Light, Joseph

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Joseph Light, of Hermitage, died on Tuesday, Sept. 2, in Chattanooga. 

Arrangements will be announced by Lane Funeral Home,601 Ashland Terrace, 423 877-3524.


Stophel, Nathan C.

Nathan C. Stophel of Chattanooga, 60, died on September 28, after a year-long battle with cancer.   He is survived by his mother, Pauline Phipps Stophel, a daughter, Keri, a nephew, Hunter Bethea, a brother-in-law, Richard Bethea, six uncles and aunts, and several cousins.   He was predeceased by his father, John C. Stophel, a prominent attorney in Chattanooga, ... (click for more)

West, Betty Manners

Betty Manners West, 81, died peacefully at home, following a valiant battle with cancer, with her loving husband, James (Jim) West, at her side. Their love spanned over 62 amazing years. Betty was born in Detroit, Mi., and met Jim in high school in Clarksville, Tn. Their adventures began in Cookeville, Tn., while Jim finished his senior year at Tennessee Tech and Betty worked ... (click for more)

Cook, Deborah "Debbie" Lynn (LaFayette)

Deborah "Debbie" Lynn Cook, 60, of LaFayette, Georgia, passed away Thursday morning, September 29, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.   She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elbert David Potts and Pearl Vesteen Griffin; nephew, Herschel Burnette; and son-in-law, Ken Green. Debbie is survived by ... (click for more)

Scroggins, Polly Ann (Cleveland)

Polly Ann Scroggins, 64, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday September 28, 2016 at the family residence. She was the daughter of the late Pete and Melba Faye Henley Wooden; and was also preceded in death by her son David Bryan Scroggins; and her sister Betty Joe Keith. She was of the Church of God Faith and was a member of the Riceville Church of God. Survivors ... (click for more)

County GOP Chairman Says Mayor Berke Should Immediately Resign For Admittedly Using Encrypted Messaging With Top Staff

Hamilton County Republican Party Chairman Tony Sanders said Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke "should immediately resign after admitting that he and his senior staff employ an encrypted message application that neither records or stores messages sent and received for the purpose of official city of Chattanooga business on a government-owned server." He said he was guilty of "deliberates ... (click for more)

Grohn Says Berke Use Of Encrypted Message Service Was Deliberate Attempt To Avoid Open Records

City Councilman Larry Grohn said F riday  that the use of an encrypted message service by Mayor Andy Berke was a deliberate attempt to avoid the Open Records Act. Councilman Grohn, who is running for mayor, said, " In recent days, there has been one story after another come out concerning how the Mayor and his head staffers have used end-to-end encryption apps ... (click for more)