Finally, PK Management, which owns the currently uninhabitable Patten Towers, dusted off the corporate checkbook last week and wrote five checks to local aid agencies that have been caring for displaced towers residents after the May 28 basement fire.
A 10-year-old child has been fighting for her life.
Last Sunday, I wrote about free speech. This past week, the issue of free speech remained the buzzing conversation in our area.
We like beer, but we're no Homer Simpson.
“Confederate troops often passed through Chattanooga on their way to Virginia, and the girls were fond of going to see them at the railroad station."
The last time Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson was arrested, the 28-year-old mother was handcuffed and carried off the ground by police — one held her arms, the other her legs — out of a Nashville legislative committee room, where she and six others had come to do all they could to block passage of laws that would weaken labor unions in Tennessee.
In the wake of revelations that the IRS was used as a thuggish enforcement arm of the Obama campaign come further allegations of snooping by the NSA. Suddenly we all feel we have a creepy stalker.
Do not bomb Syria. Do not send weapons to Syria. Do not interfere with Syria.
Bustani. It's the Swahili word for garden.
Last week, average citizens offered their accounts of harassment by the government based solely on their beliefs.
On the surface, defending free speech seems noble and necessary. But when you get down to it, it's a task that can be distasteful, no matter how strongly you believe in it.
Before the basement fire that scattered them across the city, folks at Patten Towers did a lot of sitting. An awful, awful lot of sitting.
“Alta Vista” sits perched on the side of Lookout Mountain, its white form a Chattanooga landmark easily seen as you look southwest from the city against the green backdrop of the mountain. The original home was built in 1856 by industrialist Robert Cravens.
For stealing the time, personnel and already-thin budgets of our area's most important aid agencies, the owners of Patten Towers ought to be charged with theft.
DUBLIN — During a trip to Ireland, one thing stood out to me, which explains most of Europe's high unemployment and slow economic growth: a lack of entrepreneurial spirit.
“Hey, don’t look at me — I’m just the president!”