Veterans helping kids: The idea is simple: Vets need a mission, and kids need mentors

Published Dec. 22 2014

The mission has moved to the classroom.

Moment: A long quest for adrenaline

Published Dec. 22 2014

Drean Whitener has been flying down hills since his 13th birthday, when he first received a longboard. Since then, he's...

Fewer pursuing teaching careers and other news from areas around Chattanooga

Published Dec. 22 2014

ATLANTA Data from a Georgia education commission shows fewer people are pursuing careers as teachers.

Bradley sheriff applauds Walker Valley Road intersection improvements

Published Dec. 22 2014

CLEVELAND, Tenn. Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson has praised recent efforts by the Tennessee Department of Transportation to improve...

Charlseton historical society receives $200,000 grant for Trail of Tears interpretive greenway

Published Dec. 22 2014

CHARLESTON, Tenn. The Charleston-Calhoun-Hiwassee Historical Society is moving closer to using a $200,000 federal grant to create an interpretive...

Today's best photos: Ice skating in Sweden, Navy officer greats his children

Published Dec. 21 2014

Today's best photos: Ice skating in Sweden, Navy officer greats his children

'No' and 'yes': 2 words at center of a revolution in U.S. colleges, universities, including UTC

Published Dec. 21 2014

Ask Corey Mock what happened at an off-campus party early in the morning of April 16, and he'll tell you...

786 children die in U.S. over six year span that agencies had reason to know they were in danger

Published Dec. 21 2014

BUTTE, Mont. At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span...

Chance of Hamilton County teacher pay raise iffy

Published Dec. 21 2014

Hamilton County's public school teachers didn't get a raise this year.

Top web stories and videos: Dec. 14-19

Published Dec. 21 2014

The top stories this week were...

Quoteworthy

Published Dec. 21 2014

The most memorable quotes in the Chattanooga Times Free Press for Dec. 14-19.

A little Neediest Cases Fund help goes a long way

Published Dec. 21 2014

When Oksana Potozka fled from Ukraine in 1989 she thought she would be safe in America and she could start...

Photos: Families enjoy EPB's window displays in Chattanooga

Published Dec. 21 2014

Photos: Families enjoy EPB's window displays in Chattanooga

After blocking roads, protesters demonstrate at Hamilton Place Mall

Published Dec. 20 2014

Shouting "black lives matter," a group of protestors marched through Chattanooga, shutting down a major intersection at the Scenic City's...

South Pittsburg stands firm on networking policy despite Internet backlash

Published Dec. 20 2014

If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything.

New year, new rates: Cable TV and Internet customers can expect to pay more in 2015

Published Dec. 20 2014

The new year will bring rate increases for most Chattanooga-area cable and Internet subscribers.

50 dogs, a parrot, a goat rescued in Sequatchie County

Published Dec. 20 2014

DUNLAP, Tenn. Tipped to suspected animal abuse at a Sequatchie County home, investigators worked for months to obtain enough...

EPA sets first national standard for coal waste

Published Dec. 20 2014

WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity,...

Dalton officer accused of molesting girl

Published Dec. 20 2014

DALTON, Ga. A Dalton police officer is accused of molesting a girl under the age of 10.

Bradley County SPCA board loses second county-appointed representative

Published Dec. 20 2014

CLEVELAND, Tenn. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County has lost its second county-appointed...

Journee gets big helping of Christmas from Chattanooga Police Department

Published Dec. 20 2014

Ayesha Pankey's day got off to a bad start Friday when her car battery died and she couldn't go to...

McKamey Animal Center and the Humane Educational Society launch their Home for the Holiday fostering program Tuesday

Published Dec. 20 2014

As the Lohmann family drove from their home in Ringgold, Ga., to the McKamey Animal Center on Friday afternoon, Alechia...

Orlando Ramirez convicted in Dalton bar killing

Published Dec. 20 2014

DALTON, Ga. From the stand, he awaited the tough questions, the 21-year-old defendant with a seventh-grade education, the one...