Georgia Reports 2,207 New Cases, 6 More Deaths

Monday, June 29, 2020

Georgia state health officials reported on Monday there have been 2,784 people in the state who have died from the coronavirus -  six more since Sunday.

The confirmed cases are now at 79,417- up from 77,210 -  an increase of 2,207.

Hospitalizations are at 10,824 - up 113 since Sunday.

Whitfield County has 54 new cases for a total of 1,055, and 10 deaths. Officials said 50 have been hospitalized.

Walker County has no new cases at 315 and 11 deaths.

Sixteen have been hospitalized. Dade County is reporting 65 cases, up one, and one death. Three have been hospitalized.

Catoosa County has one more for total of 304 cases and seven deaths. Twenty-seven have been hospitalized. Chattooga County remains at 56 cases, two deaths, and four hospitalizations.

Bartow County south of Chattanooga at Cartersville has 677 cases and 42 deaths from the virus.

Floyd County (Rome) has 502 cases and 15 deaths.

Gordon County (Calhoun) has 356 cases and 18 deaths from coronavirus. Forty-three have been hospitalized in Gordon County.

The cases remain centered around the Atlanta area, with Fulton County with 6,648 cases and 312 deaths. Cobb County has 4,630 cases and 240 deaths. There are now 5,469 cases in Dekalb County (Decatur) with 171 deaths. Gwinnett County has increased to 7,755 cases and now 170 deaths.   

Dougherty County (Albany) has 1,887 cases and is at 154 deaths.


Grand Jury Indicts Former Owner Of Whitewater Grill At Ocoee On Tax Evasion Charges

Man, 28, Shot Monday Night On Rawlings Street

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report


The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted an investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Richard Tyler, Jr., former owner of Whitewater Grill ... (click for more)

A man, 28, was shot in an incident on Rawlings Street on Monday night. At approximately 10:53 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the area of the 2000 block of Rawlings on a report of ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BARLET, RALF 9420 FULLER ROAD CHATTANOOGA, 37421 Age at Arrest: 50 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County DOMESTIC ASSAULT DOMESTIC ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Grand Jury Indicts Former Owner Of Whitewater Grill At Ocoee On Tax Evasion Charges

The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted an investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Richard Tyler, Jr., former owner of Whitewater Grill in Ocoee, Tn. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tyler, 63, Monday evening, and his bond was set at $30,000. Special agents from the Tennessee Department of Revenue assisted the ... (click for more)

Man, 28, Shot Monday Night On Rawlings Street

A man, 28, was shot in an incident on Rawlings Street on Monday night. At approximately 10:53 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the area of the 2000 block of Rawlings on a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, police began checking the area for potential victims and a potential crime scene. A short time later officers were notified that a persony had arrived ... (click for more)

Opinion

The 5 Lives Of A Southside Pioneer

Re: Coyote Jack's Is For Sale: Southside Pioneer! From an inspiration for zonal urban re-development to an urban armpit and disgrace to a city in two short decades. 1400 Cowart St. has had five lives and counting over most of a century: from meat packer, to furniture warehouse, to upscale restaurant, to mid-scale restaurant, to glorified honky tonk dive. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Racism. . . Or Murder

I know, and you know, and everybody in the world knows, this ‘Defund the Police’ is the most ridiculous nonsense in the world. Maybe you’ve heard that in Chicago on the Fourth of July weekend, 70 people were shot. That’s 38 on the Fourth of July alone. Ten in body bags. For the week, ending at midnight on Saturday, it was 138 shot, 26 dead. But wait … on Sunday, June 5 th , the ... (click for more)

Sports

Auto Racing Pioneer Joe Richey Dies At 85

A true pioneer of local auto racing passed away Saturday. Joseph W. “Joe” Richey, 85, was surrounded by his loving family. Joe Richey is a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and was a familiar sight around area tracks fielding race cars including his families #87 carried on by his son Rex in the 80's, 90's and beyond. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga, North ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Women's Golf Sets Tee Times For Tuesday's Team Play

CHATTANOOGA WOMEN’S CITY TEAM PLAY Black Creek Golf Club 9:30 SHOTGUN START 1A COUNCIL FIRE A TEAM – COLLETTE MURRAY, KYNDALL SHAMBLIN, AMY LONG, PRESLEE YODER 1B COUNCIL FIRE B TEAM – DARLENE WERYNYAK, PATTY DONAHOO, SANDRA YODER, CARLENE RYON 18A COUNCIL FIRE C TEAM – PHYLLIS LOFTSGARD, LYNN MCGEE, NANCY LOGUE, DONA ROBINSON 18B BLACK CREEK A TEAM – MEG BUCHANAN, ... (click for more)