The American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for Tennessee is McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy, who will be honored Saturday at a banquet in Nashville, a news release said.
The resort-style community of Black Creek Mountain west of dowtown Chattanooga is rated among the 50 best master-planned communities in the United States by Where to Retire magazine.
An Indiana man has been arrested after police said he falsely accused an area officer of killing a Tennessee woman who has been missing for two years.
The average price of a gallon of gasoline Monday in Chattanooga was up nearly 6 cents per gallon from a week ago and was 9 cents per gallon above the year-ago level.
A Bradley County educator pleaded guilty Monday to sexual battery involving an underage student, according to a news release.
Walker County Emergency Services has reassigned the firefighter who hit a light pole during a Sunday morning breakfast run, damaging a new $640,000 combination ladder truck and fire engine.
Tennessee residents who submitted a valid foreclosure claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will share in $27 million to be distributed next week to Tennesseans hurt by abusive mortgage servicing activities during the Great Recession.
Tennessee’s biggest health insurer stayed within the spending standards of the new Affordable Care Act during 2012 and, unlike last year, will not be required to issue any customer rebates this year.
Bradley County Sheriff Jim Ruth is receiving treatment in a Nashville hospital after suffering an episode of atrial fibrillation, a condition involving a fast and irregular heartbeat.
Georgia Department of Public Health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has left at least 11 people sick in Northeast Georgia.
Foreclosure-related home sales in Georgia during the first quarter fell nearly 24 percent from a year ago but still accounted for more than one-third of sales in the state, according to a new report.
When salsa overtook ketchup as America's favorite condiment in the 1990s you had to know that "taco night" wasn't far behind.
Three men were arrested over the holiday weekend on various drug charges and a stolen backhoe was recovered in DeKalb County, Sheriff Jimmy Harris said in a news release. Harris said deputies arres
MANCHESTER, TENN. — Police say two inmates who escaped from the Coffee County Jail didn’t stay free for long.
Gov. Nathan Deal says he believes in the right of atheist groups to donate literature for use in cabins and lodges in Georgia's state parks just as Bibles are allowed.
The Atlanta City Council has voted to allow a 20-story Ferris wheel to be placed in downtown Atlanta.
ATLANTA — Powerball now has the highest jackpot in the game’s history. Georgia Lottery officials announced today that strong sales have bumped Saturday’s Powerball jackpot from an estimated $550 million to an estimated $600 million.
The budget deficit for the current year is projected to come in well below what was estimated just a few months ago, a development that could further curb the already slowing momentum for a budget pact this year.
CATOOSA COUNTY, Ga. — Old Mill Road between Battlefield Parkway and Pine Grove Road in Catoosa County, Ga., is undergoing patching and resurfacing through Friday.
T-Mobile has quietly increased its price of the iPhone 5 by $50, raising the down payment to $149.99.
Whitfield County, Ga., sheriff's deputies on Friday arrested a former gymnastics instructor and charged him with computer pornography and child exploitation, a news release states.
Tennessee is the best state to retire in, according to a new study by the finance consulting firm Bankrate.com.
A 46-year-old man was the victim of Monday afternoon's single-vehicle crash on Eureka Road in Bradley County, authorities said in a news release.
A 33-year-old Alabama man has been arrested in a Feb. 6 burglary at a Fyffe pharmacy after police matched his DNA.
A number of local and national Islamic advocacy groups are calling for an apology from Coffee County Commissioner Barry West after he apparently posted an anti-Muslim meme on his Facebook page.
Volkswagen's namesake brand saw operating earnings slip by 45 percent in the first quarter, as it joined the ranks of European carmakers suffering a tough first quarter.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law that makes changes to a tax break program aimed at boosting Georgia tourism.
DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — DeKalb County emergency services personnel rescued two boys from the Little River on Monday evening, according to a news release.
CULLMAN, Ala. — A man who escaped from an Alabama jail called in a bomb threat to divert the attention of police, prompting the evacuation of three hospitals, a sheriff said.
The Volkswagen assembly plant in Chattanooga is one of eight finalists for this year's Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies.
RAINSVILLE, Ala. — One person is dead and two were injured Saturday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.
Fire investigators in Birmingham say hot dogs left unattended on a stove led to a blaze that killed an 81-year-old woman and her son.
JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — The planned closure today of Snodgrass Bridge on state Route 117 over the Tennessee River near Stevenson, Ala., has been rescheduled because of high winds, the Alabama Department of Transportation announced Monday.
Mohawk Industries boosted the compensation paid to CEO Jeffrey Lorberbaum by 56 percent last year to a record $4.3 million.
A court has delayed a bond hearing for an Alabama grandmother charged with capital murder in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter.
Unum Corp. CEO Tom Watjen took home more than $13.8 million in compensation in 2012, up nearly $1.6 million from the previous year.
Authorities say a mother and her daughter escaped from their car on railroad tracks moments before a train slammed into their vehicle.
The federal contract weather office at Chattanooga Airport has received an extension through June 1, permitting the monitoring facility to remain open at least until then, an official said.
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said it found three bottles of prescription drugs, a box with more prescription pills, methamphetamine and marijuana inside a car during a routine traffic stop.
Lee University will hold its annual autism symposium June 21 at the Helen DeVos College of Education for parents, caregivers, medical professionals and teachers, according to a news release.
A Henagar man was arrested Thursday by the U.S. Marshals Service in Tulsa, Okla., on warrants related to an automobile theft/chop shop ring, a news release states.
The Mountain View Nissan Super Center in Chattanooga has been given an award by Nissan marking 25 years of continuous ownership.
A German union is backing the United Auto Workers effort to represent the workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office arrested three people after a standoff Thursday.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office has arrested Kristopher Lyle Greenwood, 18, of Geraldine, Ala., on charges of sexual abuse of a child under 12 years old.
UTC, Chattanooga State and EPB were cited as reasons for listing Chattanooga as the top site for young entrepreneurs living in smaller cities, according to the Under30CEO website.
Voters in several Northwest Georgia communities will go to the polls today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. EDT to cast votes in special elections.
The controversially-named Sofa King Juicy Burger opened Tuesday in Red Bank to packed crowds.
White-nose syndrome, a fungal disease estimated to have killed nearly 7 million bats across North America, has been discovered in two Dade County, Ga., caves, according to a news release.
DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office personnel made several arrests over the weekend.