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Crystal Sorrells Named New Principal At East Ridge High School  The Chattanoogan

Crystal Sorrells will be the new principal of East Ridge High School in the Missionary Ridge Learning Community. Since 2015, Ms. Sorrells has served as the ...



Sarah Marie-Louise Shaffer Doyle | Obituaries  Myhorrynews

MURRELLS INLET—Sarah Marie-Louise Shaffer Doyle passed away on July 3 at the age of 45.



Sheriff's Office: East Ridge HS student charged with statutory rape Tuesday  WTVC

An East Ridge High School student has been charged with statutory rape after the sheriff's office says a faculty member caught him and another student having ...



Student charged with statutory rape at East Ridge High  WDEF News 12

EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) – A teen has been charged after a couple was found engaged in sexual activity at school. A faculty member had discovered ...



Records reveal East Ridge officer may have had sexual relationship with high school senior  WTVC

Public documents show an East Ridge police officer lost his job after a high school student says they had sex. NewsChannel 9 learned this after looking at Adam ...



Fights at several TN Valley schools end with arrests  WRCB-TV

Several people have been arrested following fights at Brainerd High School and East Ridge High School in Hamilton County and Heritage High School in ...



Most East Ridge residents are optimistic about the planned soccer stadium and development, some express concerns  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A day after news dropped that a $125 million development would be coming to East Ridge, reaction from local residents and business owners was, for the most ...



Major Power outage reported at East Ridge High after power lines caught fire  WDEF News 12

EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WDEF) – Hamilton County School Officials say that a major power outage was reported at East Ridge High School Monday morning.



Jack's Continues to Grow in Chattanooga Area  PRNewswire

EAST RIDGE, Tenn., May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack's Restaurants continues to expand its southern roots outside of Alabama as they open their newest ...



East Ridge police officer fired after having sex with high school senior  Chattanooga Times Free Press

An East Ridge police officer was recently fired for having a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old high school student.



East Ridge Unable To Fund New Animal Shelter, East Ridge High Field House At This Time  The Chattanoogan

The city of East Ridge would like to build a new animal shelter and was planning to do it using money received from the border region district designation.



Bobby Hudgens is new East Ridge softball coach  Chattanooga Times Free Press

East Ridge High School is going back in its history to try to move forward in softball. Bobby Hudgens, a 1974 East Ridge graduate, is the school's new head ...



Hamilton Co. Schools announce applications open for several education programs  WTVC

The Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE) says applications are now open for Future Ready Institutes, open enrollment schools, and early college ...



Body found at East Ridge High School tennis courts  WTVC

Police are investigating a body that was found at East Ridge High School. UPDATE: New details are now available. Scroll down.The initial call came in just after ...



Helms, Philip Randolph  The Chattanoogan

Philip Randolph Helms, 72, died suddenly on May 25, 2019, after a brief hospitalization. An avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting, he was a ...



East Ridge High School Football Coach Tracy Malone has resigned  WTVC

UPDATE: Former East Ridge High School teacher and football coach Tracy Malone issued a statement to NewsChannel 9 on Wednesday evening.



East Ridge Sets Aside 5 Acres At Camp Jordan Park For Red Wolves Training Center  The Chattanoogan

The East Ridge City Council on Thursday night passed a measure bringing professional soccer one step closer to becoming a reality in Camp Jordan Park.



Day 'bittersweet' for Terriers' JoJo Tillery from East Ridge  Chattanooga Times Free Press

It was an emotional day for JoJo Tillery. The East Ridge High School graduate made his second return to Chattanooga as a member of the Wofford football team, ...



East Ridge High School adjusts to football season without stadium  WTVC

Friday night games are a little different for the East Ridge High School football team and its fans this season. Its stadium - declared structurally unsound last fall.



Roden, Garry  The Chattanoogan

Garry Ray "Big Dad" Roden, 68, of Chattanooga died Friday, February 22, 2019 at his home. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Garry was a 1968 graduate of ...



