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Lindsay Burkholder

Stories by Lindsay

When Vanessa Thompson walked into the Humane Educational Society shelter on Sunday, she didn't expect she'd be going home with two of the canine residents.

No one would ever guess that the quiet, gray clapboard house on Wimberly Lane was the scene of Tuesday night's possible murder-suicide.

Mother Nature might just steal the show this holiday week.

Six-year-old Kennedi Jones wants to be a veterinarian. But unlike most girls in her age group, and even many adults, Jones already has a resume and cover letter to entice potential veterinary schools.

The Tennessee Judicial Nominating Commission on Thursday selected three names to submit to Gov. Bill Haslam for a recent opening in the Eastern Section of the Court of Criminal Appeals, Eastern Division.

Almost every waterway in America has a story of aquatic monsters lurking in the dark, beneath a river's waves or a lake's surface.

Ellen and John Henry Breland buy a ticket to the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway every year, but never in their wildest dreams did they think they’d actually win.

Chattanooga's finest canines soon will be sporting new life-saving work accessories, the result of a local dog lover's efforts.

A handful of girls stood on the slippery bank of Lookout Creek on Wednesday, clustered around a plastic container full of water, peering down at the many-legged creatures floating inside.

There's much more to creating a mural than slapping a bunch of paint on a wall.

A little Disney magic came to Chattanooga on Sunday when what started out as a simple Father's Day walk turned into happily ever after.

A little Disney magic came to Chattanooga on Sunday when what started out as a simple Father’s Day walk turned into happily ever after.

A number of dedicated students spent the first few weeks of their precious summer vacation not at the pool, but in the classroom. Doing math.

Four young men were arrested Wednesday morning and charged with burglarizing two Cleveland schools, according to a police news release.

Cee Lo Green won't be coming back to Riverbend.

CINCINNATI — Ohioans in Congress hope proposed legislation allowing the Delta Queen steamboat to carry passengers again on overnight trips will help bring the historic vessel back to the Ohio River and Cincinnati.

A heavy rain Sunday night cleared the streets and grassy lawns in front of the Coca-Cola Stage just half an hour before headliner Brandy was scheduled to perform.

What once was the empty shell of a 1931 four-door Chevrolet sedan is now a lean, mean racing machine.

A small raft, piled high with debris and scrap metal, bobs precariously on the bank of the Tennessee River, about half a mile downstream from the Delta Queen, partially hidden by the dense foliage growing close to the water.

The still waters of Sequoyah Caverns' "looking glass lakes" soon will be hidden from public view.

It's not home, yet, but it's a step up from a cot and a blanket in a rec center gym.

For many people, "hacking" is associated with identity theft, computer viruses and generally sinister technological activities.

Few parents can boast about having a child with a perfect school attendance record. Something usually comes up to prevent a student from being in class — a sickness, a family emergency or perhaps a trip out of town.

By next baseball season, America's pastime once again could draw crowds to the grandstands of Engel Stadium.

Bryan Stewart may have two buildings, but he has only one school.

Veronica McCuiston believes that teaching isn’t about the test scores, it’s about the process of discovery.

Thousands packed around the finish line on Market Street for the USA Cycling Professional Road National Championships on Monday.

An experienced caver was rescued around 1 p.m. today after spending nearly 21 hours far down in Ellison’s Cave in LaFayette, according to Walker County Coordinator David Ashburn.

Cycling fans are a different breed of enthusiast than other sporting nuts.

A small bump in the road isn't a big deal for someone traveling 20 mph in a car. But when it's a pack of more than 100 cyclists speeding across uneven pavement at more than 50 mph, that small bump can turn into a major safety hazard.

The hundreds of cyclists soon to be buzzing around the streets of downtown Chattanooga will make navigating through the heart of the city a little bit tricky.

Local emergency response workers practiced how to respond to a biohazard threat at the Shallowford Road Post Office on Wednesday and tested their overall response plan.

Four months after Red Bank's traffic cameras were removed, city officials say they aren't missed.

One lone cyclist is trying to recruit a massive volunteer army as Chattanooga gears up to transform itself into a giant race course.

"To no one is tomorrow guaranteed."

Preschoolers in blue and green and yellow T-shirts spilled onto the artificial turf, wiggling and grooving to "Everybody Dance Now" playing over the loudspeakers.

With 7,000 instructors in the Technical College System of Georgia, the members of this year's Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year selection panel had a real job on their hands.

For many people, the ins and outs of Medicare are bewildering and intimidating. To help reduce some of the mystery, the Greater Chattanooga Democratic Women's Club asked Dr. Mary Headrick for clarification at its monthly

The Chattanooga History Center soon will be entering the final stage of its transformation.

Standing together in the Tennessee Pavilion, sheltered from the brilliant afternoon sunshine, three generations of mothers stood side by side on Sunday, basking in the Mother's Day celebration at the Chattanooga Market.

While the saltiest of sea captains might not choose cardboard and duct tape as the ideal building materials for his ship, they certainly fit the bill for Jason Owens' physics students.

Under unexpectedly blue skies, members of the Howard High School Band lined up in their signature crimson and gold uniforms, ready to march across the Walnut Street Bridge on Sunday.

After a short, sunny break Sunday, the weekend's soggy weather is expected to continue through tonight and maybe even Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

In the Dade County High School gym filled with student chatter and buzzing fluorescent lights, Georgia state Sen. Jeff Mullis, R-Chickamauga, spoke Thursday just before Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 212 into law.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of a fugitive wanted in the killing of a Franklin County man.

The Tennessee Economic Council on Women is holding a hearing in Crossville, Tenn., Friday as part of a study to assess the impact that domestic violence, human trafficking and sexual assault have on the state's economy.

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — Mix together one cup each of flour, cornmeal and chopped apples; add two teaspoons of cinnamon, some butter, buttermilk and an egg and, voila! You have a tasty, if unconventional, apple-cinnamon take on a Southern staple: cornbread.

The Murray County Animal Shelter will be under new direction starting Wednesday, a change that has some area residents and shelter volunteers concerned about the fate of the county's animals.

Big things are in store for Georgia's Cloudland Canyon State Park, which some consider to be the gem of the state's parks.

What are you willing to do for Chattanooga?

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