Orange Grove Center Annual Shred Day This Friday

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Orange Grove Center’s Annual "Free Shred Day" is back this Friday, Nov. 17 at the John F. Germ Recycling Center, 460 Dodson Ave. in Chattanooga, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  “Free Shred Day” is open to all residents, local businesses and anyone wishing to securely destroy and recycle their unwanted paper materials.

There is no limit on the amount to be shredded; everything from boxes to truckloads of paper materials will be accepted. OGC volunteers will be on hand to unload the paper products and securely destroy and recycle them.

Orange Grove is certified by the National Association for Information Destruction and ensures all documents are shredded, pulped and recycled.




Public Invited To Input Meeting On SPLOST Continuation In Whitfield County On Tuesday

Whitfield County and the City of Dalton want to hear from the public on the types of projects they would like funded by the proposed continuation of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).   Residents are invited to a Public Input Meeting on  Tuesday. People may   drop in from  5:30 to 7:30 p.m. , at Edwards Park Community Center, ... (click for more)

Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Here are upcoming street closings for the week: Thursday   COTFB MVP Summer Camp Block Party  -  Hughes Ave. will be closed from W 37th Street to Water Street on  Thursday from 10AM until 3PM  for the COTFB MVP Summer Camp Block Party.  Friday Nightfall  - Market ... (click for more)

Walden Says "Frivolous Lawsuits" By State Democratic Party Costing Local Taxpayers Money

Hamilton County Election Commission Chairman Mike Walden said Monday that "frivolous lawsuits by Nashville lawyers" are costing local taxpayers money, and he said he "can't imagine" that a judge would invalidate the commission's action in allowing Robin Smith on the ballot. He said, "This cake is baked. 2,760 people have already voted in House District 26 in early voting. We ... (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)

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)