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Chattanooga Butter feeds local market unique flavors

Published Nov. 22 2017

Matt Vandergriff was traveling in western Kentucky when he happened upon a restaurant that sold strawberry butter.

Syrup and Eggs opens at St. Elmo fire hall

Published Nov. 15 2017

Syrup and Eggs, a breakfast and brunch spot located at the historic St. Elmo fire hall, is tantalizing the taste...

The Toy Lady delivers cheer

Published Nov. 8 2017

Thanksgiving may be the next holiday on the calendar, but the residents of Southern Heritage Assisted Living in East Ridge...

Brainerd Mission production highlights anniversary, diversity

Published Nov. 8 2017

Local playwright Daisy Pratt will honor the Brainerd Mission's bicentennial anniversary.

Blackjack fundraiser benefits inclusion for children with disabilities

Published Nov. 8 2017

Chattanooga's Kids on the Block, Rivermont Elementary School and the Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club are hosting a fundraising event called...

Olivia Pratt retires after 43 years in the kitchen

Published Nov. 1 2017

Olivia Pratt was just 17 years old when she put in an application to work for NHC HealthCare's precursor, Parkwood.

Community comes together to build jogging trail and fitness stations at Howard

Published Nov. 1 2017

With help from the Kiwanis Club of Chattanooga and The Howard School's Key Club, the school now has 14 fitness...

HCDE evaluating discipline in schools

Published Oct. 25 2017

Hamilton County schools are re-evaluating their disciplinary approach this year.

EPB executive races to help cure muscular dystrophy

Published Oct. 25 2017

Over the last five years, David Wade, chief executive officer of EPB, has powered through three Ironman races in the...

Fischer Evans brings renowned jewelry designer to town

Published Oct. 18 2017

Fischer Evans Jewelers is hosting a party featuring internationally renowned jewelry designer Pratima Sethi.

Chattanooga police amp up diversity efforts

Published Oct. 18 2017

Efforts are being made in the Chattanooga Police Department to ensure the officers themselves represent varying backgrounds.

St. Elmo hosts inaugural Incline Art Crawl Oct. 14-15

Published Oct. 11 2017

St. Elmo is hosting its first biannual Incline Art Crawl at the foot of Lookout Mountain Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 14-15.


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New committee aims to give all students equal chance at success

Published Oct. 11 2017

After sifting through a pool of more than 100 applicants, local nonprofit UnifiEd has chosen 27 community members to aid...

Passageways 2.0 seeks to enliven even more alleyways with art

Published Oct. 4 2017

A competition is kicking off to breathe life into a forgotten downtown Chattanooga alley behind a new 10-story apartment building...

Hamilton County Department of Education launches community survey

Published Oct. 4 2017

The Hamilton County Department of Education has launched a survey to gain community input on the district's capital building plan.

'All Aboard for Sculpture' fundraiser is Nov. 3

Published Sep. 27 2017

John Henry wants Chattanooga to be known for things other than "its high-speed internet." Things like, say, art.

Johnson wants to mentor students so 'dreams come true'

Published Sep. 27 2017

Toriq Q. Johnson Sr., father of five, saw his third child born into the world. And it was that son...

New schools superintendent outlines focus

Published Sep. 27 2017

New Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Bryan Johnson believes students graduating from high school need to be prepared for at least...

Ballpark would anchor housing, retail and green space in South Broad District plan

Published Sep. 20 2017

An early blueprint of the South Broad District's future unveiled last Thursday includes a multi-use minor league baseball park anchoring...

Artistry and conversation: Tackling tough issues in many mediums

Published Sep. 13 2017

Identifying issues and injustices in their own backyard, some 40 young artists from lower-income parts of the city were encouraged...

Downtown Council bridges business and education

Published Sep. 13 2017

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce recently named its Downtown Council the 2017 Council of the Year.

Center provides shelter, opportunity to area homeless with mental illness

Published Sep. 13 2017

Approximately 25 percent of the U.S. homeless population suffers from "severe and persistent" mental illness, yet many never have access...

Mayor challenges residents to get fit with new citywide app

Published Sep. 6 2017

As part of the effort to promote more physical activity in Chattanooga, residents can now download a mobile app, Rove,...