Announcements

COMMITTAL SERVICE FOR ALICE PALMER MITCHELL

Alice Palmer Mitchell, a lifelong resident of Chattanooga, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. At Alice’s request, her body was donated to Vanderbilt Medical School.

The interment of her ashes is set for Sunday, May 15, 2016 at noon in the Memorial Garden at Grace Episcopal Church. The brief service of Committal is the final act of the community of faith in caring for her body. Grace Church is located at 20 Belvoir Avenue, Chattanooga.

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS MEETING

Do you have problems with money or debt? Come to Debtors Anonymous. We can help. We have a weekly meeting Sundays from 7 to 8 PM at Unity of Chattanooga (604 Black Street, off Cherokee Boulevard, in North Chattanooga). We hope to see you there.

FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

Introducing the Summertime Family Friendly Movie Night “Under the Stars” at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 3204 Hixson Pike, Chattanooga. Call the Info Line for movie details: 423-648-0995. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Free popcorn! Movie starts at sunset the 3rd Saturday of every month through August, starting May 21. Rain date is one week later.

SELECT SOCCER GIRLS TRYOUTS

Nomads Girls Select Soccer Team Tryouts 2016-2017 Season:
(for girls born in 2001, 2002, & 2003)

Monday June 6th & Tuesday June 7th 5:30 - 7:00 pm;
Monday June 13th & Tuesday June 14th 5:30 - 7:00 pm
and Saturday June 18th 9:00 - 11:00

Location: Hixson Middle School

Antiques

1930'S METAL/WOOD FOLDING CHAIR

Metal folding chair with wood seat. Wood seat is not broken or damaged. Is in perfect condition for restoration. $25. Please leave message at 423-432-0444.

Computers

IPAD PRO - 12.9 IN. (THE BIG ONE)

Like new iPad Pro - 12.9 in. Gold 32gb. ($700 value). Has had the glass screen protector on it from day one ($70 value). Apple - Silicone Case - Charcoal Gray ($80 value). Apple - Smart Keyboard ($169 value). Apple - Apple Pencil ($99.99 - value). All that with the tax I paid = Big Savings at $700! This has been used very little. Would make a great graduation gift for someone! Text if interested. 423-313-4957. Thanks!

Electronics

MINOLTA 350 SI PANORAMA DATE CAMERA

Used very little. Have instruction booklet and sales invoice for camera and extra Sigma lens. 70-300DL=Max and Sigma 28-80=Maxx. Comes with a hard shell carrying case. Paid around $700 at WOlf camera back in 1997. Asking $200. Call 304-6248.

VERIZON LG G3

White Verizon LG G3 phone. Perfect condition. Comes with box and paperwork. Never damaged & is not refurbished. Original purchase at over $500. Asking $225. Please leave a message at 423-432-0444.

Free - Come And Get It

FREE CHERRY FIREWOOD

Free cherry wood. Great for firewood or Smoking meat. 423-599-9978. Ringgold area.

Furniture

LIVING ROOM SET

Light aqua blue couch and love seat in good condition from a non-smoking home. Wooden Coffee table with glass insert along with two matching end tables all in really good condition. 2 lamps in excellent condition. Entire set for sale for $300. Please email me at markharvey76@hotmail.com.

Help Wanted

FEMALE ASSOCIATE HOUSEPARENT (PT)

Bethel Bible Village is a faith-based residential home for children of families in crisis. We are currently seeking a live-in assistant youth care worker to serve as a missionary in our teen mom program on a part-time basis. Your role will be teaching these youth life skills, and to inspire their physical, spiritual, intellectual, and emotional development. You will also be assisting with the care of their babies.

Qualifications:
• Spiritual: Be an active participating Christian in a local congregation
• Education: High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred
• Specific Skills: One year of youth related experience required – educating, coaching, or working with school-aged children. Experience working with teens and infants and toddlers is preferred. Effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills required. Previous computer experience preferred.
• License: Must have a valid driver’s license
• Other Requirements: Minimum age requirement for this position is 25 years of age. Applicant must be single, lawfully authorized to work in the U.S., and successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical.

