South Pittsburg Historic Society Meets June 7

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
South Pittsburg Masons
South Pittsburg Masons

The South Pittsburg Historic Preservation Society will meet Tuesday June 7 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative at Cedar Avenue and 6th Street. 

Ken Jordan, assisted by Jarvis Wooten, Eddie Moore and Ronald Cook, will discuss the African  American businesses and residences that once were in the 100 block of South Cedar Avenue, South Pittsburg. 

"Please join us for a step back in time when Dr. William Astrapp, The Willing Workers Club, Cumberland Lodge No.

90 F. and A.M., Ruth Chapter No. 101 Order of Eastern Star and Cumberland Funeral Service were important parts of the community," officials said.

William J. Astrapp, M.D.
William J. Astrapp, M.D.

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Remembering The Day Chattanooga Honored Sgt. David Wyatt

Memories Of The Town And Country Restaurant


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Memories

Beginner Genealogy Workshop Offered On July 30

A Beginner Genealogy Workshop will be offered at the Bachman Community Center at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 30. The workshop is free and is sponsored by Signal Mountain Genealogical and Historical Society. The center is at 2815 Anderson Pike, Signal Mountain. (click for more)

Remembering The Day Chattanooga Honored Sgt. David Wyatt

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Breaking News

Strong Storm With Lightning Strikes Keeps Firefighters Busy On Saturday Night

The weather made way for a very busy Saturday night for the Chattanooga Fire Department. As a result of severe thunderstorms, Green Shift companies responded to many calls across the city, including wires down, flooding, motor vehicle crashes and several residential fires believed to be caused by lightning strikes. One of the residential fires occurred in the 4000 block of Caine ... (click for more)

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A 79-year-old man was killed in a wreck on Highway 27 near Soddy Daisy on Friday afternoon. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Phillip Morris was going south when he veered across the median and struck a vehicle heading north. The driver of the other vehicle was 28-year-old Tera Denton, who suffered unknown injuries. (click for more)

Opinion

Rest In Peace, Larry Wallace

Athens and Tennessee lost a great friend and a long-time public servant when Larry Wallace passed away Saturday afternoon. The 1962 McMinn County High School graduate started his lifetime law enforcement career with the Athens Police Department in 1964. He joined the Tennessee Highway Patrol in 1967 and was appointed as a special agent with the Tennessee Bureau of ... (click for more)

Election Day Observations - And Response

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