Tennessee dad forgets baby daughter in backseat, then goes on business trip

Matt Barker left his 1-year-old daughter in the back of his pickup truck, resulting in her death, in Nashville, Tenn., said police on Thurs., May 24, 2018. *** Local Caption *** https://twitter.com/MNPDNashville/status/999492352459853824 (MNPDNashville) A Tennessee dad on his way to the airport Wednesday forgot his adoptive baby daughter in the backseat before going on his … Read moreTennessee dad forgets baby daughter in backseat, then goes on business trip

Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack

Associated Press Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county’s elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash just as it was reporting vote totals in this month’s primary. Cyber-security experts hired by Knox County to analyze the so-called "denial of service" … Read moreUkraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack

Tennessee ed commissioner: Scores can’t hurt final grades

Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candace McQueen (Photo: tn.gov) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen says school districts can decide whether student assessment scores will be included in student grades as long as the scores don’t lower final grades. McQueen and Gov. Bill Haslam spoke to reporters Monday about the standardized assessment … Read moreTennessee ed commissioner: Scores can’t hurt final grades

New affordable housing apartments unveiled

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) — Families looking for more affordable housing now have another option in Chattanooga. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and the executive director of the Tennessee Housing Development Agency were on hand for the grand opening of the Alton Place Apartments. Tax credits were used to build the 88-unit complex so that living costs could … Read moreNew affordable housing apartments unveiled

Tennessee Waffle House reopens, donates sales to victims’ families

(CNN) – The Nashville-area Waffle House where a gunman killed four people over the weekend reopened its doors Wednesday morning for the first time since the shooting. And it has a plan to commemorate Sunday’s victims. The Antioch, Tennessee, location has pledged to donate all its proceeds for the next month to the families of … Read moreTennessee Waffle House reopens, donates sales to victims’ families

Antioch Waffle House to donate sales to victims’ families for next month

The crime scene tape was removed from the restaurant Wednesday morning. (WSMV) The store reopened around 9 a.m. Wednesday. (WSMV) ANTIOCH, TN (WSMV) – The Waffle House in Antioch where a gunman killed four people and injured several others has officially reopened just three days after the attack. For the next month, 100 percent of … Read moreAntioch Waffle House to donate sales to victims’ families for next month

For Waffle House bravery, lawmakers hail James Shaw Jr. as ‘Tennessee’s hero’

When a gunman entered an Antioch, Tennesee, diner and opened fire on patrons, Brennan McMurray and James Shaw Jr. bolted toward the back door. In the back of the Waffle House, McMurray tried to funnel customers, including his best friend, Shaw, into the restaurant’s bathrooms. "He sometimes doesn’t listen to me," McMurray said, standing next … Read moreFor Waffle House bravery, lawmakers hail James Shaw Jr. as ‘Tennessee’s hero’

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Youth Ministry Sponsors Activities

Metro Tab Church, 2101 West Shepherd Road in Chattanooga, Highway 153 at Airport exit 1, invites the public to hear the message "A Place of Praise" by Pastor Steve Ball at the 10:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday. "Everyone is invited to come and worship with us," officials said. (click for more) Middle Valley Church … Read moreAntioch Missionary Baptist Church Youth Ministry Sponsors Activities

HCA Healthcare Inc-owned TriStar Health has applied for a certificate of need with the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency to build a freestanding emergency department in Antioch. – Nashville Business Journal

TriStar Health couldn’t get approval to build a freestanding emergency department in the affluent Brentwood area, so it’s setting its sights on neighboring Antioch. Last month, the HCA Healthcare Inc.-owned health system filed a certificate of need application with the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency to build a $14 million facility off exit 60 … Read moreHCA Healthcare Inc-owned TriStar Health has applied for a certificate of need with the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency to build a freestanding emergency department in Antioch. – Nashville Business Journal

Bell ceremony at Antioch Baptist Church honors Martin Luther King Jr

Bells rang 39 times tonight at the Antioch Baptist Church, signifying every year Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was alive. Celebrations of his life were held across the country today, 50 years after his assassination. At Antioch, services were followed by a march to Martin Luther King Jr. Park as part of a re-enactment of … Read moreBell ceremony at Antioch Baptist Church honors Martin Luther King Jr