Lecture At UTC Exploring Parenting And Infant Development Postponed

Monday, January 27, 2014


The UTC lecture on “Stone Age Babies (And Parents) In a Space Age World: Still Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature” by Dr. James McKenna, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has been postponed due to weather conditions affecting Dr. McKenna’s travel.  

The new date will be announced as soon as one is confirmed.



Bright School “Master Builders” Summer Camp Features Session With PlayCore Playground Designers

PlayCore designers Max Moody and Steven Dupree visited Bright School’s “Master Builders” summer camp this week to explain how playgrounds go from vision to implementation. Bright School has partnered with Chattanooga company PlayCore to construct the last phase of an early childhood playground project which includes the addition of a central play structure, a “mountain lookout” ... (click for more)

House, Senate Education Leaders Discuss Efforts To Replace No Child Left Behind

House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-Minn.), Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, Senate Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and House Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-Va.) met Thursday to discuss proceeding with a conference committee to resolve differences in the House- and Senate-passed bills to replace ... (click for more)

Dodd Arrested After 2 Bank Robberies In 3 Days

Chattanooga Police have arrested 32-year-old Christopher Joseph Dodd in connection with two local bank robberies in three days.          The First TN Bank at 4430 Highway 58 was robbed on Monday at approximately 11:30 a.m.          The Cohutta Bank at 5613 Highway 153 was robbed ... (click for more)

Young Man Involved In Incident That Led To A Murder Gets Diversion, Praise For Testifying

A young man who was involved in an incident that led to a murder has been given diversion and praised for testifying against co-defendants. Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman said a conviction for facilitation of an aggravated robbery can be expunged if Dustin Hayes gets in no further trouble for six years. The judge said, "We wouldn't be dealing with 40 shootings a year ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Strong

The hearts, minds and prayers of Tennesseans, and of the entire nation, have been turned toward Chattanooga this month.  We are sickened and saddened by the senseless tragedy, and we grieve for the families of the five service members who were killed, Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan, Sgt. Carson A. Holmquist, Lance Cpl. Squire “Skip” K. Wells, Staff Sgt. David A. Wyatt and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Dr. Palmer, You’re Toast

America is absolutely furious! By 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon there were 36,000 people who had petitioned the White House to extradite Walter Palmer, who is today the most despised man in all of North America. On the Yelp.com website, that promotes his dentistry business in Eden Prairie, Minn, over 6,000 had posted violent, vulgar and vicious notes and, for the record, 60 of them ... (click for more)