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  • Thursday, August 01, 2019 10:21 PM
    Beyond Tooth Decay: Why Good Dental Hygiene Is Important
    Your teeth are important, without them you’ll find it difficult to chew up your food and eat a balanced and nutritious diet. Unfortunately, you lose your first set when you’re very young, that means your adult teeth need to last you for decades. Fortunately, they can last with the right care and attention.Poor dental hygiene leads to tooth decay, this can ultimately lead to tooth loss. But, did you know that the health of your mouth and teeth is actually connected to your overall health?Good Hygiene PracticeGood dental hygiene means brushing for 2 minutes every morning and evening. You also ...
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:01 AM
    Chattanooga Red Wolves SC breaks ground on $125 million stadium and mixed-use development in East Ridge
    Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and other elected officials joined Chattanooga Red Wolves Soccer Club owner Bob Martino on Tuesday in East Ridge to break ground on the professional team's future stadium and the surrounding mixed-use development. Tuesday signaled the beginning of a $125-million investment in East Ridge and Chattanooga with a significant economic impact on the county, region and state, officials said."The groundbreaking of this innovative facility is an exciting step forward for sports fans across the state and the city of Chattanooga," Lee said. "Chattanooga is already a world-class destination for tourism and business, and this ...
  • Friday, June 21, 2019 06:45 PM
    Champy's World Famous Fried Chicken expanding the brand to East Ridge - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    This story was updated Friday, June 21, 2019, at 6:41 p.m. with more information. FAST FACT The planned new Champy's restaurant in East Ridge will be up to a $3.5 million investment and the biggest of the chain's nine locations in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. A new Champy's World Famous Fried Chicken restaurant planned for East Ridge will be the chain's first eatery built from the ground up, owner Seth Champion said Friday. The restaurant owner said he's looking for the site to hold a full-service drive-thru window, also a first for the Chattanooga-based business, as well as possibly serving ...
  • Monday, June 17, 2019 06:59 PM
    Chattanooga Airport may set another passenger traffic record in 2019 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    AIRPORT BOARDINGS Passenger boardings and percent gain or decrease by airline at Chattanooga Airport through May: Delta Air Lines: 102,847, up 11.4% American Eagle: 80,285, up 21.2% United Airlines: 22,557, up 11.8% Allegiant Air: 13,063, down less than 1% Source: Chattanooga Airport Chattanooga Airport is seeing more weekend leisure travelers, helping to fuel higher passenger boardings through May and prompting predictions of another record year, officials said Monday. Boardings were 13.8% higher last month than a year ago, and about the same percent gain for all of 2019 so far, the airport reported. While Lovell Field traffic is typically heavily ...
  • Tuesday, June 04, 2019 08:33 PM
    Tennessee leads nation in small business employment growth - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    Tennessee leads the nation in small business job growth, according to a new payroll survey of small businesses by Paychex Inc Tennessee leads the nation in small business job... Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. Tennessee leads the nation in small business job growth, according to a new payroll survey of small businesses by Paychex Inc. The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch for May shows the Volunteer State led all states in small business job growth in the past 12 months, growing 0.48% more jobs over the past year. In wage growth, Tennessee ranked 7th highest ...
  • Monday, May 27, 2019 05:17 PM
    WATCH: 2019 Memorial Day ceremony held at Chattanooga ...
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — On this Memorial Day, residents gathered at the Chattanooga National Cemetery to remember those who have given their lives for our country and the many freedoms we enjoy.You can watch the ceremony below, or on our Facebook page here[1]:NewsChannel 9's Josh Roe[2] and Kayla Strayer[3] attended the ceremony.Our NewsChannel 9 SkyCam caught video of the event from the air.No matter your plans on this federal holiday, we're asking you to share your memories of those you are honoring this Memorial Day. Submit your pictures at the link here[4], and we may share them on-air and online.Across the state, ...
