Alabama Up To 587 Coronavirus Cases; 3 Dead

Friday, March 27, 2020

Alabama is up to 587 coronavirus cases and now has three deaths.

The first was a part-time employee at the Jackson County Courthouse.

Jackson County, the Alabama county closest to Chattanooga, now has four cases.

There are 177 cases at Jefferson County (Birmingham). Shelby County, which is near Birmingham, has 66 cases.

Lee County (Opelika) has 48 cases and Madison County (Huntsville) 47. 

Unclaimed Baggage at Scottsboro has temporarily closed because of the pandemic.

 

 


Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

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Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BELL, REGINALD 69 W 27TH ST APT A CHATTANOOGA, 37408 Age at Arrest: 56 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) --- BLACKWELL, PAIGE DESHAI 3212 DODSON AVE CHATTANOOGA, 37406 Age at Arrest: 20 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga VIOLATION OF PROBATION (POSS ... (click for more)

Georgia Has 11 More Coronavirus Deaths, 597 New Cases; Walker County Has 26 New Cases

Georgia state health officials reported on Friday there have been 1,984 people in the state who have died from the coronavirus - 11 more since Thursday. The confirmed cases are now at 45,863 - up from 45,266 - an increase of 597. Hospitalizations are at 7,914 - up 85 since Thursday. Whitfield County has nine new cases for a total of 3331, and still seven deaths. Officials ... (click for more)

Opinion

A New Low For Bureaucratic Dysfunction

Forced emissions testing – a new low for bureaucratic dysfunction. In our old way of living, there were two certainties: Death and taxes. In our new world, the government is giving some relief from taxes but has chosen to substitute vehicle emissions testing. Now the two certainties are death and emissions testing. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is sickening ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Erma Bombeck, surely one of the greatest newspaper columnists in our lifetime, once decreed, "When humor goes, there goes civilization." With a new spate of disappointing news this week, it is easy to see the sage Erma was right, and thus we welcome this week’s newest edition of The Saturday Funnies. As longtime readers are aware, the Funnies are a collection of the nameless missives ... (click for more)

Sports

Football Mocs Receive Votes In HeroSports.com Preseason Poll

The preseason prognostications have begun for the upcoming 2020 NCAA Football Championship Subdivision campaign. HeroSports.com released its first top-25, which included the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The Mocs are listed among the nine teams who are also receiving votes in the online publication's poll. Chattanooga is coming off a 6-6 season under first-year head ... (click for more)

UTC Soccer Announces 2020 Schedule

The Chattanooga women’s soccer schedule features 10 home contests, including a first-time home match against Indiana State, and a road trip to Knoxville to take on Tennessee, head coach Gavin McKinney announced Wednesday. The soccer team will host the first on-campus event for the UTC athletics department. At this time, the Mocs’ preseason match against Tennessee Tech on August ... (click for more)