Bright School Has Online Pajama Party Auction Open Till Wednesday

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Bright School's Pajama Party Auction benefits the children of the school. Visit the auction website to bid on more than 200 items.

Items up for bid include works of art, clothing, jewelry, gift cards, rugs, electronics and special experiences. The auction ends at 9 p.m. on Wednesday. 

All items will be available for pickup at the Bright School Development Office, 1950 McDade Lane, on the Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Click here to visit the auction website.


Chattanooga State Veterans Luncheon Welcomes 87

Girl Scouts Of The Southern Appalachians To Hold Free STEM Workshops At Chattanooga State Community College

Signal Mountain High Threads Of Care Chapter Collects Coats


In observance of Veterans Day, Chattanooga State Community College honored 87 veteran students, faculty and staff with a luncheon in gratitude for their service to our country on Monday. ... (click for more)

The United States STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) gap is widening each year. In an article published by U.S. News and World Report in August 2018, statistics were cited that ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain High School students Caroline Cornett, Emily Holt and Sydney Houck are hosting a winter coat drive to benefit needy teens through an organization called Threads of Care. Threads ... (click for more)


Student Scene

Chattanooga State Veterans Luncheon Welcomes 87

In observance of Veterans Day, Chattanooga State Community College honored 87 veteran students, faculty and staff with a luncheon in gratitude for their service to our country on Monday. At the end of World War I, Armistice Day was commemorated on Nov. 11, 1918, at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month. This year marks the 100-year anniversary of this ... (click for more)

Girl Scouts Of The Southern Appalachians To Hold Free STEM Workshops At Chattanooga State Community College

The United States STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) gap is widening each year. In an article published by U.S. News and World Report in August 2018, statistics were cited that projected the STEM gap in manufacturing alone would lead to 2 million unfilled jobs by 2025. Together, Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) and Chattanooga State Community College ... (click for more)

Breaking News

County Putting $10 Million Toward New Shelter For Humane Educational Society

County officials are committing $10 million toward a new shelter for the Humane Educational Society (HES). Only Commissioner Tim Boyd spoke against the allocation at a commission meeting on Wednesday. He said a more urgent need was a $5 million training center for police, fire and emergency workers. County Finance Director Albert Kiser said the county came up with a total ... (click for more)

Grundy County Deputy Charged With Voluntary Manslaughter In Chase Shooting Death

An officer-involved shooting investigation in Grundy County by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a deputy, charged with voluntary manslaughter. At the request of 12 th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, on Dec. 24, 2017, TBI special agents responded to an officer-involved shooting that occurred around 10:30 p.m. ... (click for more)

Opinion

County Commissioners, Stop Pandering And Lead

There is no shortage of public need in Hamilton County, and only a limited amount of revenue and capital bond issues. I cannot admire or appreciate an elected Hamilton County Commission that leads by warm and fuzzy kitty emotions over real and tangible needs. As Commissioner Tim Boyd correctly stated, there is immediate and emergent need for police and fire training facilities. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Lamar Rants

Being a child of the South, I’ve marveled at our funny sayings for all of my life. I’ve been at a football game and heard a disgruntled fan in the stands say of his team’s quarterback, “That boy couldn’t play dead in a cowboy movie.” I’ve been at the Sunday supper table and heard, “I’m of a mind each one of his sermons is better than the next.” And I’ve sat in a Saturday morning ... (click for more)