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More than 70 local Kangaroo Express stores have discount tickets available for the 20th annual Southern Brewers Festival.

When longtime local musician James Greasby died in January, he bequeathed his entire music collection to the Chattanooga Music Club.

Bradley County Sheriff-elect Eric Watson has announced two more members of his command staff.

Reports Wednesday of raw sewage leaking into several classrooms at Ooltewah High School were false, said Principal Jim Jarvis.

Exhibits, culture, outdoor fun and more around town.

Theater, dance, visual art and film.

Concerts, recitals, jam sessions and more.

Live music, dancing, karaoke and bar scene happenings.

The newest Volkswagen supplier is getting a $1 million grant from Tennessee's Department of Economic and Community Development through the Hamilton County Industrial Development board.

A five-course dinner paired with tastings of Bonterra, Jekel, left, and Sanctuary wines will be served 6-8 p.m. tonight, Aug. 14, at the Kitchen at Union Square in the Tallan Building at 2 Union Square.

President Obama signed a Tennessee Disaster Declaration Wednesday and ordered that federal aid be given to supplement state and local recovery efforts, according to a news release by the White House Office of the Press Secretary.

As of 3:55 p.m. Chattanooga Police have cleared the Republic Centre building at Sixth and Chestnut streets and are allowing people back inside building.

NASHVILLE — Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee still isn't ruling out running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.

Thanks to a fender bender, Dalton police officer Michael Houck was in the right place at the right time to save a choking baby.

Volkswagen announced today it will create an Engineering Specialist Training program in Chattanooga that will target candidates who have already earned their Bachelor’s degree.

A pedestrian is in serious condition after being struck in a hit-and-run in Cleveland last night, according to a news release from Bradley County EMS.

A man armed with a handgun attempted to rob two downtown businesses early this morning, according to Chattanooga police.

The Tennessee Valley Authority said today its Watts Bar Nuclear Plant’s Unit 2 reactor is more than 90 percent complete and moving through key testing to become the first new U.S. nuclear reactor to generate power in the 21st century by the end of next year.

Deputies have arrested 22-year-old Aaron Roden in the burglary of Westview Elementary School located at 9629 East Brainerd Road.

What’s better than a new baby penguin at the Tennessee Aquarium? Two new baby penguins!

The Public Education Foundation released all 15 winners in the city’s first teacherpreneur competition today. The competition was held this month.

Firefighters extinguished a house fire in Collegedale this morning.

A motorcycle wreck happened around 7:30 this morning just before the Signal Mountain exit on Highway 27.

West View Elementary School in East Brainerd is closed today due to a break-in, according to a news release from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office deputies answering a "burglary in progress" call at 7931 Middle Valley Road on Monday morning arrested a suspect inside the home, a news release from the department stated.

A new study from researchers at the University of Hong Kong and Indiana University estimates that corruption on the state level is costing Americans in the 10 most corrupt states an average of $1,308 per year, or 5.2 pecent of those states’ average expenditures per year.

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies answering a "burglary in progress" call at 7931 Middle Valley Road this morning arrested a suspect inside the home, a news release from the department stated.

East Ridge police destroyed narcotics and drug paraphernalia on August 1.

A former Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute technician has been arrested and charged with sexual battery by an authority figure after a female patient told police she had sex with him.

Chattanooga is heading home on a nine-game winning streak after sweeping two seven-inning games Sunday to sweep the five-game series in Montgomery, winning 4-0 and 4-3.

Work to replace the bridge and interchange at exit 20 on Interstate 75 in Cleveland is requiring the highway lanes to be closed on some nights this month.

Southbound traffic on U.S. Highway 27 is at a standstill because of a traffic crash.

RUGBY, Tenn. — British cars and bikes of all descriptions will be on display on Aug. 23 as Historic Rugby celebrates its U.K. roots with a British Motorcar and Motorbike Show free to spectators.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County Sheriff-elect Eric Watson said he will be naming the six members of his command staff this week.

A family of five has been left homeless in Chattanooga after a kitchen fire caused considerable damage to their home on Friday night, according to Bruce Garner, public information director for the Chattanooga Fire Department.

A man apparently was shot in the shoulder and arm early Friday morning, although he insisted to Chattanooga police that he had not been shot.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Matt Shelton pitched six scoreless innings Friday night to lead the Chattanooga Lookouts to their seventh consecutive victory, 3-0 over the Montgomery Biscuits.

Grundy County, Tenn., voters picked a new sheriff and county mayor Thursday, and re-elected the incumbent road superintendent over a strong showing by a write-in candidate, according to unofficial results.

• The Chattanooga Central High School Class of 1959 will hold its 55th reunion today from 6 to 11 p.m. at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St. Cost is $35 per person. Final registration date is July 22. For more information, call 423-265-2385.

The music library of the late Dr. James Greasby will be sold in the lobby of Memorial Auditorium on Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

A three-day effort by the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce has led to a historic high in membership for the business group.

After a slight delay, the Tennessee Riverwalk from the Chickamauga Dam to the Fry Center will be closed for repairs for approximately two weeks starting Monday morning, August 11, at 7 a.m.

Whitfield County, Ga., investigators have identified the man who was hit and killed by a train Monday night as 23-year-old Daryl Shea Bell.

Consumer spending in Tennessee outpaced the national average since the Great Recession ended five years ago, according to a government report released Thursday.

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