TruthFest To Be Held June 1

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Truth Fest will be held at 1014 East 4th Street on June 1. 

This is a family friendly event displaying local talents in the form of singing, dancing, and Christian rap. It is free to the public. There will be food games and prizes given away every hour.


Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Hosts Free Symposium June 4

Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Church, located at 7463 Pinewood Dr., will host a free symposium on Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be two presenters. Dr. L. K. Pendleton, Senior Pastor of St. Mary's Road United Methodist Church, is author of the book "Say You Want to Be Married? No You Don't!" It is a contemplative look at marriage. Dr.Pendleton ... (click for more)

Bob Tamasy: Worth Taking Time To Remember

Even though war has been part of human history virtually from the start, no one in their right mind enjoys war, even the thought of it. (With the possible exception of defense contractors.) The old John Wayne movies of the 1940’s made combat seem like a great experience, a wonderful way for bonding and building camaraderie with fellow soldiers. But the movies lied. As a boy, ... (click for more)

2 Shot On Glass Street In Drive-By Shooting Tuesday Night

Two people were shot Tuesday night in a drive-by shooting. Chattanooga Police responded at 10:34 p.m. to the 2400 block of Glass Street on the report of a shooting. They located two victims suffering from gun shot wounds. Chattanooga Police established a crime scene and facilitated first aid to the victims.  The victims were standing outside of a business when an unknown assailant ... (click for more)

Jury Chosen For Hawk Murder Trial

Twelve jurors and two alternates have been chosen for the trial of Billy Hawk.  Hawk is charged with a cold case murder from 1981 involving victim Johnny Mack Salyer, who was found in a locked steel drum in the Tennessee River. At the time of the murder, Salyer and Hawk were co-defendants in a cocaine distribution case.  Seventy-two jurors appeared for jury duty ... (click for more)

Calling Out Bad Behavior In St. Elmo - And Response (2)

I have lived in the St. Elmo community of Chattanooga for practicially all 52 years of my life. My grandmother moved to St. Elmo in 1919. My Dad was literally born in a home in St. Elmo and lived his entire 72 years in this community and my Mom has lived here 60 years of her life. I am very disappointed in what my neighborhood has become. I like people. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden This June

As the month of June dawns anew, it is a fact that more marriages the world over are performed this month. So as we take our monthly walk through the garden, it is hard to remember when it has been this dry. Even so, we have a bushel of orchids and onions and don’t forget Father’s Day on the third Sunday of the month, that this is National Accordion Awareness Month, and that “Flip ... (click for more)