CDOT Announces Construction Closures At Gunbarrel Road And Crane Road Intersection On Thursday

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Chattanooga Department of Transportation announces the following will be closed at the intersection of Gunbarrel and Crane Road on Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., due to utility construction: 

- the left, southbound lane of Gunbarrel Road will be closed at the intersection of Crane Road; and
- the northbound turn lane from Gunbarrel Road onto Crane Road westbound.

View CDOT's map of event and road closures for full details of these activities and other projects underway in our public space. 

Jerry Summers - When Sgt. York Came To Chattanooga

McKamey Adoptables Of The Week

Donations Of Dog Houses And Straw Needed At MAC


The nation’s greatest World War I hero came to Chattanooga on May 28, 1919, as an honored guest for a two-day stay at the luxurious Patten Hotel. The reception that 31-year-old Sergeant Alvin ... (click for more)

This week The McKamey Animal Center has two more wonderful pets looking for their forever homes this week: Maximillian, on the left, is a dignified gentleman at two years old. He’s looking ... (click for more)

With cold temperatures hitting the area, McKamey Animal Center animal service officers are preparing to deliver dog houses and straw all over the city. MAC is seeking donations of medium ... (click for more)


Happenings

Jerry Summers - When Sgt. York Came To Chattanooga

The nation’s greatest World War I hero came to Chattanooga on May 28, 1919, as an honored guest for a two-day stay at the luxurious Patten Hotel. The reception that 31-year-old Sergeant Alvin York received when his train pulled into the Terminal Station was much more than he could have ever expected. Hundreds of well-wishers carrying flowers clogged the train station as the hero ... (click for more)

McKamey Adoptables Of The Week

This week The McKamey Animal Center has two more wonderful pets looking for their forever homes this week: Maximillian, on the left, is a dignified gentleman at two years old. He’s looking for a quiet home to settle into before all the love begins. Nugget is a cattle dog mix and just a little over a year old. He has a huge heart and the wiggliest tail. His attitude is, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Heat Returned To Majority Of UTC Residence Hall After It Goes Out At Bad Time; But 132 Students Heat-Less

The heating system in the Boling Apartments at UTC went offline on Tuesday afternoon on one of the coldest days of the year. However, officials said the majority of the residence hall had heat again by 9 p.m. One section, however, required more repairs, which will continue on Wednesday morning. Officials said 132 students who live in the section were affected. They were ... (click for more)

County Schools To Open Regular Time On Wednesday Despite Frigid Temps; It Will Be Half Day Of School

The Hamilton County Schools will open at the regular time on Wednesday despite frigid temperatures. School officials said, "We have been closely monitoring the weather for tomorrow morning and intend to open all schools on time tomorrow, Nov. 13. Temperatures will be low so please remember to dress students warmly for the school day. "As a reminder, tomorrow is a half-day ... (click for more)

Opinion

A Tribute To Ron Loving

Chattanooga lost a valuable community member and leader this week. I had the privilege of serving with Ron on the Erlanger Board of Trustees. In addition to being a very competent, strong, and thoughtful leader of the Board, I found him to be the ultimate gentleman. He always conducted himself in a quiet and dignified manner, even during a tumultuous time of change. He was a gentle ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: You Are Worth It

I don’t exactly when it first began, but I have assembled the most fun “Hall of Fame” that I could have ever imagined. There is ‘Sully,” for example, the pilot who emergency landed a US Airways jet on the Hudson River after the plane lost all power due to a flock of geese. Chesley Sullenberger not only saved every life of those on Flight 1549, only two were kept overnight at Manhattan ... (click for more)