"What Are You Afraid Of" Is Topic On Wednesday At Burks United Methodist

Thursday, October 24, 2013
The fall festival at Burks United Methodist Church, 6433 Hixson Pike, will be on Sunday, from 3-6 p.m. with free food, live music, vendor and craft booths, a chili cook-off and Blue Ribbon Dessert contest, a scarecrow design contest, inflatable games for children and youth, a costume parade and children’s games.
At the Fall Gathering on Wednesday, at 6:30 p.m., the topic will be "Fear - What Are You Afraid Of?" Come early for coffee and snacks at 6 p.m.

North Terrace Church Of Christ To Hold Gospel Meetings April 20-22

North Terrace Church of Christ, 3701 North Terrace in Chattanooga, invites the public to their Gospel Meeting event from April 20-22.   Preaching will be by Jeff May from Athens, Al.   Meeting times and topics are: Friday, April 20, 7 p.m. - Revival:  Do You Need One? Saturday, April 21, 7 p.m. - The Israelite Journey:  It's Your Journey ... (click for more)

Middle Valley COG Continues "Moving Towards Victory" Series Sunday

Middle Valley Church of God announces that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, Once And For All, Always,  in the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday.   This sermon is part of a sermon series titled Moving Towards Victory.  "This series focuses attention to the reality that God wants to provide victory in the life of each and every believer," officials said.  ... (click for more)

Alexander Says Chickamauga Lock Construction Fully Funded For 4th Consecutive Year

Senator Lamar Alexander on Wednesday said the government funding bill will fully fund construction of Chickamauga Lock for the fourth consecutive year, providing up to $78 million – which is more than twice the amount of funding the project received last year.   Senator Alexander said he has made completion of Chickamauga Lock one of his top priorities as chairman ... (click for more)

Former Juvenile Court Magistrate Says Gay Marriage Is "Nothing You Put In Air Quotes"

A former magistrate at Juvenile Court, who claims she was fired by Judge Rob Philyaw because she is openly gay, said Wednesday that gay marriage "is nothing you put in air quotes." She referred to County Attorney Rheubin Taylor asking her about her ceremony in marrying another woman and raising his hands to form quote marks. Elizabeth Gentzler is suing Hamilton County, Judge ... (click for more)

Avoid Underage Drinking And Other Prom Drama

My high school prom took a dramatic turn when two guys got their tuxedo jackets mixed up. One of them belonged to my date, who kindly offered to keep my wallet in his pocket. That’s the jacket another young man mistakenly grabbed off the back of a chair before heading to an underage drinking party that got shut down by police well after midnight—as kids scattered in every direction.  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Famed Freitas Speech

Several weeks ago a member of the Virginia House of Delegates (that’s what Virginia calls the state legislature) stood up and before that body responded to a claim by a Democratic lawmaker that Republicans were pro-Second Amendment and segregationists. Nick Freitas, who did two tours in Iraq with our Army’s Special Forces and has talked candidly about losing friends to terrorist ... (click for more)