Back to profile

Wire Service

Stories by Wire

KNOXVILLE — Police say an autopsy has found no evidence of foul play in the death of a man whose body was found underneath a deck behind a Knoxville home.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland police report that an investigation into Bowman Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church at 300 Westview Drive being burglarized and vandalized led to the arrest of a man also charged with 12 vehicle burglaries that had occurred in the same area.

Tennessee revenue collections reflected mixed results in March. The $955.8 million collected was $4 million below budget for the month, leaving the state $263.0 million below its budget so far this fiscal year.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County EMS reported that an apparent accident between two motorcycles and a car led to the three people on the motorcycles suffering serious injuries and being taken to Erlanger hospital in Chattanooga.

A government safety agency is fining General Motors $7,000 a day, saying the company failed to fully respond to its requests for information about a faulty ignition switch by an April 3 deadline.

A Lebanon man charged with murder in the package-bomb deaths of his in-laws has an Oct. 28 trial date.

Citigroup says it has agreed to pay $1.13 billion to settle claims by investors seeking that the lender buy back billions in residential mortgage-backed securities.

Volkswagen of America reported Tuesday that sales of its Chattanooga-made Passat were its best ever in March, and that the company's marketing efforts for its diesel-powered models is paying off.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — A U.S. Army veteran and his wife say they are moving from Clarksville to Pueblo, Colo., in order to obtain the marijuana that helps control the pain Max Bailey suffers from injuries acquired in Afghanistan.

If 2013 was a year where the stock market went straight up, 2014 has started off as a year where the stock market moves sideways.

ADAIRSVILLE, Ga. — Georgia State Patrol officials say the pastor of a Rome church was killed in a head-on collision.

After being fined $70,000 last year for failing to verify equipment reliability, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday that the Tennessee Valley Authority is now meeting all regulatory standards for construction of its newest nuclear reactor.

NASHVILLE — A Republican lawmaker says he’s dropping a legislative fight over the student-run Sex Week at the state’s flagship public university.

CALHOUN, Ga. — Calhoun police called to a Garden Hills Drive home here Monday just before 6 a.m. about a break-in arrested a semi-nude man at the scene and charged him with burglary, a news release states.

The newest reactor at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant is expected to return to full power generation this week after TVA completed a refueling outage in which the utility spent more than $5 million employing over 800 temporary contract workers.

DECATUR, Tenn. — One man is dead and another is hospitalized in a single-vehicle accident overnight on Lamontville Road near Highway 58 in Meigs County.

CEDAR BLUFF, Ala. — Authorities in Cherokee County said a body found in Weiss Lake has been identified as that of a man who’s been missing since February.

Federal regulators have lifted the consent order imposed on FSG Bank nearly four years in the midst of the Great Recession. Chattanooga's biggest independent bank, which was recapitalized last spring with a $91.1 million sale of new stock from outside investors, is now regarded as a "well capitalized" bank by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — After efforts to repeal Common Core fell flat, an Alabama state senator on Tuesday urged lawmakers to let local school systems opt out of the education standards.

DECATUR, Ala. — An elderly woman who suffers from Alzheimer's disease lived with her husband's body for a month after he died not realizing what happened, authorities said Monday.

The Krispy Kreme Doughnuts store that closed in Brainerd last month should reopen by late April with a new crew.

The Chattanooga-based Double Cola Co. is launching natural products Minoku Coconut Water and Zili Tea at the Natural Products Expo West this week in Anaheim, Calif.

“February was an expectedly modest month with the wind down of outgoing models and the fewest number of selling days,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer of Volkswagen of America. “Nonetheless, we are pleased to see our core vehicles and TDI Clean Diesels continue to show strength in the market.”

ATLANTA — Georgia will join a national initiative to better prepare teachers in certain in-demand subject areas, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.

ROSSVILLE — The suppliers of a drug distribution ring that was based in Rossville received federal prison sentences Tuesday.

Lifestyle magazine Southern Living has named Cloudland Station, in Chickamauga, Ga., as one of its seven initial Southern Living Inspired Communities.

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is partnering with two federal agencies to launch “IDEA Initiative” to assist Cleveland, Cookeville, Dayton, McMinnville, Sweetwater, and 22 other small Tennessee towns boost their downtown retail activity.

The Tennessee Valley Authority has begun a refueling of its newest reactor at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant for the 16th operating cycle since the plant began generating power in 1976.

ATLANTA — The latest winter storm to pound Georgia with ice and snow caused an estimated $25 million in damage.

ATLANTA — Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard says the former human resources chief for Atlanta's public schools has agreed to plead guilty in connection with a test cheating scandal.

Millington police say they don’t know whether a dead baby found in a ditch on Sunday is missing 7-week-old Aniston Walker, but they have called in Memphis police just in case.

ATLANTA — State lawmakers in Georgia are planning to end their legislative session March 20.

Nova Medical Centers, the nation's largest occupational health services company, will open a facility at 5779 Brainerd Road in Chattanooga later this month.

The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben’s rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other symptoms that were linked to the rice.

An Algoma, Wisc.-based packing company will expand its Knoxville facility through a $43 million expansion that will add 231 jobs.

SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn. — An East Tennessee couple faces a murder charge, accused of forcing the man's 5-year-old daughter to drink more than two liters of grape soda and water, causing her brain to swell and rupture, authorities said.

Coca-Cola Co. is looking to tap into a new market, with plans to let customers make its sodas and other drinks at home.

THOMPSON STATION, Tenn. — Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson has filed to run as an independent candidate for a seat on the Williamson County Commission.

Arctic-like weather across much of the nation put a freeze on January auto sales, especially the Chattanooga-made Passat.

U.S. manufacturing barely expanded last month, in part because cold weather delayed shipments of raw materials and caused some factories to shut down.

GARDENDALE, Ala. — Customers of a Birmingham-area jeweler are getting about $70,000 in refunds because of the Super Bowl.

A state grant will pay to patch, level, resurface and stripe five roads in Whitfield County, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

When members of The Springs Church in Ringgold arrived to unpack their two trailers and set up for worship Sunday morning, they were greeted with an unpleasant surprise.

Chattanooga's Wireless Properties is building a 180-foot cell tower at 600 E. 10th St. to prepare for an expected increase in demand on UTC's campus and along M.L. King Boulevard, Vice President Matt Bates said.

Frank Trivieri, executive vice president of sales for Volkswagen of America since 2011, is the latest of the top officials to leave the company, according to Automotive News.

CALHOUN, Ga. — Calhoun police arrested a 50-year-old Atlanta man Friday afternoon as he tried to pass two counterfeit $100 bills at a Walmart on Highway 53 in that city, a news release states.

TENNESSEE — Two regional sites are among eight across Tennessee that have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Sandbox adds Chattanooga hub

FORT OGLETHORPE — Hutcheson Medical Center is asking for public input for the hospital’s Community Health Needs Assessment.

LaFAYETTE, Ga. — Six months after the alleged crime, LaFayette police arrested and charged a man with exposing himself to two children.

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »


Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.