Hamilton County Has 2 More Coronavirus Deaths; 128 New Cases

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Hamilton County had two more deaths from the coronavirus on Saturday, as the toll climbed to 108. There were 128 new cases, compared to 104 on Friday, bringing the total to 11,860. 

There were 2,574 new coronavirus cases in the state on Saturday for a total of 244,087.

 

Tennessee had 24 more coronavirus deaths bringing the total to 3,100, state Health Department officials said. 

The state currently has 1,247 people hospitalized from the virus, 41 fewer than on Friday.

There have been 216,744 people who have recovered from the virus in Tennessee (89 percent).


Testing numbers are above 3.492 million across the state. 

Here are the numbers by county:

Shelby County: 35,753 cases, up 189; 562 deaths

Davidson County: 31,206 cases, up 224; 336 deaths, up 3

Knox County: 12,561 cases, up 163; 89 deaths

Bledsoe County:  1,011 cases, up 1; 4 deaths

Bradley County: 3,558 cases, up 39; 23 deaths

Grundy County: 553 cases, up 8; 11 deaths

Marion County: 747 cases, up 6; 9 deaths

Meigs County: 307 cases, up 1; 6 deaths, up 1

Polk County: 503 cases, up 11; 13 deaths

Rhea County: 1,093 cases, up 10; 17 deaths

Sequatchie County: 342 cases, up 4; 2 deaths, down 2


Walker County Arrest Report For Nov. 16-22

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Walker County Probate Court To Be Closed Due To COVID-19


Here is the Walker County arrest report for Nov. 16-22: DAVIS SCOTTY EUGENE W/M 40 **** OFFICER JONES OBSTRUCTION, DRIVING ON SUSPENDED WILLIAMS TARA ELIZABETH W/F 38 **** OFFICER JONES ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BLANSIT, LESLEY NICOLE HOMELESS CHATTANOOGA, 37405 Age at Arrest: 38 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County VIOLATION OF PROBATION ... (click for more)

Walker County Probate Court will be closed until at least Dec. 7 due to COVID-19. The Probate Court office is located on the bottom floor of the Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette. Judge ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Walker County Arrest Report For Nov. 16-22

Here is the Walker County arrest report for Nov. 16-22: DAVIS SCOTTY EUGENE W/M 40 **** OFFICER JONES OBSTRUCTION, DRIVING ON SUSPENDED WILLIAMS TARA ELIZABETH W/F 38 **** OFFICER JONES GIVING FALSE NAME, DOB TO LEO O’KELLEY JAMIE LYNN W/M 39 **** OFFICER WOOTEN PROBATION (F), FTA (M), OBSTRUCTION (M), THEFT BY TAKING VEHICLE (F), DRIVING ON SUSPENDED, NO INSURANCE, BRINGING ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BLANSIT, LESLEY NICOLE HOMELESS CHATTANOOGA, 37405 Age at Arrest: 38 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County VIOLATION OF PROBATION POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SU VIOLATION OF PROBATION THEFT OF PROPERTY ---- BRAZIL, JERRY WAYNE 1914 GUNBARREL ROAD APT 314 CHATTANOOGA, 37421 Age at Arrest: 42 years old Arresting ... (click for more)

Opinion

County Employees Need A Bonus Too

A few weeks ago we learned that Sheriff Jim Hammond was asking for a second raise. Earlier this year Hamilton County employees were notified that "due to COVID-19" there would be no raises for employees of any kind this year. I guess Mr. Hammond didnt get that memo about no raises. Why is it that some employees will be getting a raise and others are not? That doesn't really ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Facts - Deer & Trees

On Saturday deer season opens in Tennessee, and just as predictably as Tuesday will be the first day of December, the tree huggers will soon come running, clutching their “Bambi” books and bashing – if you please – the best conservationists among us. Those who hunt, and, yes, there is an undeniable thrill to the sport, do more for nature’s balance and the good of the land than any ... (click for more)

Sports

Lady Vols Impressive In 40-Point Rout Of Western Kentucky

Kellie Harper expected one of two teams to show up for Tennessee’s women’s basketball opener on Saturday. The Lady Vols coach anticipated a squad that was going to be either too tentative or one that was overly aggressive. She got some of first version at the outset before UT found a better gear in routing Western Kentucky 87-47 at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols were ... (click for more)

Owens Scarfs Up Loftovers Notching His 20th Victory; McCarter And Brooks Double Up With Back-To-Back Wins

Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tn., scarfed up the leftovers Saturday at 411 Motor Speedway outside Gatlinburg, devouring the $5,000 prize for the Iron-man series finale. The 5th annual "Leftovers" event at the 3/8's mile Mitch McCarter family facility drew an amazing series record of 52 Super Late Model entries that saw "The O-Show" notch his 20th victory of the season. Owens' racing ... (click for more)