HS FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Stone Memorial at East Ridge  Crossville Chronicle

Year one of the Derik Samber era begins with a tough test for the Stone Memorial High School (SMHS) Panthers as they travel to East Ridge High School tonight ...



Average Hamilton County ACT scores lower than what's considered 'ready for college'  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools' graduates' ACT scores held steady in 2018, according to district officials, but continue to trail state averages.



Patti Henson Wier  The Chattanoogan

Patti Henson Wier, 54, gracefully went to be with Jesus in her home surrounded by her loving family, following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was ...



Hamilton County Schools announces new school options  WRCB-TV

For the upcoming school year, Hamilton County Schools have announced new options for where your child can attend school.



Chattanooga Red Wolves To Build Stadium With Up To 2,,000 Seats At Camp Jordan In East Ridge; 20-Foot Sign At Jack's Restaurant Not Allowed  The Chattanoogan

The vote was unanimous at the East Ridge City Council meeting Thursday night, to allow the professional soccer club Chattanooga Red Wolves to use fields at ...



Hamilton County Schools Announces New School Options And Timeline  The Chattanoogan

For the 2019-2020 school year, Hamilton County Schools is opening enrollment to a select group of schools, “My Future Schools,” to which students across the ...



East Ridge City Council Approves Rezoning For $27 Million Hotel, Water Park  The Chattanoogan

The East Ridge City Council on Thursday night approved the rezoning for a $27 million hotel and water park near Interstate 75. Roshan Amin, the CEO of ...



Catherine Neely ends East Ridge High School coaching career after 50 years  Chattanooga Times Free Press

One of Chattanooga's coaching icons has decided to hang up her whistle.



Roy Exum: Why Our Schools Stink  The Chattanoogan

Cheryl Roddy has spent her lifetime, for the biggest part, as a teacher for the Hamilton County Department of Education and, more specifically, at East Ridge ...



A busy weekend in Chattanooga: What you need to know  WRCB-TV

The weekend of May 17-19 Chattanooga will be full of activities that could affect your downtown plans.



East Ridge High School teacher will not face charges of inappropriate conduct with student  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County District Attorney Neal Pinkston will not file charges against an East Ridge High School teacher who was investigated earlier this year for ...



East Ridge High School Class Of 1974, 1978 And 1979 To Hold Reunions  The Chattanoogan

The reunion committee includes, front row, left to right, Lindy Lou Partlow Stolpmann, Regina Beadle Davis, Phyllis Bowles Payne, and Edna Cerasi Cooze.



East Ridge Teacher investigated for an inappropriate relationshi  WRCB-TV

According to an East Ridge Police report that was filed by a former female student in December of 2015, says that Grant Blaylock, 52, had inappropriate contact ...



Teen charged in shooting death of East Ridge 16-year-old  WTVC

East Ridge Police say a 15-year-old has been charged with reckless homicide after shooting 16-year-old Monserrate Ferrer. Ferrer died as a result of his injuries ...



Few out-of-zone students enrolled in Hamilton County School's Future Ready Institutes  Chattanooga Times Free Press

With the beginning of the new school year in Hamilton County last week came the launch of one of the district's most prized new initiatives — the Future Ready ...



Philip Helms  Cleveland Daily Banner

Philip Randolph Helms, 72, died suddenly on Saturday, May 25, 2019, after a brief hospitalization. An avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting, he was ...



East Ridge, Ooltewah, Washington Alternative students arrested for making threats  WTVC

Three Students, at three different schools, have been arrested for making threats.Matt Lea, PIO for Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, says on March 4 the ...



Report shows Hamilton County students still lagging behind Tennessee peers  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Hamilton County school system is seeing slow, but steady, growth in overall student performance, but it still lags behind the state in several key areas, ...



College readiness: How Cheatham, Robertson and Sumner Schools stack up  The Tennessean

Large numbers of students in Tennessee are not ready for college, according to newly released state data. The data shows how prepared public high school ...



