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Roy Exum: A Friend Back Home

The School Discipline Problems

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies


I promised myself I wouldn’t write about this until the timing was right but that was before I spent maybe the most fun hour I’ve had in I don’t know when on Friday morning. Now I am so excited ... (click for more)

Now we are told that we have so many disciplinary problems with our students that we have to open three more schools to take care of them? We go from one school to four. Does anyone not see ... (click for more)

In today’s edition of The Saturday Funnies, allow me to point out student loans for college are now $1.6 trillion (with a ‘t’) in the United States but what is mournful is the fact the life lessons ... (click for more)


Opinion

Roy Exum: A Friend Back Home

I promised myself I wouldn’t write about this until the timing was right but that was before I spent maybe the most fun hour I’ve had in I don’t know when on Friday morning. Now I am so excited about what might happen I’m about to pop. A couple of weeks ago I lost my phone and Bob Corker, our former Mayor and Senator and a lifelong friend, told me he went to considerable lengths ... (click for more)

The School Discipline Problems

Now we are told that we have so many disciplinary problems with our students that we have to open three more schools to take care of them? We go from one school to four. Does anyone not see that we are having a major problem with this. No wonder teachers are quitting and leaving Hamilton County Schools. It seems that we need to fix this before we fix anything else. How can ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Snow Showers, Very Cold In Chattanooga Forecast

Chattanoogans may see some snow flakes early Tuesday morning. However, snow lovers should not get too excited since little to no accumulation is expected. Temperatures will drop well below freezing on Tuesday night - going as low as 21. Amy Maxwell, of Hamilton County Emergency Services, said, "The 'teeth-chattering' cold temperatures expected to arrive late tonight in ... (click for more)

Driver Killed When Vehicle Runs Off Middle Valley Road On Sunday Night

One person was killed when a vehicle ran off Middle Valley Road on Sunday night. At approximately 9:36 p.m., the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 6500 block of Middle Valley Road. Preliminary investigation determined that a 2003 Chevy pick-up was southbound, left the west side of the roadway going down an embankment, struck a utility ... (click for more)

Sports

UTC Women Travel To Liberty

The Chattanooga women’s basketball team headed for Lynchburg, Va., for a Monday night matchup against Liberty. The game is set to tip off at 7:00 p.m. and will be carried live on ESPN+. Larry Ward will have the call on WFLI 97.7 FM/1070 AM. The Mocs are 0-2 on the year after opening on the road at Belmont Tuesday and hosting Hampton Saturday in a double header with the UTC ... (click for more)

Moc Wrestlers Drop Matches To Army, Illinois

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team hosted the inaugural Chattanooga Duals in Maclellan Gym today. The Mocs dropped a pair of matches to Army and Illinois in the tri-meet. UTC battled hard in its first match against Army before falling 18-12. The Black Knights opened the event earlier in the day with a 19-15 win over Illinois. The Mocs closed out the day ... (click for more)