Miranda Lambert leads ACM Awards with 8 nominations

Published Jan. 30 2015

Miranda Lambert is continuing her reign as contemporary country queen with eight nominations at this year's Academy of Country Music...

Sounds of Progress: New hearing aid streams sound from electronic devices, but vanity and cost keep some people away

Published Jan. 30 2015

Pharrell is singing "Happy," rich, full-throated, in stereo and coming out of what looks like a flesh-toned lima bean tinier...

Courter: Things I wish my kids would ask me

Published Jan. 30 2015

Q: Dad, what should I look for if I'm buying home electronics like a stereo?

Good For You: Chef Shannon Johnson to direct Chattanooga State culinary center

Published Jan. 30 2015

Chef Shannon Johnson has been named director of the Michael P. Hennen Hospitality and Culinary Center at Chattanooga State Community...

Chattanooga Symphony kicks off new year with gypsies and sax

Published Jan. 30 2015

Both Franz Liszt and Johannes Brahms reinforced the mistaken idea that Gypsy music embodied true Hungarian folk music ("verbunkos") with...

Nursing, Allied Health information sessions at Chattanooga State in February and March

Published Jan. 30 2015

The Nursing and Allied Health programs at Chattanooga State Community College have set monthly information sessions in February and March...

Everything XL for Chattacon's 40th - Jan. 30-Feb. 1

Published Jan. 29 2015

Cinch up your dice bag, grab your first-edition Tolkiens and polish up your Stormtrooper helmet; Chattacon is back.

Never-changing places: Some businesses have remained the same for decades

Published Jan. 29 2015

Hanging on the wood-paneled wall in Don Johnson's office is a large, arched mirror that once adorned one of eight...

Cleaveland: 'Addressee deceased': Dealing with death

Published Jan. 29 2015

My wife and I send annual holiday letters to maintain contact with friends and family who have become widely dispersed...

Ask a Doctor: What are floaters?

Published Jan. 29 2015

Q: What are floaters?

Dig into dips for Super Bowl XLIX

Published Jan. 28 2015

To the Patriots and the Seahawks, the Super Bowl may be all about the promise of a ring, but for...

Side Orders: Sweet 'n' spicy wings take flight

Published Jan. 28 2015

Before you gather around the big screen on Sunday to honor the gods of the gridiron, take a moment to...

Fare Exchange: Doctoring store-bought sauce, making healthy cookies

Published Jan. 28 2015

It's a fine January Day, and the last January Wednesday we have to enjoy. So let's get busy.

In the Super Bowl of pizza, this DIY beats take-out any day

Published Jan. 28 2015

Make pizza from scratch for a Super Bowl party? Come on. Why bother when you can snap your fingers and...

Turning bean burritos into a Super Bowl party finger food

Published Jan. 28 2015

There is something magical about a burrito, that combination of crispy tortilla edges that turn doughy soft at the center,...

Chattanooga transgender woman lands $100,000 book deal

Published Jan. 27 2015

If Cinderella landed a big book deal instead of a prince, her story might resemble Meredith Russo.

Live Fit Challenge invites readers to follow fitness story

Published Jan. 27 2015

Get in shape. Be active. Eat healthy. But how?

Dads2Dads: Teens must drive their own destiny

Published Jan. 27 2015

When we conduct workshops for teens, we tell them that they are not their family tree. If they have received...

X marks the jewelry: Trendy X rings, bracelets haven't made it here -- yet

Published Jan. 26 2015

Just because Hollywood stars Jennifer Lawrence, Megan Fox, Amy Adams, Jessica Alba and Octavia Spencer have been sporting the chic...

Off the Couch: Blue Man Group, Elvis, Tater Salad in town

Published Jan. 26 2015

BARRY COURTER: So here's the idea: We go into the basement and get some old cans of paint, shave our...

Grand Thoughts: Turning a negative into a positive

Published Jan. 26 2015

It has been something I've delayed for six months -- cleaning out my late mother's house. And doing it has...

Countertop composting catches on among apartment dwellers

Published Jan. 26 2015

Composting and collecting kitchen scraps, once the province of those with gardens or space for a big, pungent, outdoor composter,...

Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

Published Jan. 26 2015

MIAMI -- Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss...