Former Owners Of Cheeburger Cheeburger To Open River Drifters On Suck Creek Road On July 2

Saturday, June 23, 2018

The former owners of Cheeburger Cheeburger, Charlie and Renee Eich, will be opening River Drifters on July 2.

River Drifters was described as "a hip new place with a big personality. Patrons can sit on the deck overlooking the Tennessee River while having a cold beer, a delicious Panini from the kitchen, or simply show up and grab a stand-up paddle board or kayak to head out on the river for a day of fun and adventure."

Renee Eich said, "This is the up-and-coming spot to enjoy yourself and the natural beauty of the area. 1925 Suck Creek Road is the location, just 2.2 miles off of Signal Mountain Road."

She said the restaurant "will be happy to help organize a great day of fun on the Tennessee River for your family, school, church group, office party, or any other event. No event is necessary, how about just a day of fun. Never been on a stand-up paddle board or kayak? No worries. Someone from the staff will ensure you are confident and ready to go before setting you out on your adventure.

"Locals and tourists alike will enjoy River Drifters for the convenient location, beautiful views, great food and the kayaks and paddle boards available for rent. There are no parking worries either. There is plenty of free parking on site or across the street.

"It is just nine minutes from downtown, so come on down and sit, float, eat, relax, and enjoy."



Cheesecake Factory To Open At Hamilton Place Mall

CBL Properties announced on Tuesday that The Cheesecake Factory is coming to Hamilton Place in Chattanooga, Tennessee, as the first key component of the Sears redevelopment project. Construction on The Cheesecake Factory is underway with an anticipated grand opening in late 2018. “The Cheesecake Factory is one of the most successful and highly sought after restaurants in the ... (click for more)

“Share The Color” Food Workshops Offered For Chattanooga Area Children And Families

Local Registered Dietitians and Subway restaurants in the Chattanooga area will be helping families learn about nutritious food choices during several free food workshops, hosted at local city libraries in the Chattanooga area. The free food workshops will cover basic nutrition information and include a hands-on sub making activity and free lunch. Children will receive a take-home ... (click for more)

Toned-Down UnifiEd PAC Effort Funds Coppinger, Fairbanks, Smedley, Sharpe, Gorman, Mackey

The UnifiEd PAC, which helped engineer a surprise County Commission election victory in May for political newcomer Katherlyn Geter, is not making public endorsements in the Aug. 2 election, but is putting its money behind a small slate of candidates. The financial disclosures for UnifiEd show the group strongly backing County Mayor Jim Coppinger over Democratic opponent Aloyse ... (click for more)

Juvenile Girl Who Was Shot On Doolittle Street Early Sunday Morning Has Critical Injuries

A juvenile girl who was shot early Sunday morning on Doolittle Street was in critical condition. Chattanooga Police responded at approximately 12:55 a.m. on to a person shot on the 2500 block of Doolittle Street.   Police were able to make contact with the victim at a local hospital where she was suffering from a critical, but non-life threatening gunshot wound. The ... (click for more)

Just Recuse Yourself

Pam Fleenor, have you ever heard the terms “conflict of interest” or “appearance of impropriety”? It’s a foregone conclusion that Robin Smith will be victorious in Chancellor Fleenor’s courtroom. Here’s another term you may want to re-examine, recuse yourself.   Rusty Munger (click for more)

Don't Let UnifiEd Take District 6

The UnifiEd APEX organization is working to remove Commissioner Joe Graham and has their poster candidate running in opposition to Michael Henry for School Board.   Please get the facts before you vote in the District 6 county races and reject the UnifiEd APEX candidates.   Hamilton County Commissioner Joe Graham and Michael Henry, School Board candidate District ... (click for more)