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2 hrs ago |

Collegedale Family Loses Home To Fire Tuesday Afternoon

A Collegedale family will be staying with family and friends Tuesday night after losing their house to a fire Tuesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Fire, Collegedale, TN, Donald, TN

6 hrs ago |

Women Entrepreneur Symposium To Be Held Tuesday

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, Honorary WE Chairperson, invites all women entrepreneurs to a symposium featuring Sloane Scott, a.k.a. the "Digital Diva" of FLO Thinkery, as the keynote speaker, and a panel discussion led by some of the best and brightest women in business.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Chattanooga, TN

11 hrs ago |

UnifiEd Releases School Board Candidate Survey

With just over one week to go before election day, UnifiEd - described as "a community-led movement of parents, teachers, and citizens who want every student in Hamilton County to have the chance to attend great public schools" - has released initial results from its first-ever school board candidate survey.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Standardized Testing, Education, Environment, Science, Dalton State College

15 hrs ago |

12,640 Have Voted Early In Hamilton County So Far

Dave Sheldon, head of the company contracted to construct the Mosby Pool, told the Cleveland City Council on Monday afternoon that the pool should be able to open to the public on Thursday.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN

18 hrs ago |

Judge Kevin Wilson Is Prompt, Fair And Consistent

Collegedale has grown a lot in the past 24 years and Collegedale Judge Kevin Wilson has literally seen it all during that time.


Related Topix: Collegedale, TN

22 hrs ago |

GPS Senior To Bridge Gap In Education Disparities

With the help of funding from the Mozilla Gigabit Fund, GPS senior Anjali Chandra has started the GigBridge project at East lake Academy.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Chattanooga, TN

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Roy Exum: Wamp Refuses To Stoop

With less than two weeks before the Aug. 7th election and the last week of early voting now underway in Hamilton County, Congressional challenger Weston Wamp sounded upbeat and relaxed early yesterday afternoon.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Illegal Immigration

Southern Lit Alliance Hosts This Thursday

The Southern Lit Alliance will host the 12th annual this Thursday, from 6-8:30 p.m. at The Church of Main located in the historic Southside district.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN

Negative Campaign Shows Gwen Tidwell Is Best

I have managed numerous state and federal campaigns and have learned that negative campaigns are the tools of candidates who have nothing positive to offer.


Ooltewah Home 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.


Related Topix: Fire, Ooltewah, TN

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County election commissioners can only vote in their party's primary

NASHVILLE - Tennessee officials are warning the state's 475 Democratic and Republican county election commissioners that they will get bounced off the local panels if they cross over and vote in the opposite party's primary during the Aug. 7 election.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN

Cleveland Daily Banner

Regional nonprofit helps teens stay On Point

A regional nonprofit is looking to strengthen its presence in Cleveland to help teens make good choices.


Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Bradley County, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Education Etc.

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tennessee jail using art to assist inmates

Inmates at the Hamilton County Jail in Chattanooga have 90 minutes each Friday night to escape - in a figurative sense.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

One Of Oldest Log Homes At University Of The South Suffers Heavy Fire Damage

Rebel's Roost was built as the family home of Major George Fairbanks a year after the close of the Civil War.


Related Topix: University of the South, Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Enclave At East Hamilton To Host 2 Community Meetings

Bassam Issa of the ANT Group announced plans for two additional meetings with members of the East Brainerd community to receive input on the proposed Enclave at East Hamilton project.


Related Topix: East Brainerd, TN, Ooltewah, TN, Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Dalton Police Department Investigates "Tagging" At Creative Arts Guild

The Creative Arts Guild is home to many works of art, but some uninvited and unwelcome displays that appeared on the grounds over the weekend have the Dalton Police Department investigating.


Related Topix: Guild, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Collegedale, TN

Upcoming City Council Agendas

I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation . III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation.


Related Topix: Hixson, TN, Chattanooga, TN

June County Unemployment Rates

County unemployment rates for June show the rate increased in all 95 counties. Specific county information for June is available on the Internet; enter .


Related Topix: Davidson County, TN, Knox County, TN, Shelby County, TN

Real Estate Transfers For July 17-23

NOTICE: The Hamilton County Register's Office did not publish this data. All information in the Register's Office is public information as set out in T.C.A. 10-7-503.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN

Hixson UMC Offers Spanish Immersion Preschool

Hixson United Methodist Child Development Center will be offering Spanish Immersion Preschool, child care for 3-5 year olds, beginning on September 3rd.


Related Topix: Hixson, TN