Moore, Angela Donnette (Ringgold)  The Chattanoogan

Angela Donnette Moore, 53, of Ringgold, went home to be with the on Friday, March 8, 2019. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga, North Georgia ...



Chambers, Lexus  The Chattanoogan

Lexus Chambers, 21, of Chattanooga, tragically passed away in the early morning hours of Sunday, February 24, 2019. Lexus had previously attended East ...



TSSAA football playoffs second round scores  The Commercial Appeal

See who won in the second round of the TSSAA football playoffs.



Massive effort launched to prepare Hamilton County students for workforce  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A new effort aims to prepare area students for life after high school.



Hamilton County Schools ACT scores show improvement  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County's public high school students posted slight gains in average ACT scores this year and are nipping at the heels of the state's average, according ...



JROTC rifle team members compete in 33rd annual Superintendent's Trophy Match [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Nearly 50 students representing nine of Hamilton County's high schools stood in formation Saturday afternoon at Red Bank High School as they awaited the ...



Kelly, Sherida Ann  The Chattanoogan

Sherida Ann Kelly, 68, passed away on October 21, 2018, in Chattanooga. Sherida was born on Nov. 21, 1949, in Covington, Ky., to Bill and Helen Gregory.



Ooltewah High announces new head coaches  WTVC

Ooltewah High School has announced the lineup of new head coaches at the school for 2018-2019. The new head coaches include girls basketball, cross ...



TSSAA football playoffs first round scores  The Commercial Appeal

The Tennessee high school football playoffs first-round matchups will be played Friday night.



Gravitt, Sherrie Lynn  The Chattanoogan

Sherrie Lynn Gravitt, 55, of East Ridge, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019 with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 5, 1964 to Freddie ...



Five things to know about Hamilton County Schools' Future Ready Institutes  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools is launching its Future Ready Institutes — small, career-themed learning communities embedded in the district's traditional high ...



Randall Boldin resigns at Whitwell to take over at Waverly  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Randall Boldin, who guided Whitwell High School's football team to the Class 1A state championship last season, resigned Wednesday to take over the program ...



Tennessee high school football scores, Week 10  The Tennessean

See when your Middle Tennessee high school football team is playing in Week 10.



East Ridge names new head football coach  Chattanooga Times Free Press

There were negatives to consider, but the word scrawled largest on Tim James' list of pros and cons as he considered applying for the vacant head football ...



East Ridge Hall of Fame to Induct 10 in Second Class  The Chattanoogan

East Ridge Hall of Famers: East Ridge hall of fame committee chair Catherine Neely (top) joins five members of the class of 2015 hall of fame. (top to bottom) Ed ...



Wofford safety Tillery excels in emotional homecoming to Chattanooga  Spartanburg Herald Journal

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — JoJo Tillery knew it was going to be an emotional homecoming, but he couldn't have expected anything like this. It was the senior ...



Anderson County football team enters field carrying American flags  WBIR-TV

Amid controversy in the NFL, one Tennessee high school football team is using their platform to respond. At Friday's game against Chattanooga's East Ridge ...



Teacher remembers lives of two Chattanooga teens killed in 2016 home invasion  WTVC

Police in Georgia have made more arrests in the 2016 gang-related murders of two siblings from Chattanooga.Investigators say 11-year-old Tatiyana and ...



West Tennessee high school football scores, Week 11  The Commercial Appeal

See when your West Tennessee high school football team is playing in Week 11.



Ooltewah High School Announces Several New Head Coaches  WDEF News 12

(press release) Ooltewah High School has announced the lineup of new head coaches at the school for 2018-2019. The new head coaches include girls ...



Tennessee High School Football scoreboard, Week 7  The Tennessean

Find out which Middle Tennessee high school football teams won in Week 7.



Watchdog group alleges donations made to commissioners for Lookouts stadium  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Nashville watchdog group has its bristles raised over political donations made last year to seven Hamilton County commissioners and the county mayor by a ...



