Great Kiwanis Duck Race Is Saturday

Friday, August 16, 2019

The Great Kiwanis Duck Race will fill the Tennessee River at Coolidge Park beneath the Walnut Street Bridge with 5,000 rubber ducks Saturday.

The Kiwanis Club of Chattanooga’s annual fundraising event will take place from 2-5 p.m.



“Metamorphosis--Creating With Wood” Is December Display At In-Town Gallery; Reception Dec. 6

La Paz Chattanooga Hosts Mexican Christmas Celebration Dec. 13

Weekly Road Construction Report


During the month of December, woodworker Roger Harvey presents Metamorphosis: Creating with Wood at In-Town Gallery. "This aptly named collection displays his multi-faceted approach to designing ... (click for more)

La Paz Chattanooga, along with St. Peter’s Episcopal School, Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and River City Company will host a Christmas Posada celebration in Miller Plaza on Dec. 13. A ... (click for more)

Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction: Phase 1 traffic shifts have been implemented. Traffic should expect multiple lane ... (click for more)


Happenings

“Metamorphosis--Creating With Wood” Is December Display At In-Town Gallery; Reception Dec. 6

During the month of December, woodworker Roger Harvey presents Metamorphosis: Creating with Wood at In-Town Gallery. "This aptly named collection displays his multi-faceted approach to designing and creating in wood," officials said. "Visually dramatic bowls combine with his original designs for items such as clocks, music stands, and jewelry chests to form a sweeping display ... (click for more)

La Paz Chattanooga Hosts Mexican Christmas Celebration Dec. 13

La Paz Chattanooga, along with St. Peter’s Episcopal School, Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and River City Company will host a Christmas Posada celebration in Miller Plaza on Dec. 13. A Posada is a traditional Mexican Christmas celebration that typically begins on Dec. 16 and lasts nine days leading up to Christmas. Posada is a Spanish word for "inn" or "shelter" and the ... (click for more)

Breaking News

3 Faculty Members Assaulted By Student At Sequoyah High School

Three faculty members at Sequoyah High School were assaulted by a student on Thursday morning, the Sheriff's Office said. The faculty members suffered minor injuries and did not get medical treatment, it was stated. The student is facing juvenile charges. Officials said, "Earlier this morning, there was a verbal altercation at Sequoyah High School between two juvenile students. ... (click for more)

Hollie Eades, 29, Struck And Killed On I-75 Wednesday Night

Hollie Eades, 29, was struck and killed Wednesday night on Interstate 75. At approximately 8:05 p.m., a motor vehicle crash occurred involving a pedestrian near the exit ramp for East Brainerd Road from Interstate 75 Southbound. The Chattanooga Police Department's Traffic/DUI Unit responded to the scene. Ms. Eades had just been involved in a rear end collision on Interstate ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Senate Needs To Pass Election Security Funding For States

It has never been more clear that our elections are in danger. We know that Russia hacked American state boards of elections and voting machine companies in 2016. What’s more, Moscow is already gearing up to do it again in future elections. Enough is enough. Our current system isn’t equipped to handle the growing level of interference. In many cases, states have no way of verifying ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: If You Are Over 65 …

I am blessed in a lot of ways but as I grow older and muddle through my Morning Readings each day, my close friends realize I miss some really important things and they forward them along to me. There is a guy, Larry Cloud, who sends me notes and clippings and videos to the degree he ought to have his own column on Chattanoogan.com, or charge me for psychiatry. Then there is Caleb ... (click for more)