Barking Legs Theater Looks Toward The Future With Renovation/Fundraiser Project

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The Barking Legs Theater has been in Chattanooga for 20 years, bringing arts and entertainment to the Scenic City.  Now the theater is positioning itself for the next 20 years and beyond with a complete renovation.

Barking Legs will be closed from July 21 until late September as it undergoes a face-lift.  

To help with the cost of the project, the venue is teaming with Causeway to help raise $10,000 starting June 2. For more information on how to help the Barking Legs continues its mission, contact Ann Law at info@barkinglegs.

org or call 802-1484.

Open Call For Actors For Candlelight Christmas Tours At Marsh House

At the Marsh House in Lafayette, Ga., participants are being sought for the 2016 Christmas season. Volunteers are needed to portray members of the Marsh family in character reenactments and to lead tour groups as Hosts in the Marsh House’s annual Candlelight Christmas Tours. The tours will be offered in the evenings at the historic house on the first three Saturdays and Sundays ... (click for more)

GPS And McCallie Present Fall Play Nov. 4-6

Girls Preparatory School and McCallie School present Uncommon Women and Others, a play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein, on Nov. 4-6. Performances on Friday and Saturday will be at 7 p.m. in the GPS Frierson Theatre; Sunday's matinee starts at 2 p.m.  The play opens in 1976 with a reunion of classmates, five years after graduating from Mount Holyoke, ... (click for more)

Top 12 Most Wanted Fugitive Corey Ripple Apprehended Wednesday Night

Robert Corey Ripple was apprehended on Wednesday evening by Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and a Deputy U.S. Marshal. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was advised by the United States Marshall’s Office at approximately 10:30 p.m. Wednesday that Ripple was seen turning in to an address on Dolly Pond Road. The agencies immediately formed an arrest team and went ... (click for more)

Firefighters Respond To Commercial Fire In Alton Park

The Chattanooga Fire Department on Thursday responded to a fire at Metalcasting Minerals Technologies at 3406 Alton Park Blvd. with five fire companies. Battalion Chief Ashley May said a hopper was full of combustible materials and a small area was on fire. Firefighters opened the hopper's hatch and applied large amounts of water and foam to the burning coal dust-type material. ... (click for more)

Literacy Is Critical

Government spending is often portrayed as a freight train "quickly running out of track." And there is some truth to that statement. There is not an endless supply of money to fund every good idea that comes along, and we must acknowledge that problem. Fiscal responsibility is a must.  That is why spending on priority issues like public education is important. You can spend ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Little History Lesson

We are told that, as of today, San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick holds the dual distinction of being “the most hated man in the NFL” and the wearer of “this year’s No. 1 Most-Purchased NFL jersey.” We also know that early voting just opened in “The Election of the Lesser of Two Evils” and, in Nashville, our educators are struggling with what parts of actual history should ... (click for more)