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Davis, Joyce Brown Hayes (Ringgold)

Joyce Brown Hayes Davis, 81, of the Boynton community in Ringgold died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 of complications from congestive heart failure. Dozens of people have enjoyed visiting, talking or at least texting daily for many years with Joyce.  They become anxious if she doesn’t respond right away.

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Small Fire Forces Elementary School Evacuation

Chattanooga, Tenn. - Chattanooga firefighters responded to a small fire at Calvin Donaldson Elementary School around 11:30 this morning. A fire investigator says a boy in the fourth grade took his shirt off in the bathroom and set it on fire. The fire was quickly extinguished by the principal and he

WDEF - 2017-09-19 20:45:07

Restaurant Report Card for week ending Sept. 15

Week ending 9.15.17, no failures reported: 89 McDonald's, 3413 Amnicola Highway; reasons including flies present in dishwashing area, stagnant standing water behind drink machine out front, posted permit is expired, no paper towels at hand sink by drive thru. 89 Public House, 1110 Market Street; rea

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 04:12:49

Multi-vehicle crash backs up Chattanooga traffic on I-24 west from ridge cut to I-75 split

A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 24 westbound at mile marker 182 has backed up traffic from the ridge cut to the Interstate 75 split. A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 24 westbound at... Photo by smartway.tn.gov/traffic A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 24 westbound at mile marker 182 has b

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Region News: Thief steals van and $1.8 million

Thief steals van and $1.8 million DECATUR, Ga. - The FBI and Georgia authorities are asking for help finding a man who stole a van containing $1.8 million in cash. The van was parked outside a Citizens Trust Bank branch in Decatur while two ATM Response Inc. workers put cash into an automated teller

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 04:58:16

Editorial: Groundbreaking tonight shows cancer center is a step closer to reality

The Peeples Cancer Institute at Hamilton Medical Center has been years in the making. Tonight, it takes another step - albeit a ceremonial step - into becoming reality. The community is invited to a groundbreaking for the cancer center tonight at 6:01 at Bandy Plaza near the corner of Broadrick and

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:17:08

Bob Doak says goodbye to Convention and Visitors Bureau as officials sing his praises [videos]

Leaders defend giving county taxes to Chattanooga tourism agency Bob Doak, CVB President and CEO, delivers the State of the Tourism Industry address during the 76th annual Meeting and Luncheon of the Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau at the Chattanooga Convention Center Wednesday, Sept. 20,

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 08:21:48

Dozens forced from homes after apartment fire

An apartment fire at Rainbow Creek Apartments forced more than a dozen people from their homes early Thursday morning. The Chattanooga Fire Department - 12 companies total - responded to the call around 3 a.m. and witnesses a large fire. After checking to make sure the building was evacuated, fire

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 11:40:26

New school superintendent discusses plans for district with local business members

New Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Bryan Johnson told local business leaders Wednesday that students graduating from high school need to be prepared for at least one of three futures: to go on to college, join the armed forces or to go straight into the workforce. His plan to prepare student

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 05:11:29

Smith: The new clothes of the political left

In 1837 Danish author Hans Christian Anderson published" The Emperor's New Clothes," a fable that appeals to both children and adults. In a nutshell, two tailors deliver the emperor a suit of clothes that will delight all of his subjects except those "unfit for their positions, stupid or incompetent

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 04:25:34

Land: Economic development and a clean environment

Fairly or not, the Environmental Protection Agency has long held a reputation in some circles as the liberal hippie child of the U.S. government - a well-meaning kid who came back from college enthusiastic about hugging trees and fighting climate change, but nave about the way the world works. But w

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 04:23:15

Greeson: Great fare, and a farewell to CVB leader Bob Doak

When I was invited to the annual Chattanooga Area Convention and Visitors Bureau luncheon, my first thought was, "Sure, thanks." My second thought - considering the scrutiny the CVB has been under the last six months - was whether I should worry about what's on the menu. Sack of Krystals and water?

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 04:22:20

Registration deadline is Friday for UTC Fiddle Fest

Jim Wood has won more than 160 first prizes in folk music competitions, including at least seven fiddle championships. He holds 14 state championship titles on fiddle and mandolin (including Tennessee State Fiddle Champion five times) and was the founder of the Tennessee Fiddle Orchestra.Inge Wood i

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 04:15:36

Roy Exum: McQueen & Her TVAAS

If I am reading my Ouija Board right, I suspect the Hamilton County School Board will vote to allow a controversial “partnership” to be formed with the state Board of Education tonight at its monthly meeting. State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen has said she will demand the one-sided partner

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-21 05:57:33

Bob Tamasy: Five Stages Of Marriage - And Faith

Years ago, I heard someone make an astute observation about marriage. The speaker stated even the most successful marriages typically move through five stages: infatuation, disillusionment, misery, acceptance, and true love. There’s much wisdom in this assessment. On wedding day, both bride and groo

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-21 05:19:00

Judge postpones trial in crash that killed 6 for second time

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The trial of a truck driver charged with killing six people in a 2015 interstate crash has been postponed for the second time this year. The Chattanooga Times Free-Press reports Hamilton County Criminal Court Judge Don Poole postponed Benjamin Brewer's trial date after atto

WRCBTV.COM - 2017-09-21 11:18:00

Celebrate 'Paths to Peace' today in Coolidge Park

The United Nations International Day of Peace will be celebrated locally in Coolidge Park today, Sept. 21, from 3 to 7 p.m. Organized by The Center for Mindful Living, "Paths to Peace" is the local initiative of the United Nations event, which is being observed in cities throughout the United States

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-21 04:12:39

Gov. Haslam speaks out on SNAP requirements

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is speaking out about his decision to step up requirements to receive food stamps. Haslam came to Chattanooga for the annual Convention and Visitors Bureau Luncheon. This week, he announced that able bodied adults without dependants will soo

WDEF - 2017-09-20 20:24:18

Haslam calls latest GOP health reform plan "a home run for Tennessee"

Haslam signs letter with other governors endorsing Graham-Cassidy bill Gov. Bill Haslam speaks to press following the Chattanooga Rotary Club meeting Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Chattanooga, Tenn. Haslam spoke about health care and education among other topics du

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:10:36

Tire plant breaks ground in Rhea County after tax break agreement approved by state

Nokian Tyres selected Dayton, TN for its first U.S. manufacturing facility. (Image: Nokian Tyres) On Wednesday, a new tire manufacturing plant broke ground in Rhea County, promising to bring jobs to an area with one of the highest unemployment rates in the state of Tennessee. Nokian Tyres executives

WTVC - 2017-09-20 18:05:19