Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Holds Mr. Debonair Student Of The Year Competition

Monday, February 4, 2013
The Chattanooga Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. will host its annual Mr. Debonair Student of the Year Competition on March 16. The competition will feature area high school junior and senior males competing for scholarship monies and the opportunity to compete on a regional and national level.  

All inspired applicants can contact Mr. Levar R. Brown at 423 451-6873 or by email at levarbrown@msn.com.

Chattanooga State And UTC Launch Joint Marketing Campaign

Chattanooga residents have a new option to earn college degrees. Thanks to a new dual admission partnership, students can start by earning an associate’s degree at Chattanooga State Community College, and then finish at UTC with a bachelor’s degree.   The partnership is being marked by a new level of cooperation between UTC and Chattanooga State with the launch of the first ... (click for more)

GPS Student Lea Mulligan Climbs High

A senior member of the GPS Climbing team, Lea Mulligan placed second in her category this past weekend in the second leg of the Triple Crown Bouldering series.  The outdoor climbing competition, which has been in operation for about 15 years, takes place at Hound Ears in Boone, N.C.; Stone Fort in Chattanooga, and Horse Pens 40 in Alabama. Lea’s second place accomplishment ... (click for more)

2 Witnesses To A Murder Refuse To Testify At Jury Trial

Two men who prosecutors say witnessed a murder in Hixson on Jan. 31, 2014, on Wednesday refused to tell their story to a jury. Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman ordered Andrew Biro and Jacob Tyler "T.Y." Keel to answer questions from prosecutor Lance Pope, but they both refused. Biro had said during testimony in General Sessions Court that Christopher Levi Parker threatened ... (click for more)

PETA And Humane Educational Society Offer Reward For Torture-Killing Of Dog After Envelope Mailed From Chattanooga

An envelope postmarked from Chattanooga and containing a photo of a dog strung between two trees arrived at PETA's office in Virginia Tuesday, along with the severed ear of a dog. PETA members are offering a reward of $5,000-and the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga has added another $1,000-for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible ... (click for more)

Accountability Doesn't Have To Be A Bad Word

Am I making a difference? Isn’t that the basic question we all ask ourselves, and seek to demonstrate to others?  Ronald Reagan said:  “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem.”   We would argue teachers do not have that problem either.    Educators make a huge difference ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘The Right To Bear Arms’

As the worldwide debut of the much-anticipated “Hacksaw Ridge” is set for next weekend, it didn’t take long for the anti-gun fanatics to decry “a war movie.” Mel Gibson, the director of the film that focuses on a conscientious objector Desmond Doss who refused to bear a weapon but saved an estimated 75 lives, was asked about America’s gun problem as he toured to promote the film. ... (click for more)