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June 5

Bad Tattoo plays at Friday Festivals in Cleveland on the Courthouse Square. Free, family-oriented event. 7 p.m.  Live music and specialty food vendors will be offering a variety of tasty treats.  

 

JUNE 12

Share the Road plays at Friday Festivals in Cleveland on the Courthouse Square. Free, family-oriented event. 7 p.m.  Live music and specialty food vendors will be offering a variety of tasty treats.  

JUNE 19

The Dexter Bell Project plays at Friday Festivals in Cleveland at First Street Square. Free, family-oriented event. 7 p.m.  Live music and specialty food vendors will be offering a variety of tasty treats.  

JUNE 26

Dexter Thomas Band plays at Friday Festivals in Cleveland on the Courthouse Square. Free, family-oriented event. 7 p.m.  Live music and specialty food vendors will be offering a variety of tasty treats.  

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



Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Kahlil Strickland, 23, Killed, Another Man Shot Sunday Night In East Chattanooga

Georgia Has 47 More Coronavirus Deaths And 913 More Cases; Whitfield Has 25 And Walker 27 New Cases


Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: AESHAN, GABRIEL 4700 JENKINS RD APT 836 CHATTANOOGA, 37421 Age at Arrest: 51 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County DOMESTIC ... (click for more)

Kahlil Strickland, 23, was shot and killed and another man, 24, was injured Sunday night on Sherman Street. At approximately 8:13 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting call at 2000 ... (click for more)

Georgia state health officials reported on Monday there have been 2,089 people in the state who have died from the coronavirus - 47 more since Sunday. The confirmed cases are now at 47,899, ... (click for more)



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Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: AESHAN, GABRIEL 4700 JENKINS RD APT 836 CHATTANOOGA, 37421 Age at Arrest: 51 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County DOMESTIC ASSAULT --- ALLMON, BRANDON JAMES 2003 ROCK BLUFF RD HIXSON, 37343 Age at Arrest: 40 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County FUGITIVE (DEKALB CO ALABAMA) --- BARBEE, ALEX ... (click for more)

Kahlil Strickland, 23, Killed, Another Man Shot Sunday Night In East Chattanooga

Kahlil Strickland, 23, was shot and killed and another man, 24, was injured Sunday night on Sherman Street. At approximately 8:13 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting call at 2000 Sherman Street. Upon arrival, police located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and secured the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital by Hamilton ... (click for more)

Opinion

When Violence In America Was Affirmed And Praised: Understanding And Solving Racial Injustices

One man’s violent anti-government protests is another man’s just war. First, let me say I do not condone the rioting and violence that is occurring across our nation, following the murder of George Floyd at the knees of white police officer Derek Chauvin. As someone who values that Jesus taught us to “turn the other cheek” I believe there are other ways we must respond, even ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Dear Friend, Pat Dye

Pat Dye had it all figured out and said it was up to me to arrange it. “Pat, I ain’t getting involved inthis,” I laughed but Dye was intense. “You and Johnny are close friends and he’ll listen to you … I know what I am talking about! All Johnny’s got to do is go with (Andy) Kelly at quarterback … The Alabama coaches are scared to death of Kelly …” I countered, “Pat, that’s absurd. ... (click for more)

Sports

CFC Hopes Turmoil Will Lead To Positive Change

The Chattanooga Football Club released a statement regarding the protests occurring within the city. It reads: “Chattanooga FC is, and always will be, a community club. From the beginning, our sole focus was to bring Chattanooga together, all of Chattanooga, from all races, creeds, and classes. It pains us that throughout our nation many fear for those lives ... (click for more)

Ray Deering, Popular Baylor School Administrator And Sports Columnist, Dies

Ray Deering, a beloved Baylor School administrator and sports enthusiast who wrote a popular sports column in the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has died. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Mr. Deering was a 1961 graduate of Chattanooga High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Chattanooga in 1965. At UC he served as the sports editor of ... (click for more)