The Colonnade Presents Show For Local Artists Starting Nov. 12

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The Colonnade will present artwork of all mediums from local artists between Nov. 12 and Jan. 4, 2020.

"You will see lovely landscapes, and local landmarks, amazing animals in frames and still life paintings that will have you believing they are a photograph," organizers said. "Some will be for sale, but all are to be enjoyed."

The public is invited to attend a reception on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. and meet the artists.


Cherokee Area Council BSA Honors Whitney M. Young Service Award Recipients

Junior Leage Announces Its 2019-20 Executive Board

Weekly Road Construction Report


The Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award recognizes individuals and organizations for their dedicated efforts to bring Scouting to youth in urban and rural areas. "Whitney Young's principal ... (click for more)

The oldest volunteer women’s organization in Chattanooga, the Junior League of Chattanooga (JLC), announces its 2019-20 Executive Board. JLC was founded in 1917 to empower women through leadership ... (click for more)

Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction: Phase 1 traffic shifts have been implemented. Traffic should expect multiple lane ... (click for more)


Happenings

Cherokee Area Council BSA Honors Whitney M. Young Service Award Recipients

The Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award recognizes individuals and organizations for their dedicated efforts to bring Scouting to youth in urban and rural areas. "Whitney Young's principal focus was on social and humanitarian work with young people," Judge Carl Stewart, chairman of the BSA's Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award Committee, says. "He tried to emphasize the need ... (click for more)

Junior Leage Announces Its 2019-20 Executive Board

The oldest volunteer women’s organization in Chattanooga, the Junior League of Chattanooga (JLC), announces its 2019-20 Executive Board. JLC was founded in 1917 to empower women through leadership training and development to take action in their communities. Members of JLC are accomplished collaborators who build coalitions, identify community needs, and develop effective and responsive ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Judge Poole Mulling Decision About Fate Of Death Row Inmate Leroy Hall After Hearing From "Juror A"

A Chattanooga man attempting to dodge the electric chair will have to wait a few days to know his fate after Criminal Court Judge Don Poole heard his petition. Leroy Hall, 53, is set to be executed on Dec. 5 if his petition is denied. Hall, who was convicted of murdering girlfriend Traci Crozier in 1992, alleges a juror in the case was biased against him. Hall has been on death ... (click for more)

Tubman TIF Delayed As Bond Board Does Not Get Quorum

The "East Chattanooga Rising" Tax Increment Financing (TIF) was delayed when the city's Industrial Development Board did not get a quorum on Thursday morning. Chairman Skip Ireland said two of the seven members became ill. Also present were Ray Adkins and Jelena Butler. A public hearing still went forward including a full explanation of the TIF from three speakers. Chairman ... (click for more)

Opinion

Tubman TIF - Not Yet Ready For Prime Time

A wise man once wrote that reading about tax increment financing is about as exciting as watching paint dry. Yes, it is boring, but it is important that the city use this tool wisely to create economic development opportunities and to build community trust. On Thursday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m., the Industrial Development Board (IDB) will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Whistleblower

For a guy that endured the evolution of personal computers, I’ve never forgotten one of the earliest truths: “GIGO -- Garbage In, Garbage out.” As a newspaper reporter who started with Royal portable typewriters, then went to “telecopiers,” and then “Telerams,” and then Radio Shack’s first really portable computer and on down the line, I still marvel at mankind’s genius. When I ... (click for more)