Covenant Presbyterian Plans Clothing Swap Monday

Thursday, October 10, 2013

A clothing swap will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 8451 East Brainerd Road, Monday from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m.-noon.   Participants may bring items they do not wear, like or that do not fit and swap them for something they can use. There are usually men's, women's, kids', infants' and maternity clothes with occasionally household items. The swap will be in Schum Fellowship Hall.

Chicks 'N' Chocolate for women will be Friday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Diane Lazor for a movie night.

Bring a sweet or salty treat to share and enjoy the movie, Amazing Grace.  Make a reservation to Leanna Cathey at if you are able to attend.

Olivet Baptist Hosts Think Pink - This Is My Story Oct. 24

The Nursing and Women's Ministries of Olivet Baptist Church along with the Pi Omega Chapter of AKA  presents "Think Pink - This is my Story " breast cancer awareness program on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Kingdom Center. Dr. Vonda Ware, OB/GYN will be the medical presenter and Neva Thurman will be the soloist.  There will be Survivors' Runway Testimonies, ... (click for more)

Lee To Present Red Back Hymnal Night Oct. 19

Lee University will present “Songs that Touch Our Hearts” on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Lee Chapel.  Hosted by Dr. Paul and Darlia Conn and directed by Danny Murray, the program will be a sing-along hour of familiar music with the entire congregation joining to sing from the popular "Red Back Hymnal."  Now in its fifth year, this event has become a favorite ... (click for more)

Baylor Student, 16, Dies After Cardiac Incident At Pool

A 16-year-old Baylor School student died after a cardiac incident at a pool on Monday afternoon. Sumner Smith died in the incident on campus. The student was taken by ambulance to Erlanger. Baylor's Barbara Kennedy said it happened during a routine swim practice. He was found unresponsive in the pool. Counselors were being provided on the Baylor campus on Tuesday. ... (click for more)

Bradley County Commission Decides Not To Provide Animal Pickup Service

Bradley County Commissioners on Monday finally put animal control to rest. It was not easy and it was not without confusion, but in the end, the county will not provide animal pickup service.   Confusion began when commissioners were asked to approve the agenda, which included two options for animal control pick up. Item “D” provided for the SPCA of Bradley County ... (click for more)

Welcome The Bike Lanes - And Response

In just the last week, I’ve driven from North Chattanooga to downtown using North Market numerous times.  I’ve timed it and it has added no extra time to my commute.  In fact, cutting North Market down to one lane slowed folks down and made me feel safer while driving, which is actually the point of the road project. On top of that, I saw an adorable family biking ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Readers Are Right

Jeffrey Cross is a community activist in the very finest way. He has no idea that I and many others have followed what he has done, and tirelessly I might add, to enhance the St. Elmo neighborhood at the foot of Lookout Mountain. I wish this world had a million Jeffrey Crosses. So when he wrote in protest of my Monday story, “We Want Our City Back,” I was more than eager to read ... (click for more)