East Ridge Offices Closed In Observance Of Labor Day

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

East Ridge offices and library will be closed in observance of Labor Day next Monday.

For those with trash service on Monday, those will be collected on Tuesday, Sept. 3. 
 
There will be no bulk item or brush pick up this week. Recycling will be collected as normal per the Sanitation Schedule.  Make sure to place trash carts to the curb the night before your scheduled pickup for prompt service.

For more information about Sanitation and other services, visit our website at www.eastridgetn.gov. 



North Hawthorne Street Closure Extended Through Tuesday

Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Whitfield Deputies Train For Safer High-Speed Chases


Construction on North Hawthorne Street between Wilder Street and Elmendorf Street, originally scheduled to end Monday afternoon, will continue until Tuesday. North Hawthorne is expected to ... (click for more)

Here are upcoming street closings: Thursday: TOPS Health and Safety Fair - The north and southbound right lanes of Broad Street will be closed between W 11th Street and W 12th ... (click for more)

During August the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office - working with the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) - had the opportunity to provide High Speed Track Training for the entire ... (click for more)


Happenings

North Hawthorne Street Closure Extended Through Tuesday

Construction on North Hawthorne Street between Wilder Street and Elmendorf Street, originally scheduled to end Monday afternoon, will continue until Tuesday. North Hawthorne is expected to reopen at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. This is due to new gas line installation. View CDOT's map of event and road closures for full details of these activities and other projects underway in our ... (click for more)

Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Here are upcoming street closings: Thursday: TOPS Health and Safety Fair - The north and southbound right lanes of Broad Street will be closed between W 11th Street and W 12th Street from 9AM thru 2PM on Thursday, September 19th to host TVA's TOPS Health and Safety Fair. Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Tony Bigoms Found Guilty Of 2014 Premeditated 1st Degree Murder And Abuse Of A Corpse; Gets Life In Prison For The Murder

A Chattanooga man was sentenced to life in prison when the jury found him guilty after his six-day murder retrial. Following closing arguments, the jury was sent back to a secluded room, where they came to a guilty verdict for the defendant. Tony Edward Bigoms murdered Dana Wilkes in 2012 and dismembered her corpse, which was found on the banks of the Chicamauga river without ... (click for more)

CFD Extinguishes Small Fire Outside Steak ‘N Shake On Hixson Pike Monday Evening

Chattanooga Fire Department's Engine #19 and Squad #19 responded to the Steak ‘n Shake, 5118 Hixson Pike, on a small outside fire Monday evening. "It appeared to be started by a discarded cigarette that spread to the surrounding mulch and then on to the building, officials said. "The fire was extinguished quickly and there was no damage to the interior." CFD crews used ... (click for more)

Opinion

We Remember Sept. 11th

Our nation was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001 and our world changed. Muslim terrorists called al-Qaeda, with training camps all around the world were responsible for the death of the more than 3,000 victims. This is an enemy unlike any we have ever faced. There are multiple countries, multiple fronts and multiple threats. This enemy is committed to the absolute destruction of the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Total Rest May Help

Roy Exum will be on vacation this week as he recovers from a recent surgery. His doctors and his close friends believe in him and urge him to “take some time for himself.” It is believed "total rest" will be greatly beneficial in the healing process. He greatly appreciates the emails and the telephones calls has received and appreciates your kindness. He hopes to return ... (click for more)