Due to inclement weather, Movies in the Park in Coolidge Park is canceled for this evening (Saturday).
First Things First officials said, "We hope to see everyone next Saturday."
Please visit firstthings.org for more information.
November 26, 2014
A father-son duo and a husband-wife team were among the 10 people who completed Whitfield County’s Academy 11 CERT training on Nov. 8-9. The 10 new Community Emergency Response Team members ... (click for more)
The Salvation Army, with the help of dozens of volunteers, hosted the 5th Annual Thanksgiving Eve Community Festival Wednesday, from noon–2 p.m. at 800 McCallie Ave. Over 200 were served by 50 ... (click for more)
Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: South Crest Road Bridge repair project over I-24 (between MM 182.3 – 182.4) and East Main Street (Mid-State Construction ... (click for more)
A father-son duo and a husband-wife team were among the 10 people who completed Whitfield County’s Academy 11 CERT training on Nov. 8-9. The 10 new Community Emergency Response Team members increase the total to 208 men and women who have completed the emergency training since classes began here in 2010. The graduates, who completed the intensive training ... (click for more)
The Salvation Army, with the help of dozens of volunteers, hosted the 5th Annual Thanksgiving Eve Community Festival Wednesday, from noon–2 p.m. at 800 McCallie Ave. Over 200 were served by 50 plus volunteers. The Salvation Army will also be delivering meals to over 600 homebound neighbors Thursday, on Thanksgiving Day. Volunteers will arrive at 9 a.m. to begin deliveries ... (click for more)
A 10-year-old boy suffered serious injuries when he was attacked by a pit bull on Thanksgiving Day morning. At approximately 10:12 a.m. deputies were called to 175 Daugherty Ferry Road regarding a report of a dog attack on a child. On arrival the Sale Creek Fire Department found the child on the front porch of the residence. The child’s father said his son came ... (click for more)
East Ridge Police arrived on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at the East Ridge Flea Market at 6725 Ringgold Road in response to a reported pedestrian struck and hit and run incident. Once on the scene, police determined that the incident was actually a robbery. The victim advised police that a white woman claiming to be a police officer grabbed her purse and attempted to flee ... (click for more)
As a frequent visitor at Heritage Park in East Brainerd, I must say that the situation is becoming slightly out of control. To start, parking is atrocious. The unpaved lot contains nothing but loose gravel which has naturally given way to divots in the ground assuring you a few bumps. Why isn't this area smoothed out? It's not worth parking there anyways ... (click for more)
On this, “Black Friday,” when frantic shopping and crowded aisles cause some nerves to wear thin, please allow me to share a poem a friend sent me not long ago called “Shoes in Church.” Perhaps it will be fitting: SHOES IN CHURCH I showered and shaved. I adjusted my tie. I got there and sat In a pew just in time. Bowing my head in prayer, as I closed my eyes. I saw ... (click for more)