Local police respond to reports of school threats on social media Tuesday  WTVC

UPDATE:Late Tuesday morning authorities arrested a second student in Catoosa County, this time from Lakeview Middle School.We are working to get more ...



East Tennessee High School Football: Week 10 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

TSSAA high school football game updates from across East Tennessee and Knoxville.



East Ridge honoring Catherine Neely in 50th season as volleyball coach  Chattanooga Times Free Press

East Ridge High School will help Catherine Neely celebrate her 50th year as the school's volleyball coach on Sept. 19. The public is invited, especially former ...



Tennessee football state semifinal scores  The Tennessean

The Tennessee football playoffs have hit the semifinals. See which teams advanced to the BlueCross Bowl.



East Tennessee High School Football: Week 8 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

Week 8 is a wrap and only three remain in the high school football season. Here are some highlights and a recap of the best games in the area. ▻Powell came ...



Hamilton County TVAAS scores show room for improvement  WRCB-TV

Hamilton County schools superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson said, "My brain is worn out from studying these numbers," but aims to work toward some "wins" in ...



Hamilton Co. Schools announce new assistant principal appointments  WTVC

The Hamilton County Department of Education announced several new assistant principal appointments and reassignments on Wednesday.“Strong leadership ...



Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market opens today in East Ridge  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Wal-Mart continues its march onto the Chattanooga-area supermarket field at 7:30 a.m. today with the grand opening of the East Ridge Wal-Mart Neighborhood ...



East Ridge dedicates new fire station Friday  WTVC

The City of East Ridge started the month of February off with the grand opening of Fire Station #2, located at 1410 St. Thomas Street,near the Exit 1 development ...



Akens, Janis Mitchell  The Chattanoogan

Janis Mitchell Akens, born October 13, 1952, passed peacefully to her eternal home on Monday, July 9, 2018. Jan was a devout member of the East Brainerd ...



Athletic trainers coming to all Hamilton County high schools this fall  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For years, at some Hamilton County public schools, when a player is injured at practice or during a game, it has been the coaches who respond.



Greeneville, Cade Ballard crush Maplewood in semifinal matchup of Mr. Football finalists  Knoxville News Sentinel

Army commitment Cade Ballard led Greeneville to a 43-8 Class 4A semifinal win over Maplewood in a showdown of Mr. Football finalists.



Peer pressure: Youth court has teens judging teens in Hamilton County  Chattanooga Times Free Press

By next month a group of teenage boys and girls in Hamilton County will help decide the fate of some of their peers who've broken the law. On Sunday, they got ...



McCurry, Melody Dawn  The Chattanoogan

Melody Dawn McCurry, 40, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 30, 2018. She was of the Baptist faith and a 1995 graduate of East Ridge High ...



Pearl-Cohn football sends message with 35-6 rout of previously unbeaten East Nashville  The Tennessean

Pearl-Cohn claimed bragging rights and captured the Region 5-3A title with Friday's 35-6 win over previously unbeaten East Nashville.



Keep The Gifted Program In The Hamilton County Schools - And Response (2)  The Chattanoogan

I currently have a daughter in fourth grade at Lookout Valley Elementary and a daughter in the eighth grade at Lookout Valley Middle High School. Both of my ...



Modernized McDonald's opens today in East Ridge as biggest in area  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Rob Goodwin, owner of nine McDonald's franchises in the Chattanooga area, is seen in front of the drive-thru of the recently rebuilt McDonald's restaurant that ...



New stadium at The Howard School may finally become reality [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For more than a decade, community members have been advocating for a new stadium at The Howard School, and with the support of numerous elected ...



Brentwood football gets late turnover, beats Independence in double OT in second round  The Tennessean

BRENTWOOD — The Brentwood High School football team lost the bulk of its starters from a year ago, including Mr. Football semifinalist Carson Shacklett at ...



Boys & Girls Club of Chattanooga recognizes young leaders  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Tyner High School senior came closer to his goal Friday when the Boys & Girls Club of Chattanooga awarded him a $2500 scholarship and named him the ...



