Back to profile

Staff Reports

Stories by Staff

Southern Advertising & Sign Service, LLC has added father and son team Tony and Aaron Brown to the sales staff for electrical signs and LED message centers.

Jordan Brett was 6-for-8 with four doubles and five RBIs and Cori Hilt and Hannah Rogers pitched five-inning four-hitters Saturday as the Covenant College softball team beat visiting Wesleyan (Ga.) 11-3 and 12-1 on Lookout Mountain.

UTC senior Zaccheus Mason is a Lou Henson All-American and a finalist for the 2014 Lou Henson Award as the top mid-major player in NCAA Division I basketball.

• 48-Hour Launch Demo Night Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Church on Main, 1601 Rossville Ave. Demo Night is the culmination of 48-Hour Launch, a weekend-long startup competition. Tickets to Demo Night are $5. Visit to learn more.

• Christ United Methodist Church, 1000 Riverfront Parkway; Aging Conference, theme of "We Are All Connected: Creating an Intergenerational Community for Healthy Aging"; Valerie Radu is keynote speaker; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday; $55 professional, $45 professionals in groups of 4 or more, $15 fulltime students with ID and caregivers or older adults. or 424-4288.

The 1964 classes of Howard and Riverside high schools are holding a combined reunion-planning meeting on Saturday, April 5, at noon at Off the Grill, 4272 Bonny Oaks Drive. For more information, contact Janet Hester at 423-629-0588.

Senior guard Hollie German from national runner-up Lee University was announced this week as the National Christian College Athletic Association Division I women's basketball player of the year and as one of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's 10 NCAA Division II All-Americans. Junior teammate Jenna Adams was a second-team NCCAA All-American.

Former Central High School softball pitcher Heather Randolph will be one of three inductees at the Carson-Newman Athletics Hall of Fame luncheon starting at 10 a.m. on April 5 at the Jefferson City, Tenn., university.

The National Labor Relations Board hearing on the United Auto Workers request for a revote on unionizing Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant will be held April 21 at the Hamilton County Courthouse, according to the federal agency.

BLEDSOE COUNTY, Tenn. — Forty-three people were indicted Monday by a Bledsoe County grand jury on drug charges in a cases originated by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's drug investigation unit in April 2013.

Bryan College beat visiting Emmanuel 8-3 and 13-1 in a baseball matchup of Lions on Tuesday at Dayton.

The Delta Queen has been given another 90 days to remain moored in Chattanooga, extending its stay beyond a March 31 deadline handed down by the city.

Led by top-10 individual finishes from Emily McLennan and Agathe Sauzon, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golf team finished sixth Tuesday at 901 in the Briar's Creek Invitational tournament at Johns Island, S.C.

The average American household paid $7,000 in state and local taxes and fees.

American Exchange, a Chattanooga-based online insurance broker, said Monday it has sold 1,600 policies under the new health care exchanges being offered through the Affordable Care Act.

UTC junior Taylor Deason was the Southern Conference softball pitcher of the week after allowing two earned runs and striking out 11 batters in 12 innings in three appearances last week.

CALHOUN, Ga. — Calhoun police called to a Garden Hills Drive home here Monday just before 6 a.m. about a break-in arrested a semi-nude man at the scene and charged him with burglary, a news release states.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team finished eighth at 878 in the 15-team Linger Longer Invitational tournament Sunday on the Great Waters course at Reynolds Plantation in Eatonton, Ga.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga had a good day against Furman on Saturday, sweeping a doubleheader in the Lady Mocs' first Southern Conference home games.

After winning 14-1 on Friday at Greensboro College, the Covenant College baseball team completed a three-game USA South mauling with 29-4 and 13-4 victories Saturday.

Chattanooga attorney Alan Dunn is going to be inducted into the South Athletic Conference Hall of Fame on June 5 in Asheville, N.C., along with longtime Carson-Newman softball coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield, former Wingate basketball player Dr. Bradley Buckler and former Mars Hill football star Khalid Abdullah.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's run in the NCAA wrestling tournament in Oklahoma City came to a halt Friday afternoon when Nick Soto lost in the third round of consolations.

Shelby Willard got both pitching wins as nationally eighth-ranked Chattanooga State defeated visiting Dyersburg State 4-1 and 6-5 in TCCAA softball Friday.

• Ribbon Cutting for Kabob-ster Monday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Kabob-ster, 1408 Gunbarrel Road, Ste. 111.

Chattanooga police officers responded to a local hospital about 4 a.m. Thursday after learning a person had been shot.