If interested in this position, please forward a cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
3001 Hamill Road
Hixson, TN 37343
Office: 423.842.5757, ext. 248
Fax: 423.842.5785
Email: HR@bethelbiblevillage.org.

JOBS AVAILABLE IN HAMILTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Hamilton County General Government Positions

Please apply online at hamiltontn.gov or governmentjobs.com

Hamilton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Legal Notices

CARTER STREET BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETS MAY 18

Pursuant To Chapter 442, Public Acts Of Tennessee Of 1974, Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of Carter Street Corporation will meet in the Board Room of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Convention & Trade Center, One Carter Plaza, Chattanooga, on Wednesday, May 18, at 11:30 a.m.

COUNTY COMMISSION MEETS JUNE 8 &15

Pursuant to TCA 8-44-103, public meetings of the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners and Commission Committees will be held, and will transact such business as may lawfully come before them.

Wednesday, June 8, 9:30 a.m., Recessed Meeting.
Wednesday, June 8, 9:30 a.m. EDT, Agenda Preparation Session.
Wednesday, June 15, 9:30 a.m. EDT, Regular Meeting.

Committee Meetings:
Board of Commissioners Committees may meet prior to said meetings at 8:30 a.m. EDT and/or immediately following said meetings.

Meeting Locations:
Regular and Agenda meetings, Courthouse, Room 402, 6th 625 Georgia Avenue, Chattanooga.
Committees, 8:30 a.m. meetings, County Commission Office, Room 401, County Courthouse. Committees, after Regular meetings, Commission Conference room adjacent to Room 402, County Courthouse.

To discuss auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate participation, those with disabilities may contact the ADA Coordinator, Criminal Court Clerk Gwen Tidwell, 600 Market Street, Room 102, Chattanooga, Tn. 37402, 209-7500. Hearing impaired callers may use the Tennessee Relay Service, 209-6131 or 800/848-0298.

COUNTY COMMISSION MEETS MAY 25, JUNE 1

Pursuant to TCA 8-44-103, public meetings of the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners and Commission Committees will be held, and will transact such business as may lawfully come before them.

Wednesday, May 25, 9:30 a.m., Recessed Meeting.
Wednesday, May 25, 9:30 a.m. EDT, Agenda Preparation Session.
Wednesday, June 1, 9:30 a.m. EDT, Regular Meeting.

Committee Meetings:
Board of Commissioners Committees may meet prior to said meetings at 8:30 a.m. EDT and/or immediately following said meetings.

Meeting Locations:
Regular and Agenda meetings, Courthouse, Room 402, 6th 625 Georgia Avenue, Chattanooga.
Committees, 8:30 a.m. meetings, County Commission Office, Room 401, County Courthouse. Committees, after Regular meetings, Commission Conference room adjacent to Room 402, County Courthouse.

To discuss auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate participation, those with disabilities may contact the ADA Coordinator, Criminal Court Clerk Gwen Tidwell, 600 Market Street, Room 102, Chattanooga, Tn. 37402, 209-7500. Hearing impaired callers may use the Tennessee Relay Service, 209-6131 or 800/848-0298.

HOSPITAL AUTHORITY BOARD MEETS JUNE 1

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority Board of Trustees will meet on Wednesday, June 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the POB Conference Room at Erlanger; not Thursday, June 2, as originally noticed.

Livestock

NUBIANS

2 Nubians Bucklings. No horns. Very nice. $175.00 each. North Chattanooga area. bobbiefitch@live.com

Lost and Found

LOST BLUE HEALER MIX OFF GERMANTOWN ROAD

Lost male blue healer mix. Brindle and white. Was just brushed and nails clipped yesterday. He did not have his collar on. Answers to the name Brick. Please call Eric at 423-800-3634 if found.

