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About Ashley Hopkins

Ashley Hopkins joined in 2011 as a content editor for the website's news, business and lifestyle articles. Ashley has a combined total of eight years of editing and newsroom experience, including reporting for The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C.; editing the student newspaper, The Echo, at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; writing content for; and editing a tri-annual academic journal called Education About Asia. Ashley has also edited dissertations and books, and she has had articles published in both academic journals and academic reference books. She is also a former adjunct instructor for Chattanooga State Community College, where she taught grammar, composition and literature. She has a bachelor's degree in communication and a master's degree in English and American languages and literature, both from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.


Fall drug take-back event scheduled for Sept. 27

The purpose of drug take-back events is to provide citizens with a safe way to dispose of medications, be they over the counter or prescriptions, for pets or for people. ...

Jersey Mike's opening Hixson location

The location, owned by Ryan Hendrix and Andrew Brooks, will host a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Sept. 24 until Sept. 28 to support Hixson Elementary School. ...

Fill the Boot campaign brings in more than $50,000

The three-day fundraiser, which raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, brought in $50,856 this year. ...

Chattanooga ranks as 11th least-educated metro area

Ann Arbor, Michigan, ranked the highest in the study, and Beaumont, Texas, came in at the bottom. ...

Tennessee ranks favorably as a state to repay student loans

Utah is ranked No.1; Maine received the worst rating. ...
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