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.
April 1, 2015
An attempt to revive Governor Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee legislation failed in the General Assembly on Tuesday. It failed to pass out of the Senate Commerce Committee. Senate ... (click for more)
A man was shot Wednesday afternoon on North Orchard Knob Avenue. At approximately 4:54 p.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to a person shot at 1400 ... (click for more)
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An attempt to revive Governor Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee legislation failed in the General Assembly on Tuesday. It failed to pass out of the Senate Commerce Committee. Senate Pro Tempore Bo Watson said he "remains hopeful that innovation and solutions outside the growth of TennCare will address the problems of access to care and high costs." He said, ... (click for more)
A man was shot Wednesday afternoon on North Orchard Knob Avenue. At approximately 4:54 p.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to a person shot at 1400 N. Orchard Knob Ave. Upon arrival, officers learned that a male victim was transported via personal vehicle to a local hospital. The victim suffered non-life ... (click for more)
March 30 has been set aside as National Doctors’ Day since 1933 as a time to recognize the contributions made by our physicians. While the recognition is appreciated, our greatest satisfaction comes from caring for our patients. For 132 years, the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society has been the physicians’ voice as we worked together to improve health of our community. ... (click for more)
On this April Fool’s Day, as I take my monthly stroll through my virtual garden, there are gorgeous flowers and there are weeds, which appear to be trying harder than the flowers. So let’s see what we find before searching for “The Prize Egg” on Sunday. A FLOWER to the New York cab driver who told a young writer, “Always remember that everyone you meet knows something that you ... (click for more)
Maybe it was just East Hamilton’s turn to win a tight game. After dropping 5-4 and 2-1 decisions to District 5-AAA rivals Bradley Central and McMinn County, respectively, the Hurricanes weren’t about to lose their third straight one-run decision in league play on Tuesday. So, Kyle Cox and Matt Milita, two of the team’s five seniors, decided to do something about ... (click for more)
Central baseball coach Glen Carter could finally breathe a sigh of relief. His Purple Pounders had bolted to a 7-0 lead in the first three innings of Monday's 6-AA skirmish with the Red Bank Lions and things were looking pretty good for those guys in purple. But it all came down to Red Bank's final at-bat. The Lions sent eight hitters to the plate and scored ... (click for more)