In Support Of Greg Martin

Monday, July 16, 2018
I write in support of our County Commissioner Greg Martin.

Greg is an intelligent and energetic representative for the people of District 3 to the County Commission.  He is not afraid of the government bureaucracy.  Greg stood with individuals and home owner associations in his district when they were faced with unreasonable land use variance requests that would have totally changed the character of their neighborhoods.

Early voting has already begun.  I urge you to vote for Greg Martin, whether during the early voting period or on Election Day, Aug 2.
  He has proven that we can trust him and we should re-elect him as our county commissioner.

Joe E. Manuel 

Esther Helton Loves Her Community

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Why I Support Esther Helton

There are several things that Ms. Helton would like to see improved within District 30, which includes East Hamilton County, including areas of Chattanooga, East Ridge, East Brainerd, Apison, and Collegedale. These are very serious issues such as healthcare, vocational education and good paying jobs and keeping our taxes low. The two issues I’m supporting Ms. Helton is one, the ... (click for more)

City "Moves Away" From $4 Million Light Show On Walnut Street Bridge

The city is no longer pursuing a plan for a $4,050,000 light show on the Walnut Street Bridge. Dennis Malone, assistant city engineer, told City Council members on Tuesday, "We have moved away from that project." The council had earlier pulled capital funding that had been proposed for the "Ripples of Light" on the historic "walking bridge" that dates to 1891. “Ripples ... (click for more)

Developer Of Publix Grocery At St. Elmo To Go Before Variance Board

The developer of a planned Publix grocery in St. Elmo will go before the City Board of Zoning Appeals on Nov. 7 seeking three variances. Mike Price of MAP Engineers said the grocery has been working with community members to try to come up with an acceptable plan for the site where the former Mt. Vernon Restaurant and Pizza Hut are located. There has been controversy over ... (click for more)

Prep Soccer Teams Prepare For Post-Season Runs

The girls soccer post-season is upon us and several local teams will be playing for a spot in the state tournament next week in Murfreesboro.  DIvision II teams will play first round state games at higher seeds.   In Division II-A, CCS earned the top seed in the East on Saturday with a 2-0 region championship win over CAK. That win gives them a bye this ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Red Wolves Soccer Club Hires Social Media And Marketing Coordinator

Chattanooga Red Wolves Soccer Club announced Grace Stewart as social media and marketing coordinator for the USL League One professional team. Ms. Stewart will coordinate content for the club’s social media platforms and implement the team’s marketing strategy.   “Grace is a bright, talented communicator and knows our sport and community well,” said Sean McDaniel, ... (click for more)