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Ford scores twice in 4th to help Chattanooga get past ETSU

Oct. 01, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Ailym Ford ran for two of Chattanooga's three fourth quarter touchdowns to give the Mocs a 24-16 victory over East Tennessee State on Saturday. East Tennessee State led 13-3 heading into the fourth quarter. Ford scored on a 9-yard touchdown run with...

Hutchinson throws for 3 TDs, runs for 2 in Chattanooga's win

Sep. 17, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Preston Hutchinson threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more, leading Chattanooga to a 41-14 victory over North Alabama on Saturday. Chattanooga's only touchdown, not accounted for by Hutchinson, came on a blocked punt in the fourth quarter. ...

TVA seeks help combating looters of cultural resources

Sep. 17, 2022 10:19 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Archaeological looting is a serious problem on the Tennessee Valley Authority’s vast land holdings in a seven-state area where an estimated 12,500 archaeological sites have been identified. It’s possible there could be three times that many sites,...

Ford rushes for 156 yards, Chattanooga blanks Wofford 31-0

Sep. 03, 2022 21:12 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Ailym Ford rushed for 156 yards and two touchdowns, Preston Hutchinson passed for 171 yards and a score, and Chattanooga rolled past Wofford 31-0 on Saturday in a season opener for both teams. Chattanooga took control in the first half with a rushing...

28-year-old Tennessee woman bears down on seven continents

Aug. 27, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Becca Hisamoto, 28, felt the first pangs of wanderlust almost a decade ago when she was in college at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Hisamoto, who lives in Chattanooga now, took two college classes while studying abroad during a summer spent...

Police: Mother kills adult son, then herself in Bismarck

Aug. 24, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A preliminary investigation shows a mother from Tennessee fatally shot her adult son at his residence in Bismarck before taking her own life, police said Wednesday. According to Bismarck Police Lt. Luke Gardiner, officers went to the residence about 3 p.m....

The Twisted Whisker is where cat lovers can gather

Aug. 20, 2022 01:02 AM EDT

On a honeymoon trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee, a few years ago, Marcie Harper and her husband, Connor, came upon a cat cafe. Her expectations raised and curiosity peaked, she was eager to take a look. “We passed a sign that said ’30 cats inside’ in all caps and...

TVA moving forward with plans for smaller nuclear reactors

Aug. 07, 2022 09:34 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Nearly four decades after the Tennessee Valley Authority abandoned construction of more than half of the nuclear plants it once planned to build, the federal utility is moving forward again with plans to pursue the next generation of nuclear power. The...

Sam Gooden, founding member of The Impressions, has died

Aug. 05, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sam Gooden, one of the original members of the Chicago soul group The Impressions and a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, has died. He was 87. His daughter, Gina Griffin, said Gooden died Thursday, a month shy of his 88th birthday, in his hometown...

Volkswagen starts US electric vehicle assembly in Tennessee

Jul. 26, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen began production of its first electric vehicle assembled in the United States at a Tennessee plant Tuesday. In a news release, the German automaker said it plans to ramp up production in Chattanooga of the ID.4 electric compact SUV to 7,000 cars...