TBI Identifies Murder Victim As McMinnville Woman

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation overnight positively identified the female murder victim found shot and burned in Coffee County as Connie Lou Brown, 51, of McMinnville. She has no fixed street address. 

At this time, no arrests have been made. 


Stokes Photo Book Includes Pictures Of 2 Churches Whose Steeples Were Shortened

The Stokes Photo Book includes pictures of two Chattanooga churches whose steeples were shortened. Tall, ornate steeples at the First Congregational Church at MLK Boulevard and Lindsay Street and the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church on Eighth Street were lowered - apparently due to safety concerns. One of the tall steeples at the Catholic Church is still intact. The ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: UTC Has Official Opening For New Library

UTC on Thursday held the official opening for its new library at Vine and Douglas (click for more)

Shelley Andrews Will Be Missed - And Response

Shelley Andrews was one of the kindest, most thoughtful and most effective laborers in our community.  Her work with the Friends of Moccasin Bend was exemplary.  She listened, she learned and she led with dignity and class. Her brave battle with ovarian cancer was a testament to her positive spirit and commitment to her work on behalf of the people of this region. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: This One’s For ‘Grifter’

Back in October of 2013 a Facebook page called “OAF Nation” was created to “boost the morale” of the heroes who make up our nation’s military.” It was tongue-in-cheek satire, putting funny captions on every-day pictures that showed members of the Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard as they defended our country. Our fighting men and women loved it. It quickly went viral and today ... (click for more)

McCallie Promotes Three in Athletics Dept

McCallie School has announced the promotion of three employees into administrative roles in the Athletic Office. Jeff Romero, Mike Newman and Ralph Potter have all been promoted to new or reconfigured positions.  “From a practical standpoint, responsibilities of a modern athletic program have grown beyond the ability of a single person to manage,” said Associate Headmaster ... (click for more)

UTC Softball Team Prepares for 2015 Season

It’s nine days to the season opener – Plainsman Invite (Auburn, Ala.) – and the UTC Indoor Softball Facility at Warner Park was alive with the sounds of batting and infield practice Wednesday afternoon as the 20 Lady Moc players plus coaches were on hand for 2015 Media Day. Located in their familiar spot as pre-season Southern Conference favorites, UTC returns a strong ... (click for more)