"The Path, Witness" Is Sunday's Topic At First-Centenary UMC

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

This Sunday is Annual Commitment Sunday at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 410 McCallie Ave. Music, with the theme of Gratitude, will be presented by the Chancel Choir, brass and organ. "The Path, Witness," with text from Matthew 5:13-16, will be the topic for both Dr. Doug Fairbanks at the 8:30 and 10:45 sanctuary services and for the Rev. Brian Davis at the 10:45 Vine service.


The 17th Annual “Pat’s Heavenly Jubilee” Set For This Weekend

The 17th Annual “Pat’s Heavenly Jubilee” will be taking place at the Walker County Civic Center, 10052 N Hwy. 27 in Rock Spring, Ga. this Thursday through Saturday.  Each day, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m, local and visiting Christian and Gospel singers will showcase 3 of their best songs.  Over 150 artist will be appearing over the 3 days of this long running and popular ... (click for more)

Steve Ellison: The God Of Peace

Someone unknown to me several years ago wrote the following, “In describing one of the new movies of the day, a critic wrote, ‘The plot moves rapidly down the sewer.’ It would not be so damaging to those who watch such trash if the mind could be equipped, like your kitchen sink, with a garbage disposal. Then you could flush away all the filth and be done with it, but the mind does ... (click for more)

Truck Driver Who Caused Wreck That Killed 6 People At Ooltewah Indicted On 13 Charges; Report Says He Drove Excessive Hours

The Chattanooga Police Department has issued a capias for the arrest of Benjamin Brewer, 39, concerning the multiple fatality traffic crash that occurred on I-75 northbound on June 25. Brewer was indicted on Monday on 13 counts.  They include six counts of vehicular homicide by impairment, a B-felony; four counts for reckless aggravated assault, a D-felony; one count for DUI ... (click for more)

Rawls Says Schools Could Have Better Spent $16,000 Than For Motivational Speech; County To Explore Performance Guaranteed Utility Contract

Bradley County Commissioner Dan Rawls said three school systems could have better spent $16,000 than for a motivational speaker to fire teachers up at the start of a new school year. He said the payment to Ron Clark, former National Teacher of the Year and the founder of the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, could have gone for school supplies and other needs. Bradley County ... (click for more)

Why Is The City Diverting Federal Transportation Funds From Real Need?

The city of Chattanooga and CBL, owner of Hamilton Place Mall, would have the mass of taxpayers believe that improving mall access from the interstate is not impacting us financially.   Namely, CBL has committed to fund the city’s match of $8 million, so they will receive $32 million in Federal Transportation Funds that are allocated annually to local jurisdictions through ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Very Silly Apology

It didn’t get a lot of attention, as well it should not have, but when I heard Japanese giant Mitsubishi was offered an apology for heinous war crimes that took place during World War II, I thought it was an ill-conceived publicity stunt. But, no, in a solemn ceremony last month hosted by the Museum of Tolerance at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, that is exactly what ... (click for more)