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Tennessee plans 8 town halls on education funding formula

Oct. 22, 2021 04:05 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will hold eight town hall hearings as officials review the state's K-12 education funding formula. The Department of Education says the events will be Oct. 27 at Merrol Hyde Magnet School in Hendersonville; Oct. 28 at the National...

Steam Logistics to expand operations in Chattanooga

Oct. 20, 2021 04:01 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials have announced that Steam Logistics will expand its existing operations in downtown Chattanooga, investing $6.8 million and creating more than 400 new jobs. According to a news release Tuesday, the Chattanooga-based...

Price, Chattanooga stymie East Tennessee State 21-16

Oct. 16, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Tyrell Price rushed for 98 yards and two touchdowns, including a 58-yard score in the fourth quarter to seal Chattanooga's 21-16 win, handing Southern Conference power East Tennessee State its first loss Saturday. Defensive end Devonnsha...

VW, Conservation Fund transfer land for Cherokee Forest

Oct. 13, 2021 04:03 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen of America and The Conservation Fund have completed their effort to transfer land to be included in the Cherokee National Forest, they said. The move is part of Volkswagen's $1.25 million donation to the fund, they said Tuesday in a...

Hamilton County student survives rare syndrome from COVID-19

Oct. 09, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tn. (AP) — Ten-year-old Elijah Berestecky’s arms are still covered in bruises from the dozens of needle jabs he received during two trips to the pediatrician, three to the emergency department and a three-day stay at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. His...

Copeland's 3TDs lead Chattanooga past Western Carolina

Oct. 02, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Cole Copeland passed for two touchdowns and ran for one of Chattanooga's four rushing scores as the Mocs beat Western Carolina 45-17 on Saturday. Chattanooga led 21-3 in the first quarter for its most points in the opening frame since 2017. ...

3 dead, several hurt in 3 Chattanooga shootings on same day

Sep. 27, 2021 19:27 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Three people died and several others were wounded during three separate shootings in Chattanooga on the same day, police said. Officers found two women dead and four others injured when responding to a report about 10:45 p.m. Saturday,...

Woman convicted of vehicular homicide in officer's death

Sep. 27, 2021 14:29 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A jury has convicted a woman of vehicular homicide by intoxication in the hit-and-run death of a Chattanooga police officer. Jurors deliberated at the Hamilton County Courthouse for nearly 15 hours before returning the verdict on Saturday for...

Tennessee man arrested after driving dead body to hospital

Sep. 27, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who police say drove a corpse, believed to be that of his mother, across several county lines to a Nashville hospital has been arrested. Thomas Henshall Jr. of Chattanooga was charged Sunday with failure to report the discovery of...

Memorial for man lynched 115 years ago unveiled in Tennessee

Sep. 25, 2021 09:57 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — More than 115 years after an angry mob lynched Ed Johnson from the Walnut Street Bridge, area residents got their first look Sept. 19 at the memorial to the innocent man and his two courageous attorneys. As the overcast afternoon brought...