Moon River Festival Tickets Go On Sale; Those Planning To Go Urged To Act Quickly

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tickets to Chattanooga's Moon River Festival go on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. EST.

Those planning to attend the festival are urged to act quickly. Tickets sold out last year in eight hours.

The festival will be Sept. 7 and 8 at Coolidge Park.

For more information on purchasing tickets click here.

 


Lee University To Hold Percussion Festival For Tennessee Day Of Percussion

Hilltop Players Capture Audiences With Almost, Maine

Old-Fashioned Schubertiade, A Faculty Recital Featuring Perry Ward, Is Feb. 24


Lee University will hold a percussion festival for the Tennessee Day of Percussion. The event, sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Percussive Arts Society, will take place thia ... (click for more)

Bryan College’s Hilltop Players recently completed a two-week run of John Cariani’s Almost, Maine, a series of scenes featuring characters in different stages of love and heartache. In addition ... (click for more)

Old-fashioned Schubertiade, a UTC faculty recital featuring Perry Ward, will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in Cadek Recital Hall. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public. ... (click for more)


Entertainment

Lee University To Hold Percussion Festival For Tennessee Day Of Percussion

Lee University will hold a percussion festival for the Tennessee Day of Percussion. The event, sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Percussive Arts Society, will take place thia Saturday across campus. Lee received a grant from TAC to hold the festival, which allows for more featured artists and events to take place. The featured artists, such as James Campbell, ... (click for more)

Hilltop Players Capture Audiences With Almost, Maine

Bryan College’s Hilltop Players recently completed a two-week run of John Cariani’s Almost, Maine, a series of scenes featuring characters in different stages of love and heartache. In addition to the familiar faces of seniors Isaac Hendrix and Teagan Hughes, the show featured an array of freshman talent. Carlos Portillo, Dillon Melvin, Sophia McCosh, and Katrina Ingalls all ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Under Flood Watch Until Thursday Morning

Chattanooga is under a Flood Watch through Thursday morning. The latest forecast calls for up to three new inches of rain. Area creeks are already swollen from recent downpours. Here is the Flood Watch from the National Weather Service:' FLOOD WATCH FROM 7PM EST TUE UNTIL 7AM EST THU ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... ... (click for more)

Home Damaged By Fire On Noa Street Monday Afternoon

Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to a house fire at 3106 Noa Street on Monday at 2 p.m. A Chattanooga police officer was the first on the scene and reported thick, black smoke was coming from the small, one-story house. Unsure as to whether or not the house was occupied, Battalion Chief Chris Warren called for a second alarm response to bring in additional fire personnel ... (click for more)

Opinion

Heavy Rains Are Coming In The Next Few Days…

Please remember to check on folks that are vulnerable which includes the elderly and homebound. With expectations of up to 7 inches or more of rain, we may see flooding in areas that rival those of the past. As Chief Roddy told me this morning, be proactive, not reactive. Pack for an extended stay at work or someone's house. Be ready with extra food, water and blanket in your ... (click for more)

The $500,000 Tax Money Giveway

Mayor Berke, On September 5, 2017, you asked and were granted a 22-cent property tax increase for city government operations and a capital fund. At the meeting, the City Council approved your proposal for the property tax increase of 22 cents per $100 of property assessment. As a result, every business, home owner, and property owner had one-month notice that their local property ... (click for more)