Birdsong, Ernest

Friday, April 1, 2011

Ernest Birdsong, 88, died on Friday, April 1, 2011 at a local hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.


Stephens, Angela Herberta Young

Angela Herberta Young Stephens, formerly of Chattanooga, Tennessee, transitioned on Monday, February 20, 2017, at her residence in Silver Spring, Maryland. Beloved wife of Leonard Stephens, she is survived by her sister, Verlery (Harold) Houston of Houston; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services are scheduled for  Monday, Feb. 27 . Visitation will be at  ... (click for more)

Holmes, Delicia Lopez

Delicia Lopez Holmes, 71, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home, Chattanooga, 423 877-3524. (click for more)

Pierce, Edith Marie (Dalton)

Edith Marie Pierce, 77, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Lena Lewis; brother-in-law, Gerald Trew; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Ella Pierce; sisters-in-laws, Louise Dempsey and Eula Vineyard; and brothers-in-law, Virgil and Frank Pierce. Edith was a member ... (click for more)

Johnson, Thomas Charles "T.C." (Varnell)

Thomas Charles "T.C." Johnson, 72, of Varnell, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at his residence.  He was preceded in death by his father, J. C. Johnson; mother, Susie Belle Clark; sister, Eva Mae Newton; and brother, Robert Newton Sr.  Survivors include his wife, Brenda Johnson of the residence; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Joseph Phipps of ... (click for more)

Inmate Dies At County Workhouse On Wednesday Night; Investigation Underway

An inmate died at the county workhouse at Silverdale on Wednesday night, and an investigation is underway.   Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies/CID were called to investigate the death of an inmate at CoreCivic (formerly CCA).  The inmate was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced deceased at that time.     The identity of the ... (click for more)

Walker County Will Not Seek Land For Durham Railroad Trail From Couple Who Sought To Block It

Walker County, Ga., under a new administration, will not seek to condemn land from a couple along a proposed public trail on the old Chickamauga to Durham Railroad. Former County Attorney Don Oliver, who supported the trail idea, in the waning days of the Bebe Heiskell administration went to court to condemn property in the name of Stanley Lowe and Jill Wyse at the community ... (click for more)