Riverpark Boat Ramps And Fishing Piers Are Open

Monday, January 13, 2020
The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department reports all of the boat ramps and fishing piers at the Tennessee River Park are now open to the public.

ArtsBuild Now Accepting Community Cultural Connections Applications

On National 811 Day, Chattanooga Gas Reminds Customers To Practice Safe Digging Year-Round

Life With Ferris: Kindness Is Key


ArtsBuild is now accepting applications for its Community Cultural Connections grants. Grants of up to $2,000 are awarded on a rolling basis for projects or programs that "use the arts to make ... (click for more)

Tuesday on National 811 Day, Chattanooga Gas reminds everyone in the community to Do Your Part and practice safe digging. From the do-it-yourself homeowners to professional construction crews, ... (click for more)

Kathleen Crevasse recently shared on her Facebook page, “In a world where you can be anything, be kind.” That’s nice, I thought to myself. Maybe I’ll remember to be kind. A few minutes ... (click for more)



Happenings

ArtsBuild Now Accepting Community Cultural Connections Applications

ArtsBuild is now accepting applications for its Community Cultural Connections grants. Grants of up to $2,000 are awarded on a rolling basis for projects or programs that "use the arts to make our community a better place." Community Cultural Connections grants began in 2012 in response to Chattanooga’s city-wide cultural plan Imagine Chattanooga 20/20. The goal of the program ... (click for more)

On National 811 Day, Chattanooga Gas Reminds Customers To Practice Safe Digging Year-Round

Tuesday on National 811 Day, Chattanooga Gas reminds everyone in the community to Do Your Part and practice safe digging. From the do-it-yourself homeowners to professional construction crews, everyone must do their part to prevent accidents and damages by dialing 811 to have underground lines marked prior to digging, officials said. Nationwide, a utility line is damaged once ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga To Welcome Nonstop United Service To Houston, Resume Chicago flights

The Chattanooga Airport will welcome nonstop United Express flights, operated by SkyWest Airlines, to Houston beginning Thursday, Oct. 1. The creation of Chattanooga's second direct flight to Texas will establish a gateway to hundreds of domestic and international destinations offered at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, officials said. In addition to the Houston flight, ... (click for more)

Legislature Makes Staying Overnight On State Property A Felony; Those Charged Must Serve At Least 12 Hours In Jail

The Tennessee Legislature in special session on Wednesday passed a bill that makes it a felony to stay overnight on state property. The punishment for the Class E felony would be up to six years in prison. Those who are arrested under the new law would have to spend at least 12 hours in jail without bond. Camping is defined as laying down a blanket, sleeping bag or other ... (click for more)

Opinion

PILOTs In The Pandemic Period

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost everything. But there are a few exceptions. One exception is how easy it still is for a company to get a Payment-in-Lieu-of-Tax (PILOT) Agreement from Hamilton County. On Wednesday at the Hamilton County Commission agenda meeting, commissioners and the county mayor appeared enthusiastic about approving a property tax break for Southern ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Sea To Shining Sea’

If you were to poll the most travelled among us, Portland, Ore., would be among the finalists on every list as “The Most Beautiful City” in the United States. Yet, today, it is a run-away choice as the ugliest in America. For over two-and-half months the state capital has unwillingly hosted a full-fledged riot almost every night. Two weeks ago, the city’s now-despicable mayor, leftist ... (click for more)