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July 27-Sept. 19

The Pinta, a replica of one of the most historically accurate Caravels ever built, at Chattanooga Pier from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission is $6.50 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5.50 for students. Ages four and under are free. No reservations are necessary.

July 30

Late Skate, a new roller skating event in downtown Chattanooga. At the Chattanooga Skatepark Roller Rink and will include a live DJ, food trucks, drinks from Naked River Brewing Company, and a vintage pop-up market. Attendees can bring their own wheels or rent a pair from Moonlight x Mobile (US sizes 1-14 available). While the event series is all-ages and entry is free, rental skates are $7 and skate renters must be 18+ and present a valid ID. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. with an Intro to Roller Skating workshop hosted by the Moonlight Roller skate team. The DJ starts at 7 p.m., and the event runs until 11 p.m.

July 30-Aug. 1

The Light Up East Ridge hot air balloon event comes to Camp Jordan.  Ten hot air balloons will be on static display daily from 5:30-9 p.m. at Camp Jordan Park in East Ridge.
 

Aug. 13

The Choo-Choo Chapter of USA Dance at East Ridge Presbyterian Church, 4919 Court Dr. in East Ridge. Bachata lesson with Jesse Ramos at 7:30 p.m.; Social Ballroom Dance is 8:30-10:30 p.m. First-time guests & students (under 18): $5; college students: free with current ID; USA Dance youth members: free; USA Dance members: $5; non-members: $10. For more information: website: chattanoogausadance.com; Facebook: ChattanoogaUSADance; Instagram: usadance_chattanooga; Twitter: ChattUSADance; or email: ChattanoogaUSAdance@gmail.com.

Aug. 14

FarleyCon Comic Book Expo will return at the Camp Jordan Arena with special guests, comics, toys, artist, authors, special panels and more. Tickets are $10 for adults and children 12 and under a free with a paid adult admission. Visit www.farleycon.com or their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/farleycon.

Aug. 27

Late Skate, a new roller skating event in downtown Chattanooga. At the Chattanooga Skatepark Roller Rink and will include a live DJ, food trucks, drinks from Naked River Brewing Company, and a vintage pop-up market. Attendees can bring their own wheels or rent a pair from Moonlight x Mobile (US sizes 1-14 available). While the event series is all-ages and entry is free, rental skates are $7 and skate renters must be 18+ and present a valid ID. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. with an Intro to Roller Skating workshop hosted by the Moonlight Roller skate team. The DJ starts at 7 p.m., and the event runs until 11 p.m.

Sept. 28

Cherokee Area Council's Annual Friends of Scouting luncheon at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

Oct. 9-10

Chattanooga Oktoberfest at the First Horizon Pavilion. The city’s original and largest celebration of seasonal beers, German foods and oompah music is expected to deliver full-strength fun once again. Reported by Fox News as one of the Nation’s Best Family-Friendly Oktoberfests, everyone is welcome and admission is free. chattanoogaoktoberfest.com


Walker County Arrest Report For July 26-Aug. 1

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Police Blotter: Disorder At Waffle House Is Quelled; Next Door Neighbor Is Suspect In Fan Theft


Here is the Walker County arrest report for July 26-Aug. 1: HOLCOMB SAMUEL TODD W/M 45 WEBER WARRANTS RAMSEY WILLIAM CRAIG B/M 51 OFFICER MILLER WARRANTS ASHWORTH FESTUS LANE W/M 49 ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ARCHAMBAULT, PAUL M 7105 FAIRINGTON CIR HIXSON, 37343 Age at Arrest: 44 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous ... (click for more)

A woman called police from Skyzoo Chattanooga, 5709 Lee Hwy., and said she could not locate her cheetah print purse, which contained her personal items and $60 in cash. She said she had gone ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Walker County Arrest Report For July 26-Aug. 1

Here is the Walker County arrest report for July 26-Aug. 1: HOLCOMB SAMUEL TODD W/M 45 WEBER WARRANTS RAMSEY WILLIAM CRAIG B/M 51 OFFICER MILLER WARRANTS ASHWORTH FESTUS LANE W/M 49 OFFICER MILLER WARRANTS MILLER DESMOND NOAH W/M 19 OFFICER MILLER WARRANT MULLIS SHELBY RAE W/F 21 OFFICER CAMBELL HIT & RUN, DUI DAVIS CHARLES GUSTUS W/M 33 OFFICER MILLER POSSESSION ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ARCHAMBAULT, PAUL M 7105 FAIRINGTON CIR HIXSON, 37343 Age at Arrest: 44 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) --- BEAMON, JOHN EARNEST 298 W 37TH ST CHATTANOOGA, 37410 Age at Arrest: 43 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous Charges ... (click for more)

Opinion

Big Dogs At The City Get Most Of The Salary Money

The current crisis concerning recycling is nothing more than too much pork in the high end paychecks. The top 31 combined salaries in the city of Chattanooga amounts to $3,750,000 per year. That's right folks, millions. The average pay for these people is $121,000 coming from our hard-earned tax dollars. The average income of the citizens of Chattanooga is $26,200 per year based ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden In August

With some glorious rain in July, my garden is amazingly green and lush going into the hottest month of the year. And, whoa! What’s this: in the first week of August the temps aren’t expected to top 90 degrees and ample rain is forecast. During the month of July, we have had 4.71 inches of rain, where 4.77 is our normal. But for the year, we are three inches above normal which assures ... (click for more)

Sports

Chattanooga Red Wolves Hold On For 1-1 Tie At Home

The Red Wolves welcomed Forward Madison FC to CHI Memorial Stadium Saturday night in a match that had huge early season implications for both sides. Carl Craig and Forward Madison looked to vault themselves into fifth place with a rare road victory. On the other bench, Manager Jimmy Obleda and the Red Wolves looked to remain unbeaten at home, with a win vaulting themselves to the ... (click for more)

Lee University Adds Dalton Chuba To Golf Roster

Lee University Director of Golf John Maupin has announced the signing of transfer Dalton Chuba to the 2021 class. “Dalton is a great add for our program,” said Maupin. His commitment to golf is evident, and it’s his own hard work that has brought this opportunity about. In Dalton, we have someone that is improving at a rapid rate and who’s game is very much trending in the right ... (click for more)