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Chattanoogan.com was launched Sept. 1, 1999, as one of the first full-service web-only daily newspapers in the country. Since that date, it has proven to be a pace-setter in the rapidly-developing field of Internet news publishing and has drawn a wide following and readership.

Publisher is John Wilson, who was a staff writer for 28 years for the Chattanooga News-Free Press.

Those involved early included Chris Cairns, Michaela Miller, Xavier Cabezas, Shane Ashley, Jim Ashley, Irby Park and Tad Evearitt.

Other key members of Chattanoogan.com include sports writers John Hunt, Tim Evearitt, Randy Smith, Paul Payne, James Beach and Larry Fleming, sports editors and writers Greg and Sara Davick, and writers Judy Frank and Gail Perry. Editors include Marcy Bryant, Jenny Gienapp and Jana Hinton. Dennis Norwood and M.A. Locke are valued photographers. Many beautiful photos are contributed by Lawson Whitaker. Mark Herndon and Carmen and Patrick O'Hagan are regular contributors from the music scene.

Our regular contributors include a number of talented writers: Roy Exum, John Shearer  and others. Technical support is by Ed Sunder.

The Chattanooga firm threeHD (later NDP) has developed our unique redesign that we believe will serve as a blueprint for many similar full-service web-only daily newspapers around the United States and the world. Contact us concerning how we can help you set up a similar Internet newspaper in your city using our model.

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Former Montevallo Finance Official Named County Schools Chief Finance Officer

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Chattanooga Police Officer Involved In Shooting Early Tuesday Morning; Clifton Gorman Spencer, Jr., 35, Was Killed


Mary Ellen Heuton, CPA, is joining the team at Hamilton County Schools as the chief financial officer. She will replace Brent Goldberg, who transitioned to the private sector earlier this year. ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ALLEN, TRAVIS C 1214 VITTOE RD CHICKAMAUGA, 30707 Age at Arrest: 26 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga THEFT OF PROPERTY UNDER ... (click for more)

A Chattanooga Police officer was involved in a fatal shooting early Tuesday morning. Clifton Gorman Spencer, Jr., 35, was the man killed. At approximately 7:52 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Former Montevallo Finance Official Named County Schools Chief Finance Officer

Mary Ellen Heuton, CPA, is joining the team at Hamilton County Schools as the chief financial officer. She will replace Brent Goldberg, who transitioned to the private sector earlier this year. Ms. Heuton comes to Hamilton County from the University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Al., where she served as the vice president of Business Affairs. Before Montevallo, Ms. Heuton served ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ALLEN, TRAVIS C 1214 VITTOE RD CHICKAMAUGA, 30707 Age at Arrest: 26 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga THEFT OF PROPERTY UNDER 1000 --- BECK VALLE, KURSTIE LENNA 2713 CURTIS ST CHATTANOOGA, 37406 Age at Arrest: 29 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga VIOLATION OF PROBATION (POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED ... (click for more)

Opinion

We Must Love

I feel it too. It is easy to hate. Maybe we could try harder to love. Hate seeps into our bones, rules our integrity, and convinces us to forsake those we love. Hate is toxic. It spreads to our neighbors; people we once trusted. It spreads to our coworkers and friends; people who once trusted us. We lose sight of what truly matters. That is what we have in common now. Is ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Bunch Of Hogwash

There are those who fault Donald Trump for the unkind divisiveness that is “the second plague” roiling the United States right now. But did you notice that when the brilliant Amy Coney Barrett was approved by the Senate to become our newest Supreme Court Justice, the entirety of “those” Democrat Senators voted against her? I tend to believe many who voted ‘no’ would actually support ... (click for more)

Sports

Roadrunners Come Up Short In Bid For Fifth-Straight Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate Title

The Roadrunners didn't get their fifth-straight win in the event, but they made a furious comeback that came up just short as Dalton State finished 2 nd with an 869 (+5) in the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Links at Kahite in Vonore, Tenn. on Saturday and Sunday. Host Tennessee Wesleyan finished in 1 st at 863 (-1), just 6 strokes in front of the Roadrunners. Reinhardt ... (click for more)

Lady Roadrunner Cross Country Team Edged 37-38 Southeastern At South Carolina Meet

The Roadrunners traveled to Bluffton, South Carolina in search of good NAIA competition. They found it in 17th-ranked Southeastern (Fla.). The race was intense and was a nail biter for the full five kilometers. The Lady Birds ran well but came up one point short of beating Southeastern. The final tally was 37 to 38, with both teams easily outpacing third place Ave Maria (Fla.) who ... (click for more)