Campos, Little Avery (Dalton)

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Little Avery Campos left this world and entered into God’s kingdom, Monday, September 11, 2017 at a local hospital. 

Little Avery Campos is survived by his parents; James and Andrea Campos; brother, Alex Patty; and sister, Chasity Crider. 

Graveside service will be held Friday, Sept. 15, at 11 a.m. from Ponders Murray Memorial Gardens. 

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706)226-4002 



Bennett, Teresa Anne Holcombe (Dalton)

Teresa Anne Holcombe Bennett's battle with breast cancer ended on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The cancer beat her body but it couldn’t defeat her spirit and her love of life. Her life was a witness for God and now she is safe and healthy in his arms. She was surrounded by her family and loved ones and lifted up in prayer by so many. She will be missed. Teresa was born in Carrollton, ... (click for more)

Brown, Ethel Blankinship (Cleveland)

Ethel Blankinship Brown, 95, a native of Polk County and a resident of Bradley County for the past 85 years, passed from this life into her new life in Heaven on Sunday, July 15, 2018. She was at home with family by her side. She was a longtime faithful member of First Baptist Church of Cleveland. She was a member of the Gleaners Sunday School Class. She had been a volunteer ... (click for more)

Lenoir Gail Hitchner

Lenoir Gail Hitchner, 70, of McDonald, Tennessee, passed away on  Thursday, July 19, 2018 . She was the daughter of the late Glenn and Ada Keener and was preceded in death by her brother, William Keener. Lenoir was a former medical transcriptionist and had worked for Erlanger Medical Center and Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. She was an avid sewer, quilter and ... (click for more)

Steve McKnight

Steve McKnight, 65, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 1, 2018, surrounded by his family. Steve was a gifted and talented teacher who was loved by his students and respected by his colleagues. He was inspired to teach because of several excellent teachers who encouraged him as a student. His great passion and dedication to teaching and learning was rewarded ... (click for more)

Rhonda Thurman "Astounded" At Low Performance By Hamilton County Schools On TNReady; Dr. Johnson Says Some Gaps "Closing" Between County And State

County School Board member Rhonda Thurman said Thursday she was "astounded" by low performance on TNReady scores that were just released.   Noting that the county schools are below state levels in many areas, she said, "I am blown away. I am just astounded. We spend millions and ten millions and this is what we get."   She said, "If people want to know why ... (click for more)

Senator Corker Calls Judge Kavanaugh "A Superb Nominee"

 Senator Bob Corker on Thursday called Judge Brett Kavanaugh "a superb nominee" for the U.S. Supreme Court.   He made the statement after meeting with President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.   Senator Corker said, “I had a great meeting today with Judge Kavanaugh and think he is a superb nominee. It is inspiring to me to see ... (click for more)