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Tennessee revenue collections reflected mixed results in March. The $955.8 million collected was $4 million below budget for the month, leaving the state $263.0 million below its budget so far this fiscal year.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football kicker Nick Pollard and Samford basketball player Christy Robinson from Northwest Whitfield High School were among the 10 Southern Conference athletes announced Tuesday as recipients of $2,000 postgraduate scholarships.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland police report that an investigation into Bowman Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church at 300 Westview Drive being burglarized and vandalized led to the arrest of a man also charged with 12 vehicle burglaries that had occurred in the same area.

Jordan Britt's 3-under-par 69 on Monday led the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golf team from seven strokes behind leader Furman to one behind going into the final day of the Southern Conference tournament at Moss Creek Golf Club at Hilton Head, S.C.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County EMS reported that an apparent accident between two motorcycles and a car led to the three people on the motorcycles suffering serious injuries and being taken to Erlanger hospital in Chattanooga.

A composite image has been released of a suspect in last week's Lookout Valley triple slaying.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golfer Emily McLennan holds the individual lead, but the Mocs are tied for second after the opening day of the Southern Conference Championship at Moss Creek Golf Club in Hilton Head, S.C.

CHATTANOOGA — Robert D. Jenkins, a historian, author and attorney from Dalton, Ga., will speak Tuesday at the monthly meeting of the Chattanooga Civil War Round Table.

Life Care Physician Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Life Care Centers of America, recently placed Laina Rodela, M.D., as an on-site physician at Life Care Center of Cleveland and Life Care Center of Ooltewah.

Cleveland State managed to beat nationally ranked Walters State 6-4 before losing 5-4 in their TCCAA baseball doubleheader Saturday at Morristown, Tenn.

Nationally fifth-ranked Chattanooga State beat Roane State 11-2 and 10-2 in TCCAA softball Saturday, giving the Lady Tigers (43-5, 28-4) sole possession of first place.

2 UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED AWARDS, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 11:30 a.m., $60 per person, Girls Inc. members honor 10 female role models, benefits Girls Inc. unboughtandunbossed.net.

Profit Mastery Tuesday, April 15; Thursday, April 17; Thursday, April 22; and Thursday, April 24, from 8 a.m. to noon in the CBIH Building, Room 230-1 at Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway.

Nationally fifth-ranked Chattanooga State beat visiting Roane State 8-0 and 8-0 in TCCAA softball Friday. Shelby Willard (18-0) and Sharlene Godoy (14-4) each struck out eight batters for the Lady Tigers (41-5, 26-4).

• The Riverside High School Class of 1966 will have a meeting on Saturday, April 26, at 1 p.m. at 611 E. M.L. King Blvd. For more information, call 423-602-8332 or 426-255-7756.

Fiddle Fest: Dunlap Coke Ovens Museum, Mountain View Drive, Dunlap, Tenn., noon-5 p.m. CDT, $5, Sequatchie Valley Historical Association sponsors workshop and festival featuring music of the late Bob Douglas and Georgia Boy Ray Brown.

Kevin Roberts went 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs and two runs scored as Bryan College won 8-2 Friday in the opener of its Appalachian Athletic Conference baseball series at Montreat.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga distance runner Teghan Henderson and golfer Jordan Britt were honored by the Southern Conference this week.

SUMMERVILLE, Ga. — A Lyerly, Ga., woman was trapped for about 40 minutes Tuesday in a Dollar General store restroom after the door's lock failed, according to a news report.

A federal panel has consolidated seven lawsuits against Pilot Flying J, the truck stop company owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.

A government safety agency is fining General Motors $7,000 a day, saying the company failed to fully respond to its requests for information about a faulty ignition switch by an April 3 deadline.

A Lebanon man charged with murder in the package-bomb deaths of his in-laws has an Oct. 28 trial date.

Paced by a third-round 69 from Chris Robb, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team moved up four places Tuesday and finished fifth at 867 in the 15-team Old Waverly Collegiate tournament at West Point, Miss. — one shot behind Florida and eight behind winner Mississippi State. Mocs senior Davis Bunn, who had a 69 Monday, tied for ninth individually at 215, and Robb and Wes Gosselin tied for 17th at 217 and 26th at 219; Liam Johnston shared 41st place at 222.

