Veterans Day Holiday Garbage And Recycle Collection And Site Schedule

Friday, November 8, 2019

 Garbage and Recycle collection scheduled for Veterans Day on Monday will be collected as normal.

 

There will be no changes to the collection day.  Please place containers along the curbside before 7 a.m. on collection day to ensure pickup. 


The City Landfill located off of Birchwood Pike in Harrison and Wood Recycle Center will be closed Monday. The City Landfill and Wood Recycle Center both reopen on Tuesday, for normal business hours. 


The Refuse Collection Centers and Recycle Collection Centers will be open for normal business hours on Monday. 


Citizens may call 311 for any additional questions. 


Jerry Summers - When Sgt. York Came To Chattanooga

Mrs. Claus Adventures At Enterprise South Nature Park Is Dec. 7

Holiday Lights At The Chattanooga Zoo


The nation’s greatest World War I hero came to Chattanooga on May 28, 1919, as an honored guest for a two-day stay at the luxurious Patten Hotel. The reception that 31-year-old Sergeant Alvin ... (click for more)

The public is invited to a Mrs. Claus Adventures event at Enterprise South Nature Park on Dec. 7 from 6-8 p.m. Ages four and up are invited to join Mrs. Claus for stories, cookie decorating ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga Zoo will present its annual holiday event, Holiday Lights on Dec. 13-14 and 20-21 from 5:30-8 p.m. Visitors will see the Zoo transformed into a winter wonderland while celebrating ... (click for more)


Happenings

Jerry Summers - When Sgt. York Came To Chattanooga

The nation’s greatest World War I hero came to Chattanooga on May 28, 1919, as an honored guest for a two-day stay at the luxurious Patten Hotel. The reception that 31-year-old Sergeant Alvin York received when his train pulled into the Terminal Station was much more than he could have ever expected. Hundreds of well-wishers carrying flowers clogged the train station as the hero ... (click for more)

Mrs. Claus Adventures At Enterprise South Nature Park Is Dec. 7

The public is invited to a Mrs. Claus Adventures event at Enterprise South Nature Park on Dec. 7 from 6-8 p.m. Ages four and up are invited to join Mrs. Claus for stories, cookie decorating and more at Enterprise South Nature Park. Registration fee is $5 per participant. Registration and payment are required to participate. Spots are limited and are filled on a first-come, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Governor Bill Lee Helps Celebrate Start Of $800 Million Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Plant

Governor Bill Lee was at Enterprise South Industrial Park on Wednesday to celebrate the start of an $800 million electric vehicle plant by Volkswagen designed to employ about 1,000 workers. The Chattanooga facility, with 700,000 square feet of space, will be the first to produce Volkswagen's modular electric toolkit chassis, also known as MEB. The new electric model may be out ... (click for more)

Brothers Plead Guilty In Fraud Involving Promised Bledsoe Textile Plant That Did Not Materialize

Brothers Rahim and Karim Sadruddin on Wednesday entered guilty pleas in Chattanooga Federal Court to two counts of wire fraud and one count of money laundering in connection with a promised textile mill in Bledsoe County that never materialized. The Sadruddins were charged as part of a scheme greater than $30 million to defraud FEMA, TVA, and the state of Tennessee related ... (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)