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BREAKING: Deceased prostitute discovered in trunk during Rossville area “Trunk or Treat” event


According to witnesses, a deceased prostitute was discovered during a local “Trunk or Treat” event at an unnamed Rossville area church. Bystanders reported the prostitute was discovered under a KFC bucket of candy in the trunk of an unmanned vehicle during the event. “One minute you’re dressing your kid up as their favorite Duck Dynasty

New climbing wall complex to be crawling ramp complex instead

At a press conference yesterday held by the River City Co., it was announced that the former Bijou theater downtown, originally slated to become one of the largest American climbing wall complexes, will now be home to the largest crawling ramp complex in the United States. “It was a tough decision,” said Gretchen Staplemont, the

BREAKING: Lake Winnepesaukah Announces Partnership with Six Flags Over Georgia for World’s Longest Water Park


During a press conference this morning at Lake Winnepesaukah’s “Wet Spot” location of Soak Ya, a representative from the amusement park announced a partnership with Six Flags to build the world’s longest waterpark.  The announcement came just a few days after Six Flags Over Georgia unveiled plans to open its own water park in 2014.

Chattanooga Roller Boys struggling to find audience

It is undeniable that roller derby has made a huge comeback in recent years, but you wouldn’t know it by attending a local Chattanooga Roller Boys bout. “We are completely baffled,” said Chattanooga Roller Boys team captain and founder Justin McCloskie, looking at an audience of six people at their game Saturday evening at the

Bike Chattanooga to introduce jetpack rentals in 2014


Bike Chattanooga, the group that administers Chattanooga’s bike-sharing program, has received scrutiny lately, with concerns that it will be able to be profitable, after exhausting most of a $2 million federal grant yet only generating a small fraction of that in revenue so far. At a press conference today, Bike Chattanooga director Taylor Vettellini unveiled

Sandy the Flower Man wins USA Cycling Championship


In a stunning victory, defeating dozens of seasoned, professional cyclists, local celebrity Sandy the Flower Man won the USA Cycling Professional Time Trial Championship, held for the first time in Chattanooga over the weekend after starting in Philadelphia in 1985 and being held for the last seven years in Greenville, S.C. Sandy the Flower Man,

Chattanooga Police considers adopting UFC rules


At a press conference yesterday afternoon, Chattanooga Police Chief Wilfred Leistershire announced that the department is strongly considering adopting rules of the UFC, or Ultimate Fighting Championship, as guidelines for officers when apprehending criminals. The police has endured criticism over the last few years with accusations of police brutality, with one prominent case involving suspect

Upcoming Lake Winnepesaukah water park to feature adults-only island, The Wet Spot


At a news conference, Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park in Rossville, GA announced a new expansion project, which will build upon the planned water park called “SoakYa” scheduled to be open for the Summer 2013 season. While SoakYa, which derives its name from the last two syllables of “Winnepesaukah,” is intended to be an all-ages, family-oriented