Soiled rotten: Landscapers suggest alternatives to troublesome plants that lower house values, buyer interest

Published Jun. 2 2015

Landscaper Ryan Viva's hatred of the holly bush is an angry, many-tentacled thing.

Cleaveland: Glidepaths dealing with aging health

Published Jun. 2 2015

The mechanisms of our demise have changed dramatically in the half century since my internship in medicine.

Dads2Dads: For teens, it's all about 'selfies'

Published Jun. 2 2015

It's all about our selfies.

Ask a Doctor: Son's pain is due to repetitive overhead throwing

Published Jun. 2 2015

Q: My son often complains his shoulder is sore after baseball practice. Should I be worried? ...

Dear Abby: We want to bring our daughters' boyfriends into the family. Are we overstepping our bounds?

Published Jun. 2 2015

DEAR ABBY: We have two lovely daughters in their 20s. The older one lives with her boyfriend. They are expecting...

Let's get phygital: Physical toys with digital interaction are a multibillion-dollar industry

Published Jun. 1 2015

From G.I. Joe to Barbie to Treasure Trolls, collecting dolls and action figures has been a childhood rite of passage...

Off the Couch: Riverbend to double down on Coke stage

Published Jun. 1 2015

BARRY COURTER: Lisa, amazingly Riverbend is here, and there is a lot to talk about, but I have to share...

Courter: Things I wish my kids would ask me

Published Jun. 1 2015

Barry Courter has a 26-year-old son who is a college graduate and a 21-year-old daughter who is a senior in...

Reunions

Published Jun. 1 2015

* The East Ridge High School class of 1975 will hold its 40-year reunion on Saturday Aug. 1.

Got baby? Need gear? Assortment of products, from needs to wants, new on the market

Published Jun. 1 2015

How new or expectant parents navigate the megaworld of baby gear and its precursor, the megaworld of pregnancy gear, is...

Dear Abby: Dental care is crucial for loved ones in nursing homes

Published Jun. 1 2015

DEAR ABBY: My mother has Alzheimer's. She has been in a nursing home for 10 years. I feel sorry for...

Area valedictorians open up about their career choices, personal values

Published May. 31 2015

J.K. Rowling had just introduced readers to a young wizard named Harry Potter when the class of 2015 was born...

Photos: UnCorked 2015

Published May. 31 2015

The Chattanooga Symphony and Opera's held its annual UnCorked wine-tasting fundraiser at Renaissance Park in Chattanooga.

Athens TN teen diagnosed with autism turns talent into business

Published May. 31 2015

Discovering one's own talent is thrilling no matter the age. But to 15-year-old Todd Godfrey, of Athens, Tenn., discovering his...

Faith Focus: When is a lawn business not just a lawn business?

Published May. 31 2015

One thing I will never rightly be accused of is being lazy. Work is something I enjoy, almost to the...

Essentials for visiting Paris

Published May. 31 2015

PARIS — The City of Light is not just one of Europe's most beautiful capitals. Because of its small size,...

Baumgardner: Making summer fun and safe for kids

Published May. 31 2015

The exhale by both parents and children is almost audible as everybody looks forward to sleeping in, swimming, playing with...

Dear Abby: A little of her mother-in-law goes a long way for woman

Published May. 31 2015

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my husband a little over a year. He's a wonderful man, but I...

Traveling with your dog will cost you -- sometimes hundreds of dollars

Published May. 31 2015

Having an 80-pound Labradoodle as a travel buddy means B.L. Ochman can quickly separate the hotels that love dogs from...

Chattanooga area good-cause calendar

Published May. 31 2015

DANCING WITH THE CHATTANOOGA STARS

One vision: Two Baptist churches merging to focus ministry

Published May. 30 2015

Tony Walliser, senior pastor of Silverdale Baptist Church, shared with his congregation in January that he felt God was calling...

Voices of Faith: Are we building the right 'empire'?

Published May. 30 2015

After the Wednesday night service, people do not linger in the sanctuary for very long anymore. In the parking lot,...

Dog for a day: Hikes for Hope program helps East Ridge shelter dogs

Published May. 30 2015

At first glance, pit mix Harlow seemed similar to all the other dogs at the East Ridge Animal Shelter. But...