East Ridge Offices Closed In Observance Of Good Friday

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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 will be picked up on Monday, April. 

For more information on recycling, call East Ridge Sanitation at 892-8666 or visit their website at www.eastridgetn.gov.


Life With Ferris: The Newcomer In Our Lives

Chambliss Center And Isaiah 117 House Kick-Off Partnership To Help Children Entering Foster Care

Local Nonprofit Seeks Community Professionals To Mentor Mothers In Crisis


We have a tiny newcomer in our lives. Brand new grandparents, my husband and I marvel at Mary Jane’s tiny perfect hands, her long graceful fingers reaching through air in the general direction ... (click for more)

Chambliss Center for Children and Tennessee-based nonprofit organization Isaiah 117 House celebrated the kick-off of the first Isaiah 117 House in Hamilton County on Sunday. Isaiah 117 House, ... (click for more)

Foundation House Ministries is looking to build a community of women speakers to share their story of hope and inspiration to mothers in their program. The nonprofit provides financial, emotional, ... (click for more)



Happenings

Life With Ferris: The Newcomer In Our Lives

We have a tiny newcomer in our lives. Brand new grandparents, my husband and I marvel at Mary Jane’s tiny perfect hands, her long graceful fingers reaching through air in the general direction of a thing: her grandfather’s nose, the aquamarine in my necklace, the squishy rattle I dangle in front of her. I’m way more nervous around my granddaughter than I was around my sons. I’m ... (click for more)

Chambliss Center And Isaiah 117 House Kick-Off Partnership To Help Children Entering Foster Care

Chambliss Center for Children and Tennessee-based nonprofit organization Isaiah 117 House celebrated the kick-off of the first Isaiah 117 House in Hamilton County on Sunday. Isaiah 117 House, located in the states of Tennessee and Indiana, serves to provide a warm, comforting environment for children awaiting a foster placement. Children who are removed from their homes out of ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Lee Tells General Assembly "It's Time To Intervene For Our Kids

Saying the COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions for schools, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee told members of the General Assembly, "It's time to intervene for our kids." The governor spoke at the opening of a joint convention on education that he called. His remarks as prepared for delivery are: Thank you Lt. Governor McNally and Speaker Sexton, Speaker Pro-Tem ... (click for more)

2 Men, 21, 40, Shot In Separate Incidents Monday Evening

Two men were shot in separate incidents on Monday evening and showed up at a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. At approximately 8:41 p.m. Monday, Chattanooga Police were dispatched on a report of shots fired in the area of Olive Street and Roanoke Avenue. While en route, officers were advised that a 40-year-old man had arrived at a local hospital by private vehicle ... (click for more)

Opinion

It's Time For Impact Fees

This letter is regarding the potential high density development on Snowhill Road in Ooltewah. Growth is good. But it needs to be responsible growth. It would be instructive to see studies by other communities who have already gone through this so we can understand just what is the taxpayer cost burden of these high density developments. Additional taxes to add infrastructure, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We Ramp Up

As you know, federal and state employees will honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday today (Monday) so it will be tomorrow (Tuesday) when the vaccination efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Hamilton County will really begin to ramp up. This week will also mark the start of “Round Two” for our First Responders, our medical providers, and others who were given their ... (click for more)