Carver, Joseph "Opie"

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Joseph "Opie" Carver, 26, of Chattanooga, formerly of Whitwell, Tennessee, died on Monday, January 7, 2013 in a local hospital.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. CST on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Tate Funeral Home, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, Tn.

The family will gather with friends on Saturday at Tate Funeral Home from noon until the hour of the service.

Local arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services; 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, Tn. 37343.


Dillingham, Luther Andrew "L.A."

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Pontes, Jorge DeOliveira

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Brown, Michael "Mike" (LaFayette)

Michael  “Mike”  Brown,  55,  of  LaFayette, GA,  passed  away  Wednesday, December 17, 2014. He  was  a  member  of  the  Old  Way  Baptist  Church. He was preceded in  death  by  mother,  Freida  May  Hendon  Lanier. He is survived  by his wife, ... (click for more)

Armstrong, Paul "Shane" (Dalton)

Paul “Shane” Armstrong, 40, of Dalton, GA, died on Tuesday December 16, 2014 at Gordon Hospital in Gordon County, GA. Shane was born on April 6, 1974 in Dalton to the late Margaret Louise Beavers, of Dalton. Shane is survived by his loving wife, Sonia Armstrong; sons, Dakota Holcomb and Jonathon Killion; daughter, Natoma Armstrong; grandchildren, Jasper Armstrong and Edwin ... (click for more)

Erlanger To Proceed With Manager Bonuses In 2 Steps; Considering Employee Performance Incentive Plan

Erlanger President and CEO Kevin Spiegel said Wednesday night that the hospital plans to proceed with $1.7 million in manager bonuses in two steps. Current participants in the incentive program will receive 50 percent of the approved 2014 performance plan this month. The remaining 50 percent will be paid to the management group in July 2015. At the same time, Mr. Spiegel ... (click for more)

Caldwell Arrested In Rapes Of 2 Women Over 60 In Brainerd, Hixson

Investigators have made an arrest in the rape cases that were reported last weekend. Taken into custody was Derrick Dewayne Caldwell, 30. He is charged with two counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated burglary. Police said two women over 60 years old were raped in Brainerd and in Hixson in separate incidents. (click for more)