CDOT Announces Events And Road Closures June 26-30

Monday, June 24, 2019

Wednesday, June 26
Film Night in Cooper's Alley - Mad Priest and London Calling, in association with The Palace Theater, will be hosting Film Nights in Cooper's Alley on Wednesday from 6 p.m. until midnight, with a screening of Blackkklansman. This series of events will be held every last Wednesday of the month through Nov. 27. 

Thursday, June 27
Ales on 8th -  W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Thursday from 2-11 p.m. This closure will be in effect each Thursday evening through Feb. 27, 2020.    

Chattery Series in the Passageways - The Chattery will be hosting an class on flower arranging in Cooper's Alley Passageways on Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m.

Friday, June 28
Nightfall - Cherry Street will be closed at E MLK Blvd from 3 p.m. until midnight for Nightfall setup. Market Street will be closed from East 8th Street to East 10th Street, and ML King Blvd will be closed from Broad Street to Georgia Avenue from 5:30 p.m. until midnight for Nightfall. These closures will be in effect each Friday night through Aug. 30.

Saturday, June 29
CFC Soccer Match - Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street from 12 p.m. until midnight on Saturday. Additionally, the on-street parking on Chestnut Street, between W 17th St and W 19th St. will be closed from 11 a.m. until midnight.   

West Village Street Festivals -  Pine Street between W 7th Street (south of the the Republic Parking lot) and W M.L. King Blvd, and W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 8 a.m. until midnight each Saturday through Dec. 27.

Highland Park Porch Hop & Block Party - Highland Park is hosting a neighborhood porch hop from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, inviting everyone to visit with the people and porches of Highland Park as locals open up their porches, providing refreshments, fun, and hospitality. The event culminates in a block party from 7-10:30 p.m., which will close E 12th Street, between S Hickory Street and S Hawthorne Street from 5 p.m. until midnight. 

Sunday, June 30
Chattanooga Market - Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. each Sunday through Nov. 24.


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Harrison resident Sandra Kaye Hesler has her story included in the new Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angles All Around. Ms. Hesler is a mother of two teenagers whom she homeschooled for two years. ... (click for more)

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Happenings

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Several students have added fire safety to their class schedule this fall. Walker County Fire Rescue and Georgia Northwestern Technical College are partnering with First Alert, Campus Firewatch and the Michael H. Minger Foundation to participate in the third annual Town/Gown Fire Safety Community Service Project. Students and residents will be able to learn the importance of fire ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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Two brothers who in 2017 pledged to build a textile plant in economically distressed Bledsoe County that would provide 1,000 jobs have been indicted by federal authorities on a variety of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering charges. Governor Bill Haslam had been among those attending the announcement at Pikeville by Karim and Rahim Sadruddin. Prosecutor Steve Neff ... (click for more)

Information Sought Following Suspicious Weekend Fires

Investigators have determined that two fires that occurred right down the street from one another were intentionally set. The Chattanooga Fire Department was called to a shed fire in the 4000 block of Dodds Avenue around 4:20 a.m. on Sunday. They found the burning shed and as they started working to extinguish the blaze, Chattanooga Police officers alerted the ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Wheel Tax Wouldn't Be A Sacrifice And Supports Our Teachers - And Response (7)

I appreciate our underpaid teachers here in Tennessee so much. We as a whole have a moral obligation to make sure we contribute to their pay. A wheel tax on our cars is a minimal expense to most of us. Sixty dollars is not enough for us to complain. We shouldn't even bat an eye at that if it contributes to the hard working teachers who sacrifice daily for our children. We ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Have At It, Sisters!

Yes, it didn’t take long … not long at all … for a majority (remember this word) of the Hamilton County Commission to request a meeting with those teachers who still dare to bear the faces after sending a live warhead of stupid over the bow to their funding body. On Sunday there appeared a letter that chastised, by name, five county commissioners who neither deserved it nor toil ... (click for more)