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The East Ridge City Council appointed seven people to its newly re-established Industrial Development Board on Thursday.

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke signed an executive order Tuesday to create a task force to bring together community leaders, service providers and veterans to help "eradicate chronic veterans' homelessness" by the end of 2016.

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke held a roundtable discussion with veterans at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga today, and then signed an executive order to eradicate veteran homelessness by December 2016.

"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.

“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.

A series of clerical errors landed a Brainerd woman in jail for several hours Sunday morning in a case of mistaken identity.

A shooting that happened in broad daylight late Thursday afternoon on the 300 block of North Willow Street has Orchard Knob residents concerned for the safety of their families.

It was standing room only at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Benwood Theater on Wednesday night as students, faculty and community members gathered to remember Ronald "Big Ron" Farrell Jr.

A suspect has been arrested in Georgia in connection with a suspicious death April 3 at the PineWood Apartments in Brainerd.

A call about a car being vandalized on County Road 38 in DeKalb County, Ala., led to a vehicle chase and an arrest in Jackson County.

While last year's Outdoor Adventure Day got rained out, the Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park hope perfect weather makes this year's event a fun family event to enjoy this Easter weekend.

"Why is reading important?" asked Brian Smith, public relations coordinator for the Chattanooga Department of Youth and Family Development.

The unexpected death of a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga communications student Friday has left faculty and fellow students confused about the loss.

The family of Norman Alex Gallman, who was gunned down in a road rage incident in December 2013, said Thursday they are discouraged they won't get their day in court.

The family of Norman Alex Gallman, who was gunned down in a road rage incident in December 2013, said today they are disappointed they won't get their day in court.

The Town of Signal Mountain has a problem.

The petition to recall Chris Anderson currently has 444 total signatures, 249 of those approved and 195 rejected, said Hamilton County Administrator of Elections Kerry Steelman.

The city is taking steps to address traffic safety concerns of residents who live near or travel through a busy North Chattanooga intersection.

A woman came home to her PineWood apartment in Brainerd on Thursday morning from working third-shift to discover her boyfriend dead.

East Ridge is filling in the old Youth Foundation pool in anticipation of creating a new park or green space there.

An 80-year-old man was killed at about 5 p.m. today when his pickup truck was struck by a Norfolk Southern train at a crossing in Dade County, Ga., authorities said.

A Tuesday afternoon fire at the Mountain Creek Apartments complex displaced several families, but no lives were lost.

Meigs County Mayor Garland Lankford, a Republican, will not be running for re-election in 2014, leaving his seat open to one of four candidates vying for the county's top office.

With prom season on the horizon, Red Bank police hosted a simulated DUI and distracted driving program Wednesday at Red Bank High School.

Backers of an effort to oust Chattanooga City Councilman Chris Anderson have 19 days to collect 1,454 more signatures on a petition to force a recall of the first-term councilman.

With a splash, a net went into the creek to scoop up a largemouth bass. Moments later, it returned to the water to scoop up a couple of crappie.

Tennessee is the 22nd state to call for a convention of the states to propose a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

On a brightly lit stage, in front of a crowd in a dark, quiet theater, Matthew Prus prayed to God for help.

Chattanooga fire investigators have arrested a second party in connection with a domestic dispute Tuesday that resulted in both parties' property being burned.

A Chattanooga-based nonprofit is working to build a national network to offer discounted services such as payroll or credit card processing to small businesses and charities across the country.

Deshel Hambrick doesn't have a dress for prom herself — but she's working hard to make sure that other girls like her will.

The Tennessee General Assembly is considering a bill that would require voters in partisan primaries to declare that the party they are voting for "most closely represents [their] values and beliefs."

The Tennessee Senate approved Thursday a resolution to request Congress call a convention of the states to draft an amendment to the U.S. Constitution requiring a balanced federal budget.

Some state lawmakers fed up with what they say is unbridled federal spending are pushing through a resolution asking for a convention of states to force a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

The United Way of Greater Chattanooga announced Wednesday that it raised a "record-breaking" $12 million in 2013, a nearly 4 percent increase from 2012's $11.6 million.

A man shot in Altamont early today is in stable condition at Erlanger Hospital.

An attempt to encourage city employees with 25 or more years of service to retire early to save the city money has gone awry in East Ridge.

A man wanted on multiple felony arrest warrants in Georgia is in custody after a two-hour standoff with the Cleveland Police Department's SWAT team Thursday night.

A campaign by the Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild to raise the alcohol content cap on beer allowed to be sold without a liquor license made a stop in Chattanooga Friday night.

A lawsuit filed in Davidson County Chancery Court alleges that Hamilton County Schools segregates intellectually disabled students from regular classrooms nearly twice as much as the national average.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office will continue offering inmates the chance to achieve a high school equivalent certificate with funding for test fees being provided through Chattanooga State Community College.

Masses of costumed superfans converged on the Scenic City this weekend for the seventh annual Con Nooga convention.

A list of six much-needed school construction projects, totaling $140 million, gained school board approval this week, but to hash out the priority order for the projects, board members asked for a joint work session between their facilities committee and the Hamilton County Commission's education committee.

The Hamilton County Board of Education voted to approve a to-do list of six proposed school building projects with an estimated cost of $140 million at its meeting Thursday.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added a Chattanooga man to its Top Ten Most Wanted list.

Just do it once — you’ll be hooked.

ATHENS, Tenn. — In front of hundreds of students and his fellow educators, an Athens City Middle School teacher received a $25,000 surprise Tuesday morning.

DALTON, Ga. — It’s a museum for the hands-on learner — and most of the items are for sale.

Tom and Sandy Hughes were at church when an EPB lineman responding to a voltage anomaly alert on the company’s Smart Grid system discovered and put out a fire at their home.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has arrested Robert "Eddy" Hensley, 61, for the Feb. 1 shooting of Ronald Lee Burchard in Soddy-Daisy.

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