The church sign, it might be said, is the modern book of Proverbs.
• Camp Scott Patterson, 72 Old Mill Lane, Ringgold, Ga.; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today, with 9 a.m. registration; Back to School Fair sponsored by the churches of the Catoosa Baptist Association includes music, devotionals, backpack/school supplies giveaway, medical screenings, hearing tests, haircuts, food and drinks, inflatables, swimming, information and prizes; free; 706-937-5323.
English teachers for generations have been looking for ways to make William Shakespeare relevant to their present day.
With relationships — new or old — come complications.
Lori Gulley still had a number of tomatoes left as the clock neared 6 p.m. — closing time — at the Ooltewah Farmers Market last week.
So you can take 113 photos of the view from the top of the Empire State Building with your digital camera, but there's no permanent image to hold in your hand as you ride down 102 stories — and staring into the camera's tiny screen for that long would be weird.
The Hamilton County Baptist Association has been in existence for 64 years, and David Myers has headed it for almost half that time.
• New City Fellowship, 2412 E. Fourth St.; 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22; preview for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class, which assists participants in “learning how to handle money using God’s ways”; free ($95 for nine weeks after Oct. 6 first class); 423-304-6521 or email email@example.com.
Tavner Smith says Chattanooga may be the most-churched city in the country, but he’s still planting a new congregation right here.
If you're of a mind to stroll through the gardens at the Chattanooga Choo Choo this weekend, you'll be among a group of 40- and 50-year-olds with a reputation.
Ever wondered what it’s like to walk in someone else’s shoes?
The kids are back in school (or, if you live in Georgia or Alabama, they soon will be). The pool's ready to shut down. And the days will be getting shorter.
The man who stopped by Union Gospel Mission in June had read a story in the Times Free Press about the 63-year-old organization’s plight. It was out of funds, in danger of closing, and he and his wife wanted to help.
Seventy-five thousand cars pass the site on Interstate 75 every day, most oblivious of the cluster of brick buildings between the Bonny Oaks and Shallowford Road exits on the east side of the highway.
“Menopause the Musical,” by its name alone, is not going to appeal to everyone.
A Signal Mountain pastor recently became the leader of his denomination for the next year.
Area residents can get a glimpse at how slaves helped secure their freedom during the Civil War at a new exhibit at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center.
Cherokee Days of Recognition is no more. But an event featuring and sponsored by the Eastern Band of Cherokees is right around the corner.
Thirty minutes before she had to submit what turned out to be a winning cocktail contest recipe, Lauren-Taylor Axt was still tinkering.
If you’re a fan of “Star Trek,” it doesn’t get any cooler. If you’re not, a vacation Bible school — “God Trek” — involving the U.S.S. Starship Redemption, Capt. Perk, Cmdr. Bock and Lt. Boohoora still sparks the imagination.
When it was all said and done on April 27, 2011, Bobbie Brooks Crow’s home lost 11 trees but protected an artist.
Scott Rigsby had survived the accident, the operations, the amputations of both legs and the prescription drug addiction, but in 2005 he was broke, depressed and going nowhere fast.
• Collegedale Community Church, 4995 Swinyar Drive, Room 240; 7:15 p.m. Tuesday; “iWake — Killing Your Dark InVader” seminar is an in-depth look at discovering why pain is the key to purity and power; led by grief counselor Kevin Becker; free; child care provided; 762-2907.
Whether you say to-may-to or to-mah-to, the Chattanooga Market can satisfy your craving for the red, ripe and juicy fruit this weekend at its annual Tomato Festival.
If the catchphrases "Heyyyyyy!" and "Whoa!" are part of your lexicon, "Happy Days" was probably must-see TV in your home back in the day.
Love her or hate her, Caroline Manzo has an opinion, and you’re welcome to it.
A coming-of-age bat mitzvah is already a sacred ceremony for young Jewish girls, but a bat mitzvah at the Western Wall, or Wailing Wall, in Jerusalem is a signature event, indeed.
