When he was growing up, Dan Summerlin attended six schools in six states before he hit 11th grade. With a father in the military, such moves were common, but hardly welcome. Especially the one that moved him from Alpharetta, Ga., to Chattanooga when he was 16.
Knowing that the food they eat is grown or raised locally has become a priority for many area residents.
Nerves were never a problem for 10-year-old Sallie Rawlston, not while the cameras were on her, the buzzer was in her hands and “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek was standing a few feet away, firing questions.
Chattanooga Zoo will host its second annual Q & Brew at the Zoo, a barbecue and beer-tasting fundraising event, Saturday, July 27.
Until Jason Howard was 24 years old, he relied on the simplest stroke to stay afloat when he went swimming -- the dog paddle.
Name: Olga de Klein Age: 69 Profession: Artist
One of Chattanooga Market's biggest theme days is expected to draw a large crowd Sunday, July 21, as Mountain View Bluegrass showcases the talents of three area bands.
Denise Leach was "miserable."
It's summer and, for most of us redheads and other fair-skinned people, that translates to sunburns and new crops of freckles.
Chef Brian Morris is going to spend a couple hours this month teaching local folks how to cook.
Phyllis Williams is a serious recycler. Not only do cans, plastic and paper from her home get returned for reuse, she recycles clothing by donating it to local thrift stores.
Congratulations to Winton and Harriet Harris of Chattanooga, who were presented the National Spirit of ’76 Award from Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge. The award recognizes the couple’s outstanding service to Freedoms Foundation, a national nonprofit that promotes civic education, and their roles as exemplary U.S. citizens.
* Today. Dogs on the Diamond, AT&T Field, 2:15 p.m., $5 pooch pass. $5 owner's ticket, benefits McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center. Bring your pet to the Lookouts baseball game for pre-game parade, giveaways. 305-6500.
My granddaughter, Tilleigh, 6, knows that she and her sister, Evie, 3, are the focus of my twice-monthly column about the joys of being a grandmother.
It was love at first sight.
Fashion has taken an evil twist. Or has it?
Fashion has taken an evil twist. Or has it?
Name: Adriean Flanagan Age: 18 Profession: Student at Volunteer State Community College
Things are already looking blue for the Chattanooga Market on Sunday, June 23 -- blue as in blueberry, that is, as the market celebrates its annual Blueberry Festival.
It's summer and folks are heading to water for a break from the heat and humidity.
Though he has always appreciated the natural beauty of East Tennessee, Jim Caldwell says it wasn’t until he developed a passion for photography that he started seeing in a new light.
"The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions." — John Ruskin
Mom enjoyed her special day at Chattanooga Market, and now it's Dad's turn. On Sunday, June 16, fathers will be honored at the Market's Father's Day Brews & Bluegrass.
Take a little Prince, throw in some Sly and the Family Stone, maybe some Bob Marley, Jimmy Buffet and a little B.B. King, and you have The Pimps of Joytime, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based band headlining tonight at the Bessie Smith Strut.
Lorean Mays has been a fan of Brandy since the 34-year-old singer hit the music scene at 14 years old.
Nine years before he died, Baptist minister/folk artist Howard Finster and his family began Howard Finster Day in an effort to share his ministry and art with the public.
Ed Rusk doesn't hesitate when asked about the worst haircut of his life.
Years ago, when I first heard the proverb that it takes a village to raise a child, I didn't agree. I leaned more toward it takes a "family" to raise a child — parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. — not a village of people you aren't related to.
Name: Michele Coffman Age: Attorney Age: 38
Her mother offered some advice when Michelle Heckmann decided she wanted to be a plumber.
Chattanooga Whiskey Company celebrates bill passing
The founders of Chattanooga Whiskey Co. are celebrating the recent passing of a whiskey distillery bill by Tennessee lawmakers with a party Friday night, May 31.
Creative Discovery Museum's summer exhibit time-travels into America's past
Children love tree houses, and starting Saturday, May 25, there will be a new one to explore at Creative Discovery Museum.
It was a warm, sunny summer day last July 5 when the McDonoughs took their double-decker pontoon boat out on Chickamauga Lake.
When Stephen Rucker hits the road Saturday morning for a 30-mile bike ride, he has one goal in mind — to raise at least $1,000 for T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital at Erlanger, the hospital that saved the lives of his twin daughters, Kate and Annie.
S'mores? No thanks. "Kumbaya"? Heard it. Secret candy stash? Gone stale.
Independence is a great thing. It's something we parents pray our children will have mastered by the time they become adults.
Maternity clothing is making fashion headlines these days, thanks to Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian, both mothers-to-be.
Name: Apryl Hughes Age: 33 Occupation: Makeup artist/anesthetist
May 13: The Collegedale Green Thumb Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. in the Collegedale City Hall on Swinyar Drive. Guest speaker Cherry King will talk about propagating from cuttings, layering and root division. Contact: Cherry King, 238-3647.
Anna Belk, who moved to Chattanooga from England in 2008, had mediocre results with online dating.
“We live. We die. The best we can do is leave a worthwhile example for those who come after us.” — Adam Walinsky
Reading, writing, and arithmetic — the basics of an education, right?
I learned something about myself last week.
Name: Sophia Simpkins Age: 41 Occupation: Next Level Performance, vice president of business development
Katherine D'Andrea knew that Baylor School classmate Alex Armstrong was going to ask her to the junior/senior prom.
Michelle Workman is not a helicopter mom.
Name: Zach Bell Age: 23 Profession: UTC senior
It's what nutritionists say is the most important meal of the day — breakfast.
Good food without good service can ruin a dining experience.
Pardon me, boy, is that Thomas the Tank Engine?
James Beard was talking about food before people talked about food.