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Governor Lee Signs Tennessee Disability And Aging Act Into Law

  • 4/11/2024

Governor Bill Lee signed the Tennessee Disability and Aging Act today, legislation that merges Tennessee’s Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) and Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD), creating a new Department of Disability and Aging (DDA). The bill received unanimous, bipartisan legislative support and was backed by numerous stakeholders. “When I became governor, I made a commitment to shrink the size of government, ensuring we efficiently and effectively serve all Tennesseans,” said Governor Lee. “Creating a new Department of Disability and Aging is one example of our work to deliver on that promise, enabling better coordination and stronger ... (click for more)

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Hamilton Medical Center hosted a symposium for senior nursing students in the region. From left are some of the presenters, Katrina Chancey, Surgical Services educator; Misti Parrott, clinical manager; Madison Mills, director of Surgical Services; Ashley Painter, clinical manager; and Hannah Holland, nurse navigator.
Hamilton Medical Center hosted a symposium for senior nursing students in the region. From left are some of the presenters, Katrina Chancey, Surgical Services educator; Misti Parrott, clinical manager; Madison Mills, director of Surgical Services; Ashley Painter, clinical manager; and Hannah Holland, nurse navigator.

Fire Prevention Technology For People With Hearing Loss Program Is April 21

  • 4/10/2024

Hearing Loss Association of America, Chattanooga Chapter, announces Allen Green will present a program on “Fire Prevention Technology for People With Hearing Loss,” on Sunday, April 21 at Lake Hills Church of Christ, 4519 Oak Hill Road in Chattanooga, beginning at 2 p.m. Mr. Green is the Fire and Life Safety coordinator for the Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Revida Recovery Centers Expands Opioid Recovery To Chattanooga

  • 4/10/2024

Hamilton County is one of five counties in Tennessee with the highest prescription rate for opioid pain medication, underscoring the need for more resources in the area, said officials. In response, ReVIDA Recovery Centers has opened a new location just outside of Chattanooga, offering Medications for Opioid Use Disorder along with comprehensive ... (click for more)

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Local Non-Profit To Open 1st Ever Community Garden In Soddy-Daisy
  • 4/9/2024

Winning a grant from the KFC Foundation called the Kentucky Fried Wishes Grant, KELCURT Foundation worked with Soddy-Daisy City officials to find land that would serve as the city’s very first community garden and they are inviting the community to join them at the grand opening this Saturday at 11 a.m. The community garden is located at 10848 Dayton Pike in Soddy-Daisy. “Food security is vital to the physical and mental health of individuals, families and the community,” said Curtis ... more

AirBnBs, VRBOs, Short Term Rentals And A Meme
  • 4/13/2024

No one can possibly begin to imagine the stress suffered, our children being assaulted by police, their parents followed throughout the community they'd lived for decades - for old time homeowners and other community dwellers - only to have newcomers and members of the old guard team up and form cliques, create an alliance with the police department and inside city government, then proceed to attempt to harass those long time homeowners and dwellers from the community. It would later ... more

The Elite 18: Selecting the Best No. 3 Hole In The Chattanooga Area
The Elite 18: Selecting the Best No. 3 Hole In The Chattanooga Area
  • 4/14/2024

The transformation at McLemore continues to attract attention throughout the golfing community on a national scale. The Highlands Course has become a bucket list destination ... more

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