UMW General Meeting Rescheduled At First-Centenary

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The UMW General Meeting at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 410 McCallie Ave., has been rescheduled to Monday, at 11 a.m. The featured speaker will be Karen Adair, UMW treasurer for Holston Conference, who will speak on "What Does Our Money Do?" A covered dish luncheon will follow. 

Dr. Doug Fairbanks will speak in the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. sanctuary services on Sunday, on "When God Cannot Be God," with text from I Corinthians 1:18-31. The Rev. Brian Davis will speak in The Vine service at 10:45 on "Cleanliness is Next to Godliness.

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Prime Time Wednesday for February will provide four choices for classes at 6 p.m., with dinner, by reservation, at 5:15 p.m. Classes are: "A Case for the Psalms," Room OSC 101-102, led by the Rev. Brian Davis; "The Apocrypha," Hodge Room 123, led by the Rev. Keith Moore; "Becoming Tech Savvy," Prigmore Room  101, led by George Gannaway; and Christian Yoga continuing in Seminar Room 125. Make dinner reservations by 4 p.m. Monday with barbarab@fcumc.org or 756-2021, ext 3123.

Easter Egg Hunt Follows Mass Sunday At St. Augustine Catholic

Easter Sunday Masses at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 1716 Anderson Pike, Signal Mountain, will be at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. with an  Easter egg hunt following the 10:30 mass. Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper will be followed by Eucharistic Adoration. Friday, April 18 ,the Veneration of the Cross will be at 6 ... (click for more)

Three Easter Sunday Masses At Basilica Of Sts. Peter And Paul Catholic Church

Easter Sunday Mass at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 214 East Eighth St., will be at 9 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., in Spanish, with renewal of Baptismal Promises. Thursday, April 17, 5:30 p.m. will be Holy Thursday Mass. Friday, April 18, will be a Good Friday watch and pray from noon to 5:30 p.m., ... (click for more)

Haslam Signs Bill Ending Forced Annexation And Giving Tennesseans Right To Vote

Governor Bill Haslam signed HB 2371/SB2464 on Wednesday. The law ends forced annexations and gives Tennesseans the right to vote. The law now requires cities to annex by consent of the landowner or through referendum approved by a majority of the landowners to be annexed. As an additional protection to farmers, land primarily used for agriculture purposes may not be annexed by any ... (click for more)

One Of "Worst Of The Worst" Gets 10-Month Federal Sentence

One of the men labeled as the "worst of the worst" in a Chattanooga round up was sentenced Tuesday to 10 months and three years supervised release after he plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. Guy Wilkerson told Federal Judge Sandy Mattice, "I'm just a young father and I want the best for my kids." He said he apologized and that he knew what he ... (click for more)

What's Wrong With The City Recycle Program? - And Response (2)

Being new to recycling, I have lots to learn.  I rely on 311 and the attendants at the neighborhood collection centers to assist in building my knowledge.   Recently, I had an experience that makes me reconsidered my recycling efforts.  I loaded up my car, called 311 to verify what I could take, only to be blocked by the attendant at my neighborhood collection ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: That Billboard & Much More

Now that early voting has started and our strawberries have hopefully survived this last blush of winter, allow me to catch up on some things but, first, here’s a letter from a concerned reader I feel compelled to share: “There is something I have noticed throughout Brainerd, East Brainerd, Dayton, etc. A billboard has been put up, I believe by the Health Department of Hamilton ... (click for more)