McCallie School Men's Ensemble Guests For Signal Presbyterian Worship Sunday

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The McCallie School Select Men's Ensemble will lead in the 10:40 a.m. worship service Sunday at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd., Signal Mountain. Dr. Tim Filston will preach at both the worship services on "Forget Your Wallet?" part of the continuing Fall Sermon Series, Cause to Pause. His text will be Luke 9:1-6.

The topic for the Family Night Made in 3-D program Wednesday, Nov. 6, will be on "Sex: desire and intimacy." The program begins at 6:15 in Dudley Hall. Dinner at 5:30 is by reservation. The program on Nov. 20 will be Family Craft Night with a selection of pottery from River City Pottery and no pre-ordering. 

The Highlanders will attend the Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes Dec. 7. Lunch, sightseeing and the  program will be $125 and must be paid by Nov. 7. Make reservations with Christie Wildman at 886-2190 or 

"Christmas Chai With Malachi,"  a four-week Bible study for women, will be Nov. 7, 14, 21 and Dec. 5 at 9:30 a.m.  in  Youth Café. Register at, or or 886-2190.

4th Annual Keyboards At Christmas Offered At Brainerd Baptist Church

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Bob Tamasy: Caffeine, Coffee Cups And Christmas

So, here we are on the cusp of the Christmas season, and Starbucks is providing coffee cups in traditional red and green, but with nary a snowflake, reindeer, snowman, Santa Claus or Christmas tree. A stark red cup featuring nothing but the famous Starbucks logo in green. We all knew that in these days of “happy holidays,” this famous purveyor of all things espresso and latte ... (click for more)

Residents Concerned Over 7-Story Building On The Southside

Downtown Chattanooga residents expressed their concerns with the proposed seven-story apartment building on Cowart Street on the Southside at Tuesday night’s City Council Meeting. The apartment building, originally zoned at four stories before Belle Investment petitioned for seven, has not been adequately publicized, residents claimed.   Architect and planning professional ... (click for more)

Commissioner Graham Chides Chairman Bankston For Shredding Arts Cigarette Tax Letter; Says Sunshine Law Violated

County Commissioner Joe Graham on Wednesday chided Chairman Chester Bankston for shredding a letter related to the proposed cigarette tax to aid the arts. "Have you shredded any other county legal documents?" he demanded. Chairman Bankston replied, "No, I have not done that." He said the letter did not get the necessary six signatures to forward to the Legislature. ... (click for more)

An Extra Helping Of Gratitude

After being thankful for the grace of God, my family and good health, this year I have an extra helping of gratitude to live in a special place called Chattanooga.   We endured the trauma of terrorism on July 16 and emerged more united and stronger than ever before.  We claim our heritage and celebrate our diversity like no other city in America.  We honor our ... (click for more)

Why I Am Thankful, 2015

I can’t really remember when I first started this – sometime in the 1970s – but my favorite column every year comes during Thanksgiving when I literally pause and use my fingers to thank God for all His richest blessings. The year 2015 has been bountiful so here are just a few of the things I will carry in my heart as I take my place at today’s table: I AM THANKFUL that tomorrow, ... (click for more)