Green Steps To Host Clean Your Local Park/Neighborhood Event On Feb. 23

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Green Steps will host Clean Your Local Park/Neighborhood on Feb. 23, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Those interested need to sign up at www.greenstepschatt.com/febcleanup/

Officials said, "You will receive a supplies package from us before the date of the cleanup and then on the day of the cleanup, just go to your local park or neighborhood and pick up litter. If you need us to dispose of the litter you collected, please let us know ahead of time, and be sure to log your litter at greenstepsapp.com for Amazon gift cards."

For more information, visit Facebook.com/greenstepschatt


Tennessee's Free Hunting Day Set For Aug. 24

Informational Meeting On Wildlife Rabies Management In Tennessee And Georgia Set For Friday

Rare Orchids Get A Health Check


Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 24 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season as well as being during the August private lands, archery ... (click for more)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services program is holding an informational meeting on the status of wildlife rabies and wildlife rabies management efforts in Tennessee and ... (click for more)

On Wednesday, a team of academics and state and federal biologists checked in on hundreds of rare white fringeless orchids that were transplanted to a remote location in the Bridgestone - Firestone ... (click for more)


Outdoors

Tennessee's Free Hunting Day Set For Aug. 24

Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 24 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season as well as being during the August private lands, archery only deer season. Free Hunting Day is an event the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency annually provides in hopes of increasing interest in hunting. Squirrel hunting is one of Tennessee’s ... (click for more)

Informational Meeting On Wildlife Rabies Management In Tennessee And Georgia Set For Friday

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services program is holding an informational meeting on the status of wildlife rabies and wildlife rabies management efforts in Tennessee and Georgia on Friday, at 10 a.m. at The Colonnade (Catoosa County Civic Center), 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold. Wildlife biologists from Wildlife Services will provide updates on wildlife rabies ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Motorcyclist, 55, Killed In Collision With SUV On Tuesday Morning On Lee Highway

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with an SUV on Lee Highway on Tuesday morning. At approximately 9:01 a.m., Chattanooga Police were notified of a serious traffic crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle at 7500 Lee Highway. The CPD Traffic / DUI Unit responded to the scene. A GMC Acadia, driven by Gary A. Moore, 68, was traveling south on Lee Highway and merged ... (click for more)

Construction Set To Start Next Spring On $25 Million Chattanooga Airport Parking Deck; Terminal To Expand; Enplanements Continue To Increase

Terry Hart, president of the Chattanooga Airport, said at the August board meeting that it has been a good summer for the airport with enplanements in June increasing 12½ percent above last year and seven percent in July. For the first seven months of the year, enplanements are up 12 ½ percent with an increase of 2,500 arrivals and departures year-to-date over 2018. However, a leveling ... (click for more)

Opinion

What Does The White Privilege Presentation Have To Do With Education?

On Aug. 2, Hamilton County Schools held a professional development presented by motivational speaker, Robert Jackson. The PD was for the teachers in the Opportunity Zone, which includes the 12 lowest-performing schools in Hamilton County where 90 percent of the students are black. During the 90-minute presentation, there was a 15-20-minute segment concerning “White Privilege”. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 'White Privilege' Is A Myth

Several weeks ago, I must admit I had never heard of Patrick Hampton, an African American who has just joined a promising conservative think talk not-for-profit group known as Hamilton Flourishing. Headed by longtime executive and dream-maker Doug Daugherty, the group is in the perfect position to make a lasting impact on our all-inclusive community. Patrick Hampton made a huge ... (click for more)