PHOTOS: Missionary Ridge Road Race

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Runners gathered at Bragg Reservation on Missionary Ridge Saturday for the 47th Missionary Ridge road race.


Readers Can Take Part In Chattanoogan.com Prep Picks

High School Football Kicks Off This Week

Female Head Coaches Thriving On Rocky Top


It’s back! Yes, after a brief hiatus, the ever-popular Chattanoogan.com Pick ‘em Poll is returning! Our crack panel of Chattanooga-area sports gurus includes sportscasters Dave Staley of ... (click for more)

The much anticipated start of the high school football season is this week and a total of 180 games will be played during Week 1. Five games feature region matchups: Knoxville Halls at ... (click for more)

Tennessee enters the 2019-20 academic year with seven female head coaches, more than any other school in the Southeastern Conference. Forty seven percent (seven of 15) of UT's head coaches ... (click for more)


Sports

Female Head Coaches Thriving On Rocky Top

Tennessee enters the 2019-20 academic year with seven female head coaches, more than any other school in the Southeastern Conference. Forty seven percent (seven of 15) of UT's head coaches are female, which also easily leads the league. Those statistics are fitting for the university at which arguably the greatest female head coach in American sporting history—the late ... (click for more)

Cleveland State Cross Country Runs For Charity

Cleveland State Cross Country will have a very beneficial pre-season tune up on Saturday, not just for their team, but also for the community of Cleveland. The Cougars and Lady Cougars will run the Race to Achieve 5K as a warm-up for their first meet at Covenant College on Friday, Aug. 30 at 6:00 PM. The Race To Achieve raises money for the Junior Achievement of the Ocoee ... (click for more)

Breaking News

State Dismisses Manslaughter Charge Against Jadarius Knox; Anguished Mother Of Victim Says "He Didn't Have To Kill Him"

The District Attorney's Office on Thursday dismissed a voluntary manslaughter charge against Jadarius Knox, saying evidence in the case in which Dakota Biddle was killed showed a self defense theory could be found to be valid. Knox was original charged with criminal homicide in the May 2018 incident on Basswood Drive, but it was reduced to voluntary manslaughter at the Grand ... (click for more)

Lookout Mountain, Ga. Town Center Work To Start Soon; Jim Sabourin Resigns From Council And Is Replaced By Kevin Leckenby

After eight years of talking and planning, Lookout Mountain, Ga., is ready to begin building a new Town Center. To begin with there will be two municipal buildings, City Hall and a fire station. The design of the area has space for private developers to build commercial buildings in the future. Adhering to design guidelines provided by the city and aiming for a cost of $2.8 ... (click for more)

Opinion

Are There Too Many Hamilton County Schools?

Two recent articles reveal a great deal about the present state of local public education. Mixing and matching information and reading between the lines reveals even more. First, there is that loooonnnngg list of Top Hamilton County Schools Salaries 2019. That nearly incredible list covers only salaries from $70,000 and up, and includes 290 different individuals -- approaching ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Drum Major For Peace

There have been many Christmas Seasons when I have looked high and low for Christmas Cards that included the poem, “One Solitary Life.” I came across the revered poem easily over 40 years ago during a kiddie matinee at the famed Radio City Music Hall, which is in midtown Manhattan. The Radio Music Hall is huge – it can comfortably seat 6,000 – and so awesome is the Christmas Spectacular ... (click for more)