2 Cities Band Concert At First Baptist Saturday

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Banding Together, 2 Cities Bands will be Saturday at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave. 

Dr. Thomas Quisenberry will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday on "Dealing With Death," with texts from Psalm 86:1-10 and Romans 6: 1-11. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and Fellowship Time at 10:30 a.m.


Daisy UMC Hosts Daisy Fun Day May 16

Daisy United Methodist Church is hosting Daisy Fun Day on May 16 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be arts, crafts, carnival games, blowups, face painting, food, music and more. This is a free event . Daisy UMC is located at 9508 Dayton Pike Blvd., Soddy Daisy. For more information, call 423-322-3243. (click for more)

A Life Of Praise

Churches of all denominations, all over the United States, have difficulty retaining those who come and profess faith in Christ.  A person who comes to faith in Christ is a “new creation” having been born again.  This new Christian is not born fully developed and spiritually mature. Just before ascending to heaven, Jesus gave us a command: make disciples by baptizing and ... (click for more)

Only 2 Bradley County Commissioners Support 30-Cent Wheel Tax

After a lengthy debate, only two members of the Bradley County Commission voted in favor of a 30-cent wheel tax on Monday night. The measure needed 10 votes to pass. Several commissioners said a wheel tax would have certainly brought on a petition for a referendum and then defeat at the polls. Commissioner Jeff Yarber said the last wheel tax lost by 70 percent in a referendum. ... (click for more)

Agent Says Drug-Selling Traffic Was So Brisk Outside Brainerd Pill Mill That A Guard Was Necessary

An IRS agent testified Monday that so much drug peddling was going on outside a Brainerd "pill mill" that the owner had to hire a security guard. Scott Kennedy said all who went to the O'Neill Clinic got drugs from Dr. Ishaan Al-Amin, who earlier pleaded guilty to charges of illegally dispensing controlled substances and tax evasion. It was testified that in November 2011 ... (click for more)

Dr. King Wouldn't Approve Of The Mayhem In Baltimore

I am mostly certain that Dr. King never meant for this kind of violence to happen.  I don't recall any of the protests he led not being peaceful.  He would most definitely not approve of people burning, looting, the complete and utter unnecessary mayhem, or anything like what happened in Baltimore. Do you really believe Dr. King would condone 8, 10, 12-year-old children ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why The Lynching Stopped

Over the weekend I became fascinated by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, and yesterday I devoted my Monday opinion piece to the fact this black man, who for 25 years was a cop in Milwaukee and who is now in his fourth term as the sheriff, believes the arrest of six Baltimore police is “a miscarriage of justice.” The more I read and researched Sheriff Clarke, the more I ... (click for more)