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Jan. 20
The Soddy Daisy and Montlake Historical Association will host the third annual History Fair at the Soddy-Daisy High School, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be 68 tables of local history to include Civil War relics, American Indian artifacts, local coal mining relics and also local pottery relics from various potteries which numbered four at one time.  Cost is $3 for adults 18 years and up, students 7-17 years of age $2 and under seven will get in free as will all Soddy, Daisy and Montlake Historical Association members.
 
Jan. 26-27
The Judge David Campbell Chapter of the National Society of The Daughters of the American Revolution is sponsoring a Formal Dress Sale. Veterans of Foreign War Post 4848, 2402 Amnicola Hwy. Doors will open at 2 p.m. on Friday and close at close at 7 p.m. The sale will resume on Saturday at 10 a.m. and end at 2 p.m.  All dresses are $20.

Jan. 27
Chili with Coonrod, noon-2 p.m. at the Missionary Ridge Old Fire Hall at 36 Sheridan. Guest speakers include representatives from CARTA, Economic Development, and Public Works. There will be first, second and third place winners for the Neighborhood Association with the best chili. 

Feb. 10
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Chattanooga Chapter, Inc. will host its annual Mardi Gras Ball, an elegant evening of fun, food and live entertainment, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Tickets for the Mardi Gras Ball can be purchased from any member of NCBW or from Chic Beauty Salon at 3715 Brainerd Road. Seating for eight is reserved and the ticket cost is $55 per person and is tax deductible.  The attire is formal. info@ncbw-chattanooga.org or call 698-0029. 

Feb. 10
Chili cook-off at the Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department. A fundraiser for members of the Rhea County High School Color Guard and the LFVFD. This is a challenge event, RCHS Color Guard girls challenging local emergency responders. However, anyone who believes their chili is better than a high school girls' team is eligible to join the fray.  There will be chili, coffee/tea, cornbread, chips, condiments... all the fixin’s. There will also be a soup lunch for those desiring lighter fare.  Additional information may be obtained at the VFD website

Feb. 16

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic. 3 and 7 p.m. UTC Arena.

May 10-13

Cirque du Soleil - Corteo. UTC Arena.


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The headline on Jan. 10 in the Times Free Press read, “Report shows Hamilton County students still lagging behind Tennessee peers.” In smaller type underneath, the sub-head added, “Less than 33 percent of county elementary, middle school students read at grade level.” Then, just seven days later, this on Friday, the same newspaper bannered, “Hamilton County Schools superintendent ... (click for more)

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With No. 3 ranked and undefeated Mississippi State (19-0, 5-0) gliding into Knoxville on the heels of a crushing 23 point comeback 84-70 loss to No. 5/5 Notre Dame at South Bend, head coach Holly Warlick and the No. 6/7 Lady Vols (16-2, 4-1) are looking for some answers – fast.   The game will be broadcast on ESPN2 with a 3 p.m. tip-off from Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville. ... (click for more)

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga fell 58-57 at Furman Saturday afternoon in a game that came down to the wire. The Mocs fall to 12-7 on the year and 3-2 in Southern Conference women's basketball action and the Paladins move to 12-8 overall and 3-2 line league play.   Senior Keiana Gilbert and sophomore Lakelyn Bouldin combined for 40 of the Mocs 57 points with ... (click for more)