Ahhh, spring break.
Nini D. Davenport and Lizzer Bright Graham, both 1977 graduates of Girls Preparatory School, will be honored today as the school's 2014 Distinguished Alumnae during Alumnae Weekend Festivities.
City's premiere art show features 143 artists at First Tennessee Pavilion
With 12,000 folks visiting last year's 4 Bridges Arts Festival, is it any wonder that more than 430 artists from across the country applied for one of this year's coveted booths?
High-octane music with side of comedy served up at the Double Cupp Diner
Pull into Circle Theatre and let the pump boys fill 'er up with rowdy, rocking music when "Pump Boys and Dinettes" opens Friday, April 11, for three weekends at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre.
More than 430 artists from across the United States applied to show at 4 Bridges Arts Festival — 143 were chosen.
TODAY BRA-VO!, Track 29, 1400 Market St., 2 p.m., $45 at the door, fashion show featuring local breast cancer survivors as models, benefits Breast Cancer Support Services. 423-629-2445.
For 40 years, Patsy Moss studied human cells on weekdays, then focused on plants over the weekend.
• School Carnival: Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, 1800 Bailey Ave., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission, nominal ticket fees for activities, benefits academic and enrichment programs at CGLA. 423-702-7320.
Like every bride-to-be, Jennifer White wanted to look flawless on the day she tied the knot with Marco Kuysten.
Caldwell named McCallie's Distinguished Alumnus
The undead rise Saturday in Sale Creek to chase runners through muddy obstacle course
A new fundraiser is launching Saturday, April 5, that combines the thrill of a zombie chase with the challenge of an obstacle course. Throw in an early morning FunWalk followed by an afternoon festival, and you've got a full day of family entertainment.
The CSO salutes the musicof Ira and George Gershwinin Sunday pops concert
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will salute one of the American songbook's greatest team of writers at its Pops concert on Saturday night, April 5, in the Tivoli Theatre.
2 UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED AWARDS, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 11:30 a.m., $60 per person, Girls Inc. members honor 10 female role models, benefits Girls Inc. unboughtandunbossed.net.
Melody Goodwin has bought the glass tile to update her kitchen backsplash.
• School Carnival: Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, 1800 Bailey Ave., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission with small fee for game tickets, carnival games, petting zoo, arts and crafts, food vendors to raise funds for school. 423-309-7464.
All married U.S. military personnel, past and present, wounded in combat or combat-related activities since Sept. 11, 2001, are encouraged to fill out an Operation Heal Our Patriots application for a free week for you and your spouse in a wilderness retreat in Alaska this summer.
American Quilters Society brings largest convention to date to city in September
When Randall Stappenback opened Olive Chattanooga two years ago, he discovered that cooking with infused oils was virtually unheard of in this area. He recalls customers to his North Shore shop were drawn through its doors more from curiosity than culinary skills.
Local residents became household names on reality TV
Newcomers to Chattanooga will find a fertile growing climate from mid-April to mid-October.
25 SPIRIT OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St. 11:30 p.m., $75 per person, $750 for table of eight, former Atlanta Brave standout Dale Murphy is featured speaker at fundraiser for Junior Achievement of Chattanooga. www.jachatt.org.
Robert Hall of Apison has worked a vegetable garden about 50-by-100-feet for 50 years, but there’s always something new to learn.
• Be The Match blood drive: The Springs Church in The Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga., 11:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., blood drive for Blood Assurance and Be the Match marrow registration in honor of the Rev. Danny Eller.
In almost 30 years of umpiring baseball games, Al Slater has dealt with his share of angry parents, coaches and players. He's proud to claim he's never ejected one -- but admits he's come this close.
Maya Thirkill and Amelia Sullivan have been named Hamilton County winners of the 2013 Governor's Volunteer Stars Award.
Little Owl Music and Arts Festival at Audubon Acres; Friends Under the Stars at Camp Jordan
Duggar girls wear their hair and their skirts long, rarely watch television (even though they're on it), and don't get a cellphone until they get their driver's license.
