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Don't Double The City Judge's Workload Or Cut Their Pay

Does Only One Political Party Care For Us?

Senators Must Protect Our Democracy And Voting Rights


Why would any City Council person want to double the work load of our wonderful city judge and cut her pay in half? The answer should be no, no, no. Ed Gravitte (click for more)

There is a great deal of discussion dismissing the death toll of COVID-19. The number varies and is now close to 700,000. Pandemics historically have done considerable damage to the world population, ... (click for more)

A recent surge of state-wide voter suppression bills and ongoing attempts to erode fair and secure elections requires federal action. Congress must act now to implement national standards for ... (click for more)



Opinion

Don't Double The City Judge's Workload Or Cut Their Pay

Why would any City Council person want to double the work load of our wonderful city judge and cut her pay in half? The answer should be no, no, no. Ed Gravitte (click for more)

Does Only One Political Party Care For Us?

There is a great deal of discussion dismissing the death toll of COVID-19. The number varies and is now close to 700,000. Pandemics historically have done considerable damage to the world population, beginning with the Black Death that struck European citizens. The approximate number of deaths is about one half of Europe. The American Plague, never had heard of it and I think ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has Another Coronavirus Death And 109 New Cases: State Has 60 More Deaths

The Hamilton County Health Department reported one more coronavirus death on Friday and 109 new positive cases, no change from Thursday. The total number of cases in the county now stands at 63,193. The death total is at 638. It is reported the death was a woman, age 81 or older. The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations is 142 in Hamilton County - down from 148 on Thursday. ... (click for more)

Whitfield Casts Deciding Vote To Allow Affordable Housing Apartment Project On Happy Valley Road

The Walker County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on Thursday night to approve the rezoning for a 156-unit affordable housing development across from Ridgeland High School. Chairman Shannon Whitfield broke a 2-2 tie, voting in favor of the rezone. This was the first time Chairman Whitfield has voted on a decision under the new form of government. Commissioner Mark Askew ... (click for more)

Sports

Maxwell Leads Defense As Mocs Prevail, 21-16

Devonnsha Maxwell lined up shaded just outside the right tackle’s shoulder. He blasted out of his stance and knocked the Buccaneer blocker backward. Maxwell bent around the edge, lunged toward ETSU quarterback Tyler Riddell, and brought him to the ground for one of his three and a half drive-killing fourth quarter sacks. Maxwell’s school-record 4.5 sacks on the day was a UT-Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Burrell Hat Trick Leads Covenant To 8-0 Rout

- Kailey Burrell registered her first career hat trick and Mae Pierce scored two goals with two assists to lead the Covenant women's soccer team to an 8-0 rout of Wesleyan on Saturday in USA South action at Scotland Yard. Burrell was part of the five-member Covenant senior class that was recognized before the match. Mary Streets, Heidi Hall, Julie Meritt, and Hannah Rodehaver ... (click for more)