Upcoming Events At Heritage House

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Here are the upcoming events at Heritage House in East Brainerd.  

Tuesday, May 13, 6:30 p.m.:  Jamion Williams, Bob DeYoung and "The Quote Unquotes" concert sponsored by Chatt. Songwriters Association. Free admission.

Thursday, May 15, 2 and 7 p.m.:  Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn in Charade.  Free admission.

Monday, May 19, 6:30 p.m.:  The Backlot: A Place for Filmmakers with special guest film actor Stevie Ray Dallimore ("Ender's Game").  Free admission.

Thursday, June 5, 6 p.m.: Ambi-Artists Creative Cluster (based on "The Artist's Way" by Julia Cameron), pot luck dish artists mixer.

East Ridge Police Department Implements Body Worn Camera Program For Police Officers

The East Ridge Police Department has started to implement a Body Worn Camera program for all patrol officers. Training began this week to familiarize the officers with the uses and features of the BWCs. A small portion of those trained will begin utilizing the BWCs immediately, while the rest of the department will roll out with their BWCs in stages. Body Worn Cameras have ... (click for more)

Southern Lit Alliance Hosts Books And Brews Book Swap Event Tuesday

The Southern Lit Alliance will host Books and Brews on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Heaven and Ale.  For this book swap event, guests are asked to bring a copy of a book they have read to be traded with that of another guest.   This is a fun, casual event to support the outreach programs of the Southern Lit Alliance.   Drinks will be available for purchase ... (click for more)

Shots Fired Into A Crowd On Wilcox Boulevard; Monchello Jessup, 20, Hit

Police said shots were fired into a crowd on Wilcox Boulevard on Tuesday night. Monchello Jessup, 20, was shot. At approximately 9:10 p.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 2333 Wilcox Blvd. for a shooting. W itnesses stated that unknown suspects drove by the address and opened fire into a small crowd. Mr. Jessup said he was standing in the crowd ... (click for more)

City Judges Say Court Operation is Making Money, "We Stay Busy"

City Judges Russell Bean and Sherry Paty told members of the City Council on Tuesday that the court is making money and "we stay busy." Judge Bean said, "Judge Paty is totally loaded down, and I'm close to it." At a budget hearing, Councilman Chris Anderson quizzed the judges on their "typical weekly schedule." The two judges share a courtroom at the Courts Building. They ... (click for more)

Who Do School Board Members Really Represent

School Board member David Testerman said "shame" on the taxpayers for opposing a tax increase and therefore not giving our kids what they need."  Please explain to us how an "across the board pay raise" which includes highly paid administrators, principals, and assistant principals does anything for the children (over 275 making over $100,000 a year).  Good teachers, yes, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Is Somebody Evil Coming?

In the spring of 2012 I wrote a story about a heinous lout named Jackie McConnell who I found out was coming to Chattanooga. Jackie had just “starred” in undercover tape that was shown around the world of him savagely beating a Tennessee Walking Horse with a 2-by-4 board and sadistically “soring” the animals so the resulting pain would make the horse do an unnatural dance called ... (click for more)