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Hamilton County unemployment down in October

timesfreepress.com — Hamilton County's October unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent, down from 6.6 in September, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Develoment. Across Tennessee, the jobless rate for October decreased in 80 counties, increased in 10 counties, and remained the same in five, the department reported.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag

timesfreepress.com — Gang, excellent week. We are thankful for this little meeting place. From the "Talks too much" studio, you know what time it is. University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones answers questions from media at the University of Tennessee Football Media Day Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn.

Henley Blog: Mocs seem to be coming together

timesfreepress.com — Five takeaways from UTC's two wins in the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland event: 1. A step in the right direction: I couldn't help but notice the vast improvement in the Mocs' defense in the wins over Robert Morris and Coastal Carolina, especially in the second half in each game.
Nov 28, 2014

5-out: My takeaways from UTC's wins over Robert Morris and Coastal Carolina | Times Free Press timesfreepress.com/news/2014/nov/… #tfputc

Mahoney: Challenges should help Vols' O-line future

timesfreepress.com — KNOXVILLE - There have been six different starting lineups and a handful of other combinations needed in a pinch. The only true constant has been the true freshman who began the preseason playing on defense. One player has started games at three different positions.
Nov 28, 2014

Late-night linkage: It's been a 'crazy' season for Don Mahoney, but what does the future hold for Tennessee's O-line? bit.ly/1217sk2

Mocs men's basketball team solid in defeating Coastal Carolina

timesfreepress.com — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Casey Jones (24) rebounds over Coastal Carolina's Shivaughn Wiggins (10), Michel Enanga (12) and Warren Gillis (0) during the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament at McKenzie Arena on Thursday. Photo by Dan Henry /Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Nov 28, 2014

Mocs men's basketball team solid in defeating Coastal Carolina | Times Free Press timesfreepress.com/news/2014/nov/… #tfputc

UTC men's basketball team beats Coastal Carolina 78-67

timesfreepress.com — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team claimed the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland event title with a 78-67 win over Coastal Carolina Thursday at McKenzie Arena. Ronrico White had 18 of his 21 points in the second half, while Casey Jones added 20 with 12 rebounds - his second consecutive double-double.

Chattanooga Mocs stun No. 4 Lady Vols, 67-63

timesfreepress.com — UTC's Keiana Gilbert (20) makes a shot against Tennesee Wednesday at McKenzie Arena. Photo by Logan Foll /Chattanooga Times Free Press. Sometimes lightning does strike twice in the same place.

Gilbert, Chattanooga Mocs stun No. 4 Lady Vols 67-63

timesfreepress.com — UTC's Keiana Gilbert (20) makes a shot against Tennesee Wednesday at McKenzie Arena. Photo by Logan Foll /Chattanooga Times Free Press. CHATTANOOGA - Keiana Gilbert scored a career-high 27 points and made a critical block in the last minute Wednesday night as Chattanooga stunned No. 4 Tennessee 67-63.

Wild Wing Cafe comes to Chattanooga: Growing restaurant chain to bring live entertainment, food, drinks

timesfreepress.com — Headquarters: Mt. Pleasant, S.C. Chattanooga is being targeted for another chicken wings restaurant or two, perhaps as early as 2015. The franchisee for Wild Wing Cafe in East Tennessee says Chattanooga "is an ideal site" for the new restaurant fare, which he insists is different than anything now in the market.
Nov 28, 2014

Wild Wing Cafe comes to Chattanooga: Growing restaurant chain to bring live entertainment, food, drinks timesfreepress.com/news/2014/nov/…

Williams playing every snap in trenches for Eagles

timesfreepress.com — EVENSVILLE, Tenn. - Jake Williams is in the Rhea County record book. The senior two-way lineman set a school record with a maximum bench-press of 375 pounds during spring workouts. His strength and overall fitness has paid off for Williams and the Eagles who will play in a Class-5A state semifinal on Friday against Knoxville West.

Chanticleers face Chattanooga Mocs in final

timesfreepress.com — Coastal Carolina cruised into the final of the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland event at McKenzie Arena on Wednesday, defeating Louisiana-Monroe 61-48. The Chanticleers (4-1) will face UTC in the championship game today at 2:30. They never trailed Wednesday, building a 10-point halftime lead and leading by as many as 18 in the second half.

Chattanooga Mocs power past Robert Morris

timesfreepress.com — Greg Pryor's importance to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team can't be disputed. In the past couple of games, that fact has been even more highlighted.

On the comeback trail … Report says Volkswagen may lose $1 billion in U.S. in 2014; SUV to help

timesfreepress.com — While Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant grapples with labor issues, a new report says the German automaker's U.S. operations may lose about $1 billion this year. Production of a midsize sport utility vehicle in Chattanooga should help the automaker in the future, though it's a few years away and is only one part of the carmaker's comeback bid, the report by Bernstein Research analyst Max Warburton says.
Nov 28, 2014

On the comeback trail … Report says Volkswagen may lose $1 billion in U.S. in 2014; SUV to help timesfreepress.com/news/2014/nov/…

Tennessee Vols offense eager to rebound from frustration

timesfreepress.com — KNOXVILLE - The whistle blew and the yellow piece of laundry hit the Neyland Stadium turf as Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs dropped back to throw what looked to be a long pass. With the play dead due to a false-start penalty, the usually stoic sophomore spiked the football into the ground.
Nov 27, 2014

Tennessee's offense still confident 'we can put up points' even after 'frustrating' game against Mizzou, bit.ly/11wgYL7

Receiver Croom misses Vols practice

timesfreepress.com — Players celebrate with Tennessee wide receiver Jason Croom after he scored a touchdown during the Vols' 29-21 loss to the Missouri Tigers. KNOXVILLE - Tennessee's depleted receiving corps might have taken another hit this week.
Nov 27, 2014

What the #Vols might do at receiver if they're without Jason Croom + Josh Malone's drop and more notes. bit.ly/1tkYF2T

Nov 26, 2014

NOTEBOOK: Where the #Vols might turn at receiver if Jason Croom can't play + Josh Malone's drop, Mack Crowder & more. bit.ly/1tkYF2T

UTC Mocs advance in Battle 4 Atlantis with 61-46 win over Robert Morris

timesfreepress.com — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team improved to 2-3 on the season with a 61-46 victory over Robert Morris, advancing to Thursday's final of the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland Tournament. Greg Pryor, Justin Tuoyo and Casey Jones finished with 13 points each to lead the Mocs, with Jones adding 10 rebounds and two blocks.

Injuries reported in North Chattanooga house fire

timesfreepress.com — published Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 A house in North Chattanooga was swallowed by fire this morning. The Chattanooga Fire Department reports multiple injuries. This is a developing story. Stay with the Times Free Press for more details. about Angela Lewis Foster...

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks (and then some), playoff rankings, sports thankfulness

timesfreepress.com — OK, it's Thanksgiving week. You know this. The list of things for which we are thankful is overflowing. Among that list is the freedom and the opportunity to share this venue and our views with you guys and gals and the chance to read your replies. Thank you for that.
Nov 26, 2014

Today's 5-at-10: Fab 4 picks (and then some), playoff rankings, sports thankfulness | Times Free Press timesfreepress.com/news/2014/nov/…

Warlick's Lady Vols visit UTC again

timesfreepress.com — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Alicia Payne (1) makes her way down court as the University of Tennessee at Knoxville's Ariel Massengale (5) guards Friday, November 9, 2012 at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn. University of Tennessee at Knoxville coach Holly Warlick watches the game against The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Friday, November 9, 2012 at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn.