Category Archive: Memories

Memories

From barn wood to beauty: An old grocery store and Northshore eyesore is transformed

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (4-23-17) – When Tennessee law firm Davis, Kessler & Davis decided to expand by opening an office in Chattanooga, they considered many things most businesses would consider: location, accessibility, parking and – well – how some old Tennessee barn wood would look on the outside and inside of an old grocery store. Residents …

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Jackson Co., AL resident Irene Christopher celebrates 100th Birthday last Friday

Any birthday is special…but a 100th birthday is definitely a milestone. And that’s true for one Alabama woman who just celebrated her 100th with friends and family in Jackson County. During an interview with Ms. Irene Christopher, as we prepare for her 100th birthday celebration, Ms. Christopher shared stories of her wedding, children, and grandchildren.    …

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Remembering the Whitwell Mine #21 tragedy on 35th anniversary

Today we’ve taken a moment to pause and remember those lost 35 years ago in one of the worst mining accidents in Tennessee when 13 men perished on December 8th, 1981 in the Grundy Mining Company’s (a subsidiary of Tennessee Consolidated Coal) Number 21 Mine in an unincorporated area between Whitwell and Palmer, Tennessee. That …

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Demolition begins on the former Jasper Elementary building (VIDEO)

Demolition has finally begun on the former Jasper Elementary School building located at 720 Betsy Pack Drive — along US-41 in Marion County. Questions of “what to do?” with the building have stuck around for many years, as residents and city leaders looked at the partially-abandoned and very dilapidated building as a very-noticeable eyesore on …

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