Riverpark Closes Fishing Piers Due To Rising Waters; Trail Closed Monday Is Reopened

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department announced Tuesday morning the Riverpark  is closing the fishing piers due to rising waters. Additionally, The boat docks remain closed.
 
However the trail behind the Raceway Gas Station which was closed Monday has now been re-opened.

Bedtime Story With Leslie Jordan And More Offered From The Chattanooga Public Library

Wilcox Boulevard Tunnel Closing For Maintenance April 9, 12

East Ridge Offices Closed In Observance Of Good Friday


Leslie Jordan, "everyone’s favorite quarantine buddy and all-around silly goose," will be doing a bedtime story reading of Jimmy Kimmel’s The Serious Goose on the Chattanooga Public Library’s ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation announced Wilcox Boulevard Tunnel will be closed for routine maintenance on the following dates and times: • This Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-3 ... (click for more)

City Hall, Library and City Services will be closed in observance of Good Friday this coming Friday. For residents and businesses that have recycling pickup on that day, their recycling ... (click for more)




Happenings

Bedtime Story With Leslie Jordan And More Offered From The Chattanooga Public Library

Leslie Jordan, "everyone’s favorite quarantine buddy and all-around silly goose," will be doing a bedtime story reading of Jimmy Kimmel’s The Serious Goose on the Chattanooga Public Library’s Facebook and Instagram pages on Thursday at 7 p.m. Leslie Jordan, known for his roles on Will & Grace and American Horror Story, is a native of Chattanooga who recently returned to be ... (click for more)

Wilcox Boulevard Tunnel Closing For Maintenance April 9, 12

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation announced Wilcox Boulevard Tunnel will be closed for routine maintenance on the following dates and times: • This Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; and • This Sunday from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Detours will be posted. Please plan additional time into your essential travel. View CDOT's map of event and road closures for full details ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Georgia Coronavirus Cases Now Over 10,000; 369 Deaths

Georgia state health officials said Wednesday evening that another seven people have died from the coronavirus since Wednesday morning, bringing the total to 369. The confirmed cases are now over 10,000, at 10,189, up from 9,156 on Tuesday. Officials said 2,082 have been hospitalized in Georgia with the deadly virus - up from 1,899 on Tuesday. Whitfield County remains ... (click for more)

Kathy Lennon Pulls Out Of School Board Race Just After Qualifying, Leaving Marco Perez As Only Candidate

Kathy Lennon, County School Board member from Signal Mountain, on Thursday morning withdrew her name from the upcoming election. That leaves Marco Perez as the only candidate for the District 2 post. Mr. Perez, of Signal Mountain, is a business coach. He is CEO of Relife Strategies and previously was vice president of operations for Launch Chattanooga. He is also the co-owner ... (click for more)

Opinion

Joe Smith: I'm In Rhonda Thurman's Corner

I didn’t sleep well last night. It was one of those times when this old boxing coach was in a 10-round boxing match in my spirit. So many people are hurting right now. I have friends that have lost their jobs and are struggling to feed their families. My 11-year-old grandson tells me, “Pops I want to go to school.” I miss Sunday morning worship with my pastor and church family. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Shattered Nurses

At the massive Detroit Medical Center Sinai-Grace Hospital on Sunday the night-shift emergency room nurses came in, went to the break room, and staged a “sit in.” This wasn’t about pay; it was about mismanagement. After four hours of bantering back and forth, the sit-in nurses were told “either get to work or get out!” The nurses got out. And why? “We had two nurses the other ... (click for more)