77 Interested In City Police Chief Job

Monday, March 24, 2014

City officials said they have received 77 applications to date for the vacant post of city police chief.

They range in experience from 15 years to 41 years in policing.

The candidates are from 25 states.

A consulting firm, PERF, is vetting the candidate field now and will make recommendations to Mayor Andy Berke and the Blue Ribbon Panel in the coming weeks.



Fort Oglethorpe Arrest Report For May 18-24

Here is the Fort Oglethorpe arrest report for May 18-24: 05-19-18 Travis James Pedigo, 42, of 408 Carson Road, Chattanooga arrested on charges of driving while license revoked and expired registration. 05-19-18 Dean Ray Ridley, 27, of 9 Jones Street, Lafayette arrested on an outstanding warrant. 05-20-18 Jennifer Michele Digges, 39, of 419 Barnhardt Circle, Fort ... (click for more)

Latest Bradley County Arrest Report

Click  here  for the latest Bradley County arrest report. (click for more)

Refuting Racism

In an opinion piece, 5/18/18, Rev. Josh Woodrow referred to me and my fellow School Board member, Joe Smith, as racists and white supremacists because we spoke out against busing. I have never met or spoken with Rev. Woodrow so he knows nothing about me. The reverend obviously knows nothing about Joe Smith either. Seems one of the reverend’s hobbies is “brewing beer”. Maybe, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Don’t Invent, Discover!’

When Randy Boyd stood in front of more than 75 black ministers in Memphis on Tuesday, the ever-dynamic “doer of deeds” told the pastors an exciting story. He talked about “First Things First” of Chattanooga because the Tennessee gubernatorial candidate is totally sold on what Julie Baumgardner and her team have proven keeps families together. Boyd then met with some representatives ... (click for more)

Baylor Wins D-II State Baseball

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Baylor School baseball team has been on a tear these past couple of weeks as they’ve been averaging double figures in runs scored and base hits. It's become quite a winning combination. That trend continued here at MTSU’s Reese Smith Jr. Field on Thursday afternoon in Baylor’s biggest and most important game of the season. Facing the Memphis University ... (click for more)

Tankersley Shuts Down Grace As Silverdale Wins 4-1 To Stay Alive In DII-A Softball

Silverdale Baptist Academy’s softball team is rewriting a script from the 2016 TSSAA state tournament. Two years ago, the Lady Seahawks lost to Meigs County in the opening game. They won four straight to get another crack at the Lady Tigers, and beat them 6-0 for force a deciding game for the championship. Meigs won that one, 8-5, and took home the title. This time around, ... (click for more)