Free Gospel Concert Slated For Friday

Saturday, July 6, 2013

New Covenant Fellowship Church and national syndicated radio personality, Rev. Walt “Baby” Love, are hosting a free gospel concert open to the public, at New Covenant Fellowship Church on Friday.  The concert starts and 6 p.m. and doors open at 5 p.m.   

This concert will benefit the Walt and Sonya Love’s Lupus and Cancer Research Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization created to raise monies in finding a cure for lupus and cancer.

Review for Rev. Walt "Baby" Love:

For over 35 years Walt “Baby” Love has continued to bring his own unique blend of Christian faith, inspirational personal experiences and motivation to millions of listeners each week. He currently hosts three uplifting radio programs – The Urban AC Countdown, Gospel Traxx, Making It Happen and the Countdown with Walt Baby Love, which reached its 25th year on the air in August 2007. Walt is heard on over 200 radio stations. 

Gospel artists performing at this concert will include:

• Stellar Awardee Dottie Peoples
• The Wardlaw Brothers
• Ethan Kent
• Alexis Spight

In addition, attendees will hear from physician experts on topics related Lupus and Cancer education:

• Elizabeth Turner, MD, will present “What is Lupus?”
• Jalila Cunningham, MD, will talk about “Coping with Lupus from a Personal and Family Perspective”
• Shevonda Sherrow, MD, will address “Lupus and Pregnancy”

• Larry Schlabach, MD, will discuss “Cancer Prevention & detection” 

Additionally, educational booths will be available from 5 p.m. until the start of the concert.  New Covenant Fellowship Church, the site of the event, is at 1326 North Moore Road.  Dr. Bernie Miller is the pastor.   For more information, contact the church at 899-8001.



Heritage House In Heritage Park Announces 2 ‘Seasonal Film Screenings’ For The Month Of October

Heritage House Arts and Civic Center in East Brainerd will be showing two films officials say are guaranteed to get you into the proper ‘spirit’ this fall season. The first film to be shown is VIY (aka:  Spirit of Evil, 1967) presented in conjunction with Chattanooga's Russian Film Club. Considered the first horror film of the modern Soviet era, VIY tells the story of ... (click for more)

Chien And Shifrin To Open String Theory’s Eighth Season

String Theory founder and Artistic Director Gloria Chien, pianist, and guest artist David Shifrin, clarinetist, will be the first performers of the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, Oct. 4. The concert will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Hunter Museum of Art.   String Theory at the Hunter brings celebrated chamber musicians from around the world to perform in the intimate setting ... (click for more)

City To Begin Shipping Much Of Its Garbage To Bradley County

City Public Works Administrator Justin Holland said the city plans to begin shipping much of its garbage to Bradley County. He said the deal is projected to extend the life of the city landfill at Birchwood by 15 years. Mr. Holland said Bradley County "has a huge landfill and takes garbage from Knoxville and other municipalities. It's regional." He said Bradley County charges ... (click for more)

Man Says He Did Nothing To Provoke Shooting At Bakewell Gas Station; Suspect Says Victim Was Coming Toward Him

A 33-year-old man who was shot in the face during a clash at a Bakewell gas station said he did nothing to provoke the shooting. The man charged said the victim cursed him, then started toward him. General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck, after a hearing on Tuesday, bound to the Grand Jury a charge of attempted first-degree murder against Donald Stuard II, 29, of Old Washington ... (click for more)

Jimmy Templeton Will Be Missed At The City Yards

If only we had known about the Chattanooga City Council's planned retirement send off for Jimmy Templeton of Public Works, the room would have been filled to overflowing with his friends and admirers - including me.   I have had the honor of knowing and working with Jimmy since the 1970's (and also knew his father "Big Jim").  Jimmy was a strong right hand for whoever ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vin Scully’s Last Time

It is said that the opening paragraph of my favorite ode to baseball should be the centerpiece for the canon of sports literature. It was written by former commissioner Bart Giamatti in "The Green Fields of the Mind,” a most marvelous essay to the last day of the regular season in the major leagues. “It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in ... (click for more)