Voices Won Sings For Share America Jan. 11

Friday, January 04, 2013
Voices Won
Voices Won

Voices Won will bring harmony to Sacred Sounds Fridays at the Ringgold Depot at Depot Street and U.S. 41, Friday, Jan. 11, at 7:30 p.m. 

Randall Franks, “Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night” will emcee. Ticket donation is $5.

Voices Won from Dalton features brothers Jaron, Shantell and Staclynn Faulknor.

“Our main goal is to see folks blessed,” Jaron said. “When we step on stage we want our love of God to be first and when we perform at the historic Ringgold Depot, we can feel His presence.” 

 “Christian fellowship and music among friends, what a great way to spend an evening,” he said. 

Crossroads Entertainment released their latest CD “The Basics” blending a Southern gospel sound with progressive arrangements that share a solid gospel message. 

For more information about their ministry, visit their web site www.voiceswon.com

An added part of this evening will be a drawing for a Martin DX175 Guitar donated by Bigham Music of Dalton. Tickets for $1 are on sale until Jan. 10 at First Volunteer Bank in Ringgold and at the concert that evening. Other prizes will also be awarded. 

The event is a fundraiser for the Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship Fund. The Share America Foundation, Inc., a Georgia non-profit, presents scholarships to musicians who excel in the Appalachian musical arts.  

Donations for tickets are adults: $5, Children 5 and under free with adult. Tickets may be purchased locally in advance during business hours at SonShine Christian Books, 706-861-7675 in Fort Oglethorpe. For more information, visit www.shareamericafoundation.org.



Zoso Brings Music And Feel Of Led Zeppelin To Rhythm And Brews

It felt like a trip back in time, the distinctive sounds of Led Zeppelin filled the air of Rhythm & Brews late Friday night. The venue was packed with an energetic crowd eager to experience something you can’t find these days – a Led Zeppelin concert. Well, as close as one can get to a Led Zeppelin show.   Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience was formed in ... (click for more)

Bryan College Christmas Concert And Dinner Is Dec. 5-6

The Bryan College music department’s annual Christmas concert, Christmas on the Hill, will be jingling into Rudd Auditorium Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5-6. The Metropolitan Bells group out of Chattanooga will be joining Bryan’s own soloists, brass and flute ensembles, Women's Chorus, Chamber Singers and Chorale for an evening of Christmas spirit. The concert will include traditional ... (click for more)

Bradley County Police Investigating Shooting; Victim Dies

The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Georgetown Road. The Sheriff's Office said Sunday night that the victim had died. The victim's name has not yet been released.  A BCSO officer was waved down at the intersection of 25 th Street and Peerless Road by the driver of a vehicle who told the officer a gunshot victim ... (click for more)

Dog Saves Woman From Fire At Highway 58 Area

A homeowner reported that her dog saved her life early Friday morning. At 12:52 a.m. , the homeowner called 911 reporting a fire at 8411 Providence Road (Highway 58 area). The Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department responded and arrived reporting a log cabin with flames coming through the roof. Firefighters worked quickly to contain the fire, but it was a challenge due to  ... (click for more)

Don't Be Quick To Discard Common Core

Let's not be too quick to discard Common Core. A recent article in the Tennessean on  Sunday detailed Common Core successes the Kingsport, Tennessee school system.  I encourage you to read it.  The article also noted that Tennessee was recently ranked as one of the fastest improving states in education after implementing portions of the Common Core curriculum ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Tubman Goat-Roping

Every spring there comes a bright day on the ranch when the straw-boss decrees a goat-roping should take place. What really happens is the veteran cowboys arm the greenhorns with some lariats late in the afternoon and take them to the pen that holds some Billy goats. This is before they get into bigger beasts -- horses and cattle – yet what appears to be easy most certainly is not. ... (click for more)