and raising the river, bringing the river level up. Feb 15 it's ... (click for more)

Confusing Racism And Racial Injustice

I guess many people confuse racism with racial injustices. They're only related in the sense when racism is used to make legal and physical racial injustices take place. Racism is an emotion anyone is entitled to. That's their cross to bear. Something the racist will one day have to give an accounting for. Racial injustices takes physical, emotional, psychological and mental actions ... (click for more)