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Concerts, recitals, jam sessions and more.

Theater, dance, visual art and film.

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Just 200 seats remained earlier this week for tonight’s concert featuring platinum-selling country singer Kip Moore.

String Theory at the Hunter begins its sixth season tonight, Oct. 16, with a concert by the Fleisher Duo, husband and wife pianists Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson. They will perform works by Bach, Kirchner, Scriabin, Chopin, Debussy and Ravel.

The Ruth Moody Band, fronted by a two-time Juno Award-winning singer/songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at The Arts Center in Athens, Tenn.

A Rhea County man has been charged for the second time this month with TennCare fraud involving “doctor shopping,” or using TennCare to go to multiple doctors in a short time period to obtain controlled substances.

Velma Street between Kent Street and Cherokee Boulevard will be closed on Thursday and Friday from 8:15 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day as needed for utility work, weather permitting.

Bradley County, Tenn., authorities are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man who was found dead at 1048 15th St. this afternoon.

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The brother of the man suspected in Holly Bobo's murder has been indicted on two counts of rape in connection with Bobo's case.

A Patten Towers resident plans to go public with what he says is a bed bug infestation at the landmark downtown residence that's home to low-income disabled and elderly residents.

Hundreds of North Georgia residents and employees of Hutcheson Medical Center have formed Save Hutcheson, a community initiative designed to prevent the foreclosure of Hutcheson by the Erlanger Health System.

The man accused of killing a 24-year-old woman with a steak knife on Saturday night in Sequatchie County, Tenn., has previously been convicted of homicide.

The states with the least energy efficient homes are concentrated in the South:

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 7 a.m. for several area counties.

Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn Carter, will attend a $200 a plate fundraiser in Chattanooga on Oct. 13, according to organizers.

A Rhea County man has been charged in Morgan County with TennCare fraud.

The Cleveland Police Department has received several donations from private citizens which has increased the reward offered to anyone who comes forward with information regarding the kitten that was intentionally set on fire earlier this month.

A flight from Dallas to Nashville caused a health scare at the Nashville International Airport last night after a passenger onboard was ill.

Chattanoogans Zan Guerry and Ned Caswell finished second Sunday in the USTA National Men's 50 Clay Court Championships doubles tournament in Sarasota, Fla.

A 72-year-old man is charged with killing a 24-year-old woman in Sequatchie County.

"One of the most violent murders" DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris has seen in more than 25 years occurred shortly after 4 p.m. yesterday. Michael Arnold Johnson, 36, of Fyffe, Ala., was shot multiple times at his residence on County Road 578.

The woman killed in a house fire early Saturday morning has been identified as 48-year-old Lisa L. Campbell.

The woman killed in a house fire early Saturday morning has been identified as 48-year-old Lisa L. Campbell.

Tourism spending in Tennessee grew last year at twice the overall inflation rate, helping to support about one of every 20 jobs in the Volunteer State, according to a new U.S. Travel study.

Investigators are looking for six black males who allegedly robbed a man Sunday at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

TBI Special Agents began investigating skeletal remains on Pugh Cemetery Road in Cumberland County on Sept. 27, and that investigation led them to Matthew Owens, 39, of Crossville, according to a news release.

NASHVILLE - Proponents of Tennessee grocery stores ability to sell wine say they're gearing up for the Nov. 4 election where voters in Chattanooga, Signal Mountain and dozens of other communities will decide the issue on local referendums.

Police have identified the teenager shot Wednesday at 2302 Windsor St. in Chattanooga.

Following a July collaboration between the Cumberland County Playhouse and Rhea County’s Scopes Trial Festival, Playhouse producing director Jim Crabtree will turn to a fictional drama inspired by the historic events. “Inherit the Wind,” a 1955 play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, will be presented at the Crossville, Tenn., theater Friday, Oct. 10, through Friday, Nov. 14.

Concord America, an Atlanta-based trio mixing garage, beach punk and indie rock, will play Tuesday, Oct. 14, at JJ’s Bohemia, 231 E. M.L. King Blvd.

A former lead singer for The New Christy Minstrels will reclaim the sounds of the ’60s in a concert Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Cleveland, Tenn.

Steve Green will present an evening of Christian music in an intimate concert setting from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Collegedale Community Church, 4995 Swinyar Drive.

Chattanooga Market will add massages and haircuts to its lineup of services Sunday, Oct. 12, as Cut Up For Life returns to First Tennessee Pavilion.

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based singer/songwriter Nick Africano, fresh from a summer residency at Manhattan’s Rockwood Music Hall, will perform in Athens, Tenn., on Saturday, Oct. 11, as part of a cross-country prerelease tour for his as-yet-untitled second album.

Four bright lights in the Southern gospel galaxy will share their musical ministry in a concert Saturday, Oct. 11, at Memorial Auditorium.

Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga plans a circus theme for its third annual fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 11. The Bizarre Bazaar, promising both oddities and beautiful wares, will be set up from 6 to 11 p.m. at the theater inside Eastgate Town Center, 5600 Brainerd Road.

Some of the top collegiate anglers in the Southeast will be heading to the Chattanooga area next week to battle for a spot in next year's FLW College Fishing National Championship.

The CSO String Quintet will be in concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at First Christian Church, 650 McCallie Ave.

The Lee University School of Music will welcome Michael Burritt, professor of percussion and department head at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y., for the first Performing Arts Series concert of the season.

The Rioult Dance NY company will perform Tuesday, Oct. 14, as part of the Patten Performances series in UTC’s Fine Arts Center.

The fourth annual Scenic City Car Show, presented by the Scenic City Cruizers, will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Zaxby’s, 4815 Highway 58.

It was a gamble to say the least, sneaking up on Confederates to open a vital supply line to a starving Union army in Chattanooga.

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