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Chattanooga Audubon Society Fairy And Folk Festival Is Friday-Sunday

  • 5/23/2024

The Chattanooga Audubon Society Fairy and Folk Festival will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The activities stay the same each day, but the performer lineup changes daily. Guests will be able to make fairy crowns, wands, and houses; make magical "potions" and meet fairies. There will be a Wonderland trail filled with fairy houses competing for 1st place. Over 30 local vendors and food trucks will have mythical, fairy tale and forest-y items. Finally, there will be storytellers, musicians and dancers. At the heart of the festival lies a commitment to preserving and protecting the natural world. Learn about the work of the Chattanooga Audubon Society and discover how ... (click for more)

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At the Pachyderm Club, from left, are Pachyderm president Kevin Robertson, speaker Andrew Zito, and  Pachyderm member Marty Von Schaaf
At the Pachyderm Club, from left, are Pachyderm president Kevin Robertson, speaker Andrew Zito, and Pachyderm member Marty Von Schaaf
Photo by Gail Perry

Zine Fest Returns For Library’s 10 Years In The Making Celebration May 25

  • 5/23/2024

The Chattanooga Public Library’s nationally celebrated Zine Fest returns for its seventh year on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The fest is part of the Library’s 10 Years in the Making celebration of the 4th Floor Makerspace’s 10th anniversary. Officials said, "What is a zine? Zines are self-published books, magazines and pamphlets made ... (click for more)

Jerry Summers: John W. Butler - Scopes Trial

  • 5/23/2024

This is the next in the line of several articles to follow that relate to the 99th and 100th anniversaries of the famous July 1925 Scopes evolution trial in Dayton, Tennessee, to be held in 2024-2025. The member of the Tennessee General Assembly who is introduced the Tennessee Anti-evolution act that “prohibited the teaching of any theory ... (click for more)

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A Touch Of Elegance Fashion Show Fundraiser Is June 22
  • 5/23/2024

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Chattanooga Chapter will present A Touch of Elegance fashion show fundraiser on June 22. The event will be held at the Chattanooga Convention Center at 11 a.m. A vendor showcase opens at 10 a.m. Proceeds will fund the Reach to the Future Scholarship fund. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased on Eventbrite or from any NCBW sister. more

Poor Staffing Model At Soddy Daisy High
  • 5/21/2024

I was told that the administrative staff at Soddy Daisy High School will increase by two. So, there will be a principal, dean of students, and four other assistant principals. This is for a school of around 1,000 students. When I was an assistant principal at Soddy Daisy we had over 2,000 students and only one principal and three assistants. We walked the halls every period, served a two-hour lunch supervision, observed classes, met with parents and students and got things done. I ... more

The Elite 18: The Honors Course Chosen as Region’s Best No. 15 Hole
The Elite 18: The Honors Course Chosen as Region’s Best No. 15 Hole
  • 5/23/2024

When the concept of compiling The Elite 18 first germinated earlier in the year, all of the local PGA professionals and a handful of the most decorated amateur golfers in ... more

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