Charlotte Jordan Turns 110 Years Old Today

Friday, March 15, 2019

Mrs. Charlotte Keelin Jordan was born on March 15, 1909 in Chattanooga.  She was married to the late James Jordan for 60+ years. She was a teacher for the Hamilton County School System for 45 years and taught at Summit, Harrison and Ooltewah Elementary Schools. She is a member of Tennessee Teacher’s Association. Mrs. Jordan matriculated at St. Elmo Elementary, Howard High School in 1928. She is the oldest living graduate of Howard High School. She received her bachelor’s degree from Tennessee State University.

Mrs. Jordan has one daughter, Norma (Mack) Roland, two grandsons, Thomas Roland and Bobby (Kelly) Brooks and two great-grandchildren. 

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Jordan is the oldest member of Field’s Chapel Church in Summit.  She is a former Sunday School teacher and served on the Missionary Society.  She is still known for her patience and expertise as a teacher, has an outstanding personality and continues to exhibit care and concern for others.


"Honoring Those Who Serve" Tribute At Honor Park May 15

Chattanooga Desert Shield-Desert Storm 30-Year Anniversary Reunion Planned

TN National Guard 230th Sustainment Brigade Hosting Change Of Command Ceremony May 15


The public is invited to join an event, "A Tribute to Those Who Serve," this Saturday at Honor Park, 1 Cleburne St. in Fort Oglethorpe from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a bell ringing ceremony ... (click for more)

Ten years before the World Trade Center was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, and the United States began wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Operation Desert Storm took place to protect America’s and its ... (click for more)

The Tennessee National Guard's 230th Sustainment Brigade, headquartered in Chattanooga, will conduct a change of command ceremony near the Volunteer Training Site in Smyrna on Saturday, May 15, ... (click for more)



Happenings

"Honoring Those Who Serve" Tribute At Honor Park May 15

The public is invited to join an event, "A Tribute to Those Who Serve," this Saturday at Honor Park, 1 Cleburne St. in Fort Oglethorpe from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a bell ringing ceremony for police officers who have lost their lives, beginning at 11 a.m. Events and performances will include LFO JROTC Honor Guard, Alhambra Highlander Pipes & Drums, patriotic music ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Desert Shield-Desert Storm 30-Year Anniversary Reunion Planned

Ten years before the World Trade Center was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, and the United States began wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Operation Desert Storm took place to protect America’s and its allies' interests after Kuwait was invaded by Iraq in 1990. To remember the 30th anniversary of that time for local military personnel and veterans who served, a special reunion with ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Roadtec, Inc. To Expand Chattanooga Operations With $6.2 Million Investment

Roadtec, Inc. officials announced on Wednesday that the paving equipment manufacturer will expand its operations in Chattanooga. Roadtec will invest $6.2 million to make building and site improvements and relocate its Washington operations to its headquarters in Tennessee. The project represents the creation of 128 new jobs in Hamilton County. Roadtec, a subsidiary of ... (click for more)

County Commissioners Anxious To Expand Number Of Officers At Hamilton County Schools

County Commission members said Tuesday they are anxious to expand the number of officers at county school campuses - even if it means using a number of security guards in addition to School Resource Officers. They said they are concerned that a tragic incident will occur on a local campus with no officer present - either from not being assigned one or from the SRO being called ... (click for more)

Opinion

Please Stop Calling Us “Latinx”

We’re asking nicely, because we think the use of the term has been mostly well-intentioned. But let’s start with some numbers: a mere 3 percent of Americans of Latin-American descent use “Latinx” to describe themselves. This is based on a 2020 Pew Research poll of about 3,000 American Latinos. Those who want for “Latinx” to become the default say it’s preferable because it’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Earn Life's "Free Lunches"

The worst debacle in our nation’s history, it is beginning to be proven, was when the United States was quarantined during the COVID-19 epidemic. Our economy – from employment to production – was stymied. Our next generation responded with virtually no education for an entire year and a surging teen suicide epidemic and the biggest profits that were made in the second half of 2020 ... (click for more)