Impressions Is March Exhibit At River Gallery

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The shift of light and color inspire the art in River Gallery's March exhibit Impressions.  There will be an artist reception on March 7 from 6:30-8 p.m.  The snow date for the reception is March 8, 2-4 p.m.

Review for Impressions:

With a dynamic color pallet, husband and wife team Yaffa and Jeff Todd breathe life into their glass work, producing pieces that embrace nature with the flow of light and hue.   Painter Mia Merlin's bright scenes move before your eyes with excited brush strokes and luminous color; one can almost hear the people's activity.

 Joe Parrott masterfully harmonizes the play between light and shadow, creating an elusive moment of time in his oil paintings.

Events are free and open to the public

Cornerstones, Inc. Announces 2017 Cornerstones Board Of Directors

Cornerstones, Inc., Chattanooga’s historic preservation organization led by Executive Director Ann Gray, announces its 2017 board of directors and officers.  Bob McNutt, of McNutt Consulting, will be taking on the role of chairperson of the board.  Charlotte Caldwell, local art advocate; Scott Seagle, senior instructional developer with the Walker Center for ... (click for more)

2017 “Rump Run” 5K Promotes Colon Cancer Awareness

The 2017 Greater Chattanooga Rump Run 5K and Fun Walk for Colon Cancer Awareness will take place on Saturday, March 11 at Enterprise South Nature Park in Chattanooga.    Now in its fifth year, the event allows Chattanooga area runners, walkers and colon cancer survivors to come together and raise awareness about the importance of early colon cancer screening, while ... (click for more)

School Board Turns Thumbs Down To Proposed Funding Of Central Track

County school board members on Thursday night expressed a number of concerns about a proposed $500,000 new track under consideration for funding by the County Commission at Central High School. The vote was 9-0 to table a motion to accept the money (if offered). Karitsa Mosley-Jones said, "We've got students at schools on a high priority list and you're going to give me a track?" ... (click for more)

School Board Approves 4-Year Contract Extension With Independent Bus Drivers, Who Say They Can Handle 100 Routes; Extension Given On Custodial Contract

The county school board on Thursday night extended the contract by four years of school bus owner operators, who said they could deliver on 100 bus routes. The board delayed until a special meeting at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at Central High School the issue of whether to accept the offer of 100 contract routes. That would be handled by many of the current 49 owner operators taking ... (click for more)

Bikers Need To Have Licenses And Insurance - And Response

I am okay with Haslam’s idea of raising the gas tax and lowering the food tax.  But, I want to see a tax of bicycles since they have their own lanes now and they also have to be maintained. How much revenue would that bring in?  I would think if we have enough bike riders to have the lanes in the first place, there must be enough to generate some money for road improvements. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Just One Year Later…

If I hadn’t actually seen it happen, I would never have believed it. Not only did I wonder if it could ever happen, more often than not my disgust and dismay of such rampant disorder has filled me with more gloom and doom than you’ll find in a liberal Democrat on this, Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day. But I have got to proclaim that Thursday night I have never been as proud of the ... (click for more)