Georgia Northwestern Announces Commencement Ceremonies

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) will hold its southern location Commencement Ceremony on at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, at The Forum in Rome, Ga. The college will present approximately 300 graduates with awards at the ceremony for summer 2012, fall 2012, and spring 2013 graduates.

GNTC will hold its northern location Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton, Ga. The college will present approximately 100 graduates with awards at the ceremony for summer 2012, fall 2012, and spring 2013 graduates.


Collegiate High Students Named Commended Students

Dr. Sonja Rich, principal of Hamilton County Collegiate High at Chattanooga State, announced that Alyssa Collyer and Zachary Brown have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, was presented by Dr. Rich to Ms. Collyer and Mr. Brown. ... (click for more)

Lee University’s Political Science Department Participates In “Random Acts Of Service”

Students from Lee’s political science department gathered for “Random Acts of Service” day. "Random Acts of Service” occurs once every semester and is open to any student interested in participating.  According to Dr. Ana Alves, assistant professor of political science at Lee, the purpose of this day is to “serve the surrounding community and to bring students together in the ... (click for more)

Darrius Starling, 24, Shot Twice In Miller Park

Darrius Starling, 24, was shot twice in Miller Park on Tuesday afternoon. Chattanooga Police responded to the 900 block of Market Street on the report of a disorder between two people. Chattanooga Police then learned that both parties had left the scene.    Starling was located at the corner of Broad Street and 10th Street suffering from two gunshot wounds. He ... (click for more)

Judge Denies Motion By Walker County To Delay Closing Of Hutcheson Hospital

A bankruptcy judge in Atlanta on Tuesday denied a motion by Walker County, Ga., is asking a delay in closing Hutcheson Medical Center and laying off employees. Judge Paul Bonapfel said he appreciated the position of Walker County, but he said he would not interfere with the business decision made by the trustees appointed to operate the Fort Oglethorpe hospital. He also said ... (click for more)

A Thankful List

David Jeremiah said it best, that we have a tendency to concentrate on the things we don’t have rather than what God has already blessed us with.  Perhaps, he said, it is because there is not enough parchment available in this world to record all God’s bountiful blessings should we try to list them. This Thanksgiving let us gather our family close to us, whisper a prayer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Don’t Mess With ‘Skunk’

One year ago today riots broke out anew in Ferguson, Mo., after a grand jury refused to indict Darren Wilson, a white 28-year-old police officer who shot and killed a black 18-year-old, Michael Brown. The altercation took place on Aug. 9, and video cameras later showed the black teenager robbing a store and assaulting the shopkeeper. After the unarmed Brown was shot, for ... (click for more)