Fresh Air Calendar: April 18-24

Published Apr. 17 2019

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Dayton, Tenn. fisherman wins Major League Fishing tournament on hometown Chickamauga Lake

Published Apr. 14 2019

Local angler Andy Morgan defeated the world's top 80 anglers to win the fourth leg of the inaugural Major League...

Decorated climber Ronnie Dickson passionate about helping others

Published Apr. 14 2019

Ronnie Dickson stares up at the obstacles in front of him and knows for certain where there is a will,...


Area sports notes: John Gilpin, Renee Jackson win Chickamauga Chase 15k

Published Apr. 14 2019

John Gilpin of Chattanooga won the Chickamauga Chase 15-kilometer race Saturday morning in the national battlefield park.

Area sports notes: Ole Miss coaches visiting Chattanooga on Monday

Published Apr. 13 2019

The University of Mississippi football and basketball head coaches — Matt Luke, Kermit Davis and Yolett McPhee-McCuin — will be...

Hamilton County creating first comprehensive master plan for its parks system

Published Apr. 12 2019

Hamilton County is in the midst of creating a master plan for its parks system, marking the first comprehensive overview...

Area sports notes: Buddy Gross 10th in Cherokee Lake tournament

Published Apr. 12 2019

Buddy Gross of Chickamauga, Georgia, had the 10th best first round Thursday in the FLW Tour event on Cherokee Lake...

50th running of Chickamauga Chase features unique prizes this Saturday, benefits park system

Published Apr. 11 2019

More than a thousand runners and walkers will loop around the Chickamauga Battlefield Saturday morning for the 50th edition of...

Ironman Foundation will give Walker County $160,000 grant over five years for new fire hydrants

Published Apr. 11 2019

The Ironman Foundation is giving the Walker County local government $160,000 to purchase new fire hydrants.

Fresh Air Calendar: April 11-17

Published Apr. 10 2019

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Larry Case: It takes a real turkey to hunt these crazy birds

Published Apr. 10 2019

Well, it's that time of year again.

Decades-long lake sturgeon reintroduction program shifts to final stretch

Published Apr. 10 2019

A throng of spectators lined the boat ramp under the Market Street Bridge at the edge of Coolidge Park as...


New Sequatchie event will teach families overland skills to safely enjoy remote areas of Chattanooga region

Published Apr. 9 2019

A new event will teach families how to get off the grid and enjoy the unmarked beauty of the Chattanooga...

Fresh Air Calendar: April 4-10

Published Apr. 4 2019

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee expected to sign 'ban on bans' bill as lawmakers eye statewide regulations on single-use plastics

Published Apr. 2 2019

There's a movement among a small group of Tennessee lawmakers to implement statewide regulations on single-use plastics after the Legislature...

Riverwalk will eventually expand north of the river, connecting Red Bank, others to trail system

Published Apr. 1 2019

Chattanooga's 25-mile paved trail system is expected to be fully connected by the end of the year, tying together decades...

Tennessee River Gorge Trust concluding years-long study on indicator bird populations

Published Mar. 29 2019

Field work for a cutting-edge technological project to study bird population trends and migratory patterns is coming to a close...

Fresh Air Calendar, March 28-April 3

Published Mar. 27 2019

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Case: The Monroe County Tomcat Debacle, Part II

Published Mar. 27 2019

Editor's note: Part I of "The Monroe County Tomcat Debacle" was published in the Times Free Press on March 14....

Chattanooga could be getting the Ironman 70.3 World Championships again

Published Mar. 21 2019

The Ironman 70.3 World Championships could be returning to Chattanooga, marking the first time the race has duplicated a world...

Fresh Air Calendar, March 21-27

Published Mar. 20 2019

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Enjoy the spring weather! These Tennessee state parks are offering free, guided hikes this Saturday.

Published Mar. 20 2019

Longer daylight hours, wildflowers blooming and warmer temperatures signal spring has arrived, even if you didn't know the spring equinox...

Study shows strong support among Republicans and Democrats for protecting, growing wilderness in the Southeast

Published Mar. 15 2019

There is broad support across the political spectrum for protecting wilderness areas in the Southern Appalachian Region, according to a...