Artists Announced For The North River Wildlife Fine Art Exhibit

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Watcher by Irma Herzog
The Watcher by Irma Herzog

The artists exhibiting in the North River Wildlife Fine Arts Exhibit are Sandy Babb, Jo Ann Bracey, Joan Clark, Nancy Diwan, Lee Fritch, Erika Gerger Halter, Irma Herzog, Beth Jacobs, Judi Ann Hostetter, Suzanne Huffman, Janice Kennedy, Mary B. Lynch, Lynne A. Mayer, Kris Musgrave, Carol Ruocco, Linda Rugina, Anne Thomas and Evelyn Marie Williams.  

There will be an artist meet and greet reception on Sunday, Dec. 30, from 4-6 p.m., at the North River Civic Center.

For more information contact Linda Rugina at 870-8924.


Miss Chattanooga Participates In Over The Edge Fundraiser

Community participants, including Miss Chattanooga, took the extreme challenge to rappel 20 stories from one of downtown Chattanooga’s tallest rooftops during the third annual Over the Edge, a fundraising event benefiting the Boy Scouts of America Cherokee Area Council. This event included a First Rappeller Day and Drop Party with local celebrities on Wednesday evening, with ... (click for more)

Collegedale Celebrates First National Night Out Tuesday

The city of Collegedale will be participating in its first annual National Night Out on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Southern Adventist University's Campus at Thatcher South and Iles Drive. The Collegedale Police Department will be joined by the Tri-Community Fire Department, Hamilton County EMS, Hamilton County 911 and Southern Adventist University's Campus Safety.   The ... (click for more)

Teen, 17, Charged With Aggravated Rape In Attack On 69-Year-Old North Chattanooga Runner

A 17-year-old has been charged with aggravated rape in connection with an attack on a 69-year-old runner in North Chattanooga on Monday morning. The teen was identified by Juvenile Court officials as Diontae Smartt. Authorities said he has given a confession. Smartt has a detention hearing Thursday at 12:30. The incident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. ... (click for more)

Berke Implements New Pay Plan For Chattanooga Fire Department

Mayor Andy Berke joined the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and leadership of the Chattanooga Fire Department to unveil the department’s new pay plan Wednesday afternoon. At a press conference at Fire Hall #1 on Main Street, Mayor Berke and IAFF Local 820 President Jack Thompson signed a memorandum of understanding which sets forth regular raises for fire ... (click for more)

Leaders Lead On Amendment 1

This week the Hamilton County Commission was faced with what I believe may be one of the most important votes they have cast during their tenure.  Granted, the vote was over a "mere" Resolution that resulted in no overt action or new law in our county.  But there are times when simply speaking Truth and taking a stand on a foundational Principle is paramount and as such ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Expert Reasons Why To Vote

Early voting for the November election begins two weeks from today so please jump-start your plans that will assure your choices will be counted. In a fun-filled attempt to show what some of those who actually vote do during the rest of the day, I offer two examples of “those who live among us” from experts. The first are a series of questions from readers of “Dear Abby” who ask ... (click for more)