Star Line Books Announces Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Star Line Books is hosting poet T K Lee to read from his collection, To Square a Circle, on Wednesday, Feb. 27.  Mr. Lee is an award-winning member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the Society for Stage Directors and Choreographers, among others. A published writer of Pushcart-nominated fiction, in addition to award-winning poetry, he is currently a visiting assistant professor in the MFA program at the Mississippi University for Women, in Columbus, Ms., birthplace of Tennessee Williams.

A book launch event for Erin McGraw’s Joy: And 52 Other Very Short Stories, Counterpoint, will be held on March 6 from 6-8 p.m.  Ms. McGraw will be reading and in conversation with author and Chattanoogan Jamie Quatro, with a signing to follow.  "Widely celebrated, Erin McGraw returns with her strongest collection yet, stories that will haunt you and amuse you and are impossible to forget," officials said.

C H Hooks will be in discussion with Adam Latham on Tuesday, March 12 beginning at 6 p.m.  Mr. Latham is associate marketing director for the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and is currently working on a novel.  "C H Hooks sets sail on a multi-city, Wild-Alligator book tour. This consuming discussion, reading, and Q&A about magic, myth, and the beasts of the South promises to thrill," officials said.
 
Star Line is also hosting poet Bill Brown for an afternoon reading on Saturday, March 16 from 3-4 p.m. Mr. Brown will read from his latest book, Cairns: Poems New and Selected. "Bill has eleven previous books, and this volume includes a nice selection of each, as well as enough new poems to make up a small book of their own," officials said.
 
There will be a launch party for Over the Moon, by the beloved Natalie Lloyd on Saturday, March 30 from 2-4 p.m.  Ms. Lloyd is a New York Times Bestselling author of novels for young (and young at heart) readers.  Her first novel, A Snicker of Magic, was an ALA Notable Book, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a top 10 Kids Indie Next Pick and an NPR, iBooks and Parents Magazine best book of the year for children. The book has been optioned for television by Sony Tristar. Natalie’s other novels include The Key to Extraordinary (Scholastic 2016), The Problim Children series (HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen 2017), and Over the Moon (coming from Scholastic in 2019). These novels have won accolades from Entertainment Weekly, Junior Library Guild, SIBA, Amazon and Bank Street College of Education, among others.  She writes in the shadows beside a sunny window in Chattanooga.  She loves adventuring with her husband, Justin, and their dogs, Biscuit and Samson.

Easter Bunny And Chattanooga Police Officers Join Forces On April 6

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Rosalind Ewing Martin Receives Woman In American History Award


The Easter Bunny will be accompanied by Chattanooga Police Department officers who will color and chat with kids on April 6, f rom 11 a.m. to 1 p.m . AARP Tennessee will be on hand to dish out ... (click for more)

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: LANDUS TERRELL THOMPSON TONIQUE JONES 2115 BENNETT AVE 2115 BENNETT AVE CHATTANOOGA, TN 37404 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37404 ... (click for more)

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution approved the nomination by the Judge David Campbell Chapter the Woman in American History award to the late Rosalind Ewing Martin. ... (click for more)


Happenings

Easter Bunny And Chattanooga Police Officers Join Forces On April 6

The Easter Bunny will be accompanied by Chattanooga Police Department officers who will color and chat with kids on April 6, f rom 11 a.m. to 1 p.m . AARP Tennessee will be on hand to dish out snacks and giveaways. “The aim of this event is to provide a time and place for the community and police officers to interact in a lighthearted, non-emergency situation,” said Officer Trevor ... (click for more)

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: LANDUS TERRELL THOMPSON TONIQUE JONES 2115 BENNETT AVE 2115 BENNETT AVE CHATTANOOGA, TN 37404 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37404 CHRISTIAN JAMES BOND BETHANY ARIEL MORGAN 4010 PATTON EDWARDS DRIVE 502 FIELDSTONE DRIVE EAST RIDGE, TN 37412 RINGGOLD, GA 30736 JOSHUA LEE CAMPBELL KIMBERLY KAY ADAMS 3645 MISSIONAIRE ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man Found Dead In Bradley County Early Sunday Morning; Matthew Wolfcale, 25, Arrested

Matthew L. Wolfcale, 25, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in relation to a deadly shooting in Bradley County Sunday morning. He is in custody in the Bradley County Jail. At 4:08 a.m. deputies responded to reports of a gunshot at 3515 Bates Pike SE. Upon arrival, a male victim was found deceased. A search warrant has been secured and investigators are ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Blaze Involving 2 Houses On Dodson Avenue Late Saturday Night

Shortly after 11 p.m. on Saturday, Chattanooga firefighters responded to a report of a house fire on Dodson Avenue. Firefighters with Engine 5 were the first on the scene. Captain Joey Smith said two houses at 610 and 612 Dodson Ave. were engulfed in flames on the backside of the structures, and the flames were spreading quickly. Captain Smith said they took hand-held ... (click for more)

Opinion

Growth Can Continue At Ooltewah On Septic Tanks

I want to set the record straight about growth in North Hamilton County. On Feb. 21, 2019, County Mayor Coppinger called a “reset” meeting with the residents of Ooltewah/Harrison over the proposed sewer plant in North Hamilton County. In front of this community, I stood up and specifically asked the county mayor if growth could continue in Ooltewah and Harrison on septic tanks ... (click for more)

Our Roads Need To Be Repaired For Ironman - And Response

Chattanooga being a finalist for the 2021 Ironman is great news. The business gained at the local bicycle repair shops from bent rims, busted tires and warped frames should produce some great local revenue. The local physicians should see a surge as well from the twisted ankles and busted up knees from dips, humps and pot holes on our area roads that could swallow a small child. ... (click for more)