Hixson United Methodist Golden Agers Meet Monday

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Golden Agers at Hixson United Methodist, 5301Old Hixson Pike,  will meet on Monday, at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Kevin Gray, director of Youth Ministries, will speak to about the youth initiative called "Sticky Faith". On the menu, there will be poppy seed chicken, rice, mixed vegetables, salad and apple crisp with ice cream.

Ash Wednesday Dinner and Service will be on Wednesday. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the season leading up to Easter. Chef Lisa Bennett, is preparing homemade soup and salad for $5 in the Fellowship Hall, served from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Worship begins at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.

Midweek during Lent, there will be several special opportunities on Wednesdays during Lent (March 5 - April 9). Dinner will be homemade soup and salad beginning at 5:15 p.m. for $5, followed by classes and a new worship opportunity called Lenten Vespers, at 6:30 p.m.


Rivermont Presbyterian Presents "Invitation To A Miracle" Christmas Cantata Dec. 18

The Chancel Choir of Rivermont Presbyterian Church, 3319 Hixson Pike, will present the Christmas cantata "Invitation to a Miracle" on Sunday, Dec. 18 at the 11 a.m. service. The service will feature the Chancel Choir and seasonal singers, as well as many guest musicians. "Come prepare your heart for the birth of the Christ-child in word and song," officials said.   ... (click for more)

Union Gospel Mission Has Community Christmas Dinner Dec. 23

The Union Gospel Mission of Chattanooga will host its Annual Community Christmas Dinner on Friday, Dec. 23, from 12-2 p.m. (or until the food runs out.) The event will be held at Miller Park, downtown Chattanooga, across from the main Post Office.  The Union Gospel Mission will be providing a free Christmas meal consisting of turkey, ham, potatoes, green beans, corn, ... (click for more)

City Administrator Lurone Jennings Suspended For Misallocation Of Funds

Rev. Lurone Jennings, administrator of City Youth and Family Development, has been suspended for one week for misallocation of funds. He also is to be issued a letter of reprimand and will undergo ethics training. The action came after a critical audit report from City Auditor Stan Sewell. It says Mr. Jennings transferred $18,500 of funds to a program, Journey Educational ... (click for more)

New Walker County Commissioner Whitfield To Move Public Meetings To Evenings And To Larger Venue; Will Also Be Listening Sessions

Walker County Sole Commissioner-Elect Shannon Whitfield said there will be a new arrangement for holding of public commissioner sessions when he takes place at the start of January. Current Commissioner Bebe Heiskell has held Thursday meetings at 3:30 p.m. from time to time in a conference room at her office near the Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette. Mr. Whitfield said those ... (click for more)

Roy Couldn't Possibly Be More Wrong - And Response (3)

Spreading false information isn't only harmful, as we've been made aware recently. The spread of false information can be outright dangerous.   Calling himself a Christian and all, Roy truly disappoints on so many levels with his recently opinion piece about black students attending predominately white schools being the cause of so much problems and grief at those schools. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Senseless Divide

If I could change one thing about the schools in Chattanooga, my wish would be that everybody could become good friends. I’m talking about the private schools versus the public schools. The rancor is so bad we hardly ever play in sports anymore and what the loathsome TSSAA has done in recent years to the out-numbered private schools is sinful. My dream would be that there would ... (click for more)