PHOTOS: Elton John At McKenzie Arena

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Elton John played to a sold-out crowd at McKenzie Arena on Saturday night

Dalton Little Theatre's 'Aladdin, Jr.'

Disney's “Aladdin Jr.” will be presented on the stage of Dalton Little Theatre by the Youth Ensemble Theatre the weekend of March 13 – 15. Jessica Trivino directs, with Katie Johansson as musical director, this musical adaptation of the 1992 Disney movie, “Aladdin.” The production features all the beloved characters including Aladdin, Jasmine, and the Genie, along with songs ... (click for more)

Shock Theatre Is Back On March 7 With Episode 13 'The Whip And The Body'

The Cast and Crew of Shock Theatre turns out  Episode 13 as Shock Theatre presents Mario Bava’s, “The Whip and the Body.”  In addition to “The Whip and the Body,” you can expect to see Dingbat and Dirge accidentally electrocute Dr. Shock and Nurse Goodbody. It doesn’t turn out well for the humble horror host and his devilishly lovely sidekick. Dingbat and Dirge do ... (click for more)

FCC Votes 3-2 To Approve EPB's Request To Expand Its Broadband Offerings

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to allow EPB to expand its broadband offerings to neighboring communities. Chairman Tom Wheeler and two other Democrats were in favor, while the two Republican members said the agency was acting illegally in overriding state law. EPB's phone, Internet and TV offerings have been far more successful than expected and ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Schools, UTC To Close Friday; Other Closings Announced

Due to remaining snow on some of the roadways and the potential for black ice overnight and into the morning, Hamilton County Schools will be closed on  Friday . School Age Child Care will also be closed. Employees who accrue vacation will report by  10 a.m.  and maintenance employees will report on regular schedule.  All classes are being ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Has Always Been A Battleground Between Good And Evil

From the thousands slain in nearby Chickamauga Battlefield during the Civil War…  To the launching point of the Cherokee Indian’s Trail of Tears…  To the lunch counter sit-ins led by Howard School students — the only high school student sit-ins in the nation — during the Civil Rights Movement…  To Walter Cronkite calling the polluted Southern industrial town ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: They Are Americans, Too

Roger Dean Kiser is something of a legend. Aside from being one of the best story-tellers I know of – I’ve read his works for years – the fact he came upon it honest, like Chattanooga’s Roger Allan Wade, makes him kind of special. Again, I’ve followed him for a long time. By the time he was four, he had been abandoned by parents and grandparents alike. The state of Florida placed ... (click for more)