East Ridge Offices Closed In Observance Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Friday, January 17, 2020

East Ridge city offices and non-essential services will be closed on Monday in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

For those with Monday trash service, the collection day will be Tuesday.

For more information please visit www.eastridgetn.gov/Government/Departments/Sanitation.aspx


"Winter Vistas: Patrick Cleburne’s Assaults In The Battle of Chickamauga" Tour Set For March 7

Whitfield County CERT Marks A Decade Of Volunteer Service

The Bethlehem Center To Host St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl To Send Youth To Summer Camp


Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will present a special two-hour car caravan tour of Chickamauga Battlefield taking advantage of the lack of foliage to view the landscape on ... (click for more)

So many volunteers turned out to help search for a missing teenager in 2009 that local emergency officials decided to tap into that passionate manpower with the formation of a CERT program in ... (click for more)

The Bethlehem Center will host a pub crawl for St. Patrick’s Day, Tuesday, March 17, from 5-9 p.m. at OddStory Brewing Company and Barley Chattanooga. Both breweries are located in downtown Chattanooga ... (click for more)




Happenings

"Winter Vistas: Patrick Cleburne’s Assaults In The Battle of Chickamauga" Tour Set For March 7

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will present a special two-hour car caravan tour of Chickamauga Battlefield taking advantage of the lack of foliage to view the landscape on Saturday, March 7 at 2 p.m. This tour begins at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center. :On the afternoon of Sept. 19, 1863, Confederate soldiers of Irish born General Patrick Cleburne’s ... (click for more)

Whitfield County CERT Marks A Decade Of Volunteer Service

So many volunteers turned out to help search for a missing teenager in 2009 that local emergency officials decided to tap into that passionate manpower with the formation of a CERT program in Whitfield County the next year. Ten years later, the Whitfield County Community Emergency Response Team is celebrating a decade of service from more than 300 graduates of the program. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Family Of 5 Displaced After Fire Damages Home Late Friday Afternoon

The Red Cross is assisting a family of five after their home was damaged by fire late Friday afternoon. It happened at 5:09 p.m. in the 4000 block of Renezet Drive, not far off of Highway 58. When firefighters arrived on scene, they saw heavy smoke and fire. Flames were coming from a bedroom and spread into the attic space. A quick and aggressive interior attack was ... (click for more)

13 Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipients, Including Charles Coolidge, To Attend Center Opening

Thirteen Congressional Medal of Honor recipients, including Chattanooga's Charles H. Coolidge, are set to attend the grand opening ceremony for the new Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center on Saturday at 10 a.m. at 2 West Aquarium Way. Medal of Honor recipients due to attend also Include Bennie Adkins, Barney Barnum, Patrick Brady, Gary Beikrich, Kyle Carpenter, ... (click for more)

Opinion

Infinite Gratitude To The Entire Memorial Hospital Team

To Memorial Hospital doctors, nurses, staff and executive leadership, I want to offer and to express my sincere and profound gratitude for the extraordinary care and caring that you recently provided to one of my dearest and most beloved relatives. Last week, my loved one, who was suffering from flu symptoms, suddenly became seriously and critically ill with pneumonia in both ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: This Will Make You Cry

My word of the day, compliments of my friends at Dictionary.com, is phronesis (pronounced “froh-NEE-sis). It is a wonderful word that we should include in our daily prayers, asking God to mercifully instill phronesis within each of us in our every hour. It means “the wisdom in determining the ends and the means of attaining them, practical understanding, sound judgement.” Centuries ... (click for more)