Second Life’s Redman To Be Keynote Speaker At Hamilton County NAACP’s Jubilee Day

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Second Life of Chattanooga’s Managing Senior Partner Jerry Redman will give the keynote speech at the Hamilton County NAACP’s Jubilee Day on Jan. 1, at 11 a.m. at Hamlet Chapel CME Church on 2510 Cowart St. The event will commemorate the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation. 

“It is an honor to participate in Jubilee Day,” said Mr. Redman. “This is a time of celebration, but there is still much work to be done.” 

“Foundational to civil and human rights is a belief in human dignity,” said Mr. Redman. “Every person deserves the rights and freedoms worthy of that dignity. None of us can experience full humanity unless all of us experience it.”

Second Life of Chattanooga is a non-profit organization dedicated to ending human trafficking in the greater Chattanooga area. Through partnerships with other community organizations, Second Life works to champion hope and justice for the 300,000 children at risk for sexual exploitation and slavery in the United States annually.  

Second Life of Chattanooga facilitates partnerships between law enforcement agencies, trafficking awareness and recovery organizations, and other community organizations. Second Life coordinates awareness, rescue, and criminal prosecution efforts at local, regional, and national governmental levels. 

For more information and involvement opportunities with Second Life of Chattanooga, visit www.secondlifechattanooga.org.  For more information, contact The Alderman Group at 650-6510



David Carroll Speaks At Rotary Club Of Chattanooga Hamilton Place

The speaker at the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place  this week was David Carroll, who co-anchors Channel 3 Eyewitness News Live at 5 and Channel 3 Eyewitness News at 6.   Mr. Carroll is the author of " Volunteer Bama Dawg " a collection of his humorous newspaper columns, and " Chattanooga Radio and Television " a history of broadcasting in ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon Closures Announced

The Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon takes place  this Sunday . As part of a new course, cyclists will be using the center turn lane and left lanes each direction of Amnicola Highway .   Vehicles will have one lane in each direction for travel, and  Chattanooga Police Department will be at all major intersections to assist with directing traffic.   ... (click for more)

Charles Arthur Kyle, 29, Shot Early Sunday Morning

Charles Arthur Kyle, 29, was shot early Sunday morning.   Chattanooga Police responded at 1:30 a.m. to a person who had been shot. The victim was transported to a local hospital via a personally-owned vehicle. He was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.   Kyle advised that he was in a physical altercation with another person when he was shot. ... (click for more)

Wilkins Found With 2 Stolen Vehicles After Homeowner Catches Him In Break-In

Authorities said Jesse Lee Wilkins was found with two stolen vehicles after a resident on Thursday caught him stealing items from his residence on Cave Lane. Wilkins, 29, of 2906 E. 43rd St., was charged with aggravated burglary and two counts of theft over $1,000. When deputies arrived on a burglary call, they found Wilkins and the resident standing in the driveway. He said ... (click for more)

Exempt Volunteer Fire Departments From Procurement Policies - And Response (2)

The Hamilton County Commission just grouped a bunch of departments together in an attempt to reign in the CVB. I haven't spoken to any commissioners, but I truly believe it was unknowingly. By mandating that all non profits that receive 25 percent of their revenue follow county procurement policies, they might as well have padlocked all local volunteer fire departments. We expect ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Ghost & The Eclipse

So you don’t believe in ghosts, haints or spirits? And you don’t believe that smack in the middle of this August, it is going to be nighttime in the middle of the day? Then put on your seatbelt and sit next to me … First, the ghost. The 6 th Congressional District in the State of Georgia is in the northern part of Atlanta’s suburbs. It includes Roswell, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody ... (click for more)