SpaGo Set To Pamper Families At Ronald McDonald House Charities

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
SpaGo , a mobile spa party company that began a year ago, is planning a pampering of sorts for the families that are staying at the Ronald McDonald House this Thursday.  

One of SpaGo’s main goals is to make their clients feel relaxed and at home. The two co-owners, Candace Hernandez and Carrie Sutton, are offering services such as pedicures and manicures to haircuts and facials.  There will be no charge for any of the services provided. 


VBHCS Says Bullying Threatens All, Especially School Age Children

October is “Bullying Prevention Awareness Month.”  While bullying may be reported in any environment and among any demographic, the greatest focus on the threat of bullying is often aimed at school age children who are many times the victims of bullying while at school or perhaps with peers after the school day ends, officials from Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System said.  ... (click for more)

Walk To Fight Epilepsy Is Nov. 19 At Warner Park

The Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee is hosting its second annual Walk to Fight Epilepsy on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 1-3 p.m at Warner Park.   The fun walk is costume-themed and dog-friendly, and it includes vendors, cloggers, mask-making, the Nick Lutsko Band, Looie the Lookout and more.    One in 50 children has epilepsy and one such child is Satchel. ... (click for more)

Man Shot And Killed In St. Elmo Monday Morning; Police Interview Person Of Interest

One person was shot and killed in St. Elmo Monday morning. Police said they had interviewed a person of interest in the slaying. Chattanooga Police at 8:30 a.m. responded to a person shot at the 5000 block of Florida Ave. Upon police arrival the victim, Howard Simmons, 47, had already succumbed to his injuries. Mrs. Simmons suffered at least one gunshot wound. At this ... (click for more)

Erlanger To Open Cancer Center On Gunbarrel Road At East Campus

Work is set to begin soon on construction of a new Cancer Center by Erlanger Health System at its Gunbarrel Road East Campus. Erlanger is joining with a development firm, Chatt East 3 LLC of Alabama, on the four-story project located just south of Women's East Hospital on a wooded five-acre tract. Erlanger will be leasing the bottom three floors at a rate of $16.05 per square ... (click for more)

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Picture a sold-out baseball game at Wrigley Field or Nationals Park packed with 40,000 fans. That image represents roughly the same number of women and men who die from breast cancer each year.  In Tennessee alone, an estimated 900 women will die from the disease in 2016. It is a sad statistic, but there is some good news: thanks to early detection and improved treatments, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Testerman Forum

I badly misjudged how long it would take me to do my “early voting.” I was in-and-out in no time so I got to the Hamilton County School Board’s agenda meeting well enough beforehand to have an “educational forum” with board member David Testerman. If you haven’t noticed, forums and summits and “community enlightenment” groups are the new rage and, as my friend David laughed, “They ... (click for more)