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East Ridge High School student arrested, charged with statutory rape  Chattanooga Times Free Press

An East Ridge High School male student has been charged with statutory rape, according to a news release from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.



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 ...



Willie Jay Boyd Is 3rd Man Arrested In October 2018 Murder Of Jacob Dakota Moore Of Apison  The Chattanoogan

A third man has been arrested in connection with the murder of 26-year-old Jacob Dakota Moore of Apison. Willie Jay Boyd, 39, was taken into custody on ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 officials say age irrelevant in appeal hearing for officer who had sexual relationship with 18-year-old student  Chattanooga Times Free Press

East Ridge officials stood by their firing of a union officer who had a relationship with an 18-year-old high school student, saying Monday during an ...



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 ...



Top Hamilton County School Salaries For 2018-2019  The Chattanoogan

Here are the top Hamilton County School salaries for 2018-2019: JOHNSON, BRYAN A SUPERINTENDENT SUPERINTENDENT $202,437. TOWNS ...



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.



Athletic trainers prep for a new season at Hamilton County schools  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools' new team of athletic trainers is gearing up for the start of school in two weeks, rehearsing spine injury protocol and other medical ...



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.



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 ...



Brainerd High School student charged with rape  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A juvenile has been arrested for allegedly raping another student at Brainerd High School on Wednesday, the district says. The rape occurred after dismissal on ...



Video shows man tased in the testicles, choked by East Ridge police  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Christopher Penn didn't know where he was or what was happening. The 27-year-old Chattanooga maintenance worker woke up Oct. 21 in Parkridge Medical ...



Central, Howard and everyone else hope to close gap on Anderson County  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Team to beat: Anderson County was far and away the class of the region last year, winning nine regular-season games by the state's 35-point mercy rule while ...



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.



Motorcyclist Steven Lee, 25, Dies From Wreck That Happened Last Friday On Concord Road  The Chattanoogan

The driver of the Honda motorcycle involved in a two-vehicle crash last Friday at 1800 Concord Road has succumbed to his injuries. Steven Lee, 25, had been ...



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

UPDATE: On Thursday November 17 at 8:33 p.m. East Ridge Police were dispatched to 4320 Bennett Road for a well-being check. Officers arrived and found an ...



East Ridge OKs rezoning for hotel, indoor water park  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Chattanooga developer Thursday received rezoning approval from the East Ridge City Council for a tract of land that's to hold a proposed indoor water park ...



Witness In Tim Boyd Case: "You Won't Believe The Call I Just Got"  The Chattanoogan

A witness in the extortion trial of County Commissioner Tim Boyd told a Criminal Court jury on Wednesday that he got a call from a fellow attorney about the ...



Chattanooga Man Indicted On 4 Counts Of Rape Of A Child  The Chattanoogan

A Chattanooga man has been indicted on four counts of rape of a child. The charges were brought against Maurice Ladell Davis, 29. It says the alleged incidents ...



County Schools Closing Due To Flooding; Numerous Roads Flooded Or Experiencing Standing Water  The Chattanoogan

Due to heavy rain and flooding in the county and rain expected during the afternoon, Hamilton County schools are closing immediately. Buses will run within the ...



Killing Of 20-Year-Old Kevin Daniel On Christmas Day Was Over "Personal Dispute" Police Told  The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga Police said they were told that the slaying of a 20-year-old Chattanooga man on Christmas Day was over a "personal dispute." Gregory Scott ...



East Ridge Council Approves Rezoning To Allow 20 New Units At Sweetbay Apartments; Dog Park Slated For Oakdale Avenue  The Chattanoogan

The rezoning of property on Fountain Avenue that would allow the continued renovation of an apartment complex was approved on first reading Thursday ...



Progress being made on East Ridge High School Football stadium  WTVC

East Ridge High School is getting closer to having a new stadium.NewsChannel 9 paid a visit to Raymond James Stadium Thursday to check on the progress of ...



Seth Cordell Of Hixson Wins $1 Million In Tennessee Lottery Ultimate Millions Game  The Chattanoogan

An electrician from Hixson and a roofer from Nashville are ringing in the holidays in style this week, each having won one million dollars playing Tennessee ...



McMinnville Man Charged In Fatal Shooting  The Chattanoogan

A joint investigation with special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with the McMinnville Police Department and the 31st ...



Child Who Was Struck And Killed Was Running To Catch Up With His Father; Driver Got Out And Looked At Child, Then Left  The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga Police said a two-year-old child who was struck and killed in the parking lot of the Kankus Market on Wilcox Boulevard on Monday morning was ...



