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Chattanooga scores 22 4th-quarter points, beats The Citadel

Nov. 16, 2019 5:54 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Tiano passed for two touchdowns and rushed for a go-ahead score with 28 seconds left as Chattanooga rallied from a 14-point third-quarter deficit to beat The Citadel 34-33 on Saturday. Chattanooga trailed 26-12 after The Citadel rattled off 24 straight points. But in the...

Twin brothers stick together through service

Nov. 16, 2019 1:36 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Like many twins, the Markham brothers shared secrets. But most twins' secrets probably don't involve duping the United States military. Wilbourne Markham said his twin brother, Weldon, was determined for them to join the military in 1952 (Wilbourne thinks it's because he watched...

Jean-Baptiste leads Chattanooga past South Alabama 90-72

Nov. 15, 2019 10:38 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — David Jean-Baptiste scored a career-high 25 points as Chattanooga beat South Alabama 90-72 on Friday night. Jean-Baptiste sank 10 of his 14 shots, including 5 of 6 on 3-pointers. Matt Ryan added 20 points for the Mocs (3-1). Ramon Vila had 17 points, while Rod Johnson added five...

Volkswagen donation to expand US forest by 1,500 acres

Nov. 15, 2019 4:25 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen plans to donate $1.25 million to help expand Cherokee National Forest near the company’s Chattanooga plant and offer community grants. On Thursday, The Conservation Fund announced a collaboration with Volkswagen to open three tracts near the plant for outdoor...

Volkswagen expanding electric vehicle production in US

Nov. 13, 2019 3:04 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen is making Tennessee its North American base for electric vehicle production, breaking ground on an $800 million (727 million euro) expansion at its plant in Chattanooga. Volkswagen of America CEO Scott Keogh was at the factory Wednesday for the expansion’s...

Johnson lifts Chattanooga past Tennessee State 59-57

Nov. 9, 2019 7:44 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Ryan and David Jean-Baptiste each drilled a 3-pointer in the final 90 seconds to allow Chattanooga to hold off Tennessee State, 59-57 on Saturday. Ryan's trey broke a 52-52 tie and put the Mocs ahead for good with 1:27 remaining. After Jy'lan Washington scored at the basket...

At 98, World War II veteran keeps his independence

Nov. 9, 2019 9:28 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — By his 20s, Harlan Harvey still couldn't read or write. "I didn't get no education. It was the (1920s) and 30s," he said. "They didn't think it was necessary. I had to work." He was driving a team of mules before his 10th birthday. Eventually, when World War II was at its...

Abrams, Furman run past Chattanooga 35-20

Nov. 2, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Freshman Devin Abrams rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns and Furman pulled away in the second half to defeat Chattanooga 35-20 on Saturday. It was all Chattanooga early. The Mocs used Victor Ulmo's 23-yard field goal to grab a 3-0 lead after one quarter. Nick Tiano scored on...

Settlement reached in case where officer punched man

Oct. 24, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Chattanooga has reached a settlement in a federal lawsuit over an incident in which a police officer punched and cursed a man during a traffic stop. The Times Free Press reports the $24,000 settlement came last month. In June, U.S. District Court Judge Harry "Sandy"...

Ulmo comes through with late FG, Mocs beat Bucs 16-13

Oct. 17, 2019 11:12 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Victor Ulmo gave Chattanooga the lead on a 30-yard field goal with 14 seconds left and the Mocs stayed undefeated in Southern Conference play with a 16-13 win over East Tennessee State on Thursday night. Ulmo missed his first three field goal attempts and an extra point attempt....