Men's Breakfast At White Oak Baptist Church

Thursday, October 11, 2012

A men's devotional and breakfast at White Oak Baptist Church, 310 Memorial Drive, will be Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 a.m. at Karl's in Hixson. Dr. Keith McLeod will be the speaker.

Dr.Tony Wilson will speak at the 10:45 a.m. worship service Sunday, on "Church," with text from Acts 9:31. His topic at 6 p.m. will be "Sitting Before the Lord," with I Chronicles 17:16-27 as text. Sunday school is at 9:30.

Cardinal Justin Rigali To Address Local Gathering Of Lutherans And Roman Catholics

The four area congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will hold a joint service On Oct. 31, at 7 p.m., commemorating the 497 th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and also celebrating the significant work toward reconciliation accomplished in recent years by the ongoing Lutheran – Roman Catholic Dialogue. The special guest speaker for the evening ... (click for more)

St. Timothy's Holds Blessing Of The Animals Service

St. Timothy's will hold a blessing of the animals service on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 4 p.m. Please share your blessings by bringing an unopened bag or cans of pet food to be donated to the local shelter. (click for more)

Erlanger Finishes Fiscal Year With $18 Million Profit

After a major loss the year before, Erlanger Health System finished the fiscal year with an $18 million profit, officials announced Monday night. It was well ahead of the $2 million gain that Erlanger had budgeted for, and far better than last year's $8 million loss. The profit was boosted by a first-time $19,587,000 from a Public Hospital Supplemental payment and essential ... (click for more)

Chancellor Rules That IDB Must Reimburse Attorney Fees, Other Legal Costs For Helen Burns Sharp On TIF Lawsuit

Chancellor Pam Fleenor has ruled that Helen Burns Sharp, who sued over the validity of a $9 million Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for a planned major development on Aetna Mountain, should be reimbursed her discretionary costs as well as her attorney fees. Ms. Sharp said in a recent court filing that her legal bills to attorney John Konvalinka were $74,427 at the time. The ... (click for more)

ChattaData Is A Real Advance For The City

This past Tuesday, the city of Chattanooga's new performance management tool called ChattaData was unveiled. As the chairman of the City Council’s Budget & Finance Committee, I am excited to witness the city putting this important information online in a way that is accessible and transparent to all taxpayers. This approach shines light on how we as a city prioritize our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Apollos Hester’s Way

East View High was trailing at halftime by a pair of touchdowns in last Friday night’s game against unbeaten Vandegrift. But the players at the Georgetown, Texas, school each have a sticker on the back of their helmets that says “TPW” which is a constant reminder that “Tough People Win.” Then there is “attitude” and that is where running back Apollos Hester steps in. In what ... (click for more)