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Great Care At Memorial Hospital

A couple months ago I developed a bad case of chest congestion. It seemed that all I did was cough, hark and spit. I don't know how that much of gunk can come out of one person. As the congestion seemed to go away another problem popped up. The new problem was when I got up to walk to another room, suddenly the rate of my breathing and heart rate would increase greatly. At times ... (click for more)

Baylor Helps Reflate Economy With State-Sponsored $13 Million In Red Ink

A government body’s creation of F$13 million in bonds for an exclusive private school in Chattanooga is a picture of commercial government writ rich.   This week a city board issued a bond to support capital improvements and debt retirement at Baylor School, nestled along the north shore of the Tennessee River. The issuer of the freshly minted dollars is the city’s health, ... (click for more)

Bill To Get Delta Queen Floating Again Blocked By 2 Senators

A bill to get the historic Delta Queen plying the rivers again sailed through the U.S. House, but it was blocked in the Senate in the closing days of this year's Congressional session. Senators Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Ben Cardin, D-Md.,cited concerns by the U.S. Coast Guard on whether the boat might be a fire trap. Ohio's senators had worked to get the bill passed ... (click for more)

Northwest Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.4 Percent In November

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Northwest Georgia region was 6.4 percent in November, down six-tenths of a percentage point from 7.0 percent in October. The rate in November of last year was also 7.0 percent. The rate fell as new layoffs, measured by initial unemployment insurance (UI) claims, dropped to 3,179 in November, ... (click for more)

My Childhood Romance with Baseball Cards and the Game Itself

It was early spring and red alert had sounded among the kids as rumor had it the new Topps baseball cards were in the stores. For my friends and I on Lookout Mountain in the mid-to-late 1950s that meant one thing. Gathering as much spare change as possible – from our mothers purse (with or without permission), finding a few coins under the cushions of the living room sofa ... (click for more)

Five From Area Voted To TSWA All-State Volleyball Team

 Ooltewah's Cortlyn Ison and Hanna Matthews, Soddy-Daisy's Chloe Mitchell and Hahhan Robertson and Walker Valley's Madison Prett have been voted to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class AAA all-state volleyball team.   TSWA All-State Volleyball Teams Class AAA Katie Kemp, Brentwood High, setter Jenny Roy, Brentwood High, middle hitter ... (click for more)