News for Saturday, July 26, 2014



A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.

PHILADELPHIA — Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim. Another woman was hurt but is in stable condition.

Geri Sink bought a house built in the late 1800s when she relocated to LaFayette, Ga., from Florida.

LSU senior left tackle La'el Collins is one of the rare Southeastern Conference players who is 6-foot-5 and tips the scales at 315 pounds.

East Tennessee got a lot more colorful on the national seismic hazard map between 2008 and 2014.

The purse Peter Moore offered up looked normal: square, with a front flap and an eye-catching shoulder strap.

  • July 26th, 2014  |
  • By By Mitra Malek

DUNLAP, Tenn. — After the pony rides but before the line dancing, the four horsemen of the Apocalypse galloped onto the scene.

ATLANTA — Rookie pitcher Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road as the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against the Braves.

Luke Winter wishes things could have been different this week.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The no-kill shelter operated by the SPCA of Bradley County has stopped accepting animals and Director Bobbi Anderson said its contract with the county needs to be renegotiated.

Art classes, mental health counseling, a clothing bank and job training could be provided in one location for low-income people on the Westside if the Chattanooga Housing Authority allows service providers to use its James A. Henry building rent free.

A 27-year-old Chattanooga man was arrested Thursday after he admitted to raping a 2-year-old girl.

The Chattanooga Lookouts used a super rally on Super Hero Night at AT&T Field.

The board of directors at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center is asking for professional help with the unsolved mystery of how much money was actually stolen after the Bessie Smith Strut festival in June.

Ringgold resident and former Cleveland State Community College pitcher Stephen Pryor was traded Thursday by the Seattle Mariners to the Minnesota Twins for Kendrys Morales, a first baseman and designated hitter who hit 23 home runs and batted in 80 runs for Seattle last year but chose to become a free agent and then signed with the Twins.

I am getting farther and farther from the days of my childhood and, as such, the memories are fading somewhat.

  • July 26th, 2014  |
  • By By Pastor Bo Wagner

It seems like only yesterday that a redesign of the Hyundai Sonata sedan set the auto industry abuzz.

Sometimes a bouquet of flowers is all it takes to brighten someone's day.

• QuickBooks setup Tuesday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Blvd.

Weston Wamp is a member of the generation of "millennials" born since 1981 that, according a Pew Research Center poll last year, supports same-sex marriage by 70 percent.

Dear Chattanoogans, Companies worldwide are clamoring to establish a presence in Tennessee.

  • July 26th, 2014  |
  • By By Sen. Bob Corker
  • Comment  |

CLEVELAND, Tenn. —- Maurice Johnson, the only person convicted in the 1999 Valentine's Day triple slaying in Cleveland, is asking to recuse the entire staff of the 10th District Attorney General's Office from his post-conviction relief proceedings.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is shuttering its award-winning LiveWell program and closing most of its employee fitness centers as part of the utility's ongoing efforts to trim $500 million in annual operating expenses.

A pair of South Korean auto suppliers are making big bets with new investments creating more than 1,000 jobs in East Tennessee and Northwest Georgia.

Randy White, Republican candidate for sheriff in Monroe County, Tenn., could face charges after a POST Commission ruling that he didn't meet requirements for police certification.

Q. My crape myrtles have small scraggly blooms that appear in mid-summer. Is there a fertilizer that can help them?

  • July 26th, 2014  |
  • By By Pat Lea

• Q ’n’ Brew at the Zoo: Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave., 4:30-7 p.m., $20 adults, $15 children, barbecue, beer and bluegrass music to benefit zoo. 423-697-1319.

The Hixson High School Class of 1984 is holding its 30-year reunion today and Sunday.

  • July 26th, 2014  |

• Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; Mooneyham Church of God, 2435 Mooneyham Lonewood Road, Spencer, Tenn.; 5 a.m. CDT Sunday; 775-2806.

My mother had eyes in the back of her head. I’m sure of it. When she was in one room and we children were in another, she knew exactly what we were doing.

  • July 26th, 2014  |
  • By By Nell Mohney

Ardena Garth has built a legacy of good work from the Hamilton County Public Defenders Office that she built in 1989 from the ground up, and the office continues to be an example across the country.

  • July 26th, 2014  |
  • Comment  |

Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw said he was fortunate to follow in the footsteps of longtime Judge Suzanne Bailey, who ran a "tight ship" and a "constitutionally sound" court.

  • July 26th, 2014  |
  • Comment  |

It is a simple question: Have we lost sight of the fact that our time and resources are precious and limited?

  • July 26th, 2014  |
  • Comment  |

ATLANTA — Millions of them still live with their parents.

  • July 26th, 2014  |
  • By The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Buoyed by a 25 percent jump in loans over the past year, second quarter earnings for CapitalMark Bank & Trust rose 4.5 percent to $1.63 million.

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »


Do you wish your millennial would move out?

  • Yes 50%
  • No 50%

22 total votes


Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.