"One Month To Live" Kick-Off Study Offered At Signal Mountain Baptist

Friday, January 25, 2013

A kick-off gathering will begin at 5 p.m. on Sunday, at Signal Mountain Baptist Church, 939 Ridgeway Ave., for a church-wide small group study of the book, "One Month to Live." Soup and sandwiches will be provided. Individual small groups will meet once a week in February on various days and times so there will be an opportunity that will work for everyone. A closing joint group meeting will be Sunday, March 3, at 5 p.m. with pizza and salad. Youth and children's small groups will meet and a nursery will be provided at 5 p.m. each Sunday duing the six-week emphasis. Reservations are not needed Sunday, but a telephone call at 886-1244 would help plan.

Dr. Steven Wright will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service on "Can I Have a Little Salt With That Light?" with text from Matthew 5:13-16. Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m.


Family Promise Night With Lookouts Is This Sunday

St. Timothy's is supporting Family Promise Night with the Chattanooga Lookouts this Sunday at 6:15 p.m. The Lookouts have partnered with Family Promise (formerly IHN) to host an evening at the ballpark as the Lookouts take on the Tennessee Smokies. Proceeds from ticket sales fund the transition of families in need to jobs, housing, supportive services and a return to self-sufficiency.  ... (click for more)

Mount Paran Missionary Baptist Church Holds Women Day Celebration

The Mount Paran Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1319 Moss Drive, will hold its annual Women Day Celebration on Sunday, September 14, during the 11 a.m. service.  The speaker will be Minister Janice Smith, Mt. Canaan Baptist Church.  The theme will be "Like A Tree:  Christian Women Standing Firmly and Unmovable in the Lord".  Please come our and celebrate ... (click for more)

General Motors To Invest $185 Million In Engine Plant, Build New Cadillac SRX In Spring Hill

General Motors will invest $185 million to make small gas engines at its Spring Hill manufacturing complex, officials said Wednesday.  GM also identified the next-generation Cadillac SRX as a future mid-size vehicle to be produced at Spring Hill. “We want to congratulate GM on this important investment in its future in Spring Hill and Middle Tennessee,” Governor Bill Haslam ... (click for more)

Concurrent Grand Jury Says Mental Health Court Is On The Way

Members of the Concurrent Grand Jury said in a final report they have been advised that a Mental Health Court is on the way. The report says: "We were pleased to hear from some of our Judges that a mental health court is in the works. As stated in past reports, the need to have such a court is very clear. "We feel it would serve to break the cycle of arrest to those who are ... (click for more)

Vote No On Health Insurance Changes Affecting County Teachers

Our Hamilton County School Board will vote on insurance changes effecting both active employees and retirees, who are not on Medicare at this time.  HCEA strongly objects to changes being made at this time and urges a “No” vote.  Insurance had been frozen three years by negotiations.  Since the Educators Professional Negotiations Act was nullified by the 2011 Legislature, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Al Sharpton’s Wise Remarks

I’ll admit I paid little more than scant attention to the Monday funeral of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by police bullets in Ferguson, Mo., after he allegedly was involved in strong-armed robbery. There are too many tawdry details and, in my way of thinking, there is nothing under God’s sun, absolutely nothing, that gives others the right to riot, burn ... (click for more)