Fort Oglethorpe First Baptist Holds Town Hall Meeting This Sunday

Friday, March 14, 2014

A Town Hall meeting will be at 4 p.m. this Sunday, at Fort Oglethorpe First Baptist Church, 2645 Lafayette Road,  to discuss a new worship service.

First Baptist  Senior Acts will make a trip to Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Ga., Thursday, April 3. Contact the church office for reservations, which must be in by Sunday, March 23..



Tanner Tidwell Completes 2-Year Mission For LDS Church

Tanner Tidwell, of Ringgold, recently completed a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). The LDS Church has 422 missions worldwide, more than 70,000 missionaries, and is represented in more than 189 countries.   Tanner is the son of Bruce and Dana Tidwell and he has three siblings – Lacey Jones, Lauren Pippin and Taylor Tidwell.  Tanner’s ... (click for more)

Terra Vista Baptist Church Hosts Annual Family Fall Festival On Saturday

Terra Vista Baptist Church will host its annual Family Fall Festival this Saturday, from 12-2 p.m. at the church.  Activities will include a variety of games for children of all ages, such as inflatables for older and younger children, corn hole, ring toss, mini golf, fishing, cake walk, face painting, music and more.  Free food will also be served including nachos, ... (click for more)

City Council Rejects Share Of Big City Contract Recommended By Berke Administration For Start-Up Staffing Firm

The City Council on Tuesday night rejected awarding a share of a big contract for a start-up staffing firm that had been pushed by the Berke administration. Councilman Chip Henderson made a motion to approve "for the purpose of discussion" on the plan to give Msi Workforce Solutions part of the work along with a North Chattanooga firm that has had the contract for temporary staffing ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Airport To Go "Off The Grid" After Final Phase Of Solar Panel Installations

The Chattanooga Airport is embarking on the third and final phase of its solar farm, which when completed will allow the Airport to "go off the grid." John Naylor, Airport vice president, said, "This will give us all the power we need to run the Airport." He said EPB will assist with installation of a power storage unit and a micro-grid controller to make the change-over possible. ... (click for more)

Vote No On The Rezoning For A New Landfill In Harrison - And Response (3)

County Commissioners, please consider the following facts when voting on the rezoning request for a new privately-owned C&D landfill in Harrison.  Use of this property for a landfill has been rejected by the county three times in the past (1971, 1984 and 2007).  In 1971 and 2007 the County Commissioners unanimously rejected the proposal.  In 1984 the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Mom Don’t Have…I Do’

It’s hard to know what goes through the mind of a five-year-old, particularly one who watches her mom go in and out of jail due to drug addiction. But little Sunshine Oelfke is obviously being raised right by her grandmother because the other morning, the five-year-old came into the kitchen before leaving for kindergarten with a baggie full of coins from her piggy bank. “I asked ... (click for more)