Willis, Robbie

Friday, November 3, 2017

Robbie Willis, 70, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017, in Chattanooga.

Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423-622-9995.


David Lindsay Bishop, Jr.

David Lindsay Bishop, Jr., 86, a resident of Chattanooga, passed away October 21, 2018. He was born on Dec. 21, 1931, to the late Annie Elizabeth and David L. Bishop Sr.  David was a former employee at the Chattanooga Times from 1951 till 1982.  In 1979 he and Lydia, who were avid runners, opened Bishop’s Running Center on Cassandra Smith Road.  He won more ... (click for more)

Williams, Shirley

Shirley Williams, 67, passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018, in Chattanooga.   Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Pickett, Truman "Wayne" (Cleveland)

Truman “Wayne” Pickett, 80, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018, at his residence.   He was a native and lifelong resident of Bradley County.  He was retired from Starkey Printing and also served in the Bradley County Sheriff’s Department for seven years.  He was a co-founder of the Main Street Cruiser’s Car Club.  Wayne was a ... (click for more)

King, Jeffrey Lynn (Cleveland)

Jeffrey Lynn King, 54, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday morning, October 21, 2018, at his home. He was born on Nov. 13, 1963. Jeffrey was a gifted mechanic who loved racing and sent many weekends at the Cleveland Speedway. He also worked for many local auto detail shops in his lifetime and enjoyed fishing in his spare time.  He was ... (click for more)

WWTA Releases Timetable That Would Have Ooltewah Sewage Treatment Plant In Operation By 2025; Public Meetings Set At Central High

The Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority has released a timetable that would have a new sewage treatment in Ooltewah in operation by 2025.   A request for a site at Mahan Gap Road goes before the Planning Commission at Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. It goes to the County Commission Zoning Committee on Dec. 12 and the full commission on Dec. 19.    ... (click for more)

Downtown Post Office Finally Getting Handicap Ramp

Chattanooga's Downtown Post Office, after some lawsuits and numerous complaints over the years, is finally getting a handicap ramp. Federal Judge Sandy Mattice said the complaints had increased in recent months and the General Services Administration agreed to fund the project at the historic building on Georgia Avenue. The judge said, "It's a beautiful building, but it's ... (click for more)