Outgoing Chamber of Commerce President Ron Harr on Monday outlined a $40 million plan for a Chattanooga light rail system that would serve not only downtown, but also the Airport and the Enterprise South Industrial Park. In a speech to the Chattanooga Engineers Club, Mr. Harr said most cities looking at such an ambitious plan "would be facing costs of over a billion dollars." But he said Chattanooga is blessed to have numerous rail ... (click for more)
The historic Chattanooga Choo Choo is adding clubs and restaurants in a $7 million renovation, it was announced in front of the South Market Street landmark on Monday morning. The Comedy Catch will be moving from its longtime home in Brainerd and there will be a new 500-person music venue ... (click for more)
A relatively minor hazardous material spill caused some problems with morning rush-hour traffic Monday morning on Amnicola Highway. Shortly before 9 a.m., a tanker truck carrying a 50 percent solution of caustic soda was making a turn onto Amnicola Highway in front of the main entrance ... (click for more)
July 28, 2014
A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of suspect(s) involved in car burglaries and/or vandalism in Cleveland occurring this past weekend in and around the Greenway ... (click for more)
A home in the Ooltewah area was destroyed by fire early Monday morning. At 3:18 a.m., a 911 call was made reporting a house fire at 9215 Quail Mountain Drive. The Tri-Community Volunteer ... (click for more)
Here is the Walker County arrest report for July 21-27: GALLOWAY ROY LEE WM 32 Officer DENNY ... (click for more)
Did the local and state governments give up too much to get the Volkswagen expansion?