Gallery: Chattanooga veteran, others reflect on 75th anniversary of D-Day +3 more photos In the last year, Ralph Painter has had a heart valve replaced. Celebrated another birthday. Undergone dialysis. On Saturday, the 97-year-old was in his East Brainerd home preparing to attend the 79th reunion of his Polk County High School graduating class in Benton, Tennessee. He is … [Read more...] about Chattanooga veteran, others reflect on 75th anniversary of D-Day
New Covenant Fellowship Church New Covenant Fellowship Church Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. Bernie Miller has spent his adult life as a black man being a bridge to people who are white. His professional career as a radio personality and executive caused him to interact with black musicians and white corporate owners. When the pastor of New Covenant … [Read more...] about Moments in Memory: The long, hard road to building a multiracial church in Chattanooga
The newspaper industry in Chattanooga dates back the late 19th Century, but it was three individuals born in the 20th Century that shaped the current legacy of the Times Free Press, which celebrates its 150th birthday in 2019. Roy Ketner McDonald, Ruth Holmberg and Walter Hussman Jr. each owned, or in Hussman's case owns, a family-owned newspaper business, and the combination … [Read more...] about Moments in Memory: What was in the news on birthdays of paper’s VIPs?
Chattanooga police are investigating after a man was shot and killed early Sunday. Responding to a call of a person shot around 12:19 a.m., police arrived in the 2500 block of East Fifth Avenue and found a man with a gunshot wound, according to a news release. The victim, identified as 34-year-old Stephen Laton Moore, was pronounced dead at the scene. No suspect information has … [Read more...] about Chattanooga man killed in Sunday shooting
As 2018 comes to a close, the Times Free Press is asking its readers to help decide the biggest stories of the year. Crime and education were once again dominant in the news. But this year was also marked by major elections for county, state and national seats in Georgia and Tennessee. What grabbed your attention this year? We've compiled a list of the top 25 stories of … [Read more...] about Vote on Chattanooga’s top stories of 2018