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Lindsay Burkholder

Stories by Lindsay

Tucked away in the woods down a winding driveway, a quiet and peaceful little patch of Apison, Tenn., waits for one wounded soldier to come home.

Only 18 percent of Howard and Brainerd High School students enroll in college after graduation, compared with 51 percent of students from other high schools around Hamilton County.

Chattanooga's new City Council got down to business quickly Tuesday night by electing a chairman and vice chairman in less than 10 minutes and with no discussion.

The chill and blustery weather did nothing to stop a number of extraordinary Chattanooga athletes from hitting the ropes Sunday.

What do goldfish, strawberry plants and sustainable living have in common? Kindergartners, of course.

Officials at UTC have reopened their investigation into an incident involving the local chapter of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity after receiving new information indicating a current student was involved.

As the lights dimmed in the Tivoli Theatre on Sunday afternoon, hundreds of "This American Life" fans hushed quickly.

Two trails in North Georgia are among more than a dozen that will benefit from $1.66 million in maintenance and construction grants, according to a news release.

Question: Whatever happened to Roy's Diner?

Yellow tape still curls around the house, fluttering slightly in an early morning breeze.

Thanks to Red Bank High School students, the town's police and firefighters have a number of teddy bears to comfort children in emergency situations.

Thanks to Red Bank High School students, the Red Bank Police and Fire Departments have a number of teddy bears to comfort children in emergency situations.

The Chattanooga History Center is taking interactivity to a whole new level with the opening of its new facility this fall. Dr. Daryl Black, the CHC’s executive director, believes that audience participation in exhibits shouldn’t end with a touchscreen display.

A look of disbelief, followed swiftly by pure elation, crossed Jason Martin's face when he heard his name called first.

Despite nine previous resolutions that have left a 200-year-old border dispute unresolved, Georgia lawmakers want Tennessee to know this time they mean business.

Winter waited until spring to show its true colors this weekend, as temperatures plummeted into the low 30s and flurries fluttered across the region.

Motorists driving down Glass Street see the sculpture rise suddenly into the sky -- a colorful structure woven together with ladders borrowed from the community.

Neither rain, nor sleet nor windy weather could keep Tennessee letter carriers from protesting the proposed end of Saturday mail delivery.

Ooltewah High School students got a unique, hands-on learning experience at the Thunder Creek Harley-Davidson outlet on Thursday morning.

A frustrated Red Bank property owner walked out of the City Commission meeting Tuesday night after the first of three condemnation hearings.

While the first official day of spring is Wednesday, Chattanooga residents would agree that warmer weather visited the area much sooner than the calendar predicted.

LaToyah Holloman says she's tired of waking up to gunshots.

Heroes don't have to be masked avengers.

Outside, as chaos ruled the twilight Tuesday, children at the East Lake Boys & Girls Club staged a jump-rope tournament, cozied up with a book in the library or listened to music.

Grundy County, Tenn., is cracking down on alcohol sales to underage buyers.

Anna Daggett grew up in Pikeville, Tenn., and didn't have electricity until 1955, when she was 11 years old. So when the legendary "Blizzard of '93" left her and thousands of others without power, she knew just how to cope.

In the aftermath of a drive-by shooting Sunday off Wilcox Boulevard, officers and witnesses stood behind yellow police tape roping off the victim’s gray Toyota, punctured by several bullet holes and parked a few yards away from train tracks illuminated by the setting sun.

Imagine the unthinkable: a national emergency that leaves the country without adequate power, food or water supplies for months. What would you do? What would you eat? How would you survive?

A 20-year-old woman has been taken to Erlanger hospital after being shot in what a witness called a drive-by shooting shortly after 6 p.m.

Soddy-Daisy Middle School students received messages on their cellphones Wednesday night in simple, direct images. The background was black, the text white. Nothing else needed.

Fraud detectives are seeking two men for impersonating police officers in order to steal money from an elderly man.

A number of Soddy Daisy Middle School students have received threats from a user of a popular social media site, Principal Blake Freeman said today.

Chattanooga traffic engineers are taking some of the guesswork out of left turns. Work began this week on a number of intersections along Highway 153 that will update left-turn signals to include flashing yellow arrows.

Voters elected Chip Henderson to the Chattanooga City Council’s District 1 post. Henderson garnered 52.66 percent of the vote or 1,120 total votes.

After January's bout of bad weather and storms, Lookout Creek is in a jam — literally.

As Georgia switches today to a new ad valorem vehicle tax, many residents are left scratching their heads about what it all means.

The Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is putting down roots in the Highland Park community.

The first day of spring is just three weeks away, but winter promises to put up a chilly fight before March 20 arrives.

The Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is putting down roots in the Highland Park community. The Academy purchased the Bailey Avenue academic building the school had been leasing for the past year and a half.

According to a Housing Study by the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency, nearly one-third of Chattanooga area residents struggle with the cost of housing.

Tagalongs, Do-si-dos, Samoas, Trefoils, Savannah Smiles, Thin Mints and other delectables filled the East Brainerd fire hall Monday, ready to be picked up and delivered.

The homey smells of apple pie and french fries wafted over from the concessions stand as people walked between rows of tile, kitchen cabinets and window displays inside the Chattanooga Convention Center.

After tumbling about 40 feet down a hole in a Franklin County cave on Saturday, Georgia Tech student Steven Touchton says he's OK.

A grim scene greeted Toast Cafe owner Kent Baumhover on Thursday. Standing on the sidewalk outside the Vine Street restaurant, Baumhover wiped away tears as he surveyed the damage from an early morning fire.

After months of squeezing through a narrow lane marked out by concrete barriers on southbound U.S. 27, drivers will get a bit of a change — but not by much.

As winter winds down and spring approaches to take its place, you're probably looking forward to flip-flops, short sleeves and sunbathing.

Elaina Campbell wasn't expecting a proposal when she and her fiance decided to take an afternoon walk through the mountains this past December.

Trisha Meili, the keynote speaker at Wednesday's Siskin Hospital Possibilities Luncheon, is living proof of the power of rehabilitation.

Trisha Meili, the keynote speaker at Wednesday’s Siskin Hospital Possibilities Luncheon, is living proof of the power of rehabilitation.

A visiting group of masons is giving some needed TLC to the historic wall surrounding the Orchard Knob Reservation.

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