School Closings and Delays 12/1/2020

TN: TN Schools Athens City Schools: Closed Tue Dayton City School: Delayed 2 hours Etowah City School: Closed Tue Grundy Co Schools: Closed Tue Marion Co Schools: Closed Tue McMinn Co Schools: Closed Tue Meigs Co Schools: Delayed 2 hours…

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…

The Local Look

       The state of Tennessee will receive significant funding soon, from the “Great American Outdoors Act”. That money will help fix trails and roads and visitor centers in Tennessee’s parks.        “Health Magazine” has tips on how to eat a…

Wet Nose Wednesday

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…

The Local Look

     “Donate Life Tennessee” hopes that you will “Be The Gift”, and sign up to be an organ donor this holiday.  3,000 Tennesseeans are waiting for a life-saving transplant.  Online, visit BeTheGiftToday.com and sign up to be an organ donor.…

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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…

The Local Look

 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…

Wet Nose Wednesday!

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…

Veterans Day Specials and Discounts

Many area restaurants will salute veterans and active-duty military personnel with free meals or discounts on Veterans Day. Some promotions may vary by location You'll need to show a military ID to receive the discount. * Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant: Veterans…

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…