🌱 Short-Term Rental Moratorium Proposed + Scholarships Available

Morning, people of Chattanooga! Kayla Harrison here with the Wednesday copy of the Chattanooga Daily.

First, today’s weather:

Breezy in the afternoon. High: 80 Low: 60.

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Here are the top three stories in Chattanooga today:

  1. A proposed rule would allow the Chattanooga City Council to place a moratorium on short-term vacation rental applications. If the proposal passes, the moratorium would be in place until January 2023 in order to give the city council time to make new regulations based on residents’ concerns about short-term vacation rentals. (My Fox Chattanooga)
  2. The Chattanooga Hamilton County Retired Teachers Association will be awarding multiple scholarships in June. A total of $12,000 in scholarship funds will be available. The scholarships will be awarded to qualified candidates who want to become teachers. (The Chattanoogans)
  3. The Tennessee Aquarium is hosting an event on Apr. 30 to celebrate its 30th anniversary. The all-day celebration will include a number of activities, including musical performances and the Chattanooga River Market. The event will end with a firework show at 9:00 pm (The Chattanoogan)

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Today in Chattanooga:

  • Procurement EXPO At TSBDC Chattanooga (10:00 AM)
  • RISE 2022 – Partnership for Families, Children And Adults At The Chattanoogan Hotel(11:30 AM)

From my notebook:

  • The YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga is looking forward to Healthy Kids Day, as well as safety around water week. Registration for summer camps at the YMCA is also now open. (WTVC)
  • Athena Esoterix’s new laboratory and office space has opened at the Riverfront Medical Center. In addition to walk-up COVID testing, the lab also has the ability to process tests for the flu, 280 respiratory pathogens, and many other panels. (The Chattanoogans)
  • Are you in the market for a new home? A number of new homes at different price points have been listed in Chattanooga this week. (Chattanooga Patch)

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kayla harrison

About me: Kayla Harrison is a Writing Arts professor, as well as a freelance writer for content creation agency Lightning Media Partners. In her free time, you can find her listening to podcasts, writing poetry, and visiting local coffee shops.

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