"The Finest Body Of Men And Soldiers: The Orphan Brigade At Chickamauga" Living History Program Performances Aug. 3-4

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will conduct living history programs at Chickamauga Battlefield on the experiences of the Confederate Orphan Brigade on Saturday, Aug. 3 and on Sunday, Aug. 4. Programs will take place at Battleline Road (Tour Stop 2) and are scheduled at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. This is a free program. ... (click for more)

The YMCA is taking its new "Mobile Market" program to Patten Towers. See story and more photos by Joseph Dycus.
Photo by Joseph Dycus
The YMCA is taking its new "Mobile Market" program to Patten Towers. See story and more photos by Joseph Dycus.

McKamey Animal Center's Adoptables Of The Week

John Shearer: John P. Franklin Was Civil Rights Pioneer At Indiana University

This week’s featured adoptables at McKamey Animal Center are Asia, a four-year old sleek female cat who has been waiting for her forever home since February. She is shy and needs a patient family to help her come out of her shell. Chet is a three-year-old male hound mix who is polite and ... (click for more)

The late former Chattanooga City Commissioner and Vice Mayor John P. Franklin Sr.’s name resurfaced in the news on June 25 when the City Council building on Lindsay Street was named in his memory. He was being recognized for his civic contributions and as the first black person elected ... (click for more)

Weekly Road Construction Report

African American Family Film Series Postponed To Thursday, Aug. 15

Southside Park Movie Night Postponed; Moved To Saturday, Aug. 3

Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: I-75 at I-24 Interchange Reconstruction: Crews may continue surveying and spotting utilities at various locations throughout ... (click for more)

The African American Family Film Series has postponed Thursday night's scheduled showing of "Black Panther" due to inclement weather. "Black Panther" has been rescheduled to Thursday, Aug. ... (click for more)

City Council Chairman Erskine Oglesby's Southside Park movie night has been postponed due to inclement weather. "SpiderMan Into the Spider-Verse" has been rescheduled to Saturday, Aug. 3 ... (click for more)

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