Alex Green (Reporter, Photographer)

Phone: 423-757-6480
Alex joined the Times Free Press full-time in Jan. 2014 after completing the paper's six-month, general assignment internship the year prior. Alex grew up in Dayton, Tenn., and graduated from Rhea County High School in 2008. He went on to study journalism at Bryan College, become executive editor of the school's student publication and receive the University of Oregon's Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism in 2013 for self-publishing a spiked story in college. Alex now writes about business for the Times Free Press and EDGE magazine and covers a wide range of topics, including Hamilton County planning commission and new regional construction. Story ideas are always welcome.

Nurse practitioner, educator, volunteer wins honors for non-physician health care provider

Published Sep. 1 2016

It's some time not long after the Women's Institute of Specialized Health has closed on a hot Friday afternoon, and...

Blue Cross Blue Shield plans insure one of every three Americans

Published Sep. 1 2016

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is part of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), a network of 36 independent, locally-operated...

Crossville: Tennessee's golf (and theater, and shopping) capital

Published Aug. 28 2016

Sitting atop the Cumberland Plateau roughly an hour-and-a-half northwest of Chattanooga, Crossville is an easy-to-reach and excellent — but often...

Rockwood: From classic cars to beautiful shoreline

Published Aug. 28 2016

Rockwood isn't the biggest city in Roane County, a hilly area of 50,000 on Knoxville's doorstep consisting of Harriman, Kingston,...

Restaurant review: Merv's delivers on burger promise in Soddy-Daisy

Published Aug. 25 2016

I keep finding myself in Soddy-Daisy for one reason or another. Living in Hixson, it's a quick jump up the...

Mohawk Industries expands apprentice program

Published Aug. 23 2016

Mohawk Industries is expanding its apprenticeship program to help recruit and train more workers for advanced manufacturing jobs with the...

Dayton spends $2 million to enlarge industrial area on city's northside

Published Aug. 21 2016

In the next 30 days, Dayton city officials are set to close on a $2 million purchase of property which,...

Rossville Boulevard eyed for multi-use development

Published Aug. 17 2016

A 6.3-acre piece of land just east across the railroad tracks from Jefferson Heights may be the site of a...

Man hospitalized after injury at Waupaca plant in Etowah

Published Aug. 12 2016

A man was injured Thursday night at the Waupaca Foundry Inc. plant in Etowah, Tenn.

Bellhops offers free help for seniors on August 21

Published Aug. 12 2016

If you're over the age of 65 and in need of a helping hand with heavy objects around the house,...

Major Southside project will feature apartments, townhomes, offices and commercial space

Published Aug. 9 2016

A 6.3-acre piece of land just east across the railroad tracks from Jefferson Heights may be the site of a...

Under Development: Wild Ridge subdivision on Signal Mountain taking shape

Published Aug. 7 2016

Wild Ridge is an extension of the Fox Run subdivision started by Kruesi about two decades ago. It has 199...


Hardwick Clothes on the main stage during Olympic ceremony tonight

Published Aug. 5 2016

There's very little sorrow spreading around the Old Tasso Road office of Hardwick Clothes for Jake Cremer, who is entrenched...

North Chattanooga subdivision takes shape with plans for 77 homes

Published Aug. 3 2016

Northshore Heights, a new, 77-home, upper-end North Chattanooga housing development, ceremoniously broke ground Tuesday.

New truck-driving school launches with emphasis on redefining driver training

Published Aug. 2 2016

Currently, the trucking industry faces a major shortage of around 35,000 to 40,000 drivers, and the gap is projected to...

Jones Foundation cuts last check for local tuition, Tennessee Promise in full swing

Published Aug. 2 2016

In the days following the racially-motivated killing of five police officers in Dallas in early July, a slew of country...

Cleveland trucking start-up experiencing big early success

Published Aug. 1 2016

AmTrans USA, a Cleveland-based full-service trucking and logistics company, which is anticipating $18 million in sales this year, after less...

Five winning teams selected for urban alleyway project set to launch next month

Published Jul. 31 2016

In late spring, River City Co. and the American Institute of Architects-Tennessee sent out a call for submissions for the...

Locally owned and operated Dunlap Industries has unique 50-year history

Published Jul. 26 2016

Dunlap, Tenn., depressed in the 1960s, was the testing ground for a joint TVA-University of Tennessee industrial development experiment that...

Chattanooga builder breaks ground on Phase II of Southside neighborhood

Published Jul. 24 2016

Chattanooga builder GreenTech Homes has broken ground on the second phase of the company's Madison Park luxury townhome development in...