Chattanooga's First Petcentric Art Show Is Friday

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Pep Pop, a one-of-a-kind party focused on man's best friend, will showcase the best of the area's pet artists and will benefit McKamey Animal Center. Chattanooga's first petcentric art show will be held Friday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 5 Points Northshore. 

Guests will be able to peruse pet art for sale, sample hors d'oeuvres from Beast & Barrel, and enjoy complimentary adult beverages. The pieces on display will be available for purchase with a portion of proceeds going to McKamey.

Nooga Paws, Hill City Hemp, and Nooga Pets will also be there to share goodies and info for furry friends. Dogs will have a chance to experience riding in a custom made "Pawssat" car and adoptable cats and dogs will be there as well. 


As Overdose Numbers Rise, Hamilton County Coalition To Extend Free Virtual Opioid Overdose Prevention Trainings Through August

Deadline To Apply For A Storm Debris Burning Permit Is June 9

Weekly Road Construction Report


The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a spike in overdoses across the Hamilton County area. According to the Dangerous Drugs Task Force, there has been 230 overdoses from January to April 2020 ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau extends its sympathy to residents who were affected by the tornado on Sunday, April 12. We have been issuing storm debris permits ... (click for more)

Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: I-24 Replacement of Belvoir Avenue Bridge over I-24 and I-24 bridges over Germantown Road near MM 183: Lane shifts are in place ... (click for more)



Happenings

As Overdose Numbers Rise, Hamilton County Coalition To Extend Free Virtual Opioid Overdose Prevention Trainings Through August

The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a spike in overdoses across the Hamilton County area. According to the Dangerous Drugs Task Force, there has been 230 overdoses from January to April 2020 - that is a 114% increase in overdoses from that time last year. Due to this rise, Hamilton County Coalition is extending its series of free, virtual opioid overdose prevention trainings ... (click for more)

Deadline To Apply For A Storm Debris Burning Permit Is June 9

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau extends its sympathy to residents who were affected by the tornado on Sunday, April 12. We have been issuing storm debris permits free of charge for residents in Hamilton County who were directly impacted by the tornado. This allows anyone with a storm debris permit to burn through June 15 on approved burning days. Residents ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Protestors Damaged Property Throughout Downtown Chattanooga; Threw Rocks At Police; Fought Officers; Blocked Roadways

Chattanooga Police said protestors damaged property throughout downtown Chattanooga, threw rocks at police, fought with officers, and blocked roadways during several hours of tumult late Saturday night and early Sunday morning. Twelve were arrested, including several from out of town. After the arrests the group of around 150 protestors surrounded the downtown jail and courts ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Has 84 New Coronavirus Cases; Total Goes To 1,083; State Reports No New Deaths

Hamilton County on Sunday reported 84 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 1,083. Deaths remain at 15. The state reported no new deaths from the virus. However, there were 440 new cases. That brings the total to 23,006. Eighteen more were hospitalized in Tennessee for a total of 1,750. Nashville is listed at 62 deaths and 5,130 cases.Memphis is at 111 deaths ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Court Of Public Opinion Has Ruled - And Response

Since the court of public opinion has already judged the officer in Minneapolis, the city should save money and not even have a trial. Let a volunteer, one of these tough guys who run around blindly shooting at people and setting fires, let that guy execute him. With all due respect to our police chief and I mean that sincerely, I disagree with your view. Chief, you should know ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: These Riots Are Surreal

On Monday, when an unarmed black man was killed by a white policeman in Minneapolis, there were 28 others, predominately black, shot within the city limits of Chicago on the very same day. The “Bloody Monday” came after 50 others in Chicago were shot (10 fatally) during the Memorial Day weekend – that’s 78 human beings in just four days – and since “Bloody Monday” through 6 o’clock ... (click for more)