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Gaston Farmer, Land Trust for Tennessee, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, May 17, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Kathy Lennon, former school board member and owner of Farm to Med on Market Street, on efforts to legalize medical marijuana in the state of Tennessee, at JFK Club of Chattanooga, Tuesday, May 17, 11:30 a.m. (doors open), noon (meeting) at Feed Company on E. Main St. Cost is $15 cash at the door. Park in the lot across the street. When you go to pay, choose the option of "free 15 min.," print the ticket and the staff will validate the parking. Bring money to provide a tip for the staff. In order to attend, you sign up via the Google form here.

Matt Phillips, principal, Rise Partners, on the development of the North River Commerce Center in Hixson, at Friends of Hixson, Wednesday, May 18, 8 a.m. at Clear Creek Church of Christ, 5612 Hixson Pike. Light refreshments and coffee available at the church's Community Café. Free, all welcome.

Laurel Graefe, Federal Reserve Bank ATL, at Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Thursday, May 19, noon at the Convention Center, One Carter Plaza.

Angela Leamon, director of operational excellence, Peak Performance Inc., on Six Sigma Green Belt Overview, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, May 23, noon online. Access information will be provided upon registration. Register here.

Signal Centers - Donna McConnico, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, May 24, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Tom Devlin, neuroscience, CHI Memorial, at Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Thursday, May 26, noon at the Convention Center, One Carter Plaza.

City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, May 31, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Wade Hinton, Hinton & Company, at Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Thursday, June 2, noon at the Convention Center, One Carter Plaza.

Ernest Dempsey, author of archaeological thrillers, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, June 7, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

C. Stephen Byrum, PhD, Byrum Consulting Group, at Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Thursday, June 9, noon at the Convention Center, One Carter Plaza.

Candy Johnson, president/CEO, Chattanooga Urban League, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, July 5, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.


Police Blotter: Angry Wendy’s Drive-Thru Customer Tries To Come Through Window To Beat Up Manager; Woman’s Cousin Cons Her Out Of $1,500

Hamilton County Schools Names New Principals, Learning Community Superintendents, Leadership Team Members

Phil Smartt, Former School Board And Erlanger Board Member And Church Leader, Dies


The Wendy’s manager at 418 Cumberland St. told police there was a black female who went through the drive-thru. She said the female was wearing a red shirt and blue jeans. The female’s card was ... (click for more)

As the district looks to the 2022-2023 school year, Hamilton County Schools announced several personnel updates Monday. The 17 announcements made today include school principals, learning ... (click for more)

Philander Knox Smartt, Jr. passed away on May 14, 2022, surrounded by his wife and family. He was born on Oct. 8, 1943, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the second child of Knox and Juanita Smartt. ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Police Blotter: Angry Wendy’s Drive-Thru Customer Tries To Come Through Window To Beat Up Manager; Woman’s Cousin Cons Her Out Of $1,500

The Wendy’s manager at 418 Cumberland St. told police there was a black female who went through the drive-thru. She said the female was wearing a red shirt and blue jeans. The female’s card was declined four times so the manager asked her to pull forward so she wasn't blocking the drive-thru. After telling her several times, the suspect pulled forward and then went back through ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Schools Names New Principals, Learning Community Superintendents, Leadership Team Members

As the district looks to the 2022-2023 school year, Hamilton County Schools announced several personnel updates Monday. The 17 announcements made today include school principals, learning community superintendents, and members of the superintendent’s Senior Leadership team. Deputy Superintendent Sr. Sonia Stewart says the appointment of principals fulfills one of the district’s ... (click for more)

Opinion

Student Debt - And Response (3)

“And so we come to commencement, that glorious moment of achievement when a high school or college graduate will be awarded a hard-earned diploma and venture into a complex world full of promise and fright.” Uh-huh. Except for over 40 million young Americans who are saddled with a collective debt of well over $1.5 trillion, and who are being “blamed” by conservatives like Roy ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: "Miss Mary Frances"

I have written dozens of obituaries in my life and eulogized many people. I am not ashamed to admit I think I am good at it and I am flattered when a friend’s family approaches me to ask for my help. I have written a number of obituaries on those who are still alive who want to “proof-read” what will be turned into the funeral home and I have honored death-bed requests that this ... (click for more)

Sports

"I Just Want To Travel" - Pare Pene On To Big Things

The swishing of nets, the squeaking of sneakers, the bouncing of a basketball, the applause of the crowd and Pareunuora ‘Pare’ Pene’s voice echoing through McKenzie Arena. If anyone decided to put together a “soundtrack” of UTC women’s basketball over the last four years, those would be the essential elements. Pene’s cheers of joy and encouragement through the highs and lows ... (click for more)

Dan Fleser: Vols And Lady Vols Recruiting Has Changed

Used to be when someone like five-star prospect Julian Phillips signed with Tennessee basketball, the news would’ve been hailed as a rare achievement for the Vols. Not anymore. Likewise, the thought of Tennessee women’s basketball adding four transfers in one incoming class would’ve been unthinkable in years past. Times have changed. The recruiting of both Tennessee ... (click for more)