As fast food workers across the nation prepare a new wave of strikes to raise their wages, Chattanooga service industry workers, along with Occupy Chattanooga, Chattanooga for Workers and Move to Amend Chattanooga, will join in the National Day Against Low Pay Demonstration at the Brainerd McDonald’s restaurant on Thursday.
KNOXVILLE — The son and brother, respectively, of Knoxville natives Tina Wesson and Katie Collins, the mother and daughter duo competing on the current season of "Survivor: Blood vs. Water," has died in a car accident in Chattanooga.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — The co-founder of a science fiction convention has pleaded guilty to multiple counts of child molestation.
The Tennessee Valley Authority will start inspecting another four of its 49 dams this month.
JACKSON, Tenn. — Police say a man has been charged in the armed robberies of six Lane College students in Jackson.
CBL & Associates Properties Inc. increased its quarterly cash dividend by 6.5 percent for the company’s common stock to 24.5 cents per share for the quarter ending Dec. 31.
MARIETTA, Ga. — A coalition of Cobb County citizens’ groups are asking that a decision to build a new $672 million stadium for the Atlanta Braves be postponed.
An arbitrator has concluded that Starbucks must pay $2.76 billion to settle a dispute with Kraft over coffee distribution.
ATLANTA — A special election to fill the Georgia House of Representatives District 2 seat being vacated by Rep. Jay Neal, R-LaFayette, has been set for Jan. 7, 2014, a news release states.
WHITE PINE, Tenn. — An 18-year-old Hamblen County, Tenn., woman was killed Sunday when a deer struck by another car was flung through the windshield of her vehicle on U.S. Highway 25E.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has five operating nuclear reactors under heightened regulatory oversight — the most of any U.S. utility, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission reported this week in its latest action matrix summary.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A vacationing Etowah, Tenn., woman and her 16-year-old daughter were about to take a final dip in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday before heading home to Tennessee when they spotted a purse and other items that had been washed in by the tide.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — A man charged in the deaths of two brothers killed in a boating crash on Lake Lanier is set to stand trial.
Police investigating a deadly chain-reaction crash say they've found a recreational vehicle they believe was involved the crash on Interstate 75 outside Atlanta.
Georgia has appointed lawyers to handle a legal dispute with Florida over regional water rights that is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court, authorities said Monday.
Dalton-based carpet maker Engineered Floors, LLC, has received the regional award for the deal of the year by the Georgia Economic Developers Association for the company's $450 million plans to expand in Northwest Georgia.
SMITHVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities have found the body of a Middle Tennessee man reported missing three years ago in a lake.
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — Police are investigating after human remains were found in a Tennessee state park.
The seat manufacturer known as 9to5 Seating announced Monday it will build a $39.5 million plant in Union City, Tenn., and create 510 new jobs over the next five years in Obion County.
The number of safety violations at U.S. nuclear power plants varies dramatically from region to region, pointing to inconsistent enforcement in an industry now operating mostly beyond its original 40-year licenses, according to a congressional study awaiting release.
STEVENSON, Ala. — A Northeast Alabama man says he’ll take the fight to keep his wife buried in his front yard to the U.S. Supreme Court, if necessary.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has begun a scheduled refueling of its Unit 1 reactor at the Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant after completing 509 consecutive days of operation.
Job fairs are scheduled Thursday at 13 sites across Tennessee to help veterans find jobs with major employers in the state.
A south-central Tennessee man discovered some unexpected guests on a piece of property -- a graveyard full of people.
NASHVILLE — Wendy Askins, former executive director of the Upper Cumberland Development District, was indicted Tuesday by a Putnam County grand jury for taking money from the district to use toward the “Living the Dream” home for seniors.
Alcatel-Lucent announced Tuesday details of a major restructuring plan that includes 10,000 job cuts worldwide over the next two years.
The River City Co.'s City Center Charrette tonight is an opportunity to help shape the future.
MACON, Ga. — Federal authorities and a trade association for the firearms industry say they're offering $10,000 in reward money in hopes of solving the theft of 17 rifles from Bass Pro Shops in Macon.
Chick-Fil-A opens new tent outlet
DOUBLE SPRINGS, ALA. — Sheriff’s officials say two of four people who were found dead in a vehicle on a secluded road in northern Alabama were facing child pornography and molestation charges in Tennessee.
The budget sequestration adopted two years ago by Congress will force Tennessee to cut the jobless benefits paid to those unemployed more than six months by 5.5 percent, starting Saturday.Tennessee cuts jobless benefits
MARION COUNTY, Tenn. — The Marion County Sheriff's Office has received several reports of identity theft in the last couple of weeks.
Stocks fell Monday as Wall Street worried that a budget fight in Washington could lead to an event far worse for the economy-- a failure to raise the nation's borrowing limit.
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — More than 30 teenagers have fled the custody of the Tennessee Department of Children's Services school for troubled boys in Crossville over the last three years.
Yale University announced a $250 million gift from a 1954 graduate Monday, saying it’s the largest in its history and will help pay for the Ivy League school’s largest expansion in decades, including a 15 percent increase in enrollment.
SEQUATCHIE COUNTY, Tenn. — Sequatchie County Constable David Eugene Broome, 61, was arrested Monday by Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officers after he was indicted on child rape charges by the Sequatchie County grand jury.
Demolition and site work for the planned North Shore Publix is under way, four months after it was originally scheduled to start.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday awarded the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga with its Green Power Leadership Award, which is given each year to the leading green power users.
MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. — Officials say an East Tennessee mother has apparently killed her 6-year-old daughter and herself.
The states with the highest percentage of seniors facing the threat of hunger.
Footwear division of the Merchant House International Group will open its first U.S. footwear manufacturing facility in Jefferson County, replacing the footwear line from its headquarters in Tianjin, China.
ELLENWOOD, Ga. — Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl after they said home invaders abducted her from her house southeast of Atlanta.
BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — The Bradley County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about a sexual assault Friday night when a man entered the Wilkinson Road home of a woman as she slept.
Labor unions representing more than 13 million American workers voted Monay to approve a resolution in opposition to President Obama’s budget proposal calling for the potential transfer of TVA to private interests.
Volkswagen would become a "laughingstock" if it goes through with a deal to have the United Auto Workers represent workers at its Tennessee plant, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Tuesday.
WALKER COUNTY, Ga. — Carlos Terrell, 28, is scheduled to appear in court today on attempted murder charges stemming from a May 9 shooting.
Dunkin Donuts adds unit
The Double Cola Co. is hitting close to its corporate home in Chattanooga with a new partnership with the Atlanta Beverage Co. to distribute Double Cola products in northwest Georgia.
DALTON, Ga. — Dalton police said 19-year-old twins stabbed a man Sunday morning.
LISLE, Ill.— Koch Industries Inc. is buying electronic components and cables maker Molex for approximately $6.86 billion.