Chattanooga Girls Rock Camp Showcase Set For July 21

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Organizers said they are working hard to prepare for Chattanooga Girls Rock camp 2018.  Held at Memorial Auditorium, the independently operated non-profit has more than 60 young women enrolled for its third summer. Campers aged 10-17 will work on their music and music industry skills, make new friends and get comfortable getting LOUD.  While music is the main focus of Chattanooga Girls Rock, camp programming aims to help provide girls the platform and tools they need to tell their own stories and be heard, with a strong emphasis on social responsibility.

Chattanooga Girls Rock is a part of the international Girls Rock Camp Alliance.
There are more than 80 Rock Camps for girls in at least 11 countries. At every Rock Camp, young women have the opportunity to experience local/regional woman-fronted bands perform just for them and to participate in workshops that may range from music history to DJing, recording, movement and merchandise making. 

Everyone starts out the week with differing skill levels, but ends the week the same  - with a performance on a real stage in front of a live audience. During camp, participants form bands, write songs and perform an original piece of music. "Want to support the Rock Camp movement and cheer on Chattanooga’s up-and-coming musicians? Come to the showcase on Saturday, July 21.  Family, friends, and adoring members of the public are welcome to attend this extravaganza of young rock stars," officials said.

Chattanooga Girls Rock Showcase will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, July 21 at Songbirds South, 35 Station St. Tickets are $10 and available through Eventbrite.

Chattanooga Kappas, Kappa Foundation Present "The Kountdown" New Year's Eve 2019

Whitfield County Holds Annual Employee Recognition Luncheon

CARTA Announces Christmas Schedule


The Chattanooga Alumni Chapter Of Kappa Alpha Psi will host its annual "The Kountdown 2019" New Year's Eve Party, which benefits Kappa Foundation of Chattanooga. The event is Monday, Dec. 31, ... (click for more)

The signs, you might say, pointed directly to Richard Rogers as Whitfield County’s Employee of the Year for 2018. For the past 23 years, Mr. Rogers has been a member of the Sign and Signal ... (click for more)

On Christmas Eve, CARTA will end all bus services early after the 7:30 p.m. line-up trips from downtown on routes #1 Alton Park, #9 East Lake, #10 East Chattanooga, #16 Northgate and #21 Golden ... (click for more)


Happenings

Chattanooga Kappas, Kappa Foundation Present "The Kountdown" New Year's Eve 2019

The Chattanooga Alumni Chapter Of Kappa Alpha Psi will host its annual "The Kountdown 2019" New Year's Eve Party, which benefits Kappa Foundation of Chattanooga. The event is Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, starting with the dinner at 6:30 p.m., and the after party at 1 a.m., at Chattanooga Marriott Downtown, Two Carter Plaza. The mission of Kappa Foundation is to conduct fundraising ... (click for more)

Whitfield County Holds Annual Employee Recognition Luncheon

The signs, you might say, pointed directly to Richard Rogers as Whitfield County’s Employee of the Year for 2018. For the past 23 years, Mr. Rogers has been a member of the Sign and Signal Maintenance Crew for the Public Works department. He and his co-workers have been responsible for installing and maintaining more than 20,000 signs and seven signal lights during that time. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Airport To Build 520-Space Economy Lot; Raises Parking Rates

The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority board on Monday gave approval for construction of an approximately 520-space economy parking lot with shuttle service to the terminal. For the first time in more than six years, the board also passed a parking rate adjustment that officials said more closely aligns with comparable airports in neighboring cities. “The Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Lamar Alexander Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2020; Officials Respond; Haslam Seriously Considering Race

Senator Lamar Alexander announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2020. Afterward, Governor Bill Haslam said he would seriously consider seeking the seat. Senator Alexander, 78, said, " I will not be a candidate for re-election to the United States Senate in 2020. The people of Tennessee have been very generous, electing me to serve more combined years as Governor and ... (click for more)

Opinion

An Open Letter Concerning The Proposed Ooltewah Waste Treatment Facility - And Response

The Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority and County Commissioner Tim Boyd want to build a sewage treatment plant in my backyard. I bought my house in Ooltewah in 1994, raised my children here and worked hard to pay it off. My home has been my small piece of the American Dream. Now, the WWTA and Commissioner Boyd want to reward my hard work by taking away about ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Loving Hands…

For a great part of my life that I spent with my family at the former Chattanooga News-Free Press, we were in a lockjaw fight with the family who owned the Chattanooga Times. Up until the 1970s the two newspapers existed under the same roof, splitting expenses, but that got sour when the Times had a lot more “expenses” than we were duty-bound to share. So then my grandfather ... (click for more)