Kick-Off For MDA Fundraiser Is Thursday

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

City Council members, Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association Local 820, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association will kick-off the Fill the Boot fundraiser for MDA. 

It will kick-off Thursday at 9 a.m. at Fire Station 1, 218 E. Main St.


Maury Nicely Publishes Book On Hoffa Trial

February Events At The Chattanooga Public Library

Girl Scouts Of Southern Appalachians Host Annual Cookie Creations Fundraiser


“Hoffa in Tennessee: The Chattanooga Trial that Brought Down an Icon,” a book by McCallie alumnus Maury Nicely ’89, is the story of the criminal trial that resulted in the downfall of Teamsters ... (click for more)

Celebrate Spring with the Library and a few special guests this month, including Dollywood’s Imagination Playhouse, chef Lil Oso and Outdoor Chattanooga. All events are free to attend, and materials ... (click for more)

The Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians will host their South-area Cookie Creations on March 24 at The Turnbull Building, 1401 Fort St. The event lasts from 6-9 p.m. Girl Scout alumnae, ... (click for more)




Happenings

Maury Nicely Publishes Book On Hoffa Trial

“Hoffa in Tennessee: The Chattanooga Trial that Brought Down an Icon,” a book by McCallie alumnus Maury Nicely ’89, is the story of the criminal trial that resulted in the downfall of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa. Mr. Nicely used his skills as both a Chattanooga attorney and historian to tell a story of the trial that gripped Chattanooga in 1964. The trial resulted in a guilty ... (click for more)

February Events At The Chattanooga Public Library

Celebrate Spring with the Library and a few special guests this month, including Dollywood’s Imagination Playhouse, chef Lil Oso and Outdoor Chattanooga. All events are free to attend, and materials are provided. For inquiries or requests, contact Christina Sacco, Library Public Relations coordinator at 423-643-7711 or cpsacco@chattanooga.gov. Chatt & Chow Chef Spotlight: ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Governor Lee Seeks Law That Allows Gun Carrying With Or Without A Permit; Stiffens Penalties For Gun Crimes

Governor Bill Lee on Thursday announced that he is proposing legislation to advance the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Tennesseans by implementing a Constitutional Carry law. “The Second Amendment is clear and concise and secures the freedoms of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms,” said Governor Lee. “I am pleased to announce Constitutional Carry legislation ... (click for more)

Board Of Downtown Business Improvement District Asks Finance Committee To Take Another Look At Help For Non-Profits

The board of the new downtown Business Improvement District voted on Wednesday to have its three-member finance committee take another look at providing help to four non-profits that are asking to be exempted from assessments. The board, acting on the recommendation of the finance panel, earlier rejected any reductions in amounts charged to the non-profits that filed appeals. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Good Urban Design

Chattanooga is enjoying a robust movement to plan developments in a number of downtown neighborhoods, and there is good reason to believe that well designed development should be welcomed. The opposite is also true, that bad or poorly designed development should not be welcomed, especially if it seriously degrades the existing neighborhood. In the case of a sought after rezoning ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Manny Is Best For All

I am not a big fan of Bill Hagerty, the early front-runner to replace Lamar Alexander as Tennessee’s next Senator, because I dislike the thought of six more years with a partisan puppet. Hagerty was in Chattanooga earlier this week to tell the Hamilton County Pachyderm Club how loyal he is to President Donald Trump, how much he enjoys laughing at the Democrats’ presidential field ... (click for more)