PHOTOS: Memorial Completes Major Expansion Project

Monday, June 9, 2014

Memorial Health Care System on Monday celebrated completion of a major expansion


Local Publix Stores Raise Over $25,000 For New Children’s Hospital At Erlanger

Publix Super Markets customers and associates in Chattanooga and Cleveland wrapped up their 26th annual Miracle Balloon campaign, raising $25,396 for the new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger.  From June 10-July 1, Publix team members sold Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Miracle Balloons coupons at the register.  Funds raised by local Publix locations will go directly ... (click for more)

5 Governors To Testify At Hearing On Stabilizing Premiums In The Individual Market

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) Wednesday announced the Senate health committee will hear Sept. 7 from governors representing the states of Massachusetts, Montana, Tennessee, Utah and Colorado.  They are Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, Governor Steve Bullock of Montana, Governor Bill Haslam of Tennessee, Governor ... (click for more)

TVA Budget Remains Flat For FY 2018; Includes 1.5 Percent Retail Rate Increase

The Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors on Wednesday approved a $10.37 billion budget that will keep TVA on track to achieving its long-range goals of improving financial and operational performance and reducing debt. The FY 2018 budget keeps operating and maintenance spending flat, maintains low energy costs and invests in TVA’s generation and transmission systems.  ... (click for more)

Girlfriend Says Wright Was Driving Her PT Cruiser When He Left With Pair Whose Bodies Were Found At Cemetery

The girlfriend of William Howard Wright testified Tuesday that Wright and "Little Tony" were with two youths whose bodies were afterward found in a cemetery at Shepherd. General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck bound two counts of criminal homicide and especially aggravated robbery to the Grand Jury against Wright. A 17-year-old is facing similar charges. The girlfriend ... (click for more)

Is This Really About Slavery?

The greatest thing that came out of the American Civil War came after the cessation of hostilities. After four years of deadly, devastating, agonizing war and over 600,000 Americans had died, the armies came to a halt. The killing ended, but the suffering continued for many of the wounded and those whose homes and fortunes had gone up in smoke and been left as rubble. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Ordinary To Extraordinary

A handsome black guy, from the looks of it still in high school, appeared in a video during the A Celebration of Valor luncheon at the Chattanooga Convention Center Tuesday afternoon and described a Medal of Honor winner. Easily over 500 were there, including our famed Charles Coolidge, and all heard this young achiever say, “A Medal recipient is an ordinary person who performs ... (click for more)