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ATLANTA— A grand jury in northeast Georgia has recommended that no charges be brought against officers involved in a raid on a home that seriously injured a toddler when a flash grenade detonated in his playpen.

Chattanoogan Hugh Enicks was the 55-59 age-group champion Sunday at the USA Track and Field Masters Marathon Championships in Minneapolis, winning his age group by about two minutes over his closest competition.

If U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball doesn't beat Lamar Alexander in November, he may have a career in standup.

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — DeSoto State Park is seeking dedicated volunteers to man the Civilian Conservation Corps museum for a few hours on a Saturday or Sunday during October and November.

• Member Orientation on the Go Monday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Red Bank Civic Center, 3620 Tom Weathers Drive. Free for members and non-members with a light refreshments provided.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis players won 10 of 12 matches Friday, including eight of nine in singles, in the opening day of the annual UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic.

• The Bradley Central High School Class of 1964 will hold its 50th reunion Friday-Saturday, Oct. 10-11, and the classes of 1962-1966 are invited. On Oct. 10, it will run from 6 to 10 p.m. at Fillauer Barn, 20th St., Cleveland, Tenn.; on Oct 11, brunch will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at Cafe Roma, 220 N. Ocoee St., Cleveland, then, from 6 to 10 p.m., it will shift to Cleveland Golf and Country Club, 345 Kyle Lane NW. For more information, call Sally Standifer Russell at 423-715-1150 or Janet Gillibrand Daniel at 423-867-7878.

• Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam, 10 a.m. Sunday; Big Creek Baptist Church, 109 Big Creek Cemetery Road, Madisonville, Tenn; also 5 p.m. Sunday; Temple Baptist Church, 3070 Harrison Pike, Cleveland, Tenn.; 775-2806.

The University of Tennessee has named its College of Business Administration after Jim Haslam in recognition of a $50 million gift from the Haslam family.

Chattanooga Men's Metro and Brainerd Invitational champion Matt Robertson was the medalist in the Chattanooga TPC qualifying round Thursday at Council Fire Golf Club. Robertson shot a 2-under-par 70. David Watts is the No. 2 seed in the 16-man field of match play. Brandon Cissom placed third with a 72. Tom Baird led the senior division with a 74. Neil Spitalny earned the second seed and will face third-seeded Mitch Hufstetler today at Council Fire.

Therapeutic services business Massage Heights plans to open a location at Northgate Mall in January and employ up to 30 therapists, according to mall owner CBL & Associates Properties Inc.

In recent years, college football Saturdays across the country have been christened by alliteration to try to magnify the meaning.

In a combination of 50 seasons coaching the soccer teams at Maryville College, Tennessee Wesleyan Hall of Fame member Pepe Fernandez has accumulated 600 wins. He reached the milestone with his women's team's 3-1 home win Wednesday over Covenant College.

Two men have been arrested in DeKalb County, Ala., on charges of trafficking in synthetic marijuana known as spice, according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.

The U.S. Department of Justice moved Wednesday to shut down a Hixson tax preparation business that regulators say may have cheated the federal government out of hundreds of thousands of dollars over the past five years.

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.

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