Signal Mountain Presbyterian Hosts Men's Ping-Pong Tournament

Thursday, February 21, 2013

The Men's Ministry at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd., Signal Mountain, will present The Old Town Throwdown, a ping-pong tournament for men ages 22 and up, on Saturday, March 2, at 6 p.m. with food, fellowship and fun. The tournament is limited to the first 64 entrants. Sign up by calling Christie at 886-2190 or email her at cwildman@signalpres.org

Spectators are welcome. Admission is $5 for BBQ and program.


Easter Egg Hunt Sunday At New Hope Presbyterian

An Easter sunrise service will begin at 7 a.m. on Sunday, at New Hope Presbyterian Church, 701 Shallowford Road. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. At the 10:45 a.m. worship service, there will be a cantata and the Rev. Keith Jones will speak on "Resurrection," with text from Matthew 28:1-10. (click for more)

Easter Egg Hunt Offered On Sunday At East Brainerd Baptist

The choir at East Brainerd Baptist Church, 1047 Graysville Road, will present "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power," at the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday. An Easter Egg Hunt and lunch will follow the service for ages through fifth grade. Each child is to bring a basket and six filled eggs. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. (click for more)

Haslam Signs Bill Ending Forced Annexation And Giving Tennesseans Right To Vote

Governor Bill Haslam signed HB 2371/SB2464 on Wednesday. The law ends forced annexations and gives Tennesseans the right to vote. The law now requires cities to annex by consent of the landowner or through referendum approved by a majority of the landowners to be annexed. As an additional protection to farmers, land primarily used for agriculture purposes may not be annexed by any ... (click for more)

One Of "Worst Of The Worst" Gets 10-Month Federal Sentence

One of the men labeled as the "worst of the worst" in a Chattanooga roundup was sentenced Tuesday to 10 months and three years supervised release after he pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. Guy Wilkerson told Federal Judge Sandy Mattice, "I'm just a young father and I want the best for my kids." He said he apologized and that he knew what he ... (click for more)

Time For Tennessee To Act On Climate This Earth Day - And Response

Tennessee will join the rest of the southeast region, the nation and countries across the world in celebrating Earth Day on April 22. The entire month of April is a great time to reflect on the strides we have made to reduce pollution over the last 44 years, and assess current environmental conditions while evaluating our personal responsibility to a cleaner environment.  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: That Billboard & Much More

Now that early voting has started and our strawberries have hopefully survived this last blush of winter, allow me to catch up on some things but, first, here’s a letter from a concerned reader I feel compelled to share: “There is something I have noticed throughout Brainerd, East Brainerd, Dayton, etc. A billboard has been put up, I believe by the Health Department of Hamilton ... (click for more)