Union Grove Baptist To Host Hope Benefit Program For Tommy Ragland

Thursday, December 26, 2013
Union Grove Baptist Church, located at 4100 Highland Ave.  in Chattanooga will host a Hope Benefit Program for Tommy Ragland on Sunday,  January 19, 2014 at 4 p.m. Tommy Ragland has congested heart  failure,  and will soon be placed on the Heart Transplant list. Any financial support to help with the high rising costs of medical expenses is appreciated.


AMG International Celebrates 75th Anniversary On Nov. 9

AMG International will be celebrating 75 years of God’s faithfulness on  Thursday, Nov. 9 , from  6:45-8:45 p.m.  at the Chattanooga Convention Center.    The keynote speaker will be Dr. Wayne Pederson, global ambassador for Reach Beyond.   Organizers said, "We will also hear from ministry leaders from around the world as we celebrate ... (click for more)

Scenic City Women’s Network Holds Annual After Hours Event

Scenic City Women’s Network (SCWN) will be holding the Annual After Hours Event with a Silent Auction just in time for the holiday’s with a Dessert & Coffee hour.  The featured speaker, Selena Einwechter, is an author, entrepreneur and inspirational speaker.  The event will be on  Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 6 p.m. ... (click for more)

TDOT Recommends Spot Improvements For Road Up To Signal Mountain Rather Than Costly Widening Or Reworking The W Road

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) officials said Friday that widening the road up to Signal Mountain or reworking the W Road would both be very costly. Officials said spot improvements on the existing road should solve most of the issues and be much less expensive.   TDOT officials made a presentation on the status of Signal Mountain Road to the town council ... (click for more)

Shaw Industries To Invest $42 Million At Decatur, Tn., Plant

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Shaw Industries Group, Inc. officials announced Friday that the floor products manufacturer will invest $42 million to upgrade its yarn facility in Decatur. Shaw plans create 75 new jobs in Meigs County as part of the investment. “I’d like to thank Shaw for its continued ... (click for more)

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Myth And Fact Check

My husband and I recently had the privilege of participating in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Chattanooga. I listened as my husband told the audience about how his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer when he was nine and how she died from the disease when he was fourteen. As a child, my husband didn’t understand what breast cancer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: At Last! New Schools

In this me-me-me-only-me world of today, we-we-we-finally got a thrilling $125 million facility plan for the Hamilton County Department of Education on Thursday night. The School Board unanimously approved a well-thought-out “first Band-Aid” that will provide a new elementary school in Harrison, middle schools in East Hamilton and Howard, and a quite-satisfactory answer to move ... (click for more)