Southern Adventist University To Hold Graduation Ceremony This Sunday

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Southern Adventist University’s graduation program will take place this Sunday,  at 9:30 a.m. in the Chattanooga Convention Center. Bruce Coston, DVM, author and founder of Seven Bends Veterinary Hospital, will provide the commencement address.                         


Two UTC Students Honored By SGA

Two UTC students who work in the Aquatic and Recreation Center have been recognized by the UTC Student Government Association for providing emergency medical assistance. A student who was working out on the fitness floor of the ARC suffered a sudden health problem resulting in cardiac arrest on Sept. 29. Student staffers Connor Pierce, a junior and criminal justice major, and ... (click for more)

Online Master Of Arts In Christian Studies Comes To Bryan College

This coming spring Bryan College will be offering its Master of Arts in Christian Studies program in a fully online format for the first time. In the past five years the MACS program has gone through two cycles (starting in 2010 and in 2012) graduating 17 students. Since then, the program has undergone revamping under the leadership and vision of William Harle, dean of adult ... (click for more)

Bill To Get Delta Queen Floating Again Blocked By 2 Senators

A bill to get the historic Delta Queen plying the rivers again sailed through the U.S. House, but it was blocked in the Senate in the closing days of this year's Congressional session. Senators Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Ben Cardin, D-Md.,cited concerns by the U.S. Coast Guard on whether the boat might be a fire trap. Ohio's senators had worked to get the bill passed ... (click for more)

Police Follow 3 Burglary Suspects; 1 Captured After Wreck

Police followed three burglary suspects on Friday morning and captured one of them after their vehicle wrecked at a veterinary clinic on East Brainerd Road. At 10:20 a.m., police were notified of a burglary in progress at a residence at 9522 Fuller Road.  The suspects were described as three black males. The suspects took several items from the residence and left in ... (click for more)

It's Time For Everyone To Breathe

All across the nation, the trust gap between police and many of our communities of color has reached a crisis state. In Ferguson, Mo., a police officer shoots unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown. In New York, unarmed, 43-year-old Eric Garner dies as a result of a struggle with police. Cleveland police officers shoot and kill 12-year-old Tamir Rice who is armed with a toy gun. The ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Stop It Right Now

There are between 200 and 300 people in Berkeley, Missouri, who should be in jail today. They chanted and screamed and threw rocks at police officers in the early-morning hours of Christmas Eve after an 18-year-old black hoodlum was shot dead, this clearly after threatening another police officer with a loaded firearm. The “protest,” which was much more a riot, actually closed ... (click for more)