Lauren Alaina returning to 'American Idol'

Published Feb. 10 2016

Lauren Alaina, the Rossville native who was Season 10 runner-up on "American Idol," returns to the Fox Network's talent show...

Readers name their favorite restaurants that dish out banana pudding

Published Feb. 10 2016

Mornings at Ooltewah's Countryside Cafe begin with whipping up a big batch of banana pudding to serve the lunch crowd....

Side Orders: Making a triple treat for Valentine's

Published Feb. 10 2016

My mother made the best chocolate souffle I've ever tasted; the only problem was I never knew when to expect...

Fare Exchange: Hungry for breakfast? Here are some casserole ideas

Published Feb. 10 2016

Welcome to Fare Exchange and some questions both sour and sweet. We are on the trail of half-done pickles of...

Dear Abby: Wedding guests reflect family's turbulent story

Published Feb. 10 2016

DEAR ABBY: My son, "Chad," is being married in June to "Jenny," a girl his sister "Madison" introduced him to....

Omelet-making tips from an egg professional

Published Feb. 10 2016

There are some weekend days when, although you'd love to go out for brunch, you know you can make whatever...

Their job is to make people fit, so how do trainers keep in shape?

Published Feb. 9 2016

Colleen Carboni spends 35 hours every week working with clients at Pilates Chattanooga.

Cleaveland: Jack's different and difficult ministry

Published Feb. 9 2016

The hymn "I'll Fly Away" concluded the memorial service in the Davidson, N.C. church as family members, friends and former...

Dads2Dads: Teaching kids lessons in this political season

Published Feb. 9 2016

In this column, we try not to espouse any particular religion or political preference. But how can we ignore the...

Ask a Doctor: Do I need an antibiotic for the common cold?

Published Feb. 9 2016

The common cold is usually a virus characterized by low-grade fever, fatigue, nasal discharge, cough, sore or scratchy throat, mild...

Dear Abby: Mother is an addict; son must realize that

Published Feb. 9 2016

DEAR ABBY: My stepson just turned 7. My husband was granted custody because the mother was declared unfit due to...

Make sure food from your garden is safe to eat

Published Feb. 9 2016

Gardening delivers produce that is tastier, cheaper and safer than store-bought, right? Well, not necessarily safer.

Nancy Meyers: People don't see my movies for plot twists

Published Feb. 9 2016

Nancy Meyers knows who she is and who she isn't.

Inspired: Chattanooga WorkSpace, Hunter Museum collaborate on new works of art

Published Feb. 8 2016

Artists and creatives find inspiration in all manner of ways and places. A sunrise, a flower, another person, the ripples...

Off the Couch: A few oddball ways to celebrate Valentine's Day and Mardi Gras

Published Feb. 8 2016

LISA DENTON: Barry, I don't know if you've paid much attention to the calendar lately, but Valentine's Day is less...

Courter: Things I wish my kids would ask me

Published Feb. 8 2016

Q: Some of my friends are already unhappy in their new careers. How does a person prevent choosing the wrong...

Events this week from around the Chattanooga area

Published Feb. 8 2016

82nd Airborne Division Association: VFW Post 4848, 1491 Riverside Drive, 6:30 p.m. Honor Guard practice, 7 p.m. meeting of Alvin...

Dog obedience classes registration now open

Published Feb. 8 2016

The Obedience Club of Chattanooga announces that its next session of obedience, rally and agility classes for puppies and dogs...

Dear Abby: Parents supporting son are doing him no favors

Published Feb. 8 2016

DEAR ABBY: Nine years ago I married a man who has a son from a previous marriage. "Eli" is now...

Milestone Anniversary: Phillips

Published Feb. 8 2016

W.A. and Virginia Phillips celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Feb. 3.

Milestone Birthday: Dobbs

Published Feb. 8 2016

Nick Dobbs celebrated his 94th birthday on Oct. 14.

Review: Coldplay lets Beyonce, Bruno Mars overshadow band

Published Feb. 8 2016

Give Chris Martin and Coldplay credit: It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be...

Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads

Published Feb. 7 2016

From a strange creature called "Puppymonkeybaby" to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowlads ran the gamut this year from offbeat...