25 SPIRIT OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 p.m., $75 per person, $750 for table of eight, former Atlanta Brave Dale Murphy is featured speaker at fundraiser for Junior Achievement of Chattanooga. www.jachatt.org.
When Dr. Frank Miller brought new wife Pam to see the Heritage Landing home he'd found for them, her immediate reaction when he opened the front door was: "It's pink!"
• Clean Sweep Rummage Sale: Office Furniture Warehouse, 2700 Riverside Drive, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., $5, rummage sale of furniture, kitchen items, small appliances, toys and electronics; benefits Junior League of Chattanooga. 423-267-5053.
Two students from Cleveland State Community College and two from Chattanooga State Community College are among 26 of the state's highest-achieving community college students, named to the 2014 Phi Theta Kappa All-Tennessee Academic Team sponsored by USA Today.
Junior League huge Clean Sweep rummage sale is Saturday
If you're looking for great bargains on quality merchandise, head to Office Furniture Warehouse on Saturday, March 15, for Clean Sweep, the Junior League of Chattanooga's huge indoor yard sale.
Part of the fifth generation in a family that can trace its roots back to Ireland, Marsha Conway Salter says St. Patrick's Day was a grand holiday throughout her childhood.
If there was one primary theme among exhibits in the 48th annual Tri-State Home Show last weekend, it was outdoor living displays.
• Fifty-Five Plus Club: Collegedale Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 4829 College Drive N.E., Collegedale, 11:30 a.m. bring vegetarian potluck dishes to fellowship hall, noon lunch followed by program from Keith Snyder, chairman of the Biology/Allied Health Department of Southern Adventist University. He will speak on his digs for dinosaur bones in Wyoming. 423-505-6605.
Fay Swadley Adams, associate professor of piano at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, will lead a master class open to all music teachers on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at Crutcher Pianos, 6223 Lee Highway.
The Gamma Theta Sigma chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., in partnership with Hyksos Temple Prince Hall Shriners, will host its annual Youth Symposium on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Booker T.
Dr. J. Woody Kennedy has been installed as 2014 president of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society. Dr. Joseph (Gene) Huffstutter was named president-elect.
Bill Haley discovered glass insulators when he was a middle-school kid in the ’60s, exploring the woods of Soddy-Daisy.
Volunteers from the Cumberland County Playhouse are presenting the funny, audience-interactive "Murder at the TonyLou Awards" for six performances starting Monday, March 10. The title is a play on the authors' names: Tony Schwartz and Marylou Ambrose.
CSO salutes classical music’s gypsies, tramps and thieves.
The good guys may get the girl in the end, but it’s opera’s villains who get the meatiest roles.
Robert Lee, a 29-year-old singer from Stevenson, Ala., gave a solid performance on Monday's episode of "The Voice," but the mail carrier just didn't deliver what the four judges were searching for.
Six months before her wedding day, Kjerstin Gruys swore off mirrors.
Bob Dombrowski has created more than 100 artist's books over 30 years. One is even archived in New York City's Museum of Modern Art.
4 FAT CAT TUESDAY, Chat'o Brasserie, 200 Manufacturers Road, 6-8 p.m., $30, Mardi Gras party to benefit Pet Placement Center. 423-877-0738.
Necessity is still the mother of invention.
Husband and wife political pundits James Carville and Mary Matalin will be in Rome, Ga., on Thursday, March 20, to speak at Berry College as part of the Shatto Lecture Series.
Ashley Augustine, a senior at Baylor School, is one of 3,000 candidates in the 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
Claire Tuley, a Chattanooga paralegal, took on seven-day "Jeopardy" champ Arthur Chu on Thursday night's episode. She finished second on the popular game show.
Find the latest in home products you'll need whether remodeling or building
More than 225 vendors will display the latest in home products and services across 470 booths at the 48th annual Tri-State Home Show, which opens Friday, Feb. 28, in the Chattanooga Convention Center.