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.”


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TDOE Advances Reading Goals Through New Coaching Network

Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Monday the launch of the Read to be Ready coaching network. Two-hundred coaches and two-thirds of Tennessee school districts are participating in the new coaching network that is designed to provide intensive support and professional learning opportunities for educators focused on early grades reading. ... (click for more)

City To Begin Shipping Much Of Its Garbage North To Bradley County

City Public Works Administrator Justin Holland said the city plans to begin shipping much of its garbage north to Bradley County. He said the deal is projected to extend the life of the city landfill at Birchwood by 15 years. Mr. Holland said Bradley County "has a huge landfill and takes garbage from Knoxville and other municipalities. It's regional." He said Bradley County ... (click for more)

Man Says He Did Nothing To Provoke Shooting At Bakewell Gas Station; Suspect Says Victim Was Coming Toward Him

A 33-year-old man who was shot in the face during a clash at a Bakewell gas station said he did nothing to provoke the shooting. The man charged said the victim cursed him, then started toward him. General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck, after a hearing on Tuesday, bound to the Grand Jury a charge of attempted first-degree murder against Donald Stuard II, 29, of Old Washington ... (click for more)

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  • 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)