Highlands Plan Excursion To Mobile Area In Spring

Thursday, October 11, 2012
The Highlanders at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd., Signal Mountain, are planning an excusion to The Grande Hotel and Resort and Bellingrath Gardens April 8-11, 2013. In addition to the highly-rated hotel and Bellingrath Gardens, other sightseeing events include guided tours of Mobile's historic district and the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay, we will experience magnificent architecture,. beautiful pieces of art,. delicious cuisine, Victorian homes and floral pageantry. For more information including cost or to reserve your room, contact Christie Wildman at
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Men In Ministry Event At Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist On June 24

The public is invited to Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church, 1115 North Moore Road in Chattanooga on June 24 at 10:45 a.m. as they celebrate "Men In Ministry."  The guest speaker will be Dr. Bryan Johnson, Hamilton County School Superintendent. (click for more)

Father's Day Message Offered At Metro Tab Church

The public is invited to worship at Metro Tab Church, 2101 West Shepherd Road in Chattanooga, this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The Father's Day message, preached by Pastor Steve Ball, will be, "I Need a Father." Metro Tab is a multicultural and non-denominational ministry. (click for more)

Former County Mayor, Deputy Governor Claude Ramsey Dies

Former County Mayor and Deputy Governor Claude Ramsey has died after a recent illness. Mr. Ramsey held a number of top government posts after leaving his strawberry farm at Harrison and going into politics. He was a major factor in the development of the Enterprise South Industrial Park and landing Volkswagen as its main tenant. He served in the state legislature and was ... (click for more)

Gerald McCormick Pulls Out Of House Race After Move To Nashville; Greg Martin, Tony Sanders, Robin Smith Eye Post

Former House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick has decided to pull out of the House District 26 race and take a position with an engineering firm in Nashville. Among the top contenders considering the post are County Commissioner Greg Martin, former county Republican Party Chairman Tony Sanders and former state GOP Chairman Robin Smith.  Rep. McCormick's wife, Kim, ... (click for more)

Will Chattanooga Miss Another Reinvestment Opportunity?

In April, First Tennessee Bank and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition announced an agreement on a $3.9 billion reinvestment plan for economic development in low to moderate income communities under the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act. The Chattanooga Times Free Press soon followed with an article reviewing the plan in depth. The plan presented Chattanooga, as well as ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Are We Like Nazis?

Four years after William Styron’s best-seller ‘Sophie’s Choice,’ had achieved the highest height of an atrocity that the literary world had known at the time, a little girl who was birthed the same year as the book (1979) was cast as Meryl Streep’s daughter in the movie. The four-year-old blonde knew nothing about evil, not to mention the Holocaust, but she became enamored with ... (click for more)