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Nov. 24

The Chattanooga Hungry Turkey Half Marathon and 5K will take place in Coolidge Park starting at 8:45 a.m. All ages are welcome and the event will benefit Chattanooga Sports Ministries. Runners will receive a commemorative Hungry Turkey quarter zip, a finisher medal and cinnamon rolls at the finish line. For more information and to register, visit tennesseeruns.com/chattanoogahungryturkeyrun.

Dec. 2

Boynton United Methodist Church and Boynton Baptist Church host Christmas at the Farm, 5:30 p.m. at Willow Tree Farms. Santa, hayrides, Children's activities, music, a message, petting zoo, a fire pit, hot beverages and snacks. Admission is free, however, canned  food donations for Christ Chapel Share and Care Mission, or cleaning supplies for the Family Crisis Center are welcome. (706) 866-2626 or 952-1551 or visit www.boyntonumc.org or www.boyntonbaptist.com. Willow Tree Farms is at 607 Post Oak Road in Ringgold. 

Dec. 7, 8

The Chattanooga Christian School Holiday Market and Variety Show from 5-7:30 p.m. iThe Holiday Market includes pottery, textiles, knitted and woven accessories, woodworking, ornaments, handmade decor, and a wide range of jewelry, along with a photobooth, live nativity petting zoo and kids games. The Variety Show, which begins at 7 p.m., will feature the school's theatre department, alongside talented student musicians and singers. Tickets: Holiday Market is free and Variety Show tickets are $5 at https://www.ccsk12.com/fine-arts/fine-arts-events Contact Lauren Delamater at LDelamater@ccsk12.com with questions.


Investigation Finds There Was No Threat To Soddy Daisy Middle School Student

Roadside Motels Had Their Heyday Until The Freeway Ruined Things; They Are Featured In Chattanooga In Old Photos

Latest Bradley County Arrest Report


An investigation found there was no threat to a Soddy Daisy Middle School student as was rumored, authorities said. On Monday a Soddy Daisy Middle School administrator was made aware of an ... (click for more)

Roadside motels run by Mom and Pop had their heyday in the early days of motor travel up until the 1950s and 1960s. Then the freeways came along and suddenly their traffic was virtually gone. ... (click for more)

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Investigation Finds There Was No Threat To Soddy Daisy Middle School Student

An investigation found there was no threat to a Soddy Daisy Middle School student as was rumored, authorities said. On Monday a Soddy Daisy Middle School administrator was made aware of an alleged rumor that a male student had threatened a female student. The School Resource Officer was notified and began an investigation. After following up on the alleged rumor, it was ... (click for more)

Roadside Motels Had Their Heyday Until The Freeway Ruined Things; They Are Featured In Chattanooga In Old Photos

Roadside motels run by Mom and Pop had their heyday in the early days of motor travel up until the 1950s and 1960s. Then the freeways came along and suddenly their traffic was virtually gone. A long list of the roadside motels that once thrived in and around Chattanooga are featured in the new book Chattanooga in Old Photos, sponsored by Chattanoogan.com. Some of those pictured ... (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: ‘Easy Eddie’ & Butch

Not an hour’s drive from where I now sit is one of the best restaurants in all of Tennessee. Its been some years since I last ate supper at High Point, a legendary mansion restored to elegance by the current owners but, back in the ‘60s, I got a wide-eyed teenager’s peek at the place one Sunday afternoon. What’s this? 14-inch walls filled with sand to stop a G-man’s bullet? Escape ... (click for more)

Sports

Pruitt Looks For Vols To Maintain Momentum

The Tennessee football team returned to the practice at Haslam Field Monday, coming off of its second win over a ranked opponent this season. Head coach Jeremy Pruitt, who became the first Tennessee head coach to defeat two ranked teams in his first season since Phillip Fulmer in 1993, reflected on the win over Kentucky and looked ahead to Saturday's home finale against Missouri ... (click for more)