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May 23

La Paz Chattanooga’s annual signature fundraiser, Sangria on the Bluff, will be held at the Hunter Museum of American Art. lapazchattanooga.org/sangria

May 25

The MainStreet Cruise-In continues from 1-6 p.m. in Downtown Cleveland.  Downtown streets will be filled with vehicles and spectators are invited to view the cars, shop, have dinner in one of the locally owned restaurants, and enjoy specialty foods such as funnel cakes, kettle corn, and fried apple pies from the vendors. Music from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s will fill the air to add to nostalgic atmosphere.  The swap meet will be in the parking lot on Broad Street south of Inman Street.  Spaces are free and are available on a first come bases. Free to enter a vehicle and free to spectators. www.mainstreetcleveland.com.

May 26

The Harrison Ruritan Club Open Car Show from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Tennessee River Park, 4301 Amnicola Hwy. Spectator admission is free and pre-registration is $20 and day of show is $25. Registration will be from 8 a.m.-noon and judging begins at noon. Rain or shine. More information and registration forms can be found on the Harrison Ruritan Club website: http://harrisonruritanclub.webs.com or contact Don Ramey at rameydn@epbfi.com, 364-3634 or Jim Holcomb jholc19593@aol.com, 413-6140.

June 1

The third annual Chattanooga Tabletop Game Fest, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., on International Tabletop Day at historic Ridgedale Masonic Lodge, 1500 Dodds Ave. in downtown Chattanooga. The event features 12 hours of non-stop board games, role-playing, war games, card games and every other kind of game you play on a table. Over 100 open game demos will be available. Volunteers will be on hand to help teach games to new players. Guests are also welcome to bring their own games. Entry is $10, parking is free and food and drink will be available for purchase.

June 2

Dogma Dance Off is an annual celebration of music, art and charity that has expanded from a one-day event to a three-day festival, spanning Nashville (May 31), Murfreesboro (June 1) and Chattanooga (June 2).  At Chattanooga's Barking Legs Theater on June 2, get ready for an all-day event on two stages (indoor and outdoor) with some of the region's pop, rock and hip-hop sounds from emerging artists, plus a showcase of art for sale, food trucks, drone yoga, and much more. For more information visit the Facebook pageDogma Dance OffMark Making, or Jessi Zazu, Inc.

June 8

CSMO Riverbend Race 5K and 10K. Start time is 7:30 a.m. at the Riverfront Parkway (under Olgiati Bridge). Activities will include brunch, adult beverages, live music, vendors, finisher medals, framed awards for overall winners and three deep in age groups. There will also be team challenges of 5 person teams. Register here:  RunCTC.org. Corporate sponsors are Center for Sports Medicine and Friends of the Festival. 

June 21

Make Music Chattanooga will return for its 4th year with a focus on encouraging community music making by local musicians and self-described “non-musicians” alike. Over 10 events will welcome Chattanoogans to pick up an instrument, lift their voices and dance in celebration of Make Music Day in addition to over 40 concerts. A growing schedule of events can be viewed at ConcertHopper.com/MakeMusicCHA.


Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

County School Officials Mobilized To Keep Hamilton County Out Of Lee Voucher Bill; Emails Give Details

Brothers Remodeling House On Ocoee Street Say Son Of Owner Shot At Them 6 Times


Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ARNOLD, TIMOTHY LEBRON 1110 NORTH ORCHARD KNOB CHATTANOOGA, 37416 Age at Arrest: 29 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga VIOLATION ... (click for more)

Some Hamilton County School officials and board members were instrumental in keeping Hamilton County out of the recent Education Savings Account (vouchers) legislation sought by new Governor ... (click for more)

Two brothers remodeling a house on Ocoee Street said the son of the owner of the house fired six shots at them with a high-powered weapon. The incident happened on March 20 and Thaddius Gerrard ... (click for more)


Breaking News

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ARNOLD, TIMOTHY LEBRON 1110 NORTH ORCHARD KNOB CHATTANOOGA, 37416 Age at Arrest: 29 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga VIOLATION OF PROBATION(STALKING) --- BEASLEY, STEPHEN LAJUAN 1499 R. W. MOORE MEMORIAL HWY ONLY, 37140 Age at Arrest: 53 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous ... (click for more)

County School Officials Mobilized To Keep Hamilton County Out Of Lee Voucher Bill; Emails Give Details

Some Hamilton County School officials and board members were instrumental in keeping Hamilton County out of the recent Education Savings Account (vouchers) legislation sought by new Governor Bill Lee, central office emails show. Supt. Bryan Johnson and board member Jenny Hill especially took a leading role, saying the vouchers would have cost the county schools millions of dollars. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Judge Bean: City Council Should Have Asked The Judges About Doing Away With City Court

On Tuesday, May 21, Judge Paty and myself attended the City Council budget meeting. We did discuss our budget but there was never any mention of getting rid of the City Court until after we left. I really wish they would have ask for our input while we were there. It appears to me that the first people you would want to ask about this issue would be the City Judges. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What All Have In Common

A couple of weeks ago I was in the midst of a wonderful crowd and, as we took our places for dinner, there was a bright-eyed fifth-grader seated on my right. Like most his age, he didn’t say much at first but with a nudge or two, he really got it going. He told me how excited he was about going to McCallie this fall and I promised, “Get ready – you are going to have more fun that ... (click for more)

Sports

Five Peat: Baylor Softball Beats GPS 2-1 In D-II Final

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Winning one state championship in any sport is always special, but it gets taken to another level when a team is able to repeat such an incredible feat. The Baylor softball team has taken winning state titles to a whole new level as they won their fifth straight Division II-Class AA title here at the StarPlex Field No. Three with another one-run win over ... (click for more)

Bradley Cardiac Bears Stun Riverdale, 4-2, And Roar Into State Baseball Title Game

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – There is something about one-hitters and scoring in the sixth inning when Bradley Central and Riverdale play in the Class 3A state baseball tournament. Twice the Warriors held the Bears to one hit. Bradley Central twice scored multiple runs in the sixth. Almost miraculously, the Bears won both games. Scoring twice in the sixth on a wild pitch and ... (click for more)