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Dr. Sandy McKenzie-Ives will speak on Leaving Guilt, Shame and Discouragement Behind at the Scenic Citiy Women's Network April Marketplace Luncheon, Thursday, April 28, at the Mountain City Club. Networking will be from 11:30 a.m.-noon and lunch will be served from noon-1 p.m. Reservation deadline is Tuesday, April 26, at noon.  To make reservations email reservations@scwn.org  or call 698-6262. The cost is $20 or $15 for the non-profit rate for paid employees of a 501c3 organization.

Attorney Jerry Summers, on his new book "Rush To Justice?: Tennessee's Forgotten Trial of the Century," at the Chattanooga Civitan Club. Friday, April 29, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Senator Todd Gardenhire, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, May 2, noon at the Towing Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. Jim Johnson at JC Whitney's barbecue will cater the food. RSVP to Facebook or by email to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Grady Stout, Tennessee American Water, on "An Emergency Solution for Frazier Water Supply," at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, May 2, noon-1 p.m. at the Chattanoogan Hotel located at 1201 Broad St in the Game Room seating area. Parking is valet only and the valet slip can be validated by the Broad Street Grille for free parking. Tips are not included for valet parking. The vehicle entrance for the hotel is from 13th Street. The valet drop off is at the covered hotel entrance. Street metered parking is also available around the hotel. Lunch buffet is $16.

Franklin McCallie with Chattanooga Connects at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, May 3, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Scott Lackman wiht  Beast and Barrel at the North Chattanooga Chamber Council.  Tuesday, May 3, 11:30 a.m. at the INCubator.  Meeting cost $10. 

Harold DePriest with EPB speaks at the Downtown Chamber Council.  Thursday, May 5, Mountain City Club, 7:30 a.m.  Meeting cost $15. 

Dr. J. Hill Craddock, on current research on the restoration of the American chestnut to the Appalachian hardwood forest ecosystem and the establishment of a commercial chestnut industry in Tennessee, at American Chestnut Restoration, on Monday, May 9, 6 p.m. at green|spaces, 63 E. Main St. Sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Wild Ones.

Rep. Mike Carter, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, May 9, noon at The Mill of Chattanooga, 1601 Gulf Street, Suite 100. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to Facebook or by email to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Bruce Hartmann, president of Chattanooga Times Free Press at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, May 10, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Alvin C. York All Airborne Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association, Tuesday, May 10, 7 p.m. at VFW Post 4848 on Riverside Drive. For information, call 706-271-5715.

Dr. Rob Havers with the George Marshall Foundation at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, May 12, noon at the Convention Center.

Rich Mozingo, president of the Chattanooga Lookouts, at the Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, May 13, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Edward Reinhold with the FBI at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, May 17, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Lt. Shepherd, HCSO, on "Gang Violence in the City of Chattanooga," at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, May 23, noon at The Mill of Chattanooga, 1601 Gulf Street, Suite 100. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to Facebook or by email to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.


Fort Oglethorpe Arrest Report For April 22-28

Here is the Fort Oglethorpe arrest report for April 22-28: Mark Brannan Sangalang, 28, of 114 Van Cleve Street #6, Fort Oglethorpe was arrested April 22 on charges of entering auto and fugitive from justice. Travis Knight Johnson, 24, of 114 Van Cleve Street #10, Fort Oglethorpe was arrested April 22 on a charge of criminal attempt. Brandin Allen Russell, 28, of 106 ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: AIRKS, JESSICA  711 WOODVALE AVE CHATTANOOGA, 37411  Age at Arrest: 28 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) --- ANDERSON, SHEA AMBER  4103 DAYTON BLVD APTC37 CHATTANOOGA, 37415  Age at Arrest: 24 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Jill Levine Is An Educational Rock Star

No one has covered the Hamilton County Department of Education drama better than Roy Exum.  Thank you, Roy, but I take issue with your unnamed sources.  Professional jealousy and sour grape darts should not be anonymous.   HCDE is so dysfunctional, and there is good cause to place this public organization under a microscope, dissect it into pieces and discard all ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Settle It With A Vote

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, which I consider a pretty good authority on what words really mean, defines “freedom” in this way:  “The quality or state of being free: such as, (a) the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action; (b) liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another; (c) independence -- the quality or state of being exempt ... (click for more)

Shrum, Gautier Win Communities In Schools 5K

Ryan Shrum and Jan Gautier may still be recovering from the Boston Marathon 12 days ago, but that didn’t keep them from winning overall titles in the 18 th Annual Communities In Schools 5K in Ringgold Saturday morning. The race, a circular 3.1-mile route that was somewhat flat, but included a few challenging climbs, was sponsored by First Volunteer Bank with proceeds benefitting ... (click for more)

Baylor Baseball Complex Dedicated to the Etters and Wyatt McMahan

It was the summer of 1961 and a 10-year-old boy and a college grad were starting their baseball journey – a journey which would eventually connect them for decades to come. While Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris were chasing the ghost of Babe Ruth and the then home run record of 60 round trippers, Wyatt McMahan was in his first year in Joe Engel’s Knothole League in White Oak ... (click for more)