Hamilton County Parks And Recreation Master Plan Findings Presentation Is Thursday

Monday, August 12, 2019

GreenPlay, LLC will present a summary of initial findings from the public involvement, standards, inventory, and needs assessment for the Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Master Plan.

It will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at the UTC EMCS Building, Auditorium 302, at 735 Vine St. 

The public is encouraged to participate in this presentation and continue to provide input in the development of the Master Plan.

Free parking for the presentation will be available in UTC lot #15, accessed from E. 5th Street or Palmetto Street.

Parks and Recreation staff will provide on-site directions to the 3rd floor auditorium.


TWRA Announces Application For Grants Directed Toward Hispanic Communities To Engage In Fishing

2020 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts Application Period Is Dec. 11 Through Jan. 15

Surveying And Settling Cherokee Land: The McFarland Family Program Is Dec. 14


The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is announcing it is accepting grant applications for fishing programs, activities and classes which bring fishing programs to educate and engage Hispanic ... (click for more)

The application period for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2020 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts is Dec. 11 through Jan. 15. Applications are available and will be accepted at any TWRA license ... (click for more)

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will present a 45-minute special program on the local land dealings of Xanders and Thomas McFarland in the 1830s on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. ... (click for more)


Outdoors

TWRA Announces Application For Grants Directed Toward Hispanic Communities To Engage In Fishing

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is announcing it is accepting grant applications for fishing programs, activities and classes which bring fishing programs to educate and engage Hispanic communities. The George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund was established in 2014 by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation. With the help of donations by Bass Pro ... (click for more)

2020 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts Application Period Is Dec. 11 Through Jan. 15

The application period for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2020 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts is Dec. 11 through Jan. 15. Applications are available and will be accepted at any TWRA license agent, TWRA regional office, or online at gooutdoorstennessee.com website. Applications can be accepted until 11:59 p.m. (CST) on Jan. 15. Mailed applications will not be accepted. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man, 36, Shot On Shawnee Trail Thursday Night

A man, 36, was shot on Shawnee Trail Thursday night. At approximately 9:32 p.m., Chattanooga Police were called to a local hospital after a person arrived with injuries from a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, police spoke with the person suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound who arrived at hospital via personal vehicle. The victim said he was involved in a ... (click for more)

Inner City Youth Who Had $22 An Hour Job At Gestamp Now Headed To Federal Prison

An inner city youth who once had a $22 per hour job with the Gestamp automotive supply firm is now headed to federal prison. Shimel Clifton Knowell, 20, was sentenced by Judge Travis McDonough to serve two years. He earlier had a term of 13 months and one day after a guilty plea to gun possession while under the influence of drugs. However, he was given the higher sentence ... (click for more)

Opinion

A Better Plan Is Needed For Quarry Golf Course At Mountain Creek

With regard to the ongoing saga of the old Quarry golf course and its proposed development, I reject the proposed plan endorsed by the North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy (Chattanoogan - Breaking News 11/30/2019) and believe a better outcome can be achieved. There is a middle ground that involves all R-1 construction including preserving the tree, greenspace, streams and ponds. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Last Girl Standing

It’s about 90 miles from Chattanooga to Bell Buckle, Tn. Get on I-24 and go west, as you would towards Nashville, and you’ll see the sign. In mid-October about six dozen competitors turned off at the Bell Buckle exit to find their way to Gary Cantrell’s house. It is there that the Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra is held every fall under the watchful eye of ‘Big’ himself, who is better ... (click for more)