21 4-WHEELING 4 PAWS, Adventure Off Road Park, 1040 Ellis Road, South Pittsburg, Tenn., 10 a.m. to dusk. New festival includes 4-wheeling on 500-acre track, chili cookoff at 11 a.m., barbecue, kids corner, live music and Rescue Alley pet adoptions from variety of animal rescue groups. adventureoffroadpark.net
Chattanooga State guard Amber Howard, a former Baylor School standout, will be continuing her basketball career at South Carolina State.
• The Howard High School Class of 1963 will hold a reunion planning meeting today at 5 p.m. at the Veterans' Club, 2114 Wilder St. Call 423-894-9601.
• Falling Water Baptist Church, 523 Roberts Mill Road, Hixson; "Agency D3" from Lifeway; 6-8:30 p.m. today-Thursday; ages 4 through fifth grade; 842-5924 or 309-0685.
Tennessee Wesleyan College's Donny Mayfield has been chosen the Appalachian Athletic Conference athletic director of the year for 2013-14.
The McCallie School crew team won two championships last weekend at the National Schools Regatta at Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
The Rev. Dale Wyrick, a Bastian, Va., native and a pastor of United Methodist churches for nearly 40 years, has been appointed pastor at Signal Crest United Methodist Church on Signal Mountain.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added two men to the state's Top Ten Most Wanted list.
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. will expand its corporate headquarters in Brentwood, Tenn., and add 162 jobs over the next five years.
DALTON, Ga. — A man has died after crashing his car into a tree in Whitfield County, Ga.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga junior Jacob Huesman is one of 36 included in the College Football Performance Awards Quarterback Watch List for the 2014 NCAA FCS season.
Brett Patterson of McMinnville and Middle Tennessee State golf teammate Payne Denman won the 44th annual Tennessee Four-Ball Championship on Sunday, beating Brendon Caballero and Mitch Thomas 4 and 3 at The Grove in College Grove, Tenn.
Retired Rear Admiral Vance Fry, SC USNR and retired Rear Admiral Noah Long USNR are supporting Republican Tommy Crangle in his campaign to succeed state House Rep. Richard Floyd.
Kathryn M. Russell has joined the Chattanooga law firm of McColpin, Coffman & Harris, PLLC, as an associate. Russell's practice concentrates in the areas of general civil litigation, insurance defense, family law and estate planning.
• Entrepreneur Bookkeeping Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Blvd.
Red Bank High School track coaches Hugh Enicks and Donell Dunning were the overall masters winners as well as their age-group winners in one event each Saturday at the Masters Southeastern Track and Field Championships at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. Enicks, the Lions' head coach who is in the men's 50-54 age group, won the 3000-meter steeplechase in 12 minutes, 20 seconds.
Shelden Brogden from Chattanooga State, Luke Toms and Chris Adams from Motlow and Chevis Hoover from Volunteer State are TCCAA rivals who have come together as new recruits for the Lee University baseball team.
• Oakwood Baptist Church, 115 Oakwood St., Chickamauga, Ga.; “Wilderness Escape: Where God Guides and Provides”; 6:15-8:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 706-375-5760 or www.oakwoodbc.org.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga signee Cori Jennings from Gordonsville, Tenn., is the Gatorade softball player of the year for Tennessee.
Hamilton Heights rising junior Abdulhakim Ado was ranked Wednesday as the No. 38 basketball player in the class of 2016 and was given a four-star rating, according to ESPN.
Republican members of the U.S. Senate, including Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby of Alabama on Tuesday objected to proposed new regulations on carbon dioxide from U.S. power plants.
ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order preventing a hike in state taxes on gasoline.
The former Carpet and Rug Institute building at 730 College Drive in Dalton has been renovated for athletics use at Dalton State College and has been named for Melvyn Ottinger, who took the school to national basketball prominence in its Dalton Junior College days with a 10-year record of 228-78.
It will soon get a lot harder to use overseas accounts to hide income and assets from the U.S. tax collectors.
