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Wamp Says County Limited Liability On Stadium Project That "Was Troubled From The Start"

  • 2/21/2024

County Mayor Weston Wamp said Wednesday that the county worked out an arrangement limiting its liability on the Southside Stadium project that he said "was troubled from the start." He said the new funding plan saves county taxpayers $24.9 million in expenses. On Wednesday at the County Commission, he outlined the latest version of the city/county/developer deal that has the county only involved in the initial $80 million in debt that was approved earlier. The city is to take on support for portions of cost overruns on the stadium that is now pegged at $115 million. The county mayor said the county, for its part, decided to invest $10 million in Howard School and another $5 ... (click for more)

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New Stadium Funding Plan Has County With Reduced Role, But County Pledges $15 Million For Schools Near Stadium

  • 2/20/2024

A new funding plan for the Southside Stadium unveiled on Tuesday afternoon has the county with a reduced role in funding. The change puts off a vote by the City Council and County Commission for yet another week. Bond counsel Mark Mamantov told the City Council that officials feel confident that the stadium can be built for $115 million. ... (click for more)

Landmark Cookie Jar Cafe Has Reopened After Disastrous Fire

  • 2/21/2024

The Cookie Jar Cafe in Dunlap, which suffered a disastrous fire last June, reopened on Tuesday. The restaurant will be open Tuesday-Saturday from 10:30 to 7:30 Central time. Reservations are suggested by calling 949-5852 or by using the reservation portal at www.TheCookieJarCafe.com . The Lockhart family said the menu basically remains ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report
  • 2/22/2024

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ALLISON, CODI CECILIA 4634 SABLE DR CHATTANOOGA, 37416 Age at Arrest: 37 years old Arresting Agency: HC Sheriff NONSUPPORT AND FLAGRANT NONSUPPORT NONSUPPORT AND FLAGRANT NONSUPPORT ARNETT, JOSEPHINE MARIE 735 E 10th St, Apt 7m Chattanooga, 37403 Age at Arrest: 35 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga PD DOMESTIC ASSAULT BURGLARY CARVER, CHARITY INEZ 159 COFFEY DRIVE NE CLEVELAND, 37323 Age at Arrest: ... more

Columbia Comeback Ends Notre Dame's Season
  • 2/21/2024

They say that close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, but maybe they should add high school basketball to that list. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish had an amazing season after starting with eight straight losses while their best player Cole McCormick recovered from a broken wrist. Entering Wednesday night’s first-round state tournament game with Columbia Academy, you might have thought that the Irish didn’t have a chance as they entered with a 13-20 record while the Bulldogs ... more

Vol Bats Get Going In 16-0 Win Over ETSU
  • 2/21/2024

Coming off a slow night offensively in Tuesday's win over UNC Asheville, No. 7/9 Tennessee had the bats working at full capacity in Wednesday's 16-0 run-rule drubbing of ETSU at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. The Vols (3-1) finished with 13 base hits and blasted four home runs, three of which came in an 11-run third inning that busted open a 1-0 game. Freshman infielder Dean Curley got the starting nod at shortstop and burst onto the scene in his UT debut, going 2-for-3 with a walk, ... more

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