52nd Annual MLK Week Day 6: Continuing The Movement For Community Control

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Three years ago the Community Control Now campaign first launched during the Unity Group's annual MLK Week Celebration. 

Since that day we have experienced and learned so much throughout the process of crafting the grassroots legislation and organizing the 6,000 signature petition drive in the campaign to win independent civilian oversight of the Chattanooga police department. 

Join members of the Community Control Now coalition during the 52nd annual MLK Week Celebration as we reflect on what we've learned and share how we can continue the movement for police accountability.

Register at: http://bit.ly/CommunityControl-Jan15

Eric Atkins


It’s Time To Move On

Republicans Must Police Their Primaries

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Opinion

It’s Time To Move On

As a business owner and someone very much invested in the future of Hamilton County, I was excited to get involved in the county mayoral race to support my good friend, Weston Wamp. I just watched him run a winning campaign on a frugal budget with a load of supporters I respect. He overcame the criticism of being too young and “inexperienced” by working hard and presenting a real ... (click for more)

Republicans Must Police Their Primaries

The Democrat Party has abused its constituents for decades, especially the black community. They promise much but deliver little that actually helps their supporters. For instance, the greatest economic benefit to the black community in the history of our nation came about at the election of President Donald Trump. Black unemployment fell to its lowest ever and black wages rose ... (click for more)

Breaking News

HCSO Responds To Multiple Fights At Howard High School’s Graduation

Several large fights erupted at the Howard High School graduation on Friday night. Hamilton County Sheriff's Office deputies were hired by the Hamilton County Department of Education to provide security for the Howard High School graduation at Finely Stadium on Friday night. Officials said, "At approximately 8:15 p.m., a large fight broke out in the stands between rival ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Parted Ways With Latest City Manager Possibility After Learning He Was Looking Elsewhere After Taking Signal Job

At a special called meeting on Wednesday, the Signal Mountain Town Council named the town’s third interim city manager since Boyd Veal retired at the beginning of December 2021. Mitchel Moore assumed the job until a new town manager was found. The first search failed to find a permanent city manager that all council members felt would fit well into the town, leading to a second ... (click for more)

Sports

Mocs Fight Hard But Fall To Alabama, 3-0

Montana Fouts is lauded as a generational talent, and rightfully so. Against the Chattanooga Mocs, it initially appeared as if her golden right arm would stay in the dugout. The popular thinking went that the Tide would rock the Mocs in an easy win. But as the temperatures crept toward 90 degrees and the sun beat down upon the field, the Mocs walked into Tuscaloosa and punched ... (click for more)

Dan Fleser: Ashley Rogers Is Ready For The NCAA Tournament

After working 13 innings and throwing 161 pitches for an SEC tournament shutout, Tennessee’s Ashley Rogers got some well-deserved shut-eye. “I slept a lot more than I usually do,” the Lady Vols right-hander said, laughing. Otherwise, she reported no other significant aftereffects from throwing a marathon in a 1-0 victory over Mississippi State. Eight days later, the former ... (click for more)