Fall Creek Mennonite Community Provides Variety Of Shopping Interests

Friday, June 4, 2021

Fall Creek Mennonite Community outside of Pikeville, Tn., located on almost 5,000 acres of land near Fall Creek Falls State Park, is home to some 60 families and 25 Mennonite owned and operated businesses that sell fresh produce, baked goods, a variety of oatmeal, chocolate candy, flowers and vegetable plants, custom furniture and wood products, dress and quilt fabrics and gift items. 

Most business hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST.

Chattanooga Receives Accreditation Designation With Distinction From Destinations International

Cool Things to Do In Southern California 10: Laguna Beach

Childhood Visits Inspired The Tennessee Aquarium’s New Education Leader


At a ceremony Thursday night, Destinations International awarded Chattanooga Tourism Co. with the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program designation. It’s in recognition of the organization's ... (click for more)

Laguna Beach was founded as an art colony and its world-famous art festivals have just been revived after being paused during the pandemic (the summer versions closing in early September and ... (click for more)

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people experience powerful moments of connection with animals while exploring the Tennessee Aquarium. The bonds forged through close encounters with the ... (click for more)



Travel

Chattanooga Receives Accreditation Designation With Distinction From Destinations International

At a ceremony Thursday night, Destinations International awarded Chattanooga Tourism Co. with the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program designation. It’s in recognition of the organization's commitment to industry excellence and meeting the industry standard for performance and accountability of destination organizations around the world. “We are pleased to have Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Cool Things to Do In Southern California 10: Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach was founded as an art colony and its world-famous art festivals have just been revived after being paused during the pandemic (the summer versions closing in early September and every art lover should sign up immediately). The area also features a lot of public art, from huge murals to dynamic statues: https://www.visitlagunabeach.com/things-to-do/art-culture/public-art/ ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Mayor Kelly Unveils 42.6% Truck Driver Pay Hikes To Fill 32 Empty Positions And Restore Recycling Services

Mayor Tim Kelly on Tuesday announced a plan to resume recycling services in the next 60 days, unveiling a pay hike for drivers in the upcoming budget that will be retroactive for both new and existing drivers. The temporary service interruption was announced on July 29 after he said the number of empty CDL driver positions spiked to 32, and several concurrent absences created ... (click for more)

Walden Rezoning, Intended To Clear Way For Grocery Complex, Violated Land Use Regulations And The Law, Bradley County Judge Rules

A Bradley County judge has found that Walden officials’ 2019 decision to rezone a piece of property so it could be used for a grocery store complex was “illegal, arbitrary and capricious.” Consequently, Judge J. Michael Sharp said in a decision released Monday, the ordinance is declared invalid. The judge denied a request from landowner/developer/attorney John Anderson to ... (click for more)

Opinion

Big Dogs At The City Get Most Of The Salary Money

The current crisis concerning recycling is nothing more than too much pork in the high end paychecks. The top 31 combined salaries in the city of Chattanooga amounts to $3,750,000 per year. That's right folks, millions. The average pay for these people is $121,000 coming from our hard-earned tax dollars. The average income of the citizens of Chattanooga is $26,200 per year based ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Liberty Above Mandates

It is no secret I’ve been on the COVID vaccine bandwagon since the very get-go. Due to my compromised immune system and my age (72) I am one of those at-risk people and I got my first shot the first minute I could; around Valentine’s Day. Since then, I’ve used my opinion pulpit to push the vaccine as hard as possible because I am totally convinced it saves lives. Therefore, this ... (click for more)