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.
Absentee by mail 217
Election Commission 1,769
April 20, 2015
A bill requiring an online registry of people who abuse dogs or cats passed the Tennessee House of Representatives on Monday. HB0147, sponsored by Nashville Rep. Darren Jernigan, ... (click for more)
A Louisville, Tn., woman has been sentenced to serve 360 months in federal prison for her part in a scheme at Knoxville's Benchmark Capital. Joyce Allen, 67, appeared before ... (click for more)
Samuel McCormick, 29, was shot Monday morning on East Brainerd Road. At approximately 7:13 a.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 7301 East Brainerd Road for ... (click for more)
A bill requiring an online registry of people who abuse dogs or cats passed the Tennessee House of Representatives on Monday. HB0147, sponsored by Nashville Rep. Darren Jernigan, would create a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation registry of people who are convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, animal fighting or a criminal offense against animals. Under ... (click for more)
A Louisville, Tn., woman has been sentenced to serve 360 months in federal prison for her part in a scheme at Knoxville's Benchmark Capital. Joyce Allen, 67, appeared before Judge Thomas A. Varlan. She was immediately taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service following the sentencing hearing. She was ordered to pay $20,711,371.72 in restitution. ... (click for more)
In a recent article, Commissioner Tim Boyd is quoted as being shocked at the "high" salaries of central office personnel. While I agree that their salaries are significantly more than what a classroom teacher could ever hope to make, I believe that his shock and disgust are misplaced. Those salaries, when compared to private-sector jobs, are hardly out of line. Superintendent ... (click for more)
In what was described as “a scene from some sick horror movie,” Giles County sheriff’s deputies and animal welfare officers raided the farm of known “Big Licker” Jeffery Alan Mitchell near Pulaski, Tn., last week and confiscated 55 Tennessee Walking Horses, all horribly malnourished and some that were so emaciated they could no longer walk. By Sunday, the horses were receiving medical ... (click for more)
Zach Mercer has won some big baseball games during his career as a pitcher for the Chattanooga Christian Chargers, but none have been any bigger than the 1-0 victory over visiting Notre Dame Monday afternoon. And he was almost perfect as only a fourth-inning walk to opposing pitcher Alex Darras and another walk to Quinton Buckman in the seventh kept it from being a perfect game. ... (click for more)
PEARL, MS -- Lookouts' Southern League Pitcher of the Month Tyler Duffey understands how it feels to pitch shutout baseball but end up with a no-record game. Duffey has had it happen twice. Monday, in his first start of the season, Alex Wimmers worked five shutout innings allowing just one hit while fanning three. But the Mississippi Braves scored four runs in the eighth and two ... (click for more)