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Former Governor Phil Bredesen at the Chattanooga Rotary Club. Thursday, Oct. 2, noon at the Convention Center.

Brenda Freeman Short on The Role of the Tennessee Federation of Democratic Women, at the McMinn County Democratic Women’s Club, Thursday, 5 p.m. at McMinn County Democratic Headquarters, 9 Kilgore St.

David Fowler on Constitutional Amendment #1 at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Oct. 6, noon at Republican Headquarters, 1429 Chestnut St., Ste. E. Lunch buffet is $12. Please park in Finley Stadium parking lot caddy corner to building.

Pat Egen of Patricia Egen Consulting at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Oct. 8, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.

Gary Brinkworth, TVA senior program manager, Stake Holder Relations, on TVA Integrated Resource Plan at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, Oct. 6, Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon to 1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Dr. Walter Giliam speaks on early childhood at the Chattanooga Rotary Club. Thursday, Oct. 9, noon at the Convention Center.

Tennessee Valley Republican Women's Annual Spaghetti Supper to benefit the Fisher House on Friday, Oct. 10, 5-7 p.m. at Red Bank Lion's Club, 3704 Dayton Blvd. Spaghetti, salad, dessert, and drink. Adults: $8.50, children: $4.

Ironman race coordinators at the Downtown Kiwanis Club. Tuesday, Oct. 14, noon at the Sheraton Read House.

Tonya Gentry, executive director, Breast Cancer Support at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Oct. 15, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.

Dr. Katherine Colby speaks on the Dominican Water Project at the Chattanooga Rotary Club. Thursday, Oct. 16, noon at the Convention Center.

Shannon Johnson, Creative Discovery Museum; director of Exhibit Development, Evaluation, and Capital on Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, Oct. 20, Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon to 1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Flynn Gover at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Oct. 22, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.

Steve Wassilak with CDC at the Chattanooga Rotary Club. Thursday, Oct. 23, noon at the Convention Center.

Greg Thomas, Cleveland, Tn. planning director on Smart Communities Initiative in Cleveland, Tn. at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, Oct. 27, Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon to 1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Konrad Bachhuber of Wacker at the Downtown Kiwanis Club. Tuesday, Oct. 28, noon at the Sheraton Read House.

Dr. Steven Angle, chancellor, UTC at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Oct. 29, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.

Kevin Speigel, CEO of Erlanger, at the Chattanooga Rotary Club. Thursday, Oct. 30, noon at the Convention Center.

Mike D. Hoy, senior manager, Major Projects at TVA on TVA Natural Gas Generation - John Sevier Combined Cycle Plant at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, Nov. 3, Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon to 1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

PDG Frank Rothermel on The Life Of Rotary at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Nov. 5, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.

Jeff Lorberbaum, CEO and chairman of Mohawk, at the Chattanooga Rotary Club. Thursday, Nov. 6, noon at the Convention Center.

Colonel Bill Edens, Veteran's Day at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Nov. 12, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.

Brenda Thornburgh, Rotary District 6780 director on End Polio Now at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Nov. 19, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.


Family Makes Treasure Trove Of Early Chattanooga Photographs Available For Book; Stokes Collection Has Been Passed Down To Descendants

A treasure trove of Chattanooga photographs that have been passed down in the Stokes family for generations has now been assembled in an upcoming book. Chattanooga Around The Turn Of The Century: The Remarkable Stokes Collection will be published by Chattanoogan.com. Pre-orders are now being taken for the book, which includes over 700 photos on large-size pages. Publisher ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report - And Mug Shots

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ABERNATHY, JERRY LOUIS     4016 DELASHMIT HIXSON, 37415     31     Red Bank          PUBLIC INTOXICATION AKRIDGE, JERTERRIUS MARSHAWN     6317 TALLEDEGA AVENUE CHATTANOOGA, 37421     20    ... (click for more)

Leaders Lead On Amendment 1

This week the Hamilton County Commission was faced with what I believe may be one of the most important votes they have cast during their tenure.  Granted, the vote was over a "mere" Resolution that resulted in no overt action or new law in our county.  But there are times when simply speaking Truth and taking a stand on a foundational Principle is paramount and as such ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Expert Reasons Why To Vote

Early voting for the November election begins two weeks from today so please jump-start your plans that will assure your choices will be counted. In a fun-filled attempt to show what some of those who actually vote do during the rest of the day, I offer two examples of “those who live among us” from experts. The first are a series of questions from readers of “Dear Abby” who ask ... (click for more)

East Hamilton Personnel Losses Boost Other 5-AAA Hoop Teams

CLEVELAND, Tenn. – East Hamilton’s loss has been solid gains for two other basketball teams in District 5-AAA and Ringgold, Ga. One of the Hurricanes’ top players, Kenny Bunton, left the program two days after Rodney English replaced fired Michael Stone and transferred to Walker Valley where he will play for coach Bob Williams’ Mustangs. “I took the job in March and two days ... (click for more)

John Shearer: Memories Of Watching 38 Baylor-McCallie Games

Back in the fall of 1971 when I was in the sixth grade at Bright School, I listened on the radio to the exciting football game between Baylor and McCallie schools, the first since the series had been discontinued after 1940. I was hoping to attend Baylor School as a student the next year, so I was quite excited that Baylor won, 9-7.  And the next year as a seventh-grader, ... (click for more)