New Rain Date For Annual East Brainerd Community Tree Lighting Is Dec. 8

Thursday, November 29, 2018
The East Brainerd Tree Lighting will be held Saturday
The East Brainerd Tree Lighting will be held Saturday

Due to expected inclement weather, East Brainerd Community Tree Lighting has been moved to Dec. 8 at 3 p.m.

The community is invited to join the Friends of East Brainerd at Heritage Park and Heritage House for the 4th annual East Brainerd Community Tree Lighting on Dec. 8.

Festivities begin at 3 p.m. and will include community singing and lighting of the tree on the front lawn with a lighting of the tree at 6 p.m.  There will be community choirs from local schools and churches. 

There will be free photos with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus and their "elven helpers" and free cookies, hot cocoa and cider (while they last) inside Heritage House.

Due to the large turnout in years past, cars should park at the East Brainerd Church of Christ at 7745 E Brainerd Road. A shuttle will be provided.

The event is made possible by these sponsors: Heritage Funeral Home (East Brainerd Chapel), Sabrena Realty, Chattanooga Funeral Home, Dr. Keith Dressler, Total Fitness Kickboxing, the staff of Heritage House Arts & Civic Center and city of Chattanooga Department of Youth & Family Development. 

 


YMCA And St. Paul’s Celebrate New YMCA Early Learning Center

Chattanooga Audubon Society Hosting The Torchlight Gala Feb. 29

Arron Fowles Touts Ranked Choice Voting At JFK Club


The YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga in partnership with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church celebrated the ribbon-cutting of a new expanded preschool – The YMCA Early Learning Center at St. Paul’s on ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga Audubon Society is hosting its first annual friend and fundraising Gala on Feb. 29 from 7-9 p.m. at Southern Belle Riverboat, 151 Riverfront Pkwy in Chattanooga. Cost is $100 ... (click for more)

Arron Fowles used a fictional assortment of pizza to tell the JFK Club why he thinks ranked choice voting is far superior to a single-choice vote. In his analogy, a group of people were given ... (click for more)


Happenings

YMCA And St. Paul’s Celebrate New YMCA Early Learning Center

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga in partnership with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church celebrated the ribbon-cutting of a new expanded preschool – The YMCA Early Learning Center at St. Paul’s on Thursday. The site will enable the Y to serve an additional 45 preschoolers, in addition to its current Downtown Family YMCA Preschool location. In 2018, the Downtown Preschool served 189 ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Audubon Society Hosting The Torchlight Gala Feb. 29

The Chattanooga Audubon Society is hosting its first annual friend and fundraising Gala on Feb. 29 from 7-9 p.m. at Southern Belle Riverboat, 151 Riverfront Pkwy in Chattanooga. Cost is $100 per person. For more information, contact Darlene Carlson, executive director, at dcarlson@chattaudubon.org or 423-892-1499. "The Chattanooga Audubon Society protects and preserves over 450 ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Tereasa King, 36, Identified As Person Killed In Accident On Monday

Tereasa King, 36, of Hixson, has been identified as the person killed in a single-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on Middle Valley Road. At approximately 2 p.m., the driver of a pickup truck was going north on Middle Valley Road in a curve when the truck went off the roadway, down an embankment into a wooded area, it rolled, and eventually the driver was ejected. Ms. ... (click for more)

Missing Girl From Chattanooga Found Safe In Nashville 4 Hours After Amber Alert Issued Thursday Afternoon

A 12-year-old was found safe in Nashville after an Amber Alert had been issued on behalf of the Chattanooga Police Department for Lucy Lucas. She was last seen on Tuesday afternoon in Chattanooga. The girl was found four hours after an Amber Alert was issued by the TBI. (click for more)

Opinion

A Lack Of Civility At The Women's Rally

The behavior of our local radical left women was abusive and uncalled for. The next Woman’s Rally and March should be lessons in common decency and civility towards other women. Interrupting an invited female speaker with displays of yelling and holding up disparaging signs is wrong. The women before me that broke the barriers in male-dominated professions would be embarrassed ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Opiates Scald East Ridge

Herbert Slatery, Tennessee’s Attorney General, is waging all-out war on BigPharma, alleging a huge supplier of opioids and 12 of its top customers in Tennessee may be involved in a mammoth case of drug trafficking and racketeering. Two of those customers, Food City and Walgreens, just surfaced when the Knoxville News-Sentinel successfully brought a lawsuit to make the court records ... (click for more)