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Midshipman Josey Janow, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Nov. 20, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Senator Bo Watson, at Red Bank Council Meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 21, noon-1 p.m. at Red Bank Community Center, Tom Weathers Drive, behind Erlanger North. Cost is $10.

Susan DiStefano, director of the Hosanna House, speaks at the Hamilton County Republican Women meeting.  Tuesday,  Nov. 21, 11:30 a.m. at Morning Pointe in Hixson, 5501 Old Hixson Pike.   Lunch buffet is $5. RSVP to janetminnear@yahoo.com before noon, Friday, Nov. 17.  Donations of canned goods will go to the Bethel Bible community. 

Vince Butler, Medal of Honor Museum, at Friends of Hixson Community Breakfast Meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 8-9 a.m. at Creek's Bend Gold Club, 900 Hixson Pike, Hixson. Breakfast buffet and coffee is $8 per person. Contact David Queen at 423-875-5338 or dqueen@qfsc.com for more information.

Commissioner Tim Boyd, District 8, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Nov. 27, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Mike Tobin, The Spice & Tea Exchange, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Nov. 29, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Deborah Alexander-Davis, district governor, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Nov. 30, noon at the Convention Center.

Dr. Elaine Swafford, Chattanooga Mentoring Collective, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Dec. 1, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Chattanooga Police Departent - Gang Unit, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Dec. 6, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Mickey Cloud, VaynerMedia, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Dec. 7, noon at the Convention Center.

Caty Davis, Miss TN 2017, for Miss Tennessee and Fruitcake Auction, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Dec. 8, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Orange Grove Chorus, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Dec. 15, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.


Doug Overbey Sworn In As U.S. Attorney For Eastern Tennessee

Doug Overbey was administered the  oath of office to become U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee on Tuesday by Thomas A Varlan, Chief United States District Judge. He was nominated by President Donald J. Trump and confirmed by the United States Senate to serve in this position.   “I am deeply appreciative to Senators Alexander and Corker for recommending ... (click for more)

City Council Approves PILOT For M&M Industries Plant Despite Highland Park Opposition

The City Council on Tuesday night approved a PILOT tax abatement for M&M Industries for a new manufacturing operation in Highland Park despite some opposition from neighbors. A delegation from Highland Park asked for a deferral, saying there were unanswered questions about the effect of the plant on the community. However, Councilman Anthony Byrd moved for approval, saying ... (click for more)

Thankful For Tennessee

While Christmas reigns supreme as a holiday marking the birth of our Lord, I have always felt a special connection with Thanksgiving. These days Christmas unfortunately includes ubiquitous commercialism which can distract us from the true meaning of the day. Thanksgiving stands apart from all that. This day gives us an opportunity to reflect and take stock of our many blessings.  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two From Sandy

Down through the years I have delighted in sharing stories that come from my friend Sandy Pohfal in Texas. Seeing how Thanksgiving is almost here – day after tomorrow – I figure it’s about time to slow down and let warmth of this week prepare us to give thanks for both the good and bad – without the bad things we wouldn’t recognize the real blessings. The first story I am going ... (click for more)

Mocs Win Cayman Islands Classic Opener Over Alabama State

The Chattanooga Mocs men’s basketball team got the mainland bracket of the Cayman Islands Classic off to a good start with a 67-50 win over Alabama State. And when we say good start, we focus on the stifling defensive effort of the first half.   Makinde London had 18 points, eight rebounds and two blocks to lead the Mocs. Rodney Chatman and Nat Dixon added 13 and 12 points, ... (click for more)

Major League Baseball Gives Former Braves General Manager Lifetime Suspension

Former Braves general manager John Coppolella has been banned for life by Major League Baseball as part of discipline handed down by the league Tuesday for major infractions committed in the international free-agent market. In addition, special assistant Gordon Blakeley has been suspended for one year. In handing down the punishment, the league announced that Braves ... (click for more)