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Please Support The Alzheimer’s Accountability And Investment Act

Hamilton County's Financial Condition

Roy Exum: Where Do We Stand?


The bipartisan Alzheimer’s Accountability Act became law as part of the fiscal year 2015 omnibus appropriations bill. The law requires the scientists at the National Institutes of Health to submit ... (click for more)

I just read exiting County Mayor Coppinger's review of the Hamilton County financial condition. No tax increase in next year's budget and the county rainy day fund is at a whopping $130 million! ... (click for more)

Victor Davis Hanson is, in my opinion, one of the great conservative minds in America and I relish everything he has to write. I join him in my concern over so many things that are happening ... (click for more)



Opinion

Please Support The Alzheimer’s Accountability And Investment Act

The bipartisan Alzheimer’s Accountability Act became law as part of the fiscal year 2015 omnibus appropriations bill. The law requires the scientists at the National Institutes of Health to submit an annual Alzheimer’s research budget proposal directly to Congress, thus bypassing the usual bureaucratic budget procedures. This professional judgment budget, also known as the Alzheimer’s ... (click for more)

Hamilton County's Financial Condition

I just read exiting County Mayor Coppinger's review of the Hamilton County financial condition. No tax increase in next year's budget and the county rainy day fund is at a whopping $130 million! This after the $16 million paid in full for the large tract at McDonald Farm in Sale Creek. Also, efforts are underway for raises and increased funding in various departments. This ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Five Star Food Service, Inc. To Expand Chattanooga Headquarters

Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Five Star Food Service, Inc. officials announced Wednesday the company will expand its headquarters operations in Hamilton County. Through this expansion, Five Star will create 25 new jobs as the company relocates to 412 E. 10th St. in Chattanooga. The new downtown location will allow ... (click for more)

Neighbor Alerts Lookout Valley Couple With Newborn Baby About Fire

An early morning fire in Lookout Valley damaged a family’s home, but thankfully, the residents and their baby were able to safely escape the burning structure. CFD Green Shift companies were called to a house in the 3300 block of Kellys Ferry Road at 3:50 a.m. on Wednesday after a neighbor called 911 to report the fire. The neighbor also rushed over to notify the sleeping family ... (click for more)

Sports

Area Players Helping Tennessee Wesleyan Softball Advance At NAIA Softball Nationals Opening Round

Several area softball standouts are helping Tennessee Wesleyan advance at the 2022 NAIA Softball National Championship. Local players include Destiny Painter - Red Bank High School, Madison Stott - Sale Creek Middle/High School, Courtney Sneed - Soddy Daisy High School, Baylie Davis - Soddy Daisy High School, Emily Tabor - Bledsoe, and Hallie DeArman - Rhea County. Tennessee ... (click for more)

Offensive Explosion Leads #1 Vols Past Belmont, 18-0

Top-ranked Tennessee was active on the offensive end early and often Tuesday, shutting out Belmont in the regular season home finale at Lindsey Nelson Stadium, 18-0. The Vols scored four runs in the first inning, five runs in the second inning and then at least one run per inning all the way through the seventh. Tennessee's 18 runs are its third-most in a single game this ... (click for more)