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Roadside Motels Had Their Heyday Until The Freeway Ruined Things; They Are Featured In Chattanooga In Old Photos

Attorneys Ask Lifting Of Home Confinement For Hazelwood After Higher Court Allows Him To Stay Out During Appeal

Concrete Repair Scheduled For I-75 North Will Shut Down 2 Lanes Over The Weekend


Roadside motels run by Mom and Pop had their heyday in the early days of motor travel up until the 1950s and 1960s. Then the freeways came along and suddenly their traffic was virtually gone. ... (click for more)

Attorneys for former Pilot Travel Centers president Mark Hazelwood are asking Judge Curtis Collier for the lifting of his home confinement after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals said he could ... (click for more)

TDOT contract crews will make concrete repairs this weekend on I-75 North in Hamilton County from mile marker 7.8 to mile marker 8.2 between Exit 7 (Bonny Oaks Drive/Old Lee Highway) and Exit ... (click for more)


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Roadside Motels Had Their Heyday Until The Freeway Ruined Things; They Are Featured In Chattanooga In Old Photos

Roadside motels run by Mom and Pop had their heyday in the early days of motor travel up until the 1950s and 1960s. Then the freeways came along and suddenly their traffic was virtually gone. A long list of the roadside motels that once thrived in and around Chattanooga are featured in the new book Chattanooga in Old Photos, sponsored by Chattanoogan.com. Some of those pictured ... (click for more)

Attorneys Ask Lifting Of Home Confinement For Hazelwood After Higher Court Allows Him To Stay Out During Appeal

Attorneys for former Pilot Travel Centers president Mark Hazelwood are asking Judge Curtis Collier for the lifting of his home confinement after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals said he could remain out during his appeal. In the alternative, the attorneys ask that he be able to leave his Knoxville home between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The motion also requests that Hazelwood be ... (click for more)

Opinion

Ron Littlefield: County Building 2nd Animal Shelter Makes Absolutely No Sense

I do not wish to diminish in any way the excellent work of Humane Society volunteers and staff, but the organization’s ancient physical facilities are another matter entirely. Several years ago Chattanooga suffered a steady stream of withering and well-deserved negative publicity relating to deplorable conditions at the Society’s property near downtown. Some of that bad publicity ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Lamar Rants

Being a child of the South, I’ve marveled at our funny sayings for all of my life. I’ve been at a football game and heard a disgruntled fan in the stands say of his team’s quarterback, “That boy couldn’t play dead in a cowboy movie.” I’ve been at the Sunday supper table and heard, “I’m of a mind each one of his sermons is better than the next.” And I’ve sat in a Saturday morning ... (click for more)

Sports

Chattanooga Red Wolves SC Unveils Team Crest, Stadium Renderings At Fan Celebration

The Chattanooga Red Wolves Soccer Club revealed two key components of the professional club’s identity in the Scenic City on Thursday night: the team crest and a first look at the future stadium. “For months, we have drawn inspiration from Chattanooga’s natural beauty, iconic landmarks and the red wolf itself to create the team’s crest,” said team owner Bob Martino during ... (click for more)

Hamilton Heights' Itodo, Martinez Sign Basketball Grants

Hamilton Heights had two players sign college scholarship papers on Thursday. Sammy Itodo, a 6-foot-7, 215-pound center from Nigeria, signed with Gardner-Webb and Esmery Martinez, a 6-foot-3 guard from the Dominican Republic, decided to continue her education and athletic career at Mississippi State. “I’m excited to sign at Gardner-Webb because I love the culture they have ... (click for more)