David Cook (Reporter)
David Cook is the award-winning city columnist for the Times Free Press, working in the same building where he began his post-college career as a sportswriter for the Chattanooga Free Press. Cook, who graduated from Red Bank High, holds a master's degree in Peace and Justice Studies from Prescott College and an English degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. For 12 years, he was a teacher at the middle, high school and university levels. A Marshall Memorial Fellow, Cook published in magazines (The Sun, Utne Reader, Geez), academic journals, an anthology on homelessness ("Personal Struggles, Professional Lives: Ethics and Advocacy in Research on Homelessness" — Lexington Press) and an anthology on grandparents and grandchildren ("Grandparenting with Heart" — North Atlantic).
Long before she swam with bull sharks in Fiji or wept with Buddhist nuns in Cambodia or heard the voice...
More than a century after the lynching murder of Ed Johnson, the healing work continues.
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On Wednesday, Hamilton County leaders will vote on a budget that includes a property tax rate hike to additionally fund...
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Build two rooms.
Jesus said to consider the lilies of the field.
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Before he was shot for the first time, Bryan Williamson had been feeling good about things, that life, finally, was...
It was last weekend; the opening rounds of the most intoxicating three weeks in American sports — the NCAA men's...
In the early evening of March 19, five days ago, dozens of Chattanoogans gathered on the south side of the...
The email arrived a week or so ago, not long after the United Methodist church voted to affirm its ban...
Love conquers ... all?
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