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A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday.

The Chattanooga State basketball teams are doing a version of Midnight Madness this Thursday night, starting at 11:30 p.m., and the public is invited.

Toyota is recalling 690,000 of its popular Tacoma pickup trucks due to a potential fire risk, the automaker announced Monday.

Gibby Gilbert III of Ooltewah parred the first playoff hole Sunday at The National Golf Club at Pinehurst, N.C., and earned his second Sunbelt Senior Tour victory of 2014.

The Chattanooga Police Department has issued a public service announcement to inform residents and runners about an assault call on Mississippi Avenue that occurred Monday morning about 7:30 a.m.

Central High School's Reggie Long is No. 1 among Tennessee high school seniors going into the 2014-15 bowling season, according to www.tennesseeprepbowling.com.

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has promoted Ralph Woodard to the position of treasurer and chief risk officer. He previously served as controller and chief accounting officer.

The most memorable quotes in the Chattanooga Times Free Press for Sept. 21-26.

East Tennessee State defeated the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 3-1 in Southern Conference volleyball Saturday at Maclellan Gym, dropping the Mocs to 0-2 in the league and 7-10 overall.

The Chattanooga Central High School Class of 1974 reunion will be held today.

Ironman Chattanooga competitors and spectators can expect mild temperatures, mostly cloudy skies and calm conditions on race day, with just a slight chance of rain early in the day, but increasing to 60 to 70 percent Sunday night. Here’s what else you need to know as the clock ticks toward race time.

Nine-time champion Maggie Scott from Charleston rallied to force a playoff with Brentwood's Linda Wimberly on Wednesday at Tennessee Women's Senior Amateur golf tournament Wednesday at Old Hickory Country Club, but Wimberly prevailed with a par on the first playoff hole to claim the 2014 title.

A woman who faked her own pregnancy shot and killed a mother of two because she wanted the baby, Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk said in a news conference this morning.

The Chattanooga Association of Realtors said Tuesday that local home sales totaled 664 units in August, down 1.3 percent from the previous year.

Lynda Wimberly from Brentwood maintained her four-stroke lead in the Tennessee Women's Senior Amateur golf tournament with a second-round 77 Tuesday at Old Hickory Country Club.

NutraSweet says it will no longer make the artificial sweetener aspartame as a result of foreign competition.

BERLIN — Workers at four of Amazon.com's German distribution centers have started a two-day strike in a long-running dispute over wages.

Nobel laureate Thomas J. Sargent will speak in the Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series Monday, Oct. 6, at noon in the UTC University Center Auditorium.

Nationwide, the jobless rate declined in August by one-tenth of a percent to 6.1 percent.

Lookout Valley's Lady Yellow Jackets will have a "Salute the Troops" day when they host Sale Creek and Ringgold in volleyball Thursday afternoon. Action is scheduled to begin at 4:30 with Lookout Valley against fellow District 6-A member Sale Creek in a nondistrict match.

David Noll Jr. of Dalton and Cameron Hooper of Atlanta shot a 68 and qualified Monday at Pine Tree Country Club in Kennsaw, Ga., for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship next May at San Francisco.

Jersey Mike's Subs will open at 5510 Highway 153 in Hixson on Wednesday. Franchise owners Ryan Hendrix and Andrew Brooks opened their first Jersey Mike's in June at 2260 Gunbarrel Road in East Brainerd.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team got its best result of the season with a fourth place finish at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate in Zionsville, Ind., on Sunday.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team is tied with Florida for second place behind Illinois in the Wolf Run Intercollegiate tournament at Zionsville, Ind., but the two rounds scheduled for Saturday were limited to one because of afternoon storms.

Wendell L. Bush was named regional vice president of operations at Schulte Hospitality Group.

23 FIRST THINGS FIRST FALL BANQUET, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 6:30 p.m., $75 general admission, $125 VIP ticket includes reception with guest speaker Hal Runkel, author of “Scream Free Parenting.” 423-267-5383.

• East Brainerd Council meeting Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business. Chris LeCroy of green|spaces will speak. Meetings cost $10.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior golfer Agathe Sauzon shot a first-round 69 Friday in the Mason Rudolph Championship hosted by Vanderbilt at Franklin, Tenn., and is tied for second place individually.

Sophomore Hunter Brock's first collegiate goal gave Covenant College a 2-1 win overtime win Friday in USA South men's soccer against visiting Greensboro College, and the Lady Scots completed a doubleheader sweep with a 2-0 win.

• Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; 6 p.m. today, John's Chapel, 5929 Old Dixie Highway, Spring City, Tenn.; also 10 a.m. Sunday, Everlasting Life Baptist Church, 311 S. Amhurst, Englewood, Tenn; 6 p.m. Sunday; Pond Hill Baptist, 115 County Road 220, Athens, Tenn.; 775-2806.

• The Chattanooga High School Class of 1949 reunion will be held today. For more information, contact Billie Foli at foli@cox.net or call 423-886-3179.

Dalton football coach Matt Land was honored before Thursday night's Atlanta Falcons game for earning the NFL team's Community Coach of the Week award.

Storyline: If top quarterback Nick Tiano is back in the lineup, the Red Raiders should be poised to take control of a Knights team that has struggled defensively. Pope John Paul has generated some offense, however.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga volleyball team this weekend hosts its second 2014 tournament presented by Hampton Inn & Suites at Maclellan Gymnasium.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Teghan Henderson repeated as Southern Conference women's cross country runner of the week after winning Vanderbilt's Commodore Classic last Saturday in Nashville with a personal-best 16:53.25 for 5 kilometers.

For the 20th consecutive year, First Horizon National Corp. has earned a spot on Working Mother magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies for working mothers, the latest recognition of the company as one of the country's best employers.

The nation's poverty rate dropped last year for the first time since 2006, but the number of Tennesseans living below the poverty line increased in the most recent two-year period, the Census Bureau said Tuesday.

Republican Sens. Mitch McCon-nell and Lamar Alexander introduced a bill on Tuesday that would add another member to the National Labor Relations Board to keep an even balance between Democratic and Republican board members.

UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers to help with package deliveries during the busy holiday season. The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers.

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — Two North Alabama men have been convicted of cheating during a fishing tournament on Lake Guntersville.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golf team finished sixth out of 16 teams Monday in Louisville's Cardinal Cup tournament at Simpsonville, Ky.

The union that represents musicians of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera has signed a new 2-year contract that provides a 2 percent wage increase with no cuts in the size or scope of the orchestra.

ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office said Monday that all 159 of the state's counties have been designated Camera Ready, a program that is the first of its kind in the nation and offers community-based assistance with film and television productions.

Former Ridgeland High School and Chattanooga State standout Jeremy Brotherton was promoted last week to interim head baseball coach at Georgia Perimeter College, after Brett Campbell took a scouting job with the Texas Rangers.

State Sen. Bo Watson, R-Chattanooga, will be the guest speaker Tuesday at the Marion County Republican Party's monthly meeting.

MONROE, Ga. — Federal authorities are investigating a small-plane crash in Walton County, Ga.

Charles Campbell has been appointed chief of cardiology for UT Erlanger Cardiology.

UTC's Teghan Henderson was the women's winner of Vanderbilt's Commodore Classic cross country meet Saturday morning at Percy Warner Park in Nashville.

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