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 Wildman@signalpres.org. 

"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 www:signalpres.org, or bslabber@signalpres.org or 886-2190.


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"Overcoming Your Fear Of Death" Topic Sunday At Second Presbyterian

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City Applies For $27 Million Federal Grant On $52 Million Wilcox Tunnel Project

The city is applying for a $27 million federal TIGER 6 grant for a $52 million complete reworking of the narrow Wilcox Tunnel through Missionary Ridge. The project would leave the current tunnel in place for westbound traffic with a single lane and build a new two-lane tunnel for eastbound traffic. There would be an emergency egress cross passage between the two. Final ... (click for more)

NAACP Recommends Staying Away From Planned Protest By Neo-Nazi Group

The president of the Chattanooga Chapter of the NAACP, urged local residents to stay away from a planned rally here by the Nationalist Socialist Movement in August. James R. Mapp said the group seeks to provoke incidents and said counter-protests could lead to problems. Mr. Mapp said, "On April 8th, 2014, reports surfaced throughout the Chattanooga-Hamilton County region that ... (click for more)

State Moving Forward In Educational Improvements

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education released the following statement from President and CEO Jamie Woodson regarding the 2014 legislative session in Tennessee and HB1549/SB1835, which passed the General Assembly Thursday: After a year of extensive public and legislative conversation regarding higher academic standards and related strategies to improve student learning, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Some Really Funny Tweets

I am not on Twitter so I don’t tweet. Difficulties with my right hand don’t even allow me to text and when you blend in the fact I am now a bonafide senior citizen, it is ample reason for me to live a life where I am lacking in what otherwise might be achieved through social networking. Twitter has done real well without me. It is one of the 10 most visited websites in the world; ... (click for more)