I first met Halie Forstner back when she drove to the beauty shop each week, grabbed a Wendy’s junior cheeseburger after church on Sunday, exe…
I intended to write this column about the mining heritage of the Tennessee Overhill, but I became distracted while researching.
Growing up in the early years of Major League Baseball in Atlanta, the sport was so easy to love.
There seems to be a great deal of confusion, misunderstanding or perhaps misinterpreting of the scriptures on this issue of “salvation by fait…
We find in the text of Luke 12:29-40 that Jesus gives a contrast between two things: Endeavors that we should not seek for, and those that we …
Each week the Associated Press publishes “Not Real News: A Look at What Didn’t Happen Last Week.”
I have declared this The Summer of Joy, even though I have no legal authority to do so.
My Channel 3 weather friend Paul Barys hears it everywhere he goes: in the grocery store, in the mall, on vacation, even when he goes to the m…
I have declared war on rude people.
E.G. Fisher Public Library created a display for this year’s LGBTQ Gay Pride month with books and flags.
Need to learn how to unclog a shower drain, jump-start a car, shave your face without bleeding to death or successfully address dozens of othe…
The popularity of native and heirloom plants continues to grow (no pun intended). In fact, incorporating indigenous plants into residential, c…
The reason Democrats in Washington are increasingly frustrated is because their legislative ambitions far outstrip their congressional majorities.
My 110-year-old friend Halie Forstner was reminiscing about the two pandemics she has survived. (How many people do you know who can say that?)
Sixty-five years ago this month, Chattanoogans doubled their TV viewing pleasure.
I was in line at an all-too familiar spot, a fast food place, and some customers began grumbling.
Summer in East Tennessee means TVA’s “winter draw-down” is over and the lakes are full.
“It was like someone flipped a switch.”
I was talking recently to Susan Buttram, the president of our SMART Society (Society for the Meaningless Activity of Recalling Trivia) the oth…
It is graduation season and, pre-COVID, I was occasionally asked to speak at a commencement program, but this year most of the organizers just…
Sometimes the best ideas for a column come from someone other than the columnist.
There are certain days you will never forget.
Recent newspaper articles reported on a proposal to create Amtrak passenger train service to link Nashville to Atlanta via Chattanooga.
In my long career as a gynecologist, I had the occasion to see a lot of women, of all ages, with menstrual disorders.
I read somewhere that a local organization here was going to have a celebration of “Juneteenth.”
Someone outside of my family hugged me last week. It was like a sneak attack, I didn’t see it coming.
In my lifetime I have met thousands of people.