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:07 PM
    'It's very rewarding': Diane Parks directs Leadership Chattanooga for 20 years - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    Leadership Chattanooga's Diane Parks poses for a portrait at the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Leadership Chattanooga's Diane Parks poses for a portrait... Photo by Doug Strickland /Times Free Press. On the walls of her Chamber of Commerce office, Diane Parks displays 19 group photos of the graduates from each year's Leadership Chattanooga program she has led since she took over leadership of the training and networking program two decades ago. Parks, who serves as director of Leadership and Community Development for the Chattanooga Chamber, will add a 20th photo to her office ...
  • Tuesday, April 02, 2019 01:05 AM
    Nuts, Eggs And Other Foods You Should Eat For Healthy Teeth - NDTV News
    Tooth decay occurs on destruction of your tooth[1] structure. Tooth decay can affect tooth enamel, which is the outer coating of tooth, as well as the dentin layer of tooth. Poor diet is one of the leading causes of tooth decay. Starchy foods like breads and cereals[2], and sugary ones like soda, chocolate, cakes, etc tend to stay on teeth, and ultimately cause tooth decay. Poor oral health is also a major contributor to tooth decay. Because of these foods and poor oral health[3], bacteria digests food leftovers on teeth and turns them into acids. Saliva, acid, food debris together ...
  • Sunday, March 31, 2019 12:04 AM
    Moments in Memory: The birth of Signal Mountain - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    Jim Douthat has lived on Signal Mountain for more than half of the town's life. His wife's family built the first cabin on the mountain in the 1830s. The Kell family house off Anderson Pike where Douthat lives was built in 1869 and is the oldest single-family dwelling on the mountain. The small office of Mountain Press sits to the side of the house and is full of more paper than most people under the age of 30 have seen in their lifetime. Douthat, a retired pastor, is a historian and genealogist and the business he has operated since 1983 ...
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019 08:19 PM
    Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE) will host its fifth annual Money School event on Saturday, April 13, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the BX – Brainerd Crossroads. Money School is a free, financial education day that features workshops focusing on money-related topics including home buying, raising your credit score, finding financial independence, investing, budgeting, debt elimination and more. The day is open to anyone aged 13 and older; it is free for all attendees, and breakfast and lunch are provided. Giveaways for attendance and participation will also be awarded. “Money School provides resources to empower the citizens of Chattanooga ...
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 02:21 PM
    Eight Reasons Your Teeth Need a Spring Cleaning - LifeZette
    What do you think of when you hear the phrase “spring-cleaning”?For most of us, this time of year means welcoming the warmer temperatures by washing our windows, cleaning out closets (ugh!), and finally getting around to dusting those pesky cobwebs off the ceiling.And while many of us will focus our extra bursts of energy on our home, our exercise routine,[1] and possibly even those drawers we keep shoving stuff into — there is also another area of our life that can use a little TLC.It’s a mouthful! There’s no better time than your annual spring-cleaning to fine-tune your oral health ...
  • Monday, March 11, 2019 12:08 AM
    Gresham and White: Legislative caucus seeks to improve early education in Tennessee - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    Just as a sturdy house depends on a strong foundation, building an excellent statewide education program will depend on how well Tennessee develops its youngest learners. As members of the Tennessee General Assembly, we remain inspired to our responsibility that every young Tennessean should have the benefit of a robust, enriching educational experience. In their earliest years, that means becoming proficient in reading and math, and positive social and emotional development. Those are the solid building blocks of the pre-primary and primary education years that must be constructed as the foundation that is essential for longer learning success - in ...
  • Thursday, March 07, 2019 04:45 PM
    Chattanooga United Way exceeds $11.5 million campaign goal [photos] - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    This story was updated March 7, 2019, at 4:54 p.m. with more information. Gallery: United Way exceeds campaign goal +10 more photos Despite a decrease in workplace giving last year, leaders of the United Way of Greater Chattanooga announced Thursday that they exceeded a lofty $11.5 million campaign goal in 2018. Michael Mathis, United Way's 2018 campaign chairman, said that numbers were still rolling in from last year, but that as of Wednesday afternoon, the nonprofit organization had raised $11,506,420 - the highest amount in the local agency's 96-year history, he said. The announcement was made to a room full ...
