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April 11

Lula Lake Land Trust hosts Hike Bike Brew, their beer festival where brews meet the outdoors. 4-8 p.m. At the LLLT Core Preserve on Lookout Mountain. Attendees can hike or bike (or both) to beer stations along LLLT’s scenic trails where you’ll see the famous Lula Lake and Lula Falls. Ticket purchasing and more information can be found online at www.LulaLake.org/Events

May 1-3

Real Life Christian Ministries 25th Anniversary. 6018 John Douglas Dr. Black tie affair. 

July 24

The American Cancer Society will hold its Chattanooga Boots and Bow Ties at Chattanooga Whiskey Event Hall. Follow ACSTennessee on Facebook for the latest information.

Sept. 3-5

The Association for Visual Arts will hold their 4 Bridges Arts Festival. The annual Preview Party, which allows sponsors and paying ticket-holders a chance to get a sneak preview of the festival with catered food and bar service, will take place Thursday, Sept. 3 from 6-10 p.m., with the general admission festival running Friday, Sept. 4 from noon-8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 5 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sept. 5

Join the Humane Educational Society at 6 p.m., at the Chattanooga Convention Center for its annual Rescues on the Runway extravaganza. Includes complimentary beer, wine and cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a three-course meal. Silent and live auctions. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. For sponsorship opportunities contact Taylor Hixson at 624-5302 x222 or taylorhixson@heshcatt.org.

Oct. 1

Scenic City Women’s Network annual Chattanooga Praise Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Megan Alexander of NBC’s Inside Edition, 7 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center.  Early Bird Pricing:  Individual seats: $30 or table of eight is: $240.  Sponsorship opportunities are also available. This event is open to the public to both men and women. www.scwn.org or call 698-6262.  

Oct. 30-31

Southern Lit Alliance Keynote dinner. The Westin Chattanooga. 7 pm. This event also functions as a fundraiser for Southern Lit Alliance. Tickets for the Keynote dinner are $75 each. A table of eight can be reserved for $600. Attendees can purchase a ticket to the Keynote dinner in bulk with a 2-day ticket to SouthWord for $150 or at a discounted price of $125 https://www.southernlitalliance.org/southword



Georgia Has 176 Coronavirus Deaths; Cases Up To 5,348

Tennessee Coronavirus Toll Increases By 1 To 24; Nashville Has 125 New Cases In A Day; 63 Nashville Healthcare Workers Became Infected; Virus Death In Marion County

Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park Closes Due To Coronavirus


Georgia state health officials said Wednesday that 176 people in the state have died of the coronavirus - 24 more than Wednesday. The cases have spiraled to 5,444 - up from the Wednesday report ... (click for more)

The death toll from the conoravirus in Tennessee has risen to 24 - up one since Wednesday. Cases in the state rose from 2,239 to 2,683. Officials said 200 people have been hospitalized in ... (click for more)

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, in response to guidance from city, county, and state health departments, is announcing additional modifications to operations to support federal, ... (click for more)




Breaking News

Georgia Has 176 Coronavirus Deaths; Cases Up To 5,348

Georgia state health officials said Wednesday that 176 people in the state have died of the coronavirus - 24 more than Wednesday. The cases have spiraled to 5,444 - up from the Wednesday report of 4,748. Officials said 1,129 have been hospitalized in Georgia with the deadly virus. Whitfield County is up to 14 cases with one death. Walker County, which long resisted the ... (click for more)

Tennessee Coronavirus Toll Increases By 1 To 24; Nashville Has 125 New Cases In A Day; 63 Nashville Healthcare Workers Became Infected; Virus Death In Marion County

The death toll from the conoravirus in Tennessee has risen to 24 - up one since Wednesday. Cases in the state rose from 2,239 to 2,683. Officials said 200 people have been hospitalized in the state from coronavirus. State health officials reported a coronavirus death in Marion County, which now lists eight confirmed cases. Metro Nashville Public Health Department officials ... (click for more)

Opinion

Richard Casavant Was A Mountain Of Wisdom, Patience And Counsel

Such sad news today to hear the great Richard Casavant has passed away. He was a mountain of wisdom, patience, and good counsel in so many areas of our lives. My wife and I first met Richard through his first wife, Wendy after we moved to Signal Mountain in 1997 when he was serving on the Signal Mountain Town Council and Wendy was leading the Signal Mountain Elementary School ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: "You're 'Briefly Fired'"

It is inconceivable to me how any hospital in America has the audacity to tuck-tail and run when the worst epidemic in our world’s history is banging at the door. ‘Shock’ is the only word to describe Erlanger Hospital’s “furlough” earlier this week and now comes word that some medical staffing companies around the country are actually cutting doctors’ and nurses’ salaries as they ... (click for more)

Sports

Noted Chattanooga Golfer, Operator Of Moccasin Bend Golf Course Wes Brown Dies At 91

Noted golfer and longtime operator of the Moccasin Bend Golf Course Wesley G. Brown Sr. has died at 91. Born in Chattanooga on September 11, 1929, to Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Brown, Sr., he attended Normal Park Elementary and McCallie School, as a standout athlete and leader. At Washington Lee University, he was captain of the golf team and played defensive back on the football ... (click for more)

Cleveland-Native Rhyne Howard Selected As WBCA Honorable Mention

LEXINGTON, Ky. – After being named a top-four or top-five finalist for the Wooden Award, Citizen Naismith Trophy, Ann Meyers Drysdale Award and Cheryl Miller Award along with first-team All-America honors by the Associated Press, United States Basketball Writers Association and the Wooden Award, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association has tabbed University of Kentucky sophomore ... (click for more)