LOST FEMALE REDBONE COONHOUND

11 years old, graying on the snout and under chin, no collar. Missing from Manchester Park in Hixson. She has been spayed and has darker patch of hair on her right side. Please call or text 423.208.6846.

MISSING BLACK & WHITE MEDIUM HAIRED TUXEDO

From Southside Rec Center into Forrest Hills Cemetery on 4/30. 4 white paws, chest, stomach and thin line between eyes to nose. 1 pink toe left inside front foot. Bugy's sorely missed. 9 lb. 2yr. old neutered male, no collar. Please call
1 888-466-3242 microchip # 985112004234736 or Toni Rose 423 475-5025. Email tearose708@aol.com

Management

BUSINESS MANAGER

Chattanooga non-profit organization is looking for a Business Manager with accounting background to manage all accounting aspects including general ledger, financial statements and analysis, annual budgets, accounts payable and receivable, payroll and taxes in a non profit environment. This person will negotiate with vendors as well as internal customers so they must have good people and communications skills. Bachelors in Accounting is required and candidate must live in the Chattanooga area as there is no relocation. Excellent work environment focused on work life balance. If you are interested and fulfill these requirements please send a resume to Stephanie.graham@mrichatt.com.


Miscellaneous For Sale

2 GALWAY IRISH CRYSTAL CHAMPAGNE FLUTES

Incredibly beautiful pair of Irish crystal wedding/champagne flutes. Very detailed cut crystal flutes. Have never been used and with Galway marker. $50 for the pair. Please leave a message at 423-432-0444.

2 MARK ROBERTS CHRISTMAS STOCKING HOLDERS

$80 for both. Call 842-2128.

ASSIST ADJUSTABLE TRAY/TABLE

Standers brand Assist-a-tray Adjustable Table. Attached swivel tray has cup holder & pencil tray. Height of try is adjustable. Powder coated adjustable horizontal support which goes securely under a bed or chair for eating, reading or writing. The table has a handle to provide security while sitting or rising. Sells for $233 at WalMart. Asking $125. Please leave a message at 423-432-0444.

BEN HAMPTON PRINTS

"Stepping Stones" and "Blue Ridge", framed, $200 each. Must be able to pick up in Chattanooga area. Send e-mail to imhaney@yahoo.com.

ORIGAMI JEWELRY

Have $341 of merchandise to sell. Lanyard, 2 necklace/chains, earrings, 30 charms. A few have been discontinued. Comes with some boxes, dividing container with small glass containers, and small jewelry bag.Asking $150 for all. Please leave a message at 423-432-0444.

RIVERBEND POSTERS AND PINS

Excellent condition - never framed
Posters 1988, 1991, 1998 (2) each $20
Pins 1988 (3), 1989 (3), 1990, 1996, 1997 each $5
423-260-4958

USED PISTOLS

Used 1911 Llama .45 all blue
$600 OBO
call Commander at (423)645-9798 or
email at command@epbfi.com

Also

Hi-point .380
$400 OBO
call Commander at (423)645-9798 or
email at command@epbfi.com

Pet Supplies

REPTILE CAGE

Reptile cage/box with light. 27.5"w x 26"h x 13" deep. Asking $40. Please leave a message at 423-432-0444.

Pets

HIMALAYAN-PERSIAN KITTENS

Beautiful CFA registered kittens from Champion parents. Pet price is $950. Call John at 423-847-2250 or email marilyn.lawrence@epbfi.com. We have one kitten available at a lower price.

LOST TERRIER MIX

Small female white terrier lost in east brainerd area on May 19. Reward for return, please contact 423-838-3071 with any information.

Sports Equipment

ADIDAS TN VOLS JACKET

Womens XL Tn Vols half zip Adidas jacket $80.00
423-364-5663 (please text).

