Walker County DFCS Foster Care Has Secret Santa Program

Friday, September 11, 2020

Walker County DFCS Foster Care will have a Secret Santa Program this year. 

Every year, the people of Walker County come together to support the children in care by sponsoring a child to fill their wish-list or make a monetary donation. 

For more information and to participate contact Madison Warren, Foster Care technician for Walker County DFCS, at (470) 842-0447 or email: madison.warren@dhs.ga.gov.

 


CSO Hosts Beethoven's 5(TH)K

Lane Closures Of Lindsay Street And Houston Street

Cecil, Karen Drake Celebrate Anniversary


The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is hosting a virtual fundraising event aimed at supporting CSO programs while also encouraging people to get out and get active. Beethoven’s 5(th)K will take ... (click for more)

Lindsay Street and Houston Street's traffic lanes which are to change direction will be closed starting today. Houston Street will open to two-way traffic between McCallie Avenue and E. 4th ... (click for more)

Cecil and Karen Drake held an anniversary celebration. They are born again Christians that are members of New Covenant Baptist Church. Cecil and Karen have three children, ... (click for more)



Happenings

CSO Hosts Beethoven's 5(TH)K

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is hosting a virtual fundraising event aimed at supporting CSO programs while also encouraging people to get out and get active. Beethoven’s 5(th)K will take place Oct. 10-17 and can be completed from any location at the participant’s own pace. The CSO performed Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in honor of Beethoven’s 250th birthday to a near sell-out ... (click for more)

Lane Closures Of Lindsay Street And Houston Street

Lindsay Street and Houston Street's traffic lanes which are to change direction will be closed starting today. Houston Street will open to two-way traffic between McCallie Avenue and E. 4th Street on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Lindsay Street will open to two-way traffic between McCallie Avenue and E. 4th Street on Wednesday, Oct. 21. For more information on the Downtown two-way ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Election Commission Votes To Terminate Administrator Kerry Steelman; His Attorney Hits HR Report And Says ADA Lawsuit To Be Filed

The Election Commission, following a lengthy meeting on Wednesday morning, voted 4-1 to terminate Administrator Kerry Steelman, who has been on leave recently. Jerry Summers was the only no vote, saying Mr. Steelman is innocent until proven guilty. Election Commission Chairman Mike Walden said Mr. Steelman is "a nice guy who made some positive strides for our office over five ... (click for more)

Bear Found Consuming Human Body In Woods Behind House Near Jellico, Tn.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the report of a black bear found consuming a deceased human body near Jellico in Campbell County. Just before midnight on Tuesday, Campbell County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call to check on a person in the Duff community near Jellico ... (click for more)

Opinion

Selma Paty's Legacy

Much has been said of the accolades of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and rightfully so. I wanted to remind everyone that Chattanooga had its own lady attorney who made many in-roads for females in the legal field. Selma (Sunny) Paty actually began her legal career before Justice Ginsburg. She likewise was Jewish and being a female in the 1950's, when she started her practice, was ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Mid-Week Musings

Put me down as a huge proponent of Amy Coney Barrett to take the late Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s seat on The Supreme Court. The more I read about her the stronger I feel. And when I happened across an article in the South Bend, Ind., newspaper, it solidified my belief that for our nation to have any doubts whatsoever and try to trip her on perceived ideological flim-flam is just horribly ... (click for more)