Morning Round-up: Zika Virus in Tennessee and Hamilton County Traffic Investigator Honored
Tennessee health officials have confirmed a third case of Zika virus in Tennessee.
Health Department Commissioner John Dreyzehner says all three cases were contracted by people while they were traveling outside the country.
Dreyzehner says Tennesseans can protect themselves and their neighbors by dumping out standing water around their homes and using mosquito repellent.
Hamilton County Traffic Investigator, Jeff Gadd will be honored today by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and Scenic Chattanooga Optimist Club.
Investigator Gadd is this year’s recipient of the “Respect for Law Officer of the Year Award” for his bravery exhibited during the July 16th shootings.
He carried Chattanooga Police Officer, Dennis Pedigo, to safety after he had been injured in the ensuing gunfight at the Naval/Marine Operations Center on Amnicola Highway.
Its National Bike to Work Day, and Chattanooga plays host to several events throughout the day.
Green Trips, Bike Chattanooga and bicycle clubs will host a breakfast at the Waterhouse Pavilion at Miller Plaza.
There’s another chance to get on the bike and chat with Mayor Andy Berke over lunch.
“Bike to Burgers with Berke” starts at noon at Miller Park.
And the day ends with “Bikers Meet Bikers” at Nightfall at Miller Plaza.