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A Chatsworth man convicted on two counts of child molestation is going to prison for 15 years.

A man was fired from his job at TVA's Bull Run Fossil Plant after only three weeks because he has a workers' compensation claim pending due to "exposure" experienced while working at the federal agency's ash spill cleanup site in Kingston, a legal action avers.

A man was wounded during a shooting in East Chattanooga at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Five people have been charged with aggravated burglary at a St. Elmo home.

Metropolitan Chattanooga has the highest share of employees who work at foreign-owned businesses.

More than two thirds of professionals surveyed said that their ability to perform their jobs would suffer if they had to work without drinking any coffee that day.

The Supreme Court of Tennessee has temporarily suspended John Arnold Fitzgerald's from the practice of law.

A 32-year-old Manchester, Tenn., man has been sentenced to serve 290 months in prison for the possession of a firearm by a felon.

The union that represents musicians of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera has signed a new 2-year contract that provides a 2 percent wage increase with no cuts in the size or scope of the orchestra.

A suspect has been arrested in the shooting that occurred Friday night near the Bi-Lo on Brainerd Road.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office said today that all 159 of the state's counties have been designated Camera Ready, a program that is the first of its kind in the nation and offers community-based assistance with film and television productions.

The Ocoee River claimed another life Saturday — the fifth in three years.

A person was shot in North Chattanooga this morning, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

In order to maintain high-quality, reliable water service to customers throughout its service areas, Tennessee American Water will be conducting its annual flushing program beginning the week of Sept. 15 through the month of October.

NORMAN, Okla. — Trevor Knight passed for 308 yards to help No. 4 Oklahoma defeat Tennessee 34-10 on Saturday night.

An accident has shut down both north and southbound traffic on I-75 near mile marker 353 in Catoosa County, as of approximately 8 p.m. Saturday night.

The victim has been identified in the shooting that occurred Friday night near the Bi-Lo on Brainerd Road.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Dylan Thompson threw for three touchdowns and No. 24 South Carolina's maligned defense stood strong on a fourth-quarter goal line stand to topple No. 6 Georgia 38-35 on Saturday night.

Chattanooga's first Southern League championship series appearance in 18 years was a short one.

  • Sept. 13th, 2014  |
  • By Staff Writer

Volkswagen sales worldwide grew 5.6 percent in the first eight months of the year on increasing strength in Europe and a continued surge in China.

A shooting was reported near the Bi-Lo on Brainerd Road at approximately 8:50 p.m. Friday night. One victim transported by ambulance to Erlanger.

A Michigan man wanted on attempted murder and other charges was arrested by the Tennessee Highway Patrol on Interstate 24 in Chattanooga, according to a THP news release.

Two juveniles have been arrested after Wallace A. Smith Elementary School was burglarized Sep. 9, according to a news release from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

CROSSVILLE, Ala. — Two teens were detained on drug charges after smoking 'spice,' a form of synthetic marijuana, at Crossville High School, according to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris.

A man was shot after a dispute outside of Apple Barrel Antique Shop at 1267 Steele Road in Rossville, Ga., about 10 a.m., according to witnesses.

A 59-year old man from Viola, Tenn. was rescued Thursday evening from a fall in in the Sausage Cave in the Savage Gulf State Natural Area.

Volkswagen Group today reported that sales worldwide grew 5.6 percent for the year through August on increasing strength in Europe and a continued surge in China.

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has reappointed retired Chattanooga businessman John Foy to the University of Tennessee's governing board of trustees.

More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the trend in benefit applications in the past month remained low.

The USS LST 325 made its way down the Tennessee River overnight, docking this morning at Ross's Landing.

A bicyclist is in critical condition after he was struck Wednesday at 4100 Amnicola Highway.

The World War II-era USS LST 325, the last surviving ship of its kind, is expected to arrive in Chattanooga this morning, Sept. 11, for a week of tours at Ross’s Landing, 100 Riverfront Parkway.

Families can visit one of their favorite places together when the interactive learning experience that is Sesame Street Live stops in Chattanooga on Tuesday, Sept. 16. “Make a New Friend” will gather friends old and new for morning and evening shows at the Tivoli Theatre.

If you want to see food geniuses at work, be at Chattanooga Market on Sunday, Sept. 14.

To visit Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center is to immerse yourself in the wonders of the natural world. This weekend, you can even take some of those wonders home.

The chart-topping, multinational Celtic band Gaelic Storm will perform in Athens, Tenn., on Tuesday, Sept. 16, to kick off the Athens Area Council for the Arts’ 2014-15 Big Time/Small Town Performance Season.

The Sam Holt Band & Friends will remember Widespread Panic’s founding guitarist, Michael Houser, above, in a show from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Clyde’s on Main (formerly Clyde’s Auto Glass), 122 W. Main St.

International high-goal polo matches featuring some of the sport’s best players will return to Bendabout Farm in McDonald, Tenn., the next two weekends, weather permitting.

Electronic-funk duo The Floozies — brothers Matt Hill (producer, guitarist), left, and Mark Hill (drummer) — will stop here Sunday, Sept. 14, as part of a monthlong East Coast tour before heading west for their first Red Rocks Amphitheater appearance at Big Gigantic’s Rowdytown 3.

It’s barbecue time for the Men’s Club at Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, and the whole congregation will be involved.

U.S. Navy band Country Current will be in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, in the Robert Kirk Walker Community Theatre at Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave.

The Chattanooga Cruise-In, which organizers say has grown into one of the largest gatherings of auto enthusiasts in the South, will return for its fall edition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, on the streets surrounding Coker Tire, 1317 Chestnut St., and Honest Charley Speed Shop, 1309 Chestnut St.

Unless you’re a Latin-speaking botanist, you may not know the species “vigna unguiculata.” That’s OK. The folks around Charleston, Tenn., simply call them cowpeas, and the only mouthful you’ll need to worry about Saturday, Sept. 13, is the kind your tongue should taste, not pronounce.

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