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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.

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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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Jerry Seinfeld Comes To The Tivoli May 28

Rodney Dion Lough, 45, Arrested In Bradley County For Theft Of Travel Trailer

Red Cross Statement On 2019 Novel Coronavirus


Jerry Seinfeld will perform at the Tivoli Theatre on Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $160 and $85 and are available at Ticketmaster.com and the Tivoli Theatre ... (click for more)

Detectives from the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Property Crimes Division have recovered a stolen 25-foot travel trailer and arrested Rodney Dion Lough, 45, for its theft. Lough has been ... (click for more)

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Breaking News

Jerry Seinfeld Comes To The Tivoli May 28

Jerry Seinfeld will perform at the Tivoli Theatre on Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $160 and $85 and are available at Ticketmaster.com and the Tivoli Theatre Box Office. Review for Jerry Seinfeld: Actor and comedian Jerry Seinfeld made his stand-up debut at an open mic night in 1976 and appeared on The Tonight Show in 1981. After starring ... (click for more)

Rodney Dion Lough, 45, Arrested In Bradley County For Theft Of Travel Trailer

Detectives from the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Property Crimes Division have recovered a stolen 25-foot travel trailer and arrested Rodney Dion Lough, 45, for its theft. Lough has been charged with theft over $2,500 and fugitive from justice. On Feb. 21, BCSO Property Crimes detectives received reports of a stolen 25-foot 2010 Coachmen Catalina travel trailer from Freewill ... (click for more)

Opinion

Good Urban Design

Chattanooga is enjoying a robust movement to plan developments in a number of downtown neighborhoods, and there is good reason to believe that well designed development should be welcomed. The opposite is also true, that bad or poorly designed development should not be welcomed, especially if it seriously degrades the existing neighborhood. In the case of a sought after rezoning ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: AG Barr: What Has Happened To Us?

About 48 hours ago, William Barr, the Attorney General of the United States, delivered the keynote address at the 2020 National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Nashville at the Opryland complex. As many of you know, Barr has been the subject of heavy barrage in Washington and from The White House. In the last two weeks, over 2,000 Department of Justice types have, in a written ... (click for more)

Sports

Lady Vols Prevail Over Ole Miss, 77-66, On Senior Night

The Lady Vols prevailed over an upset-minded Ole Miss team on Thursday, taking a 77-66 win on Senior Night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Junior Rennia Davis was Tennessee's (19-9, 9-6 SEC) high scorer, recording her 28th career double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Freshman Tamari Key and sophomore Rae Burrell were also in double figures, with Key scoring a career high ... (click for more)

CFC Signs Midfielder Carr And Defender Reynolds

Chattanooga Football Club is thrilled to announce the signing of midfielder Kyle Carr and defender Sean Reynolds for the historic 2020 campaign with NISA. Kyle comes to the Scenic City from USL One franchise Lansing Ignite, where he was viewed as a lynchpin at the base of the midfield and a steadfast, consistent player. “I’m very excited to play in Chattanooga for Chattanooga ... (click for more)