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Memorial Health Care System will be changing its name to CHI Memorial, part of a system-wide branding strategy launched by parent organization Catholic Health Initiatives.

The victim in this morning's shooting on Central Avenue has died, according to police.

The Atlanta Braves announced today that Kevin Seitzer has been hired as the team's hitting coach for the 2015 season, and Jose Castro has been hired as the assistant hitting coach.

Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA), announced today that it will expand its American headquarters in Gainesville, Ga., and add 650 jobs.

J. Crew Factory will open its new store on Hamilton Place Mall on Wednesday.

Chattanooga police have identified two people who were shot at Chattanooga's Golden Gateway Apartments on Sunday.

A 37-year-old woman has been charged with attempted murder in an Alton Park shooting.

EPB will raise prices on all TV customers starting January 2015, a rate hike that will result in increases ranging from $2 to $9 per customer, the utility said in a news release.

Whitfield County Sheriff's Patrol Sgt. Micheal Smitherman, 44, showed up Friday morning for a mandatory domestic violence training and wound up on administrative leave because he drove there in his patrol car under the influence of alcohol.

Chattanooga police have identified the victims of a shooting at 1406 Carousel Rd. Saturday night.

The W Road will be closed October 28, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for general maintenance, according to a news release.

Four people shot in Chattanooga

Two in critical condition

Four people were shot at in Chattanooga overnight, according to news releases from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Confused about the state Constitution questions on the ballot?

Eat your heart out Spider-Man, you’re not the only one who can traverse a city skyline on a web.

The Obedience Club of Chattanooga is holding registration for its next six-week session of canine obedience classes on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the club's training facility on Highway 193 in Flintstone, Ga. Classes will begin Monday.

Eat your heart out Spider-Man, you’re not the only one who can traverse a city skyline on a web.

Police have confirmed a bomb threat at the Republic Centre, the third such threat since summer.

Walmart to hire 95 workers to work the new Walmart Neighborhood Market that will open this winter in Fort Oglethorpe.

The grand reopening of the historic Crossville Depot will be celebrated with arts, crafts and music from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT today in Crossville, Tenn.

ATLANTA — The defending GHSA Class AAAA softball champions are still alive.

The plane that collided with a helicopter in Maryland was flying home after a stop at the Cleveland Regional Jetport, said Mark Fidler, the director of the jetport. The crash resulted in three deaths, although the two men aboard the plane survived.

Just before sunset today, Chattanoogans should be able to witness a partial solar eclipse.

A three-car crash at about 7 a.m. today at the intersection of Lauderdale Memorial Highway and Walker Valley Road in Charleston, Tenn., left one man seriously injured, a news release states.

Four people were arrested last night while protesting street violence and police brutality at the intersection of Main Street and Market Street in Chattanooga.

The 24-year-old man shot at 404 Tunnel Blvd., near Shepherd Hills Apartments, has passed away from his injuries, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

According to a report on late Wednesday, former LSU star Zach Mettenberger will be the starting quarterback for the Tennessee Titans on Sunday when they take on the Houston Texans.

Whether you're ready to get lost in corn mazes or find bigger frights in haunted places, you'll find plenty of seasonal attractions awaiting around the region.

Three people were injured in two shooting incidents Wednesday in Chattanooga, according to police.

The Chattanooga Clarinet Choir opens its 2014-15 season with a free concert Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Southern Adventist University in Collegedale.

Lee University’s newest performance venue, Pangle Hall, will be dedicated Tuesday, Oct. 28, with a showcase of “musical highlights from Lee’s past, present and future.”

RiverRocks plays out - Oct. 24-26

Still plenty of adventure in store before outdoor festival’s finale

RiverRocks, Chattanooga’s premier outdoor adventure festival, winds up this weekend with five competitions for crazy-fit athletes and four events for those who think parking downtown is as adventurous as they want to get.

Jones Observatory, operated off-campus by the UTC Physics and Astronomy Department, is set to begin its fall season of programming.

What’s up on this last full weekend before Halloween? Here are some events around town.

The U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus have three stops scheduled in Southeast Tennessee within the week.

Families who arrive early for the Tennessee Aquarium’s AquaScarium VII Halloween party will get an extra treat this year: the chance to see local athlete Edward Yates walk a line suspended between the Aquarium’s peaks.

The MidSouth Symphonic Band, a 75-member ensemble directed by Jim Souders, will present its fall pops concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road.

Boo-Fest: Big Ridge Elementary School, 5210 Cassandra Smith Road, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, free community festival with carnival games, entertainment, vendors. 423-316-5123.

World-class violinist Jaime Jorge will perform music ranging from favorite hymns to contemporary praise songs in a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at Simpson United Methodist Church, 601 McFarland Ave., in Rossville.

Author Ben Tarnoff will present a free lecture on “Mark Twain and the Bohemians of the Far Western Frontier,” at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in McKee Library on the campus of Southern Adventist University in Collegedale.

“Breakdown Lane Orrery,” an exhibition by Greg Smith, will open at the Cress Gallery of Art at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28. A reception will follow in Room 356 of the UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St.

Five area specialty shops will conjure up 19 kinds of fun and fright during Halloween ComicFest, an international celebration of comic books set for Saturday, Oct. 25.

Ten speakers have been slated for the first TEDxUTChattanooga, an independent program modeled on the TED Talks series of “ideas worth spreading” in the fields of technology, entertainment and design (TED).

Historic re-enactors will raise the ghosts of long-gone citizens in two cemetery strolls this weekend.

The sights and sounds of World War II return to Fort Oglethorpe again this year for the 6th Cavalry Museum’s fifth annual Remembering Our Heroes, which features living-history displays, battle reenactments and a USO show among its highlights.

It’s the time of year when ghosts, goblins and witches are spotted all over town.

Signal Mountain was the only one of four Chattanooga area teams to win two matches on the opening day of the Tennessee state volleyball tournament.

The Gem Theatre, 114 N. Wall St. in Calhoun, Ga., is set to begin Hitchcock Week with seven films by “Master of Suspense” Alfred Hitchcock.

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