James Howard and Kim Carson

Six Things To Look Forward to in October

.  Halloween candy.  A new report found spending is way up compared to last year.  And you won't have as many trick-or-treaters.  So a lot of that candy is up for grabs. 2.  Lots of sports:  The NFL season continues. …

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Delaney 45170914 Isn't Delaney just an adorable, fluffy girl? Don't you just want to take her home today and love her? Delaney would love to find her forever family and get out of the shelter. She's still a young gal,…

Bright Spots

Have you ever been to the Sculpture Fields at Montague ? We encourage you to take the family. It’s a 33 acre public park populated with sculptures from all over the world.  Located on Chattanooga’s Southside, it is also the largest…

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  Silas 45361984 Silas is a handsome male German Shepherd who came to us all the way from New Orleans. Silas is just a little over two years old. He's such a sweet boy that he's a volunteer favorite here…

Enjoy your weekend!

       (As of Wed. Sept. 30th at 12noon)   The Tennessee Titans/Pittsburgh Steelers game that was going to be played this Sunday, October 4th,  has been postponed, due to a high number of positive Covid-19 results at the Titans camp. The…

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Wet Nose Wednesday     Karen 45223033 Don't worry, this Karen is not like the ones you see in the news these days. This Karen is super sweet and loving. She doesn't want any drama, just lots of cuddles and…

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Wet Nose Wednesday with James and Kim       Julia 44333442 This gorgeous Torbie is Julia, and she would love to be the newest addition to your family! Julia is just about a year old. Having a cat that…

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        Chubbs 44250196 Looking for a sweet kitty to add to your family? You’ve come to the right place! We would like to introduce you to Chubbs, a 1-year-old grey tabby who is ready and waiting for…

The Treasure has been found!

A Treasure Chest Worth $1 Million Has Been Found in the Rocky Mountains   Ten years ago, an art dealer and author named Forrest Fenn put at least $1 million worth of gold, jewelry, and other valuable items in a treasure chest…

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Wet Nose Wednesday     Casper 44277659 Say hello to Casper, our friendly . . . dog! Casper is an Australian Cattle Dog mix and is about 2 years old. Casper is a friendly boy, though sometimes he’s a bit…

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Wet Nose Wednesday     Miller 44221950 Meet Miller! He’s a 10-month-old Shepherd/Retriever mix with a big personality. Miller is spunky. He loves to get out and play, play, play! He enjoys a good game of fetch and he likes…

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    Louie 44206176 Louie is a big, goofy sweetheart. Since he’s a Lab mix and only a year old, he is playful and has lots of energy. Louie loves to get out of his kennel to go for runs,…

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Wet Nose Wednesday     Dreamboat 44103162 Dreamboat lives up to his name. He is a dreamboat of a cat. Not only is he a handsome boy, he’s also quite charming. When you meet him, he’ll seem shy so just…

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Wet Nose Wednesday     Nova 44193347 Nova is a mild-mannered, loving girl. She’s probably around 3 years old and is a Shepherd mix. You may recognize her from our Facebook Live story time post yesterday (if not, you should…

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Wet Nose Wednesday     Dolly 43494926 If you love hound dogs and love seniors, we have the perfect pet for you. This gorgeous gal is Dolly, and she is an 11-year-old Treeing Walker Coonhound. Dolly likes going for walks…

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Wet Nose Wednesday       Carl 43995385 Big, goofy, wiggly, playful, happy . . . those are just some of the words that describes Carl. Carl is a 4-year-old Hound/Terrier mix, or that’s our best guess anyway. He is…

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Wet Nose Wednesday     Hercules 43526055 Hercules is one of our sweet seniors looking for a forever home. He’s about 9 years old and is a Retriever/Pit Bull Terrier mix. Hercules enjoys meeting and making friends with people. He…

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Wet Nose Wednesday      Jethro 43833992 This handsome boy is Jethro. He’s about one year old and is probably a Cattle Dog/Pit Bull mix. Jethro is full of energy. He loves going for long walks and going out to…

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Wet Nose Wednesday     Goat 43976510 Goat may seem like a strange name, but when you think that GOAT stands for “Greatest of All Time” it isn’t quite so strange. This sweet 6-year-old Pit mix lives up to her…

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Wet Nose Wednesday       Lilo 43810933 This pretty lab mix with the big smile is Lilo. Lilo is one super sweet girl. She just absolutely adores people. Whenever someone goes to visit her kennel, she lights right up!…

Links and Resources

Links and Resources       Many of us are out of work and all area children are out of school, so we put together some resources to help you get through this tough time. All of these resources are…

Keeping your kids engaged

It’s going to be a tough two weeks fighting off COVID-19 and having the kids at home. You thought fighting a pandemic was hard, keeping your kids entertained and learning might be even harder. We wanted to easy that burden…

School and Business Closures

Athens City Schools: Closed Through Friday Bledsoe Co. Schools: Closed Through Friday; Closed March 16 - 20 Bradley County Schools: Closed Through Friday Cumberland Co. Schools: Closed March 16-19 Dade Co. Schools: Closed Today; Dade County Schools will be closed March 16-27. Dalton Public Schools: Closed…

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Wet Nose Wednesday     Kristi 42125637 Today we want to feature a dog who is special to many of our staff and volunteers. This1.5-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix is Kristi, and she just can’t wait to find her forever…