Goss, Charles  The Chattanoogan

Longtime educator, friend and Coach Charles Goss died on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at the age of 68. An avid lover of history, Charles retired from his teaching ...



Local News: Vick seeks 2nd district county commission seat (5/27/18)  Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Gregory Vick is the Republican nominee for a 2nd district seat in Bedford County Board of Commissioners in the Aug. 2 general election. Vick, a businessman ...



Cleveland State Cross Country Starts 2018 Season Strong  The Chattanoogan

Cleveland State's Men's and Women's Cross Country teams participated in their first race of 2018 as they traveled up to Lookout Mountain to compete in the ...



Complete Results From 2018 Turkey Trot 8K  The Chattanoogan

Place Name Ag Div Hometown Guntime Pace. ===== ==================== == ===== ==================== ======= ===== 1 Jennifer Huwe 29 ...



Hamilton Co. Schools' attorney responds to complaint from Freedom from Religion Foundation  WTVC

Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE) attorney D. Scott Bennett tells NewsChannel 9 he has responded to a letter sent to HCDE from the Freedom ...



Hendersonville football beats Riverdale for first playoff win in three seasons  The Tennessean

First-year Hendersonville coach James Beasley led the Commandos to their first playoff win since 2015 on Friday.



PHOTOS: Enjoying The Smith-Berry Farm Sunflowers  The Chattanoogan

The sunflowers at the Smith-Perry Berry Farm are in full bloom for the 2018 season. There are four fields one can enjoy, with even one where you can pick as ...



Montgomery Bell Academy football beats Ensworth with defense, sits all alone in first place  The Tennessean

The Big Red defense dominated en route to a 14-7 win at rival Ensworth to remain unbeaten in league play.



Code of Silence  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Allegations of abuse have haunted the halls of Ooltewah schools for years. Now, the victims are speaking out against those they say abused them and those ...



Hamilton Co. Schools Interim Supt. makes two new appointments  WTVC

As the district recovers from the Ooltewah rape scandal, and the looming budget battle begins the interim superintendent is adding two new faces to his team.



High School Juniors Learn How To Be Millionaires  The Chattanoogan

East Ridge High School student Maddison Alterio (2nd from right) and school counselor Hester Buie (center) receive recognition for participation in the Chamber ...



New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses  The Chattanoogan

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: ANDREW DAVID GAULT ELISA ANNETTE RICHARDS 4932 WILLOW LAWN DR 1330 ...



Former Miss Tennessee gets her hair cut in front of her students after cancer diagnosis  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Thirty years ago, Marty Browning was a Chattanooga celebrity. There's a clip file in the newspaper's archives filled with articles about Browning, who overcame ...



Alexander, Dawn Elizabeth Curd  The Chattanoogan

Dawn Elizabeth Curd Alexander, 43 of Catoosa County, died on October 30, 2016. Dawn was a graduate of East Ridge High School, attended UTC, a resident ...



The DAR And SAR Host Flag Day At Brainerd Missions Cemetery  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga Regents' Council of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the John Sevier Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution are ...



Ex-Ooltewah High staffers' lawsuit claims mistreatment in wake of rape case  Chattanooga Times Free Press

In the wake of the 2015 Ooltewah High School rape, three former employees of the school claim they were mistreated and should receive millions of dollars in ...



PHOTOS: Tennessee Girls Win Big Over Georgia In Soccer All-Star Game  The Chattanoogan

The 2016 Tennessee vs Georgia girls all-star soccer game was held Friday at Finley Stadium. High school players from northwest Georgia and southeast ...



Hamilton County principal suspended for suspected embezzlement  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Cheri Grant-Guerdon, the newly named principal at Rivermont Elementary School, is suspended without pay for suspected mishandling of school funds.



Jeremy Pruitt's Father Coached At Marion County  The Chattanoogan

New University of Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt made reference to his father, Dale, being a coach and to being raised in nearby Rainsville, Ala.



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