Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ye be confused. I saw it and it was no palace. It was quite ... (click for more)
By almost every measure, Geno Auriemma is the best basketball coach in America. His University of Connecticut women are riding a record 109-game winning streak that dates to Nov. 17, 2016. Stanford barely beat them in overtime 3 years ago, but, before that, they won 41 straight. That means UConn is 153-1 and, in the current 109 streak, they have double-figure wins over the opponents in all but three games. UConn has never, ever, lost an ... (click for more)
March 24, 2017
If you drive in Hixson, you too have had the honor of driving the worst road in Chattanooga. A small portion of the road has signs up as a private road beginning at the entrance to The ... (click for more)
There is a good-sized train tunnel that runs under the northern tip of Lookout Mountain, right next to Cummings Highway. It was inside that tunnel on this very weekend 86 years ago, that the ... (click for more)
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Should the County Commission raise taxes to help the budget situation at the County Schools?