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Dec. 1-17
The Chattanooga Zoo will present its annual holiday event, Holiday Lights, on Dec. 1-3, 8-10, and 15-17, from 5:30-8 p.m. For the price of regular Zoo admission (Zoo Members receive 50 percent off), families are welcome to come and enjoy all that the Chattanooga Zoo’s Holiday Lights event has to offer. Besides the lights, guests may decorate and enjoy cookies, visit and get a photo made with Santa, watch animals open their gifts and more, All activities are included in Holiday Lights admission, excluding photos with Santa. Photos with Santa will begin at $7 per print.  www.chattzoo.org/fundraiser/holiday-lights.    

Dec. 14-15
The Roueché Chorale and Orchestra will present the Chattanooga Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 14 and 15, at 7 p.m., at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421. Admission is free. More information is available by calling 423.855.2981, or on the website: therouechechorale.org Also on Facebook at The Roueché Chorale.

Dec. 31
The Hunter Museum New Year’s Eve: Party on the Bluff. SoundForce Entertainment will transform the museum’s atrium and tented terrace into a two-level dance club with a live DJ, nightclub lighting, music videos, and décor. All revelers will enjoy a full open bar until 1 a.m., heavy hors d’oeuvres by Events with Taste, a midnight champagne toast and balloon drop, and views of the city.  Doors open at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31, with VIP access beginning at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $150/individual; $280/couple and are available now at http://www.huntermuseum.org/events/ nye-partyonthebluff-2017. Coat check for individual and couples ticket purchasers is $5, cash only.

Jan. 11
The Allied Arts Council of the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce will host the sounds of the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra at the Silver Celebration gala honoring 25 years of the Arts on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at the Cleveland Country Club. Festivities kick-off at 6:30 p.m. with a reception followed by dinner, dancing and music. To purchase tickets online visit the Chamber’s Event Calendar at www.clevelandchamber.com or for more information call the office at 472-6587.

 


 


 

 


2 Suspects Sought In Dollar General Armed Robbery Sunday Morning

Two male suspects are being sought for a Dollar General Store armed robbery on McCallie Avenue on Sunday morning. Chattanooga Police responded around 9 a.m. The clerk said the suspects demanded money, and that one of them was armed. They fled on foot. Both men had their faces and hands covered. The store will stay closed until Monday. (click for more)

Latest Jail Booking Report From Hamilton County

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: BARNETT, MYLES NICHOLAS  HOMELESS ,  Age at Arrest: 25 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga BURGLARY VANDALISM/MALICIOUS MISCHIEF --- BELL, JA DARYL J  130 MARGARITA LANE EAST RIDGE, 37412  Age at Arrest: 18 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA ... (click for more)

Connie McDade Enriched The Lives Of Hundreds Of Students

The message about Connie McDade was very touching. I was one of Connie's professors at UTC and thankfully she excelled anyway.  She was an enthusiastic educator, an exceptional person and generous individual.  She was a devoted teacher, loving wife, wonderful mentor and someone who will continue to bring joy to others beyond this life.   Future students ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why Not Good People?

It makes no difference if you are a Republican or Democrat, liberal or conservative – I believe we will all come up short this Tuesday when Alabama announces the winner of a special election for a new Senator. On one hand you have Roy Moore, a controversial judge who has been bounced off the state’s Supreme Court twice, painted as a pedophile by numerous accusers, and just observed ... (click for more)

Mocs Win 64-50 Over Charlotte

Rodney Chatman’s 23 points led the Chattanooga Mocs to a 64-50 win over Charlotte in McKenzie Arena Sunday afternoon. He scored 13 of those in a brilliant closing stretch for the squad. Makinde London chipped in 11 points, nine rebounds and three steals in support of Chatman. He led a +6 effort on the boards with eight coming on the defensive end as UTC allowed a mere two offensive ... (click for more)

UTC Women Fall To Virginia Tech 64-44

The Chattanooga women's basketball team fell 64-44 to Virginia Tech Sunday afternoon, snapping a six-game win streak. The Mocs are 6-4 on the year and the Hokies improve to 9-2 with the win.   "We're not talented enough to ourscore people," Chattanooga head coach Jim Foster said. "We have to guard them and be creative with the way we play and have a lot of intensity. That's ... (click for more)