County-Wide "Meet And Greet" The Candidates

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Harrison Ruritan Club will host an all-candidates rally Saturday from 4-9:30 p.m. Fish and BBQ dinners will be available from 4-8 p.m.  Live Bluegrass bands will perform from 6-9 p.m. Over 100 candidates have been invited to attend.

 An “All-Candidates Rally” will be held on Saturday, July 12, 4-8 p.m.  Candidates who have opposition will be allowed to speak for three minutes, and those without an opponent will have two minutes.  David Carroll, WRCB news anchor, will be the moderator.

Both events will be held at the Harrison Ruritan Club, 5709 Tyner Lane, next to Harrison Elementary School. Proceeds from the dinners will be used for our Community Service Projects. The Harrison Club is the largest club in Ruritan with 176 members. The club was recently presented a “Blue Ribbon Award” from Ruritan National.

For more information call 423 344-8851 or e-mail tnjim3@comcast.net.


Eastdale Neighborhood Association To Meet Monday

The Eastdale Neighborhood Association meeting will be  Monday at 6 p.m., City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod said. The m eeting will be held at the Eastdale Youth and Family Development Center. (click for more)

Patsy Henry Elected GOP Women Area 3B Vice President

Patsy Henry, former Hamilton County Republican Women club president, was elected Area 3B Vice President for the Tennessee Federation of Republican Women for 2018-2019.  She replaces Lita Esquinance from Bradley County Republican Women. The Nominating Committee, Presidents, Delegates and Alternates representing Bradley County Republican Women, Hamilton County Republican ... (click for more)

Woman Arrested In Murder Of Eric Burchfield In Hixson; Mother Of Victim Said, "Ember Killed Him"

A woman has been arrested in the murder of 28-year-old Eric Burchfield in Hixson early Friday morning. Police identified her as Ember Lee Cash Elm. She was booked as Emily Leanne Brooks Johnson, 26, of 4024 Woodmont Dr. At 3:25 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a person who had been shot at the Kangaroo Express at 4849 Hixson Pike. Officers were on regular ... (click for more)

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson Booked At County Jail; Says He Is Not Guilty

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson was booked at the Bradley County Jail Friday morning. He faces six separate charges of altering/falsifying/forging a title plate assignment. Sheriff Watson, a former state legislator, posted a $30,000 bond. He issued this statement, "For more than a year, I have confronted numerous accusations from some who desire to have more control ... (click for more)

Do Something To Protect Our Children

It is unconscionable in this day and age that these children had to exist in such deplorable conditions and that an innocent baby suffered and died alone in a locked car.  Yes, there is blame and accountability considering this family had child neglect charges filed a few years ago (that were apparently dropped and expunged) and a large part of the responsibility should ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Every week I get emails full of inspiration and funny stories. This summer I have gathered a sampling of my weekly harvest and presented the collection as a reminder we ought to cherish laughter with those we love and the weekend. I am not only amazed how popular my ‘Summer Saturdays’ have become but this week I have gotten funnies from California, Texas and Arizona, to mention ... (click for more)