East Asian Inspired Art Exhibit To Begin March 3

Friday, March 14, 2014

The "East Asian Inspired Art: 7 Artists" exhibit will be held at the North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Dr, Suite 102, Hixson.

It will be showing March 3-May, 29, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

A reception will be held on Sunday, from 4-6 p.m. and will feature bonsai and origami demonstrations.


Peyton Manning Spreading Word About Chattanooga Heroes Fund

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Girls Inc. Showcases What Earth Girl Campers Have Learned At Farmers' Market On Friday

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What Is #NoogaStrong

I've seen some recent posts asking exactly what Chattanooga Strong means. This week I have seen enough that I believe I can give you a definition of this glorious word.   As a city everyone will not always get along or agree. Often we may ask ourselves what is wrong with these nuts. Often we run across the rude, crude and ugly. But when tragic happens, we all come together ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The ‘If’ In Purple Hearts

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