• Lee University Marriage and Family Play Therapy Center, 1201 Magnolia Ave. NE, Cleveland, Tenn.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today; “Playing for Keeps,” premarital workshop features seven sessions; $40 non-students couples or $12 student couples (lunch included); marriage license credit available; to register, email

Lee University will play for the National Christian College Athletic Association's Division I national championship Saturday at 2 p.m. in Winona Lake, Ind., after edging fifth-seeded Roberts Wesleyan 72-70 in the semifinals Thursday.

The Dixie Group, Inc, is paying $17.5 million to acquire the Los Angeles-based Atlas Carpet Mills, a high-end manufacturer and marketer of commercial floorcovering products.

Senior guard Hollie German got within 12 points of the Lee University women's basketball career scoring record as the top-seeded Lady Flames beat eighth-seeded host Grace College 66-58 in the quarterfinals of the National Christian College Athletic Association Division I tournament Wednesday in Winona Lake, Ind.

East Ridge police are looking for a man they say fired several shots at three people standing around a car in an alley next to 3302 Navajo Drive on Tuesday.

DECATUR, Tenn. — One man is dead and another is hospitalized in a single-vehicle accident overnight on Lamontville Road near Highway 58 in Meigs County.

Tennessee Wesleyan College guards Courtney Gobble from Walker Valley High School and Bailey Lyness from Red Bank and fellow senior Madison McWilliams from Dandridge, Tenn., were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes for Division II women's basketball for 2013-14, along with Bryan College junior guard Kelsey Brooks from Pigeon Forge.

The newest reactor at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant is expected to return to full power generation this week after TVA completed a refueling outage in which the utility spent more than $5 million employing over 800 temporary contract workers.

• 1. Thomas Frist Jr. and family (including former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist), founded HCA in 1968 and built the company into the largest for-profit hospital company in the world, $6.1 billion

The Tennessee Valley Authority is improving the timeliness with which is handles complaints from its non-nuclear staff, but a new audit of worker concerns found "some employees feel that concerns are not being adequately addressed and reported experiencing pressure and repercussions from management."

CEDAR BLUFF, Ala. — Authorities in Cherokee County said a body found in Weiss Lake has been identified as that of a man who’s been missing since February.

The Chattanooga State softball team was unranked in the preseason but zoomed to No. 2 in the NCJAA Division I poll last week.

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Georgia Department of Transportation crews will be working this week in Whitfield County, according to a news release.

Host Appalachian State and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga took turns winning 4-1 in their opening Southern Conference softball games Saturday in Boone, N.C.

Brock & Spencer Benefits, LLC, the employee benefits arm of Brock Insurance Agency, has added Katie Landers as the new voluntary benefits specialist.

Designated hitter Jake Wright was 4-for-5 with two doubles, Wright Hackett drove in three runs and Evan Speicher homered as Cleveland State won the final game of its weekend TCCAA baseball series at Volunteer State with an 8-5 victory Saturday.

Erlanger hospital physician Melanie Blake won the women's 35s 60-meter hurdles and finished third in the 60 dash in the USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday in Boston, and Chattanooga Track Club Racing teammates Donnelle Dunning and Hugh Enicks added three top-eight finishes.

• Red Bank Council Meeting Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Red Bank Community Center, Tom Weathers Drive behind Erlanger North. Robert J. Dragone, president & CEO of aQQolade Inc., will talk on “Leadership Through Learning.” Meetings cost $10.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga freshman Maddison Melchionna won the women's 800-meter run with teammates Jessica York and Rebecca Greenwall third and fourth in the USF Invitational track and field meet as the Mocs opened their outdoor season Friday in Tampa, Fla. It was the first collegiate meet for Melchionna, who's from Afton, Tenn.

Scott Gillespie's bases-loaded single to right field in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Covenant College a 4-3 victory over visiting Piedmont as their USA South baseball series got under way Friday on Lookout Mountain.

• Lee University Marriage and Family Play Therapy Center, 1201 Magnolia Ave. NE, Cleveland, Tenn.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 22; “Playing for Keeps,” premarital workshop features seven sessions; $40 non-students couples or $12 student couples (lunch included); marriage license credit available; to register, email

Freshman heavyweight Dawson Peck has been added to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's contingent participating in the NCAA Division I wrestling tournament next week.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — A man who died of injuries after a multivehicle crash Wednesday morning in the 7400 block of North Lee Highway has been identified as Kevin L. Byrwa, 26, of Etowah, Tenn.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior Taylor Hall followed up being the Southern Conference women's basketball player of the year and most outstanding player in the conference tournament with selection as the league's student-athlete of the week.

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — Officials with the South Pittsburg, Tenn., housing authority are tight-lipped about a recently launched investigation into missing money.

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »


Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.