Newsboys To Headline Faith & Family Night

Hometown Stars Voices of Lee Also To Appear This Year!

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Newsboys To Appear At Riverbend 2013
Newsboys To Appear At Riverbend 2013
The Newsboys will dazzle fans during Faith and Family Night of Riverbend 2013. The award-winning and chart topping band recently announced an extension on their popular "God's Not Dead Tour." They plan to play 30 some odd dates through this spring. The tour kicks off February 15.
 
The sellout tour has been touted as one of the most in-demand nights of worship, praise and celebration.  Newsboys are know for hits such as "God's Not Dead," "Born Again," and their latest chart-topping hit,"Your Love Never Fails," which has been No. 1 for six weeks in a row at Hot AC radio.

Newsboys will hit the Coke Stage at 9:30 PM, Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

Fresh off the heels of singing in Washington, DC at the 57th Presidential Inauguration, The Voices of Lee will grace the Bud Light Stage at 7:45 PM on Tuesday, June 11th.  

Voices of Lee is a 16 member a cappella ensemble from Lee University in Cleveland, TN. Under the direction of Danny Murray, Voices of Lee performs at a variety of venues boasting excellence in harmony, spirit, and performance.  

Since their debut in September '94, their intense musical focus has captivated audiences worldwide. The group is characterized by a unique variety of lush vocal harmonies, high-energy patriotic numbers, fun-filled audience participation, and heart-felt gospel favorites.



Comedy For Conservation - Fundraiser For Reflection Riding Arboretum And Nature Center To Be Held Thursday

The fundraiser "Comedy for Conservation" will be held at the new location of the Comedy Catch at the Choo Choo, on Thursday. The evening will include a silent auction that will begin at 6 p.m., with the comedy performance starting at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from the silent auction and all ticket sales will benefit Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center. Featured celebrities ... (click for more)

Rescued House Cats Perform Acrobats In Chattanooga April 28-30

The Amazing Acro-cats, a troupe of real house cats, will be performing at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre April 28-30. Shows are Friday, April 28, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 29, at 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 30, at 1 p.m.  Samantha Martin, animal trainer, has rescued her own cats and also found homes for over 190 cats and kittens. Reaching out to shelters in need and accepting ... (click for more)

Boyd Says He Is Not On Witch Hunt Against CVB, But Intends To Seek Full Audit Of Agency; Graham Backs Visitors Bureau 100%

County Commission Finance Chairman Tim Boyd has told Chattanooga Visitors Bureau President Bob Doak that he is "not on a witch hunt" against the CVB, but he said he intends to seek a full audit of the agency. He said he was inspired to "take an even closer look" at the Visitors Bureau after he said Mr. Doak "unleashing a fire storm of emails condemning my accusations." ... (click for more)

Man, Child Killed In Crash On Highway 136 In Walker County; 2nd Child Who Was Seriously Injured Dies On Monday

A man and an unrestrained five-year-old child were killed when a vehicle went out of control on Highway 136 in Walker County on Saturday. A 10-year-old in the car was seriously injured, and later died on Monday. The driver was thrown from the van and was dead at the scene. The five-year-old was trapped in the vehicle and also died at the wreck site at Ponder Creek Road. ... (click for more)

Judge Doug Meyer Lived A Full Life Helping Many

I was sadden to learn of the death of Judge Doug Meyer.  Judge Meyer retired from the Criminal Court bench here in 2006.  Prior to that he had been the Chattanooga city judge for several years.  As a young attorney I tried many cases in front of Judge Meyer.  Also while I was awaiting my case to be tried, I would observe him on the bench.  Judge Meyer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Blackburn Good As Gone

I didn’t know until I read John Adams’ column in the Knoxville News-Sentinel that one person who doesn't personally know UTC Athletic Director David Blackburn said he heard he has a drinking problem. I also didn’t know that “the best thing to ever happen to UTC athletics” had health problems, according to a second person who does not personally know him. It is also being said David ... (click for more)