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2 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Berke Signs Executive Order Establishing Mayor's Task Force To End Chronic Veterans Homelessness

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke signed an executive order on Tuesday, establishing a community coalition to eradicate chronic veterans' homelessness by December 2016.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Smyrna, TN

6 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Chattanooga Bar Association Poll Results Of Judicial Candidates Should Not Be Considered

I want to remind the voters to consider Catherine White for judge of Hamilton County Circuit Court and Joe Manuel for judge of Chancery Court in the Republican primary.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Reagan, TN

10 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Coach Tyndall's Track Record Of Breaking Rules

I was reading Randy Smith's article on the underwhelming hire of USM Coach Donnie Tyndall.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Reagan, TN

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Tennessee American Water Partners For 2014 Drug Take-Back On Saturday

In recognition of Earth Day, Tennessee American Water announces its fifth year of partnering with other community organizations for the 2014 Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The purpose of this event is to keep drugs out of the environment and off of the streets.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Chattanooga, TN, Drug Enforcement Administration

Chattanoogan.com

Modern Woodmen Matches $500 In Funds Raised For Family Who Lost Home In Fire

Officials from Modern Woodmen presented check for $500 matching funds raised at acommunity yard sale for the Wheat family who lost their home in a fire.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Smyrna, TN

Chattanoogan.com

2014 Spring Boat Show Is This Weekend

Erwin Marine Sales will offer its Spring Boat Show on Saturday, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Chickamauga Marina.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Smyrna, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Over 2,000 Have Voted Early Thus Far In Hamilton County

Over 2,000 Hamilton County voters have cast early ballots thus far. Early voting began Wednesday and continues through May 1. The election is set for May 6. Here are the totals thus far: ABSENTEE/BY MAIL Ballot Type - D 26 Ballot Type - G 1 Ballot Type - R 23 Totals 50 BRAINERD REC CTR Ballot Type - D 209 Ballot Type - R 191 Totals 400 ELECTION ...

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, US Politics, US News

Chattanoogan.com

Brainerd Community Farmers Market 2014 Season Opening May 3 - Double Snap Dollars

The Brainerd Community Farmers Market at Grace Episcopal. across from Bi-Lo on Brainerd Road at Belvoir Ave., is opening for the fifth season on May 3 at 10 a.m. The market will feature vendors with local organic and naturally grown produce, food products and artisan crafts.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Savannah, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Juster Takes Low-Pro Honors At Cleveland

Gregg Juster shot 78 on Monday and took low-pro honors in the Chattanooga Chapter TN PGA Pro-Am at the Cleveland Country Club.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Downtown YMCA Hosts Healthy Kids Day Saturday

Vendors from across Northwest Georgia and the Tennessee Valley spoke with hundreds of students from Georgia Northwestern Technical College Thursday in the school's annual Health and Community Awareness Fair.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Smyrna, TN

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Seasonal Burning Ban To Begin May 1

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau is reminding Hamilton County residents that beginning May 1 seasonal burning restrictions will take effect and continue through September 30. During this period no burning-commercial or residential-will be allowed in Hamilton County.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Fire

Chattanoogan.com

15-Year-Old Is 2nd Arrest Made In Lookout Valley Triple Homicide

A second arrest was made Monday afternoon in relation to the triple homicide reported on April 9, at 4504 Kellys Ferry Road in Lookout Valley.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Smyrna, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Ooltewah, TN

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Police Blotter: Thief Does $8,200 In Damage At Cell Tower To Get $300 ...

Police said a thief did a large amount of damage at a cell tower on Old Cleveland Pike - all to get $300 in copper.

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Related Topix: Hixson, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

When The City Was Silent

I don't know how to say this without getting my head handed back to me on a platter as is often the usual case.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Red Bank, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Judging The Sheriff Candidates

We have a decision to make on who will lead the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office - current Sheriff Jim Hammond or opponent Chris Harvey? As you read the opinions there are some positives listed for each of the candidates.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Corker Says Obama Administration Makes "Every Excuse Imaginable" In Keystone XL Pipeline Decision

U.S. Senator Bob Corker, ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement on the Obama administration's announcement that it will delay again its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline: "It's amazing to watch this administration make every excuse imaginable to delay a project that is unquestionably a win for ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Chattanooga, TN, Hixson, TN

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

The Times Free Press Should Be Embarrassed

I am so disappointed in the Chattanooga Times-Free Press for their insensitive handling of the tragic death of the six-year-old Walker County boy.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Hixson, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Smart Leaders Elevate Smartt

Phil Smartt is truly a homegrown candidate for county commissioner in District 7. Born here, educated in the public schools here, he and Gloria raised their six children here, he built a very successful business here, and he has a life long record of investing himself in helping and serving the people of Chattanooga and Hamilton County.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN

Cleveland Daily Banner

Bradley County exempted from liquor tax legislation

The Tennessee General Assembly passed a bill addressing liquor-by-the-drink tax distribution on Thursday, the final day of the legislative session.

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Related Topix: Bradley County, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Cleveland, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Sangria On The Southside Is Two Weeks Away

La Paz Chattanooga will be hosting its 6th annual signature fundraiser, Sangria on the Southside, on Friday, May 2, at the Lindsay Street Hall from 7-11 p.m. To mark the 10th anniversary of its founding as an official 501 , the nonprofit organization aims to make this year's Sangria on the Southside the biggest yet, said officials.

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Related Topix: Southside, TN, Chattanooga, TN

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