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IBPO Endorses Jim Exum For Circuit Court Judge

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Members of Local #673 Board of the International Brotherhood of Police Officers (IBPO), announced its endorsement of Jim Exum for Hamilton County Circuit Court Judge, Division II.

Officials said, "Mr. Exum is the only candidate with the years of litigation experience and personal insight needed for this Judgeship. Mr. Exum’s experience includes successful representation of clients in civil liability cases, divorce settlements and child custody matters, workman’s compensation issues, employee rights, and multi-million dollar pay negotiations. 

"In addition to his experience, Mr. Exum has demonstrated his tireless commitment to Hamilton County's First Responders and has positively affected the County during both day-to-day operations and times of crisis.  Due to his active involvement with area First Responders, Mr. Exum has assisted under-privileged students and protected domestic violence victims.

"Mr. Exum’s experience, ethics, honesty and service to the community makes him the clear choice for the IBPO’s endorsement for Circuit Court, Division II."      

 

 


Lyn St. James Selected As Grand Marshal For Chattanooga Motorcar Festival Oct. 14-16

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New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses


Racing driver Lyn St. James, the 1992 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year, a member of the ACCUS board on the FIA Women Motorsports Commission, and most recently inducted into the Automotive ... (click for more)

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Happenings

Lyn St. James Selected As Grand Marshal For Chattanooga Motorcar Festival Oct. 14-16

Racing driver Lyn St. James, the 1992 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year, a member of the ACCUS board on the FIA Women Motorsports Commission, and most recently inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame, has been named grand marshal of the 2022 Chattanooga Motorcar Festival. The third annual event held in the heart of the city of Chattanooga is scheduled for Oct. 14-16. St. ... (click for more)

Officer Justin Maples 10-Year Memorial Service Will Be Held May 20

The Cleveland Police Department will honor the life of Officer Justin Maples during a short memorial this Friday at 8:30 a.m. Members of the Cleveland Police Department’s Honor Guard will present a memorial wreath at the Cleveland – Bradley County Emergency Workers Memorial Wall. The memorial service will be held at Bradley County Fire and Rescue, 200 Inman St. East in Cleveland. (click for more)

Breaking News

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A woman charged in the stabbing death of 60-year-old George Deramus pleaded guilty on Monday morning to the lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter. Tavowia Hinton, who was 49 at the time of the Dec. 2, 2018, incident, had been facing a charge of second-degree murder. She was given a six-year prison sentence, but it was suspended. Ms. Hinton was directed not to have any contact ... (click for more)

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A Florida man has filed suit in Federal Court, saying he had a deal to buy 6,160 acres in Hamilton and Sequatchie counties from Bryan and Cartter Patten, but they are backing out of the deal. C. Lee Eggert, of Brandon, Fla., said the agreed purchase price was over $11.6 million. He acknowledged that he was being furnished the money by a logging company, Consolidated Timberlands. ... (click for more)

Opinion

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I have written dozens of obituaries in my life and eulogized many people. I am not ashamed to admit I think I am good at it and I am flattered when a friend’s family approaches me to ask for my help. I have written a number of obituaries on those who are still alive who want to “proof-read” what will be turned into the funeral home and I have honored death-bed requests that this ... (click for more)