Market Street Bridge In Chattanooga To Undergo Quarterly Testing This Sunday

Friday, June 11, 2021
The Tennessee Department of Transportation will conduct quarterly testing and maintenance on the Market Street Bridge in downtown Chattanooga on Sunday, during which time the bridge will be closed to through traffic. From 8 a.m. to no later than 3 p.m. the bridge will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic as the testing is performed. 
 
This work is weather dependent. Should inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances delay the testing and maintenance, it will be rescheduled to take place at a later date.
Drivers are advised to use the Olgiati Bridge or the Veterans Bridge as alternate routes while the Market Street Bridge is closed.

Apison Food Pantry Receives Donation From Hamilton County Republican Women’s Club

Upcoming Chattanooga Road Closures

Golden Lion Tamarin Born At The Chattanooga Zoo


The Hamilton County Republican Women’s Club presented a donation to the Apison Food Pantry. "This organization helps the needy in the Apison Community," officials said. "A special thanks to ... (click for more)

Here are the upcoming road closures in Chattanooga: Chattanooga Football Club Home Match The following roads will be closed on Saturday from 3:30 p.m. until midnight Reggie White Blvd ... (click for more)

A Golden Lion Tamarin, an endangered species, was born one week ago today at the Chattanooga Zoo. “It’s always exciting when a new animal is born at the Chattanooga Zoo. It’s a great indicator ... (click for more)



Happenings

Apison Food Pantry Receives Donation From Hamilton County Republican Women’s Club

The Hamilton County Republican Women’s Club presented a donation to the Apison Food Pantry. "This organization helps the needy in the Apison Community," officials said. "A special thanks to Pastor Macil Duncan, along with the staff of the Apison Food Pantry and members of the Republican Women’s Club, County Mayor Jim Coppinger, Circuit Court Clerk Larry Henry, Trustee Bill Hullander, ... (click for more)

Upcoming Chattanooga Road Closures

Here are the upcoming road closures in Chattanooga: Chattanooga Football Club Home Match The following roads will be closed on Saturday from 3:30 p.m. until midnight Reggie White Blvd between the Chattanooga Skate Park north entrance and W 20th Street Chestnut Street between W 17th Street and W 19th Street W 19th Street between Reggie White Blvd and Chestnut Street Street ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Health Department No Longer Making Appointments For COVID-19 Vaccine; Gives Guidance For Lost Vaccination Record Cards And Upcoming Vaccination Schedule

The Hamilton County Health Department is no longer making appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. Individuals may drive up to the Tennessee Riverpark vaccination site during operating hours to receive their first or second dose of the vaccine. “We want to make this process as easy as possible so that we can eliminate barriers to getting vaccinated,” says Health Department Administrator ... (click for more)

Collegedale Police Save Overdose Victim

Collegedale police responded to the Integra Hills apartment complex on Thursday after receiving reports of an unconscious person. When they arrived at the residence, the officers discovered that the victim had overdosed on opiates. She wasn’t breathing and no pulse could be found. The officers immediately began CPR and administered NARCAN to the victim. Collegedale officers ... (click for more)

Opinion

What If?

What if, those 2,500 plus folks who signed the petition against Planned Parenthood coming into our public schools would mentor just one child? What if, those hundreds of folks who showed up at last month’s school board meeting to demand removal of mask would mentor just one child? What if, the dozens of folks that I get emails and letters from each week opposing critical race theory ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Mississippi’s Lee Sanderlin finished dead-last in his fantasy football pool with his buddies and, per the rules, had to spent 24 straight hours inside a neighborhood Waffle House to discipline his mind for the 2021 season. However, there was a proviso – for every waffle that Lee ate an hour would be deducted from the 24-hours at the restaurant. He ate two waffles when he got ... (click for more)