Southern Students Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day With Community Service

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Last school year Southern Adventist University sent out a record-breaking number of students to serve at nearly 40 locations around the greater Chattanooga area in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. On Monday, January 20, Southern will send out students again to various locations from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and hopes to exceed the roughly 1,000 students that volunteered last year. The motto for 2014 is “True Beauty.”


Georgia Northwestern’s Beam Completes Georgia Academy For Economic Development

Georgia Northwestern Technical College Assistant Dean and instructor Grace Beam has graduated from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development. A May 2 ceremony honored the Business Management leader and several classmates from various organizations across Northwest Georgia. The 2017 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program saw Beam and other community leaders take part in monthly ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Nursing And Allied Health Offers Summer Information Sessions

The Nursing and Allied Health Division at Chattanooga State offers monthly information sessions for students interested in the health care professions. The sessions are held at the main campus; some sessions are required for program admittance while others are strongly encouraged. Please visit the Nursing and Allied Health website at http://www.chattanoogastate.edu/nursing-allied-health ... (click for more)

Man Found With Home-Made Explosive Device Near Businesses In Hixson

A man was found with a home-made explosive device outside businesses in Hixson late Tuesday night.   A business was evacuated and portions of Highway 153 and Hamill Road were cordoned off while the device was taken away.   Joshua Redden, 34, was charged with possession of a prohibited weapon, public intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession ... (click for more)

Weather Service Issues Tornado Watch For Chattanooga Area

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for Hamilton County on Wednesday. Here is the advisory: TORNADO WATCH FROM  1:15PM EDT  WED UNTIL  8PM EDT  WED TN . TENNESSEE COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ANDERSON BLEDSOE BLOUNT BRADLEY CAMPBELL CLAIBORNE CLAY COCKE CUMBERLAND FENTRESS GRAINGER GREENE HAMBLEN HAMILTON HANCOCK HAWKINS JACKSON JEFFERSON ... (click for more)

Life For Our Ancestors In 1890

May 26-27 is the 1890’s Day Jamboree in Ringgold. I encourage any reader to attend and enjoy that wonderful community. I love having grown up in Northwest Georgia and celebrating our veterans, including both of my grandfathers who served in WWII.  But I also want to describe how the 1890’s were for my ancestors, living here in a singularly turbulent time. Based on, among ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Life With 007

I was 13 when the first of 24 James Bond movies came out and, at a time when my sap was just beginning to rise, I will never forget Ursula Andress stepping out of the sea wearing that white bikini. Our hero walks over to the dripping Honey Ryder – that was her name in “Dr. No” – and she says in the Swiss accent, “Are you looking for shells too?” And the first classic reply of thousands ... (click for more)