Liturgy Of The Palms Begins Holy Week At Christ Episcopal Church

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Holy Week services at Christ Episcopal Church, Douglas at McCallie,  will begin March 24 with the Liturgy of the Palms at 10:30 a.m. The March 28 liturgy for Maundy Thursday, with the ceremony of the Washing of Feet and Holy Eucharist, will begin at 6 p.m. An Agape meal and Stripping of the Altar will follow. The Good Friday  liturgy March 29 with Veneration of the Cross begins at noon.

The Great Vigil of Easter Saturday begins with the lighting of the Paschal Candle in the Memorial Garden at 8 p.

m. There will be only one service Sunday, March 31, beginning at 10:30 a.m. After the service, children may hunt for eggs in the Memorial Garden.


Steve Ellison: Memorial Day Remembrances

The Civil War, our bloodiest w ar, gave birth to holidays honoring those who gave there all for their country. In 1868, the United States set aside May 30 th  to remember their great sacrifice. Since 1971, in classic American seeking of self, we have chosen to take a three day weekend by choosing to take a day off from work on the last Monday in May.  Oh, the real Memorial ... (click for more)

Free Movie Night At Heritage Baptist June 5

Heritage Pointe Baptist Church, 60 Dyer Bridge Place in Ringgold will host a free movie night on Sunday, June 5 at 6 p.m.  They will be showing the movie War Room.   The public is invited to attend. For more information, call the church at 706-858-0976. (click for more)

Strong Thunderstorm Causes Damage, Power Outages In Dalton

Shortly before  5 p.m. , a strong thunderstorm went through downtown Dalton, knocking down numerous trees, causing power outages and also causing damage. At this time, no injuries have been reported.  The Dalton Fire Department and Dalton Police Department responded to multiple reports of damage. The DPD closed several roads due to downed trees and power lines. ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Honors Military Veterans

A Memorial Day service was held at the National Cemetery on Monday. (click for more)

Parking Discrimination Downtown

Many taxpayers who reside in Chattanooga (but outside Chattanooga's core) feel left behind when it comes to neighborhood paving, sidewalks, policing, streetscaping, street sweeping, public transportation, and other services. Some think most tax dollars are spent on downtown and not in their neighborhoods. It's not as if they can't vicariously experience the largesse of downtown. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: One Nameless Ghost

One hundred years ago the United States was at war. The most intense fighting during World War I was on what was called The Western Front. The Germans wanted to invade France from the north and in order to do it, they had to push through Flanders province in Belgium. It has been described as a hell unequalled in raw hand-to-hand combat, In just four months on Flanders fields, ... (click for more)