Whitfield County Landfill, Convenience Centers To Be Closed Thursday, Nov. 23

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority has announced the holiday hours of operation for it’s four facilities in Whitfield County. Locations include the Old Dixie Landfill & Convenience Center, McGaughey Chapel Convenience Center in Cohutta, Westside Convenience Center in Rocky Face and the M.L. King Convenience Center in Dalton.  
 
All locations will be open from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22, including the McGaughey Chapel location that is normally closed on Wednesdays.

All four sites will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

All locations will reopen on Friday, Nov. 24 from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. and resume normal hours.


Dalton Police Department Promotions, New Officer Confirmed By Public Safety Commission

Chattanooga Police Department Increases Impaired-Driving Enforcement During Halloween

PHOTOS: Ketner's Mill Country Arts Fair


Three promotions of veteran Dalton Police Department officers and the hiring of a new member of the agency were all confirmed Tuesday morning by the Public Safety Commission. The promotions were ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for Booze It and Lose It from Oct. 28 –Nov. 3 , surrounding Halloween. Booze It and Lose It is ... (click for more)


Happenings

Dalton Police Department Promotions, New Officer Confirmed By Public Safety Commission

Three promotions of veteran Dalton Police Department officers and the hiring of a new member of the agency were all confirmed Tuesday morning by the Public Safety Commission. The promotions were made to finish filling vacancies left by a line of previous officer promotions and reassignments that began earlier this year with the promotion of new Chief Cliff Cason and the retirement ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Police Department Increases Impaired-Driving Enforcement During Halloween

The Chattanooga Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for Booze It and Lose It from Oct. 28 –Nov. 3 , surrounding Halloween. Booze It and Lose It is a statewide campaign to increase impaired-driving enforcement and reduce fatal crashes. CPD will be deploying increased and deliberate enforcement to remove impaired drivers from our roadways. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

HCSO Corrections Corporal Arrested

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office personnel on Tuesday afternoon arrested HCSO Corrections Corporal Kaquience Williams on the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Corporal Williams was arrested after she was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop. She is presently in the booking process at the Hamilton County Jail and has been placed on ... (click for more)

Downtown Post Office Finally Getting Handicap Ramp

Chattanooga's Downtown Post Office, after some lawsuits and numerous complaints over the years, is finally getting a handicap ramp. Federal Judge Sandy Mattice said the complaints had increased in recent months and the General Services Administration agreed to fund the project at the historic building on Georgia Avenue. The judge said, "It's a beautiful building, but it's ... (click for more)

Opinion

Too Many Questions

First it was about 2,000, then we were told it’s up to 4,000. We have no way of knowing who’s coming or what their purpose is. NBC and CNN assure us they are seeking sanctuary but how can we know? Neither Honduras or our subjective media in America have been honest with us in the past. So, how do we know why that many people are marching across Central America? Then this morning ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: An Answer For Amy

Amy Schumer, whose cousin is Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer, is said to be a very successful comedian and an activist of note. You may remember her most recent appearance was when she was arrested at the U.S. Capitol three weeks ago. She was part of a disgraceful mob who unlawfully protested the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh and the hunch is Amy wanted to get arrested so she ... (click for more)