Baylor Middle School Authors Attend Book Signing

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Nine Baylor Middle School students, along with 10 students from other area schools, were at Chattanooga's Barnes and Noble store to sign copies of their own published novels. 

Baylor seventh graders Frances Brantley, Chloe Crooks, Elisabeth Lau, Sophie Peirano, Paige Ryan, Carson Steele, Ellie Tomisek, and Gracie Tomisek and eighth grader Erika Lammon attended A Novel Idea camp last summer, each writing their own 25,000-word novel which was later published through Barnes and Noble.


TBI Announces 2019 Missing Children's Day Poster Contest

Girl Scouts Of The Southern Appalachians To Hold Free STEM Workshops At Chattanooga State Community College

Cannon Named 2018 Alum Of The Year For Lee’s Division Of Adult Learning


The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is calling on all fifth graders from across the state to participate in 2019 National Missing Children’s Day poster contest The annual contest, sponsored ... (click for more)

The United States STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) gap is widening each year. In an article published by U.S. News and World Report in August 2018, statistics were cited that ... (click for more)

Rodney Cannon was awarded the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award for Lee University’s Division of Adult Learning at a Homecoming department breakfast on Nov. 3. “Rodney returned to Lee University ... (click for more)


Student Scene

TBI Announces 2019 Missing Children's Day Poster Contest

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is calling on all fifth graders from across the state to participate in 2019 National Missing Children’s Day poster contest The annual contest, sponsored by the United States Department of Justice, strives to demonstrate America’s united effort to bring missing children home safely, while highlighting the importance of proactive education ... (click for more)

Girl Scouts Of The Southern Appalachians To Hold Free STEM Workshops At Chattanooga State Community College

The United States STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) gap is widening each year. In an article published by U.S. News and World Report in August 2018, statistics were cited that projected the STEM gap in manufacturing alone would lead to 2 million unfilled jobs by 2025. Together, Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) and Chattanooga State Community College ... (click for more)

Breaking News

County Putting $10 Million Toward New Shelter For Humane Education Society

County officials are committing $10 million toward a new shelter for the Humane Education Society (HES). Only Commissioner Tim Boyd spoke against the allocation at a commission meeting on Wednesday. He said a more urgent need was a $5 million training center for police, fire and emergency workers. County Finance Director Albert Kiser said the county came up with a total $14 ... (click for more)

Several Large Trucks Get Stuck On Lookout; 1 Demolishes Wall On Ochs Extension

Lookout Mountain, Tn., Commissioner Jim Bentley said there has been a lot of concern with large trucks on Ochs Highway. In the past month five different trucks have been stuck at the top of the road. Additionally, a large truck hit and demolished the rock wall at the top curve on Ochs Extension. These roads are both owned and maintained by the city of Chattanooga. Commissioner ... (click for more)

Opinion

Thanks To First Volunteer Bank

Thank you to the Highway 58 branch of First Volunteer Bank. On behalf of the Ernie Pyle Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, I would like to express our appreciation to the manager and staff of the HIghway 58 Branch of First Volunteer Bank for putting on a Veterans Day lunch in the lobby of your bank on Friday, Nov. 9. It was a cold and rainy day and Army, Marines ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Lamar Rants

Being a child of the South, I’ve marveled at our funny sayings for all of my life. I’ve been at a football game and heard a disgruntled fan in the stands say of his team’s quarterback, “That boy couldn’t play dead in a cowboy movie.” I’ve been at the Sunday supper table and heard, “I’m of a mind each one of his sermons is better than the next.” And I’ve sat in a Saturday morning ... (click for more)