Nancy Henderson Has Book Signing Dec. 15

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Sewing Hope, by local author Nancy Henderson, has just been released and the first book signing will be Sunday, Dec. 15, 2-4 p.m. at the Ballroom Magic Dance Center, 4200 North Access Road in Hixson. 

Review for Sewing Hope:

Sewing Hope (Dust Jacket Press, 2013) tells the story of Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, a feisty Ugandan nun who gives hope to young women formerly held captive by warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army. For more than 20 years, she has offered a save haven to these former child soldiers when no one else would.  

The book and a companion documentary narrated by Forest Whitaker debuted at the Napa Valley Film Festival in northern California.

All proceeds from the sale of each book ($20, cash or check only) go to Pros for Africa, a non-profit organization that supports the work of Sister Rosemary and other humanitarian efforts in Africa. 

Sewing Hope is also available on amazon.com. 


Local High School Sophomore To Publish Debut Novel

Emily Pérez, a fifteen-year-old high school sophomore from Signal Mountain, will be publishing her debut novel this month. Yesterday She Was Tiffany by Word One Publishing, is $10.99 in paperback and $7.99 ebook, and is now on sale.   Review for Yesterday She Was Tiffany: The book a young adult thriller that follows the unraveling of the life of Ophelia Ingalls, an overachieving ... (click for more)

Children’s Advocacy Center Accepting One With Courage Awards Nomination

The Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County is accepting nominations for its One with Courage Awards. The CACHC One with Courage Awards acknowledges people who are Champions for Children in Hamilton County.  Nominations are being accepted through Feb. 5 at  www.surveymonkey.com/r/OWC2017 .  The Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County invites ... (click for more)

Couple Break Into East Ridge Home; Tie Wrists Of 73-Year-Old Man

East Ridge Police are looking for a couple who broke into the home of an elderly East Ridge man and tied his wrists while ransacking his home on Sunday morning. East Ridge Police responded to an address on Moseley Circle on a report of a home invasion at  10 a.m.   A white male and white female knocked on the door, then forced their way into the home. The man ... (click for more)

Alabama Man Faces Murder Charge In Shooting Death At Bradley County Landfill

An investigation by  s pecial agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of an Alabama man in a shooting death that occurred last fall at the Bradley County landfill.   At the request of 10 th  District Attorney General Steve Crump, last Sept. 8 TBI special agents began investigating a shooting death that occurred that ... (click for more)

Proud Of Chattanooga And The Women's March

I was very happy to participate in the Women’s March on Chattanooga yesterday afternoon. The diversity and the sheer numbers of women, men and children were incredible. One estimate was at least 3,000. Standing together with all of these like-minded souls was overwhelming and humbling.  I have rarely been so happy and so proud of my town.  One question is, why is ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Washington’s Favorite

By the time darkness fell over Washington, D.C., on Sunday, it had clearly been a monumental weekend. On Friday Donald Trump had ben inaugurated as the 45 th President of the United States. On Saturday a fierce crowd of a half-million women who each are entitled to have the identical rights as men in the same United States, marched on The Mall. And then, the Washington Post printed ... (click for more)