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A 5 year-old child was hit by a vehicle at 2549 Glass St. about 7 p.m. Tuesday. Chattanooga police responded to the scene and said that the child suffered minor injuries.

The United Auto Workers has plans to select an election committee for its Chattanooga local union on Aug. 19, says a UAW newsletter.

Tusculum College wide receiver Justin Houston from Bradley Central and Carson-Newman sophomore defensive back Dante' Thomas from Dalton were among the first-team preseason All-South Atlantic Conference football players announced Tuesday, and Carson-Newman senior receiver Anthony Eubanks — son of the former Tennessee Temple basketball star of the same name — was a second-team choice.

A three-judge labor panel has ordered Tennessee American Water and other American Water subsidiaries to pay back higher health care premiums and other benefits charged over the past three and a half years to about 3,200 utility workers, including more than 70 represented by Utility Workers Union of America Local 121 in Chattanooga.

New season-ticket buyers for University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball games can pick where they will sit in McKenzie Arena at a "select-a-seat party" Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. Georgia is one of the visiting teams in the 2014-15 season, which also includes the four-team Battle 4 Atlantis on Nov. 26-27.

The Tennessee Forum, a group working to oust three state Supreme Court justices in Thursday's election, last week linked spending by the three to "Washington, D.C., Democrats."

Chattanooa attorney Randall D. Larramore has been elected president of Paty, Rymer & Ulin, P.C., which has now changed its name to Paty, Rymer, Ulin & Larramore, P.C.

It's been a great summer for Chris Robb after ending his University of Tennessee at Chattanooga golf career with All-America honorable mention.

A South Pittsburg, Tenn., native living in Vail, Colo., was killed in the aftermath of a car crash there Friday, a local newspaper reported.

ROSSVILLE — Ridgeland High School's Rhythm of the Ridges Band has been invited to march in the 95th annual Veterans Day parade in New York City in November and is raising money for the trip.

• Women Entrepreneurs Symposium, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleishmann, R-Tenn., is the honorary chairperson and the event will feature female entrepreneurs and mentors. Sloane Scott of FLO Thinkery as keynote speaker.

• He’ll Do It Again Benefit Concert for school supplies for the Carlene Institute for English in the Dominican Republic; 7 p.m. tonight; Orchard Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 951 N. Orchard Knob Ave.; free but offering taken; call Carlene Francis at 347-353-6309.

• The Howard High School Class of 1970 is holding a planning meeting for its 45th reunion Saturday, Aug. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Brainerd Recreation Center, 1010 N. Moore Road.

The United States youth fly-fishing team including Mason Sims from Chickamauga, Ga., completed a wire-to-wire victory Thursday in the World Championships in Poland with all five competitors finishing in the top seven individually.

The $2.1 billion acquisition of the Red Lobster restaurant chain on Monday by the private equity firm Golden Gate Capital included a $4.93 million purchase of the Red Lobster in East Brainerd near Hamilton Place Mall and a $3.2 million purchase of the Red Lobster in Hixson near the Northgate Mall.

EPB Fiber Optics announced Wednesday that it has arranged to televise the Chattanooga Football Club's national final Saturday night. The National Premier Soccer League championship match in Harrison, N.J., is scheduled to start about 9:30 with Chattanooga FC facing the undefeated New York Red Bulls under-23 team.

Chattanooga-based Derryberry Public Relations, a full-service public and government relations firm, is opening a Nashville office.

Gordon Lee High School junior Julianna Spradlin of the Set for Life Volleyball Club has been chosen as one of the eight recipients in the United States of the 2014 Athleader Award from the Junior Volleyball Association and the National College Scouting Association.

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. — Authorities say four adults and seven children were injured when their van blew a tire on Interstate 24 in Coffee County.

NASCAR drivers Austin and Ty Dillon are scheduled to take part in the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series for Super Late Model cars tonight in the Thunder Tuesday Night special event at Boyd's Speedway, where the grandsons of longtime NASCAR team owner Richard Childress also will sign autographs and drive lucky ticket holders on "Rides of a Lifetime."

The Dixie Group Inc. lost $605,000, or 4 cents per share, from continuing operations in the second quarter.

OZARK, Ala. — Authorities say a man wanted on charges of sexually assaulting a woman and an 8-year-old girl in Southeast Alabama likely has slipped out of the region.

