Hamilton County Republican Women Monthly Meeting Is Tuesday

Saturday, August 15, 2020

The Hamilton County Republican Women will be having its monthly meeting on Tuesday, at 11:30 a.m. 

The Aug. 18th meeting date is significant in that it was on this date that the 19th Amendment was passed in the Tennessee Legislature in 1920 ratifying the right for women to vote. Tennessee became the 36th state to pass the 19th Amendment thus granting women the right to vote nationwide. The Tennessee ratification vote became known as the “Perfect Thirty-Six” with the state giving the needed 3/4 majority for passage.

The  luncheon celebration will take place at the Mountain Oak Tea Room, 9508 Church Street, Ooltewah, Tn. 37363. The guest speaker will be Jeannie Hammond.


Old Dixie Highway In Whitfield County To Re-Open For Landfill Traffic On Monday

CPD National Night Out Is Cancelled

Intersection At Market And 7th Streets To Be Closed Sunday For A Crane Lift


Old Dixie Highway in Whitfield County will be re-opened for landfill traffic on Monday. It was closed in February for a culvert repair. (click for more)

The Chattanooga Police Department announces that due to COVID-19, Chattanooga’s annual National Night Out is cancelled. But community members and police working together is still on, officials ... (click for more)

The intersection of Market Street and 7th Street will be closed all day on Sunday, for a crane lift. The public should use Broad Street as an alternate route or follow the detour signs. ... (click for more)



Happenings

Old Dixie Highway In Whitfield County To Re-Open For Landfill Traffic On Monday

Old Dixie Highway in Whitfield County will be re-opened for landfill traffic on Monday. It was closed in February for a culvert repair. (click for more)

CPD National Night Out Is Cancelled

The Chattanooga Police Department announces that due to COVID-19, Chattanooga’s annual National Night Out is cancelled. But community members and police working together is still on, officials said. In Chattanooga, National Night Out is traditionally held the first Tuesday of October. Neighborhoods and the CPD organize events that help residents and officers get to know one ... (click for more)

Breaking News

City Reopening Library, DRC, City Hall

S everal city facilities will reopen to the public next Monday, including the public library. Others include The Development Resource Center and City Hall. City rec centers remain closed for now. The city facilities have been closed since the coronavirus outbreak began in March. (click for more)

Dalton Man, 20, Arrested For Child Pornography

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested Zachary Moore, 20, of Dalton, and charged him with three counts of possession of child pornography, creation of child pornography, child molestation, aggravated sodomy, possession of methamphetamine, and possession and use of drug related objects. Agents and digital forensic investigators with the GBI’s Child Exploitation and Computer ... (click for more)

Opinion

Increase The Pay Rate For Substitutes

Today Hamilton County Schools had 138 requests for substitutes. The answer to filing those classrooms is simple, increase the daily pay for substitutes. The pay rate is terrible for both certified and noncertified individuals. Knox County wised up and increased the pay. If a substitute works 10 to 14 days a month, he or she would receive an additional $300. If the person worked ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

This week’s Saturday Funnies opens with this riddle: “There is a single-story yellow and pink house and everything is yellow and pink: yellow bricks, yellow doors, yellow windows, yellow walls, a pink cat, a pink fish, a pink computer, a pink chair, a pink table, a pink telephone, a pink shower. So, what color is the staircase? As you ponder the answer, please know that The Saturday ... (click for more)