"The Art Of Conflict Resolution" Dr. McCallen's Topic Sunday

Friday, September 27, 2013

"The Art of Conflict Resolution," will be the topic for Dr. Perry McCallen on Sunday, at Second Presbyterian Church, 700 Pine St. The text for the 11 a.m. worship service on the sermon series, Conflict Resolution, will be Proverbs 8:32-36 and Ephesians 4:25-32. The Icons in Transformation will continue Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.



Youth Explosion Is March 3

Perfecting Love Ministry will host the Youth Explosion on Saturday, March 3, at 6 p.m. at the Kingdom Center at 740 MLK Blvd.  The Youth Explosion gospel program will feature a night of praise and worship for the youth in the Chattanooga area. Live performances by local talent features:  Gospel Rappers: Quantell (Phat Pudda) Lindsey, TruSaint, and Tru Mob Gospel ... (click for more)

Precept Ministries To Hold Spring ENCOUNTER Student Conference March 9-11

Precept Ministries International’s student ministry, called Transform, is hosting the Spring ENCOUNTER Student Conference March 9-11 at Precept Ministries headquarters in Chattanooga, 7324 Noah Reid Road.  The conference is for ages 12-18 and adult leaders.  Weekend cost is $120.  Campus housing is available at additional cost.  Register at http://bit.ly/2E6VTPD ... (click for more)

Concurrent Grand Jury Calls For Additional Mental Health Facility; Cites Overcrowding, Heat Problems At County Jail

The Concurrent Hamilton County Grand Jury, in a final report, called for an additional mental health facility here.     The panel noted that the Moccasin Bend faility only has 150 beds and serves 52 counties.   The Concurrent Grand Jury also described overcrowded holding cells at the Hamilton County Jail as well as very high temperatures on the ... (click for more)

HCDE Transition Team Member Announces Candidacy For District 2 County Commission Seat

A longtime public education champion with a background in both public and private enterprise has announced she is seeking the seat of retiring District 2 Hamilton County Commissioner Jim Fields. Elizabeth Baker, a Signal Mountain resident and member of the transition team appointed last year by Dr. Bryan Johnson, Hamilton County School Superintendent, said she is committed ... (click for more)

TIF Proposal Fails Straight Face Test

Mayor Berke has put the City Council in an unenviable position. The Council will be asked to vote Tuesday on whether to use tax increment financing (TIF) to pay for a one-block extension of M.L. King Boulevard to the Riverwalk.  Accountability for Taxpayer Money supports the road extension concept and understands its timing. However, we strongly oppose using TIF future property ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Arm Our Teachers Now

There are three distinct reasons that Grady Judd, the sheriff of Polk County, Fla., is one of the top law enforcement officers in the country. Just last week he was named as president of the Major-Cities Sheriff’s Association -- he’s that good. Also last week he begged America to arm itself, rigid in his belief the best way to stop school shootings and other mass incidents is by ... (click for more)