Memories

Chattanooga Funeral Home Celebrates 90th Anniversary

  • 1/30/2023

The Chattanooga Funeral Home has been serving families with dignity in the Tennessee Valley for 90 years. Chattanooga Funeral Home was established in 1933 as the National Funeral Home and opened at 500 McCallie Ave. near the Christ Episcopal Church. Alvin Wunderlich Sr., along with his two sons, Alvin Jr. and Walter, founded National Funeral Home in Memphis in 1931. The Wunderlichs came to Chattanooga in 1933 and opened a second National Funeral Home near downtown. Carroll Wells moved here from Memphis to operate the Wunderlichs’ new Chattanooga business. Nine years later owners acquired property at the corner of McCallie Avenue and Hawthorne Street. Mr. Wells, manager of the ... (click for more)

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A run of family friendly programs is coming up this spring at the Chief Vann House Historic Site, and even an educational adult only program. For details on each program, visit online at gastateparks.org/chiefvannhouse or on Facebook at ‘"Friends of the Chief Vann House."
A run of family friendly programs is coming up this spring at the Chief Vann House Historic Site, and even an educational adult only program. For details on each program, visit online at gastateparks.org/chiefvannhouse or on Facebook at ‘"Friends of the Chief Vann House."

Upcoming Spring Events Announced At The Chief Vann House

  • 1/30/2023

A run of family friendly programs is coming up this spring at the Chief Vann House Historic Site, and even an educational adult only program. For details on each program, visit online at gastateparks.org/chiefvannhouse or on Facebook at ‘"Friends of the Chief Vann House." On Saturday, Feb. 5 the Vann House is participating in the ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: Soddy, Daisy, And Montlake Historical Association's Annual History Fair

  • 1/22/2023

Over 40 vendors and hundreds of area residents attended the Annual History Fair of the Soddy, Daisy and Montlake Historical Association on Saturday. Genealogy, coal mining relics, Civil War relics, local American Indian artifacts, antique bottles from the area and lots of local history were on display. (click for more)

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Earl Freudenberg: Remembering Dickie Mathews
  • 1/19/2023

Dickie Mathews never saw a piano he didn’t like and once was described as a brilliant pianist. The 2002 Gospel Music Piano Roll of Honor inductee died eight years ago on February 1, 2015, but he left behind a rich history of sharing his music. Mathews' first love was Southern Gospel Music and accompanying those singing that style, but he could play just about anything - even backing up Elvis Presley when his pianist didn’t show up. Dickie was proud he got to accompany many popular ... more

Why Does America Continue To Tolerate These Elite Police Units? - And Response
  • 1/30/2023

The Memphis police involved in the killing of Tyre Nichols was an elite unit called "Scorpion." These elite units morph into nothing less than death squads, making up their own rules along the way. It was members of an elite Atlanta police drug task force that bursted into the home of 92-year-old Kathryn Johnston in 2006, killing her in a barrage of 39 bullets. Then they planted drugs inside her basement to make it appear she was a 92-year-old drug dealer, and that's the story Atlanta ... more

Dan Fleser: Vols Make It To #2
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  • 1/30/2023

Tennessee ascended to No. 1 in men’s basketball twice last week. First, the Vols were tabbed as a No. 1 seed in the latest NCAA tournament projections by ESPN’s Joe Linardi. ... more

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