Heat Returned To Majority Of UTC Residence Hall After It Goes Out At Bad Time; But 132 Students Heat-Less

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The heating system in the Boling Apartments at UTC went offline on Tuesday afternoon on one of the coldest days of the year.

 

However, officials said the majority of the residence hall had heat again by 9 p.m.

 

One section, however, required more repairs, which will continue on Wednesday morning.

Officials said 132 students who live in the section were affected. They were contacted by university officials and offered alternative housing at the UTC Aquatic and Recreation Center.

 

The remaining Boling students - about 300 - were able to stay in their rooms.

 

The university will operate as usual on Wednesday, with all classes and activities taking place as scheduled.


Latest Bradley County Arrest Report

Redding Gets Another Year Tacked Onto Federal Prison Sentence After Escape

2 People Killed, Another Injured In Shooting At Bayberry Apartments On Wilson Street


Click here for the latest Bradley County arrest report. (click for more)

Another year in federal prison has been tacked onto the sentence of a Chattanooga man after he escaped prior to finishing his first term. Korielle "KJ" Redding appeared on Monday before Judge ... (click for more)

Two people were killed and another injured in a shooting at the Bayberry Apartments on Sunday night. It happened in the 2300 block of Wilson Street. Shots rang out at 9:05 p.m. Two people ... (click for more)


Breaking News

Latest Bradley County Arrest Report

Click here for the latest Bradley County arrest report. (click for more)

Redding Gets Another Year Tacked Onto Federal Prison Sentence After Escape

Another year in federal prison has been tacked onto the sentence of a Chattanooga man after he escaped prior to finishing his first term. Korielle "KJ" Redding appeared on Monday before Judge Sandy Mattice. Redding had been given a four-year sentence by Judge Travis R. McDonough in 2016 for being a felong with a gun. On Sept. 11, 2018, the Bureau of Prisons placed Redding ... (click for more)

Opinion

A Better Plan Is Needed For Quarry Golf Course At Mountain Creek

With regard to the ongoing saga of the old Quarry golf course and its proposed development, I reject the proposed plan endorsed by the North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy (Chattanoogan - Breaking News 11/30/2019) and believe a better outcome can be achieved. There is a middle ground that involves all R-1 construction including preserving the tree, greenspace, streams and ponds. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Absolute Top 100

Several weeks ago one of my favorite websites, 24/7wallstreet.com, teased me by releasing its version of the “100 Absolute Best Songs in History” and anytime I see such a boast it's like trying to pick “The Best of All Your Girl Friends Who You Didn’t Marry,” or “My Best SEC Football Players In 50 Years Of Watching Close.” The easiest way to shut down any argument is to counter: ... (click for more)

Sports

Vols To Play Indiana In TaxSlayer Gator Bowl In Jacksonville On Jan. 2

Tennessee will be heading to Jacksonville, Florida for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, which will be played at TIAA Bank Field on Jan. 2 at 7 p.m. ET. The Volunteers will take on Big Ten foe Indiana in the 75 th edition of the Gator Bowl. "I want to thank TaxSlayer Gator Bowl President and CEO Rick Catlett and chairman Rich Thompson, and the committee and volunteers that work ... (click for more)

Lady Vols Fall To Texas, 66-60

The No. 17/19 Lady Vols suffered their first loss of the season on Sunday, falling to Texas in Thompson-Boling Arena, 66-60. Tennessee (7-1) was led by junior Rennia Davis who finished the day with 15 points and seven rebounds. Sophomore Jazmine Massengill was also in double figures for the Lady Vols with 10. Junior Kasiyahna Kushkituah led the team in rebounding with nine. ... (click for more)