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I-24 Eastbound Crashes

(SMYRNA, TN) Around 7:25AM Tuesday morning (9/27/2022), a single-vehicle crash shut-down one lane eastbound of I-24 (toward Chattanooga, mm 69) at the Almaville Road exit. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that a 49-year-old Castalian Springs resident was driving his 1997 Toyota Carolla when he got off the interstate and struck a tree.
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Best of intentions… not always executed the way we hoped

I take a lot of heat for high school football. “You write too much,” or “You don’t write enough,” or “You write more about the other school,” or “The articles are old in the paper,” or “You just leave and go back to the office at halftime” or “{Insert player here} didn’t get enough coverage” or “I just want a stat box without your commentary” or, one of my favorite, “You don’t care about {insert high school here} team at all.” For those that haven’t heard me rail against it previously, I have received multiple death threats over high school football. Though I will offer that my pre-season snafu that caused the most uproar may have helped create enough of a chip on their shoulder to go win the school’s first state championship…just sayin’.
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Study reveals most marked up new cars in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – There are a lot of factors driving up the price of new cars. Inflation, production shutdowns, supply chain issues, and the microchip shortage. The bottom line is there are more of us shopping for new cars than the manufacturers can deliver. So it’s no surprise that...

A Pretty Klassy Etiquette Presentation

On a very pretty Wednesday the Zeta Kappa chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and the Lambda Iota chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. held an etiquette presentation. They named this event Pretty Klassy. “Today we collaborated with the Lambda Iota chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc...

Police Briefs for Sept. 26

The following information was compiled from ERPD “pass along” reports. Officer responded to reports of violence against students participating in a planned walk-out protest. Police assisted school security officers with insuring no unwanted parties gained access to the property. 4100 Ringgold Rd (Pedestrian Struck 22-013279):. A 72-year-old female...

Pedestrian killed on Lookout Mountain Sunday night

HINKLE, Georgia (WDEF) – A pedestrian was hit and killed Sunday evening on Lookout Mountain in Georgia. The Georgia State Patrol says it happened on Highway 157 below Hinkle. They say the 51 year old man was walking in the middle of the lane when a Toyota 4 Runner...

NewTerra Compost Is Finalist For Idea Leap Grant Contest

NewTerra Compost, a composting operation in Wildwood, is one of five finalists in the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union (TVFCU) fifth annual Idea Leap Grant contest. These entrepreneurs will participate in a pitch competition as they strive to win one of five grants to support and expand their small business – grand prize: $50,000, first place: $20,000, and three runners-up: $10,000.

From Chattanooga to Surgery in Murfreesboro - Duo Celebrates New Jobs and Wedding Anniversary this Fall

(Rutherford County, TN) Three years ago on September 21, 2019, Dr. Nadine Rampp and Dr. Bobby Rampp declared their love for each other and married in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Among other interests, they shared a unique passion for the medical world. While they were both in a surgery residency program at The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga, they met, fell in love, and started their life together.

Stevens Is County’s Newest Game Warden

Stetson Stevens, from Dade County, is Dade County’s newest game warden with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. “I was very fortunate to have parents and grandparents that kept me outside, in the woods, out on the water. I was always fishing, I always loved to hunt. I was always riding on 4-wheelers, too. I have always been interested in all of that,” Stevens said.

High speed progress: UTC hails EPB’s 25 gig internet upgrade

What happens when unprecedented innovation meets unprecedented opportunity? Billions in economic activity, millions in research funding and one very productive partnership. In 2010, local utility and broadband provider EPB brought Chattanooga the nation’s first 1-gigabit internet connection. In 2015, a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga scientist began researching the potential of smart electric grids to harness high-speed broadband to address urban environmental problems such as pollution and congestion.

Chattanooga State Gearing Up For This Saturday's Latin Festival

Chattanooga State’s upcoming Latin Festival on October 1 has already generated a lot of excitement within the community. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on ChattState’s main campus on Amnicola Highway. Chattanooga State’s Latin Festival serves to honor and recognize the American...

Syndication: The Oklahoman

Oklahoma State quarterback Spencer Sanders before a college football game between the Oklahoma State Cowboys (OSU) and the Arizona State Sun Devils at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. Oklahoma State won 34-17 Osu Vs Asu