Lewis Gravitt, a Hays State Prison inmate, has become know for an unique talent. He's the "Paperman." Gravitt makes just about anything, a deer, a piano, a carousel, out of compressed, wrinkled paper.
During a news conference Wednesday, officials confirmed that volunteer firefighter Marvin Chase has been arrested in connection with more than 20 arson incidents over the past five years in LaFayette, Ga.
People flocked to the Signal Mountain Golf and Country Club to sled Monday. Due to low temperatures, the snow is expected to stay until Tuesday, according to local meteorologist.
Caleb Brown, the 2-year-old Nashville boy who was hit by a rock while his mother held him during a hike at Fall Creek Falls, continues to recover. Caleb's parents, Tim and Tiffany Brown, held a news conference Wednesday at Spring Creek Road Baptist Church to thank all those who contributed to Caleb's recovery. The family said they will now return to Nashville.
Members of the Soddy Elementary School chorus, the "Soddy Singers," opened the 26th annual Christmas at the Courthouse celebration singing throughout the lunch hour Monday.
Hamilton County Mayor Claude Ramsey will join Governor-elect Bill Haslam as Haslam's chief of staff and deputy governor. Ramsey will leave his Hamilton County post Jan. 11.
200 Chattanoogans became one step closer to obtaining assistance for public housing Tuesday as the Chattanooga Housing Authority began processing and evaluating voucher recipients needs. The 200 people were selected by lottery from a pool of more than 5,100 applicants.
Watch as Kaylee Ann Disterdick talks about battling Crohn's disease, while pursuing her love of dancing.
The Signal Mountain Eagles face Trousdale County in the Class 2A playoffs for the Times Free Press game of the week Friday. The winner will advance to the state semifinals.
Watch an excerpt from Friday's town hall meeting with U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn, at Chattanooga State. Sen. Corker spoke about the country's struggling economic situation and controlling the nation's debt. To view the entire presentation, visit: http://www.timesfreepress.com/bobcorkertownhall/
Bill Allen and Paul George, both WWII veterans who served on Iwo Jima, spoke to Grace Academy students Thursday as part of their ceremony for Veterans Day.
More than 400 people attended the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, with keynote speaker Brig. Gen. Robert Harris and performances by the Choo Choo Chorus.
Students participated in an all-campus cornhole tournament at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Wednesday. The semi-final and final rounds will be played at the First Tennessee Pavilion Saturday, prior to the Mocs football game against Samford.
The Baylor Red Raiders face the rival McCallie Blue Tornado in the Division II-AA state playoffs for the Times Free Press game of the week.
The annual Head of the Hooch rowing regatta will bring nearly 9,000 athletes this weekend, creating an economic impact of more than $4 million.
Cold temperatures brought hail to the Tennessee Valley today. Staff photographer Tim Barber filmed the hail falling shortly after 4 p.m.
During a news conference Thursday, Red Bank City Manager Chris Dorsey announced that Tim Christol will become the city's new police chief. Christol begins Dec. 13 after he leaves his post as police chief in Fletcher, N.C.
he Tyner Rams face the Polk County Wildcats in the first round of the Class 3A state football playoffs for the Times Free Press game of the week.
Chattanooga Republican Chuck Fleischmann won Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District seat over Democrat John Wolfe during Tuesday's elections.
Members of the Chattanooga Fire Academy executed a controlled burn on a donated house along Hixson Pike on Friday. The burn marked the conclusion of weeklong training exercises during the academy.
Hutcheson Medical Center officials announced their plans to partner with Erlanger Health System during a news conference Thursday.
Hundreds gathered at the Soddy-Daisy Veterans Memorial Park on Wednesday for a prayer and worship service. The service was held after Hamilton County Superintendent Jim Scales ruled that prayer over the loudspeaker at Soddy-Daisy football games must be stopped.
The Cleveland Blue Raiders face the Soddy-Daisy Trojans in the Times Free Press game of the week.
National Weather Service meteorologists have confirmed preliminarily that an EF2 tornado hit the Chickamauga Dam area Tuesday night, causing hit-and-miss damage along a 1-mile path. Meteorologists estimate the winds reached a maximum of 125 mph.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga hosted a panel discussion entitled "U.S. Housing Market Forum: The Path to a Strong Real Estate Market," which featured U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and several industry experts from across the country.
Along with streetscaping and parallel parking, Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield hopes to add a new police station, a homeless health care center and an impound lot along 11th Street. He wants to complete the changes before leaving office in two years.
Watch as U.S. Marine Sgt. Joey Jones continues his recovery following the loss of both his legs to a bomb blast in Afghanistan.
94 people from 41 nations became America's newest citizens during a naturalization ceremony at the Chattanooga National Cemetery on Thursday.
The Tyner Rams face the rival Howard Hustlin' Tigers in the Times Free Press game of the week.
During a Times Free Press editorial board meeting, Independent Savas Kyriakidis, a candidate for Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District seat, discussed his views on the Fair Tax.
Volkswagen officials explained the processes used to make their paint shop the "greenest" facility of its kind.
Hundreds of community members gathered at St. Paul AME Church for a musical worship service to remember their slain pastor, the Rev. David Harrison Strong. Strong's body was found in his Glenwood home early Sunday morning.
Replicas of two of Columbus' famous ships, the Nina and Pinta, docked at Ross's Landing today. The ships will be on display until November 2.
The Dalton Catamounts face the Ringgold Tigers in the Times Free Press game of the week.
The Baylor Red Raiders face Brentwood Academy, of Franklin, Tenn., in the Times Free Press game of the week.
The 8th annual Chattanooga Classic kicks off Thursday, with Nationwide Tour stars from across the country.
Ken Ellinger, a Dalton State political science professor, has a collection of 880 bobble head figures in his 90-square-foot office. Ellinger began collecting primarily sports and political figures about six years ago and has never paid more than $20.
The Baylor Red Raiders face the rival McCallie Blue Tornado in the Times Free Press game of the week.
During a Times Free Press editorial board meeting, Mike McWherter, a Democratic candidate for governor, spoke about how he feels Mayor Haslam is hiding his holdings with Pilot Travel Centers.
Volkswagen welcomed more than 700 dealers from across the United States and Canada to Chattanooga for the launch of the newly redesigned Jetta sedan.
The Red Bank Lions face the rival Cleveland Blue Raiders in the Times Free Press game of the week.
During a news conference Wednesday, Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson confirmed that Theresa Parker's remains had been found in nearby Chattooga County, Ga. Sam Parker, a former LaFayette police officer, and husband of Theresa, was sentenced to life in prison following her murder trial in September 2009.
The Electric Power Board, a Chattanooga-owned utility company, announced during a news conference today they will offer a 1-gigabit Internet service, the fastest in the United States. The connection will be 200 times faster than the average broadband speed in America.
Amid constant shouts and chatter from coaches, a play is called and No. 75 breaks from the huddle.
Family and friends of U.S. Army Sgt. Patrick Durham shared memories during funeral services at Lane Funeral Home on Thursday. Sgt. Durham was killed on Aug. 28, 2010, while on active duty in Afghanistan.
The Soddy-Daisy Trojans face the rival Red Bank Lions in the Times Free Press game of the week.
Students and teachers began a new school year in a new school at North Murray High School in Chatsworth, Ga., on Tuesday.
The Martyn House, in Ellijay, Ga., offers "glamping," or glamorous camping, as a new way to experience the outdoors. Inside Indian tents, glamping offers running hot water, showers, toilets, and feather beds.