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Police Blotter: Man Going 68 In 30 Was Near Drunk Level; Aggressive Panhandler Working Near East Ridge/Chattanooga Line

Inspection Of Bradley County Jail Finds Overcrowding, Inadequate Staffing

Bond Hearing Reset For Charles Shelton, Who Is Facing Possible Death Penalty


An officer at Windsor Street and N. Chamberlain clocked a white Ford Ranger driving at 68 mph (in a 30). After stopping the truck at the intersection of N. Chamberlain Avenue and Windsor Street, ... (click for more)

Several deficiencies were found during an inspection by the Tennessee Corrections Institute of the Bradley County Jail. Officials said most of the deficiencies are a result of continued overcrowding ... (click for more)

A bond hearing for a Chattanooga man accused of murder and racketeering has been reset by Criminal Court Judge Tom Greenholtz. The state is seeking the death penalty against Charles Shelton, ... (click for more)


Breaking News

Police Blotter: Man Going 68 In 30 Was Near Drunk Level; Aggressive Panhandler Working Near East Ridge/Chattanooga Line

An officer at Windsor Street and N. Chamberlain clocked a white Ford Ranger driving at 68 mph (in a 30). After stopping the truck at the intersection of N. Chamberlain Avenue and Windsor Street, the officer spoke with the driver. He was able to provide a valid Tennessee driver's license and older insurance cards. Field tests showed he "was near the legal limit, though possibly not ... (click for more)

Inspection Of Bradley County Jail Finds Overcrowding, Inadequate Staffing

Several deficiencies were found during an inspection by the Tennessee Corrections Institute of the Bradley County Jail. Officials said most of the deficiencies are a result of continued overcrowding coupled with understaffing in the jail. On the issue of overcrowding Sheriff Steve Lawson said he has worked diligently to reduce the inmate population. Upon taking office on Sept. ... (click for more)

Opinion

HCDE's Proposed Budget AKA Social Experiment

Calling for a “hope and change” budget, Hamilton County’s Department of Education wants you to pay drastically more in property taxes to fund its hopes of changing our school system to an all-inclusive community and behavioral center. Moreover, HCDE intends to spend over one half billion taxpayer dollars next year, much of which will fund increases in administration and staff rather ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: One Vote In Nashville

Let’s just suppose, if only for the sake of supposing, that when the Hamilton County Commission votes tomorrow on a 34-cent tax increase on top of County Mayor Jim Coppinger’s proposed FY 2020 budget, the vote might end 5-4 against. We’ve just witnessed a full month with lively gnashing of teeth that has centered on the radical difference of opinions, this on what the county’s public ... (click for more)

Sports

John Hunt: It's Always Tough Saying Farewell To A Pet

There comes a time in every pet owner’s life when difficult decisions have to be made. Althea and I experienced one of those Monday morning when we decided to send our cat CJ to the rainbow bridge. It was a painful decision, but it was the right one to make. We had gotten CJ when he was just a tiny kitten in October ’97. We figured he was about six weeks old, so we picked ... (click for more)

CASL: Monday's High-Point Scorers

BIG RIDGE HIGH-POINT SCORERS: 19 – Alana Ratchford, Nathan Jungels, Caleb Aslinger 18 – Morgan Floyd 17 – Lander Smith, Katie White, Quinn Young 15 – Alex Pruett, Brayden Walker, Dylan Floyd, Ben Jungels 14 – Emily Thomson 13 – Amelia Hunt 12.5 – Chapman Mathis 12 – Ryan Wilson, Logan Carroll 11 – Marina Rodgers 10 – Sara Crane, Lily Urbanski, Alex ... (click for more)