PHOTOS: Family And Friends Night At Riverbend

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

It was Family And Friends Night At the Riverbend Festival

Voices’ Video Goes Viral

Lee University’s elite A Cappella group Voices of Lee posted video of a recording of Bethel Music’s “No Longer Slaves,” written by Jonathan David and Melissa Helser and arranged by Voices member Kadison Beaver, to its Facebook page. The video has since been viewed over 6 million times.  The video was posted on Voices’ Facebook page on Sunday, May 14, and within 24 hours ... (click for more)

The Snow Hill Bluegrass Jamboree Celebrates 154 Shows

The Snow Hill Bluegrass Jamboree is celebrating 14 years and 154 shows.  Sponsored by the Highway 58 Fire Department, a special show will be presented on Saturday, June 3, at the fire department training center, 9100 Snow Hill Road in Ooltewah.   Food will be available at 5 p.m.  Door prizes will be given away.  Normally, six or seven bands perform at the ... (click for more)

Bryan Johnson, Timothy Gadson, Stuart Greenberg, Wayne Johnson, Kirk Kelly Are Superintendent Finalists

Bryan Johnson of Clarksville, Tn., was the top vote-getter on the opening round of balloting for Hamilton County school superintendent. The chief academic officer for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System was on the ballot of all nine school board members at a special meeting on Thursday afternoon. Others who made the cut were Timothy Gadson, a Minnesota educator; ... (click for more)

Man Shot In Home Invasion Early Wednesday Morning

A man was shot in a home invasion early Wednesday morning.   Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot on the 6000 block of Arlena Circle at 4:40 a.m. Upon arrival, police located the victim, Edward Greatheart, 41,  who was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.   Mr. Greatheart was treated on the scene and transported to a local hospital ... (click for more)

Life For Our Ancestors In 1890

May 26-27 is the 1890’s Day Jamboree in Ringgold. I encourage any reader to attend and enjoy that wonderful community. I love having grown up in Northwest Georgia and celebrating our veterans, including both of my grandfathers who served in WWII.  But I also want to describe how the 1890’s were for my ancestors, living here in a singularly turbulent time. Based on, among ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Governor Haslam, Please!

AN OPEN LETTER TO GOV. BILL HASLAM … Greetings to you, my friend. You know with one more year on the course we have sailed during your two terms as the leader of our state you will go down as one of the greatest governors we have ever had. It stands to reason you eye Lamar Alexander’s Senate seat, but whatever you do it will be hard to replicate your service to Tennessee and ... (click for more)