PHOTOS: SharkWeek At Riverbend

Monday, June 16, 2014

SharkWeek performed on the Volkswagen Stage at the Riverbend Festival. Band members are Kip Smith, Nate Smith, Adam Swafford and Bijan Dhanani.

Bob Bennett And Mark Kelly Hall Play At Puckett's April 9

Bob Bennett and Mark Kelly Hall will perform in a special early show at Puckett’s Chattanooga on Sunday, April 9. The music, an acoustic blend of Americana and contemporary Christian originals and favorites, will start at 6 p.m. Admission is free and tips are appreciated.  Review for Bob Bennett: Bob Bennett, an early and influential figure in contemporary Christian music, ... (click for more)

UTC Theatre Co. Presents Oklahoma April 18-22

The UTC Theatre Co. will present Rodger and Hammerstein’s classic, Oklahoma!, April 18-22. Director Steve Ray said, “When Oklahoma! opened in 1943, it set the standard for musicals to follow.  It is known for the revolutionary way it incorporated the plot into the songs, but it also has the near perfect mix of romance, comedy, intrigue, music and dance.”    ... (click for more)

3 More People Shot In Latest Wave Of Chattanooga Gang Violence; 16-Year-Old Girl Killed

Three more people were shot overnight as a wave of Chattanooga gang violence continued. A 16-year-old girl was killed. The Chattanooga Police Department was called to respond to a person shot in the 3500 block of Clio Avenue early Thursday morning (1:26 a.m.) Two victims were found at the scene, including the young girl who was decease inside a vehiclefrom ... (click for more)

Autopsy Report Says 19-Year-Old Jalen Little Was Shot 14 Times In The Driveway Of His Home After Drug Deal Went Bad

An autopsy report says 19-year old Jalen Little was shot an estimated 14 times in a drug deal gone bad in Hixson on March 12. The teen died after being rushed from his driveway to a local hospital. Zachary Adam Chadwick - the name given by the victim to police just before he died  - with criminal homicide and especially aggravated robbery. Chadwick, also 19, said it ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret - And Response

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two Catchers & ‘Shaq’

Kids whose parents are active members in the military were special guests of the New York Yankees when they played the Tampa Bay Rays in an exhibition game last Sunday in Tampa. The Yankees had even arranged for taped videos so some of the kids could watch with the rest of the crowd as their parents told how much they missed them on the Jumbotron. Both the kids and the fans ate ... (click for more)