Education Forum And Meeting Of Unity Group Of Chattanooga Is Sunday

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Unity Group of Chattanooga will host a State of Education Forum: Future Vision and the Paths Forward and General Meeting on Sunday at 5 p.m.

The meeting will be held at Eastdale Village UMC, 1403 Tunnel Blvd.

"We are immensely concerned over a wide variety of education issues currently effecting our community, and we will seek to explore the most effective avenues and remedies that promote strong support, sustainability and vibrancy within our schools and students," said Sherman Matthews, Jr., chairman of the Unity Group.  

"We will have on hand several education advocates that will be able to discuss and look at many profiles in education in-depth," said Mr. Matthews. "We also hope to have representatives from UnifiEd come and discuss the APEX Initiative and adequacy of funding. Lastly, we hope to be able to receive updates on various education issues from several of our elected representatives.: 

 



Cleveland City Schools Activities For Week Of Dec. 11

Cleveland City Schools  Board of Education  will meet  on Monday , at  5:30 p.m.  in the Cleveland Middle School Theater.  Click here  to view the agenda. For more information contact Andrea Byerly,  423-472-9571 ,  abyerly@clevelandschools.org .    Cleveland High School music department  Winter Concert ... (click for more)

Cleveland State Holds Fall Commencement

Cleveland State Community College held its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, in the L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium.  (click for more)

Driver Of Stolen Car Jumps Out; Leaves Pregnant Cousin In Vehicle As It Hits Pole, Wall, Creek

The driver of a stolen car jumped out, leaving his 15-week pregnant cousin in the vehicle as it hit a power pole and a wall before plunging into a creek. Michael Jalen Sawyer, 20, of Clinton, Tn., was charged with evading arrest, improper registration, reckless endangerment, theft of property over $10,000, failure to maintain lane and vandalism. Police said the incident happened ... (click for more)

Neighbor Takes Photo Of Burglar; Brian Alex Stone Arrested

A neighbor who went over to check on a house break-in has led to the arrest of Brian Alex Stone Jr. Stone, 23, of 3210 Broad St., is charged with aggravated burglary and theft of property. Police were notified on Dec. 1 that a burglary had just taken place on Trailwood Drive. The suspect was a black male with twists in his hair, who was driving a silver Dodge Caliber. ... (click for more)

All I Want For Christmas Are Digitized Newspapers For 2018

With recent news of the Public Library investing in their own StoryCorps-ish effort with the Chattanooga Memory Project, it got me thinking about digitizing local newspapers again.   It's been two and a half years since the Chattanooga Public Library committed to sending out a request for proposals to digitize the local newspapers they have on microfilm. Back in ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Last You’d Suspect

Back when Bill Lenz launched Christ the Rock Community Church, the idea was to spread the gospel in Menasha, Wisc. but Bill and his brother Bob soon found they were dealing with people in trauma situations – drug and alcohol addiction, poverty, the homeless, and suicide prevention. As the church grew, they started an offshoot ministry called “Solid Rock” that deals with suicide ... (click for more)