East Brainerd Kiwanis Club Hosts Annual BBQ To Benefit Tennessee Baptist Children's Home

Saturday, July 21, 2018

The East Brainerd Kiwanis Club will host its annual BBQ to benefit the Tennessee Baptist Children's Home on July 27-28, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. It will be at 6623 Lee Highway.

The cost of the meal is $10, for a lunch box meal of pork, chicken, or beef, or a plastic bag of beef or pork BBQ (no chicken in bulk) and sauce. The lunch box has ample beef, chicken or pork with sauce, bun, slaw and beans, napkin and plastic eating utensils.


Gannon Art Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Open House On Sept. 6

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Upcoming Street Closings Announced


Gannon Art turns 50 on Sept. 1. Wendell and Dorothy Gannon purchased the Little Art Shop from George and Alice Little, growing it into the custom frame shop it has become. "With three generations ... (click for more)

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Here are upcoming street closings: Wednesday: Grace Healthcare - W 8th St between Chestnut St and Pine St will be closed on Wednesday, from 2PM until 10:30PM for a private event. ... (click for more)


Happenings

Gannon Art Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Open House On Sept. 6

Gannon Art turns 50 on Sept. 1. Wendell and Dorothy Gannon purchased the Little Art Shop from George and Alice Little, growing it into the custom frame shop it has become. "With three generations and counting of loyal customers, Gannon Art continues to cultivate the 'you name it we frame it' philosophy by constantly changing and seamlessly adapting to the custom framing needs ... (click for more)

Siskin Children’s Institute Announces Plain White T’s To Replace Starship Featuring Mickey Thomas

Due to an unexpected medical issue, Starship Featuring Mickey Thomas will be unable to perform at StarNight 2019. Siskin Children’s Institute announces Plain White T’s, the GRAMMY Award-nominated multiplatinum Chicago quintet with Tom Higgenson, Tim Lopez, Dave Tirio, Mike Retondo, and De’Mar Hamilton will be now headlining this event on Saturday at the Chattanooga Convention ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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Opinion

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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)