Heidi Daniel became the first NAIA softball first-team All-American in Bryan College history after batting .448 with eight home runs, three triples, 14 doubles and 45 RBIs in the 2014 season.
Riverside Drive/Riverfront Parkway between Aquarium Way and Molly Lane is closed for the Riverbend Festival through June 19.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The annual Free Fishing Day, when the public can fish without a license, has been set for Saturday, according to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Chattanooga State is adding five former standouts to its Athletic Hall of Fame on June 13 at the Walden Club, and the Center for Sports Medicine and longtime faculty member and former athletic director Wilkie Green will receive distinguished service awards.
CBL wins marketing awards from ICSC
Longtime Fannin County basketball coach Johnny Farmer will lead off the 2014 inductees today in Dalton for the Georgia High School Coaches Hall of Fame.
Events and Seminars
• The Howard and Riverside High Schools' class of 1964 are holding a combined reunion planning meeting today at noon at Off the Grill, 4272 Bonny Oaks Drive. Contact Janet Hester at 423-629-0588.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga runners Lucas Cotter and Teghan Henderson were named Thursday to the Capital One Academic All-District 3 team by the College Sports Information Directors of America, and Georgia junior Brandon Lord from Baylor School was an All-District 4 choice.
SPRING CITY, Tenn. — A Spring City, Tenn., man has been indicted after a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probe into illegal gambling.
Sale Creek softball coach Clifford Kirk has been one of three selected for induction into the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Chattanooga police arrested Jonathan White, 18, and Gene Allen Shea, 19, Tuesday on two counts of burglary and one count of auto theft over $10,000.
A woman was booked at the Hamilton County Jail on Tuesday, two months after a man was robbed at a Motel 6.
A scientists' group says Hyundai-Kia has unseated Honda as the greenest automaker in the U.S.
Stephen Hargis and Mark Wiedmer from the Chattanooga Times Free Press finished first and second in the writer of the year category in this year's Tennessee Sports Writers Association state contest, and Hargis also won as best news writer, best investigative writer and best prep writer.
Former McCallie School All-American Patton Watkins made 17 saves as Tufts University beat 10-time national champion Salisbury 12-9 in the NCAA Division III men's lacrosse national final Sunday in Baltimore.
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — A class set for June 10 will teach people how and to build a rain barrel.
Parkridge Health System recently appointed Nicole Castleberry to the position of vice president of finance.
Third-seeded Jacksonville State came out of the losers bracket Saturday and beat second seed Tennessee Tech 10-7, forcing a rematch today at noon CDT for the championship of the Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament at Jackson, Tenn.
• East Brainerd Council Meeting Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Court. Attorney Maury Nicely will speak. Meetings cost $10.
Mary Willis officially moves up June 1 from graduate assistant to head coach of the Tennessee Temple University volleyball program, but she already has been securing walk-ons to add to the team's six returning scholarship players and Friday she signed her first recruit: Celeste Walton from Prattville, Ala., and Marbury High School.
Red Bank police arrested Charles Rice, 55, on May 20, at a residence on Black Oak Circle in Hixson, described by police as his residence, on a warrant for theft over $20,000.
HENAGAR, Ala. — A woman who worked at Jack's Restaurant in Henagar has been charged in the theft of more than $4,000 from the business.
Four Chattanooga State softball players were named to the NJCAA Division I All-American teams announced Thursday: shortstop Baylee Williams on the second team and first baseman Lindsey Stickrod, outfielder Courtney Crawford and pitcher Shelby Willard as third-team selections from the nation's third-place team. Wiliams batted .412 with 15 home runs, 32 doubles, two triples and 86 RBIs in 2014, when Crawford hit .426 with 30 RBIs, Stickrod hit .387 with 51 RBIs and Willard was 22-1 with a 2.40 earned run average and 144 strikeouts in 140 innings. The only other selection from Region VII was Walters State's Andrea Eison as a second-team outfielder.
ROME, Ga. — Police in the Northwest Georgia city of Rome are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a train.
The driver of a vehicle involved in a December crash that killed the son of "Survivor" winner Tina Wesson has been arrested.