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How Train Conductor Coordinate the Tracks

Features By Rachel Studebaker Whether it’s welcoming tourists aboard a historic train ride or coordinating freight shipments as they travel across the region, train conductors are key to keeping this mode of transportation on track. Read on to learn more about their important role and hear from local conductors about what it takes to help […]

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A Close Look at Tennis Duos

Features By Rinn Smith & Rachel Studebaker | Photography by Anh Bao Tran-Le | Shot on Site at Manker Patten Tennis Club While tennis is often a solo sport, many opt to play with a partner by their side. A successful doubles team requires both individual skill and close coordination. The following six local duos […]

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Traveling With Tranquility

Features Spotlighting the Gribble Yacht, Tranquil Shellback Dreams By Gray Bennett / Photography by Rich Smith Life on the water has been a constant for Mike Gribble his entire life. He grew up on the lake, fishing with his dad and skiing with family and friends through high school. During his second year of college, he […]

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Local Cookie Decorators Talk on Creating the Perfect Cookie

Creativity, Color, and Craft The Perfect Cookie Photography by David and Drew Photography From birthdays to wedding showers to holidays, there’s never a bad time for a good cookie – especially when it’s decorated to perfectly match your event’s theme. Here, we feature six local cookie decorators who have mastered the craft of creating beautiful […]

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Destined for Distinction

Spirit Photography by Hacker Medias | Shot on location at Kinley Chattanooga While the path of distinction is unique for every Southern woman, an underlying dedication and determination fuels each journey. A variety of people, principles, and passions come together to inspire us along the way. In their own words, six women share the experiences […]

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Hindsight is 20/20

Kin Photography by David and Drew Photography Sometimes we can only begin to understand the full tapestry of our lives through the lens of hindsight. Looking back reveals that each event – the good, the bad, and the in-between – is a single thread woven into a larger design. The trick, then, is to reflect […]

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Purpose in Profession

Spirit How These Local Women Find Purpose in their Careers Photography by Hacker Medias

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In Pursuit of Passion: Flyfishing

Spirit By Rachel Studebaker | Photography by Sarah Unger An abundance of streams, lakes, and rivers have long attracted anglers to the South. This connected community of passionate professionals and hobbyists alike includes those devoted to the art of fly fishing, a unique angling technique well suited to the area’s thriving trout waters. Here, we […]

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The Art of Being

Culture By Gray Bennett | Photography by Jimie Luangrath/Creative Revolver Art takes courage. With each swipe of color, an artist is someone who dares to bring something new into being. Here, we spoke with five local artists bringing their creative visions to life in Chattanooga. Read on to learn more about their unique styles, art-making […]

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Breakthroughs: The Evolution of Innovations

Financial Perspectives “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain   The Evolution of Innovations By Ray Ryan, CFA Transformative innovations often emerge as if from thin air. They seem revolutionary. Yet, most are evolutionary, constructed on existing technology platforms. They succeed where prior efforts fell short. The iPhone was not the […]

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