Parkridge Valley Sponsors Blues, Bluegrass And BBQ This Sunday In Celebration Of Mental Health Awareness Month

Friday, May 17, 2019
In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, Parkridge Valley has partnered with community organizations to strengthen access to mental health services in southeast Tennessee. Blues, Bluegrass and BBQ is an event to raise awareness of the resources available in the community. 

The event will be held at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St. in Chattanooga this Sunday.

Alexander Says Bipartisan Legislation Will Lower What Americans Pay Out Of Their Own Pockets For Health Care

Free Smoking Cessation Course Begins In July In Ringgold

Health Department Offers Free HIV Testing On National HIV Testing Day


Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander said on Tuesday that legislation he and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wa.) have proposed will reduce what the American people pay out of their ... (click for more)

CHI Memorial offers a free seven-week Freedom From Smoking program which helps participants learn how to beat tobacco addiction, lifestyle changes that make quitting easier, stress management, ... (click for more)

National HIV Testing Day is Thursday, June 27, and the Dade County Health Department, 71 Case Ave., Ste., H-100 in Trenton, will be offering free HIV testing from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. “On this annual ... (click for more)


Living Well

Alexander Says Bipartisan Legislation Will Lower What Americans Pay Out Of Their Own Pockets For Health Care

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander said on Tuesday that legislation he and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wa.) have proposed will reduce what the American people pay out of their own pockets for health care by ending surprise billing, creating more transparency and increasing competition to bring down drug costs. “Nearly a year ago, Dr. Brent James from the National ... (click for more)

Free Smoking Cessation Course Begins In July In Ringgold

CHI Memorial offers a free seven-week Freedom From Smoking program which helps participants learn how to beat tobacco addiction, lifestyle changes that make quitting easier, stress management, how to avoid weight gain and how to stay smoke-free for good. On Tuesday, July 2 a new session of Freedom From Smoking will begin at CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates - Ringgold. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Storm Destroys Home In Falling Water Thursday Morning Trapping 6 Adults, 3 Children Inside

Strong storms rolled through Hamilton County Thursday morning destroying a mobile home in the Falling Water area. At 8:15 a.m., the residents made a 911 call reporting a tree had fallen on their mobile home and they were trapped inside. Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department responded to 728 Roberts Mills Road and reported a large tree on top of the mobile home. Firefighters ... (click for more)

Former Councilman Chris Anderson Gets Domestic Assault Charges Dismissed

A former Chattanooga councilman accused of domestic assault against his boyfriend has had his case dismissed in General Sessions Court. Judge Alex McVeagh dismissed the charges after having a quiet discussion with former councilman Chris Anderson, 38, and Gabriel Chambers, 21, who was also charged. Both men had left the courtroom for at least 45 minutes before re-entering, ... (click for more)

Opinion

Thank You, Commissioners Smedley, Bankston, Fairbanks And Boyd

County Chairwoman Sabrena Smedley and Commissioners Chester Bankston, Randy Fairbanks, and Tim Boyd are all the right stuff that Republicans and conservatives are made of. It is a beautiful thing when our elected unite to do the right thing. We have some real leaders in this group. These county commissioners are representing the majority of property owners in Hamilton County, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Yes, We Still Eat Dogs

As one who is richly blessed by the humor that arrives at my email address, a couple of years ago I started collecting some of the funny ones and that is how “The Saturday Funnies” began to appear on Chattanoogan.com. The Funnies are extremely popular and, throughout the week, I’ll often have too many because I get them by the dozens most days. The big search engines like Google, ... (click for more)