CDOT Announces Upcoming Road Closures

Monday, July 27, 2020
The Chattanooga Department of Transportation announces the following upcoming road closures: 
 
900 Block of Vine Street -

Vine Street will be closed on Tuesdaynbetween Fortwood Place and Central avenue from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for tree removal. Detours will take place via Fortwood Place and Clark Street.

Lookout Street -

Beginning Tuesdaynat 8:30 a.m. until Wednesday at 3 p.m., Lookout Street will be closed between Georgia Avenue and E 6th Street.
Detours will be posted.

Georgia Avenue at E 10th Street Intersection -

Beginning Tuesday and Monday, Aug. 3, the intersection of Georgia Avenue and E 10th Street will see full and partial lane closures during resurfacing. Flaggers and/or detour signs will be posted directed traffic around the affected area. 


Jerry Summers: When Dolly And George Came To Ringgold

Chattanooga Pup Crawl Is Going Virtual

Local Anti-Sex Trafficking Nonprofit To Host Virtual Fundraising Event


Most historians of the Civil War would probably think that the most famous event in the area would be Confederate General Patrick Cleburne’s brilliant defense of Ringgold Gap on November 27, ... (click for more)

The second annual Chattanooga Pup Crawl benefiting the Humane Educational Society is going virtual on Saturday, Sept. 26. Registration deadline is Sunday, Sept. 20. Pup Crawl tasting kits will ... (click for more)

Love’s Arm will host the “Lights On” Campaign fundraiser on Aug. 30 from 7-9 p.m. via a Facebook Live event. The event allows donors to sponsor “a day of healing” by covering the costs of what ... (click for more)



Happenings

Jerry Summers: When Dolly And George Came To Ringgold

Most historians of the Civil War would probably think that the most famous event in the area would be Confederate General Patrick Cleburne’s brilliant defense of Ringgold Gap on November 27, 1863 during the South’s retreat from the disastrous defeat of Missionary Ridge by the blunders of General Braxton Bragg on November 25, 1863. Others might be made proud of the accomplishments ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Pup Crawl Is Going Virtual

The second annual Chattanooga Pup Crawl benefiting the Humane Educational Society is going virtual on Saturday, Sept. 26. Registration deadline is Sunday, Sept. 20. Pup Crawl tasting kits will be picked up curbside at the Humane Educational Society on Friday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Ticket holders will refrigerate their Chattanooga Pup Crawl six-pack when they get home and ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Supt. Johnson Says County Schools To Start Aug. 12 In Groups, But Hope To Be Fully Open By Aug. 30

Hamilton County Schools Supt. Dr. Bryan Johnson on Monday said the schools plan to open Aug. 12 with two groups of students at each school each attending two days a week. However, he said it is hoped that students will be able to go five days a week by Aug. 30. The opening format includes Group A going on Wednesday, Aug. 12, and Group B on Thursday, Aug. 13. Friday will be ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Has Just 52 New Coronavirus Cases, But ICU Cases Continue To Go Up; Tennessee Has 25 More Deaths

Hamilton County had just 52 new coronavirus cases on Monday and deaths remained at 48. However, the number of COVID patients in Intensive Care continued to go up and is now at 37. Total cases now are 5,669 after the numbers have dropped in recent days. There are 86 COVID patients hospitalized as well as four more suspected cases. The number of active cases in Hamilton ... (click for more)

Opinion

Leave C.E. James Monument And Park Alone - And Response (4)

The recent controversy over the monument to our town's founder, C.E. James, is more than a completely unnecessary and avoidable waste of time and possibly money - it is contrived and downright silly. Race-based restrictions on residential real estate sales weren't just common a century ago, they were universal in both the North and South. Such "red-lining" didn't start to die out ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Laughing With Jim Murray

When I was in high school, I would love it when the “Newspapers in Education” would roll around once a week. The Chattanooga Times was a real Godsend because it offered me something interesting to read during class and, man, I would pounce on the paper. I would immediately find the syndicated columnist, Jim Murray, and revel in his every word. He was - and this I believe to this ... (click for more)