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Massive I-24/75 Split Project is on Hold

Part of the massive project to modify the troubled area where Interstate 24 and Interstate 75 intersect in Chattanooga has been put on hold. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) says that two concrete beams on the S Moore Road bridge and three concrete beams on the McBrien Road bridge over I-24 did not meet …

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Free Health Screenings at Walmart Wellness Day

Vacations, camps and summer get-togethers are on the horizon, and Walmart wants to help make your health a priority for them all. Join Walmart for Wellness Day on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. when customers can receive free health screenings for things like glucose, cholesterol, BMI and blood pressure, as well as affordable …

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Urgent Need for Blood Donors after Tornadoes Hit Parts of Tennessee and Alabama

Blood Assurance urgently needs donors following the severe storms that swept through parts of Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia on Wednesday night into Thursday morning. The non-profit saw a number of appointments and blood drives canceled over the last 24 hours because of the weather. To replenish the supply, Blood Assurance is requesting donations from all …

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Tennessee American Water Warns of Potential Utility Scam

Tennessee American Water is making customers aware of a potential utility scam after receiving reports from some customers about a person or persons claiming to be a Tennessee American Water worker(s).  The individual or individuals who may be impersonating Tennessee American Water field employees are asking for payment to perform work such as removing a …

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The Latest on the Drowning at Ketner’s Mill

A drowning occurred on Saturday in the Sequatchie River at Ketner’s Mill. According to Marion County Emergency Management, a 17-year-old kayaker fell into the hydraulics area while in the water below the dam. The name of the teenager has not been released by authorities, and efforts continue to recover the kayaker’s body from the river.

BBB Honors Grundy County Student

The 2024 Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Awards and Students of Integrity announced winners on Wednesday, May 1, at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Several businesses were honored for their ethical practices, and ten high school seniors received “Student of Integrity” scholarships for their well-written essays. We had one local recipient, Will Foster from Grundy County …

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Tennessee American Water Asking for First Rate Increase since 2012

Tennessee American Water has filed a petition with the Tennessee Public Utility Commission (TPUC) for approval to adjust rates. The request reflects $173 million in water system investments made by the company since its last general rate increase in 2012 through December 2025 to continue providing clean, safe, and reliable service. The request reinforces the …

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Dolly Days in Ringgold, GA

Dolly Parton fans have an excuse to put on their best blonde wigs and cowgirl boots on May 11 to celebrate the Queen of Tennessee. The third annual festival to celebrate Dolly will be held in Ringgold, GA, where the star tied the knot almost 58 years ago with Carl Dean. The packed Sunday will …

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Chattanooga Attorney Temporarily Suspended

Hamilton County Attorney Arthur C. Grisham, Jr. has been temporarily suspended for failing to respond to the Board of Professional Responsibility. He did not respond to the board concerning one complaint of misconduct, they stated in a press release. A Supreme Court rule requires the immediate suspension of an attorney’s license to practice law if …

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Two Die in Tragic Hiking Accident on Signal Mountain Trail

A tragic accident occurred on Signal Mountain Sunday night. Two hikers died while trying to cross a creek on Rainbow Lake Trail. Signal Mountain Police said the two victims were close friends and are believed to be from Georgia. Somewhere around a waterfall at the creek is where law enforcement believes the woman fell in, …

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