Tickets For Father Daughter Dance On Sale Jan. 13

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Tickets for the annual Father Daughter Dance will go on sale Monday, Jan. 13. 

The dance will be held Friday, Feb. 7, at the Chattanooga Convention Center-Ballrooms E-J. 

Photos will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the dance will be from 7-10 p.m.  There will be light hors d’oeuvres’ and a dessert buffet. The event is for girls ages 3-18.  

Tickets are $30 per person.  There are two ways to purchase them this year.  Call 842-6748 to purchase tickets using a credit card (Visa/MC/Discover) and receive the tickets via email or come to Chester Frost Park from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday–Friday to pay cash, check or credit card (please call ahead).  Tickets sales are limited to 550. 

For more information contact Maureen Davis at 842-6748 or maureend@hamiltontn.gov.


Underwood Road NE Closed July 5-8

Underwood Road NE, just north of Bethel Church Road, will be closed for road construction from July 5-8.  With questions, call Roger Lackey at 706-278-7167. (click for more)

Tennessee American Water Awards Environmental Grant To Hamilton County Coalition

Tennessee American Water awarded a $2,500 environmental grant to the Hamilton County Coalition for their Drug Take Back program.    Valoria Armstrong, president of Tennessee American Water, presented the check at an event with the HCC’s summer youth program, YES - the Youth Empowerment Society. The Hamilton County Coalition trains teens 15-18 years old in drug and alcohol ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Man Charged In Traffic Death Of Tunnel Hill Woman, 28

Authorities said a Signal Mountain man was driving when his vehicle struck and killed a woman walking along a road at Ringgold, Ga., on Thursday night. Tyler Alexander Lemley, 20, was charged with DUI. Other charges are pending. Kimberly Diane Dotson, 28, of Tunnel Hill, Ga., was walking southbound on the west edge of Sam Lewis Road when she was hit. Lemley was driving ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Woman Sues Over Treatment Of Disabled Daughter At Memphis Airport Security Checkpoint

A Chattanooga woman has filed suit, alleging that her disabled daughter was roughed up by airport police and Transportation Security Administration personnel at the Memphis Airport. Shirley Cohen said she was returning to Chattanooga after taking her 19-year-old daughter to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for treatment. The lawsuit filed in Memphis says the daughter ... (click for more)

A Disturbing Trend At Exit 11 - And Response (6)

So, am I the first to notice a trend?   How many wrecks does exit 11 need before anyone asks "whats up with that?"  I have lost count of the wrecks that continue to happen, even after last year's awful loss of life (which I believe 51 percent of the blame should fall on the THP officer on duty).  The problem with this section of interstate are sight lines ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden This July

I can never remember a day in July when my garden, my lawn, my dogwood tree, and my ferns are all wilting for lack of rain. Right now we are more than eight inches under our average rainfall for the first six months and, on this wonderful weekend, those who love firecrackers are urged to keep a pail of water in case a spark could cause a fire. On the other hand, every July 4 th ... (click for more)