Choir, Voci Virili To Present Music At St. Martin’s Episcopal Evensong

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The church vocal choir and Voci Virili, a local men’s chorus, will join to present music during Evensong Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 7547 East Brainerd Road. Voci Virili will also present a short concert in the parish hall.  Refreshments will follow.


Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 4th Pastoral Anniversary On Aug. 26

Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor Gary and First Lady Cathy Hathaway's fourth pastoral anniversary on  Sunday, Aug. 26, starting at  10:45 a.m. The morning speaker will be Pastor Floyd Whiteside. The afternoon speaker will be Pastor Kenneth F. Scaife and New Hope Baptist Church of Dalton. All ... (click for more)

Red Back Hymnal Singing Set For Aug. 19

The Hullander Farm, 10944 London Ln. in Apison will host the monthly Red Back Hymnal Singing on Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. "We will be taking a special love offering for police officer Tommy Bradford of Trenton.  He was injured in the high speed chase in Dade County last week, which resulted in the loss of his left leg from the knee down," officials said. The special singers ... (click for more)

City To Delay Proposal To Surplus 3 Buildings Near City Hall

City officials said Tuesday they will delay action on the proposal to surplus three buildings near City Hall. Stacy Richardson, chief of staff to Mayor Andy Berke, said the staff still does not have all the answers to questions raised about the plan. She said the staff is still convinced that moving the buildings to the private market as part of the Innovation District would ... (click for more)

Hearing Delay On Suit Brought By State Democrats To Keep Robin Smith Off Ballot

A hearing has been delayed on a lawsuit brought by the Tennessee Democratic Party seeking to keep Republican Robin Smith off the ballot in House District 26. Ms. Smith was the only candidate after longtime Rep. Gerald McCormick abruptly announced he was leaving his post to move to Nashville. Chancellor Jeff Atherton on Monday afternoon said he could not take the case until ... (click for more)

Make One Of The Proposed Surplus City Buildings Into A Local History Museum - And Response

The city of Chattanooga currently has no history center or museum. That is because several years ago it was conveyed to the public, in the blinking of an eye, that $9 million that had been raised mysteriously vanished for reasons unexplainable to this date. In the meantime, valuable artifacts and collections are sitting in cellars, basements and storage facilities instead of being ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: No Cell Phones Allowed

There was a time, not so long ago, when school-aged children would learn lessons from a prescribed text, such as a textbook. Today texting is far, far different and, as any of our teachers will tell us, cell phones have become the scourge of education. In almost every classroom, kids will silently text in the shadow of the desk in front of them rather than focus on the lesson. Yet ... (click for more)