EXERCISE BIKE

Airdyne stationery exercise bike by Schwinn. $250. Excellent condition. Call Bruce at 423-400-6408.

MEN'S SCHWINN BIKE

Men's Schwinn Admiral leisure hybrid bike. 700c series. Shimano brand 7 gears. Has never been used. Needs new front inner tube, but has tire. $80. Please leave a message at 423-432-0444.

USED PISTOLS 1 - .45 1 - .380

Used 1911 Llama .45 all blue
$600 OBO
call Commander at (423)645-9798 or
email at command@epbfi.com

Also

Hi-point .380
$400 OBO
call Commander at (423)645-9798 or
email at command@epbfi.com

Tickets

2016 RIVERBEND WRISTLETS

2 wristlets for $70, includes event info pamplet and a discount card. Gate admission is $55 each. Save now. Contact 423-693-8025. Price is firm.

Want to Buy

BLACK TUXEDO JACKET

Looking to purchase a black tuxedo jacket size 46R.
Must be clean and in good shape.
Also looking for tuxedo shirt, white, neck size 16.5.
423-987-3432

Yard Sales

GARAGE SALE - OOLTEWAH

Garage Sale 4409 Turkey Ridge Tr Ooltewah TN 37363

Fri-Sun 5/27-5/20 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Household items, clothes, furniture, Harbour Lights collectibles, 1950's Coke Machine (VMC139), Antique NCR Brass Cash Register, large TV cabinet, tv stand.

423.899.8450 for more info

ST. ELMO COMMUNITY YARD SALE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!

ST. Elmo will be hosting its annual Community-Wide Yard Sale on Memorial Day Weekend! Saturday, May 28 beginning at 8 a.m. This sale will feature many homes and location sale on every street throughout the neighborhood. St. Elmo Ave, Tennessee Ave, Alabama Ave, Virginia Ave, Florida Ave and so many more! Sales will begin in the business district and go all the way through to the GA state line. Anything from antiques to modern electronics and nearly everything in between. Please save the date and come out to see us! The Boy Scouts will be setting up at the St. Elmo Presbyterian Church, others will be spread around and some will even be selling snacks and refreshments to help you through the day.

WEEKLY FAMILY YARD SALES

Each Saturaday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. 1505 Roanoke Avenue, Chattanooga, 37406. 423-316-2389. Women clothes, shoes, purses. Men shirts and shorts, baby toys and clothes, grape and cherry frozens, draperies, and small household decor items.

YARD SALE FOR DEMOCRATS

The Marion County Democratic Party will be assisting our candidates for local elections this fall by raising funds for their campaigns! We will be holding a yard sale in The First Volunteer Bank parking lot in downtown Jasper on Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. In addition to the sale, candidates will be on hand for meet and greets.

Duplexes

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN LOG CABIN DUPLEX

Reassembled using 175 year old chestnut logs. 20'x20' great room with cathedral ceiling. Large wooded lot. Large bedroom and loft. Basement/garage. $895/month. Available 6/15/16. Call 423-886-3319.

Houses For Rent Unfurnished

BEAUTIFUL HOME IN SODDY DAISY WITH PLENTY OF CHARM

Exclusively Managed by Chattanooga Property Management
(423) 208-9444

This charming home is situated on a very large half-acre lot, with sweeping views of the valley.

Large back yard makes a great place for kids to play or pets to run. And the house - well, of course, it's perfect, too!

Three spacious bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a large eat-in kitchen and a great living room that simply begs for movie night!

All electric, with central heat & air, for comfort and efficiency.

Two-car garage with opener for convenience.

Viewing appointments are flexible, and available now.

We're open evenings and weekends for your convenience. Low app fee of only $30 per person, and the fastest approval process in our area.

Call today to view your new home!

BEAUTIFUL, SPACIOUS 2 BEDROOM AT FRAWLEY LAKE

Exclusively Managed by Chattanooga Property Management!
(423) 208-9444

The subdivision is in high demand!

