Plastic waste fills much of Chattanooga Creek

Published Aug. 12 2018

Plastic grocery bags line miles of Chattanooga Creek, caught high in trees like vines clinging to the limbs along the...

Area sports notes: Volkswagen Workers Foundation donates $200,000 for kids

Published Aug. 12 2018

For the second year in a row, the Volkswagen Workers Foundation recently donated $200,000 for introducing soccer to local children.

Christian and Paige Thompson win Missionary Ridge Road Race

Published Aug. 12 2018

The Thompsons added to their recent anniversary celebration by being fastest in their fields.

Status of dozens of endangered, threatened species being reviewed

Published Aug. 3 2018

Dozens of endangered and threatened species across the Southeast, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands will undergo five-year status reviews...

American Lung Association warns against potential clean car standard deregulation

Published Aug. 1 2018

Local health leaders are warning a potential rollback of clean car standards put in place under the Obama administration will...

Outdoors calendar

Published Aug. 1 2018

Still Hollow Trail Race: Saturday, 7:30 a.m., Enterprise South Nature Park.

Chattanooga receives $40,000 for park improvements

Published Jul. 31 2018

Chattanooga's park planning efforts will get a $40,000 boost thanks to a grant from several private organizations.

Chattanooga Area Swim League institution Bill Caulkins dies

Published Jul. 27 2018

Wilford "Bill" Caulkins III, a Chattanooga Area Swim League institution, died peacefully Friday morning at the age of 87.

Bike Chattanooga testing e-bike expansion

Published Jul. 25 2018

Chattanooga is testing a potential expansion of its bike share program.

Land acquisition to more than double size of Grundy County's Mountain Goat Trail

Published Jul. 24 2018

The Mountain Goat Trail through Grundy County, Tennessee, will more than double in size due to a new agreement between...

Chattanooga man inducted into Senior Olympic Hall of Fame

Published Jul. 23 2018

Local athlete John Disterdick will have a new title this year while traveling the world to compete in dozens of...

Lucas Plesky, Hayley Carter each win two city tennis titles

Published Jul. 23 2018

Lucas Plesky and Hayley Carter won handily as the open singles No. 1 seeds in the finals Sunday of the...

SPARC day at Possum Creek a big hit again

Published Jul. 22 2018

The Sports, Arts and Recreation of Chattanooga organization is ending its longstanding and popular Third Saturday in July tradition, but...

Fabien Cousteau visits Chattanooga area to support Tennessee Aquarium efforts

Published Jul. 19 2018

Fabien Cousteau sat on a stool along the bank of the Conasauga River in Polk County, Tennessee, Thursday morning.

Outdoors Calendar

Published Jul. 19 2018

Soddy-Daisy chapter of Tennessee Trails Assn. hikes: Saturday, Snow Falls, moderate 5 miles (call John Politte at 304-8327); Tuesday, Greeter...

Volkswagen Chattanooga's mission to restore wetlands

Published Jul. 15 2018

Local environmental stewardship was an important component for Volkswagen 10 years ago when the German automaker announced it would build...

Dalton Dolphins surprise CASL, win City Meet

Published Jul. 15 2018

After a subpar regular season, the Dalton Dolphins finished on the highest of notes.

Case: Young hunters needed now more than ever

Published Jul. 12 2018

Things ain't like they used to be, forgive my grammar.

Competitive paddling returning to Upper Ocoee River

Published Jul. 9 2018

Competitive whitewater paddling will return to the historic Upper Ocoee River this summer for the first time since 2001.

New North Shore business bringing high-tech adventure sports to Chattanooga

Published Jul. 6 2018

A new North Shore business is bringing an assortment of high-tech outdoor adventure equipment rentals and virtual reality experiences to...

Chickamauga, Guntersville ranked among best bass lakes in U.S. by Bassmaster

Published Jul. 5 2018

Chattanooga's top rated fishing lake continues to climb national rankings.


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Study: Bicyclists' risk of injury doubles if they lack most up-to-date helmets

Published Jul. 5 2018

The next time you hop on a bicycle to head across town, consider this: your helmet may not perform well...

Case: Axis deer hunt brought me closer to childhood hero

Published Jul. 5 2018

I'm in the Texas Hill Country, and it's hot. They tell you it is a dry heat here, but 96...