City Of Dalton Business Offices And Public Works Departments Closed May 30

Thursday, May 26, 2022

The City of Dalton's business offices and the Public Works Department will be closed Monday for the Memorial Day holiday.

To ensure all residents of the City receive garbage and recycling pickup for the week, the schedule will be adjusted as follows:

- Residents who usually have their garbage and recycling picked up on Mondays will instead have their pickup on Tuesday, May 31; and 

- The rest of the week's schedule (Tuesday, May 31 through Friday, June 3) will take place as usual on its regularly scheduled day.


Weekend Special Event Road Closures Announced

Roadway Activity Report- Region 2

Art Installation Opens At The Chattanooga Airport Featuring Local And Regional Artists


The Chattanooga Division of Transportation announces the following weekend special event road closures: Nightfall - Cherry Street/Martin Luther King Boulevard/Market Street • Cherry ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, July 1 through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, ... (click for more)

A juried show entitled “Tipping Point” opens Friday at CHA ART SPACE, a modular exhibit space located in the ticketing area of the Chattanooga Airport. Curated by local artist, Carrie Pendergrass, ... (click for more)



Happenings

Weekend Special Event Road Closures Announced

The Chattanooga Division of Transportation announces the following weekend special event road closures: Nightfall - Cherry Street/Martin Luther King Boulevard/Market Street • Cherry Street will be closed at E. MLK Boulevard on Friday from 3 p.m.-midnight for Nightfall setup. • Market Street will be closed from East 8th Street to East 10th Street, and ML King Boulevard ... (click for more)

Roadway Activity Report- Region 2

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, July 1 through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5 to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers. DISTRICT 27 CUMBERLAND COUNTY I-40 resurfacing from MM 333.5 to the Roane County line (MM 340.4) including SR-299 ... (click for more)

Breaking News

EPA Awarding Brownfield Grant At Site Of Planned Lookouts Stadium

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe on Wednesday is set to present the city of Chattanooga with Brownfield program cleanup and assessment grants at the site of a planned new $79.5 million stadium to be used by the Lookouts. The press conference will be at the U.S. Pipe/Wheland site. The grant is "to help spur economic revitalization ... (click for more)

$79.5 Million Stadium Touted As Catalyst For Major Project At Long-Blighted Wheland/U.S. Pipe Site; Lookouts To Pay $1 Million Annually To Lease "Community" Stadium

More than 100 acres of the long-neglected U.S. Pipe and Wheland Foundry sites "will begin transforming into a world-class live-work-play district that will generate more than $40 million for schools," Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger and Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly announced at a press conference at the site on Thursday. Flanked by nationally renowned master developer Jim ... (click for more)

Opinion

New Stadium Does Not Pass The Smell Test - And Response

I can't find any logical reasons that the new Lookout stadium is being placed where it is other than to think it's a combination of favoritism and eliminating an eyesore. All statistics point to an illogical decision coupled with questionable tax breaks/support. Lookouts average attendance in 2018 (all that I could quickly find) was 3,206 per game and ranked 74th among ... (click for more)

School Achievement Tied To Funding?

My career was in the public schools of several states. I never drew the connection to funding for schools and achievement until later. This is what I have found. The states of the deep south are run by Republicans. In all of them, educational achievement is poor. Is there a connection between funding for schools and achievement? The answer to that should be a resounding "yes." ... (click for more)