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Past articles by Grace:

Native plant sale underway at Reflection Riding

The Reflection Riding native plant sale runs every Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. → Read More

UPDATE: Red Bank Baptist hands out thousands of free food boxes

Pastor Gregg Hauss says in the past few months, they've given out 13,000 free food boxes through a USDA program. → Read More

Ice on the Landing opening for holiday season

The rink reopens for the season Friday, with a few adjustments because of COVID-19. → Read More

SCARY GOOD TIME: Health officials recommend CDC guidelines for safe Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and health officials are reminding people to celebrate safely amid the pandemic. → Read More

Dread Hollow makes COVID safety changes ahead of Thursday opening

The Dread Hollow team says it wouldn’t be Halloween without a good scare. → Read More

Census bureau pushing for more workers in rural counties

Today marks one month until the Census Bureau wraps up its 2020 efforts. → Read More

UPDATE: Group for trafficking survivors holds a virtual fundraiser with Channel 3’s Julie Edwards

A virtual event is new for the group, but Facebook Live allows attendees more time to hear from advocates and survivors. → Read More

Lawyer says housing crisis looms, after end of eviction ban

On July 24, the CARES Act eviction ban on subsidized housing ended. 30-day notices expire soon, and lawyers like Emily O’Donnell are preparing for an onslaught. → Read More

New TopGolf facility finally open in East Ridge

Guests can expect plastic dividers between bays, socially distanced tables, extra cleanings and of course masks. → Read More

Sales tax-free holiday kicks off in Tennessee

Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is always a big draw as students head back to school. → Read More

Walker County begins final push to bring up census self-response rates

The county is hosting census workers at several MQA events at libraries and Food City locations in the next two weeks. → Read More

World's Longest Yard Sale still on despite COVID-19

Every summer, the World’s Longest Yard Sale spans 700 miles and draws thousands of visitors. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the sale will go on, a big relief for vendors who rely on it. → Read More

One year after 5-day disappearance, Evi the bobcat doing well

Evi became a household name after escaping from Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center. One year later, her caretakers say she’s making progress every day, getting back to where she was. → Read More

UPDATE: Book drops reopen at Chattanooga Public Library

Once books are out of quarantine, Chattanooga Public Library staff will process them in preparation for Phase I of reopening. → Read More

Secret life of pets: Quarantine changes routine for furry friends

While we stay home, we’re getting a look at the secret life of pets. Veterinarian Dr. John Lindsay says they pick up on stress and changes in lifestyle. → Read More

Life finds a way: Komodo dragons at Chattanooga Zoo born without mating

When the Chattanooga Zoo's female Komodo dragon, Charlie, had babies in August, her keepers had a hunch they were special. → Read More

#DECISION2020: Georgia politics draw national attention ahead of 'uncommon' senate election

Voters will decide who will fill both of the state's U.S. Senate seats in November. → Read More

DECISION 2020: Voters head to the polls for last day of early voting in Tennessee

It's the last day to vote early in the presidential preference primary. Hamilton County voters have one last chance to head to the polls before March 3rd. → Read More

After flooding, crews clean storm drains, prepare for next round of rain

Unclogging drains is a dirty job, but someone has to do it. → Read More

#DECISION2020: Early voting for TN March primary election begins Feb. 12

Early voting for the primary election in Tennessee runs from February 12th to the 25th. → Read More