Musicians Featured At St. Francis Of Assisi Episcopal

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

For the Christmas Eve services on Monday, at the 5 and 10 p.m. services at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 7555 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road, Ooltewah, there will be a special music offering to include church music director and organist Bill Barger, Hannah Bagli on cello, Chuck Nix on harp, Joe Wilkinson on violin and Katrina Smith as soloist. 

The Christmas Day service will begin at 10 a.m.


St. Stephen's Prime Timers Go To Lookouts Game

On Sunday, for Faith and Family Day at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 7111 Lee Highway, St. Stephen's Prime Timers have reserved the Budweiser Party Deck (located down right field line and includes outdoor covered seating and indoor seating at the Game Time Club) at AT&T Field for the game between the Chattanooga Lookouts and Birmingham Barons. Game time is at 2:15 p.m. Tickets ... (click for more)

Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Picnic On May 3

The Parish Picnic at Sts. Peter and Paul Baslica, 214 East 8th St., will be Saturday, May 3, noon to 5:15 p.m. in Varallo Parish Hall.  Hot dogs, BBQ, slaw, and chili will be provided.  Please sign up to bring side dishes.  Inflatables, carnival games and cotton candy will be available.  All parishioners are welcome. (click for more)

Berke Names Fred Fletcher, Of Texas, New Chattanooga Police Chief

Mayor Andy Berke announced on Thursday, Fred Fletcher of Austin, Tex., as his pick for Chattanooga Chief of Police. With 20 years of experience in law enforcement, Mr. Fletcher has served in an executive, command, or supervisory role for 12 years.  As commander in Region III of the Austin Police Department, Mr. Fletcher spearheaded community initiatives including a drug market ... (click for more)

Prayer Vigil, Teach-In, Some Business Closings Planned In Response To Neo-Nazi Demonstration On Courthouse Lawn

A prayer vigil and a teach-in, as well as some business closings, are being planned in response to a demonstration on the County Courthouse lawn on Saturday. The Unity Group will announce plans for a community prayer vigil and teach-in on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Eastdale Village United Methodist Church, 1408 Tunnel Blvd. Officials said, "This action is in response to concerns ... (click for more)

Use The Current Rail System Already In Place - And Response (2)

Why spend $20 million or more on an unproven system to run from the Southside of Chattanooga when we already have the beginnings of a system?  The question apparently has surfaced of why the Choo Choo City doesn't have a rail line. We do have a rail line with the Tennessee Valley RR Museum and their hardware. And they already make runs from the Southside to close to Enterprise ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: UAW Voices In Detroit

Today we are going to eavesdrop on somewhat of an open conversation that was held far to the north after the United Auto Workers surprisingly dropped a legal challenge with the National Labor Relations Board in Chattanooga the first thing on Monday morning. The NLRB judge certified the VW workers’ February vote to turn away the UAW at Chattanooga’s Volkswagen manufacturing plant ... (click for more)