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An event that helped shape Chattanooga’s reputation as an outdoors destination marks its 10th year this weekend.

Grammy Award-winning artist Ray LaMontagne will showcase a new album, “Supernova” and new band as he continues his fall tour with a show at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St.

Area residents can find out for just a night what it’s like to be without permanent shelter as Family Promise of Greater Chattanooga hosts its sixth annual Box City Camp Out To Stamp Out Family Homelessness.

Candy’s dandy, but some ghosts and goblins crave more than sweets on Halloween. Here are a few ideas beyond the trick-or-treat circuit.

Mount Vernon restaurant will begin taking orders for its Thanksgiving carry-out dishes on Saturday, Nov. 1.

If you’re going to the Hunter Museum’s Spectrum gala, you still have more than a week to get your tickets.

Three wineries along the Ocoee River in Southeast Tennessee will take part in a coordinated Wine Trail experience on Saturday, Nov. 1.

The Senior Choir of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and a guest instrumental ensemble will present the Chattanooga premiere of Bob Chilcott’s Requiem in a performance on All Saints’ Sunday.

The Music Department at Covenant College will present soprano Sarah Shafer in a free recital

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Mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili sings the signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress in Bizet’s “Carmen,” the next production in The Met: Live in HD series of broadcasts to two area theaters

Gospel soloist Ivan Parker will headline an Operation Heal Our Patriots benefit concert

The Sanders Family Singers will be home for Christmas, starting Halloween, in Crossville, Tenn.

Chattanooga Theatre Centre has launched a search for original, unpublished scripts to be evaluated for possible production in its Festival of New Plays. to be held March 13-29.

“Meet the Mormons,” a documentary that examines the diverse lives of six devout members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opens Friday, Oct. 31, at Carmike East Ridge 18, 5080 South Terrace.

Despite lower yields in the current low-interest rate environment, Unum Group boosted its per-share net income in the third quarter by 11.5 percent over a year ago.

A Bradley County man has been charged with stealing from rental storage units and stashing the loot in his own rental unit.

Tennessee American Water is set to increase water rates by 5.61 percent, or an average increase of $1.21 per month, according to a news release.

Unum Group boosted third quarter earnings 11.5 percent over a year ago but net income was 3 cents short of the average projection by industry analysts for the company for the three-month period.

The 5600 block of Hunter Road at the intersection with Old Hunter Road is closed due to a traffic crash, according to a news release from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

The Dixie Group Inc. said today its sales growth outpaced the carpet industry as a whole this summer, but the Chattanooga-based company still reported a loss of $185,000, or 1 cent per share, in its third quarter.

Grundy County government leaders need to fix numerous problems detailed in a new audit report from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury.

Emergency personnel are responding to a wreck with entrapment on Amnicola Highway.

First Security Group, Inc., the parent company of FSG Bank in Chattanooga, continued to boost its profits this summer.

“Meet the Mormons,” a documentary that examines the diverse lives of six devout members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opens Friday, Oct. 31, at Carmike East Ridge 18, 5080 South Terrace.

Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander will introduce a bill with Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin to help speed the development of Ebola treatments and vaccines.

An inmate at the Bradley County Jail has died, according to the sheriff's office.

The 1900 block of Jenkins Road will be closed beginning Wednesday, Oct. 29 for replacement of a storm drain, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Department of Transportation.

The Chattanooga Chamber Foundation has received approval for the expansion and reorganization of Chattanooga’s foreign-trade zone to include all of Hamilton, Marion, Grundy, Warren, Sequatchie, Bledsoe, Rhea, Meigs, Bradley, Polk and McMinn counties.

A truck accident on I-75 north just before Ringgold, Ga., is causing massive traffic delays.

A J. Crew Factory store will open Wednesday at Hamilton Place mall.

A suspect in last week's shooting of a 17-year-old boy and 16-year-old girl has been arrested, according to police.

Memorial Health Care System will be changing its name to CHI Memorial, part of a system-wide branding strategy launched by parent organization Catholic Health Initiatives.

The victim in this morning's shooting on Central Avenue has died, according to police.

The Atlanta Braves announced today that Kevin Seitzer has been hired as the team's hitting coach for the 2015 season, and Jose Castro has been hired as the assistant hitting coach.

Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA), announced today that it will expand its American headquarters in Gainesville, Ga., and add 650 jobs.

J. Crew Factory will open its new store on Hamilton Place Mall on Wednesday.

Chattanooga police have identified two people who were shot at Chattanooga's Golden Gateway Apartments on Sunday.

A 37-year-old woman has been charged with attempted murder in an Alton Park shooting.

EPB will raise prices on all TV customers starting January 2015, a rate hike that will result in increases ranging from $2 to $9 per customer, the utility said in a news release.

Whitfield County Sheriff's Patrol Sgt. Micheal Smitherman, 44, showed up Friday morning for a mandatory domestic violence training and wound up on administrative leave because he drove there in his patrol car under the influence of alcohol.

Chattanooga police have identified the victims of a shooting at 1406 Carousel Rd. Saturday night.

The W Road will be closed October 28, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for general maintenance, according to a news release.

Four people shot in Chattanooga

Two in critical condition

Four people were shot at in Chattanooga overnight, according to news releases from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Confused about the state Constitution questions on the ballot?

Eat your heart out Spider-Man, you’re not the only one who can traverse a city skyline on a web.

The Obedience Club of Chattanooga is holding registration for its next six-week session of canine obedience classes on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the club's training facility on Highway 193 in Flintstone, Ga. Classes will begin Monday.

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