Collegedale Police Showcase Agency Sept. 28

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Collegedale Police Department is hosting a meet and greet between their officers and the community it serves.

The showcase, being held Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. at Collegedale City Hall, will allow 
community members to not only meet the new chief of police, Jack Sapp, but also visit different 
booths and interact with department personnel to learn everything the police department has to 
offer.

“This event is an opportunity to not only improve our police and community partnerships, but to 
also allow our citizens to find out first hand the services our agency provides for their benefit.”
Chief Sapp stated.


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The city of East Ridge invites everyone to its free 100th birthday party on Saturday at Camp Jordan Park. The city of East Ridge is celebrating their 100th anniversary with events for the ... (click for more)

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Happenings

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Breaking News

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Opinion

Why Is All The New Building Not Saving Us From A 40-Cent City Property Tax Increase?

With the number of homes, apartments and condos built downtown, why is a 40 percent property tax increase necessary? Are these new structures on the paying property tax role? I need to know what’s going on downtown and why isn’t that money benefiting the city? Georgia Vaughn (click for more)

Roy Exum: Yes, I’ve Been There

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