Author: Kim Carson

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The “word of the year” for 2020 is... “pandemic”. Both Dictionary.Com and the Merriam/Webster Dictionary say that the word “pandemic” has come to be known in ALL languages. And it is the word that has had the most impact on…

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Chester 24769 Chester is one of the sweetest, most lovable cats ever! He's 5 years old with big, green eyes and lots of fluffy fur. He also has fat cheeks that you will want to squeeze. This guy loves to…

13 Ways to Make your Virtual Party Festive

This year has been downright odd and in addition to pretty much every other occasion in 2020, your holiday parties will not only be holly and jolly but also virtual. As we head into the colder months, COVID-19 cases are rising and…

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Apollo 24499 Apollo is a 9-month-old Pit mix with a shy but sweet personality. When you first meet him, he will probably be a little timid. Once he spends a little time with you, he will loosen up and give…

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The deadlines for shipping gifts this Christmas are: the post office says mail them by December 18th; Fed-Ex and UPS have set December 15th as their deadline for regular ground shipping. Of course you can always pay extra for express…

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 A Look At Local & More /   Nov. 17th TFN  The Collegedale Court Office is closed until November 30th due to Covid;  The Dalton Municipal Court is closed until December 2nd for the same reason; The Catoosa County Senior…

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Famon 23041 Famon is a super sweet boy who has HUGE purrrr! He's a gorgeous orange tabby and is about 3 years old. While Famon may not be the kind of guy to run up to you when you walk…

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James and Kim's Weekend Bright Spots

Take a Hike to Benton Falls The Benton Falls Trail is an easy 1.5 mile (each way) hike to the 65 foot high waterfall. From Highway 64 - turn on to NFSR 77 (sign says  Chilhowee Recreation Area) and drive 7.2…

Help a Local Fireman's Family

The Chattanooga Fire Department and other local public safety agencies are doing what they can to help a fellow first responder and his family. Battalion Chief David Thompson Jr.’s daughter, Makayla, 22, has special needs. Her family is attempting to buy…

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Sat., Nov. 7, the Hamilton County Health Department will offer a free flu vaccine clinic at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church. The clinic will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be free for Hamilton County adults ages…

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Mags A-6592 Mags is one super-cute Pit mix. She's about 5 years old, but you wouldn't know it judging from how playful and bouncy she is. When Mags gets to be with her favorite people or do her favorite things,…

Stress Eat on Election Day

Election Day may be a stressful or emotional time for many, and a bunch of fast-food chains are stepping up with free comfort food to help you cope. Are these deals little more than gimmicks to get you in the…

The Local Look November 3rd

After Tennessee Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins granted statewide approval for designated COVID-19 voter sites last week, Hamilton County Election Administrator Scott Allen said that voters who have tested positive or are experiencing symptoms should call the election office in…

James and Kim's Weekend Bright Spots

The Chattanooga Ballet will stage socially distanced, outdoor concerts on Saturday, October 24th and Sunday, October 25th at 5pm in White Oak Park, 798 Ben Miller Parkway, Red Bank, TN 37415. Ballet in the Park will be FREE but with…

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The “Grateful Gobbler Walk” will be virtual this year, still on Thanksgiving morning at 8. But this year you can walk around your living room or your neighborhood! Raise money for the McClellan Shelter For Families & The Homeless, by…

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Here’s another way to help a local Breast Cancer non-profit raise some money. This Saturday the 24th, starting at 12noon, take part in a fun Darts & Pool tournament, at the VFW on Lee Highway. It’s kid-friendly, $10 entry fee…

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Elsa 41725379 Elsa is one beautiful girl with white fur and pale-yellow eyes. She looks like she belongs in the movie Frozen. Elsa is friendly with people, though she can be very shy at first meetings. Sometimes when she gets…

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Our average body temperature used to be 98.6, but the Library Of Medicine says “normal” can now be a little higher or a little lower. So there’s no need to worry, as we all take our temperatures more often during…

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A Look At Local & More 10/17/2020 Free FLU Shots this Monday (the 19th) and Tuesday (the 20th) at the Alstom Plant, from 1:30 until 5pm.. For Hamilton County residents only, and over 18 only; please put on your mask…

James and Kim's Weekend Bright Spots

Boo In The Zoo The Chattanooga Zoo’s Boo in the Zoo event will feature timed ticket entries for safety, a costume contest, scavenger hunt, candy stations, and more. ,Oct. 16 + Sat., Oct. 17 4-8 p.m. 301 N Holtzclaw Ave.…

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Dayton, Tennessee’s Cody Buell will be on the reality TV show “The Amazing Race”, and he says he didn’t even audition. Producers saw on his Instagram account that he is an expert at catching catfish by hand (it’s called “noodling”)…

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Dayton, Tennessee’s Cody Buell will be on the reality TV show “The Amazing Race”, and he says he didn’t even audition. Producers saw on his Instagram account that he is an expert at catching catfish by hand (it’s called “noodling”)…

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Ice Man 45361962 Ice Man is one of our sweet seniors. He's a 10-year-old Pit mix all the way from Louisiana. Ice Man is just about as cool and chill as his name implies. Whether he's going for walks, getting…