Leisuretime

John Shearer: Examining Historic Booker T. Washington Park Bathhouse That Will Be Razed

  • 6/21/2024

A morning visit earlier this month to the Booker T. Washington State Park was a quiet one. As I turned into the park by the uniquely designed visitors center off Champion Road -- and a mile or two off Highway 58 -- I saw only a few visitors, and basically none by the large, drained swimming pool and closed bathhouse. Only a car belonging to a couple apparently wanting to take a short hike on the adjacent trail interrupted the peaceful setting, although an enthusiastic park ranger leading about 10 youngsters through a pre-lunch, team-building game could also be heard 100 yards down a hill. A few campers and fishermen could be noticed, too, farther away in the same general ... (click for more)

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The Booker T. Washington State Park bathhouse will soon be razed to make way for a new event center. See story by John Shearer.
The Booker T. Washington State Park bathhouse will soon be razed to make way for a new event center. See story by John Shearer.
Photo by John Shearer

Triple L Trio Headlines July 4 Lunch Celebration At The Jewish Cultural Center

  • 6/21/2024

The Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga invites the Chattanooga community to celebrate Independence Day with an indoor, air-conditioned picnic event on Thursday, July 4 at 11:30 a.m. at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace Road. Organizers said, "Regionally known musicians Lon Eldridge, Lou Wamp and Lynn Wamp play swing, ... (click for more)

ESPN Radio Comes To Cleveland

  • 6/20/2024

ESPN radio has a new home in Southeast Tennessee. ESPN Cleveland 101.3 is now broadcasting as the official ESPN radio affiliate in this area. Steve Hartline, owner of Cleveland radio stations Mix 104.1, Fiesta 99.1, now ESPN Cleveland 101.3, and MixTV.tv said, “We are honored to bring the biggest name in sports to our family of stations. ... (click for more)

Youth At Juvenile Detention Center Present Artwork To Hamilton County Juvenile Court
Youth At Juvenile Detention Center Present Artwork To Hamilton County Juvenile Court
  • Happenings
  • 6/20/2024

Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Robert Philyaw, Court Clerk Gary Behler, Magistrates, and staff gathered in the courthouse lobby for dedication and display of artwork ... more

Triple L Trio Headlines July 4 Lunch Celebration At The Jewish Cultural Center
  • 6/21/2024

The Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga invites the Chattanooga community to celebrate Independence Day with an indoor, air-conditioned picnic event on Thursday, July 4 at 11:30 a.m. at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace Road. Organizers said, "Regionally known musicians Lon Eldridge, Lou Wamp and Lynn Wamp play swing, blues and Western swing. There will be lots of toe tapping in celebration of the holiday. Chicken with special BBQ sauce sizzling on the grill, plenty ... more

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