PODCAST: Clint Powell And Dawson Wheeler Interview Ben Friberg

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Dawson Wheeler and Clint Powell sat down with Ben Friberg, as he discussed his passport and talkedabout his paddle board adventures near and far. They talked with Ben about paddling through Alaska's wild Yukon with Grizzlies spectating, paddling in Papua, New Guinea, founding the Chattajack 50k, and crossing the big channel from Cuba to Key West.

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Walker County Fire And Rescue And GNTC Promote Fire Readiness Through Town/Gown Project

Inaugural Robert G. McKamey Memorial Golf Classic Will Be Nov. 5

McKamey Announces Adoptables Of The Week


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 ... (click for more)

The Inaugural Robert G. McKamey Memorial Golf Classic benefiting the McKamey Animal Center will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Council Fire Golf Club. Presented by Lexus of Chattanooga, Lexus ... (click for more)

This week’s featured adoptables at McKamey are Captain, a one-and-a-half-year-old catahoula mix that is a total people person. He loves making new friends and is always ready for snuggles. Also ... (click for more)


Happenings

Walker County Fire And Rescue And GNTC Promote Fire Readiness Through Town/Gown Project

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)

Inaugural Robert G. McKamey Memorial Golf Classic Will Be Nov. 5

The Inaugural Robert G. McKamey Memorial Golf Classic benefiting the McKamey Animal Center will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Council Fire Golf Club. Presented by Lexus of Chattanooga, Lexus Champions for Charity, and HHM CPA's, this event features a shotgun start at noon, a chance at the Hole in One Lexus 2-year lease, and an opportunity to bid on an entry for two to the 2019 ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Brothers Who Promised 1,000 Jobs In Bledsoe County And Did Not Deliver Now Face Federal Fraud Charges

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)