City Police Department Makes Promotions

Monday, February 18, 2013

The Chattanooga Police Department promoted the following officers on Friday, to the listed ranks: 

Captain Eric Tucker

Captain Nealie Hogg

Lieutenant Jerri Weary

Lieutenant Pedro Bacon

Lieutenant Jason Irvin

Lieutenant Ponda Foster

Lieutenant Scott Fulgham

Lieutenant Todd Royval

Lieutenant Glenn Scruggs

Lieutenant Darrell Whitfield

Sergeant Timothy Tomisek

Sergeant Daniel Jones

Sergeant Joseph Carpenter

Sergeant James Franklin

Sergeant Marvin Scott Crider

Sergeant Russell Morrison

Sergeant Michael Wenger

Sergeant William Campbell

Sergeant Traci May

Sergeant Damon Davidson



Hunter Museum Celebrates The Season With Family Fun Day Dec. 3

Children and families from across the region are invited to the Hunter Museum on Sunday, Dec. 3 from 2-4 p.m. for a Family Fun Day special celebration of the holiday season.   Family Fun Day will feature musical and dance performances, holiday story reading, scavenger hunts in the galleries and hands-on arts activities for all ages.  In addition to cookie cutter ... (click for more)

Free Meter Parking Announced For The Holidays

The Chattanooga Parking Authority has announced downtown parking meters will not be enforced (and therefore need not be paid) on Thanksgiving Day, the Friday following, and Saturday.  Bus passes will not be available from the Parking Authority on the affected days. Parking in an unlawful area or manner (bus or loading zones, yellow curb, no parking, handicap space, ... (click for more)

Spring Creek Elementary Closed Monday And Tuesday Due To Fire In Boiler Room

There was a fire early Monday around  4 a.m.  in the boiler room at Spring Creek Elementary School causing the school to be closed Monday and Tuesday.    Damage from the fire was contained to the boiler room but the utilities to the building are also in the damaged boiler area which left the school without power, heat and other necessities to have ... (click for more)

Tony Williams, 26, Shot On Dodson Avenue Late Sunday Night

Tony Williams, 26, was shot late Sunday night on Dodson Avenue. Chattanooga Police responded at 11:50 p.m.,  to the 900 block of Dodson Avenue on a shooting.   Upon arrival, police located the victim who was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. HCEMS responded and transported the victim to a nearby hospital. The victim advised police that the ... (click for more)

Pollution For Profit?

Why should Chattanooga allow special interests to boost sediment pollution in our South Chickamauga Creek? To pad their profit margin and pass that cost on to city taxpayers? If your city council votes to reduce the storm water regulations – that is the result we can expect. Special interest homebuilders profit, but citizens pay.  More sediment pollution and paid for with ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: America’s ‘Shush’ Fund

Michael Reagan, the son of one of our nation’s greatest presidents, wrote a wonderful op-ed piece on Sunday that explained why he believes the women who have stepped forward to allege they were once abused by Judge Roy Moore. He wrote that when he, a political consultant, is asked why the women waited 40 years to bring up the charges, “I tell them I didn’t reveal my sexual abuse ... (click for more)