McGowan, Stephen

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Stephen McGowan, 71, died on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at his residence.  

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


Rossi, Gretchen

Gretchen Rossi, 67, of Flintstone, Georgia, passed away on December 28, 2016. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, and ex-husband, John Rossi. She is survived by her only child, Anthony Rossi, of Flintstone. Gretchen was a deli-bakery manager for BILO Food Store for 18 years, retiring in 2014 due to her failing health and disabilities.  ... (click for more)

Dodson, James Carrel, Sr.

James Carrel Dodson, Sr., 55, of East Ridge, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017. He was a resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Baptist faith. He was a graduate of East Ridge High School Class of 79 and then went on to get his HVAC Certification from Chattanooga State. He was a maintenance engineer for many years and enjoyed fishing. James took pride ... (click for more)

Dale, Jewell Patterson (Tunnel Hill)

Jewell Patterson Dale, 76, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Dale; and parents, Neil and Mary Patterson. She was a member of Tunnel Hill First Baptist Church and Auburntown First Baptist Church. Ms. Dale taught school for 42 years, with the last school being Dalton High ... (click for more)

Disney, Mildred M. Day (Benton)

Mildred M. Day Disney, 77, of Benton, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017 in an Athens hospital.  She was a member of Zion Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John “J.R.” Disney; mother, Maggie Lou Day; daughter, Veronica Disney Bell; and brother, Kenneth Day. She is survived by her, daughter, Cindy Disney of Benton; and grandsons, ... (click for more)

County Commission Votes 8-1 To Deny Permit For Controversial Bakewell Firing Range

The County Commission voted 8-1 on Wednesday to deny a special exceptions permit for a $2.4 million firing range at Retro-Hughes Road at Bakewell. Only Commissioner Greg Martin was in support. Opponents and supporters were again gathered at the courthouse, but the commission voted without hearing further argument. Commissioner Randy Fairbanks said to him "it is not a gun ... (click for more)

City Council Told Cost Has Soared For Moving Sewer Line Off Tubman Industrial Site

City Council members were told on Tuesday that the cost has soared for moving a sewer line completely off the Harriet Tubman industrial site. Bill Payne, city engineer, said it initially was around $1.5 million, but is now pegged at over $4 million. Councilman Chris Anderson, who heads the council's economic development committee, said the assertion brought "stunned looks" ... (click for more)