Individuals Involved In Combatting Domestic Violence Honored At Courts Building Ceremony

Friday, October 25, 2013

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a number of individuals were recognized on Thursday for their contributions to the cause.

A plaque will be installed at the Courts Building with their names included.

Honorees included:

Robin Brewer – Court Advocate for the Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
District Attorney General Bill Cox
Tracy Cox- Legal Aid attorney
Assistant District Attorney General Ben Boyer
Retired Lt. Chris Chambers – Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
Jan Ramsey- victim & witness coordinator for district attorney's office
Mary Sneed – Project Coordinator, Courthouse
Deana Lane – Advocate for Domestic Violence Victims
Lt.

Jerome Halbert – Chattanooga Police Department
Babs Ragsdale – Deputy Clerk of Courts, Courthouse
Kate Murray – Advocate for Domestic Violence Victims
Sandra Hollett – CEO, Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
Regina McDevitt – Director, Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
Sergeant Rebecca Shelton – Chattanooga Police Department
Carol Anderson – Deputy Clerk, Circuit Court
Melody Bonilla – La Paz
Lydia Salva – Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
Cathy Allshouse – Southeast Tennessee Legal Services
Charlotte Boatwright – Coordinator, Chattanooga Family Justice Alliance
Nancy Ridge – Advocate for Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
Richard Williams – Director, Abuse Intervention with Life Skills



Friends Of The Chattanooga Public Library Hold Summer Book Sale

The Friends Of The Chattanooga Public Library will hold a Summer Book Sale at Eastgate Mall, Entrance A, from Aug. 12-28. Sale hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays from noon-6 p.m.  Saturday, Aug. 26 is half price day.  Sunday, Aug. 27 is $5 bag day.and free to teachers and non-profits.  Monday, Aug. 28 is "Free Books for Everyone," ... (click for more)

WTCI Offers Free Educational Resources For Solar Eclipse To Community and NOVA Eclipse Glasses To New Kids Club Members

WTCI is sharing free resources, including digital videos and a suite of graphics, printable, and animated lessons to prepare for experiencing and understanding the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. New and renewing Kids Club members will also receive a family pack of NOVA solar eclipse glasses, free admission to the WTCI Kids Day Aug. 27 at Lake Winnie, and a prize pack of tickets ... (click for more)

Police Chief Nominee Roddy Quizzed By City Council

Chattanooga Police Chief nominee David Roddy answered 30 minutes of questions from City Council members on Tuesday afternoon. He was asked questions ranging from his plans to bring more minorities to the department to the meaning of a tattoo he sports. Assistant Chief Roddy said it was found that out of 227 minorities who expressed an interest in joining the Chattanooga Police ... (click for more)

City Adds Amendment To ATV Noise Ordinance

The City Council on Tuesday approved the ATV noise ordinance, but added a new section. Since the ordinance was altered, the passage on Tuesday was still considered just the first reading. The second and final reading will be next Tuesday. Councilman Ken Smith had proposed the amendment. He said his son has an ATV, and he said they conducted a test. He said the son's ATV ... (click for more)

Employee Should Not Have Been Fired For Going To Charlottesville Rally - And Response (4)

Re: Employee fired by Mojo Burrito for attending Charlottesville rally: It bothers me that the employee at the restaurant was fired for doing something on his own time. Had he shown acts that bothered the owners before this? I am so against everything that happened at the rally, but also where does all this stop? If I go to a movie that my employer doesn't like will I ... (click for more)

A Tale Of 3 Properties

Here in Lookout Valley on the far southwest edge of Chattanooga and Hamilton County, trees and rocks are plentiful but sidewalks are as rare as unicorns. It’s a land the governments forget – until tax collection time.  The recent county reappraisal spoke about ‘comps,’ recent sale prices of comparable local properties. But the assessors defined ‘comparable’ to suit themselves, ... (click for more)