Vacation Bible School June 2-6 At Signal Mountain Baptist

Friday, May 23, 2014

Vacation Bible School at Signal Mountain Baptist Church, 939 Ridgeway Ave. will be June 2-6, from 9 a.m.-noon. The theme will be Weird Animals, Where Jesus’ Love in One-Of-A-Kind.  The VBS is for kids entering kindergarten through those who have completed 5th grade.

Dr. Stephen Wright will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday, May 25, on "A Rest For the People of God," with text from Hebrews 4:8-13. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Emily Spears will be welcomed Sunday at the summer  ministry intern for 2014.


St. Elmo Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 156th Anniversary July 9

St. Elmo Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the church's 156th Anniversary and Homecoming on Sunday, July 9, at 11 a.m.   The 3 p.m. guest will be Pastor Maurice Gilchrist and Congregation of Greater Nazarene.   The theme for the day will be Plunging Our Roots Into Christ, Ezekiel 47:12.   The community is invited to come and join the celebration. ... (click for more)

60-Year-Old Ministry Breaks Ground On New Headquarters In Collegedale

The international media evangelism ministry, It Is Written, is breaking ground on a new ministry headquarters on July 10 at 10 a.m. The groundbreaking ceremony will feature It Is Written representatives, local government and business leaders, and Seventh-day Adventist church leadership. The groundbreaking ceremony will begin at the fellowship hall of the Collegedale ... (click for more)

Apartment Fire Leaves Family Of 4 Homeless

No injuries were reported in connection with an apartment fire Tuesday afternoon. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm around  1:30  p.m. and responded with six fire companies to Bayberry Apartments at 2300 Windsor Street. Ronald Boyd, who lives nearby, was one of the first to spot the flames and ran to the two-story apartment building to alert the ... (click for more)

3 People Shot At Citgo On Glenwood Drive; 1 Dies; D'Kobe Jordan, 19, Arrested On Multiple Charges

Three people were shot at a convenience store in Glenwood on Monday afternoon. One later died after being rushed to the hospital.  The incident happened around 2:40 p.m. at the Citgo at 101 Glenwood Dr. Police said the teen who shot the man who died was wounded himself and went to the hospital. D'Kobe Jordan, 19,  is now facing murder charges. Chattanooga Police ... (click for more)

Improvements On The Glass Bridge

The glass bridge has been an embarrassing situation almost since the day of installation. At least two or three and usually more sections of glass have continuously been cracked. This creates fear in pedestrians and causes most to want to use the middle metal section. In addition, it has not been maintained for cleanliness.  I observed that both the front section and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: California’s Foolishness

Over the weekend Hillary Clinton, the first runner-up in the latest presidential election, tweeted, “Forget death panels. If Republicans pass this (health) bill, they're the death party.” It was also being seriously debated if the psychotic action of the gunman who shot Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise was due to the repugnant rhetoric being increasingly spewed by other liberals. Great ... (click for more)