Art + Issues: Diversity Is! Now Deal With It? Is Thursday

Monday, March 17, 2014
Alma Thomas, Light Blue Nursery, 1968, acrylic, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Artist
Alma Thomas, Light Blue Nursery, 1968, acrylic, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Artist

Art + Issues: Diversity Is! Now Deal With It? is Thursday at 6 p.m. at Hunter Museum. 

Participants will explore the ways to understand and engage with diversity in the community with UTC professors Dr. Bart Weathington, UC Foundation professor in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Dr. Brian O'Leary, department head and associate professor of Psychology. 

Free to all in the community. This is presented in partnership with The AIGA.

Tennessee American Water Invites Residents To Water Fest

Tennessee American Water invites area residents to experience the world of water at its upcoming Water Fest on Thursday, Aug. 3. The open house is free and includes plant tours, educational demonstrations, children’s activities, face painting and refreshments. In addition several community partners will be on-hand to show how water is connected to almost everything we do.  ... (click for more)

Guild Trail To Be Closed Wednesday And Thursday For Utility Work

The 4300 Block of Guild Trail between Ochs Highway and West 45th Street will be closed for utility work  on  Wednesday and Thursday, from  8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m . Detours will be posted. In order to view a map of these  closures , visit  http://www.chattanooga. gov/transportation/ traffic -eng ineering-a-operations/ ... (click for more)

Lookout Mountain, Tn., As Hall Tax Evaporates, Raises Property Tax By 14 Cents Above New Certified Rate; Parking Rates, Fines Raised

With the Hall tax dwindling, the Lookout Mountain, Tn., Commission on Tuesday night approved a 14-cent property tax increase above the new certified rate.   The July meeting of the commission had been postponed until Tuesday so the amount of Hall state income tax that the town will receive for 2107 would be known before setting the property tax rate and finalizing the ... (click for more)

Man In Critical Condition After Shooting On 34th Street; Carolyn Ross Taken Into Custody

A man is in critical condition after a shooting on Tuesday night on 34th Street.   Carolyn Ross, 57, was taken into custody.   Chattanooga Police responded at 7:20 p.m. to a person shot at the 1900 block E 34 th  Street.   Police initially responded to the report of a disorder at the 3900 block of 6th Avenue. Upon arrival officers learned the ... (click for more)

Prayers For Denny

I don’t live in Chattanooga any longer unfortunately and haven’t for many years now, but when I did live there, I was more than a regular at Yesterdays.  It was basically my second home….as it was for many, many of my friends and others that I may not have known their names, but definitely knew their faces.   It was the “Cheers” of Chattanooga. It was the place that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘No Sir -- It Stays Here’

To any of the millions who have served the United States on the field of combat, the most hallowed and prized distinction is our nation’s Medal of Honor. It is never given, it is always earned before it is ever awarded.  At least that’s the way it was up until a sun-splashed Wednesday three weeks ago in Vicenza, Italy. There is an Army base there that houses the 173 rd Airborne ... (click for more)