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Past articles by Jake:

One-fourth of Hamilton County students register for online options

Hamilton County Schools Spokesperson Tim Hensley tells Channel 3 they wanted to make sure parents had as many options as possible. → Read More

UPDATE: Experts offer safety tips after Foster Falls hiker rescue

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Rescue was called to assist after a woman fell at Foster Falls in Marion County. → Read More

UPDATE: City council passes 2020-21 budget after court denies petition to stop final vote

The council passed the budget in a vote of 8-1, with Councilman Anthony Byrd voting 'no' for a second time. → Read More

COVID-19 case spike in Rhea County linked to Evansville farm

It's been reported the cluster of cases came from a group of workers. They have since been isolated and will remain isolated. → Read More

UPDATE: COVID-19 cases confirmed at Orange Grove Center in Chattanooga

Administrators tell Channel 3, five residents and two staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

UPDATE: Third Life Care Center of Athens resident dies from COVID-19

A release from Life Care Center also reports a rise in the number of staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

UPDATE: Severe weather claims woman's life in Marion County

Sheriff Bo Burnett says a woman was killed off the Kimball Cove Road area after she was swept away by floodwaters. → Read More

Local man denied COVID-19 testing even with doctors referral

A local man claims he tried the health department and even went to the emergency room for his symptoms and was denied COVID-19 testing. → Read More

Tennessee Aquarium lays off 112 part-time employees amid Coronavirus concerns

The tourism industry in Chattanooga is also taking a big hit from the Coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

UPDATE: McMinn County sales tax increase passes in 50-49 percent vote

The money from the tax increase would go to local schools in the county. → Read More

Nonprofits given chance to appeal district fees by CBID Board

The Downtown YMCA, United Way, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and Second Presbyterian Church all applied for that exemption last month, but were denied by the financial committee. → Read More

Businesses react to Chattanooga Film Festival coming to Southside

Business owners nearby say they are excited about all the foot traffic the festival will bring. → Read More

Jasper sewage issue affecting residents, Marion County High School

Rose Dawson lives off Pottery Street in Jasper, and since Wednesday, her yard has been covered with sewage water and what she tells us are bits of toilet paper. → Read More

UPDATE: Chattanooga City Council passes ban extension of electric scooters and bicycles

The ordinance indefinitely bans the use of dockless electric scooters and bicycles within Chattanooga city limits. → Read More

#DECISION2020: More people registering to vote online in Tennessee

The deadline to register online in Tennessee is at midnight. → Read More

SCHOOL PATROL: New facilities study suggests closing 11 schools in Hamilton County

MGT Consulting Group, which was hired by the Hamilton County School Board, has been collecting data for six months to help utilize space and create a better educational environment for students. → Read More

ONLY ON 3: Plane crash victim's husband sues pilot's estate

The husband of the woman killed in a plane crash last January filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the pilot's estate this week, claiming he flew recklessly and causing the plane to crash. → Read More

Local neighborhood hit by car break-ins again; residents consider moving

Neighbors told Channel 3 about a string of break-ins that happened last year off Mauldeth Road. Now, residents are worried this problem is never going away. → Read More

UPDATE: Disabled veteran dies following explosion at Chattanooga home

Chattanooga Fire Department spokesperson Lindsey Rogers says the 57-year-old veteran was using a mixture of gasoline and oil to burn the stump. → Read More

Old remains found on development site in Chattanooga

Human remains that could date back to thousands of years ago were discovered at a development site off Lupton Drive on Wednesday. → Read More