Exum Gallery Show Opens June 27

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The summer Sunday Eucharist at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 805 West 7th St., will be at 9:15 a.m. in the Yo Room.  Volunteers are needed to sign up to bring snacks and to preach. If you can help with either ministry, please email Mary Gardner White at white@stpaulschatt.org.  Dress is casual.
 
The Exum Gallery Show opening reception will be Friday, June 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. The St. Paul’s Arts Committee invites you to Skyworks.
This exhibit features works by The North Georgia Skypainters Society. Skypainters is a group of eight local painters who come together in workshops to “interpret with paint the marvelous ever-changing shapes and moods of the sky.” Their mission is to “encourage others to gaze upward more often and enjoy the ethereal, ephemeral beauty of the sky.” Artwork from St. Paul's Arts Camp will also be on display.

"Satan Is Real, But Evil Will End" Is Sunday's Topic At Middle Valley

Middle Valley Church of God announces that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, 'Satan Is Real, But Evil Will End '  in the  10:30 a.m.  service this  Sunday. This is part of a sermon series titled 'The Best Is Yet To Come.'  This new sermon series will develop the reality that while life on earth may be difficult now, ... (click for more)

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State Board In Nashville Approves New Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital

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Pinkston Says Offer Was Made To Dismiss Lawsuit Against Him If Prosecution Of Detective Burns Was Dropped; Judge Greenholtz "Greatly Bothered" By Any Such Offer

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Downtown Needs Cleaned Up

My son and I parked on Broad Street and walked to the Billiard Club on Cherry Street this past weekend. It's probably a total of two blocks. In that short walk we passed where Rone Regency used to be on 6th Street and in that doorway was about a years worth of human feces and urine covering the doors and walls. The concrete sidewalk on the street is all broken up and the metal ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 40 Questions About ‘Blue Bags’

No. 1 – Did you know that one in every five of the 42,000 children in the Hamilton County school district is what the experts call “food deprived?” No. 2 – Can you get your arms around the fact that a huge percentage of those 8,400 children get little, if nothing, to eat from Friday at lunch until they return to our schools on Monday? No. 3 -- Did you know that you – just ... (click for more)