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KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee's search for a new men's basketball coach to replace the departed Cuonzo Martin has turned its focus to Louisiana Tech coach Michael White, according to a report from CBS Sports.

Journalists chattered, tripods clicked into place and viewfinders snapped open as camera crews crowded the atrium of one of Chattanooga's inner-city recreation centers.

A plant’s future. A union’s survival. A company’s goal to be No. 1. A city’s place in the automotive world.

Days after state lawmakers passed legislation overhauling how trustees are appointed to the Erlanger Health System board, hospital leaders are trying to understand what the changes mean for the organization’s future.

At Church of the Highlands in Harrison, there are no Easter traditions. Yet.

The American Civil War has been over for nearly 150 years, but the struggle to preserve the history of those who fought continues.

"Lord, it amazes me that there's faces out here that I don't even know, yet we come together, Lord. I'm just asking you to bless this, that you'll be glorified through this, Lord," prayed Matt Kirby.

JASPER, Tenn. — The plan to build and improve some sidewalks in downtown Jasper is moving forward now that city leaders have chosen an engineer for the project.

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 most memorable quotes in the Chattanooga Times Free Press for April 13-18:

The move by Lake City, Tenn., officials to change the town’s name to Rocky Top faces a do-or-die moment May 5 in a federal courtroom in Knoxville, an attorney involved in the case said.

GROVETOWN, Ga. — Georgia’s top Republican Senate hopefuls are scrambling to prove who’d be the most conservative opponent to take on Democratic favorite Michelle Nunn in a race that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s term.

“Lord, it amazes me that there’s faces out here that I don’t even know, yet we come together, Lord. I’m just asking you to bless this, that you’ll be glorified through this, Lord,” prayed Matt Kirby.

The Carisches are giving it all up. The high-ranking elementary school. The SUV, the pickup. The five-bedroom house in North Chattanooga. Their friends, their plans for the foreseeable future.

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