Sevier County still feeling economic impact 3 months after wildfires

Published Feb. 25 2017 @ 12:33am

Three months after fire damaged Gatlinburg and threatened Pigeon Forge, rebuilding is well underway as area officials work to assure tourists that their favorite attractions remain open and more are coming.

Agency plans to award Mexico border wall contracts by April

Published Feb. 24 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April...

Transgender boy wins first 2 matches of girls wrestling tournament

Published Feb. 24 2017

Mack Beggs won two matches at the Texas state championships Friday. But the larger conflict — over whether a 17-year-old...

And the winner is... Times Free Press staffers share their Oscar picks

Published Feb. 24 2017

Shakeem Holloway, Lesley Dale and Shawn Ryan discuss the upcoming Academy Awards and which films they think deserve Oscars.

Arrest warrant: Man used hands to kill Georgia teacher Tara Grinstead inside home

Published Feb. 24 2017

Teacher and former beauty queen Tara Grinstead vanished from her south Georgia home in 2005, leaving a mystery that had...

LIVE: Chattanooga Public Library hosts People's Town Hall event

Published Feb. 24 2017

Emmett Gienapp reports from a People's Town Hall event today at the Chattanooga Public Library.

White House bars major news outlets from media gaggle

Published Feb. 24 2017

News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining a White...

Training for Fire Academy 2017 concludes today in Chattanooga [photos]

Published Feb. 24 2017

Two weeks of intense fire training for Fire Academy 2017 came to a close today on Hancock Road.

AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win

Published Feb. 24 2017

Ahead of Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a...

Bond set for Alabama man accused of killing his mom; autopsy details released

Published Feb. 24 2017

Karen R. Willmon's son, 48-year-old Larry W. Bodily, was charged Feb. 19 with murder and third-degree theft of property in...

Lakesite carjacking suspect arrested at Soddy-Daisy apartment complex [video]

Published Feb. 24 2017

The suspect in a Lakesite area carjacking that occurred on February 13 was taken into custody Thursday evening at a...

Tennessee Democrats back Perez for DNC chair

Published Feb. 24 2017

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez is the unanimous choice of all five Tennessee members of the Democratic National...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on Josh Dobbs and the Browns draft, Masters talk, the NCAA's transgender policy, Trump as a point guard draft analysis and Rushmore updates

Published Feb. 24 2017

Josh Dobbs, guys playing volleyball, point guard Trump and more.

Boy, 6, killed when SUV crashes into dentist's office lobby

Published Feb. 24 2017

Authorities say a 6-year-old boy was killed in the lobby of a dentist's office when a Mercedes SUV smashed through...

Charles Barkley drops curse word on 'Inside the NBA'

Published Feb. 24 2017

Charles Barkley accidentally used a curse word on-air when describing the New York Knicks' play on TNT's 'Inside the NBA.'

Dade County cancels class as flu surges in Georgia

Published Feb. 24 2017

Schools in Dade County are closed for a second day after 20 percent of students called in sick this week.

10 things to know for Friday

Published Feb. 24 2017

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

Man charged with killing Georgia teacher missing since 2005

Published Feb. 23 2017

The search for a teacher and former beauty queen who vanished from her south Georgia home nearly 12 years ago...

Chase Elliott grabs 1st Cup win in Daytona qualifier

Published Feb. 23 2017

Chase Elliott already had the top starting spot for NASCAR season-opening Daytona 500, so he had no real reason to...

Police say nerve agent was found on face of killed N.Korean

Published Feb. 23 2017

Malaysian police said Friday that the half brother of North Korea's leader who was killed in a Kuala Lumpur airport...