East Hamilton student hit by car

Published Dec. 5 2016

A Facebook account controlled by the East Hamilton Middle High School announced that a student was hit by a car...

New legislation expected to further highlight Chattanooga's outdoor industry

Published Dec. 5 2016

Local outdoor recreation advocates hope legislation approved by Congress last week will bring new attention and investment to the outdoors...

At least one group of Tennessee children is losing weight

Published Dec. 5 2016

After years of bad news about how fat Tennessee children have become, a new report says at least one group...

Chattanooga researchers push for Hamilton County to open more data to public scrutiny

Published Dec. 5 2016

Two years ago, the city of Chattanooga adopted an open data policy that made public huge amounts of information gathered...

New open spaces director adjusting to job

Published Dec. 5 2016

Chattanooga impressed Lori Goerlich when she traveled here from Illinois in 2010 for an American Trails conference that included a...

Marion County helps buy new compactors for trash convenience centers

Published Dec. 5 2016

Several of Marion County's trash and recycling drop-off convenience centers desperately need new compactors, and a clerical error could have...

Lost dog Oakley has been found

Published Dec. 5 2016

Oakley, the yellow lab/shepherd mix that went missing in the Trenton, Ga., area has been reunited with his owner, James...

Gatlinburg wildfires death toll climbs to 14; officials estimate 1,684 structures damaged or destroyed

Published Dec. 4 2016

The death toll in the historic Gatlinburg fires has risen to 14, National Park Service spokeswoman Dana Soehn confirmed Sunday.

Temporary cell tower up and running after tornado in Athens, Tenn.

Published Dec. 4 2016

Residents in Athens, Tenn., have cellphone access again thanks to a temporary tower put up by U.S. Cellular, according to...

Bradley County sheriff's used-car sales appear to exceed legal limit [photos]

Published Dec. 4 2016

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson has been developing a second career as a used-car salesman.

Doctors: Get free screening to catch lung cancer early

Published Dec. 4 2016

It normally takes between 90 and 100 days from the time a patient is diagnosed with lung cancer until their...

Neediest Cases helps Chattanooga mother get housing

Published Dec. 4 2016

A 25-year crack cocaine addiction and a broken relationship cost Eunice White her son and a home for five years,...

Marion County board approves airport land purchase, budget schedule

Published Dec. 4 2016

JASPER, Tenn. — Hangar space to store aircraft at the Marion County Airport is sparse.

Mainx24 brings thousands of people to Chattanooga's Southside [photos]

Published Dec. 4 2016

For a full decade, Mainx24 has helped Chattanooga step into the most wonderful time of the year.

Signal Mountain council sets date for vote on new school district feasibility committee

Published Dec. 3 2016

Signal Mountain seems prepared to continue investigating the viability of forming its own school district.

Sentence in 1973 Chickamauga murder finally resolved

Published Dec. 3 2016

Forty-three years ago, Eddie Sizemore found his father in the back of the family's Chickamauga grocery store, beaten and shot,...

Attorney: Marion County jailers ignored woman's medical requests before she nearly died

Published Dec. 3 2016

A Tennessee woman nearly died in jail because correctional officers ignored six pleas for medical attention over a month-long span,...

Chattanooga State president recommended as finalist to be Tennessee Board of Regents chancellor

Published Dec. 3 2016

Dr. Flora Tydings, president of Chattanooga State Community College, is one of three finalists recommended by a search committee for...

During first look at wildfire rubble, residents in a daze

Published Dec. 2 2016

Residents and business owners in Gatlinburg got their first look at the wildfire destruction on Friday, and many walked around...

Heroin dealer gets 12 years after overdose of Chattanooga couple

Published Dec. 2 2016

Curtis Allen Coleman, 41, pleaded guilty in August to a federal indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute heroin and...

Nonprofits and state agencies step up relief efforts amid tornado, wildfire damage

Published Dec. 2 2016

Between wildfires and tornados, East Tennessee is reeling from natural disasters that have harmed life and limb in the Volunteer...

Officials defend controversial timing of evacuation warnings sent after blaze reached Gatlinburg [videos]

Published Dec. 2 2016

John Matthews of the Sevier County Emergency Management Agency said a text alert telling people to evacuate went out around...

Man shot on Germantown Road taken from hospital to jail

Published Dec. 2 2016

Eugene Gaines, 45, was shot in the elbow while pulling into the parking lot at the Park Village Apartments on...