Rachel Bunn (Reporter)

E-mail: rbunn@timesfreepress.com
Rachel Bunn is originally from Ellijay, Ga., and graduated from the University of Georgia with degrees in magazines and history. While at UGA, she wrote for the student magazine UGAzine, served as news editor for the student newspaper, The Red & Black, and spent a semester studying British history at Oxford University in Oxford, England. She has previously worked at The Rockdale Citizen in Conyers, Ga., and The Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press in Arlington, Va.

'Bones' fight genocide: Whitwell students join national project

Published Jan. 23 2013

WHITWELL, Tenn. - Christina Myers pinches a bit of salt dough out of a large metal bowl. She puts the...

Donations to Neediest Cases up 5% from 2011

Published Jan. 13 2013

Donations to the Chattanooga Times Free Press Neediest Cases fund:

Sewanee, UTC put more emphasis on environment

Published Jan. 11 2013

• Replacing incandescent light bulbs with lower wattage bulbs

Victim shines a light on 'living nightmare': Speech today aimed at helping stamp out sex trafficking

Published Jan. 11 2013

* What: Unite. Wear White. To End Human Sex Trafficking

Hamilton County Medical Examiner's Office autopsy report: Child shot self with pistol left in chair

Published Jan. 10 2013

Brennan Nowell was able to hold on for nearly five hours after a bullet pierced his 31-pound body just before...

Chattanooga hears ideas for revitalizing

Published Jan. 9 2013

What if Chattanooga became a center for athlete recovery, anchored by a physical therapy center on the Engel Stadium property?

Tennessee legislators ramp up efforts to arm educators (with video)

Published Jan. 8 2013

Several Tennessee legislators are tackling school safety with bills of their own:

LIGHTS OUT: Production of 75-watt incandescent light bulbs stopped Jan. 1

Published Jan. 4 2013

The warm glow of the 75-watt incandescent light bulb soon will wink out.

McMinn County exhibit celebrates 'Vanishing Appalachia'

Published Jan. 4 2013

What: Vanishing Appalachia at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum

Rep. Graves opens new office in Rome, Ga.

Published Jan. 3 2013

* Where: 702 S. Thornton Ave.

Two sex offenders arrested in DeKalb County, Ala.

Published Jan. 1 2013

In unrelated cases, two sex offenders were arrested in DeKalb County, Ala., last week after failing to register with the...

Smile, Red Bank!: Those traffic cameras aren't shutting down just yet

Published Dec. 31 2012

4: Traffic cameras in Red Bank

Donors step forward so woman can stay in her home

Published Dec. 29 2012

Previous total $35,995

Post-Christmas shoppers keep Chattanooga area stores busy

Published Dec. 27 2012

As customers lined up Wednesday at the service counter of Target on Gunbarrel Road to return clothes that didn't fit...

Chattanooga teenager dedicates herself to making Christmas, and life, better for her family

Published Dec. 26 2012

Every year during the holiday season, the Chattanooga Times Free Press asks its readers to donate to the Neediest Cases...

'I WILL, DADDY': Daughter struggles to keep promise and the only home she's ever known

Published Dec. 23 2012

Every year during the holiday season, the Chattanooga Times Free Press asks its readers to donate to the Neediest Cases...

Chattanooga area shoppers taking it down to the wire

Published Dec. 23 2012

Gloria Chambers carried a few small bags through J.C. Penney on Saturday, the very start of her shopping for the...

Christmas won't be white in the greater Chattanooga area

Published Dec. 23 2012

Today: High 52, low 42

Did she say yes?

Published Dec. 22 2012

The Tivoli Theatre's marquee had a special message for one Chattanooga resident Saturday night.

Chattanooga School for Arts and Sciences students explore Appalachian culture

Published Dec. 20 2012

Outside the Chattanooga School for Arts and Sciences on Wednesday, third-graders spent part of the morning panning for gold.