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CLEVELAND, Tenn. — A private meeting this week involving Gov. Bill Haslam, state education Commissioner Kevin Huffman and educators from five area school systems has come under scrutiny by members of the Bradley County Board of Education.

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee's trend of playing neutral-site football games is showing no signs of slowing down.

A Chattanooga family backed by a state disability advocacy group has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Erlanger Health System claiming the hospital did not provide the husband and wife — both deaf — with a medical interpreter during crucial health procedures and for prolonged periods while they were patients at the hospital.

A few minutes after noon last Friday, Grace Academy athletic director Les Compton scanned his eyes across his school's basketball court filled with dozens of boys and girls of all ages, all of them sporting happy faces.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga anthropology professor Lyn Miles thought she'd contribute to science in the late 1970s by being the first researcher to teach sign language to an orangutan.

People in McMinn County, Tenn., are the targets of a scam being perpetrated in the name of the county's judicial officials, and some victims have lost $500 to $1,000.

Atlanta banking executive John Woods is still pursuing the purchase of the Chattanooga Lookouts and confirmed Tuesday that he has brought in a consultant.

Bright spots were scarce during Florida's injury-riddled 2013 football season that yielded a 4-8 record, but cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III was brilliant.

A new letter to Volkswagen employees from the United Auto Workers says its officials are confident VW will recognize the union if it gains "a meaningful portion" of the workforce as members of its Chattanooga local.

NASHVILLE — Conservative radio show host Laura Ingraham stormed into Nashville on Tuesday as she sought to give Joe Carr a major boost in his GOP primary fight with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander.

ATLANTA — Mike Minor's struggles are becoming a growing concern for the Atlanta Braves.

More than 8 million fans tune into Ree Drummond’s cooking show on Food Network each month, according to Nielsen stats, but visitors to Saturday’s She: An Expo for Women will witness a “first” for the television chef.

A pair of audits released Tuesday did little to banish the confusion and contention surrounding EPB's streetlight bills, which stem from what city auditor Stan Sewell called "systemic problems" in the way such costs are calculated by Chattanooga's electric utility.

J.Ed. Marston, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce’s vice president of marketing and communications, is leaving to join EPB, where he will become vice president of marketing.

Astec Industries Inc. boosted earnings in the second quarter by 31 percent as sales of the Chattanooga-based paving equipment maker rose 12 percent this spring over the same period a year ago.

University of Georgia redshirt sophomore nose tackle Jonathan Taylor was arrested Tuesday morning by university police on a felony charge of aggravated assault.

God gave us memories so we could have summer tomatoes in December ... a retooled quote from author J.M. Barrie, but oh so true.

Only the likes of Clint Eastwood can give Arnold Palmer a dirty look for asking him to pick up the pace while playing at Pebble Beach.

In Tennessee, we currently have six accelerators across the state that are nearing the end of their industry-specific summer cohort programs: GigTank in Chattanooga, Jumpstart Foundry in Nashville, ZeroTo510 and the Start Co. programs in Memphis, autoXLR8R in Spring Hill and MediaWorks in Knoxville.

  • July 23rd, 2014  |
  • By Charlie Brock

Welcome to the farest of places … and it’s all thanks to you who read and write.

  • July 23rd, 2014  |
  • By Jane Henegar

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