6 Stores Fail Alcohol Compliance Check

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The Chattanooga Police Department’s Regulatory Bureau, the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission, and the Hamilton County Anti-Drug Coalition conducted a series of compliance checks this past Saturday night. During the check, an underage buyer attempted to purchase alcohol from 13 different businesses where seven of the stores checked the ID and refused the sale, and six stores failed.

The seven businesses that passed the check were:

Mimi Mini Mart, 2304 Glass Street

Fast Stop, 2285 Wilcox Blvd.

Big K Liquor, 909 Dodson Ave.

Island Liquors, 5987 Brainerd Rd.

ABC Liquor Store, 3948 Brainerd Rd.

Jack’s Liquor, 216 Market St.

Welcome Liquors, 2000 Market St.

The six businesses that sold to the underage buyer were:

Red Fuel, 2601 Harrison Pike

Triple T’s, 2801 Dodson Ave.

Sandy’s Mini Market, 400 Glass St.

Citico Mini Market, 1320 Citico Ave.

Quick Stop, 1301 N. Holtzclaw Ave.

Lamplighter Liquor, 5032 Brainerd Rd.

The beer stores will be in front of the Beer Board at a later date. The liquor store will face an administrative hearing in Nashville at a later date. 


Fort Oglethorpe Arrest Report For Oct. 24-30

Here is the Fort Oglethorpe arrest report for Oct. 24-30: Timothy Lee Gray, 35, of 10331 Sims Harris Road, Ooltewah was arrested October 24 on a charge of loitering and prowling. Samantha Lois Smith, 32, of 10331 Sims Harris Road, Ooltewah was arrested October 24 on a charge of loitering and prowling. Laressa Michelle King, 23, of 8815 Surry Circle, Chattanooga was ... (click for more)

Upcoming City Council Agendas

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:   Tuesday, Nov. 4:  I.          Call to Order. II.         Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Anderson). III.       Minute Approval.               ... (click for more)

Thanks For Publishing The Stokes Photo Book

I pre-ordered the Stokes Photo Book and picked it up Wednesday . The covers and content are very high quality and contain photos you will not see anywhere else.  This book of photos is worth much more than $35.  I have seen many historic photos of my hometown Chattanooga, but this collection is amazing. My favorites are National Cemetery, Confederate Cemetery near ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saban: ‘Ratings Don’t Matter’

When the first College Football Playoff rankings were released earlier this week, Alabama football coach Nick Saban got it right on the button when he shrugged, “I don't even care, to be honest with you." "To me, none of it matters, What does it matter?” he laughed at the Tide’s No. 6 ranking. “I mean, it only matters where you end up at the end. So what matters to us is how ... (click for more)

Owls Beat McMinn, 30-12, To Complete Unbeaten Regular Season

Undefeated. Sounds nice, huh. After a sluggish first half that produced only three points on a Laszlo Toser field goa., third-ranked Ooltewah came to life in the third quarter, riddled McMinn County’s defense with three Kelvin Leon touchdown passes in the third quarter and went on to beat the Cherokees, 30-12, at James N. Monroe Stadium to secure the school’s third unbeaten ... (click for more)

Notre Dame Clobbers Grundy Co. For 7-AA Title

Notre Dame coach Charles Fant is always hoping that his Fighting Irish football team can get off to a fast start. He never thought it would be as quick as what he saw Thursday night at Jim Eberle Field. With a District 7-AA championship on the line on an evening when they honored all of the fall senior athletes, a football game turned into a track meet and eventually a victory ... (click for more)