Soul Food Sunday Moved To Bessie Smith Cultural Center On Sunday

Friday, August 23, 2019
The City of Chattanooga's Office of Multicultural Affairs "Soul Food Sunday" has moved to the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E M L King Boulevard. The event will be on Sunday, from 2-7 p.m.

This family-friendly event will introduce Chattanooga families to local gospel, inspirational and jazz artists, local food vendors, and local child entrepreneurs selling goods. 

District 9 Mailbox Gathering To Be Held Friday

CPD And CFD Join Forces For Community Event Feb. 29

VIDEO: Walk Thru Of The New Coolidge Medal Of Honor Museum


District 9 Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod will host the quarterly District 9 Mailbox Gathering. "Traditionally, the Mailbox is where one will receive important information," Ms. Coonrod ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga Police Department and Chattanooga Fire Department are coming together for a city-wide event to make sure residents have what they need to help keep their loved ones safe in their ... (click for more)

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Happenings

District 9 Mailbox Gathering To Be Held Friday

District 9 Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod will host the quarterly District 9 Mailbox Gathering. "Traditionally, the Mailbox is where one will receive important information," Ms. Coonrod said. This meeting will be a collaboration with County Commissioners and School Board Representatives that serve the District 9 foot print. The meeting will be Friday ... (click for more)

CPD And CFD Join Forces For Community Event Feb. 29

The Chattanooga Police Department and Chattanooga Fire Department are coming together for a city-wide event to make sure residents have what they need to help keep their loved ones safe in their homes. On Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 3 PM, CPD will hold a “front porch lineup” at three different fire stations. "Front porch lineups are a unique practice CPD has been ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Human Remains Found In Walker County

Human skeletal remains were found in Walker County in a wooded area about 500 yards off the roadway, east of the 4000 block of South Highway 27, Lafayette, by a man and his son while they were hunting Monday morning, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson. The remains are believed to be those of a Walker County man missing since Sept. 30. Robert “Robbie” Sisson III, ... (click for more)

Body Of Attorney Who Jumped From Market Street Bridge Found Near Guntersville Dam; Wife Recounts Last Contact With Him; Funeral Is Saturday

The body of a prominent Chattanooga attorney who jumped from the Market Street Bridge has been found 122 river miles away and 19 days later near Guntersville Dam in Alabama. It was identified as that of George Edward Koontz, 66, of Chattanooga. Authorities said several people saw a man jump from the bridge on Jan. 29. The family of attorney Koontz reported him missing that ... (click for more)

Opinion

School Board Needs More Leaders, Not Followers

It is disappointing that Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson’s contract is being prematurely extended and that the amount of his compensation package has been significantly increased based on hopes of performance improvements. The disfunction of the School Board’s discussion Monday night is reason enough for Thursday night’s vote to be reconsidered or delayed. Dr. Johnson is the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Don’t Fret The Coronavirus

It has been famously said, “The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable,” so let’s clear up this one right now: You ain’t gonna’ get the coronavirus. Yes, it has been declared an “emergency” in the United States, and yesterday the number of confirmed cases topped 75,000. But that’s 75,000 in a world of 7.8 billion people. Right now there have been 15 cases in the United ... (click for more)