Ooltewah Whistle Stop Getting Ready To Open

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A new restaurant, The Ooltewah Whistle Stop, is nearing completion at 5503 Main St., which is currently classified as in unincorporated Hamilton County.

The property owners have requested to be annexed into Collegedale.

At the Collegedale Commission meeting Monday night, the vote was unanimous to approve the annexation and adopt a plan of services for the .19 acres where the restaurant is located.  A plan of service establishes what the city will owe the owners.


Sweet Merry Berry Doing Well On Signal Mountain

Westgate Resorts Partners With Southern Comfort Whiskey To Launch Its First Restaurant

Brainerd Leaders Launch Brainerd Community Food Pantry


Sweet Merry Berry may have picked the oddest time to begin its life as a caterer on Signal Mountain, but it has still managed to establish a foothold despite opening in the middle of the COVID-19 ... (click for more)

Westgate Resorts announces the opening of Southern Comfort restaurant – a new Southern-cuisine dining experience located at the award-winning Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa. Southern ... (click for more)

The Brainerd Community Food Pantry, at Brainerd United Methodist Church - 4315 Brainerd Road, will open on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The days and times of distribution will be the second Wednesday ... (click for more)



Dining

Sweet Merry Berry Doing Well On Signal Mountain

Sweet Merry Berry may have picked the oddest time to begin its life as a caterer on Signal Mountain, but it has still managed to establish a foothold despite opening in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has done so by constantly adjusting and changing, with manager Drew Brandenburg highlighting one of the caterer’s most-recent additions. “As of this week, we’re known ... (click for more)

Westgate Resorts Partners With Southern Comfort Whiskey To Launch Its First Restaurant

Westgate Resorts announces the opening of Southern Comfort restaurant – a new Southern-cuisine dining experience located at the award-winning Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa. Southern Comfort restaurant showcases the very best dishes from the South, including low-country, soul food, creole, Cajun and good old southern home-style cooking, and is the first restaurant to open ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Police Officer Involved In Shooting Early Tuesday Morning

A Chattanooga Police officer was involved in a shooting early Tuesday morning. At approximately 7:52 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 7300 block of Standifer Gap Road on a report of a domestic disorder with a weapon call. The reporting person said that the suspect was armed with a handgun and that she was hiding from him. Officers encountered the suspect, who was ... (click for more)

13-Year-Old Boy Injured Monday Afternoon In Drive-By Shooting On Central Avenue

A 13-year-old boy was shot Monday around 4:48 p.m. on Central Avenue. Police located the victim at the 5200 block on Slayton Avenue and determined he had run from the actual crime scene in the 5300 block of Central Avenue. The victim was taken to a local hospital by Hamilton County EMS for treatment of a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Officers secured the ... (click for more)

Opinion

We Must Love

I feel it too. It is easy to hate. Maybe we could try harder to love. Hate seeps into our bones, rules our integrity, and convinces us to forsake those we love. Hate is toxic. It spreads to our neighbors; people we once trusted. It spreads to our coworkers and friends; people who once trusted us. We lose sight of what truly matters. That is what we have in common now. Is ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Trump & The J-Word

There have been a bunch of times in my half-century as a writer when people – especially other writers – have called me out for being different. That in itself isn’t a bad thing (I rather like it), but Alf Van Hoose, the legendary sports editor, told me once in a crowd, “You are a rarity … you’ll put the word ‘Jesus’ in a paragraph, and I appreciate that.” But it’s true - the scariest ... (click for more)