Entertainment
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 06:00 PM
    The Chattanooga Zoo has made a few updates to its policies and are taking steps to resume offering zoo rides and experiences. It is still taking precautions and following the guidance of the Office of the Governor and the Hamilton County Health Department. The Zoo Choo train is back to chugging along with train rides available Wednesday - Sunday with weather permitting. The cost is $2 per member or $4 per non-member.  Guests now have the chance to give the giraffe a tasty treat. Giraffe feedings are now offered Friday - Sunday starting at 11 a.m.. Tickets go on sale ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:25 PM
    Tennessee Aquarium and Other Downtown Attractions Expanding Hours for July 4th Weekend
    Chattanooga, TN. (Press Release) – While many community Fourth of July events have fizzled out this year, those who’d like to celebrate America’s birthday in downtown Chattanooga will have more time to enjoy attractions that offer safe, relaxing fun for the whole family.The Tennessee Aquarium, Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, and the Chattanooga River Market have announced expanded hours of operations for the Fourth of July weekend.Thanks to safety modifications outlined in the Aquarium’s phased reopening plan, visitors can focus on relaxing and reconnecting with nature as they explore the River Journey and Ocean Journey buildings. ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:56 AM
    While many community Fourth of July events have fizzled out this year, those who’d like to celebrate America’s birthday in downtown Chattanooga will have more time to enjoy attractions that offer safe, relaxing fun for the whole family, said officials. The Tennessee Aquarium, Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, and the Chattanooga River Market have announced expanded hours of operations for the Fourth of July weekend. Thanks to safety modifications outlined in the Aquarium’s phased reopening plan, visitors can focus on relaxing and reconnecting with nature as they explore the River Journey and Ocean Journey buildings. Visitors ...
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:01 PM
    In spite of the uncertainty 2020 brought at its start, local plant nursery Bees on a Bicycle celebrated its third anniversary by earning green|light’s sustainability certification. A small but mighty oasis in the center of Chattanooga’s Southside, Bees offers a wide range of native Tennessee plants and seasonal indoor and outdoor options. Owner and plant aficionado Cath Shaw Truelove can often be found hosting workshops or guiding her guests on how to make sustainable gardening choices. (Many of these can also be found as how-to video resources on the shop’s social media channels.) For her business green|light certification, Ms. Truelove ...
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:56 AM
    In spite of the uncertainty 2020 brought at its start, local plant nursery Bees on a Bicycle celebrated its third anniversary by earning green|light’s sustainability certification. A small but mighty oasis in the center of Chattanooga’s Southside, Bees offers a wide range of native Tennessee plants and seasonal indoor and outdoor options. Owner and plant aficionado Cath Shaw Truelove can often be found hosting workshops or guiding her guests on how to make sustainable gardening choices. (Many of these can also be found as how-to video resources on the shop’s social media channels.) For her business green|light certification, Ms. Truelove ...
  • Monday, June 22, 2020 10:55 PM
    GHSA Voting on Shot Clock Proposal For High School Basketball Games
    The GHSA plans to vote Tuesday on whether to add a 30 second shot clock to Georgia high school basketball games. How do schools feel about going on the clock? We caught up with a trio of area coaches for their opinions on the proposal.Reporter:”Have you ever played in some holiday tournament that you have taken a team to over the years that have somehow used a shot clock?”Said Ringgold girls basketball coach Margaret Stockburger:”Never.”Of course that could change if the GHSA votes to install the shot clock.They plan to do it in three steps.Next season just for holiday tournaments.The ...
  • Monday, June 22, 2020 10:02 PM
    Tennessee Aquarium nominated in best aquarium online contest
    The Tennessee Aquarium has been nominated as one of the top 10 best aquariums in the country.It’s part of a U-S-A Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice awards.Aquariums in Gatlinburg and Atlanta are also included on the list.A panel of tourism and zoological experts came up with the list of finalists for, quote, “their high-quality exhibits and visitor interactions.”People can vote for their favorite aquarium online once a day until July 6th.The winner will be announced July 17th.Here is where you go to vote.[1]  References^ Here is where you go to vote. (www.10best.com)
  • Monday, June 22, 2020 11:37 AM
    USA Today Nominates The Tennessee Aquarium As One Of America's 10 Best Aquariums - Chattanooga Pulse
    Tennessee Aquarium nominated in USA Today poll as one of America’s 10 best aquariumsHaving just emerged from a voluntary closure of nearly 100 days, the Tennessee Aquarium received the welcome news that it has been nominated as one of the nation’s best aquariums in USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice awards.The 20 facilities named as finalists in the annual awards were selected by a panel of zoological and tourism experts for being “the best in North America for their high-quality exhibits and visitor interactions.”The winning facility will be determined by popular vote via an online campaign ending at 11:59 a.m. ...
  • Monday, June 15, 2020 03:30 PM
    Janice Shipley McAfee, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, June 13, 2020.   A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Janice was the daughter of Fletcher and Antoinette Shipley. She attended Bright School, Girls Preparatory School, and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in English education. While at UTC, Janice was a winner of the French I and II awards; and a member of the Alpha Society, the Kappa Delta Theta Honor Society, Pi Delta Phi French Honor Society, and Lambda Iota Tau honor society. She also served as president of ...
  • Monday, June 15, 2020 10:38 AM
    Tilda Caldwell Wall, 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Hospice of Chattanooga. She was born on Jan. 27, 1929, to the late Hollis M. and Tillie (Ragon) Caldwell. She was one of six children. She grew up on Lookout Mountain and lived most of her life in the Chattanooga area, with brief stops in New Jersey and North Carolina. On July 23, 1950 she married Junius French Wall in Chattanooga and he predeceased her on February 25, 1987. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brothers John Caldwell, Frank Caldwell and Key Caldwell, ...