• Powerline Ministry, Crab Orchard, Tenn.; 5 p.m. CDT today; concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; free; 421-4269; also, Cottonport Church of God, 335 Hilltop Church Road, Decatur, Tenn., 11 a.m. Sunday, and New Martin Church of God, 2263 Myers Road, Pikeville, Tenn., 5 p.m. CDT Sunday.
Belinda Garner hadn't used the deck, which looks out over the shady backyard of her Lake Hills home, in two or three years.
The journey from adolescence to adulthood is a story as old as the ages, but an eight-time, Tony Award-winning rock musical on the subject will make its Chattanooga premiere at Memorial Auditorium's Community Theatre this weekend.
For those who prefer their history in large doses, the annual Scopes Trial Festival has a treat for you.
Tiffany Fox made the decision to go gluten-free recently, but give up desserts? Are you kidding?
In the Christian tradition of the 1960s and ’70s, the tradition that formed my spiritual background, one underlying truth was that Jesus was “the way, the truth and the life,” and that no one came to God except through him.
• GraceWorks Church, 6445 Lee Highway; 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday; Advancing the Battle dinner conference for men who are or want to be disciple makers, with message by Steve Casbon, national director of field ministry support at CBMC, plus testimony, commissioning ceremony and breakout sessions; $20 with meal or $10 without; 893-8885.
Alex Bennett is slightly embarrassed at the mound of neckties populating his dining room. It's the size of a sleeper sofa ... and only half of his massive collection.
The cast of "Balconies" includes, bottom row, from left, Bonnie Stoloff, Vicki Mangieri, Denise Frye and Nancy Brame. On top row are Bruce Shaw, Marcus Ellsworth, Steven Berryman, Elaine Mangieri and Tracy
The hum you hear from Signal Mountain is scores of sewing machines at work.
A dancing, singing lawyer in pink (carrying a purse dog) is the star of the Chattanooga Theatre Centre's season-ending, pull-out-the-stops musical.
The world is made up of slaw lovers and slaw haters, don’t you think?
Seven days, 1,700 miles, a dozen Imagine Dragons songs, five baseball games, four specialty hot dogs, three pizza joints, two bobbleheads, a couple of Tums and one baseball-loving father and son.
The Rev. Clay Thomas, a native of Greenville, S.C., has been hired as pastor of Rivermont Presbyterian Church, 3319 Hixson Pike. He was installed last Sunday at the church.
Raleigh Wooten has been preaching 63 years and now says he plans to make a major change in his career and enter a new phase of work.
Brenda Shipley says she doesn't want to mess with what works. The Sale Creek resident's chicken and dumplings recipe has pleased people for at least eight decades, so she's not about to vary it.
By the time Cheryl Rossing was asked to have a psychological/sociological screening before bariatric surgery in 2011, it didn't bother her a whit.
Between being named "Female Entertainer of the Century" by Billboard magazine in 1976 and being declared the most successful female music artist in history by the Guinness Book of World Records in 1993, Diana Ross played the UTC Arena.
Samuel R. Jackson is recommending a movie.
* St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 7514 Hixson Pike; 10:30 a.m. Sunday; St. Alban's Day celebration includes worship service, potluck cookout and children's water fun; 309-4021 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cold War and comedy weren't two ideas that naturally fit together over the latter half of the 20th century, but the upcoming Back Alley Productions presentation at the Walker County Community Theater is an exception.
Tossed & Found
Normally, you can't go wrong with a chocolate dessert -- chocolate cake, brownies, chocolate chip ice cream -- but those choices may seem a little heavy when it's warm outside and you've already stuffed down a hamburger, potato salad, baked beans, slaw and chips.
If the audience is having a good time at tonight's Riverbend Coca-Cola Stage finale, chances are the members of O.A.R. will be having a good time.