With the census climbing at Erlanger Health System, hospital officials are scrambling to find available hospital beds. Rob Brooks, chief operating officer, said 12 rooms were opened up at Erlanger North in Red Bank. He said some of those are utilized for main campus patients who may actually be ready to go home but still have a Medicare-required three-day stay. He said the freed-up space is used for more seriously ill patients. Mr. ... (click for more)
Brent Pickard, 46, was the man who was shot and killed by county deputies on Wednesday night after a chase ended on Highway 153.. Four Hamilton County deputies were placed on leave, pending the investigation. At Pine Mar, Pickard crashed and shots were fired resulting in his death. ... (click for more)
Funeral services will be Friday for 70-year-old Thomas Howard Ables, who died Tuesday in a tractor accident at his farm at Daisy. A lifelong Daisy resident, Mr. Ables worked at DuPont for several years and retired from the Hamilton County Schools. He was a member of Sequoyah Baptist Tabernacle ... (click for more)
August 27, 2015
A man suffered injuries in a mountain bike crash near Stringer's Ridge Park on Thursday afternoon. It happened on Hiram Avenue on the Red Bank side of the park. After the crash, a woman ... (click for more)
A new book on Chattanooga's intriguing railroad history to be published by Chattanoogan.com will feature 69 chapters and cover rail history here and in surrounding towns. Railroads In and ... (click for more)
Chattanooga firefighters rushed to a house fire shortly after 1 p.m. on Thursday at 4214 3 rd Ave. Lt. Chris Blazek with Quint 6 said smoke was showing from the eves of the ... (click for more)
Should the estimated 11 million illegal aliens be rounded up and deported?