ATLANTA — Georgia revenues totaled $1.39 billion in November, an increase of 3.6 percent over the same month a year ago.
Tennessee Wesleyan freshman Devante’ Jenkins from Cross, S.C., was the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s men’s basketball player of the week after turning in three double-doubles last week.
General Electric Co.’s credit card division will refund $34.1 million to consumers who government regulators say were misled about the potential costs of relying on a deferred-interest plan to pay their medical bills.
A planned new 10,000-square-foot retail store took its first steps toward reality Monday by earning initial approval from the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning commission for rezoning.
Former Calhoun (Ga.) High School star Da'Rick Rogers made his first six pass receptions as an Indianapolis Colt and scored his first two NFL touchdowns Sunday in the Colts' 42-28 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga police officers apprehended one suspect Monday evening and are seeking a second suspect in relation to an armed robbery reported on campus earlier that day.
In swamping Mars Hill College in the second Igloo Invitational meet Friday and Saturday in the Sewanee pool, Sewanee's women and men swimmers and divers set nine meet records, and freshman Caty Hueske also set pool and school standards with her 2:08.30 time in the 200-yard backstroke preliminaries Friday.
BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — State Rep. Eric Watson has launched the 13th annual "Coats for the Cold" drive in Bradley County. 2013 marks the 13th year that Watson has helped those in need in Bradley, Polk and Meigs counties.
Cleveland State's Lady Cougars pushed their record to 11-1 with their ninth consecutive victory Saturday, 75-51 over visiting Chattanooga State, but the Chatt State men salvaged a split in the TCCAA basketball doubleheader by downing the Cougars 76-69.
Joao Olveira's rebound goal in the 33rd minute held up as the difference as Southern Wesleyan University edged Lee University 1-0 for the National Christian College Athletic Division I men's soccer championship Saturday afternoon at Kissimmee, Fla. SWU (16-6-2) outshot Lee (13-5-6) 7-2 in the first half, but the Flames had advantages of 6-3 in shots and 6-2 in corner kicks in the second half of the defensive struggle.
The Tennessee Temple University women's basketball team pulled out its second victory of the season and the second in as many nights Friday against Trinity Baptist, 74-63, as TaQuasha O'Neal and Amanda Rector scored 17 and 16 points and Jess Salera and Shakoya Monroe had 13 and nine rebounds with 12 points apiece.
After a 2-1 win Friday, the Lee University men's soccer team plays today for the National Christian College Athletic Association Division I national championship in Kissimme, Fla.
Key players: Union City's veer offense starts with fullback Ricky Henry, who has 158 more carries than the next closest teammate.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga defensive end Davis Tull, the first Mocs football player ever to repeat as player of the year in the Southern Conference, is also UTC's first academic All-American.
The Lee University soccer teams split Wednesday in their final pool games of the National Christian College Athletic Association Division I national tournaments in Kissimmee, Fla.
As fast food workers across the nation prepare a new wave of strikes to raise their wages, Chattanooga service industry workers, along with Occupy Chattanooga, Chattanooga for Workers and Move to Amend Chattanooga, will join in the National Day Against Low Pay Demonstration at the Brainerd McDonald’s restaurant on Thursday.
KNOXVILLE — The son and brother, respectively, of Knoxville natives Tina Wesson and Katie Collins, the mother and daughter duo competing on the current season of "Survivor: Blood vs. Water," has died in a car accident in Chattanooga.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga junior Corey Mock has moved up to fourth at 165 pounds in the Amateur Wrestling News national collegiate poll. Mock, a transfer from North Carolina, began the season ranked No. 7 and now is 10-0, including the Navy Classic championship.
Lee University senior Leah Fortune was honored Sunday evening with the National Christian College Athletic Association's top annual award for women's soccer, the Michelle Akers Award, and Monday afternoon she scored the Lady Flames' goal in a 1-1 pool-play tie with Palm Beach Atlantic in the NCCAA Division I national tournament in Kissimmee, Fla.
The Tennessee Valley Authority will start inspecting another four of its 49 dams this month.
The "Press Row" radio show co-hosted by Chattanooga Times Free Press sports editor Jay Greeson and SEC beat writer David Paschall will return to ESPN Radio 105.1 The Zone today in the afternoon drive slot between 3 and 6 p.m.
The Chattanooga-based law firm of Luther-Anderson, PLLP will move its office to the Krystal Building this weekend.
The Tennessee Wesleyan College women's basketball team lost 41-40 Saturday at Truett-McConnell, but the 20th-ranked TWC men salvaged a split in the Appalachian Athletic Conference doubleheader with a 78-58 win over the Cleveland, Ga., school.
Three Lee University sports teams will be in Kissimmee, Fla., next week for National Christian College Athletic Association Division I national tournaments.
