Fall Festival At 1st Centenary Has Chili And Dessert Contests

Friday, October 18, 2013
A fall festival will be held at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 410 McCallie Ave., Sunday, Oct. 27, from  4 to 7 p.m. at the Oak Street Center. There will be a Chili Cook-off, a Blue Ribbon Dessert contest and a parade of funny costumes, along with crafts and inflatables for children and youth. A chili supper will be served at 5 p.m. Sign up for the chili and dessert contests at www.firstcentenary.com.
 
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Doug Fairbanks will speak on Sunday at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. worship services on the topic, "Always?" The text is Luke 18:1-8.

Inner Peace Church Job Fair To Be Held On Saturday

Pastor Ron King of  Inner Peace Church, 2800 N. Chamberlain Ave., announced that the church is hosting a job fair for the community on Saturday from 10 a.m-1 p.m.  This event is open to the public and will feature a host of employers seeking to hire.  Vendors include but are not limited to: T-Mobile, Pilgrim’s Pride, Goodwill, Marriott, ManPower, and ... (click for more)

Scenic City Women's Network April Luncheon Is Thursday

The Scenic City Women't Network April Marketplace Luncheon is on Thursday, with networking at 11:30 a.m. and lunch from noon to 1 p.m. and will be featuring Pat Merrell.   To make reservations go to reservations@scwn.org or 423 698- 6262 by Tuesday at noon   The luncheon will be at the Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN ... (click for more)

Pedestrian Struck And Dragged An Estimated 4 Blocks Early Friday Morning Was Levi S. Youster, 22

Early Friday morning the Chattanooga Police Department responded to reports of a pedestrian struck near 400 Cherry Street.   Once on scene, officers found Levi S. Youster, 22,  suffering from serious injuries caused by being dragged by the vehicle an estimated four blocks.   He was transported to a local hospital and is expected to live. Investigators ... (click for more)

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Hamilton County; Cancellations And Road Closings Announced

A flash flood warning has been issued for Hamilton County for Thursday afternoon. It was reported t ramp from I-24 West to Cummings Highway was closed, due to flooding. The Chattanooga Fire Department reported  roads were underwater at 3rd and Roanoke. UTC softball’s Thursday doubleheader with non-conference foe UAB at Frost Stadium has been cancelled due to the ... (click for more)

Proud Of Hometown Boy Turned Global Leader, Bob Corker

Time Magazine has it right.  Not only is Chattanooga’s own U.S. Senator Bob Corker one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World,” but he is probably now the most prominent leader in the history of our city.   At a time of extreme frustration with Washington and Congress in general, Bob continues to rise above the division and rancor to build consensus and solve ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Celebrate Autism’s Victories

As I was getting my salad during lunch at the sixth annual Chattanooga Autism Conference on Friday, a simple question from a friendly kid on the other side of the buffet gave me the answer I was seeking. “Do you have Asperger’s (syndrome),” he asked in a friendly way. I told him no, but that a growing number of folks I admire did, and that’s why I joined a turn-away crowd of ... (click for more)