U.S. 27 southbound traffic restricted to one lane

Published Dec. 11 2017

The right lane of U.S. 27 over Fourth Street has been closed for an emergency repair.

New device would be monumental for stroke care, health experts say

Published Dec. 11 2017

Every second matters when treating stroke, and local research to develop a portable diagnostic tool could help detect the problem...

GOP tax plan expands college savings plans to cover K-12 costs

Published Dec. 11 2017

A late amendment to the Republicans' tax overhaul plan would allow parents to put money they save for their children's...

Downtown Chattanooga church launches series on social justice issues

Published Dec. 11 2017

This January, one of the city's largest Methodist churches will be wading into some challenging and controversial topics, and asking...

Demolition, rebuilding project at Fall Creek Falls inn, restaurant starting in April

Published Dec. 11 2017

Tennessee's Fall Creek Falls State Park's inn, restaurant and conference center are scheduled to close April 2, 2018, as Tennessee...

Three arrested on drug and firearm charges in Dunlap, Tenn.

Published Dec. 11 2017

Three people were arrested Friday morning in Dunlap, Tenn., on several drug and illegal possession of firearms charges.

Regional News: One dead, one in custody after attempted Waffle House robbery

Published Dec. 11 2017

What started as a robbery of a DeKalb County, Ga., Waffle House ended in a deadly SWAT standoff Sunday morning,...

University of Tennessee's coach search most recent event chronicled on The Rock

Published Dec. 11 2017

During the University of Tennessee's search for a new head coach, there was one spot on campus that could be...

Chattanooga fire victim meets rescuers

Published Dec. 11 2017

On the morning of Sept. 20, 45-yearold Carrie Gann's home on Centro Street caught fire. Trapped in her room, she...

Vote on the top stories of the year

Published Dec. 10 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, the Times Free Press is asking its readers to help decide the biggest stories...

Local poverty rate drops to 10-year low

Published Dec. 10 2017

The share of Chattanoogans living in poverty fell last year to the lowest level in a decade as the improving...

Avondale restaurant serves purpose for local youth [photos]

Published Dec. 10 2017

Since 1958, Sunset BBQ has been a mainstay on Dodson Avenue; homemade barbecue sauce and the smell of smoke rising...


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Bradley County Sheriff's Office sergeant demoted over sexual harassment

Published Dec. 10 2017

Crude sexual comments made to a female deputy last month resulted in a Bradley County Sheriff's Office sergeant losing his...

Hamilton County Schools aims to recruit 300 new teachers, amid teacher shortage

Published Dec. 10 2017

Hamilton County Schools officials and administrators will meet this week with nearly 200 prospective teacher candidates as the district works...

Partnership for Families, Children and Adults uses fund to provide community safety net

Published Dec. 10 2017

Regina Johnson McDevitt has worked at the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults for more than 20 years, and in...

Car crashes into Bradley County school building

Published Dec. 9 2017

A driver crashed through a Bradley County school building this afternoon.

Man shot in Lee Highway Mapco robbery attempt

Published Dec. 9 2017

Chattanooga police say a man was shot at 12:56 a.m. today inside the Mapco at 6200 Lee Highway.

Whitfield County Sheriff's Office looking for man who allegedly shot ex-girlfriend

Published Dec. 9 2017

The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of a Dalton man who allegedly shot his estranged...

Silverdale inmate charged with sexual battery against cellmate

Published Dec. 9 2017

An inmate at the Silverdale correctional facility has been charged with assault and sexual battery after he allegedly threatened and...

Jurors convict Chattanooga man of murder, abuse in 2014 child death

Published Dec. 8 2017

After roughly four hours of deliberation Friday, a Chattanooga jury said a 37-year-old man was guilty of murder and aggravated...

Big Ridge Elementary assistant principal dies

Published Dec. 8 2017

On Friday, after suffering several months of illness, Connie McDade, assistant principal of Big Ridge Elementary School, died.


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Jurors to soon deliberate in child abuse, murder trial

Published Dec. 8 2017

Jurors heard closing arguments today and will soon begin deliberating in the murder trial of a 37-year-old Chattanooga man accused...

UPDATE: After-school games and activities will be held as planned

Published Dec. 8 2017

Hamilton County Schools will release students two hours earlier than normal today.