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Councilwoman Carol Berz, at East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Court. Cost is $12

Governor Bill Haslam, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 24, noon at the Convention Center.

Commissioner Sabrena Smedley, District 7, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Aug. 28, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Robbie Summerour, master gardener, on “What Do Kitchen Scraps, Worms, and Compost Have in Common?” at The Green Thumb Garden Club of the Collegedale/Ooltewah area, Monday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m. at the Morning Pointe Assisted Living Center of Collegedale.  Following the presentation will be a Q&A period and a drawing for door prizes. Light refreshments will be served. First-time visitors are welcome free of cost. Memberships are $15 per person, $25 per family. Memberships are effective a year from date. For more information, contact Rita Vital at 423-505-6605.

State Rep. Dan Howell, at Bradley County Republican Party, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Bradley County Courthouse. Note this is a change from the regularly scheduled meeting date.

Tom Arth, UTC football coach, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Aug. 30, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Dr. Donna Van Nattan, with Accountability Measures, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Sept. 5, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Tom Arth, UTC football coach, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 7, noon at the Convention Center.

Eddie Yancy/Mary Helen Montgomery, A Tale of Two Cities, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 8, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Kevin Beirne, executive director of Bethel Bible Village, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Sept. 12, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

John Meacham, Penguin Random House, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 14, noon at the Convention Center.

Honorable Tom Greenholtz, Hamilton County drug court, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 15, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd. 

Jules Kinder, major and planned gift officer at Ronald McDonald House Charities, at East Brainerd Kiwanis, Friday, Aug. 25, noon-1 p.m. at Holiday Inn Express - Shallowford Road, Hamilton Place.

Melissa Blevins, CEO for Girls, Inc. at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Sept. 19, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

John Germ, RI president, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 21, noon at the Convention Center.

Zach Wamp, IssueOne (tentative), at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 22, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Cindy Pare at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Oct. 5, noon at the Convention Center.

Rebecca Hargrove with the Tennessee Lottery at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Oct. 19, noon at the Convention Center.

Ken McEltrath, CEO of Squid, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Oct. 26, noon at the Convention Center.

Chancellor Flora Tydings at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Nov. 2, noon at the Convention Center.

Bruce Zeiser at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Nov. 9, noon at the Convention Center.


City Council Approves Kyle Hedrick As New Administrative Hearing Officer

The City Council on Tuesday approved Kyle Hedrick as the city's first administrative hearing officer. City Attorney Wade Hinton said the establishment of a second administrative hearing officer should come in late September or early October. Officials said former City Judge Walter Williams has been pegged for that spot. Donna Williams, economic development director, said $59,500 ... (click for more)

City Council Approves David Roddy As Police Chief In 8-1 Vote

The City Council on Tuesday night voted 8-1 to approve David Roddy as police chief. Russell Gilbert cast the only no vote. Councilwoman asked that he be given a chance, saying the council could "hold him accountable" if problems arise. Chief Roddy became interim after the departure of Fred Fletcher. (click for more)

The Soul Of Chattanooga Is In Trouble

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Roy Exum: Ordinary To Extraordinary

A handsome black guy, from the looks of it still in high school, appeared in a video during A Celebration of Valor luncheon at the Chattanooga Convention Center Tuesday afternoon and described a Medal of Honor winner. Easily over 500 were there, including our famed Charles Coolidge, and all heard this young achiever say, “A Medal winner if an ordinary person who performs in an extraordinary ... (click for more)

Notre Dame Gets Revenge With Boyd-Buchanan

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Despite Sloppy Finish, Lady Raiders Sweep McMinn

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