The city is acquiring land for a new fire hall in Hixson.
The City Council on Tuesday is expected to approve a contract with JR Realty, LLC, for the purchase of 55,729 square feet of real estate at 6406 Hixson Pike.
Cost of the land is $175,000.
June 18, 2013
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Special Operations charged Shannon Rene Williams, a former nurse at Parkridge Hospital East with 10 counts of obtaining a controlled substance ... (click for more)
The first trial got underway Tuesday in the murder of one man and wounding of another that occurred almost three years ago at the British Woods Apartments. Unjolee Moore, 27, is facing charges ... (click for more)
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann voted for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act . This bill establishes a nationwide prohibition on aborting unborn children that have surpassed 20 weeks ... (click for more)
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Special Operations charged Shannon Rene Williams, a former nurse at Parkridge Hospital East with 10 counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and one count of felony theft. Hospital officials became suspicious and reported to authorities in April they suspected an employee was stealing drugs from the drug dispensing ... (click for more)
The first trial got underway Tuesday in the murder of one man and wounding of another that occurred almost three years ago at the British Woods Apartments. Unjolee Moore, 27, is facing charges of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, attempted robbery and especially aggravated robbery in the slaying of Bernard Hughes, 46, and Timothy Westfield, 45, on Oakwood Drive. ... (click for more)
The public needs to intervene on the absolutely absurd Wilson Air Waste (WWW) at the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport. What this all comes down to is our elected officials have appointed board members to oversee the budget and decision making at the airport, and they clearly do not respect public resources. Contrary to the Airport Authority CEO’s statement ... (click for more)
In the Broadway play, “The Civil War,” there is an emotional song called “Tell My Father,” the words that a dying Union soldier on a distant battlefield asked to be delivered when the other troops got back home. The reason Lt. Col. Mark Weber sang that very song with his oldest son Matt was because the highly-decorated officer was fighting Stage IV intestinal cancer at the ... (click for more)
With 72 days left until the start of the 2013 college football season, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs are already getting plenty of recognition from the preseason prognosticators. UTC is included in the Lindy’s Sports Annuals, Athlon Sports and The Sporting News top-25 listings. Chattanooga checks in at No. 20 in the Lindy’s and Sporting News ... (click for more)
The Country Club Wavemakers have been a dominant force in the Chattanooga Area Swim League in years past when they were associated with Shepherd Hills. That was back about 30 or more years ago when they always had some incredible dual meets with the Cumberland Youth Foundation. Times have changed since those glory days, but coach Stan Corcoran is working hard to ... (click for more)