Faith News: Ricketts and Elam and more Chattanooga area faith-based music, events and announcements

Published Feb. 6 2016

Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam will be at Bethsadia Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Safety in the sanctuary: Teaching churches how to handle mass shootings inside their walls

Published Feb. 6 2016

Worshippers in First Baptist Church of tiny Daingerfield, Texas, were singing "More About Jesus" when a 45-year-old man wielding a...

Dear Abby: Massive holiday decorating makes a man claustrophobic

Published Feb. 6 2016

DEAR ABBY: Every December my wife virtually buries our home in Christmas decorations. It's not just the tree and stockings...

Voices of Faith: Sacred bond formed by sharing meals

Published Feb. 6 2016

In her book, "Honeybee," Palestinian-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye writes about the time she was waiting for her delayed flight...

REO Speedwagon, Shovels & Rope, Ambrosia coming to Riverbend

Published Feb. 5 2016

The Riverbend Festival lineup is coming together with the announcement that REO Speedwagon, Shovels & Rope, Ambrosia and Firefall have...

Dear Abby: My husband died recently. How do I set up a tasteful memorial display?

Published Feb. 5 2016

DEAR ABBY: My husband passed away recently and I have some items of his I'm unsure how to tastefully display...

Plants can fend off cold -- to a point

Published Feb. 5 2016

Since they can't don gloves and a scarf or shiver to keep warm, it's a wonder that trees, vines and...

Alzheimer's patients visit former work or hobby locations as therapy

Published Feb. 5 2016

For more than 40 years, Tony Kennedy was the face of Wally's Restaurant on McCallie Avenue. He purchased the restaurant...

Southern Star, Urban Stack get lowest scores on latest health inspection

Published Feb. 4 2016

Unlabeled bottles of chemicals and food cooling issues plagued two popular Chattanooga eateries, according to the Hamilton County Health Department....

'SNL's' Tim Meadows coming to Comedy Catch

Published Feb. 4 2016

"Saturday Night Live" alumnus Tim Meadows is this weekend's featured act at The Comedy Catch, 1400 Market St.

Jonny Lang brings soulful blues rock to Tivoli Theatre

Published Feb. 4 2016

Considering he grew up two hours from the Canadian border on a farm outside Fargo, N.D., the only blues you...

Super Bowl 50 could be one of the best ever

Published Feb. 4 2016

Look for Super Bowl 50 to be the only game in town Sunday, Feb. 7, whether you're watching from a...

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera snares 'Peter and the Wolf'

Published Feb. 4 2016

The musical story of "Peter and the Wolf" may have a political subtext, but an upcoming Chattanooga Symphony & Opera...

Mardi Gras parties benefit three nonprofits

Published Feb. 4 2016

Mardi Gras is just five days away, and three nonprofits have planned fundraisers where the good times will roll just...

City Beat: Imax 3D Theater goes big by going digital

Published Feb. 4 2016

Before seeing "Hubble" on the new six-story digital screen at the Imax 3D Theater, I'd never really considered that it...

Rock & Worship Roadshow stops at McKenzie Arena

Published Feb. 4 2016

When the guys in Family Force 5 take the stage, they are out to connect with everyone in the audience....

In Tune: Being a touring band is the pits; here's a guide to getting started

Published Feb. 4 2016

For all the romantic notions we tend to smear on it like honey on burnt toast, the life of a...

'More Than a Month' leads off Jazzanooga documentary series

Published Feb. 4 2016

A documentary series presented by Jazzanooga and WTCI-TV this month will touch on various aspects of the African-American experience. Scheduled...

New China restaurant offers delights beyond those flying doughnuts

Published Feb. 4 2016

The huge wall mural of doughnuts flying through outer space leads you to the entrance of Koch's Bakery. Most people...

'Royal Family' waits in the wings at Theatre Centre

Published Feb. 4 2016

Long before the Kardashians hit the airwaves, Americans had a love for celebrity. And on the Broadway stage, no one...

Dear Abby: Visits to mother-in-law result in fistfights

Published Feb. 4 2016

DEAR ABBY: I am dreading an upcoming trip that includes a visit to my husband's mother, "Harriet." She is prone...

Banjo maestro Noam Pikelny returns to Barking Legs

Published Feb. 4 2016

Noam Pikelny must not be overly fond of his comfort zone.

'The Voice' winner Jordan Smith to perform at Lee University this month

Published Feb. 3 2016

Jordan Smith, winner of Season 9 of "The Voice," will return to his alma mater, Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn.,...