Tickets Now On Sale For A Song For Children Benefit With Vince Gill

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County announced that tickets for the 12th Annual “A Song for the Children” benefit concert featuring country music legend, Vince Gill, are now on sale. 

The concert will take place on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 8 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre.

General admission and VIP tickets are available.  General admission tickets are $35 and $50 and may be purchased through the Tivoli/Memorial Auditorium box office or by calling 642-TIXS.  VIP tickets are $175 and may be purchased through the CACHC by calling 266-6918.

 VIP tickets include a cocktail party, dinner, premier concert seating, and a dessert reception following the concert.

Platinum sponsors for the event include Cross Chiropractic, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and WUUQ Classic Country Radio.

Saunders, Barclay And Butler Play At Charles And Myrtle's Saturday

Three local singers and songwriters, Megan Saunders, Katrina Barclay and Fritsl Butler, will perform at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse on Saturday at 8 p.m. The coffeehouse is inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. Admission is free but donations will be accepted.    Review for the performers: On the heels of a tour through North Caroline, Katrina Barclay ... (click for more)

UAB Chamber Trio To Present Recital Oct. 19

The UAB Chamber Trio will present a guest chamber recital on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, UTC. The trio consists of University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Music faculty members Dr. Denise Gainey, clarinet; Dr. James Zingara, trumpet; and Dr. Chris Steele, piano. The group was established in 2012 and has performed ... (click for more)

DA Pinkston Files Petition To Declare 2 Gangs A Public Nuisance

District Attorney General Neal Pinkston filed a petition on Monday asking that two Chattanooga gangs, the Gangster Disciples and the Grape Street Crips, and their members be declared public nuisances. General Pinkston is also "asking that injunctive relief be given to the law-abiding residents of East Lake by establishing a Safety Zone that covers most of their neighborhood." ... (click for more)

2 Boaters Die In Suspected Carbon Monoxide Poisoning On Chickamauga Lake

Two boaters and their pet were pronounced dead at the scene of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning on Chickamauga Lake.  Kristy D. James and Mike L. Richardson of Chattanooga were reported missing to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office earlier in the day by a concerned family member. The boaters had not been heard from since Saturday. Tennessee Wildlife Resources ... (click for more)

Of Course Gangs Are A Public Nuisance

Now, I don't know it all.  Beginning with my parents, folks of all sorts have been actively pointing out my ignorance for more than seven decades now.  So I'm well aware that I don't know it all.  In recent months I've begun to develop an appreciation for the local work of Mr. Neal Pinkston; I've been impressed with several things he's been doing in his official ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Arnold Palmer’s Greatness

This is hardly meant to be flippant but I’d be willing to bet I’ve been in the presence of more great people than anyone you know. I’ve never ranked them, or ever dared to wonder who was the greatest, such as Muhammad Ali or Elvis Presley, but there are two traits that those who reach the highest pinnacle have in common. First, not a one of them was any good at what made them famous ... (click for more)