Roberts Mill Road To Be Closed On Tuesday And Wednesday For Maintenance

Monday, July 17, 2017
The Hamilton County Highway Department will close Roberts Mill Road from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesday, and 8 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, for road maintenance and painting.


Concrete Repair Will Require Weekend Lane Closures On I-24 East Near Mile Marker 182.6

Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close lanes on I-24 East this weekend near mile marker 182.6 to replace a 240-ft. section of damaged and deteriorating concrete in the right lane between the South Seminole Road overpass and Germantown Road. The work will take place beginning at  9 p.m.  on  Friday,  and ending before  ... (click for more)

Ooltewah Art Exhibit Coming To Chattanooga Workspace

Ooltewah High School students will present their senior art exhibition hosted by Chattanooga Workspace on Friday, March 2, from 5:30-8:30 pm.  "Kathy Lennon, director of Chattanooga Workspace, has partnered with these students to provide the perfect stage to display their work at Open Studio Nights.  The senior students’ work will display along with local professional ... (click for more)

Witness Says Christopher Turner Shot Jamichael Eddins Multiple Times After He Was Already Down At Carousel Road

Police said Christopher Lashawn Turner stood over 24-year-old Jamichael Eddins on Carousel Road late Tuesday afternoon and fired multiple shots into him after shooting him moments before.   Turner, 26, of 1203 Sholar Ave., was charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and possession of a firearm.   Randall Davenport, 28, was ... (click for more)

City Council Approves TIF For Extension Of MLK Boulevard To The Riverwalk

The City Council voted Tuesday to approve Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to extend MLK Boulevard across Riverfront Parkway to the Blue Goose Hollow Trailhead at the Riverwalk. The agreement is with Evergreen Real Estate of Nashville to build the extension across property it has already begun to develop at the site across from the old Newton Chevrolet and Kelly Subaru. The developer ... (click for more)

MLK Boulevard TIF Is A Public Scam From People You Should be Able To Trust

TIFs (Tax Incremental Financing) were created to allow cities to do projects they cannot afford.  A TIF project also allows various private construction costs to be subsidized by sequestered  future  property taxes that normally would go into the general fund for running a city. It’s credit card spending with a new fancy name. Politicians love it because it sounds ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: One Principal’s Reaction

On the morning after the mass shooting in Florida last week, a 17-year-old at Ledyard High School in Connecticut made an offhand comment during his first period class, “I could buy an AR-15.” At that, all the teachers panicked. Really. The school was soon so rattled by the comment the principal called the cops. And those five words got the child shackled, taken into custody, and ... (click for more)