TSSAA Playoffs (7 p.m. start times) Class 1A Semifinals No. 1 SOUTH PITTSBURG PIRATES (11-1) AT No. 6 COALFIELD YELLOW JACKETS (9-3) Key players: Coalfield is led by junior two-way lineman Zach Stewart (6-5, 305), a University of Tennessee commitment, and senior two-way lineman Benson Napier (6-3, 310), who is being recruited by Middle Tennessee State University, UT-Chattanooga and VMI, among others.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga junior golfer Liam Johnston from Dumfries, Scotland, has jumped to an early lead in the points standings for Europe's 10-player Palmer Cup team.
Australian amateur Zac Stoltz will compete on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team beginning in the spring semester.
Here’s hoping your Thanksgiving is filled with your favorite foods, football and family, and that it comes in appropriate doses — too much turkey and too much Uncle Louis can be equally as tiring — on this fine holiday.
Armeka Booker of Tennessee Wesleyan and Brandon Cole of Bryan College were the Appalachian Athletic Conference basketball players of the week for last week, but both their teams lost in home AAC doubleheaders Tuesday, Booker's Lady Bulldogs 81-66 to Milligan and Cole's Lions 70-65 to Point University.
The Tennessee Temple University men's basketball team trailed by two points at halftime but scored 55 in the second half for a 96-80 victory over visiting Reinhardt that gave the Crusaders 1,000 victories in the program's 52 years.
CBL & Associates Properties Inc. increased its quarterly cash dividend by 6.5 percent for the company’s common stock to 24.5 cents per share for the quarter ending Dec. 31.
Former Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School standout Michelle Morgan of Salem College was voted the 2013 volleyball player of the year in the Great South Athletic Conference. The Spirits' senior middle blocker, a Chattanooga resident, led the GSAC in kills and kills per set this season, and her hitting percentage was second best. She was the team captain for Salem, which finished second in the GSAC tournament.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — Handmade goods of all kinds, from crafts to jewelry to food, will be available at Christmas in the Cove, a holiday event set Dec. 14-15 at Mountain Cove Farms in Chickamauga.
Chris Massengale had one of two 800 series in the Chattanooga Area Bowling Association's 52nd annual open mixed tournament held the past two weekends at Holiday Bowl Hixson, and his father, Frank, had one of the two 300 series.
On a day of extreme cold, wind and mud in Terre Haute, Ind., 18-year-old sophomore Teghan Henderson from Pickering, Ontario, gave one of the greatest performances in the impressive history of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga cross country.
Olsen Law Firm has added attorney Elizabeth L. Epps as an immigration law associate.
Chattanooga was chosen over Des Moines, Iowa; Montgomery, Ala.; Normal, Ill.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; Spartanburg, S.C.; and Tupelo, Miss. to host the Amateur Softball Association/USA Softball 16-under girls' fastpitch national tournament in 2015.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — The effort to raise money for a preservation study of Scottsboro's B.B. Comer Bridge netted $3,500 of Tennessee Valley Authority in-lieu-of-taxes funds for the foundation that is working to save it from demolition.
Key players: South Pittsburg's run-first offense is led by a pair of 1,000-yard rushers. Senior RB Jajuan Lankford, a Mr. Football finalist in two of the last three seasons, averages nearly 12 yards per carry, while classmate Kahlil Mitchell is a hammer at both FB in the wing-T as well as on defense from his LB spot.
DALTON, Ga. — All things considered, this week of firsts for the Christian Heritage Lions could be a lot more stressful.
BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — One man is dead and two people were injured Wednesday night when a pickup truck went off the road on Candies Creek Ridge, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
The Elks Hoop Shoot free-throw contest for boys and girls ages 8-13 is being held Saturday at Chattanooga's Southside youth and family center.
Arts & Sciences' Brianna Taylor signed scholarship papers Wednesday to continue her softball career at NCAA Division II member Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn. Lady Patriots Gabi Queener and Brittany Patmon also signed letters of intent to play at NCAA Division III Maryville College.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior forward Taylor Hall made it 2-for-2 Tuesday, honored as the Southern Conference women's basketball player of the week for the second time in a row. She averaged 14.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.5 steals in two games last week. She had 17 points and a career-high five assists in UTC's win over Belmont on Sunday. The Mocs (2-1) host UAB (2-2) at 7 p.m. Thursday at McKenzie Arena.
PlayCore Holdings Inc., a Chattanooga-based designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products and a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital, has signed a definitive agreement to sell its consumer division, Swing-N-Slide, to Backyard Products.
The Georgia High School Association released proposed classifications for the 2014-16 cycle Monday, and four northwest Georgia area schools will be affected.
In an Alabama town with about 800 people, three members of the same family died within 24 hours of each other.
Three golfers with close ties to the Chattanooga area will begin competition in the second stage of the PGA Tour's Web.com Tour qualifying tournament today. Former McCallie and UTC golfer Bryce Ledford will continue his quest for a Web.Com tour card today at Plantation (Fla.) Preserve Golf Course and Club.
CHATTANOOGA — Although the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that everyone accused of a crime has the right to an attorney, the same isn't true in civil cases.
New NCAA Division II member Lee University swept NAIA Division II member Tennessee Wesleyan in a basketball doubleheader Saturday in Cleveland.