The 1894 Dentzel carousel is a central feature in Coolidge Park. The antique carousel was restored by local master wood carver Bud Ellis and a devoted team of craftspeople and volunteers at his studio “Horsing Around” located near Chattanooga.The carousel provides a delightful old-fashioned experience with 52 whimsical hand carved animals, a calliope band organ, and ornate gold leaf benches.
This years Stroll Through History, hosted by Forest Hills Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on April 25, 2009, will include a re-enactment of the life and words of Nellie Kenyon, ace reporter for the Chattanooga News and Nashville Tennessean from the 1920s to the 1970s. Twenty-three other volunteers will join Nellie in “raising the dead” at this year’s event that spotlights some fascinating histories of famous Chattanoogans. The event is free and open from Noon to 4 PM EST.
Come run with us at the 2016 Chattanooga Marathon! For more information and to sign up: http://www.fastbreakathletics.com/chattanooga-marathon
The Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, will highlight the unique qualities that define our community as the best outdoor destination! From the Tennessee River, to the base of Lookout Mountain, through our distinct Downtown, you will experience an innovative course never run in Chattanooga’s history!
Hunter Museum located in the beautiful bluff view district, At downtown Chattanooga, TN, This took place October Friday 7th 2011, this is not the music that played at the event.
This was produced for the Chattanooga History Center Over 2 years ago.
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History Hike thru Moccasin Bend (US National Park Service) at Chattanooga, TN. Historian Jim Ogden covered the areas importance in both the Trail of Tears and the Civil War.
Hutcheson Medical Center hopes to fire all of its ER doctors and hire new ones.
The emergency department is staffed with employees from an outside business, called EmCare.
Hospital administrators want to replace that company with another one called Apollo later this week.
EmCare is asking a judge to delay the plan for another 90 days.
A jury has awarded a total of million dollars in damages to the developers of Canyon Ridge.
It’s thought to be the largest jury award in Hamilton County history.
A lawsuit alleged that a firm worked to build a competing hotel using the same land and funding promised to Canyon Ridge.
That effectively tanked both projects.
The verdict comes after more than six weeks of testimony, making it the longest civil trial in county history.
WRCB is under fire for rejecting a television ad featuring a gay veteran.
A group called Freedom to Marry planned to purchase the ad as the Supreme Court nears a decision on the issue.
The group says there have been no similar problems in other cities across the country.
And Chattanooga station affiliates for ABC, CBS and Fox are airing it.
WRCB says it’s not airing commercials on either side of the debate.
A paper manufacturer is investing 0 million dollars to expand its McMinn County.plant.
Resolute Forest Products is expanding its mill in Calhoun to create toilet paper and paper towels.
The project will create more than 100 jobs.
Construction will start this month. It should be complete by early 2017.
An Ooltewah man is charged with child abuse for the second time in three months.
A14-year-old boy told police that Christopher Brock repeatedly hit him and beat his head against the floor.
The boy escaped through a bathroom window and called police.
In February, a boy told investigators Brock spanked him so severely that he was bruised. It’s unclear whether it was the same child.
First Tennessee bank is paying more than 0 million dollars in fines.
The bank is resolving allegations that it violated federal law with its mortgage-backed securities.
Federal officials say First Tennessee caused the Federal Housing Administration to pay claims on loans that the bank never should have insured in the first place.
Hamilton County Schools employees and teachers will get a 2 percent raise under a new budget approved by the school board.
The budget now goes to the county commission for final approval.
McMinn County is building a new 911 dispatch center.
The bunker will include more space, more dispatchers, and it’s partially underground.
Officials say it will be able to withstand the winds of F-4 and F-5 tornadoes.
It will be built beside the current dispatch center. Officials hope to start work by the end of the month.
Finally, The top local athletes and coaches were honored at the annual Best of Preps banquet.
Hal Lamb of Calhoun has been named coach of the year.
Alex Trotter from McCallie won male athlete of the year.
And McKenzie Ethridge of Signal Mountain is female athlete of the year.
March 18, 1973
from Sun Valley Serenade film