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The Southern Conference cross country meet is being held this morning in Kernersville, N.C., and a new women's winner is guaranteed.

Three Chattanooga area companies have been named finalists for the 2014 Spirit of Innovation Award, to be presented by the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 12.

The Lee University men's golf team finished fourth in the nine-team NCCAA national tournament Tuesday at The Hombre course in Panama City Beach, Fla., and the Lee women wound up tied for third out of nine schools.

The readers of USA Today have ranked Chattanooga's downtown riverfront as the seventh best in the country.

The Dixie Group Inc. sales grew faster than the overall industry this summer, but the Chattanooga-based carpet manufacturer still reported a loss of $185,000, or 1 cent per share, in its third quarter.

The Lee University golf teams are in second place among the men and fourth among the women in the NCCAA golf tournament at The Hombre at Panama City Beach, Fla.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team finished third Sunday in the 13-school Bridgestone Collegiate tournament at Greensboro, N.C., with Andrew Weathers getting leading the way with a fifth-place showing.

Mercer pulled out a 3-2 Southern Conference volleyball victory over the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Saturday at Maclellan Gymnasium.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team is tied for third place with Andrew Weathers tied for second individually two-thirds of the way through the Bridgestone Collegiate tournament at Greensboro, N.C.

Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam, 11 a.m. Sunday; Soddy-Daisy United Methodist Church, 255 Depot St.; 775-2806.

Walmart will hire up to 95 workers this fall to staff the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open in Fort Oglethorpe on Jan. 21.

• East Brainerd Council Meeting Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Court. Hamilton County Commissioner Larry Henry will speak. Cost is $10.

Julia Westerbur's 10 kills and Sarah Hohman's 30 assists led UNC Greensboro to a 3-0 Southern Conference volleyball win Friday at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Chattanooga-based EMJ Corp. has won a contract for a little more than $1 million to provide oversight of the site work for Volkswagen’s plant expansion for the city and Hamilton County.

Microsoft’s quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella’s push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales by 25 percent.

The Lighthouse Lookouts/Athletic Shop men's slowpitch team from Chattanooga won the 50-plus major division in the 2014 Softball Players Association Winter National Championships last weekend in Pensacola, Fla.

Duke linebacker David Helton from Baylor School has been named the national Lott Impact Player of the Week.

Georgia continued to have the highest unemployment rate of any state last month even though the jobless rate in the Peach State dipped in September from 8.1 percent to 7.9 percent.

Dalton State College announced last week a sponsorship exceeding $10,000 per year from the Tennessee Valley Division of Coca-Cola United (formerly Chattanooga Coca-Cola), joining FSG Bank as a major sponsor of Roadrunners athletics.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga volleyball team bounced back from Friday's lost at Furman and won 3-0 at The Citadel as Allie Davenport had 15 kills.

Senior Kaylene Chadwell and juniors Kayla Jones and Kelsey Coots give the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis team three players in today's main-draw second round in the ITA Ohio Valley Regional in Knoxville.

"The president already has too many White House staff 'czars' who are not accountable to Congress.

The fourth annual 7 Bridges Marathon will begin at 7 a.m. Sunday from Coolidge Park and take runners across the Tennessee River six times.

• Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam, 7 p.m. today; Toqua Church, 1360 Highway 360, Vonore, Tenn.; also 11 a.m. Sunday, Eagle Furnace Baptist Church, 159 Eagle Point Drive, Rockwood, Tenn.; 6 p.m. Sunday, Bible Baptist Church, 2561 E. Valley Road; 775-2806.

• Get a Job — Ooltewah High School Monday from 7:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Ooltewah High School, 6123 Mountain View Road. Get A Job instructs 10th graders on the finer points of interviewing, completing job applications, dressing for success and other topics of importance for the 21st century workforce.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga volleyball winning streak ended at four as the Mocs lost 3-0 Friday night in a Southern Conference match at Furman.

Silverdale Baptist Academy junior Lindsey Newell recently accepted a softball scholarship offer from NCAA Division II member Shorter University in Rome, Ga.

Dade County High School and Chattanooga Cylones standout Nic Gaddis has committed to continue his baseball career at Jacksonville State University, which has won six Ohio Valley Conference championships and more OVC games than any other team in the last decade.

The Chattanooga law firm of Miller & Martin PLLC has formed a crisis management practice to serve the needs of businesses and organizations throughout all of its markets.

Carson-Newman seniors Rachel Harper and Kristen Pickett from Chattanooga-area high schools were the South Atlantic Conference volleyball honorees for last week's matches.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team is in third place out of 12 teams after two of three rounds in the Collegiate tournament at Duluth, Ga., and the Mocs' Liam Johnston is tied for second individually after shooting a 71 and a 67 on Monday at Berkeley Hills Country Club.

The city experienced about two inches of rain overnight, said Derek Eisentrout, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Morristown, Tenn.

Lindsey Sparks and Ricardo Pierre-Louis as All-American athletes, Ken Walston as a basketball player and coach and Dr. John Bratcher as a former men's and women's soccer coach will be inducted into the Lee University Athletic Hall of Fame on Nov. 7, and team physician and athletic training associate professor Dr. DeWayne Knight will be joining them as the recipient of the Meritorious Award.

Allie Davenport registered 17 kills and 13 digs as the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga volleyball team recorded its fourth victory in a row Saturday, 3-0 at Mercer, and rose to 4-2 in the Southern Conference.

Girls Preparatory School assistant tennis coach Meg Bandy and GPS freshman Maddox Bandy won the USTA National Mother Daughter Clay Court doubles championship Saturday in Port St. Lucie, Fla., with a 6-4, 6-2 defeat of Brooke Bolender and Melissa Travers of Delray Beach, Fla.

KNOXVILLE — Justin Worley threw three touchdown passes and ran for two more scores Saturday as Tennessee ended a three-game skid with a 45-10 victory over Football Championship Subdivision program Chattanooga.

• Entrepreneur Bookkeeping Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Lynn Talbott, PHR, HR Business Solutions, LLC, will review the top 10 bookkeeping mistakes, as well as practical solutions to overcome such problems.

Led by 12 kills from Allie Davenport and 10 from Nicole Sumida, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga defeated Wofford 3-1 in Southern Conference volleyball Friday night at Spartanburg, S.C.

Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga golfers Jonathan Hodge and Bryce Ledford advanced Friday from the first stage of Web.Com tour qualifying at The Standard Club at Johns Creek, Ga.

Brittney Walker from Chattanooga and Grace Academy will be one of five inductees Saturday morning in the Lincoln Memorial University Athlete's Hall of Fame.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Hankook Tire has broken ground on an $800 million plant in Clarksville that is expected to create 1,800 jobs. Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander joined local and company officials Thursday for the event.

Chattanooga's Zan Guerry and Ned Caswell won 6-2, 6-4 over Florida residents Michael Erbe and Michael Rothberg on Wednesday in the doubles round of 16 of the USTA National Men's 50 Clay Court tournament at Sarasota, Fla.

Tennessee officials have approved a $6.75 million incentive for Under Armour's planned distribution facility in Mount Juliet.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga junior All-American Teghan Henderson was the Southern Conference women's cross country runner of the month for September, the league office announced Tuesday.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is refueling its oldest reactor this week.

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