Precinct-By-Precinct Results Aug. 7, 2014, Election

Friday, August 8, 2014
Click here for the precinct-by-precinct results for the Aug. 7, 2014, Election.

Female Bradley County Highway Department Employee Run Over By Driver-Less Truck

A Bradley County Highway Department employee was rushed to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga after being run over by a driver-less truck at the department's equipment yard on Monday morning. Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis said the 50-year-old woman underwent surgery and was in stable condition, but was still in the Intensive Care Unit. The truck went out of gear, lurched ... (click for more)

Alexander Backs Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood, But It Fails In Senate

Senator Lamar Alexander on Monday voted in favor of legislation introduced by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) to redirect all federal taxpayer dollars currently spent at Planned Parenthood to thousands of centers across the country that provide women’s health services: However, the bill did not pass in the Senate. Senator Alexander said, “Under this legislation, federal taxpayer ... (click for more)

Why Is The City Diverting Federal Transportation Funds From Real Need?

The city of Chattanooga and CBL, owner of Hamilton Place Mall, would have the mass of taxpayers believe that improving mall access from the interstate is not impacting us financially.   Namely, CBL has committed to fund the city’s match of $8 million, so they will receive $32 million in Federal Transportation Funds that are allocated annually to local jurisdictions through ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Hero Is Coming Home

In late September, a very special funeral will be held in Bearden, Tenn., when 1 st Lt. Alexander “Sandy” Bonnyman Jr., will finally come home to lie in peace with his family. Sandy’s been dead for 72 years now, ever since he was killed in combat on the Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands on Nov. 22, 1943. He and a number of other Marine heroes were buried back then in a shallow ... (click for more)

NPSL Championship To Be Played In Chattanooga

It's Chattanooga FC taking on the New York Cosmos B for the National Premier Soccer League’s national championship and the Scenic City's Finley Stadium is the site Saturday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. Thanks to a 9,000 plus crowd at Chattanooga's 3-0 semifinal win against the Indiana Fire, the Tennessee team broke the league’s previous record of 8,878, which was ... (click for more)

Jones Press Conference Kicks Off Vols' Preseason

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Coach Butch Jones held his preseason football press conference on Monday at Neyland Stadium. Jones heads into his third season with visible enthusiasm after the Vols finished off the 2014 season with an impressive win over Iowa in the TaxSlayer Bowl, following that up with another nationally ranked recruiting class. "In terms of our football team, we ... (click for more)