Fur thee well: Population management programs force relocations that affect keepers' emotional bonds

Published Feb. 1 2015

At first glance, a black rhinoceros does not invite many obvious comparisons to a golden retriever.

Art for Hart: Reception collects supplies to help local gallery for homeless art

Published Feb. 1 2015

Several local artists are opening their hearts to Hart on Friday.

Harpe: From one 'small obsession' to the next

Published Feb. 1 2015

I have experienced much of my life going through something I call "stages of small obsessions."

Botswana, a rare refuge for elephants

Published Feb. 1 2015

CHOBE NATIONAL PARK, Botswana - No sign of an elephant in all of two minutes, a tourist teased a guide...

Baumgardner: Bad childhood experiences have long-term impact

Published Feb. 1 2015

Of the 76 million children living in the United States, a staggering 60 percent (46 million) will experience violence, abuse,...

Around the Region

Published Jan. 31 2015

* African Dance Workshop: Highland Center (former 21st Century Academy on Tuxedo Circle off Brainerd Road), 2-3 p.m., $3 per...

Big potential on a small scale: Miniature gardens are educational, but kids will just think they're fun

Published Jan. 31 2015

Trenton Sticher may just be 5, but he knows his way around a garden, having helped tend his family's backyard...

Faith Focus: Kindness in the neediest places

Published Jan. 31 2015

The night was cold, but we all bundled up well so we could serve without shivering. ...

Faith News

Published Jan. 31 2015

* Jim Ricketts and Crystal Elam; 11 a.m. Sunday,Signal Mountain Church of God, 517 Timberlinks Drive; also 6 p.m. Sunday;...

Mohney: Laughter: God's hand on our troubled world

Published Jan. 31 2015

There is a saying: "Laughter is God's hand on the shoulder of a troubled world." There is no doubt about...

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?

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...

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...

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.