Chattanooga Public Works Announces Memorial Day Holiday Solid Waste Collections & Site Schedule

Thursday, May 26, 2022

The City of Chattanooga Public Works announces the Solid Waste and Recycling will be collected on regular schedule on May 30. Containers must be placed along the curb for collection no later than 7 a.m.

On Monday, the City Landfill located off Birchwood Pike in Harrison will be closed. Regular operating hours will resume on Tuesday.
 
 Monday the following will be closed in observation of Memorial Day: 
Household Hazardous Waste Facility closed and regular hours resume Tuesday;
Wood Recycle Center closed and regular hours resume Tuesday;
Refuse Collection Centers closed and regular hours resume Tuesday; and
Recycle Collection Centers closed and regular hours resume Tuesday.
 
Any additional questions can be directed to 311.



East Ridge Residence Partners With Cub Scouts For Intergenerational Programming

THP Graduates 22 State Troopers From Lateral Law Enforcement

Weekend Special Event Road Closures Announced


East Ridge Residence independent living community welcomed Cub Scouts Pack 3037 of East Ridge this week as the troop began work in the outside courtyard building a new fire pit for the residents ... (click for more)

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Jeff Long and Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Matt Perry announce the newest graduating class of 22 new Tennessee State Troopers. ... (click for more)

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)



Happenings

THP Graduates 22 State Troopers From Lateral Law Enforcement

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Jeff Long and Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Matt Perry announce the newest graduating class of 22 new Tennessee State Troopers. Governor Bill Lee served as the keynote speaker during the graduation ceremony, and Commissioner Jeff Long swore in the new troopers as they delivered their oaths of office. Trooper Cadet ... (click for more)

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)

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)