Helen McDonald Exum gave me my first assignment as a writer. But she did much more than that. She took a chance on me and took me under her wing. Helen Exum taught me a thing or two, and not just about writing. The lifestyle editor of the Chattnaooga Free Press pushed me out of my comfort zone more than once. She sent me to interview Willie Aames from Eight Is Enough, even though I had never seen the show. I balked, confessing I'd never ... (click for more)
The Salvation Army is beginning its Christmas outreach programs to help local families with material needs. Tuesday is the start of the Angel Tree registration for local children, while Monday began registration for the senior citizens. Families at or below the poverty line ... (click for more)
Gallery 5 at The Mountain Arts Community Center will host an art exhibition of works by the members of MAGI (Mountain Art Guild) with a gala opening of the show on Friday, Nov. 7, from 5-7 p.m. The MAGI are a group of painters on Signal Mountain who joined forces over a decade ago at the ... (click for more)
October 21, 2014
The City of Collegedale will be participating in its first National Night Out event on Tuesday, Oct. 28, on the campus of Southern Adventist University. Collegedale joins a growing network of ... (click for more)
The B-17 Flying Fortress known as the "Memphis Belle" has landed at the Collegedale Municipal Airport. This particular aircraft was built in 1945 and was used to ferry troops and equipment ... (click for more)
The Southern Lit Alliance has announced the eighteenth biennial Celebration of Southern Literature will take place April 16-18 at the Tivoli Theatre. The Southern Lit Alliance, formerly ... (click for more)
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