Lt. Rick Hamrick has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an ongoing internal affairs investigation, officials in the Sheriff's Office said.
No information was given on what the probe was about.
Lt. Hamrick supervises the court officers.
May 4, 2016
Another truck wrecked Tuesday afternoon on Retro Hughes Road. A different truck wrecked last Thursday at the same curve. Both were headed to a site where a new hangar is being built. ... (click for more)
The County Commission on Wednesday gave one-year contract extensions to Randy Russell and Sharetta Smith. The commission was also set to continue Mr. Russell as the chief magistrate. However, ... (click for more)
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Another truck wrecked Tuesday afternoon on Retro Hughes Road. A different truck wrecked last Thursday at the same curve. Both were headed to a site where a new hangar is being built. The truck that wrecked on Tuesday was carrying the doors for the hangar. (click for more)
The County Commission on Wednesday gave one-year contract extensions to Randy Russell and Sharetta Smith. The commission was also set to continue Mr. Russell as the chief magistrate. However, commissioners said other magistrates should have the right to apply. That vote was postponed until next week. The chief magistrate makes $5,000 more than the other three magistrates ... (click for more)
To Roy Exum: With all the recent news of major dysfunctions within our educational system, I thought I might alert you to something better. About a year ago you ventured up Highway 58 to Central High School to represent your late grandfather, Roy McDonald, as he was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus during the annual Senior Day festivities. I sort of expected ... (click for more)
It is clearly a job nobody can do for over an hour or two, but Neal Pinkston, working in hand with precise professionals from the county’s auditing department, is intent on doing the right thing. As I watched a revolving team of four people at a time open and study envelopes of autopsy photographs on Tuesday, the scene would have made a fascinating television documentary. But ... (click for more)
There’s nothing more fun than covering a softball game featuring two outstanding teams, ones who can get clutch hits, pitch through tough situations and even make spectacular defensive plays when the game is on the line. That was the case at Silverdale Tuesday afternoon where the Lady Seahawks were hosting the Baylor Lady Red Raiders. Silverdale had gone to Baylor on April ... (click for more)
CLEVELAND, Tenn. – Bradley Central wrapped up its regular season on Tuesday with an 8-1 non-district baseball victory over Knoxville West at Toby McKenzie Baseball Complex. In their final tune-up for the District 5-3A tournament that starts on Wednesday at Cleveland High School, the Bears improved to 23-6 and rode the five-hit pitching of Jacob Moses (3-2) to the impressive win ... (click for more)