Enrollment at the Hamilton County Schools after the fifth day is 42,285 - up 335 students over the fifth day last school year.
The increase in the high schools is 426.
Middle schools are down 55, and elementary schools down 36.
January 28, 2015
Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson has issued an alert concerning attempted fraud in the area. The sheriff said law enforcement agencies have received numerous calls of yet another ... (click for more)
The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who used a stolen credit card to rack up more than $450 in fraudulent charges. The card was stolen from a man’s ... (click for more)
In his first hearing as a member of the Senate Budget Committee, Senator Bob Corker questioned Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf about the impact debt and deficits have ... (click for more)
Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson has issued an alert concerning attempted fraud in the area. The sheriff said law enforcement agencies have received numerous calls of yet another “Green Dot” card swindle. There have been several other scams of this type in Southeast Tennessee and nationwide. Complainants report they receive a phone call from a male identifying ... (click for more)
The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who used a stolen credit card to rack up more than $450 in fraudulent charges. The card was stolen from a man’s bag in an unlocked gym locker. The theft happened sometime between 4:30 and 6:45 p.m. on Jan. 15. The male victim left his belongings unlocked in a gym locker room while he worked out. After ... (click for more)
Shelley Andrews was one of the kindest, most thoughtful and most effective laborers in our community. Her work with the Friends of Moccasin Bend was exemplary. She listened, she learned and she led with dignity and class. Her brave battle with ovarian cancer was a testament to her positive spirit and commitment to her work on behalf of the people of this region. ... (click for more)
I love the old story about a popular Senator who, during the Cuban Missile Crisis, was asked late one evening, “Sir, what if we get bombed?” to which came the quick reply, “I’d be absolutely delighted … I can get one of my aides to drive us home afterwards.” You think of stuff like that when word comes from Kentucky that state legislator Brandon Smith was caught driving erratically ... (click for more)
Libby Peigen, daughter of Ooltewah coach Elaine Peigen, has been named head volleyball coach at Soddy-Daisy, replacing Lorri Johnson. Peigen had been head middle school and assistant varsity coach at East Hamilton before taking over the Lady Trojans' program. She played volleyball at Ooltewah and Lee University. The announcement of Peigen's hiring was originally posted ... (click for more)
(Story will be updated) Hamilton Heights wing Joan Duran has made a verbal commitment to Middle Tennessee State University. Duran, a 6-foot-6-inch senior, has been instrumental in the Hawks’ highly successful season. Duran and Hamilton Heights (22-2) will participate in the prestigious Huntington (W.Va.) Prep Classic this weekend. The Hawks will play Arlington Country ... (click for more)