New Covenant Fellowship Church New Covenant Fellowship Church Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. Bernie Miller has spent his adult life as a black man being a bridge to people who are white. His professional career as a radio personality and executive caused him to interact with black musicians and white corporate owners. When the pastor of New Covenant Fellowship Church on North Moore Road made a personal decision to follow Jesus Christ, he was a vice president of artists and repertoire for Epic/CBS Records in New York. Miller's position and ear for music made him a regular contributor to Billboard. He was on the path to success he charted in a Baltimore high school. Miller has often told the story over his 29 years in Chattanooga of how he was led to turn on his television one morning in 1988 in search of a televangelist. The night before, he had been watching pornography on the television, but now there was Pat Robertson's 700 Club. "It wasn't on the X channel … [Read more...] about Moments in Memory: The long, hard road to building a multiracial church in Chattanooga
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Gallery: Mohammad Sharifi +3 more photos Chattanooga prosecutors want to revoke bond for a 20-year-old man charged in the shooting death of a UTC student. During a court hearing Tuesday, Executive Assistant District Attorney Cameron Williams said D'Marcus White violated probation on a 2018 assault case, for which he received diversion, when police charged him with criminal homicide and aggravated robbery in last week's shooting death of 24-year-old Mohammad Sharifi. D'Marcus White D'Marcus White Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. Because the Hamilton County General Sessions Court judges are at a judicial conference this week, special sitting judge Cris Helton did not make a ruling one way or another. He set the next court for March 12. Chattanooga police say Sharifi was trying to sell his Xbox One gaming system to White when he was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Hixson Pike apartment complex at 12:18 p.m. on Feb. 19. White … [Read more...] about Chattanooga prosecutors move to revoke bond for 20-year-old man charged in shooting death of UTC student
Jadarius Knox (hcsheriff.gov) Jadarius Knox (hcsheriff.gov) Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. Arrest made, suspect identified, charged in fatal shooting CHATTANOOGA — The suspect in Saturday's fatal shooting in the 7800 block of Basswood Drive has been identified as 23-year-old Jadarius Knox, according to Chattanooga police. The shooting happened around 3:45 p.m. Saturday. Chattanooga police responding to the scene found 21-year-old Aaron Biddle had succumbed to his injuries. Investigators determined a struggle had taken place before the shooting, police said. Knox was arrested at the scene Saturday. Knox has been charged with criminal homicide. Pedestrian killed Saturday night A pedestrian was killed Saturday night on Hixson Pike while attempting to cross the road. Chattanooga police said in a statement issued Sunday that the pedestrian, who was not named pending notification of family, was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck traveling north in the … [Read more...] about Regional News Roundup: Arrest made, suspect identified, charged in fatal shooting
Cara DeLoach, a visitor to Chattanooga, with Tim Martin, a staff member at the Tennessee Aquarium who retrieved her phone from a stormwater drain. Cara DeLoach, a visitor to Chattanooga, with Tim... Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. Tourism spending in Chattanooga — $1.1 billion — is a big number with a big economic impact. What helps make that happen is even more impressive. I am referring to just how impressive Tennessee Aquarium employee Tim Martin is, and how his response to my daughter's mishap illustrates the hospitality that makes Chattanooga the tourism giant that it is. Over the Christmas holiday this past year, my daughter, Cara DeLoach, visited Chattanooga from Fayetteville, North Carolina, where she lives and works as a professor at a local community college. We took many trips around town with Cara; her brother, Joey, who is a UTC student; and her other brother, Adam, who was visiting from San Angelo, Texas, with his girlfriend, Jacquelyn (he … [Read more...] about DeLoach: Chattanooga gets $1.1 billion in tourism. Wow! Really?
One man was injured in a shooting on the 1200 block of Grove Street just after noon on Thursday, according to Chattanooga police. Demarcus Martez Brown, 20, was taken to a local hospital and is in stable condition, a news release stated. Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. … [Read more...] about Afternoon shooting injures man on Grove Street in Chattanooga