A house was heavily damaged by fire on Wessex Lane in East Brainerd late Monday afternoon.
A number of fire companies responded to the blaze, which destroyed the roof.
No injuries were reported.
Wessex Lane is near Banks Road and Standifer Gap Road.
April 17, 2014
Here are the upcoming City Council agendas: Agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman ... (click for more)
Heads-up work by detectives led to the arrest of two suspects in a burglary at Michigan Avenue Baptist Church. The break-in and theft from the church’s annex building where youth worship ... (click for more)
The Tennessee General Assembly has passed a bill that reduces the number of times sexual abuse victims must testify in court. Under the new “Child Protection Act,” a person accused of sexually ... (click for more)
Here are the upcoming City Council agendas: Agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Berz). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. V. Ordinances ... (click for more)
Heads-up work by detectives led to the arrest of two suspects in a burglary at Michigan Avenue Baptist Church. The break-in and theft from the church’s annex building where youth worship services are held occurred sometime from April 8 and when it was discovered on April 11. Early in the investigation detectives found a DVD/VCR unit and dehumidifier that ... (click for more)
Tennessee will join the rest of the southeast region, the nation and countries across the world in celebrating Earth Day on April 22. The entire month of April is a great time to reflect on the strides we have made to reduce pollution over the last 44 years, and assess current environmental conditions while evaluating our personal responsibility to a cleaner environment. ... (click for more)
Jim Coppinger, who as the mayor of Hamilton County has understandably had to grow some thick skin, wants no part of the repulsive billboards now seen around town that ask, “Do you have gonorrhea?” His Tuesday morning telephone call revealed he is just as disgusted as the rest of us who see them showing a picture of a forlorn African-American male. “You need to know the Hamilton ... (click for more)
Ooltewah was on the verge of a District 5-AAA double-header sweep against Cleveland. But the Blue Raiders’ hot-hitting catcher Hunter Oliver had other ideas. The Owls rode Logan Fugate’s brilliant two-hit shutout and two first-inning runs to a 2-0 win over Cleveland in the first game at A.C. Bud Ball Field on Wednesday. “Logan is an absolute warrior,” Owls coach Brian Hitchcox ... (click for more)
Boyd-Buchanan’s Brandon Willingham threw a three-hit, complete-game gem and set a school record with 17 strikeouts in the Bucs’ 7-1 victory over Copper Basin on Wednesday. Willingham, a sophomore, improved his record to 6-0 on the season while the Bucs went to 14-9 overall and 5-0 in District 5-A. Willingham threw 101 pitches with 73 strikes in dominating the Cougars. Willingham ... (click for more)