HES Reports 26 Rescued Dogs Doing Well; Most Are Fostered Or Adopted

Thursday, April 9, 2020
Humane Educational Society Animal Protection Service Officers spent most of the night Thursday, March 26 rescuing 26 small breed dogs that had been living in a van with their owner. 

"Thanks to generous animal lovers like you who donated to our Special Needs Fund, all 26 dogs have been spayed and neutered," officials said. "Each dog has been vaccinated, groomed and microchipped.

"Seven of the dogs had cherry eye and have received surgery to end the discomfort of the condition. Three more of our new furry friends had sever dental issues. Each of these dogs had a dental cleaning and rotten teeth removed.

"Almost all of the dogs have found their forever home or are recovering in a foster home.
Thank you to everyone who made their happy ending possible."

Collegedale Cancels July Freedom Celebration

Chattanooga River Market Opens June 20-21

Life With Ferris: Shine Your Light In Uncertain Times


The City of Collegedale has cancelled their annual July Freedom Celebration for 2020. Officials said, "After careful consideration, the difficult decision was made to cancel the popular event ... (click for more)

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Happenings

Collegedale Cancels July Freedom Celebration

The City of Collegedale has cancelled their annual July Freedom Celebration for 2020. Officials said, "After careful consideration, the difficult decision was made to cancel the popular event out of an abundance of caution. The City plans and is looking forward to hosting its Freedom Celebration in July 2021." (click for more)

Chattanooga River Market Opens June 20-21

The Chattanooga River Market will open for the 2020 season the weekend of June 20 and 21. The new Saturday and Sunday format will provide more opportunity for customers and artists to connect at the Tennessee Aquarium Plaza. The hours for both days will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends through the summer. "The idea to add Sundays came as a natural result of the essentials-only format ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Friends Of The Festival Cancels Riverbend 2020

Friends of the Festival, the nonprofit organization behind Chattanooga’s premier music festival Riverbend, has made the decision to cancel this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, Friends of the Festival is unveiling new plans to continue to deliver music to the city’s riverfront in light of the new realities brought on by the pandemic. In what would have ... (click for more)

Demetrus Coonrod, Other Council Members Call For End To Black On Black Crime; Advocate Peaceful Protest, Not Violence

City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod on Tuesday night made an impassioned plea for an end to black on black crime. She did so after a recent Chattanooga murder left her granddaughter without a father. Councilwoman Coonrod spoke strongly in favor of protests against police brutality, but said there was no place for violence or destruction as part of that movement. Other black ... (click for more)

Opinion

Kudos Again To Demetrus Coonrod

In the aftermath of the tragic death of the young man in Minneapolis, Democrats and their sycophants in the media are carrying on the biggest scam perpetrated on the American people since LBJ with his Great Society and Tonkin Gulf incident in 1965. Thanks to Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod for publicly standing up to black on black crime, especially homicide, yesterday. Once again ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Get Mad! I Am Too

I do not believe “Black Lives Matter.” Rather, I believe “All Lives Matter.” And using the latter over the former, I am mad too. The rioting that is taking place all over America is against the law. It restricts my freedoms, bridles my trusts, is contrary to my beliefs, and – if it still matters – is blatantly unconstitutional. That the President of the United States has no choice ... (click for more)