Chattanooga Public Library Receives Memorial Gift

Friday, April 29, 2016
Lenore Levy; LaVonne Jolley, honorary state president of CDXVII Century, Judy Bean, CDXVII Century Chapter librarian; Mary Helms, head of Genealogy Department at Public Library; and Pauline Moore, president of Prudhomme Fort Chapter
Lenore Levy; LaVonne Jolley, honorary state president of CDXVII Century, Judy Bean, CDXVII Century Chapter librarian; Mary Helms, head of Genealogy Department at Public Library; and Pauline Moore, president of Prudhomme Fort Chapter
Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century members of Prudhomme Fort Chapter presented books to the genealogical reference section of the Chattanooga Public Library.
 
Reference books placed were Barbados and Scotland Links 1627-1877, by David Dobson, 2005; and Scots in the West Indies 1707-1857 (Volume II) by David Dobson, 2006. 
 
The genealogy reference books were placed in memory of Bernice Pitts Nelson, a genealogist and former member of the chapter.
 
 The Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century Prudhomme Fort Chapter invites prospective members to become a part of a growing chapter.  The group is active in community service in Chattanooga and nationally, with scholarship awards; service to veterans; and recognition of historic sites.
 
For more information on membership, call 842-7774.

This Week In The Arts

HHM CPAs Held First Annual Run With Reason To Support Angel Tree Children

The Salvation Army Of Greater Chattanooga Announces The 2nd Annual Media Battle Of The Bells


This week in the Arts: Friday, December 14 " A Christmas Carol: The Musical" at Chattanooga State Humanities ... (click for more)

Kyle Briner, a senior accountant at HHM CPAs, was the brainchild of “Run With Reason” in partnership with the Salvation Army Chattanooga. The fundraiser is two-fold, encompassing a run and a ... (click for more)

On Friday at Hamilton Place Mall, WDEF News 12 Now, WRCB-TV 3 and WTVC News Channel 9 will battle it out to see who can collect the most money in their iconic Red Salvation Army Kettle. Each ... (click for more)


Happenings

This Week In The Arts

This week in the Arts: Friday, December 14 " A Christmas Carol: The Musical" at Chattanooga State Humanities Theater The Chattery presents "Holiday Cookie Decorating Party" at the Chattanooga WorkSpace The Chattery presents "The Perfect Holiday Centerpiece" at Fox & Fern ... (click for more)

HHM CPAs Held First Annual Run With Reason To Support Angel Tree Children

Kyle Briner, a senior accountant at HHM CPAs, was the brainchild of “Run With Reason” in partnership with the Salvation Army Chattanooga. The fundraiser is two-fold, encompassing a run and a day of shopping, and will support 51 Angel Tree children and raise a total $3,200. “Growing up, I was fortunate,” said Mr. Briner. “That is not the case for everyone, especially the Angel ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Ooltewah Residents Ask Sewage Treatment Plant Go In Meigs County Instead; WWTA Says Growth To Be Stymied Without Plant

An overflow crowd of Ooltewah residents opposed to a sewage plant "in their back yard" recommended on Wednesday that it go further north, perhaps Meigs County where TVA is building a major power center. Officials of the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA) said Mahan Gap Road is the best location and least expensive. Without a new plant, development ... (click for more)

Earthquakes Hit Tennessee Valley Early Wednesday Morning

Two earthquakes happened early Wednesday morning just north of Chattanooga, awakening many early in the morning. The earthquakes registered at 4.4 and 3.3 magnitudes at 4:27 a.m. Some people felt them in North Chattanooga and Ooltewah. They were also felt as far away as Atlanta and Nashville. A St. Elmo woman told of the sewing machine that she uses as a night table by ... (click for more)

Opinion

Alstom And Tubman: A Tale Of Two Sites

The former Alstom industrial site on the riverfront and the former Harriett Tubman housing site in East Chattanooga both have a lot of redevelopment potential. And yet the city of Chattanooga seems to view them quite differently. Alstom is the fair-haired child; Tubman is the forgotten child. The Alstom area was recently designated as an "opportunity zone" in a new program ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Best Breakfast Ever

As I have grown older, I have grown more peculiar. I love having so many wonderful friends who I’ll see out in the mornings, all hail and hardy, but most of the time I enjoy having breakfast by myself. Hear me out: whether it is the Cracker Barrel, the Bluegrass Café or any number of other places I enjoy, most often there are delightful people who invite me to share their table ... (click for more)