Morning Pointe Of Hixson To Host Auditions For 9th Annual Senior Idol Talent Competition

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Morning Pointe of Hixson is hosting auditions for its ninth annual Senior Idol talent competition.

Try-outs will be on Sept. 17-18, from 2-4 p.m.

Prizes will be:

1st Place: $100

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place: Trophies

Competition is open to contestants age 62 and older. Acts may not exceed three minutes. Contestants must provide all equipment, music and props.

To enter, email hixson-crd@morningpointe.com.


Breathe. Easy. Mobile Lung CT Coach To Visit Rhea County Nov. 26

CHI Memorial Heroes Luncheon Honors 2 Teachers

Erlanger Heart Program Expands To Athens


CHI Memorial’s mobile lung CT coach will provide computerized tomography screenings at CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates – Spring City, 225 Clinton Ave., on Monday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m.-3 ... (click for more)

Taking learning to the streets recently earned recognition for two Hamilton County teachers. Brittany Harris, an academic coach at East Brainerd Elementary, and Colleen Ryan, a teacher at Rivermont ... (click for more)

Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute announces Dr. Adrian Danchenko is now serving the Athens community. Dr. Danchenko brings with him over 18 years of experience as an invasive cardiologist ... (click for more)


Living Well

Breathe. Easy. Mobile Lung CT Coach To Visit Rhea County Nov. 26

CHI Memorial’s mobile lung CT coach will provide computerized tomography screenings at CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates – Spring City, 225 Clinton Ave., on Monday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. "Lung cancer screening is a test to look for signs of lung cancer in otherwise healthy people. The low-dose CT scan shows a 3-D image of your lungs that is clearer and more detailed ... (click for more)

CHI Memorial Heroes Luncheon Honors 2 Teachers

Taking learning to the streets recently earned recognition for two Hamilton County teachers. Brittany Harris, an academic coach at East Brainerd Elementary, and Colleen Ryan, a teacher at Rivermont Elementary, received the Community Outreach Award at the CHI Memorial Heroes Luncheon sponsored by the American Red Cross. Ms. Harris and Ms. Ryan are the developers of “The Passage,” ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Jon Hembree Of Bradley County Charged In August Church Fire In Polk County

Jon Hembree, 32, of Bradley County, has been arrested on an arson charge in relation to a church fire that happened in Polk County on Aug. 15. A joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and several other agencies resulted in the indictment and arrest. At the request of 10 th District Attorney General Stephen Crump, on Aug. 16, ... (click for more)

Teen On GPS Warrants For Prior Arrests Located At Howard School With Gun In His Locker

/A teen who was on GPS monitoring for prior juvenile arrests was taken into custody on Monday morning at Howard School with a handgun in his locker. Desmond Orando McKevie, who just turned 18 last month, is charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, vandalism, possessing a firearm with the intent to go armed, and carrying weapons on school property At 10 ... (click for more)

Opinion

HES Can't Be Matched, Replicated Or Cheaply Duplicated

As a volunteer at the Humane Educational Society for four years, I have first-hand knowledge of the work this organization does and the conditions it has to overcome to do it. The 118-year-old facility in which the administration, staff and volunteers work every day is at the end of its road. A new shelter space is more than warranted. The good news is that there are county funds ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Thanksgiving Request

Just what if … this Thursday you could say "Thank you" to someone who, chances are, you never met nor even heard the other’s name? There is also no way you’ll ever get a thank-you note, nor have your Sunday School class friends at church whisper how much they richly appreciated your kind thoughtfulness, secretly aquiver that you will not tell them what it was that earned such praise ... (click for more)