Man Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash On Hunt Road In Bradley County

Monday, February 18, 2013

A man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Hunt Road in southeast Bradley County on Monday night.

Just after 9 p.m., Bradley County Emergency Medical Service responded three ambulances and a shift commander to the 1500 block of Hunt Road. Reports were that a single vehicle had struck a power pole.

It was thought at first that there could be multiple occupants of the vehicle. When emergency crews arrived on the scene they found power lines on the ground and extensive damage to the vehicle.

The car dragged the power pole and came to rest against a tree.

Bradley County Fire and Rescue responders removed the driver from the vehicle. The male driver was the only occupant and appeared to be in his twenties. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Bradley County Sheriff's Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol are investigating the cause of the accident.


Family Makes Treasure Trove Of Early Chattanooga Photographs Available For Book; Stokes Collection Has Been Passed Down To Descendants

A treasure trove of Chattanooga photographs that have been passed down in the Stokes family for generations has now been assembled in an upcoming book. Chattanooga Around The Turn Of The Century: The Remarkable Stokes Collection will be published by Chattanoogan.com. Pre-orders are now being taken for the book, which includes over 700 photos on large-size pages. Publisher ... (click for more)

4 Nominated For City IDB

City Council members on Tuesday nominated four members to open positions on the city Industrial Development Board. Chosen were dentist Dr. Thomas Rumph, businessman Alan Lebovitz, Ray Adkins of Lookout Valley, and attorney Jimmy Rodgers. The full Council will vote on all the nominees next Tuesday night. Dr. Rumph and Mr. Lebovitz were chosen by Council members Chris Anderson, ... (click for more)

How To Reform The City Industrial Development Board - And Response (3)

My aims is to bring to the public’s attention the need for procedural changes that, if implemented, would significantly improve the information available the public, to the City Council and to the City Industrial Development Board about the verifiable benefits and costs of tax incentive financing structures and to make the entire process transparent. The public, the City ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: He Can Never Go Home

When Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston sparked top-ranked Florida State to a 56-41 comeback over N.C. State last Saturday, you would have thought the world had forgotten and virtually excused his vulgar rant from the week before. His inexcusable mid-week antics kept him sidelined during the Clemson game and brought down the nation’s scorn but less than a week later he was ... (click for more)

Baylor Impressive In Volleyball Sweep Of Signal Mountain

Baylor coach Sarah Lail paused briefly before saying that she's seen her Lady Red Raider volleyball team play better than they did on Monday, but they did just about everything right as they celebrated Senior Night with an impressive 3-0 victory over the Signal Mountain Lady Eagles. It was a meeting of two of the top three teams in Chattanooga -- too bad that Ooltewah couldn't ... (click for more)

Basketball, Wrestling Mocs Host Ball N' Brawl

It’s party time in the Scenic City. Chattanooga’s team is sending some of its best to close down 3rd Street on Friday, October 10, for Ball N’ Brawl. This inaugural event features the men’s and women’s basketball programs along with the wrestling team. “This was an idea coaches Heath Eslinger (wrestling) and Will Wade (men’s basketball) came up with,” Director of Marketing and ... (click for more)