Charles Hutchins To Speak At First-Centenary Women's General Meeting

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Charles Hutchins, vice president of Development and Church Relations, Holston Home for Children, will be the feature speaker Monday, June 2, at the United Methodist Women's General Meeting at 11 a.m. in the Oak Street Center at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 410 McCallie Ave.

This Sunday, Dr. Doug Fairbanks will speak at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. sanctuary services on "A Promise Kept," with text from John 14:15-21. The Rev. Brian Davis will speak at the Vine service at 10:45 on "Mysteries of the Old Testament: Joseph.
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May 2 Event Aids New Eye And Medical Clinic In Haiti

Top-selling Christian artist Nichole Nordeman will present a concert in Chattanooga Saturday, May 2 to benefit See Him Ministries. The concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the ICCM Theatre, 6425 Lee Hwy. Doors open at 6 p.m. Ms. Nordeman has numerous number one and top 10 songs, with over one million CDs sold. The singer-songwriter is a two-time Gospel Music Association ... (click for more)

Bob Tamasy: Values And Decision-Making

Decision-making can be both fun and frustrating. Some decisions are simple and inconsequential: what to eat for breakfast; what shirt or dress to wear; what color to paint the wall; what restaurant to select for an evening meal. Other decisions carry considerable weight: what college to attend and what to study; what career to pursue; who to marry; how to manage your finances; ... (click for more)

Mayor Berke Announces Plan To Provide High-Speed Internet At A Discount Price To Those With Low Incomes

Mayor Andy Berke, in his annual State of the City Address, on Monday announced the creation of the Netbridge Student Discount program. In the partnership with EPB, he said any family of a child eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch in schools can receive 100 megabits per second Internet at a cost of $26.99 per month." Mayor Berke said, "Think about it. Our low income families will ... (click for more)

DA Tells Dalton Jury Cell Phone Of Skyy Mims Was Found At Murder Scene

District Attorney Bert Poston told a jury in Dalton on Monday that the cell phone of Skyy Mims was found at the scene of the murder of convenience store clerk DK Chaudhari. He said Ms. Mims carried out the robbery in order to get Lotto tickets that she hoped would bring her money to finance her budding musical career. He said she took 80 "$500 A Week For Life" tickets. The ... (click for more)

The Heart Of A Teacher Makes A Difference - And Response (2)

In less than four weeks, I expect to be one of 216 graduating seniors from East Hamilton School. One could say all possible variables help a student rise to the highest levels in school; but a student is more than his environment or genetic code. He is a mixture of his own propensity and dedication to academics, coupled with a systemic team of mentors who give their all as a student’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Who Is This Barbarian?

The Tennessee Supreme Court upheld a curious decision on what defines a “whistleblower” last month, saying you can’t blow the whistle on your employer if he’s the only one who hears the whistle. No, you’ve got to go to someone other than the perpetrator which not only makes sense, but appears to heighten one’s chance of success. What is much more curious is why somebody didn’t ... (click for more)