Dreamers In Action Luncheon Set For Jan. 21

Thursday, January 10, 2013

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Salvation Army’s Recreate Café at 800 McCallie Ave., will host the 2nd Annual Dreamers in Action Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 21, at noon.     

This 2nd annual luncheon will be a unique time for individuals from various communities to talk, dream and share a meal together. Participants will share their vision for Chattanooga in 2013 by creating a Vision Board.  The public is invited to come and share their dream.  

The luncheon is free, however, registration is required.  Register for this event by visiting: http://tsachatt.wufoo.com/forms/r7x2q5/   For additional information, contact Tenika Dye at 756-1023.


2 Naturalization Ceremonies Scheduled For May 2

Brigham Young University Vice President Matthew Richardson Speaks At Chattanooga Hamilton Place Rotary Club

Upcoming Obedience Classes At The Obedience Club Of Chattanooga


The Eastern District of Tennessee will hold two Naturalization ceremonies on Thursday, May 2 in the Third Floor Courtroom of the Joel W. Solomon Federal Building, 900 Georgia Ave. in Chattanooga. ... (click for more)

Education is not only about knowledge, but also an opportunity to contribute to mankind, Matthew Richardson, V.P. of advancement at BYU told the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place. At ... (click for more)

The Obedience Club of Chattanooga's next session of Obedience, Rally, Agility, Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog Classes for puppies and dogs will begin on Monday, May 6. "Sign up online ... (click for more)


Happenings

2 Naturalization Ceremonies Scheduled For May 2

The Eastern District of Tennessee will hold two Naturalization ceremonies on Thursday, May 2 in the Third Floor Courtroom of the Joel W. Solomon Federal Building, 900 Georgia Ave. in Chattanooga. The ceremonies are scheduled for 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. United States District Judge Harry S. Mattice, Jr. will preside over the ceremonies. Approximately 100 applicants are expected ... (click for more)

Brigham Young University Vice President Matthew Richardson Speaks At Chattanooga Hamilton Place Rotary Club

Education is not only about knowledge, but also an opportunity to contribute to mankind, Matthew Richardson, V.P. of advancement at BYU told the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place. At the weekly meeting of the club, he said the core principle of Brigham Young University is to help individuals in their quest to be in a position to help others and improve their circumstances. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Walker County Commissioner Announces Erlanger Debt Will Be Paid In Full In Current Tax Cycle

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield said on Wednesday that the county will pay off its $8.7 million debt to Erlanger Health System within the current tax cycle. The announcement was made on Walker County's Facebook page and can be found here . The debt was incurred during the prior administration of Commissioner Bebe Heiskell, when she backed $10 million of an infusion ... (click for more)

Littlefield Proposes Using Portion Of Hotel/Motel Tax Funds To Operate New Homeless Shelter

Former Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield is proposing that the city and county take $1 million each from the hotel/motel tax to operate a new homeless center. Mr. Littlefield told members of the County Commission on Wednesday that he believes it would be a justified use of the hotel/motel funds because restaurant and hotel operators often complain that homeless people are disturbing ... (click for more)

Opinion

How Can City, WWTA Get Away With Chronic Sewage Discharges Onto Our Streets?

A wastewater or service utility is simply a defined service in exchange for a fee. What if I pay a utility fee in exchange for a defined service, and the utility fails to deliver the service as agreed? As an example, I pay a private solid waste collection service to collect, transport, and dispose of garbage. Municipalities also operate waste collection and disposal. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Guest Columnists

Every day I get over 100 emails. Add what I find in My Morning Readings and I am a good candidate to be “Mr. Inspiration.” I have tried to figure out a way to pass some of what I believe are “The Wonders of Life” like I now do on weekends with “The Saturday Funnies.” You would have no idea how popular those jokes have become and several readers say they are the best thing I write ... (click for more)