PHOTOS: Martin Luther King March

Monday, January 21, 2019

Participants in the annual Martin Luther King March walked from Peeples Street down E. MLK Boulevard to the Tivoli Theater in downtown Chattanooga.

Star Line Books Hosts Poets T K Lee And Bill Brown

3 Local Hospitals Benefit From Women Of Distinction Of Greater Chattanooga Luncheon

Missy Crutchfield's Yoga On Union To Kick Off "Free Your Soul" Benefit Yoga Series


Star Line Books is hosting poet T K Lee to read from his collection, To Square a Circle, on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Mr. Lee is an award-winning member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the ... (click for more)

The Steering Committee of the Women of Distinction of Greater Chattanooga announced that more than $70,000 was netted from the 2018 Awards Luncheon held in October and attended by 550 guests. ... (click for more)

Missy Crutchfield's Yoga on Union will be bringing her "Free Your Soul" yoga series to the Laughing Buddah, 4810 Hixson Pike, every Thursday night starting at 6 p.m., with a kick-off this Thursday. ... (click for more)


Happenings

Star Line Books Hosts Poets T K Lee And Bill Brown

Star Line Books is hosting poet T K Lee to read from his collection, To Square a Circle, on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Mr. Lee is an award-winning member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the Society for Stage Directors and Choreographers, among others. A published writer of Pushcart-nominated fiction, in addition to award-winning poetry, he is currently a visiting assistant professor ... (click for more)

3 Local Hospitals Benefit From Women Of Distinction Of Greater Chattanooga Luncheon

The Steering Committee of the Women of Distinction of Greater Chattanooga announced that more than $70,000 was netted from the 2018 Awards Luncheon held in October and attended by 550 guests. All proceeds benefit three local institutions; thus, $23,359 will be awarded to each of the following: the Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute, the Heart and Vascular Center at Parkridge Medical ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Under Flood Watch Until Thursday Morning

Chattanooga is under a Flood Watch through Thursday morning. The latest forecast calls for up to three new inches of rain. Area creeks are already swollen from recent downpours. Here is the Flood Watch from the National Weather Service:' FLOOD WATCH FROM 7PM EST TUE UNTIL 7AM EST THU ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Man Arrested Erroneously While Starting On Family Vacation To Iceland Sues For $27 Million

A Chattanooga man who was arrested erroneously while starting on a family vacation to Iceland has filed suit for $27 million. George Harrison is suing the city and Chattanooga Police officers Kaumar Hughes and Mathew Lynch in Federal Court. He is suing the city for $5 million and the officers for $1 million each. He is asking $20 million punitive damages in the complaint filed ... (click for more)

Opinion

Heavy Rains Are Coming In The Next Few Days…

Please remember to check on folks that are vulnerable which includes the elderly and homebound. With expectations of up to 7 inches or more of rain, we may see flooding in areas that rival those of the past. As Chief Roddy told me this morning, be proactive, not reactive. Pack for an extended stay at work or someone's house. Be ready with extra food, water and blanket in your ... (click for more)

The $500,000 Tax Money Giveway

Mayor Berke, On September 5, 2017, you asked and were granted a 22-cent property tax increase for city government operations and a capital fund. At the meeting, the City Council approved your proposal for the property tax increase of 22 cents per $100 of property assessment. As a result, every business, home owner, and property owner had one-month notice that their local property ... (click for more)