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NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the appointments of 118 Tennesseans to 52 boards and commissions.

Cleveland is getting a new city judge.

DALTON, Ga. — Skyy Raven Marie Mims, an aspiring model and fashion designer, today pleaded not guilty to murder in the slaying of a 37-year-old Whitfield County convenience store clerk.

A 41-year-old Whitwell, Tenn., woman was arrested Friday evening after a traffic stop and charged with driving under the influence and several drug offenses, a news release states.

Van De Wiele, one of the largest manufacturers of high performing machines for the textile industry, plans to invest $5 million in a Chattanooga facility that will create around 35 jobs and provide service and support for the company’s U.S. operations.

Crime Stoppers and the Hamilton County Sheriff’s office are seeking information on the location of Casey Adam Hall.

One family's carbon monoxide scare actually saved the lives of another Hixson family several doors down.

When Francis Middleton hadn’t been seen around her LaFayette, Ga., Langley Apartments home Saturday, neighbors went to check on her.

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Chattanooga Lookouts racked up 22 hits and defeated the Jackson Generals 15-4 in Southern League baseball Saturday night.

Two men were shot multiple times Saturday evening near 4805 Rogers Road, according to Chattanooga police.

A man who became ill in the Pocket Wilderness near Soddy-Daisy had to be rescued Saturday morning, authorities said.

A fire in Hixson caused substantial damage to a home at 6209 North Innsbrook Drive early Saturday morning.

A Chattanooga man was shot and wounded late Friday in the 1900 block of Walker Avenue, police said.

Chattanooga police are investigating a robbery and stabbing that occurred Tuesday night around 9:30 at the 3800 block of Hixson Pike, Chattanooga police spokesman Tim McFarland said.

JACKSON, Tenn. — Corey Seager had RBI doubles in the third and fourth innings as Chattanooga cruised to a series-opening 7-3 Southern League baseball win Friday night against the Jackson Generals.

The United Auto Workers local in Chattanooga plans to elect officers in about a month for the unit trying to organize workers at Volkswagen's assembly plant.

TVA has opened one of the spillways at its Douglas Dam and resorted to an old-fashion method of keeping adequate oxygen levels in the river after lightning ruptured part of the utility's water oxygenation system.

Frank McDonald, former president of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, a beloved member of the bluegrass band Dismembered Tennesseans, and a committed community volunteer, lived with ALS for years.

One suspect in several recent church burglaries in Cleveland was arrested Friday, while a second suspect remains at large.

Chattanooga police are investigating a robbery and stabbing that occurred Tuesday night around 9:30 at the 3800 block of Hixson Pike, Chattanooga Police spokesman Tim McFarland said.

After all 16 counties in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District certified their votes in the Aug. 7 election — leaving incumbent Republican Rep. Scott DesJarlais with a 38-vote lead over challenger Jim Tracy — the Tracy camp is not giving up.

Jacob Allison, 16, will be tried as an adult before a grand jury for his alleged involvement in the slaying of three people in Lookout Valley last April. He's been charged with three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Chattanooga Lookouts won 6-4 over the Birmingham Barons in Southern League baseball Thursday night.

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, with the 30-year loan rate hitting its 52-week low.

The Dalton Police Department is investigating a stabbing attack an possible attempted robbery that occurred this morning on Underwood Circle, a news release states.

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a fire shortly before 11 this morning at Rustic Village North at 4616 Sunflower Lane.

The Hamilton County Highway Department reports the Quail Run Drive replacement of a drainage culvert has been completed and the road is now open to traffic.

A former volunteer with Sequoyah Volunteer Fire Department/Marine Rescue has been charged with stealing fuel from Hamilton County gas pumps.

A Hixson duplex went up in flames Thursday morning, but no one was injured in the blaze, Chattanooga Fire Department spokesman Bruce Garner said in a release.

A favorite children’s book series is making maiden voyages into the final frontier, and its next launch blasts off at Smith Planetarium in Chickamauga, Ga.

The Royal Hounds may be Las Vegas’ premier rockabilly trio, but the musicians’ high-energy antics can’t be confined to one city. On Saturday, Aug. 23,

Scenic City Chorus, the Chattanooga chapter of Sweet Adelines International, will present its annual Aca-Fest show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, in Frierson Theatre at Girls Preparatory School, 205 Island Ave.

Darnell Sweeney led off the game with a home run to center field, which was his 14th homer this season, but that was all the offense Chattanooga could muster in a 4-1 road loss Wednesday that dropped the team four games out of first place in the second-half race for the Southern League's north division.

More than 30 stunt pilots will perform extreme aeronautical maneuvers Saturday, Aug. 23 — all without leaving the ground.

Two performers in residency at Cumberland County Playhouse will present a concert Friday, Aug. 22, that promises “one of the most eclectic music mixes you’ve ever heard.”

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Matthew Smith, a founding member of the Indelible Grace community, will be joined by a full band to present a concert of old hymns set to new music at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Brainerd Presbyterian Church, 1624 Jenkins Road.

Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., has begun a weekly program called “The Picture Show” in which children ages 3 and up can have a picture they draw projected larger than life on the big screen.

Paul Smith & The Sky High Band, right, will be featured at the third annual Paul Smith Reunion Party, set for 8:30 p.m.-midnight Friday, Aug. 22, at the Eagles Club, 6128 Airways Blvd.

A two-hour car caravan/walking tour Saturday, Aug. 23, will reveal the “Faces Behind the Monuments” at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

Discount designer duds are up for grabs at the fall Chattanooga Boutique Warehouse Sale this weekend at Stratton Hall.

Season 22 debuts Friday, Aug. 22, for the Gem Players in Etowah, Tenn., with the Ron Osborne comedy “Welcome Back to Ivy Gap.”

Grand prize at this weekend’s Home & Remodeling Expo is a new backyard. If your mind simply envisions greener grass, think grander.

Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials directly familiar with the matter said Wednesday.

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