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

Food Preservation Class Offered On 5 Dates At 3 Locations

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
UT Extension Institute of Agriculture is offering a food preservation class, where participants can learn to safely can and freeze foods.  Topics covered will include jams & jellies, pickling, waterbath, freezing, vegetables, blanching and pressure canner.

Participants will be to choose from five dates and three Chattanooga locations:

June 21 - Crabtree Farms, 1-3 p.m. - must register by June 18
June 21 - Crabtree Farms, 6-8 p.m. - must register by June 18
July 12 - John Patten Rec Center, 6-8 p.
m. - must register by July 9
July 19 - UT Extension Office, 10 a.m.-noon - must register by July 16
July 19 - UT Extension Office, 6-8 p.m. - must register by July 16

Cost is $20.  There are no refunds after the registration deadline.  Call 423-493-9255 for more information or to register for the Crabtree Farms location.  Call 423-825-5955 for more information or to register for the John A. Patten Recreation Center location.  Call 423-855-6113 for more information or to register for the UT Extension Office location.


Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q Opening At Former Site Of Fox And Hound; Lupi's Doubles Downtown Space

A new barbeque restaurant is opening in Chattanooga. Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q is located at 2040 Hamilton Place Blvd., Suite #150. The old Fox and Hound restaurant in front of the Shoppes of Hamilton Place was razed for the new building that the Birmingham-based restaurant chain has built.   This will be the 41 st  restaurant that Jim ‘N Nick's management has opened, ... (click for more)

Fulin’s Asian Cuisine To Open At Cambridge Square

Fulin’s Asian Cuisine, a family owned upscale Asian concept, will open a 3,000 square foot restaurant at Cambridge Square in 2019. Evan Chen and Ashlee Anderson of  Fulin’s in Cleveland will oversee operations at Cambridge Square. Cambridge Square is a mixed-use development located in Ooltewah, just off I-75’s exit 11. Family-owned and operated, Fulin’s has been serving ... (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)