Presidential Doppelgängers To Visit Miller Plaza Monday

Friday, February 14, 2020

George Washington sightings will be available at Miller Plaza on Monday, President’s Day, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Presidential doppelgängers will interact with the community, educating people about the importance of the nation’s forefathers and the significance of the American Constitution.

This sighting is made possible by Hamilton Flourishing, a think-tank in Chattanooga with a mission to seek the well-being of Hamilton County and Chattanooga through effective solutions to public policy.

The nonprofit hosts events centered on the major local issues, to include education and employment. The organization hosts a monthly discussions on American policy, as well as free movie screenings to help the community stay informed about local policy matters.

To learn more, visit HamiltonFlourishing.org, or email info@hamiltonflourishing.org.



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In a wooded area between the W Road and Taft Highway on Albion Street lies the former residence of Byron De La Beckwith, convicted killer of National Association Advertisement of Colored People ... (click for more)

The public will have the opportunity to explore and enjoy the enhanced East Lake Park beginning on Saturday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. to formally re-open the park ... (click for more)

The second annual Chattanooga's Holistic Festival, coming to Crabtree Farms on April 26 from 2-6 p.m,will showcase local wellness professionals and products. "Chattanooga is home to a booming ... (click for more)




Happenings

East Lake Park Ribbon Cutting Rescheduled For Saturday

The public will have the opportunity to explore and enjoy the enhanced East Lake Park beginning on Saturday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. to formally re-open the park that closed in April 2019 for $2.9 million in park renovations. This ecologically inspired park includes an outdoor classroom, fish structures and spawning beds for native fish and installations ... (click for more)

2nd Annual Chattanooga's Holistic Festival Is April 26

The second annual Chattanooga's Holistic Festival, coming to Crabtree Farms on April 26 from 2-6 p.m,will showcase local wellness professionals and products. "Chattanooga is home to a booming wellness community," organizers said. "There are many different aspects to holistic care, including massage therapy, chiropractic care, nutrition, acupuncture, herbs and supplements, essential ... (click for more)

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Opinion

Jerry Summers: Chattanooga's Second Downtown Gem

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Roy Exum: My Worst Ash Wednesday

Today, and every Ash Wednesday to come in my life, will be the anniversary of the longest one hour I ever spent. And, what’s more, either this year or next will mark the 50th year I attended an early Ash Wednesday service that provided one of my life’s greatest lessons. Back in the day a gaggle of us swells from Ole Miss had descended on what was brazenly called “an adventure” in ... (click for more)