Ochs Highway Still Closed Due To Water Main Break

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Ochs Highway is still closed at the intersection of Saint Elmo Avenue due to a water-main break. 
 
 Due to extreme cold, Ochs Highway will not re-open until mid-morning on Friday. Detours will still be in place using Alabama Avenue and West 41st Street. 



Judge David Campbell Chapter NSDAR Executive Board Has Meeting

The Judge David Campbell Chapter's Executive Board of Directors and Chairmen met Wednesday at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club for their 2018-19 year.   In attendance were: Corresponding Secretary, Juanita Jennings of Chattanooga; 2nd Vice Regent Marie Wingate of East Ridge; Regent Stacy Kehoe of East Brainerd; 1st Vice Regent Susan Lindsey of Hixson;  ... (click for more)

City Employees To Compete In 2018 APWA National Equipment Roadeo

The equipment roadeos that employees participate in throughout the year are opportunities to show off their skills and showcase their finesse with the machinery used every day as a Department of Public Works Heavy Equipment Operator. Kevin White and Jesse “Allen” Wedman will represent the city of Chattanooga’s Department of Public Works and the Tennessee Chapter of APWA at the APWA ... (click for more)

Bethune To Face Williams For East Ridge Mayor; Lambert Does Not Run

Former East Ridge councilman Jim Bethune will be facing current council member Brian Williams in the Nov. 4 election. Mayor Brent Lambert did not seek a new term. He recently lost a race for a County Commission seat. Former Councilman Denny Manning is among those running for a council post. Others are incumbent Jacky Cagle, Mike Chauncey, Jeff Ezell, Bob Gilreath Jr., Robert ... (click for more)

Signal Mayor Chris Howley Not Running Again; Man Suing Town To Be On Ballot For Council

Signal Mountain Mayor Chris Howley has decided not to seek re-election. He had until noon today to return the petition that he picked up earlier. Rick Saputa, who is suing the city but also picked up a petition for the council, did qualify just before the deadline. Others running for the Town Council include former Mayor Bill Lusk, Councilman Dan Landrum and new-comers ... (click for more)

Jeff Styles, I Believe You - And Response (5)

I am glad that Jeff Styles presented the details of the event on his website.  Just because the government alleges a crime does not mean guilty. A criminal charge is an allegation by government. Sure, that allegation can be very serious, but the charge is still an unproven allegation until a court of law and Lady Justice has her review of the proof.  A person gets ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Political Dark Side

If ever there becomes a movie that reveals the rotten side of politics, the script has just been written. My goodness, it has all of the hot words: liberals, Muslims, bedroom beds, spouse abuse, non-transparency (or is it collusion,) kids in shock, a seated member of Congress, vulgar language, the Democratic National Committee, a woman scorned, and – best of all – an election. ... (click for more)