Residents Urged To Use Caution As Heavy Rains Bring Flash Flood Warning

Sweatbee Swarm 5k And Fun Run Set For Sept. 22

Friday, September 14, 2018
The annual Sweatbee Swarm 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Sept. 22 at Dayton City School, 520 Cherry St. 
Packet pick-up begins at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m. 
Proceeds benefit the Dayton City School band and music program. Food and prizes are available to all runners. Race t-shirts are available on a first come first served basis.
The race is appropriate to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. 
Register" target="_blank">here for the 2018 Sweatbee Swarm.
5k Run/Walk - $25 per person; 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk - $15 per person. Dayton City School Students: $5; Dayton City School Parents/Staff: $15. EXACT CASH or CHECK ONLY. If you are registered for RC3 Funky Monkey Run, get a $5 discount. Just bring proof of registration.

Center For Creative Arts Hosts 18th Annual Chattanooga Dances!

The 18th annual Chattanooga Dances! concert will be presented in the Center for Creative Arts Auditorium Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. The concert highlights the city’s non-profit dance organizations, along with those schools that maintain a full dance curriculum. Companies appearing on this year’s concert will be Ballet Tennessee, Barger Academy’s Movement Makers, Baylor’s Verve, ... (click for more)

The Annual Sandy Erickson Race For Christian Education Benefits Students And ALS

The Greater Collegedale School System began a 5K and Kids Fun Run seven years ago, in honor of Sandy Erickson, a teacher who taught first grade for over 20 years at A.W. Spalding Elementary School. "Mrs. Erickson cared deeply for each of her students, working one-on-one to enhance their success. When diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), she kept her cheery attitude and ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Under Flash Flood Warning As Heavy Rains Continue

Heavy rains throughout Monday brought water over many Hamilton County roads and into some businesses. The front area of the Mapco in the 8100 block of Standifer Gap Road was a small lake. The Sheriff's Office said, "Drivers in the Middle Valley and East Brainerd Road areas are encouraged to avoid driving in low lying areas. All drivers should exercise caution. "Drivers ... (click for more)

Mountain City Club Considering Sale Of Downtown Club To Developer Defoor

Officials of the Mountain City Club are considering sale of the property at Eighth and Chestnut to a developer. Dan Saieed, club president, said the board was approached by developer Byron Defoor with an offer for the property. He said the club is facing declining membership and extreme  financial issues so is considering the offer. The Defoor group developed the nearby ... (click for more)

Why I'm Voting Republican And So Should You

For much of my life, the commitment to the Democratic Party has puzzled me. I was raised to analyze both sides of issues and to make an intelligent decision based upon that information. The values of self-reliance, hard work, and individual liberty that I grew up with were the same American values that have made this country exceptional. As I have grown older, I have witnessed ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: UT’s Genius Stroke

If all goes as (very carefully) planned, the most dynamic president to be hired at the University of Tennessee since the legendary Andy Holt retired in 1970, will be ushered into office today by the university’s board of trustees. The selection of Randy Boyd to take over his ala mater is a genius stroke and certainly seems to solidify two of life’s greatest truths. The first ... (click for more)