Rally Day Is Sunday At Brainerd Hills Baptist

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Rally Day will be observed on Sunday, at Brainerd Hills Baptist Church, 6611 East Brainerd Road. Worship services are at 9 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., with Sunday school at 10 a.m.


Rev. Jesse Herriott Is Guest Speaker At Christ Unity Sunday

Jesse Herriott, M.A. will be speaker this Sunday at Christ Unity. Special music will be provided by the duo Cloudship and a potluck will follow the service. Rev. Herriott is a teacher, whose work explores the nature of the soul.  In 2013 he received incardination into the Universal Anglican Church as a radically inclusive- interspiritual teacher and priest. He serves ... (click for more)

Eric Youngblood: Not Praying Is Dumb

Do you ever feel a tightening in your chest? A rapid heart rate? Difficulty breathing? A looming cloud of dread making you weary and angry as you check your calendar? The fall can bring it on. Autumn, that is---the season so named by our British forebears and shortened from “the fall of the leaf.” Not the theological tragedy (aka ”the Fall”) from primeval history that served ... (click for more)

City Councilman Larry Grohn To Run For Mayor Of Chattanooga

City Councilman Larry Grohn said Tuesday he plans to make a race for mayor of Chattanooga. Mr. Grohn, who will be giving up his District 7 seat on the council, said he has been "extremely frustrated" with the administration of Mayor Andy Berke. It is not yet known whether Mayor Berke, the former state senator, will seek a second term. City Councilman Ken Smith from District ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Short Term Vacation Rental Operators Praise System; Freeman Says Council Has To Get Some Rogue Operators Under Control

A host of Chattanooga residents who make extra income and meet new friends by renting out their homes told City Council members on Tuesday that short term vacation rentals are part of the new way of living. Commission Chairman Moses Freeman said those who came to the public hearing do it right, but he said a new ordinance is necessary because some who are not responsible "cause ... (click for more)

Proud To Be A Conservative Conservationist

I was born and raised in Chattanooga and was brought up to be a Tennessee conservative. That means that my family conserved our spending, our resources, and yes, even our environment.  I think we were inspired to do so because Tennessee is one of the most beautiful places in the entire United States. We have stunning mountains, wild rivers and quiet backcountry. And many of ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: How Tenure Destroys Kids

When the California Supreme Court announced last week that it would not hear a landmark case (Vergara v. California) you didn’t hear much about it, but when Hamilton County employs almost 30 percent of teachers that are deemed to be “the least effective” by any measure, it’s time for somebody outside our classrooms to start paying very close attention. I was amazed that last ... (click for more)