Our only available unit at The Village at Frawley Lake is looking for someone new - could it be you???

A large living room open to the eat-in kitchen is just waiting for you to come home! The kitchen has an island with stools and is complete with all appliances!

Two spacious bedrooms with HUGE walk-in closets need someone loving to occupy them.

One bedroom offers a jetted tub and step-in shower with Jack and Jill sinks!!! The other bedroom has it's own bathroom as well - you truly can't lose with this one - what a catch!

This gated community also has access to a pool, while the home itself has a private covered patio out back. Come - enjoy your time at Frawley Lake!

ISO 3/4 BR HOUSE FOR RENT IN MIDDLE VALLEY/HIXSON

ISO 3 -4 br pet friendly house with fence, for rent in Middle Valley/Hixson. Can pay up to $700 a month. 423-664-2085.

SINGLE LEVEL 4 BEDROOM IN RED BANK

Exclusively Manage by Chattanooga Property Management
(423) 208-9444

This four bedroom home welcomes you with an open great room with newly refinished hardwood floors. Walk through this room to the full kitchen complete with stove, dishwasher and refrigerator. You also have a laundry room with washer/dryer hookups off the kitchen that opens to the back of the home to the covered single-carport.

A large carpeted bedroom adorns the end of the home. Down the hall on the other end of the home you'll find your full bathroom and three additional bedrooms - all hardwood here!

This wonderful home would be perfect for anyone and is on the market!

Houses For Sale

OOLTEWAH 3/2 IN STONECROFT $175,000

Location! Location! Location! Very nice 3 bedroom 2 bath home location less than 3 miles from VW, Walmart, I-75! Fresh paint, solid hardwoods and tile. New vinyl in kitchen. The perfect starter home with huge master suite, walk-in closet and very large master bath. Eat in kitchen. Fireplace in living room. Lots of natural light. All appliances stay. Nice out building and much more. All for only $175,000. Call/text 423-364-882.

Townhouses

FOR SALE BY OWNER

One level, 2 bedroom, 2 bath with garage available in Soldiers Field Estate. $118,000. Secluded small townhome community on the southeaster side of historic Missionary Ridge. Take John Ross, turn left on South Crest, then left on Claire Street and left into Soldiers Field Estates, a cul-de sac townhome community. No realtor needed. Call Camelle at (423)316-7472 for an appointment.

Unfurnished Apartments

DOWNTOWN CONVENIENCE WITHOUT THE HIGH PRICE TAG!

Exclusively Managed By Chattanooga Property Management
(423) 208-9444

Take advantage of this RARE VACANCY on trendy, upscale apartments just minutes from North Shore and Downtown Chattanooga! Call us now so you can call "Building 2801" your new home!!

These units are stunning! Fully updated kitchens with all new cabinetry and countertops, appliances, ceramic tile floor and much more!

Luxurious bathroom, with completely tiled tub/shower combo, new vanity, cabinets, ceramic tile floor (with radiant heat) and updated lighting.

Gleaming hardwood floors in living room and bedroom. Plenty of natural sunlight, central heat & air and much more!!

Reserved, covered parking area.

Exterior of building has had a trendy facelift and landscaping.

This is the new HOT SPOT for those looking to live near downtown without the fancy price tag!!

Evening & weekend showings available to fit your schedule.

Easy qualifying and low app fee ($30/adult).

PENTHOUSE AVAILABLE AT MACLELLAN APARTMENTS

Historic. Iconic. Chic.

Downtown Chattanooga’s Maclellan Apartments currently has 2,600 square feet of premium undeveloped space that could be transformed into a breathtaking custom 13th floor penthouse!

The Maclellan Apartments are located on Broad St in the heart of downtown Chattanooga. This elegant high-rise, known as the Maclellan building, was constructed in 1924. The building is currently under renovation and revitalization, and will offer upscale apartment homes featuring luxury finishes and fixtures, premium appliances, and soaring 10-13 foot ceilings. The Maclellan rises thirteen stories above downtown Chattanooga, providing spectacular views in all directions. We would love for you to be one of the first to call this historic building home.

