Gibson Pond Road Closure Announced For Tuesday And Wednesday

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
The Hamilton County Highway Department reports Gibson Pond Road in East Brainerd will be closed at 432 Gibson Pond today and tomorrow for cross tile installation. 
 
Detours will be posted.


Harrison Ruritan Club To Host County-Wide Candidates Rally And Fish Fry On Saturday

Tthe Harrison Ruritan Club will host a County-Wide Candidates Rally/Fish Fry on Saturday.   Fish and BBQ Dinners ($8) will be served from 3-8 p.m. Beginning at 3:30 p.m. unopposed candidates will be allowed to speak for two minutes and candidates with opposition will have three minutes to speak. Candidates who have confirmed their attendance are:  Bill Knowles, ... (click for more)

This Week In The Arts

This week in the Arts:  Thursday, July 19 ... (click for more)

Rhonda Thurman "Astounded" At Low Performance By Hamilton County Schools On TNReady; Dr. Johnson Says Some Gaps "Closing" Between County And State

County School Board member Rhonda Thurman said Thursday she was "astounded" by low performance on TNReady scores that were just released.   Noting that the county schools are below state levels in many areas, she said, "I am blown away. I am just astounded. We spend millions and ten millions and this is what we get."   She said, "If people want to know why ... (click for more)

Senator Corker Calls Judge Kavanaugh "A Superb Nominee"

 Senator Bob Corker on Thursday called Judge Brett Kavanaugh "a superb nominee" for the U.S. Supreme Court.   He made the statement after meeting with President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.   Senator Corker said, “I had a great meeting today with Judge Kavanaugh and think he is a superb nominee. It is inspiring to me to see ... (click for more)

Employee Who Stole From East Ridge Should Be Prosecuted

Why has the East Ridge employee who was fired for theft not been charged with theft?    City Manager Scott Miller made the statement that the employee had problems and that the stolen items were returned.  What does that have to do with the employee stealing ?   He has had a history of abuse of city resources. Why is he not being prosecuted? ... (click for more)

Am I Alone? - And Response (6)

Am I alone seems to be quite apt as I begin to form sentences, thoughts and concerns regarding the state of this country. I feel like I am alone trying, somehow, to justify Trump and understand why he is constantly in the middle of chaos.  Now coined as the Liar-in-Chief, Chief Foreign Affairs Coordinator acting for his pal Russian Dictator, Putin.  The silence ... (click for more)