With early voting ending Thursday, only 5,241 have cast ballots thus far.
Election day is next Tuesday for mayor and all nine City Council seats.
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January 19, 2017
A 20-year-old who was charged with the robbery and beating of a 71-year-old woman in the Northgate Mall parking lot and an 80-year-old woman at the Mapco on Highway 58 was sent off to state ... (click for more)
Another snag has stalled the transfer by the county schools of the East Ridge High athletic complex to the city of East Ridge. School board attorney Scott Bennett said the attorney for East ... (click for more)
Chattanooga firefighters responded to a house fire at 2006 Laura Street around 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. Battalion Chief Don Bowman said the firefighters located the ... (click for more)
A 20-year-old who was charged with the robbery and beating of a 71-year-old woman in the Northgate Mall parking lot and an 80-year-old woman at the Mapco on Highway 58 was sent off to state prison after entering guilty pleas on Thursday. Carlos Kirksey, who was 19 at the time of the Jan. 12, 2016, attack, was given a three-year prison term on two robbery counts. He got ... (click for more)
Another snag has stalled the transfer by the county schools of the East Ridge High athletic complex to the city of East Ridge. School board attorney Scott Bennett said the attorney for East Ridge asked for a brief delay. He said East Ridge is concerned that, because the county schools retain certain rights regarding the property, that it might prevent the city from getting ... (click for more)
I am okay with Haslam’s idea of raising the gas tax and lowering the food tax. But, I want to see a tax of bicycles since they have their own lanes now and they also have to be maintained. How much revenue would that bring in? I would think if we have enough bike riders to have the lanes in the first place, there must be enough to generate some money for road improvements. ... (click for more)
I am surely one of the biggest proponents of high school athletics there is, especially after half a decade of being an eye witness to the vast array of lessons that are learned every day by anyone associated with sports. That said, I have watched the Hamilton County Commission waffle on a $500,000 track at Central High School with a certain curiosity because the same high school ... (click for more)
Tyner may occasionally have an off night scoring, but that Rams defense is always spot-on. East Hamilton saw that first hand Thursday night in a hot Tyner Academy gymnasium. It didn’t rain points. Neither offense was sparkling, but the Rams had a distinct edge on one end of the court throughout the game – East Hamilton’s. The Rams got to almost every loose ball, most ... (click for more)
The undefeated and top-ranked Cleveland Blue Raider wrestling team just keeps rolling along, winning the close ones and also winning the ones not so close. Thursday night at Walker Valley, the Blue Raiders recorded five pins, three technical falls and two forfeits in a 60-12 victory over the Mustangs. Those pins came from Bryce Pond, Colton Landers, Austin Sweeney, Dylan Jones ... (click for more)