Call today for more information (901) 881-3967.

ATVs

ELECTRIC KIDS MOTORCYCLE

Like New, Been ridden a few times.
$120. 423-400-2275

GO-KART

Go-Kart, Like new! 110cc Motor
$750. 423-400-2275

Boats

15 & 1/2' CENTER CONSOLE BAY BOAT

15 & 1/2 foot center console pleasure/fishing boat. Bow platform. Plenty of room. 2.5 HP, 2 cycle outboard with less than 10 hours operation time. Trailer with new tires. Tied to the dock and ready for a test drive.
Asking $2,000.00.
Please contact Mike @ 423-653-9111

Campers

2006 FLEETWOOD REVOLUTION

Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union is selling a 2006 Fleetwood Revolution motor home M-40J LE model, 400hp, Diesel pusher, 10 Gal water tank, 2 bathrooms, 3 slides, queen bed, aprox 31,000miles. The RV is located at 5911 Ringgold Rd. East Ridge TN 37412 for viewing. The sale will be held on May 26, @ 2 p.m. Call Valerie Stropp at 423-634-3607 to make a bid on this motor home.

Classic Cars

CLASSIC 1983 MERCEDES BENZ 500SEL

Runs great. Good condition. Will take best offer also. Just bought a new car and do not need this one so needing to sell it. Has a sunroof, new CD AM FM Radio, can plug your Aux cord in and listen to your music from your cell phone also. Great sound! Electric seats and windows. Call or text 423-364-5525. Just needs a new fan for the heater and air to work. Mileage is 158,076.

Domestic Autos

1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA

1996 Crown Victoria LS. Solid car with leather and digital dash. Almost new tires. 122k miles. Garage kept. Only selling as I bought a newer car. Asking $2500. 843-0636

Import Autos

2011 MINI COOPER HARDTOP

White Silver Metallic, black interior, cold weather package, automatic, dual sunroof, Bluetooth, 28/36 mpg, like new, $13,900. 344-2877

Motorcycles

2013 HARLEY DAVIDSON SOFTTAIL DELUXE / SHOW WINNER

2013 Harley Davidson Softtail Deluxe / Show Winner

One owner / adult owned / garage kept / never down
Windshield with bag, Soft Tail Deluxe Saddlebags, passenger back rest ... all quick disconnect
Bright metalflake green

Less than 1200 miles
$17,000 obo
Call Commander @ (423) 645-9798 or
Email @ command@epbfi.com

HONDA 70 DIRT BIKE W/ HELMET & GOGGLES $1000

Dirt Bike has very few hours. Comes with HJC -XS Helmet and goggles and chest guard. Runs great. My son outgrew it. This bike has a new rear tire and has been serviced regularly. Sorry, no trades. Call or text 423-208-6709.

Ski Dos

1996 SEA DOO XP

Yellow, 110 hp, 1-2 person seat, w/trailer $1,100.00 (Hixson) 423-309-9478

2 HONDA 3 SEATER JET SKIS W/ DOUBLE TRAILER

Don't miss out on the lake this summer. Your playground awaits! 2 Honda FX Aquatrax JET SKIS 2002 & 2004 models With dual trailer. Both in great condition. Garage kept. 3 passenger jet skis. Not turbo charged. These will run about 55 mph with 1 adult and 1 child/teenager on board. Can pull a double tube or a water skier or wake board. Sorry, no trades or brokers. I can put them on the water for a test drive. They get great gas mileage and have been serviced by honda dealership. Get out and play! $9800. Cell 423-208-6709 - call or text.

Trucks For Sale

1991 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN

1991 Chevrolet Suburban for sale. Runs good, good tires. Call 423/509-5990 for more information.

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