Daniel Jackson

On February 7, the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce, spearheading a collaboration between key organizations in the city, unveiled the results of Vision 2040 Community Vision, the survey that asked Chattanoogans what they wanted the city’s future ... Read more

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The road crew was out before the sun had cracked the tops of the trees. Paving a road is summer work, but why do a hot job in the heat of the day? The road in question was a dead-end street that lay on the northern end of Woodmore Lane ... Read more

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When it comes to barbecue, there’s much to argue about. To which faction do you belong? Is true barbecue Texas brisket, the ribs of Memphis, or perhaps is it slathered in the mustard sauce of South Carolina? While barbecue can be contentious and ... Read more

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While the practical study of sword fighting has gone away thanks to the development of repeating firearms, a small number of people in Chattanooga are seeking to experience what martial arts was really like during the Middle Ages. Over the last ... Read more

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Bingo’s Market, a mere four-and-a-half months old, is in full start-up phase. Just ask Tara Williams, manager at the market. When new customers come in the market on the first floor of Patton Towers, an affordable housing space in the downtown ... Read more

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On paper, Chattanooga’s accomplishment solving veteran homelessness doesn’t seem very impressive. And yet, the city’s accomplishment is a first in Tennessee. It took two years of work. In 2015, about 82 veterans slept under bridges and sought ... Read more

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The first thing you see of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center is the spire of a Saturn rocket rising up over the trees. For the past two hours, my wife and I rolled through the flat farmland along U.S. Route 72, which follows the Tennessee River ... Read more

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It’s almost summer, and that means the days pass lazier than the Tennessee River flowing by Chattanooga’s aquarium. School’s out. The days’ hours grow long. And whether or not you can escape on a vacation to the mountains or the beach, there’s ... Read more

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On a summer’s evening 40 years ago, an explosion ripped through the Beth Shalom Synagogue here in Chattanooga. The blast punched two holes in the hotel next door and cracked windows for a block aground the synagogue on Pisgah Avenue, a ... Read more

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The first thing you notice when you bite into a MoonPie, made with the new recipe Chattanooga Bakery plans to start using later this year, is the taste of graham. Gone will be the preservatives. Gone, the fructose sweetener. The ingredients will ... Read more

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The lights on the blue Walnut Street Bridge shone against the deepening purple sky Feb. 1 as 1,000 Chattanoogans gathered in Coolidge Park below. Electric tea lights, dinner and congregation candles illuminated faces white, olive and black ... Read more

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This week, we take a slight turn from our traditional Christmas story by telling the tale of a Chattanooga police officer working during the holiday graphic novel format. Read more

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Something lingers over the Chickamauga Battlefield. Over 150 years later, the memory is not easily forgotten of the battle so bloody it cost the lives of 34,624. It’s as if 9/11 happened again and again 10 times in a row ... Read more

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Pouring a bit of high-fructose pumpkin spice flavor into your morning coffee as you rush out to face yet another day on the grind is no way to celebrate the beginning of Fall. Sure, it’s convenient, but to take in the season, to really grab ... Read more

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On March 24, The City of Fort Oglethorpe sent a letter to its residents informing them that the city’s drinking water had violated the standards for a chemical that is a byproduct of the purification process ... Read more

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Now that it’s confirmed two locals contracted the Zika virus after traveling to Zika-prevalent areas, the Hamilton County Health Department is relying on residents’ individual efforts in trying to prevent the spread of the virus to the area. Read more

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“Metalmorphosis,” the title of Allen Hampton’s show at Area 61 Gallery from May to June, could be a word to describe the artist’s whole creative process. For 17 years, Chattanooga-based Hampton has used chop saw, forge, and welder to piece... Read more

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For a professional athlete playing for the Chattanooga Lookouts, preparations for a game starts hours before. For Niko Goodrum that process started when he walked into the Lookouts’ clubhouse at AT&T Field a few minutes ... Read more

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My wife and I had been to the First Tennessee Pavilion before when we walked up to the Chattanooga Market spilling out onto the street a few weeks ago. It seemed like as good a place as any to start taking in ... Read more

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Sooner or later, the paper you currently hold in your hands will be discarded. It will make up part of the 4.4 pounds the average American tosses every day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more

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