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Oct. 1

Scenic City Women’s Network annual Chattanooga Praise Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Megan Alexander of NBC’s Inside Edition, 7 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center.  Early Bird Pricing:  Individual seats: $30 or table of eight is: $240.  Sponsorship opportunities are also available. This event is open to the public to both men and women. www.scwn.org or call 698-6262.  

Oct. 16-17, 23-24

Chattanooga Zoo Boo In The Zoo. 4-8 p.m. For one all-inclusive price, guests are welcome to come and enjoy all that this year’s Boo in the Zoo has to offer including a scavenger hunt, costume contest, animal enrichment, trick or treat stations, and more. Each event night will have a limited number of nightly attendees and will require online ticket purchases only with timed entries. chattzoo.org. Online ticket purchasing is required for Zoo members and nonmembers.

Oct. 24

Audubon Acres will host an immersive Native American program spanning a timeline of 1400-1800 where participants will learn the facets of daily tasks of Native American life. 1-5 p.m. at Audubon Acres, 900 N. Sanctuary Road. Admission will be $10 per person a limited number of tickets will be sold. For more information contact Darlene Carlson, executive director, at dcarlson@chattaudubon.org, 892-1499 or visit https://www.chattanoogaaudubon.org/nativelearning

Oct. 24

The first Glow Run for Special Olympics Tennessee at the Tennessee Riverpark. This family-friendly 5K fun run/walk is all about having fun and supporting the more than 17,000 Special Olympics athletes across the state.On-site registration opens at 6:15 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m. To register visit www.SpecialOlympicsTN.org

Oct. 24-25

Lula Lake Land Trust’s first ever race — the Lula Laker. This 19-mile independent race is designed for avid runners and mountain bikers with a trail course gaining 2,000 feet elevation through LLLT’s trail systems. Divided between two days, runners will compete on Saturday, Oct. 24, while mountain bikers will compete on Sunday, Oct. 25. There is a $50 donation as a registration fee to compete. All fees go directly back into LLLT’s trail work and conservation efforts. Sign-up and more details are available online at www.LulaLake.org/events.

Oct. 30-31

Southern Lit Alliance Keynote dinner. The Westin Chattanooga. 7 pm. This event also functions as a fundraiser for Southern Lit Alliance. Tickets for the Keynote dinner are $75 each. A table of eight can be reserved for $600. Attendees can purchase a ticket to the Keynote dinner in bulk with a 2-day ticket to SouthWord for $150 or at a discounted price of $125 https://www.southernlitalliance.org/southword



Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

City Reopening Library, DRC, City Hall

Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday


Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ARRINGTON, CHRISTINA ELIZEBETH 2704 E 44TH STREET APTA CHATTANOOGA, 37407 Age at Arrest: 35 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County ... (click for more)

S everal city facilities will reopen to the public next Monday, including the public library. Others include The Development Resource Center and City Hall. City rec centers remain closed ... (click for more)

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order by Chairman Henderson. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Smith). III. Special Presentation. ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ARRINGTON, CHRISTINA ELIZEBETH 2704 E 44TH STREET APTA CHATTANOOGA, 37407 Age at Arrest: 35 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) --- BAILEY, JARED JAMARD 4502 SHERRY LN HIXSON, 37343 Age at Arrest: 29 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County VIOLATION ... (click for more)

City Reopening Library, DRC, City Hall

S everal city facilities will reopen to the public next Monday, including the public library. Others include The Development Resource Center and City Hall. City rec centers remain closed for now. The city facilities have been closed since the coronavirus outbreak began in March. (click for more)

Opinion

Increase The Pay Rate For Substitutes

Today Hamilton County Schools had 138 requests for substitutes. The answer to filing those classrooms is simple, increase the daily pay for substitutes. The pay rate is terrible for both certified and noncertified individuals. Knox County wised up and increased the pay. If a substitute works 10 to 14 days a month, he or she would receive an additional $300. If the person worked ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

This week’s Saturday Funnies opens with this riddle: “There is a single-story yellow and pink house and everything is yellow and pink: yellow bricks, yellow doors, yellow windows, yellow walls, a pink cat, a pink fish, a pink computer, a pink chair, a pink table, a pink telephone, a pink shower. So, what color is the staircase? As you ponder the answer, please know that The Saturday ... (click for more)

Sports

Dalton State Ladies Picked To Win SSAC Cross Country Championship

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Defending SSAC champion Dalton State (Ga.) claimed the top spot in the 2020-21 SSAC Women's Cross Country Coaches' Preseason Poll. 2020-21 SSAC Women's Cross Country Coaches' Preseason Poll 1. Dalton State (Ga.) – 63 (7) 2. William Carey (Miss.) – 53 (1) 3. Blue Mountain (Miss.) – 52 4. Mobile (Ala.) – 39 5. Middle Georgia – 31 6. Brewton-Parker ... (click for more)

Chattanooga FC Announces The Addition Of Midfielder Cutler Coleman

Chattanooga FC is strengthening their squad as the NISA Fall Championship Tournament continues. The team today announces the signing of midfielder Cutler Coleman from Amherst College. Coleman captained Amherst to the NCAA DIII finals, earning third team All-American honors, First team All-NESCAC and Second Team All-Region. “We are very happy to have added to our roster Cutler ... (click for more)