East Ridge Police Department And Speedway Partner For "Fill-A-Cruiser" Event Feb. 27

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The East Ridge Police Department in partnership with Speedway Corporation will participate in a “Fill-A-Cruiser” event on Saturday.  The event will be held in the parking lot of Speedway, 4222 Ringgold Road from noon-3 p.m. 

Residents are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items and assist in filling an East Ridge Police cruiser to help those in need.  Police Officers will be at the location to accept donations, and you can remain in your car if you choose.

All donations will be taken to the East Ridge Food Pantry to benefit those in our community.  


Scenic City Clay Arts Announces “The Joy of Clay” Virtual Auction

Rotaract Club Of Chattanooga Announces New Member Class Of 2021

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses


Scenic City Clay Arts will be hosting The Joy of Clay, a virtual auction benefiting the nonprofit ceramic studio beginning March 16-21. “Clay matters because clay brings joy to so many,” ... (click for more)

The Rotaract Club of Chattanooga announced it has added six new members to the organization. Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young professionals, age 22-35, who put service to ... (click for more)

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: JOSEPH CALDWELL, JR GWENDOLYN MCCAULEY FEARS 7750 VISTA HILLS DR 7750 VISTA HILLS DR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37416 CHATTANOOGA, ... (click for more)



Happenings

Scenic City Clay Arts Announces “The Joy of Clay” Virtual Auction

Scenic City Clay Arts will be hosting The Joy of Clay, a virtual auction benefiting the nonprofit ceramic studio beginning March 16-21. “Clay matters because clay brings joy to so many,” said Alex Quarles, board president of Scenic City Clay Arts. “Whether you find peace in creating with clay or find happiness in bringing ceramics into your home for daily use and enjoyment, ... (click for more)

Rotaract Club Of Chattanooga Announces New Member Class Of 2021

The Rotaract Club of Chattanooga announced it has added six new members to the organization. Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young professionals, age 22-35, who put service to others above self in an effort to enhance their local community. “We are excited to announce our new member class of 2021 and welcome these future community leaders to our organization,” ... (click for more)

Breaking News

A Record 4,668 People Received COVID-19 Vaccine In Hamilton County This Weekend

The Hamilton County Health Department wishes to recognize many community partners who offered COVID-19 vaccine clinics over the weekend to eligible people 65+ and those with 1a1, 1a2 & 1b phase status. The following community partners administered a combined 2,505 doses this weekend: • CHI Memorial Hospital sponsored by the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga ... (click for more)

County Health Department Switching Some Resources From Testing To Vaccinations

The Hamilton County Health Department’s COVID testing site at Alstom will be closed Wednesdays and Sundays beginning this week. The site will continue operations five days a week on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. “With the increase in both the demand and supply of the COVID-19 vaccine, we have remained flexible in our efforts and redirected ... (click for more)

Opinion

COVID Vaccine: Fomenting Fear And Spreading Disinformation

Tennesseans have proven we are resilient and determined moving through the COVID pandemic response. Getting to this point in our state -- one of only a handful that has economic growth, open schools and an ability to see a light at the end of this proverbial tunnel -- has taken unbelievable effort. Yet, one revelation of many over the last year has been the need to reject those ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: J&J Vaccine A Godsend

Within hours after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, truckloads of the life-saving medicine were rolling out of a distribution center in Kentucky. According to a state source, Tennessee will get at least 40,000 doses early this week, and in Hamilton County as well as the rest of America, it is a Godsend. “The ... (click for more)