Signal Mountain Genealogical Society Meeting is January 2

Friday, December 6, 2013

The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will meet at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, January 2, 2014 at the Walden Town Hall (1836 Taft Highway).  Refreshments will be served at 1:00 pm followed by the business meeting and program.  

The speaker for the January meeting is Steve Robinson, a member of the Society and a long-time resident of Signal Mountain.  Mr. Robinson subject is "John Trumbull - Artist of the Revolution." 

As always guests are welcome at the meeting.

 


Fields Twenty-two Fifty Clothing Put Their Price into Their Name

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District Attorney Neal Pinkston said at a hearing Tuesday that an offer was made to drop a lawsuit filed against him by Gatlinburg detective Rodney Burns if he would dismiss two perjury counts against Burns. The district attorney said he should not be disqualified from continuing to prosecute the case or else attorneys would begin suing him or the judge to get a new DA or trial ... (click for more)

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My son and I parked on Broad Street and walked to the Billiard Club on Cherry Street this past weekend. It's probably a total of two blocks. In that short walk we passed where Rone Regency used to be on 6th Street and in that doorway was about a years worth of human feces and urine covering the doors and walls. The concrete sidewalk on the street is all broken up and the metal ... (click for more)

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