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• Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; noon CDT today, Grace Bible Church, 147 Main St. S., Dunlap, Tenn.; also 10 a.m. CDT Sunday, First Baptist Church, 106 Cumberland Ave., Pikeville, Tenn.; 5 p.m. Sunday, Mercy Missionary Baptist Church, 5456 Wassom Memorial Highway, Grandview, Tenn.; 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, John's Chapel, 5929 Old Dixie Highway, Spring City, Tenn.; 775-2806.

• The Riverside High School Class of 1966 will have a planning meeting today at 1 p.m. at the Veterans' Club, 2114 Wilder St. For more information, call Wilma Brown at 423 602-8332 or Louise Pruitt 423-255-7756.

A shooting was reported near the Bi-Lo on Brainerd Road at about 8:50 p.m. Friday night.

Bryan College opened Appalachian Athletic Conference volleyball play Thursday night with a 3-0 defeat of visiting Tennessee Wesleyan. Kara Stamper, the reigning AAC player of the week, had 10 kills in the 25-14, 25-19, 25-22 win, and Rachel Mosley and Ashley Mattoch each had seven.

It's that time of year with fall approaching, a much anticipated sport season kicking off.

The East Ridge High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct its first 16 members at halftime of the Pioneers' football game on Sept. 19.

The American Quilter's Society kicked off one of the biggest conventions ever in Chattanooga in the first of three years the show will come to town.

Jensen Morgan is 25 years old, seven years removed from high school graduation and taking over the girls' basketball program at Ooltewah, his alma mater. He replaces Donnie Mullins, who stepped down

Tesla Motors has opened its first supercharger station in Tennessee at Chattanooga Airport.

East Ridge police have charged two people with the knifepoint robbery of an ATM customer.

Former Shenandoah University assistant coach David Jenkins is the new head baseball coach at Sewanee, athletic director Mark Webb announced Tuesday.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn., has been ranked as a "top tier" college in the 2015 "Best Colleges" edition of U.S. News & World Report.

DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — DeKalb County, Ala., authorities arrested nine people found at a Sunday house party on County Road 136 in the Painter community, where they found about 200 party-goers, many of them minors, according to a news release.

Lee University's women's golf team won the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate golf tournament over the weekend in Sevierville, Tenn.

Orthopaedist Benjamin Miller has joined the medical staff of Parkridge Health System.

Pianist Harold Newman and clarinetist Jay M. Craven will perform in concert today at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Several Cleveland restaurants will be “Kickin’ It” this week to benefit the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, according to a news release.

• Entrepreneur Bookkeeping Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Blvd.

On top of the Southern League Woman of Excellence honor announced Thursday for Morgan Billups, the Chattanooga Lookouts received Friday the Southern League Community Service Award.

• Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; 7 p.m. CDT today; Bread of Life Mission, 281 W. Fourth St., Crossville, Tenn.; 775-2806.

B.J. Coleman is still known as a quarterback, but he also has taken on the mantle of coach while working as a volunteer assistant for Ralph Potter at McCallie.

For the ninth consecutive year, Site Selection magazine has ranked the Tennessee Valley Authority among its Top 10 North American utilities for economic development.

The Lee University men's soccer team will open its season tonight at 7 by hosting Tennessee Temple in the Olive Garden Invitational in Cleveland.

LaFAYETTE, Ga. — A man who was lost and unable to climb out of Pettyjohn's Cave in Walker County on Wednesday was rescued, Walker County Fire Chief Randy Camp said.

A report of a child abduction around noon Tuesday turned out to be false, according to a Chattanooga Police Department news release.

Kelly Marcinek made 12 kills and Kristi Piedimonte had 32 assists as Kennesaw State defeated the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 3-0 in volleyball Tuesday night in Maclellan Gymnasium.

A new tavern-style restaurant has opened at 122 W. Main St. in Chattanooga's Southside, filling the space formerly occupied by Clyde's Auto Glass.

Six Covenant College athletes earned USA South honors for the first week of competition in their respective sports.

Dr. Mary Headrick will be the keynote speaker today at the Roane County Democratic Party's Labor Day picnic, according to a news release.

Gardner-Webb erupted for six second-half goals and beat the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 7-2 in women's soccer Sunday afternoon at Finley Stadium.

Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga golfer Jordan Britt advanced to the second stage of LPGA Tour qualifying school Friday at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif.

Sara McIntyre has been named the executive director at Crabtree Farms of Chattanooga.

Thursday league meet at Camp Jordan (2-mile)

TODAY AL MILLARD STOCKING FULL OF LOVE, Walker County Civic Center, Rock Spring, Ga., 7-10 p.m. $6 couples, $3 individuals, 1950s sock hop with music by Tommy Jett, Paul Smith and Jimmy Tawater, trophies for Best Dressed ’50s, Best Twist and Hula Hoop contests. 423-718-7651.

Grundy County, Tenn. — A single-vehicle crash in Grundy County, Tenn., caused the first road fatality of the Labor Day weekend for the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Former Cleveland High School and Carson-Newman University basketball standout Ish Sanders has signed a professional contract to play in Kosovo.

• Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; 11 a.m. Sunday; Grace Baptist Church, 172 Robin Drive, Suck Creek Mountain, Tenn.; also 6 p.m. Sunday, One Accord Community Church, 343 Sweetland Drive, Red Bank; 775-2806.

• Member orientation Tuesday from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in the Chamber board room, 811 Broad St. Learn more about how the Chamber can benefit you and your business. Free for members and non-members. Light breakfast provided.

Chattanoogans Zan Guerry and Ned Caswell will play today for the USTA Men's 50 Grass Court national doubles championship at Philadelphia after they defeated the No. 2 seeds Thursday.

Hixson High School will be hosting the first Southeast Tennessee Basketball Coaches Clinic on Sept. 20.

Look for growth to be solid for Georgia in the coming year, but mixed consumer spending patterns are flummoxing retailers, car dealers, economists and policymakers who make plans and projections based on their behavior.

Chattanooga Allergy Clinic has opened a new and expanded satellite office in Cleveland, Tenn., 14 years after the doctors' practice first expanded into Bradley County.

A new statewide survey shows more than two-thirds of Tennesseans believe new EPA controls on carbon emissions from coal and oil facilities will reduce pollution and help public health.

Girls Preparatory School tennis coach Sue Bartlett went back to her native England last week and won singles and doubles titles in the British Senior Grass Court Championships at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club, where Wimbledon is played.

Soddy-Daisy High School has hired Clint Steele to head its boys' soccer program for the 2015 season.Staff Reports

Local classic car dealer Ron Lane won the $1,500 top prize in the Super Pro class this past Saturday night at the Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's soccer team is heading into its home opener still searching for the first win of the 2014 season after losing 5-2 at Austin Peay on Sunday afternoon.

Attorney Terri L. Daugherty has joined the Chattanooga office of Luther-Anderson PLLP.

Geno Phillips and Jessica Marlier were the overall winners in the Affordable Botox SuperHero 10-kilometer road race Saturday morning at Enterprise South Nature Park, and John Sillery and Emily Bell were first and second overall in the 5k.

A man who became ill in the Pocket Wilderness near Soddy-Daisy had to be rescued Saturday morning, authorities said.

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