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Chattanooga holds on to beat Mercer 73-70

Jan. 17, 2019 10:33 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Jerry Johnson Jr. scored 15 points and Kenny Easley had a double-double and made two free throws for the final margin in Chattanooga's 73-70 win over Mercer on Thursday night. Easley had 11 points and 10 rebounds, David Jean-Baptiste also scored 11 points and Donovann Toatley...

Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant

Jan. 14, 2019 2:28 PM EST

German automaker Volkswagen said Monday its factory in Tennessee will be the focus of an $800 million investment in the company's manufacturing of electric vehicles in North America, a sign of a growing push into the electric car market by European companies. Volkswagen made a couple of announcements that it will...

Easley scores 20 to lift Chattanooga over Samford 80-75

Jan. 12, 2019 8:16 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Easley scored 20 points on four 3-pointers and grabbed six rebounds as Chattanooga held on late to edge Samford 80-75 on Saturday night. Ramon Vila added 18 points and led with 11 rebounds for the Mocs (8-10, 3-2 Southern Conference). Donovann Toatley added 10 points and...

Police: Driver struck toddler at gas station, then drove off

Jan. 8, 2019 8:40 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a man driving an SUV fatally struck a 2-year-old boy at a Chattanooga gas station, noticed the injured child and left the scene before calling police. WTVC-TV reports Chattanooga police say 36-year-old Anwoiane Calloway on Monday morning hit the toddler,...

East Tennessee St rolls to 96-70 win over Chattanooga

Jan. 5, 2019 6:09 PM EST

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Tray Boyd III came off the bench to hit four 3-pointers and score 19 points and East Tennessee State shot 61 percent from the floor and cruised to a 96-70 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday. Boyd hit 7 of 9 shots, including 4 of 5 from beyond the arc, as the Buccaneers (13-4,...

Judge denies expedited hearing on sale of Bellefonte plant

Jan. 5, 2019 2:39 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has turned down a request for an expedited hearing on the Tennessee Valley Authority's decision not to sell its unfinished Bellefonte nuclear power plant to a developer. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports TVA was given more time to respond to developer...

Jail inmate in Tennessee dies in custody at hospital

Dec. 28, 2018 4:18 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a jail inmate in Tennessee died while in custody at a hospital. The Chattanooga Times Free-Press reports 29-year-old Devonte Allison died Friday morning after being booked into the Hamilton County Jail on Dec. 16. He was charged with a variety of drug-related...

Tennessee officials award $133M interchange project contract

Dec. 24, 2018 4:48 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — State transportation officials have awarded a nearly $133 million contract for an interstate interchange project in eastern Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Transportation says C.W. Matthews Contracting Co. Inc. submitted the winning bid for the Interstate 75 and Interstate...

Fund to help preserve historic African American cemeteries

Dec. 22, 2018 11:53 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A new fund designed to protect and maintain African American cemeteries will help preserve three sites in Chattanooga. Mayor Andy Berke on Friday tells the Times Free Press that the African American Cemetery Preservation Fund will supplement the upkeep of Pleasant Garden, Beck...

No. 10 NC State women rout Tenn.-Chattanooga 78-58

Dec. 22, 2018 12:03 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — For North Carolina State coach Wes Moore, the No. 10 Wolfpack's game at Tennessee-Chattanooga was a sweet homecoming. Freshman Elissa Cunane scored 19 points and the Wolfpack started fast and cruised to a 78-58 victory Friday night in Moore's return to the school where he coached...