Silvers, Leatha (Old Fort)

Friday, November 9, 2012

Leatha Silvers, 76, of Old Fort, TN, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2012 in a Chattanooga health care facility. 

Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by Fike Funeral Home when they become available.

Johnson, Rosemary Wesson (Summerville)

Rosemary Wesson Johnson, age 72, of Lyerly Street, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Monday, March 19, 2018, morning in a Rome hospital.  A native of Chattooga County, Georgia, she was born to the late Charles and Jacqueline (Stephens) Wesson on Oct. 17, 1945.  She was a member of West Summervile Baptist Church, was retied from inspection department of Salem Mills, ... (click for more)

Dixon, Robert Eugene (Dalton)

Robert Eugene Dixon, age 73 of Dalton, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Hamilton Medical Center. Survivors include a daughter, Angela Vo of Dalton; two sons, Bobby Lamar Dixon of Chatsworth and Gregory Brian Dixon of Dalton; a sister, Reba Ensley of Cleveland; a brother, Jackie Dixon of Chatsworth; and three grandchildren also survive. A graveside service will be ... (click for more)

Berta Hawkins Brown

Berta Hawkins Brown, age 90,   of Signal Mountain, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018. Berta was born, raised and lived all her life on Signal Mountain.  She retired from the United States Postal Service with over 20 years of service.  Berta was a member of Wayside Presbyterian Church and she enjoyed quilting and crocheting.    ... (click for more)

James "Jim" Alfred Reeves

James "Jim"  Alfred Reeves, 84, of Soddy Daisy passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Mr. Reeves retired from TVA after many years of service as a machinist, a member of Red Bank Baptist Church and a former member of Sequoyah Baptist Tabernacle.  He loved his Sunday School Class, enjoyed gardening, NASCAR and bowling. Jim was preceded in death by his son, Jimmy ... (click for more)

City May Make It Easier For Food Trucks To Operate In Chattanooga

The City Council is considering action that would make it easier for food trucks to operate in Chattanooga.  City Attorney Wade Hinton said cities like Austin and Portland have thriving food truck operations and Chattanooga is studying those models. He said, "It's truly an industry there." He said a 2013 food truck ordinance was limited and did not allow food trucks on ... (click for more)

Magistrate Says She Was Fired Because Philyaw Did Not Want To Be Seen With Someone Openly Gay

A former magistrate at Juvenile Court said she was fired because Judge Rob Philyaw and Court Administrator Sam Mairs "wanted me gone because I was openly gay." County Attorney Rheubin Taylor said Elizabeth Gentzler was not the only gay at Juvenile Court and Hamilton County government, indicating that may be part of the county's defense. Attorney Stuart James, representing Ms. ... (click for more)