Gold Award project benefits foster-care children

On a cold Saturday evening in early December, the Blount County Foster Care Association held its annual Christmas dinner and party. For the foster-care children, it meant an opportunity to meet Santa and play with friends. For Erin Smith, it meant the culmination of the biggest project and highest award …

Girl Scouts receive ‘I Live My Faith’ awards at St. Jude

Three Girl Scouts from Troop 40835 at St. Jude Church in Chattanooga were presented their I Live My Faith Catholic Scouting awards at the 10:30 a.m. Mass on May 20. The award, which takes several months to earn, is intended to make girls in grades four through six more aware of …