Couple Gets Recommendation Of Approval For Bed And Breakfast At East Brainerd Farm

Monday, December 11, 2017

A couple on Monday gained a recommendation of approval from the Planning Commission for a bed and breakfast inn in existing space at their East Brainerd Farm.

Philip and Jennifer Clay said the income from the room rentals is necessary for their overall operation of Everlee Farm on 20 acres on Davidson Road.

Councilman Darrin Ledford praised the farm operators, saying they add a unique component to the district.

Mr. Clay said the farm provides fresh vegetables to local restaurants, a school and a grocery chain. It also produces fruit and honey.

Conditions of a zoning move to R-4 Special Zone include no new construction and use of the space for bed and breakfast only.

The Planning Commission recommended against a plan for a bed and breakfast inn at 7722 Lasata Lane.

Lynell Simmons she has three extra bedrooms and would like to rent them out.

Commissioners said the location is not appropriate since it is in the middle of a single-family residential section.

An opponent said he had gathered many signatures from residents who are opposed.



Premier Property Group Sees "Explosive" Growth During First Quarter Of Business

Premier Property Group Inc., a full-service real estate firm in Chattanooga, has grown from the vision of owner and principal broker Christi Doll to a team of 15 agents representing residential and commercial clients in Tennessee and Georgia in just four months. The firm is poised to continue rapid growth as 2018 begins and the real estate market continues to surpass expectations, ... (click for more)

Steve Corder Of The Assessor Of Property's Office Retires

The Hamilton County Assessor of Property honored Steve Corder, Commercial Appraisal supervisor, this Tuesday on the occasion of his retirement after 33 years of service.  (click for more)

Snow Reaches Chattanooga on Tuesday Afternoon, But Brings Little Accumulation; Many Schools, Most Courts Closed Wednesday

Snow began falling in downtown Chattanooga early Tuesday afternoon, but there was little accumulation.  The National Weather Service issued a special statement on Tuesday night warning of icy roads. It says:  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL  9AM EST  WED ...VERY COLD TEMPERATURES AND PATCHY ICE ON ROADS THROUGH  WEDNESDAY MORNING... TEMPERATURES ... (click for more)

Young Gets 23 Years In North Chattanooga Murder

Abram "AB" Young pleaded guilty on Tuesday morning to a murder in North Chattanooga and was sentenced to 23 years in prison. Young was 17 at the time of the 2015 slaying of 19-year-old Charles Holsey during a drug deal behind the Kangaroo on Dallas Road. He is now 20. Prosecutor Cameron Williams said the sentence for second-degree murder will be served at 100 percent. Young ... (click for more)

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you, Dr. King for stepping-out.  Thank you for your lasting voice to what it's all about. Thank you, Dr. King for  stepping up and also showing-up, ...when decisions were being made and  your refusal  to shut-up.  We find your fingerprints on both directions and toward progress.  your modeling, mentoring,  and reactions helps ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vulgar Trump & More

Nothing rankles me more than seeing obscenities and vulgarity that appears in today’s liberal media, not to dare mention our public forum. Understand, I will use “damn” when no other word will fit as well. I’ll use “hell” as an exclamation point sometimes and I also may quote an aggressor in a story where he threatens to whip another’s “ass.” But our President reached an all-time ... (click for more)