Annual Box City Camp Out To Stamp Out Family Homelessness Is Nov. 16

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Family Promise of Greater Chattanooga is hosting its fifth annual Box City Camp Out to Stamp Out Family Homelessness on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 5 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 17, at 7 a.m. at the First Tennessee Pavilion. Register online or start a Camp Out team through the Crowdrise website.

All Camp Out proceeds benefit Family Promise programs that assist families in need become stable, employed, housed, and return to self-sufficiency. For more information, call 756-3891.

This Week In The Arts

This week in the Arts:   Thursday, March 23 Our America: Drawing and Dialogue a the Hunter Museum  Big 9 Book Club:  The Women of Brewster Place  at Jazzanooga Bob Clement Book Signing Event at Star Line books   The Comedy Catch at The Choo Choo presents comedian DS Sanders Friday, ... (click for more)

Annual EMS Day On The Hill In Nashville Is Held

The annual EMS Day on the Hill took place on Capitol Hill in Nashville. The Tennessee Ambulance Service Association (TASA) attended, as they do every year, with EMS representatives from all over the state. The purpose for the annual visit is to meet with state senators and congressman to discuss and promote upcoming legislation that specifically affects Tennessee ambulance ... (click for more)

Pet Dog Dies In Trailer Fire Near Signal Mountain Road

A pet dog died in a trailer fire off Signal Mountain Road on Wednesday night.   Chattanooga firefighters responded to a structure fire around  9:30 p.m.  in a mobile home park at 174 Bledsoe Terrace. The woman who lived there told Battalion Chief Carlos Hampton that she had just left for work when the fire was discovered. The firefighters got the ... (click for more)

Fingerprint Evidence Leads To Arrest Of Antonio Patton Is Armed Robbery Of Store On Bonny Oaks Drive

Fingerprint evidence has led to the arrest of Antonio Preze Patton for the robbery of a store on Bonny Oaks Drive last Dec. 2. Patton, 27, of 2829 5th Ave., is charged with aggravated robbery. Police were notified of the late-night holdup at the Mystik Mart. The clerk said two black males entered the store with their heads covered with hoodies. They appeared to be looking ... (click for more)

Repeal Obamacare, Congressman Fleischmann - And Response (2)

Chuck: I'm writing to express my strong opposition to the plan that is being rolled out by Paul Ryan to replace Obamacare. And as I'm writing this, I'm remembering all the times you and all of your Republican colleagues over the last six years campaigned on REPEALING  Obamacare and used that call to action as the basis for your reelection. And I'm also remembering the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: You, The Bald-Headed Lady

You were wearing a pretty sweat shirt and blue jeans when I saw you outside the Infusion Center at Erlanger Hospital on Wednesday. You were the one who was nearly bald and I was the guy you greeted with a huge smile as we said hello in passing. You reminded me exactly of my brother Franklin. Years ago when chemotherapy began to rob him of his hair, Franklin was pretty devastated ... (click for more)