Lifestyles

Catoosa County Parks and Recreation has announced the unification of Boynton Youth Sports Association and Ringgold Youth Sports Association. The two groups are now one, run by CCPR, with an advisory committee that has members from both formerly individual associations, says Caitlin Conduff, …

This summer, Oliver and I traveled to Maine for vacation, but when you are in real estate, you are never far away from your work. In our industry, we are always a phone call, text or email away. As some have said, today’s cell phones can be a blessing or a curse. You can work from anywhere n…

Fascinating people can be found in all sorts of places. Take 18-year-old Jacob Hays, who can be found at the Catoosa County Library shelving books and helping patrons or sitting in class at the University of Tennessee or riding the mountain bike he constructed from parts he bought on eBay or…

On Saturday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m., Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will present a special 45-minute program at the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District focusing on how the Cherokee felt under the influence of English trade and, ultimately, the real cost of that trade.

Award-winning documentary highlights the only all-African American, all-female unit to deploy overseas during World War II. Producers and promoters are looking for descendants of 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion veterans from the greater Chattanooga region.

My late grandmother, Yvonne Nuhrah, was an Avon lady extraordinaire. She perfected what we kids and grandkids dubbed “the Avon walk.” Though standing only a bit over five feet tall, when she started around the neighborhood with any of us in tow, her feet seemed to take on a Roadrunner whirli…

New year’s “resolutions and goals” have been set, if you set them. Now what? Did you start them? Did you continue for the first two weeks of the year, but find yourself already falling short in your goal if not a total failure already?

Lynn Long of Fort Oglethorpe quit smoking when he had a heart attack at the age of 59. “I had just run to the convenience store,” he says, “and bought a carton of Viceroys. I lit one up before I got home and I walked in the door feeling sick.”

Every now and then, someone will treat me like I’m a big deal. Now, you and I both know I am not a big deal. But, because I’m on TV in my town, it’s not unusual for someone to make a fuss. I always thank them, because I appreciate the kind words.

Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Jakob Morgan from Rossville stands watch as a phone talker on the port bridge wing of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) as the ship conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler USNS John…

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, over the four-year period of 2013-2016, 48.4% of Americans were using prescription drugs. Of those, 24% were using three or more and 12.6% were using five or more.

I had a unicorn in church today. Not a four-legged, mythical kind of unicorn, mind you, but a two-legged unicorn in a pretty pink dress. She came twirling up onto the platform to greet me as she, and most of our other young kids in church, do each week. She had a unicorn headband on, with a …

McFarland United Methodist Church opened its doors in Rossville in the 1920s, moving from its location just over the line in Tennessee, where it had been since the late 1800s, to land donated by the McFarland family.

Natural disasters can strike at any time. People in the path of such disasters can have their lives turned upside down in a matter of moments. Knowing what to do, including who to call, when a natural disaster strikes can help people get back on their feet.

In the event of an emergency, particularly weather-related disasters with high winds like hurricanes, safety officials urge homeowners to take shelter in the safest room in their homes.

I came across this recently, which I wrote six years ago. The only thing I will add is that it doesn’t matter what the movement or activity is. Whether walking, running, swimming or cycling, I find the connections with God, friends and the community of people I “move” with. In each activity,…

Confession is good for the soul, so they say. What better place to confess than right here, for all to see?

If you’re having trouble parting with your Christmas tree, here’s a fact to motivate you: Nearly one-third, or 29 percent, of U.S. home fires that begin with Christmas trees occurs in January.

Gadzooks! Can it really be 2020? That sounds more like what I wish my vision was than an actual year. Wasn’t it only yesterday when we sat holding our breath awaiting Y2K and wondering if all the computers in the world would go crazy and die? The only thing that happened was that a bunch of …