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In 1969, the federal government declared that Chattanooga had the dirtiest air in the nation.
According to 2010 statistics, the was the largest denomination with 225 congregations and 122,300 members; followed by the with 31,500 members and 83 churches.
Triathlons In August 2013, further cementing Chattanooga's growing status as a nationally recognized outdoor haven, the Chattanooga Sports Committee, an organization established in 1992 to help the city host major sporting events, announced that the would be coming to the city in a 5-year deal.
In December 2009, Chattanooga was ranked 8th out of America's 100 largest metro areas for the best "Bang For Your Buck" city, according to , which measured overall affordability, housing rates, and more.
Cornerstone, started in 1985, will merge with the Knoxville-based SmartBank in a stock deal.