Led by Jordan Britt in a tie for second at 7-under-par 137 (67-70) and Emily McLennan sharing fourth at 139 (68-71), the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golf team is in third place at 577, two shots behind East Carolina and nine behind Florida State, in the Web.com Intercollegiate tournament at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

Chattanooga police said one person is dead and two others were hospitalized after a party Saturday night where some people may have taken overdoses of the drug Ecstasy.

David Cranford, a 25-year veteran in health care finances, has become a principal in the Decosimo accounting firm specializing in health care.

Cleveland State swept visiting Volunteer State in TCCAA softball Sunday, 3-2 and 11-4. In the opener, Hannah Powell was 3-for-3 with a home run and two runs as the Cougars rallied from an early 1-0 deficit.

Between two losses Friday night and Saturday in Cleveland, Miss., against Delta State, the 12th-ranked team in NCAA Division II, the Lee University baseball Flames gave coach Mark Brew his 400th win with the Cleveland, Tenn., program.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's tennis team broke an eight-match losing streak to UNC Greensboro by beating the Spartans 5-2 on Saturday on the UTC courts.

• Ooltewah/Collegedale candidate forum Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Collegedale City Hall, 4910 Swinyar Drive.

Cross country All-American Teghan Henderson set a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's record in the track and field 5000-meter run by nearly seven seconds Friday in the Stanford Invitational.

• Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today; “Iron Sharpens Iron” Christian conference for men ages 13 and older; guest speakers include former NFL quarterback Jeff Kemp, actor Robert Amaya (“Courageous”), others; $59 per person, discounts for groups of 10 or more and students; www.ironsharpensiron.net or www.mensministry.org; 423-892-9363.

KIMBALL, Tenn. — A Kimball, Tenn., man was arrested Thursday night after a two-hour standoff with a SWAT team, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

Mohawk Industries boosted the pay package given CEO Jeffrey Lorberbaum last year by 21.9 percent to more than $5.2 million, the company said in a regulatory filing Friday.

Adam McLamb has joined the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga volleyball coaching staff after two years as a volunteer assistant at Virginia Tech.

Coming back from two injuries that prematurely ended his 2013 season with the Seattle Mariners, Ringgold resident Stephen Pryor is rehabbing with the Jackson Generals and is supposed to pitch in relief tonight and Sunday against the Chattanooga Lookouts at AT&T Field.

ROME, Ga. — Fire has engulfed two buildings in the Northwest Georgia city of Rome.

Volkswagen of America reported Tuesday that sales of its Chattanooga-made Passat were its best ever in March, and that the company's marketing efforts for its diesel-powered models is paying off.

Astec Industries, Inc., completed its purchase of Telestack Ltd. in Omagh, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday for $36 million.

Hixson's Brody Gregory and Bradley Central's Knox Fuller and Toribio Navarro earned All-America honors at the National High School Coaches Association wrestling tournament last weekend in Virginia Beach, Va.

A 30-year-old woman is accused of helping kill a man in his trailer nearly three years ago, according to a Chattanooga Police Department arrest report.

If 2013 was a year where the stock market went straight up, 2014 has started off as a year where the stock market moves sideways.

After being fined $70,000 last year for failing to verify equipment reliability, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday that the Tennessee Valley Authority is now meeting all regulatory standards for construction of its newest nuclear reactor.

ADAIRSVILLE, Ga. — Georgia State Patrol officials say the pastor of a Rome church was killed in a head-on collision.

Baylor School junior Hunter Mercer has committed to continue his baseball career at NCAA Division I member Troy (Ala.) University.

UTC seniors Nathan Wanuch and John Gilpin finished second and fourth in 9:24.89 and 9:40.31 in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invitational track and field meet this past weekend in Atlanta. It was the first steeple for Gilpin.

Chattanooga police are investigating three separate shootings that occurred from Saturday evening through early Sunday morning.

Southern Advertising & Sign Service, LLC has added father and son team Tony and Aaron Brown to the sales staff for electrical signs and LED message centers.

Jordan Brett was 6-for-8 with four doubles and five RBIs and Cori Hilt and Hannah Rogers pitched five-inning four-hitters Saturday as the Covenant College softball team beat visiting Wesleyan (Ga.) 11-3 and 12-1 on Lookout Mountain.

UTC senior Zaccheus Mason is a Lou Henson All-American and a finalist for the 2014 Lou Henson Award as the top mid-major player in NCAA Division I basketball.

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