Chattanooga Area Historical Association May Program Is May 9

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The Chattanooga Area Historical Association will hold it's May program on Monday, May 9 at  6 p.m. at The First Presbyterian Church, 554 Mccallie Ave.

David Carroll from Channel 3 Local News will discuss his new book, "Hello, Chattanooga: Famous People Who Have Visited the Tennessee Valley."

"David has received rave reviews for his book, and you will enjoy his presentation and have the opportunity to purchase a book if you wish," organizers said. "We are meeting in the Chapel which is easy to access (no steps) . Parking is easier and free. Many of you will remember the Medical Arts Building and its parking lot; that building and the parking lot are now part of the church.

"For those who are not familiar with the area, the sanctuary is on the corner of McCallie & Douglas; next to the church is a tall building and between it and the larger building which is now owned by UTC is a small driveway. If you cannot find it, call 423-595-4468; we will get you to the meeting.

"All meetings are free of charge and open to the public; we ask you to come and bring a guest."


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Memories

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East Tennessee Historical Society Honors Hamilton County Initiative With Award Of Excellence In East Tennessee History

The East Tennessee Historical Society’s annual Awards of Excellence were presented at the organization’s Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, June 7, at the Museum of East Tennessee History in Knoxville. Since 1982, the Society has annually recognized individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the preservation, promotion, programming and interpretation of ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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Two juveniles were injured in a July 4 boating accident that occurred in the Holder Branch area of Fort Loudon Lake near the Cove at Concord Park. At around 1:20 p.m., Frank Talo, 49, of Knoxville, was operating a personal watercraft that was towing an inner tube with two juveniles onboard who were slung into the side of an anchored pontoon boat. One of the injured ... (click for more)

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Opinion

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Missionary Ridge is Chattanooga's "diamond in the rough" that can spearhead a new era in our city's growth. Way back on Nov. 25, 1863, soldiers under the leadership of General Ulysses S. Grant stormed Missionary Ridge and broke the back of the Confederacy. The Battle of Missionary Ridge demonstrated the superior forces of the industrialized North and gave their soldiers a chance ... (click for more)

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So we have experienced another mass killing. Recently - on the very day a few gun safety measures were made into law - the Supreme Court in its infinite wisdom said it is okay to open carry your guns. My question is this - if I see a person carry a gun into my grocery store should I worry? How will I know if he is a good guy with a gun or a bad guy with a gun? I guess the ... (click for more)