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The Environmental Impact Of The Proposed Walden Grocery Store

Roy Exum: Have At It, Sisters!

Improperly Installed Fire Hydrant Causing Damage At N. Crest Road, Colyar Drive


The proposed grocery store in Walden on Signal Mountain is to be built over the Sewanee coal seam with 20 feet of mountain top removal and gas storage tanks dug even further into the ground. ... (click for more)

Yes, it didn’t take long … not long at all … for a majority (remember this word) of the Hamilton County Commission to request a meeting with those teachers who still dare to bear the faces after ... (click for more)

A fire hydrant that was installed just six weeks ago left an eight-foot-deep hole in the sidewalk. It is washing out under the street and larger limestone pillar and wall at the corner of North ... (click for more)


Opinion

The Environmental Impact Of The Proposed Walden Grocery Store

The proposed grocery store in Walden on Signal Mountain is to be built over the Sewanee coal seam with 20 feet of mountain top removal and gas storage tanks dug even further into the ground. Signal Mountain is covered with old mines and sinkholes that expose 20 million tons of coal in the Sewanee coal seam. The environmental hazards (wastewater, stormwater, acid damaged creeks ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Have At It, Sisters!

Yes, it didn’t take long … not long at all … for a majority (remember this word) of the Hamilton County Commission to request a meeting with those teachers who still dare to bear the faces after sending a live warhead of stupid over the bow to their funding body. On Sunday there appeared a letter that chastised, by name, five county commissioners who neither deserved it nor toil ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Brothers Who Promised 1,000 Jobs In Bledsoe County And Did Not Deliver Now Face Federal Fraud Charges

Two brothers who in 2017 pledged to build a textile plant in economically distressed Bledsoe County that would provide 1,000 jobs have been indicted by federal authorities on a variety of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering charges. Governor Bill Haslam had been among those attending the announcement at Pikeville by Karim and Rahim Sadruddin. Prosecutor Steve Neff ... (click for more)

ATM Leader Says Market Center, The Maclellan Should Give Up PILOT Tax Break Agreements

The head of the citizen watchdog group, Accountability for Taxpayer Money (ATM), says both the Market Center and the The Maclellan apartment building should give up their PILOT tax break agreements. Helens Burns Sharp noted that both have changed their business models and now include short-term rentals. Ms. Sharp sent an email to members of the board of the city's Health Educational ... (click for more)

Sports

Chattanooga State To Host TCCAA Volleyball Tournament

Chattanooga State Community College will host the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) Volleyball tournament on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 on the main campus, 4501 Amnicola Highway. The #2 seed, Cleveland State will play #3 seed Chattanooga State on Friday at 6:00 p.m. The winner of that match will play #1 seed Walters State on Saturday at ... (click for more)

Mark Guhne: There's More To Coaching Than Winning A Trophy

Despite being UT-Chattanooga’s coach for over a decade, Mark Guhne’s enthusiasm and love for the job was evident as he addressed the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club. As the coach of the men’s golf team, the Chattanooga lifer and UTC graduate recalled the day he was offered the job. “I remember when I got the job. Steve Sloan was gracious enough to hire me as a volunteer. For the first ... (click for more)