Women's Bible Study In James Begins At Brainerd United Methodist

Friday, July 26, 2013

"Seasoned Women." a study in the book of James, will begin Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m.and continue each first and third Tuesday of the months of August, September and October, taught by Terri Lowe at Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road,  The study will be held in the Truman Brooks Classroom.

The Rev. Mark Davis will speak at the 9 and 11 a.m. sanctuary worship services on Sunday, on "Think On These Things," with text from Philippians 4:6-9. The guest speaker in the Oasis service at 9 a.m. in Fellowship Hall will be Tony Smith.

Family Movie Night will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, in the Fellowship Hall with pizza and drinks provided.


Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist To Hold Youth Concert

A Special Christmas Concert featuring Hawkinsville "New Generation Youth Choir" and Praise Dancers, will be Sunday, December 11, at 4 p.m.   The Concert will be held at Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Church, 7463 Pinewood Drive located in East Brainerd/Tyner area.  For more information, call (423)892-1924. (click for more)

Bob Tamasy: Ye Faithful, Are You Coming?

Now that we’re fully immersed in the Christmas season, turkey cadavers successfully transferred to our trash cans, it’s time for hearing lots of familiar holiday tunes. We’ll all be “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.” We’ll feel sad if we learn “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.” And we’ll go to sleep “Dreaming of a White Christmas.” But we’ll also listen to more traditional ... (click for more)

Lawsuit Says Girl Received Severe Traumatic Brain Injury In Woodmore Bus Wreck

A new lawsuit in the tragic Woodmore Elementary School bus wreck said one girl on the bus suffered a severe traumatic brain injury. Attorneys Joseph Fried and Michael Goldberg of Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC filed a lawsuit in Hamilton County Circuit Court on behalf of the minor daughter of Shanquatta Byrd. The bus driver, Johnthony Walker, was transporting 37 students from ... (click for more)

Officer Who Was Shot Returned Fire; Is Recovering Well; Shooter Still On Loose

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher said Monday morning that the officer who was shot three times on Thursday is recovering well.   Chief Fletcher said the officer was wearing a bullet-proof vest and one bullet hit the vest, which protected him during the shooting.  The officer was able to return fire, although Chief Fletcher would not comment on how many bullets ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Couldn't Manage Public Education

I have been reading the buzz about Signal Mountain and other small municipalities considering a move to form their own school district within their municipal boundaries.  It is quite the comedy hour considering the notion that small cities that for decades could not even manage small sewer systems or 911 districts, are somehow going to do a better job with public education ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Abolish Bail For Poor

Our terribly overcrowded Hamilton County Jail may get some help from an unsuspected corner – the Obama administration is tackling the fact that right now over 450,000 people are in our country’s jails because they are too poor to pay for bail. It is a violation of the Constitution to “punish people for their poverty.” As the Eighth Amendment provides, “… excessive bail ought not ... (click for more)