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Adam Poulisse

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The state boasts many large, historic parks in close proximity

Scottsboro known for interesting, surprising finds

Wartburg, Rugby preserve past pursuits

A Rock Star

Outdoor, indoor opportunities lead to Rush

McMinnville turns recreation inside-out

This hiking mecca is worth the trip

Oak Ridge's secret is out

A park in Georgia doesn’t need a lush view of trees and mountains to make it beautiful.

The room smells of burnt incense and herbs. Crescent moons decorate the walls and shelves. A portrait of Jesus Christ is among the wall decorations.

Efforts to repair and restore areas battered Thursday by winds that tore off roofs, tumbled trees across roads and yanked down power lines will continue throughout the weekend.

A storm Thursday produced winds strong enough to cause problems ranging from a boat capsizing on water to spreading brush fires on land.

To best understand Durward Higgins' recent accomplishment, you have to do some number-crunching.

It was by accident that Bob Pinkerton and his wife of 50 years, Erma Pinkerton, found themselves viewing Pops on the River fireworks from the Walnut Street Bridge five years ago.

For Ruth Cox to buy fireworks, it almost takes an act of god. You could argue that her purchases Tuesday were just that.

This year's local Fourth of July festivities may lack much of the "boom, boom, boom" that Katy Perry sings about in her song "Firework."

Chairs have moved on their own. Phantom voices have been heard muttering in the ears of Chattanooga Public Library patrons.

Chattanooga residents can enroll in a historic study in August about factors that could prevent cancer.

Thomas Irick has no air-conditioned home. In fact, he has no home at all.

When it comes to being on a baseball field, Hunter Clowdus is no rookie.

Occupying panels of the comic strip "B.C.," Wiley sports unkempt ink-drawn lines of hair, colored-in black trousers, tiny ink blots of scruff on his face, and a peg leg.

The Scenic City's seven-day forecast is daunting -- sticky, sweltering hot.

Chattanooga firefighters have been called to a “relatively small” fire on the Delta Queen riverboat, Chattanooga Fire Department spokesman Bruce Garner said moments ago.

Red Bank City Hall packed in about 50 people Tuesday, almost all of which opposed the impending 25-cent property tax increase that county commissioners would vote on — and ultimately, in favor of.

Singer Rod Stewart was spotted in Chattanooga on Thursday -- an incredible feat, since the man isn't even in the United States right now.

For most of the spring, Engel Stadium has acted as Ebbetts Field in Brooklyn, N.Y., in the 1940s for the upcoming baseball film "42."

Inside two tents at Riverbend, the services provided could spell the difference between life and death.

Though students are out of the classroom for the summer, cafeteria nutritionists and workers from across Tennessee were hard at work in the Orchard Knob Elementary School cafeteria, serving up a hearty blend of healthy meats, grains and vegetables that will grace students' lunch trays in the fall.

It was like time travel -- Riverbend in the '60s.

Deep in the Cherokee National Forest, where cellphone reception dares not tread, about 30 educators from Hamilton and Bradley counties treaded the shallow Conasauga River and its inhabitants Wednesday afternoon.

A man charged with killing two people in Whitfield County, Ga., in September was indicted by a grand jury Thursday.

He has many names -- Han Solo and Indiana Jones being the two most popular -- but on Thursday night, Harrison Ford walked into a local hotel as himself, carrying some of his own luggage and wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.

Vegetables may not be your first choice to throw on the grill this summer, but they can provide a kick of color and nutrition to a mundane meal.

TRENTON, Ga. -- Little debate occurred Tuesday as Dade County's five sheriff's candidates met in a forum that produced more agreement than heated argument.

Chattanooga residents, tourists and those who may get stuck in bumper-to-bumper holiday traffic likely will break a major sweat today as temperatures are expected to hit a steamy 94, tying a record high from 1962.

For Gunnery Sgt. Brian Turnmire, making melody with a trumpet or a cornet in the President's Own United States Marine Corps Band is a special kind of honor.

Chattanooga police are investigating circumstances surrounding the discovery of several dead animals in an abandoned house in the Hixson area.

The drenching downpour Tuesday in Chattanooga was accompanied by a roaring thunder -- the rumble of about 650 motorcycles pulling into the city.

Anetta Ferguson enjoyed early retirement from school administration in the summer of 2009 — for about four months.

Anetta Ferguson enjoyed early retirement from school administration in the summer of 2009 — for about four months.

A couple of weeks ago, moviegoers put "The Avengers" into the record books with a $207 million opening weekend, the biggest ever. Worldwide, the Marvel superhero blockbuster is well on its way to raking in a billion dollars.

On Sunday, people in some parts of Earth will look to the sky to see a glorious solar eclipse, a phenomenon in astronomy when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun during a new moon.

Hamilton County elementary teachers guide their students toward broadening their minds, and this past school year some have guided other teachers, too.

The sense of achievement in the air Wednesday wasn't for just a successful 2011-12 school year -- it was for a project that stretches back to July 2005 called Middle Schools for a New Society.

Chattanooga is "abnormally dry" right now, according to weather officials.

It's called Nightfall, but Chattanoogans were already filling up Miller Plaza with the late-evening sun still beaming down on them.

Postmaster Robert Dickerson was tending to the vehicles of the post office on Northgate Mall Drive when he heard "a big boom, and glass falling," he said.

Postmaster Robert Dickerson was tending to the vehicles of the post office on Northgate Mall Drive when he heard “a big boom, and glass falling,” he said.

Gary Walker of Hixson doesn't buy too many Marvel comic books, he said Tuesday at B&M Amusements on Highway 58.

In the basement of Cleveland State Community College's library, Slade sits next to Ashley. "Hello, Ashley," Slade says. "I want to talk to you about something."

A former Tennessee state senator has announced that he is joining the race to represent the area he served before it underwent redistricting.

A career and college fair in Dalton, Ga., will give students in Tennessee and Georgia counties the chance to meet with more than 300 college and business professionals.

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