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 07:07 PM
    Chattanooga firefighters quickly save Brainerd Road business - WRCB-TV
    Chattanooga firefighters quickly save Brainerd Road business  WRCB-TVFire officials say crews were able to put out the fire at Harbor Freight Tools in less than 20 minutes.
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019 11:13 PM
    20 Hygiene No-No's That Happen To Kids (And How Mom Should Avoid Them) - BabyGaga
    Keeping little kids nice and tidy is more challenging than a new mom can imagine. Things like hygiene are so simple to us because we've been following a routine for years and years; we no longer have to think about bathing or combing — we just do it.For kids, on the other hand, we need to take literal baby steps. Everything needs to be explained step by step: why we do things. Telling our kids to brush their teeth isn't reason enough for them to do it; they need to know why they're doing it, which will eventually make them want to ...
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019 03:15 PM
    Maintaining a Healthy Happy Mouth Easier Thanks To Dental Research - AXcess News
    It has long been known that proper oral hygiene and healthy nutrition are the basis for maintaining good oral health. However, recent dental research shows there is more to just the usual brushing and flossing to keep a gorgeous smile. A leading Finchley dentist[1] recommends these four tips guaranteed to maintain a healthy mouth.Regular Oral Check-UpsMost people dread a visit to the dentist. In fact, some patients develop a fear of dentists (dentophobia), even when in dire need of dental attention. The truth is, the dentist is not the enemy. Having a dental examination at least twice every year roots ...
  • Thursday, February 07, 2019 05:09 PM
    How much toothpaste is just right? CDC most kids use too much or ...
    Get the latest from TODAYSign up for our newsletterSUBSCRIBEFeb. 7, 2019, 9:53 PM GMT / Source: TODAYBy Meghan HolohanGetting children to brush their teeth feels like so much work. Having them actually put their toothbrush onto their teeth is a struggle and then they use great globs of toothpaste or no toothpaste at all. A new report[1] from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reinforces what dentists know about childhood brushing: Parents need to supervise it to make sure it is done correctly. But many parents remain unsure of what to do.“Supervision for children less than 6 years ...
  • Saturday, January 26, 2019 04:08 PM
    Named the healing properties of Aloe Vera - www.MICEtimes.asia
    The healing properties of aloe Vera are known and appreciated in the world of natural medicine for centuries.For centuries aloe has been used as natural cosmetics and medicines from thousands of different diseases. Discover its amazing properties and start to enjoy the maximum benefits of this popular medicinal plants! The useful benefits of Aloe Vera?Since then, as people found that the fleshy aloe leaf there is a genuine wealth of active substances, which not only have a positive effect on health, but also improve the appearance of skin and hair, he began to use this plant.Currently, aloe is grown practically ...
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 02:37 PM
    These Cold-Prevention Myths Won't Keep Your Kids Healthy This Winter (But Here's What Will) - Live Science
    "Don't go outside with wet hair, you'll catch a cold!" "Take vitamin C to ward off the sniffles." "Stay inside during cold season." Chances are, you've heard these words of advice before, likely from your parents when you were little. Indeed, a new poll[1], published yesterday (Jan. 21), shows that many parents have tried these strategies to keep their kids from getting sick — even though there's little evidence that they actually work. The poll, which was conducted in October 2018, surveyed more than 1,100 parents with children ages 5 to 12. It found that about 70 percent of parents tried ...
  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018 05:17 PM
    How to keep from getting sick at holiday gatherings - WKYT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Each year as we get into the winter months, the chances of getting flu along with other general illnesses increases exponentially. "It's a combination of the weather and being around other people during the holidays," said Clark Kebodeaux, an assistant professor at the UK College of Pharmacy. "it just increases the chances of the virus spreading from one person to another." According to the CDC, last year was one of the most intense flu seasons on record, which usually occurs from December through February, but that season can last longer, which is why it's never too ...