Monthly archive

January 2015

New museum to document struggle to open Chattanooga History Center

in Culture/Education
Screen capture of Chattanooga History Center website in 2012

At a press conference yesterday afternoon, it was announced that a new museum would open in Chattanooga next month that would tell the story of the struggle to complete the yet-to-be-opened Chattanooga History Center. The new museum, called the Chattanooga History Center Center (CHCC), will document the ups and downs…

Keep Reading

Commuter waterslide to link downtown, Enterprise South

in Politics/Sports/Rec
Commuter waterslide (Images modified under the CC-BY-2.0 license. Sources: and

Chattanooga city officials announced at a press conference this afternoon that the city would pursue plans to create a giant commuter waterslide, connecting downtown and the Enterprise South industrial park. “Once again, Chattanooga is leading the way,” said Chattanooga Transportation Director Martha Hearrin. “It’s a safe, economical and green method…

Keep Reading

New billionaire Gov. Haslam to splurge on new black leather jacket

in Business/Politics
Gov. Bill Haslam (Used under the CC-BY-2.0 license. Source:

After seeing his fortune double to make him a new billionaire in the last few months, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced today at a press conference that he was going to make a splurge purchase on a new black leather jacket. “My fellow Americans, the time is right for me…

Keep Reading

Utilities ask co-workers, strangers to cuddle during Arctic Blast to save energy

in Business
Cuddling (Used under the CC-BY-2.0 license. Source:

With temperatures in the Chattanooga area dropping below 20 degrees this week, local utilities have asked customers to curb power usage through a variety of methods, including cuddling with family, friends, co-workers and strangers whenever possible to conserve heat. The “Arctic Blast” will result in a high demand for power…

Keep Reading

Go to Top