Chattem chemical engineer Caroline Hensley from Hixson won all the Women's 1 Division events with record-setting performances in the water ski Southern Region Championships this past weekend at Lymanland near Tuscaloosa, Ala. Hensley, a Baylor School graduate, was an All-American skier at Alabama and trained often at Lymanland during college.

Cloud Richmond Marketing has named Kelly Blevins as marketing manager, responsible for implementing and maintaining social media, mobile marketing and other web-based marketing tactics.

Neal Pinkston, unopposed Republican candidate for district attorney in Hamilton County, will be the guest speaker today monday at the Pachyderm Club.

• University of Tennessee the Tennessee golfer Zac Stolz advanced to the semifinal round at the Match Play golf tournament Saturday.

Interstate 24 eastbound in Coffee County was shut down for several hours Saturday after a single-vehicle crash that injured the driver and some children, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Ringgold resident and former Cleveland State Community College pitcher Stephen Pryor was traded Thursday by the Seattle Mariners to the Minnesota Twins for Kendrys Morales, a first baseman and designated hitter who hit 23 home runs and batted in 80 runs for Seattle last year but chose to become a free agent and then signed with the Twins.

• QuickBooks setup Tuesday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Blvd.

• Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; Mooneyham Church of God, 2435 Mooneyham Lonewood Road, Spencer, Tenn.; 5 a.m. CDT Sunday; 775-2806.

Scott Baker is leaving the Sewanee baseball program after 14 years as coach to become the coach at Richard Stockton College in Galloway, N.J.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga had the highest men's track and field team grade point average in NCAA Division I for the spring 2014 semester, 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, and tied for the 10th best in women's track, 3.54.

Hamilton County commissioners Wednesday approved incentives for Volkswagen's proposed expansion that will be used to help the company assemble a new sport utility vehicle.

Dollar General will celebrate the grand opening of its relocated store in Flintstone, Ga., at 8 a.m. on Saturday with special deals and free pizzas at the grand opening event.

DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — A body discovered late Friday in Weiss Lake in Cherokee County has been identified as that of a missing woman from Valley Head, Ala., a news release states.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golfer Agathe Sauzon won the 64th Grand Prix des Landes this past weekend in Hossegor, France.

Early voting in the Aug. 7 primary continues at the following locations: • Hamilton County Election Commission, 700 River Terminal Road, off Amnicola Highway. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

LDA Engineering has announced the hiring of Mark Harrison, P.E., P.G., as client service manager to provide engineering project management and client services to the Chattanooga area.

After hosting the international championship tournaments for hearing-impaired tennis players this past week, Chattanooga's Champions Club will be the scene for local and state tennis competition this week.

WINCHESTER, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Haslam will be joined by local and state officials Monday to make a series of grant announcements, his office said in a news release.

• East Brainerd Council meeting Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Court. Meeting costs $10.

Emily Hangstefer of Signal Mountain and Laura Chapman of Columbus, Ga., won Friday in singles against Spain, making doubles unnecessary, to get the United States to today's championship match in the Maere Cup international women's competition for hearing-impaired tennis players.

• The Aslinger family reunion will be held today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the pavilion in Chester Frost Park.

• New Salem Baptist Church, 9806 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-Daisy; "Agency D3" from Lifeway; 6 p.m. Monday-Friday; preschool through adults, newsalembaptist.net or 842-3078.

Racing at Boyd's Speedway normally has been on Saturdays this year, but the track returns to Friday action tonight with its sixth annual Sprint Car Mania program as part of the United Sprint Car Series "Outlaw Thunder" Tour.

For the fourth consecutive year, Erlanger Health System has been named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report.

ATLANTA — Georgia Lottery Corp. officials say a record $940 million in revenue has been transferred to the Georgia Lottery for Education account.

Former Notre Dame High School star Adarius Bowman caught nine passes for 140 yards and three touchdowns as the Edmonton Eskimos beat the Ottawa Redblacks 27-11 last Friday, and tonight the Eskimos visit the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in a televised matchup of 3-0 Canadian Football League teams.

Sola Salon Studios will enter the Chattanooga market this fall with a new studio in the Hamilton Corner shopping center near Hamilton Place Mall.

DALTON, Ga. — A drunken man is accused of beating his drunken friend with a pool cue over the weekend, according to Dalton police.

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