Memories

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 16: Marching In An Armistice Day Parade, Experiencing Thanksgiving On A Base, And Calming A Worried Father

(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 94, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from memory and a few records he still possesses his recollections of going through Army Air Corps pilot training at several bases in the United States during World War II. A lifelong writer, he wanted to pen them as he remembered them happening at the ... (click for more)

Train depot at Old Fort, Tn.
Train depot at Old Fort, Tn.

Steve Robinson To Speak On "Mountains, Music And Legends" At The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society On June 4

Chester Martin: Bad Chattanooga


The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. onTuesday, June 4, at the Walden Town Hall, 1836 Taft Highway. Refreshments will be served followed by a brief business meeting and program. The speaker for the day will be Steve Robinson, a member of the Society and resident ... (click for more)

Yep, you heard me right, folks: I said "Bad Chattanooga"! That concept came about based on some recent items in both national and local news. It has also been suggested by several readers who have criticized me for seldom mentioning "the bad stuff", so here I am - about to take a swing or two ... (click for more)



2 Area Sites Under Consideration For National Register Of Historic Places; Patton House At Coalmont "Gone"

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 15: Undergoing Extensive Physical Training And Marching Drills -- And Enjoying Open Post

Chester Martin: Some Of My Favorite Memories Of Chattanooga


The Tennessee State Review Board will meet to examine proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places on Wednesday, May 22, at 9 a.m. at Clover Bottom Mansion, 2941 Lebanon Pike, ... (click for more)

(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 94, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from ... (click for more)

First, let's start with Lookout Mountain, the very best emblem that a city could possible have! We could definitely call it "Our Mountain" simply for all the good times we have had on it, around ... (click for more)


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