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Smith rallies Chattanooga to 71-69 victory over Furman

Jan. 15, 2022 19:40 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Malachi Smith hit a game-tying layup with 1:02 remaining and added two free throws with 7 seconds left to lift Chattanooga to a 71-69 victory over Furman in Southern Conference action on Saturday. Smith finished with 21 points and nine rebounds for the...

Prosecutor: Child rape suspect may have victims in 10 states

Jan. 10, 2022 14:55 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A man arrested on child rape charges last month in Tennessee could have victims in nine other states, a prosecutor said Monday. Ryan Andrew Meyung, 30, was charged in December with child rape, aggravated kidnapping and other related counts, Hamilton County...

Chattanooga trail joins Red Bank to Stringers Ridge Park

Jan. 09, 2022 10:38 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The long-awaited White Oak Connector trail linking Stringers Ridge Park in Chattanooga to Red Bank’s White Oak Park is set to be completed this spring by the Trust for Public Land. “This is a great opportunity for Red Bank to form another connection...

Smith scores 27 to lift Chattanooga past The Citadel 85-67

Jan. 08, 2022 18:26 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Malachi Smith had 27 points as Chattanooga topped The Citadel 85-67 on Saturday. David Jean-Baptiste had 16 points for Chattanooga (13-3, 3-0 Southern Conference), which earned its fourth straight victory. Silvio De Sousa added 15 points, 14 rebounds and...

Chattanooga: Georgia sewer utility owes $25M, seeks cutoff

Jan. 01, 2022 10:11 AM EST

FLINTSTONE, Ga. (AP) — A Tennessee city claims that a north Georgia sewer authority owes more than $25 million in unpaid bills and fines, and wants to cut off sewer treatment for the county, but the authority says the amount owed is less than $300,000. The Chattanooga Times Free...

De Sousa carries Chattanooga past E. Tennessee St. 82-52

Dec. 30, 2021 23:05 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Silvio De Sousa tallied 13 points and 13 rebounds to carry Chattanooga to an 82-52 win over East Tennessee State on Thursday night. Both teams were playing their first Southern Conference game of the season. Malachi Smith had 17 points for...

No. 7 Tennessee routs Chattanooga 91-41

Dec. 27, 2021 21:29 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tamari Key scored 18 points to lead No. 7 Tennessee to a 91-41 rout of University of Tennessee Chattanooga on Monday night. The Lady Volunteers (11-1) scored the first 10 points of the game and led 22-5 after the first quarter. It was never close after that....

Chattanooga defeats Middle Tennessee 77-65

Dec. 22, 2021 21:35 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — David Jean-Baptiste had 23 points as Chattanooga beat Middle Tennessee 77-65 on Wednesday night. Jean-Baptiste hit 6 of 8 3-pointers. Malachi Smith added 22 points for for Chattanooga (10-3). A.J. Caldwell had 11 points Camryn Weston had...

Think tank blasts Hamilton County's purchase of farmland

Dec. 17, 2021 18:17 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — As Hamilton County government prepares its biggest land purchase in decades for a new industrial park, a conservative think tank in Nashville is blasting the move as “a horrible policy” that will allow only about a third of the property to be developed for new...

Sheppard scores 23 to carry Belmont past Chattanooga 76-68

Dec. 15, 2021 20:52 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Sheppard had 23 points as Belmont defeated Chattanooga 76-68 on Wednesday night. Luke Smith had 16 points for Belmont (9-3), which earned its fourth straight win. Nick Muszynski added 14 points. Grayson Murphy had eight rebounds and six assists. ...