That’s from an Aug. 20, 1838, journal entry of missionary Daniel S. Butrick, who traveled west from Chattanooga with the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears.
Health care providers made headlines this week belly-aching about a government mandate to move their paper records to digital records.
Some weeks ago, the nation's largest Tennessee walking horse group locked in an uproar only slightly less acrimonious than the government shutdown after an executive committee member sponsored her own poll to see how 6,945 members feel about the use of padded shoes and ankle chains — instruments horse advocates say hide evidence of soring.
With the government shutdown over, we can return to the fun of learning Chattanooga’s amazing Civil War history.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, acted as though the end of the American government shutdown was just another game of inside baseball in the nation’s capitol.
Somewhere along the line, some Americans decided government is just a taker and not a giver -- a series of taxes with no corresponding series of services.
In antithesis to the heels-dug-in, obstructionist U.S.-House of Representatives attitude, a Boyd-Buchanan School group of fourth- and fifth-graders recently took on the mantle of problem-solvers with Times Free Press reporter Clint Cooper to bag meals for the Haiti branch of the Feed My Starving Children organization.
Almost literally. The FBI has released its latest statistics on violent crime in America and the dubious honor of most violent state belongs to — you guessed it — the Volunteer State.
More than 500 out-of-towners gave Chattanooga journalists -- including me -- a fresh look at Chattanooga during the past week.
Think the shutdown doesn't really affect very much in Chattanooga?
Americans feel betrayed this morning, and they would have with or without a shutdown.
Tuesday morning, the Affordable Care Act becomes a new norm. A good new norm.
A judge who this week ruled that two fired Chattanooga police officers be reinstated surely didn't see the same excruciating video that the public saw earlier this year.
The Delta Queen, docked in Chattanooga, prompted the U.S. House of Representatives to do something that little other than the folly of a bogus repeal-Obamacare effort could accomplish.
Erlanger is like the boy who cried wolf.