Chattanooga

Don’t try to be the next Silicon Valley

According to <i>Politico</i>, In “1983, Pittsburgh’s unemployment rate reached 17.1% and the city was losing more than 4,000 people a month. The steel industry that had built modern Pittsburgh, funded its museums and mansions, its football team and its aspiring middle class, was cratering, never to return.”<p>…

Silicon Valley

Overnighting at Chattanooga's One-of-a-kind Dove Men+Care Treehouse

This job is not without its perks. In the last ten years of running Vagabondish, we’ve been fortunate to crash at some pretty swank hotels around the …

Adventure Travel

Chattanooga selects committee to help in AD search

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Chattanooga has established a 12-member search committee to help identify candidates for its athletic director position.<p>The …

College & University

Virtual Reality: A tool for the future of business in Chattanooga

By Drake Farmer<p>Virtual reality offers users a peek into an augmented present. As virtual reality (VR) technology continues to advance, so do options …

Virtual Reality

11 points of interest in Chattanooga that put this southern city on the map

These are the places you need to see at least once.<p>While Chattanooga frequently flies under most travelers' radar, this small city is eager to prove …

North America

East Bound and Down: Chattanooga, Tennessee

In this corner of the country, the timezone "situation" can be a bit confusing. The city of Chattanooga, located in the southeastern corner of …

Cycling

One of America’s Most Startup-Friendly Cities Is in Tennessee

Eight years ago, you couldn’t find a person who was working on a startup in Chattanooga, Tenn. Today, this Southeastern city has quietly developed a …

Cities

Marching for Science in the Deeply Red – Deep South

<b>Q: What motivated you to take an active role in organizing a satellite March for Science in Chattanooga, Tennessee?</b><p>Chattanooga March for Science – …

Science

Newspaper publisher Ruth Sulzberger Holmberg dies

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Ruth Sulzberger Holmberg, longtime publisher of The Chattanooga Times and a member of the family that controls The New York …

Journalism

The South's coolest new hotels: The Dwell Hotel

The Dwell Hotel<p>Chattanooga, Tennessee<p>Photograph by Graham Yelton<p>From $225 | 123 miles from Atlanta <b><br>Directory:</b> Hip, historical, outdoor activities, …

Residents in rural Chattanooga almost had 10 Gbps internet until the State stepped in

Many attempts were made to get the law repealed, including petitioning the FCC before Tennessee lawmakers finally introduced a bill that would allow …

ISPs

Volkswagen to build new SUV in Chattanooga

Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) plans to build a new SUV at its plant in Chattanooga, according to VW Group of America's Hinrich Woebcken.<p>Th exec didn't …

Business

Comcast ‘Introduces’ Gigabit Fiber To City That’s Already Had It For 7 Years

Chattanooga, TN, has a gigabit fiber network that is basically the nation’s poster child for successful public broadband investment. Former FCC chair …

Chattanooga bus driver to be arraigned in crash that killed 6 children

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Tennessee school bus driver involved in a bus crash that killed six children last year will be arraigned Friday.<p>Six children between ages 6 to 10 died while more than a dozen others were injured in the crash in Chattanooga in November.<p>Driver Johnthony Walker faces various charges, …

Crime

'You'll End Up Dead or in Jail': One Teen Took Control of His Life to Become Part of Something Bigger

The first chapter of Nathaniel Love's story reads like countless other tales of a kid who got dealt a bad hand.<p>He was born to a teen mom in …

Love

Working at Krystal

Service with a smile. Hopefully.<p>These images from the Chattanooga History Center were produced as training materials for new hires at Krystal restaurants, a fast-food franchise founded in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1932.<p>With a menu centering around the bite-sized Krystal burger, the restaurant aimed …

Chattanooga Partners With IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga has partnered with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions for representation of its outbound ticket sales, as …

MW

School bus driver in deadly Chattanooga wreck indicted

A Tennessee man who was driving the school bus involved in a Chattanooga wreck that killed six children and injured more than 20 others in November …

Crime

15 Things We Love About Chattanooga

When the wanderlust kicks in, an outdoor oasis awaits you in the South’s Scenic City.<p>One glimpse of the skyline and natural wonder enveloping …

Country Lifestyle

SU assistant Kaufman departs for Chattanooga

Last week, running backs coach Mike Hart left the Syracuse Orange for the Indiana Hoosiers. The news was both surprising (he’s from the area) and not …

College Football

How Chattanooga aims to cut poverty with superfast internet

The city's gigabit network has earned it a reputation as a flourishing tech hub. Now, city leaders are trying to figure out how to spread the digital …

Poverty

Magee helps Wofford down Chattanooga, advance to semifinals (Mar 04, 2017)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Fletcher Magee hit a dagger of a 3-pointer to blunt a Chattanooga rally, finished with 24 points and Wofford broke away to …

Sports

Johnny Balik Teams Up With Peter Cottontale For New Single “I Need It”

The Chattanooga, Tennessee singer-songwriter introduces himself with a catchy declaration.<p>Johnny Balik has been steadily building a following on …

Music

Chattanooga Singer Johnny Balik Delivers A Refreshing Introduction With "I Need It"

Johnny Balik is a singer and songwriter hailing from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Over the last couple of years, the newcomer has been releasing songs of …

Music

Choo-Choo Choose Chattanooga, Tennessee for Your Next Spring Getaway

When it comes to Tennessee travel, Memphis and Nashville get all the love. But, during the last five years, the relatively pint-sized city of …

Travel

Mercer’s 47-point 2nd half upends Chattanooga 64-54 (Feb 25, 2017)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Jordan Strawberry scored 17 points and Ria’n Holland added 15, and Mercer erupted in the second half to beat Chattanooga …

College Basketball

Comcast's New Gigabit Service Isn't the Internet of the Future You've Been Waiting For

Everybody wants faster internet. Instead of investing in better technology like fiber, however, providers like Comcast seem intent on trying to …

Internet

Chattanooga sit-ins

Courageous high schoolers take on angry mobs and fire hoses<p>In February 1960, black activists kicked off a wave of protests against segregation across the South, beginning with sit-ins at a Woolworth’s in Greensboro, North Carolina.<p>The sit-ins spread to Nashville and then to Chattanooga, Tennessee, …

History

ETSU beats Chattanooga, pulls within half-game atop SoCon (Feb 18, 2017)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) T.J. Cromer and A.J. Merriweather scored 15 points apiece to lead East Tennessee State to a 65-51 victory over Chattanooga on …

College Basketball

ETSU beats Chattanooga, pulls within half-game atop SoCon

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — T.J. Cromer and A.J. Merriweather scored 15 points apiece to lead East Tennessee State to a 65-51 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday.<p>East Tennessee State (22-6, 12-3 Southern) has won four straight and eight of its last nine games, and pulled a half-game back of Furman …

College Basketball