PHOTOS: Darrell Scott At Songbirds

Monday, April 23, 2018


Dragonfly Affect Benefit Concert Is Sunday

Blue Yonder With Banjo Nickaru Play At Charles And Myrtles's Aug. 31

Marshall Bandy Jr. Says Top 40 Format Over, But Radio Will Still Play A Role


Songbirds is sponsoring The Dragonfly Affect’s first annual concert benefit to help The Community Kitchen and the homeless of Chattanooga for their fifth annual Christmas drive. The goal this ... (click for more)

Blue Yonder and Banjo Nickaru and Western Scooches will play at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 8 p.m. The coffeehouse is inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. ... (click for more)

When you turn on your radio, what do you hear? There is a good chance you’ll happen upon a top 40 hit station, where they play the most popular songs in the country. As Marshall Bandy Jr. ... (click for more)


Entertainment

Dragonfly Affect Benefit Concert Is Sunday

Songbirds is sponsoring The Dragonfly Affect’s first annual concert benefit to help The Community Kitchen and the homeless of Chattanooga for their fifth annual Christmas drive. The goal this year is to collect 2,500 adult filled backpacks and 250 children packs. The concert will be held Sunday from 3-9 p.m. on the south stage. Performers include Marty Manus, a local country ... (click for more)

Blue Yonder With Banjo Nickaru Play At Charles And Myrtles's Aug. 31

Blue Yonder and Banjo Nickaru and Western Scooches will play at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 8 p.m. The coffeehouse is inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door. There will be two 45-minutes sets and a big jam at the end. (click for more)

Breaking News

Construction Set To Start Next Spring On $25 Million Chattanooga Airport Parking Deck; Terminal To Expand; Enplanements Continue To Increase

Terry Hart, president of the Chattanooga Airport, said at the August board meeting that it has been a good summer for the airport with enplanements in June increasing 12½ percent above last year and seven percent in July. For the first seven months of the year, enplanements are up 12 ½ percent with an increase of 2,500 arrivals and departures year-to-date over 2018. However, a leveling ... (click for more)

Jobanie Martinez, 21, Sought In Dalton Shooting Of 2 On Sunday Night

The Dalton Police Department is investigating a late-night shooting incident on Sunday that sent two people to local hospitals with injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening. The man who investigators have identified as the shooter, Jobanie Martinez, 21, is still at large. The victims and the shooter were known to each other. The incident happened at approximately ... (click for more)

Opinion

What Does The White Privilege Presentation Have To Do With Education?

On Aug. 2, Hamilton County Schools held a professional development presented by motivational speaker, Robert Jackson. The PD was for the teachers in the Opportunity Zone, which includes the 12 lowest-performing schools in Hamilton County where 90 percent of the students are black. During the 90-minute presentation, there was a 15-20-minute segment concerning “White Privilege”. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 'White Privilege' Is A Myth

Several weeks ago, I must admit I had never heard of Patrick Hampton, an African American who has just joined a promising conservative think talk not-for-profit group known as Hamilton Flourishing. Headed by longtime executive and dream-maker Doug Daugherty, the group is in the perfect position to make a lasting impact on our all-inclusive community. Patrick Hampton made a huge ... (click for more)