Every spring, graduates proudly take the walk to receive their diplomas from colleges and universities across Tennessee. Many of them earn degrees in science and technology.
As a sophomore studying at the University of Tennessee, I had a microbiology lab that met in an old building on the infamous Hill in Knoxville. While the class met for lecture, the lab was a separate grade that would demonstrate mastery of all the content studied.
Nearly 30 years ago, the first Tennessee Wilderness Act was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan.
For local dogs and cats that don't have a home, there are two major animal shelters in Hamilton County that provide shelter: McKamey Animal Shelter and Humane Educational Society.
After the defeat at Chickamauga, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton in desperation called a late night meeting at the White House on Sept. 23, 1863.
Although it happened nearly a month ago and has largely been forgotten in the media frenzy about the government slowdown and subsequent Obamacare meltdown, a significant event occurred that Americans shouldn’t overlook.
In Georgia, particularly in Walker and Floyd counties, it's time to debate the five- to six-year cycle of whether or not to renew the special purpose local option sales tax, or SPLOST.
Lately there has been increasing media focus on the website glitches associated with the federal rollout of the Affordable Care Act.
This morning, City Councilman Chris Anderson will introduce legislation that would provide medical and health benefits to committed domestic partners — same sex and opposite sex — of all Chattanooga government employees.
A couple of weeks after the "government shutdown," we continue to hear the blame game from the media and establishment Republicans: "It was a fight you couldn't win," we hear, as Republicans stab Sen. Ted Cruz and his allies in the back.
With all the mistakes made on domestic issues like the economy, Obamacare, unleashing the IRS on political opponents, rampant regulations, deficit spending, etc., we forget Obama's disastrous foreign policy.
Before us? The Cherokees. The history we tell ourselves here is often boiled down to that simple narrative: before any white, Euro-American presence in this area, there were Cherokees. And lots of them.
After nearly five years of zero executions, Tennessee has resumed its death penalty system, announcing plans to execute one man in January and another in April.
Last week, I followed two stories that sparked a question I'll pose to you after a few details.
There has never been a better time to get involved with UTC athletics. And, trust me, there are many community gains to be enjoyed through increased fan support.
Chattanooga has been telling its newest environmental stories. And journalists around the country have been listening — and writing.