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Class Notes: New principal named for East Ridge High School, and more education news  Chattanooga Times Free Press

New principal named for East Ridge High School. Current Tyner Middle Academy principal, Crystal Sorrells has been named new principal of East Ridge High ...



Stephen S. Hall  The Chattanoogan

Stephen S. Hall, 56, of Cleveland, Tn., passed away peacefully on Monday, August 26, 2019 at his residence. Steve was born on November 5, 1962, ...



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 ...



Bryant, Dorothy “Dot”  The Chattanoogan

Dot was born in Trenton, Ga., to Homer and Stella Mae Conner. She was a graduate of East Ridge High School and a longtime member of Lakewood Baptist ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



May, Thomas “Tommy” Moody  The Chattanoogan

Thomas “Tommy” Moody May, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed peacefully into the hands of his maker on July 29, 2019. He was at home surrounded by his ...



Wiedmer: Is Chattanooga about to become as well known for NFL players as it is for Moon Pies and Rock City?  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For a city whose overall population, including surrounding counties, hovers around 550000, Chattanooga is identified with more than its share of iconic products ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Here's a list of upcoming public meetings about Hamilton County's 2020 budget  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Several Hamilton County commissioners are hosting public meetings in the coming weeks to discuss next year's budget.



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 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 ...



UPDATE: Man dumps roommate's body at East Ridge HS after drug deal  WRCB-TV

Sloan is now charged with abusing a corpse and has been taken to the Hamilton County Jail.



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.



Doyle, Sarah Marie-Louise Shaffer  The Chattanoogan

Sarah Marie-Louise Shaffer Doyle, of Murrells Inlet, SC, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at the age of 45. Sarah was born in Webster City, Iowa on ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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, ...



Wiedmer: Three former Mocs are making an early impact with the Titans  Chattanooga Times Free Press

NASHVILLE — It was early in the second quarter of Saturday's exhibition game between the New England Patriots and the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium ...



Curtis Adams, One Of Hamilton County's Most Colorful Politicians, Dies At 86; Funeral Is Sunday  The Chattanoogan

Curtis Adams, one of Hamilton County's most colorful politicians, has died at 86. He had suffered a fall at a senior center in East Ridge late last week and spent ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Baldwin, Lorene Robinson  The Chattanoogan

Lorene Robinson Baldwin, 84, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in East Ridge, Tennessee. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin ...



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 ...



Jones, Andrea Lovelace  The Chattanoogan

Andrea Lovelace Jones, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, in a local hospital. She was a member of New Emmanuel Baptist ...



Vandergriff, Perry Dean  The Chattanoogan

Perry Dean Vandergriff, 56, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Perry was born in 1960 in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Red Bank also considering split from Hamilton County Schools  Chattanooga Times Free Press

On the heels of Signal Mountain's announcement last week, Red Bank also plans to explore the feasibility of getting into the schools business.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Johnson, Annie "Kate"  The Chattanoogan

Annie “Kate” Johnson, 86, of Rome, Georgia, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at her home in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Tennessee DOE Blended Learning Pilot Yields Promising Results  The Chattanoogan

The Tennessee Department of Education has found that the first year of its two-year pilot introducing blended learning to Algebra I classes around the state was ...



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 ...



Hudson, Nancy Brown  The Chattanoogan

Nancy Brown Hudson, 67, our beloved mother, wife, sister and friend left us on Sunday, April 26, 2015 to be with our father. She was a member of St. Martin ...



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 ...



How did your school perform on TNReady tests? Search here for results  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nearly 700 schools – more than 40 percent of schools in Tennessee – improved in student performance across most grades and subjects, according to a state ...



Clowdus, Brenda Tucker  The Chattanoogan

Brenda Tucker Clowdus, 73, of East Brainerd, went home to be with the Lord on April 6, 2017. A longtime resident of Chattanooga, Mrs. Clowdus was a 1961 ...



Funeral Services For 2 Teens Gunned Down In Atlanta Suburb In Gang Warfare Will Be In Chattanooga  The Chattanoogan

The funeral *service* for two teens gunned down in gang warfare at an Atlanta suburb last Saturday will be held in Chattanooga. Brother and sister Daveon ...



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.



Junior League Names Caroline Walker Centennial President  The Chattanoogan

Native Chattanoogan Caroline Walker, a commercial banking officer at FSG Bank, has been selected to serve as the 2016-2017 Junior League of Chattanooga ...



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 ...



County Schools Receive Community Gift For Almost $1 Million To Fund Public School Bible History Program  The Chattanoogan

Bible in the Schools presented a community gift for nearly $1 million to the Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE) to reimburse 100 percent of the ...



Freier, locals close on Lookouts purchase  Ballpark Digest

The sale of the Chattanooga Lookouts is complete, as a new ownership group led by John Woods and Hardball Capital's Jason Freier take control of the team.



Bill Hullander Has Seen A Lot Of Changes At Apison  The Chattanoogan

When Bill Hullander was growing up at Apison, it was mostly a farming community, including several dairies. His parents farmed and later started a general store ...



Chattanoogan: Jared Bigham Called To Teach  The Chattanoogan

Dr. Jared T. Bigham says education is the determining factor in the outcome for most people's lives. The coordinator of Chattanooga 2.0 – the community-wide ...



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 ...



Obituaries: Friday, Nov. 16, to Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 | Catoosa Walker News | northwestgeorgianews.com  Northwest Georgia News

Billy Neil Ellis, 82, Chickamauga, Ga. Billy Neil Ellis died at home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the age of 82.



Cooper: It's Come To This, CSAS Beginning Campaign For New Auditorium Seats  Chattanooga Times Free Press

When a school district has a $200 million maintenance backlog, auditorium seats are not going to be at the front of the line.



In the minority  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For more than a decade, Gerald Williams and Ed Rowe have helped prepare middle school basketball players for high school. Between them - Williams at ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.



Young Women's Leadership Academy Foundation Announces Supernova Finalists  The Chattanoogan

Pictured from left to right are: 2012 Supernova Finalists Dr. Gretchen Potts, Dr. Phyllis Miller, Denise Rice, Sheila Boyington and Dr. Anna George. The Young ...



How a Probation Violation Ended in Death at a CoreCivic Jail  Nashville Scene

A year after Madison Bailee Deal's death, her family is still reeling — and wants answers.



Joe Prebul Indicted in New York  WRCB-TV

NEW YORK (WRCB) -- A New York federal grand jury has indicted Chattanooga auto dealer Joe Prebul. Prebul is scheduled to be arraigned in Manhattan on ...



Congress in neutral as Trump calls for immigration changes  WSB Radio

As President Donald Trump again demanded this week that lawmakers in Congress make major changes in U.S. immigration law, there was no evidence of any ...



Subscribing Schools  Teen Ink

Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age 13-19 to ...



Merv Pregulman Memorialized At Siskin Children's Institute  The Chattanoogan

Mayor Andy Berke addresses the friends of Merv Pregulman about his contributions to the community and his local legacy. - photo by Langston Photography ...



Restaurant apocalypse: 600+ chain restaurants closing in 2018 | Atlanta's News & Talk  WSB Radio

Chain restaurants have a front-row seat to a David vs. Goliath struggle — and they're on the wrong end of the sling! Amid talk about a restaurant recession, ...



Jim Steffner, Harry S. Probasco Inducted Into UTC College Of Business Entrepreneurship Hall Of Fame  The Chattanoogan

Two Chattanoogans will be inducted into the UTC College of Business Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame on Thursday. Jim Steffner and the late Harry S. Probasco ...



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