168 In Homeless Cold Weather Shelters; Afternoon City Court Operating; Cleveland Offices Open At Noon

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Salvation Army is at capacity with its cold weather shelter at 60 and the Community Kitchen has 108 so far in the cold weather shelter, officials said Tuesday night. 

Kimberly George said, "This is the most the two of us have had so far."

She added, "More are at the Chattanooga Rescue Mission too." 

Lows are not set to reach above freezing in Chattanooga until Saturday night.

Meanwhile, Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland said Wednesday morning, "Cleveland city offices will open at noon.

"Public works has done an outstanding job of clearing streets."

The Chattanooga City Court will have court Wednesday afternoon  at  3:004:00 and 5:00.

If anyone lives in an area where it is unsafe to drive, their cases will be moved one week to Jan. 24 at the same time.



Man Who Was Shot In The Leg Files Suit In Federal Court

Police Say Same Suspect Stole Tools 3 Different Times From Garage

School Resource Officer Struck By Vehicle At Crossville


A 52-year-old man who was shot in the leg by a county officer "while avoiding arrest" last Jan. 19 has filed suit in Federal Court. Kenneth Charles Rogers is suing the county, Sheriff Jim ... (click for more)

Police say a woman took tools three different times from a garage on Middle Valley Drive off Noah Reid Road. Sheyenne Sullivan, 20, is facing aggravated burglary and a number of theft charges. ... (click for more)

A School Resource Officer in Crossville was struck by a vehicle on Tuesday afternoon. In an incident at approximately 3:10 p.m., School Resource Officer Scott Iles, a deputy sheriff with the ... (click for more)


Breaking News

Man Who Was Shot In The Leg Files Suit In Federal Court

A 52-year-old man who was shot in the leg by a county officer "while avoiding arrest" last Jan. 19 has filed suit in Federal Court. Kenneth Charles Rogers is suing the county, Sheriff Jim Hammond, Deputy Nathan Fountain, Deputy Carl Young, Deputy Mike Mullins and the unknown deputy who shot him. Attorney John Wolfe said Rogers almost died from the gunshot. He said he has ... (click for more)

Police Say Same Suspect Stole Tools 3 Different Times From Garage

Police say a woman took tools three different times from a garage on Middle Valley Drive off Noah Reid Road. Sheyenne Sullivan, 20, is facing aggravated burglary and a number of theft charges. A resident of Middle Drive said the woman, always wearing the same sweatshirt, was caught on video each time. A detective, looking at the video, recognized Ms. Sullivan. He said she ... (click for more)

Opinion

Fake News Strikes Again And Again

Two major stories exploded across the headlines this past week which confirm my opinion that the mainstream media (MSM) is biased, incompetent, and can seldom be trusted to impart the news fairly and accurately. The first instance was the BuzzFeed story regarding Michael Cohen and how he allegedly lied on President Trump's behalf to Congress. Virtually all of the big media outlets ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Walmart vs 535 Morons

There is an anonymous paper on the Internet that tells how Walmart could do a better job running America instead of the pompous flops and duds we send to Washington. Please try to connect the dots on Walmart’s 1.6 million employees and the obscene profits that they make versus our 535 members of Congress who blow through money while “WallyWorld” churns out an average of $20-thousand ... (click for more)

Sports

Vols Climb To Top Spot In AP Rankings As Duke Falls To #2

Riding a 12-game win streak and fueled by one of the most efficient offensive attacks in the nation, Tennessee ascended to the top spot in Monday's updated Associated Press Top 25 rankings. It marks the second time in program history that the Volunteers have earned the top spot in the AP poll. The first came on Feb. 25, 2008. As of Monday's rankings update, Tennessee ... (click for more)

Fast-Starting UTC Wrestlers Whip VMI

Chattanooga wrestling coach Kyle Ruschell set a few pretty specific goals for his UTC wrestling team on Sunday afternoon at Maclellan Gym and the first-year head coach was more than pleased with the results. Getting off to a fast start and winning the first six matches, the mat Mocs improved to 3-5 overall and more importantly 1-0 in Southern Conference action with a commanding ... (click for more)