Churchwide Missions Lunch Is Sunday At Signal Mountain Baptist

Saturday, May 18, 2013

A churchwide mission lunch will be at noon this Sunday, at Signal Mountain Baptist Church, 939 Ridgeway Ave. All donations for the meal will go toward youth mission trips this summer. A quarterly business meeting will follow. 

Dr. Steven Wright will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service on "What Is the Kingdom of Heaven Like?" with text from Matthew 13:31-34. 

Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School will be Monday through Friday, June 3-7, from 9 a.m. to noon for children entering kindergarten through those who have completed 5th grade. There is no cost. 

Kids' Mini-Camp will be Monday through Thursday, June 3-6 for kids entering first grade through those who have completed fifth grade. The cost is $50 with $125 max/family. Camp plans include Hixson bowling, Rivercity Pottery, Doubledecker Bus Tour and inflatables.

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church Celebrates Pastor Gary L. Carver's 50 Years Of Ministry

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga will celebrate its pastor, Dr. Gary L. Carver in a service of worship this  Sunday, at 11 a.m . The service will commemorate 50 years of ministry by this long-time Chattanooga pastor.  First Cumberland is at 1505 N. Moore Road in Chattanooga, and the general public is invited to attend. The service will include ... (click for more)

Heritage Pointe Baptist Hosts Free Movie Night Oct. 18

The public is invited to a free movie night, "Do You Believe?", on Sunday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. at Heritage Pointe Baptist Church.  The church is at 60 Dyer Bridge Pl. in Ringgold.  Popcorn, drinks, snacks and child care will all be provided.   Check out the church's website at  and Facebook page for more information. (click for more)

Father Killed By Train Just After Pushing Daugter To Safety In East Brainerd

A 31-year-old man was killed just after he pushed his 10-year-old daughter to safety in an encounter with a train on a trestle in East Brainerd on Thursday afternoon. Police said two pedestrians were walking on the train tracks on a trestle at Audubon Acres when a train came around a bend and struck one of them. Justin McCary was struck by the train as he pushed ... (click for more)

Debate Blocked On Bill That Includes Funding To Restart Work On Chickamauga Lock

A bill by Senator Lamar Alexander that includes funding to restart Chickamauga Lock was halted on Thursday. Setting what Senator Alexander called a "dangerous precedent" for the Senate, he said Senate Democrats blocked deba te on th e bipartisan Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill. Senator Alexander said on the floor, “You don't start the process at the ... (click for more)

Regulations As A Whole On Signal Mountain

A few years ago I was flying over Chattanooga on my way to Atlanta.  The sun had just come up and I enjoyed picking out Signal Mountain’s location, on Walden’s Ridge, in the morning light.  What was amazing was that I could not tell that a town existed under the tree canopy.  I hope that the same can be said 10, 20, or even 50 years from now.  During last ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: An Unfortunate Sentence

There was a most unfortunate line in a recent email written to me and, in retrospect, I should not have included it in some examples of the huge response regarding the bicycle lanes now being installed on Broad Street. I’ll admit I misread the line because I feel certain I know what the writer was trying to convey. As a matter of fact, I received enough of an outcry I want to clarify ... (click for more)