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East Eighth Street in front of Brown Academy, between Campus Drive and the parking lot to the UTC dorms, will be closed Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. for the Brown International Academy Spring Carnival.

Cleveland and Athens, Tenn., have been awarded grants to improve local transportation, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The Chattanooga Transportation Department has reported the 700 block of Moccasin Bend Road will be narrowed to one lane for a water line repair project.

Nineteen-year-old Antonio Smith reported to police this morning that he had been shot in the thigh while walking on Water Street.

PARIS (AP) — Shares in French train and equipment manufacturer Alstom have spiked on reports that General Electric Co. is considering making a bid for the company.

Fire this morning destroyed a vacant commercial building at 451 Wauhatchie Pike, the Chattanooga Fire Department has reported.

Get your mouth set. South Pittsburg, Tenn.'s annual salute to a Southern staple, the National Cornbread Festival, returns this weekend.

Daniel Paolini's three-run home run to left in the first inning off Garrett Gould gave Jackson the early lead in a 5-3 win Wednesday as the Generals notched their second straight win over the Lookouts (8-12) following three straight losses.

Two chances to hear CSO perform, one chance to sit in coming up - Arpil 24, 27

Cellist Wesley Baldwin featuredon Shostakovich concertoin both perfomances

Knoxville cellist Wesley Baldwin will be the featured soloist in two CSO performances this weekend, the first tonight, April 24, at the Tivoli Theatre and the second on Sunday afternoon, April 27, in the Volkswagen Conference Center.

Producers at Dalton Little Theatre seem to have developed a certain fondness for playwright Mark Dunn. This weekend, it appears the feeling is mutual.

The third annual Kidz Expo returns Sunday, April 27, with a Disney star, scads of cartoon characters, pageant winners, video games, face painters and bounce houses among the draws designed to appeal to kids from toddlers to tweens.

Cloak-and-dagger intrigue, historical drama and controversial comedy are among the themes to be explored in the seventh annual Jewish Film Series, starting Wednesday, April 30, at the Jewish Cultural Center.

Palate 2 Palette, an event that brings together the best of the city's visual, floral and culinary arts, is scheduled Saturday, April 26. The fundraiser supports the work of the Craniofacial Foundation of America. As is the custom, this seventh annual event will celebrate an array of arts in the historic Southside district.

An area high school student died Tuesday from injuries suffered in a car wreck in Marion County, Tenn.

A Greek-themed menu will be served diners attending the next Washington Supper Club at the Mount Vernon Restaurant, 3535 Broad St. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

The Jazzanooga Festival wraps up this week with a parade, a food demonstration and two concerts featuring Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard and Gregory Porter and Avery*Sunshine.

Volkswagen of America's chief says that the Chattanooga-made Passat, slated to be refreshed for the 2016 model year, will be "a big step" for the midsize sedan, according to Motor Trend.

For the fourth year in a row, WRCB-TV earned an Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association for the region that includes Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky and West Virginia, according to a news release.

WRCB-TV, Channel 3, has received the Edward R. Murrow Award for the region that includes Tennessee and four other states, according to an announcement by the Radio Television Digital News Association.

The Chattanooga Transportation Department has announced the 1400 block of Jenkins Road is being narrowed narrowed to one lane today and Thursday for a sewer rehabilitation project.

The Chattanooga Transportation Department has announced some streets will be closed this weekend for special events.

Corinne Hill, executive director of the Chattanooga Public Library, has been invited to participate in the American Library Association’s summit, “Libraries From Now On: Imagining the Future,” at the Library of Congress in Washington,D.C.

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Chattanooga Lookouts' three-game winning streak — including a double-size 18-inning, 7-4 win that concluded Tuesday morning — ended with a 6-4 Southern League baseball loss Tuesday afternoon to the Jackson Generals.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland State Community College recently implemented a year-round aquaponics teaching lab in the Cleveland/Bradley Innovation Center. The lab will be used by students in the college's Environmental Science and Wildlife Fisheries classes.

An armed man who barricaded himself inside a Dalton, Ga. business surrendered to authorities without incident Tuesday night.

A crash is blocking traffic at Interstate 75 northbound at the split to I-24 northbound.

With an RBI triple by Daniel Mayora and a two-run home run by Scott Schebler in the 18th inning, the Chattanooga Lookouts beat the Jackson Generals 7-4 Monday night and early this morning in Jackson, Tenn. The game had been tied at 4 since the seventh inning.

The Council for Community and Economic Research looked at the cost of living in 308 urban areas in the United States, crunching the numbers on everything from the average price of a supermarket can of coffee, to average rent on a two bedroom apartment, to the cost of a T-bone steak.

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke today called on Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam to “immediately” put state incentives back on the table for a potential expansion at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant.

Randy Tucker, who retired just over a year ago as headmaster of Girls Preparatory School, was killed in an auto accident on I-75 about 10 a.m. today.

Darick Isom sustained injuries this morning after he said he was shot in the mouth during an altercation with an unknown suspect at 2208 Glass St., the Chattanooga Police Department has reported.

O'Koyea Dickson drove in five runs and Tyson Brummett pitched seven scoreless innings as Chattanooga (7-10) rolled to its easiest win of the season Sunday with a 12-0 rout of the Jackson Generals.

Crime Stoppers and Chattanooga police seek information on the location of Jacob Keel, also known as "T.Y." or "Snow."

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s golf team is four shots off the lead and in fifth place after the first day of play at the Southern Conference Championship.

The Elon tennis teams are leaving the Southern Conference on top. They swept the titles of the 2014 conference tournament Saturday at the Champions Club.

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Chattanooga Lookouts won 3-2 Saturday night in the opener of their five-game Southern League baseball series against the Jackson Generals.

Chattanooga police are investigating a shooting at 2300 Cannon Ave. that left a man wounded in the leg.

An investigation into a herd of neglected cattle has resulted in multiple charges against a Jackson County, Ala., man, according to a sheriff's office news release.

• The Access Church, 4064 S. Access Road, 7 a.m., at the Pavilion at Chickamauga Lake, followed by 10:30 a.m. worship service at the church.

Kim Criswell, a Hixson High School alumna who is now an internationally known musical theater actress and recording artist, will be presented the 2014 Tennessee Woman of Distinction Award by the American Lung Association in Tennessee on April 29.

Chattanooga Police report they are seeking two suspects who robbed the McDonald's at 4502 Rossville Blvd. this morning.

The Huey and Cobra helicopter rides being hosted this weekend by the Hixson Flight Museum at the Dallas Bay Skypark will be delayed because of bad weather in Atlanta, a news release states.

A man was shot in the chest around 9 last night after a fight in Chattanooga, police say.

The Dalton High School teams each placed second in the Region 7-AAAA tennis tournament Thursday afternoon. They were two of the five teams that qualified for the state playoffs, which begin next week.

Tennessee doctors support more than 143,000 jobs and generate $20.1 billion in economic activity, according to a new report released Thursday by the Tennessee Medical Association and the American Medical Association.

Volkswagen could announce where it will make new sport-utility vehicle in the U.S. within the next several months, the head of the auto maker’s American operations told Dow Jones.

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced that Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for March was 6.7 percent, two-tenths of one percentage point lower than the 6.9 percent February revised rate.

Two people have been arrested and charged in an April burglary at Michigan Avenue Baptist Church in Bradley County, a news release from the sheriff''s office states.

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