11th Annual Dr. Richard Gruetzemacher Constitution Day Lecture Set For Sept. 20

Friday, September 10, 2021

The 11th annual Dr. Richard Gruetzemacher Constitution Day Lecture, “Abraham Lincoln, the Founding and an America Worth Saving,” featuring Lucas E. Morel and John K. Boardman, Jr. professor of politics and head of the Politics Department at Washington and Lee University, will be held on Monday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at UC Auditorium and Raccoon Mountain Room at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

The general public, the UTC community and educators and students from a variety of schools and 
colleges in the region are invited to attend. 

The event will also be streamed live at https://livestream.com/utc/2021constitutionDAY and is sponsored by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Center for Reflective Citizenship, the College of Health, Education and Professional Studies, the Scott L. Probasco Distinguished Chair of Free Enterprise and the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History.

For other information about the event, including reserved seating for groups and individuals, 
contact the Center for Reflective Citizenship at crc@utc.edu or 423-425-2118.


CPD K9 Team Featured In AKC/USPCA K9 Detection Dog Challenge

Net Resource Foundation Launches Giving Tuesday Campaign To Expand Food Pantry

Upcoming Road Closings Announced


The Chattanooga Police Department K9 team of Officer Lucas Timmons and K9 Burt will be featured in the first-ever American Kennel Club (AKC) / United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) ... (click for more)

The Net Resource Foundation has launched a Giving Tuesday campaign to raise money to expand its Right Hand Feeding Program. The nonprofit established the food pantry to help meet the nutritional ... (click for more)

Here are upcoming road closings: Thursday: Sports Barn Turkey Trot - The westbound right lane of Brainerd Road between Jubilee Drive and Vance Road will be closed Thursday, between 7 ... (click for more)



Happenings

CPD K9 Team Featured In AKC/USPCA K9 Detection Dog Challenge

The Chattanooga Police Department K9 team of Officer Lucas Timmons and K9 Burt will be featured in the first-ever American Kennel Club (AKC) / United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) K9 Detection Dog Challenge. The challenge will air on Sunday, at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN2. The event brings the best of the best in narcotics and explosives detection dogs from around the United ... (click for more)

Net Resource Foundation Launches Giving Tuesday Campaign To Expand Food Pantry

The Net Resource Foundation has launched a Giving Tuesday campaign to raise money to expand its Right Hand Feeding Program. The nonprofit established the food pantry to help meet the nutritional needs of individuals and families in the community. Officials said the pandemic increased the number of residents needing food on a regular basis, with more than 2,500 people served since ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Cherry Street Development Sells For $4.7 Million

A downtown development has sold for $4.7 million. The property at 701 Cherry Street had been redeveloped by Mike and Matt McGauley. The first Krystal restaurant was at that location at the southwest corner of Seventh and Cherry. Krystal built its headquarters at the site in 1952. The McGauleys later completely remodeled the three-story complex. The sale was from McGauley ... (click for more)

Harrison Home Damaged By Fire Friday Morning

A home in the Harrison area was damaged by fire Friday morning. The Highway 58 Fire Department was called to 8006 Turtle Lane around 9 a.m. to a fire coming from under a deck. Highway 58 Engine 42 was first to arrive and reported a working fire. A quick attack on the fire and securing the gas and electricity to the area was made, resulting in saving the home and containing ... (click for more)

Opinion

The I-75/I-24 Interchange Disaster - And Response (4)

We all waited a couple of years for the grand new interchange of I-75/I-24. Little did we know what a disaster it would become. To go right on 75 North, you must get in the left lanes. To go left to I-24, you must get in the right lanes, and that's where the deaths will occur. The overpass from the right lanes onto I-24 West has created a small mountain which brings the tractor ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The New Samaritan

The stranger at the door was shivering and cold. He asked to use the phone to summon an Uber driver. He was barefoot and said he was homeless, so Daniel Rider loaned him a coat so the man would get warm faster. As they talked, Rider even made him a sandwich. All the while the stranger was polite, cognizant and did not appear nervous or troubled. Then the police surrounded the house ... (click for more)