Rock City's Enchanted Garden Of Lights Is Underway

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Hundreds of local and area residents visited Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights on Sunday evening. The event features over a million LED lights and continues daily from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. through Jan. 4 (closed Christmas Eve night).

Incline Railway Recognized By Tripadvisor

Rock City Announces New Installations To Enchanted Trail

Tennessee Aquarium And UGA To Host Pioneering Workshop Addressing Freshwater Microplastic Pollution


Despite world travel being put on hold, Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel platform, announced this year’s Travelers’ Choice winners. The 18th annual Travelers’ Choice Awards recognized ... (click for more)

Rock City Gardens announced that its most significant trail enhancement project in recent years is underway, with several features already completed. The Enchanted Trail takes on more of a fairytale ... (click for more)

It is the inevitable destiny of all water that falls on land to eventually return to the sea. And like an enthusiastic tourist, it can’t help but pick up souvenirs along the way, whether it’s ... (click for more)



Travel

Incline Railway Recognized By Tripadvisor

Despite world travel being put on hold, Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel platform, announced this year’s Travelers’ Choice winners. The 18th annual Travelers’ Choice Awards recognized The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway as a winner. “The Travelers’ Choice program is one way that travelers and diners can benefit from the real-life experiences of other people so they can ... (click for more)

Rock City Announces New Installations To Enchanted Trail

Rock City Gardens announced that its most significant trail enhancement project in recent years is underway, with several features already completed. The Enchanted Trail takes on more of a fairytale feeling beginning with the large arched portal door entrance to Fat Man’s Squeeze, leading to the latest installments in the Hall of the Mountain King. The new trail features include ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hakeem Calls For Probe Of Hamilton County Election Office; Hargett Said He Has Confidence In The Office

State Rep. Yusuf Hakeem said he was asking for a state investigation of the Hamilton County Election Commission. In a letter to Secretary of State Tre Hargett, he said he ha s great "anguish and concern" that the county election office is "becoming a petri dish for undermining the fundamental right to free and fair elections." Secretary of State Hargett responded, "I will ... (click for more)

Former County EMT Charged With Vehicular Homicide Is Back Out Of Jail After Pretrial Services "Error"

A former county EMT accused of vehicular homicide was taken into custody in court on Monday based on five alleged violations of his pretrial release. But Justin Whaley was back out of jail on Wednesday after it was agreed that the report of the violations was unfounded. His attorney, Lee Davis, said, " The report filed by Pretrial Services was in error. There was no alcohol ... (click for more)

Opinion

Earl Freudenberg Remembers Bettye Parker

One of the most patriotic individuals I have ever known has passed away. Bettye Parker died Tuesday after a short illness. At Bettye's request there will be no memorial service. Bettye ran Bettye Parker Realty on Highway 58 for as long as I can remember. She handled thousands of property transactions. Her son, Paul Parker, also became involved in real estate and is the real ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Floyd - The Whole Truth

I have been in the news business as a writer my entire life and the main cornerstone of any story is the truth. Later, as an opinion writer, I was enabled to interject exactly that, my “opinion,” which sometimes will differ from that of the readers, yet the strongest point in all arguments is fact. As a vociferous reader, I am becoming more concerned over the bias in the mainstream ... (click for more)