East Ridge High School football stadium condemned  Chattanooga Times Free Press

East Ridge played its first two football games of the season on the road.



Prep football jamborees begin tonight  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Friday nights in the Chattanooga area belong to high school football once again.



East Ridge City Manager Reverses Course On Firing Denny Manning As City Chaplain  The Chattanoogan

East Ridge City Manager Scott Miller has reversed course on firing former Councilman Denny Manning as city chaplain. Mr. Miller said in a letter to Mr. Manning ...



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.



East Ridge High School teacher arrested  Chattanooga Times Free Press

An East Ridge High School teacher has been arrested.



Cordell Young Charged With Shooting Up Several Houses On Dodson Avenue  The Chattanoogan

Due, in part, to assistance from community members, Chattanooga Police have arrested the suspect in a shots fired call that resulted in property damage to ...



After two years of delays, East Ridge Budgetel Inn & Suites now open  Chattanooga Times Free Press

After two years of remodeling and unforeseen expenses at the new Budgetel Inn & Suites in East Ridge, the 266-room hotel — the biggest one in the city — is ...



Broome, Richard Steven  The Chattanoogan

Richard Steven Broome, 63, a resident of East Ridge passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018. He was employed with Parman Energy and had previously ...



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 residents question relationships in Border Region development [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

EAST RIDGE — Over the span of four years here, Interstate 75's Exit 1 has transformed into a commercial development with big-name restaurants and stores.



Lusk, Stacey Cagle  The Chattanoogan

Stacey Cagle Lusk, 38, lifelong resident of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018. She attended East Ridge High School and was a ...



Tyrus Johnson Shot At Sale Creek; His Great-Nephew Cameron Smith, 22, Arrested In Incident On Mount Tabor Road  The Chattanoogan

Tyrus Jerome Johnson was shot at Sale Creek on Mount Tabor Road on Saturday afternoon. Sheriff deputies arrested and charged his great-nephew, Cameron ...



Man Fires At Woman Stealing His Car At Broad Street Raceway; Both End Up In Jail  The Chattanoogan

A man had his car stolen at the Raceway on South Broad Street on Sunday night and both he and the car thief wound up in jail. Police said they charged Donald ...



Appeals Court Rules Sale Of Ooltewah Woman's Home At Back Tax Sale Be Voided Because She Did Not Get Proper Notice  The Chattanoogan

The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled that a woman whose Ooltewah home was sold at a back tax sale without her knowledge should get title to the house ...



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 ...



Obituaries: Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 | Catoosa Walker News  Northwest Georgia News

Evie Lee Clayton, 85, Red Clay. Evie Lee Clayton, age 85, of Red Clay, passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 at her residence. She was preceded in death ...



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.



'Killer' women of opera, Broadway featured in concert at Barking Legs Theater  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The next installment of Hops & Opera is a mash-up of Oktoberfest and Halloween.



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 ...



Chattanooga Police Sergeant Peter Turk Resigns After Arrest For Soliciting Prostitution  The Chattanoogan

Sergeant Peter Turk tendered his resignation from the Chattanooga Police Department effective Tuesday. The Chattanooga Police Department opened an ...



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.



East Ridge Teacher investigated for an inappropriate relationship with student  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 ...



Students get sick at Central High after ingesting something  WDEF News 12

7:45 UPDATE: The note sent to parents tonight about the incident at Central High today: Dear Central Parents and Students,. - Advertisement -. An incident ...



Richard T. Harris  The Chattanoogan

Richard (Catfish) T. Harris of Ooltewah, Tennessee, went to his rest on November 19, 2018. He was born on September 1, 1926 in Decatur, Tn. He was a faithful ...



Chick-fil-A opens in East Ridge, offers free meals for one year  Chattanooga Times Free Press

This week the new East Ridge Chick-fil-A off Interstate 75 will open with a relatively new kind of celebration for the national chain.



Woman Says Party Guest Returned And Raped Her After She Fell Asleep  The Chattanoogan

A Chattanooga woman said a party guest returned and raped her after she had fallen asleep. Richard Hymon Jr., 47, of 6961 Glen Errol Way, East Ridge, ...



Johnston, Judy Abercrombie  The Chattanoogan

Judy Abercrombie Johnston's 15-year battle with Alzheimer's Disease ended on October 6, 2018. Judy did not lose that battle, because now she has moved into ...



Prosecution begins proof in retrial of 2011 East Ridge woman slaying  Chattanooga Times Free Press

It was a neighbor who found Jane Stokes on the floor of her East Ridge home on June 15, 2011. The 71-year-old's head was wrapped in cellophane, her hands ...



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.



Chicago Man Charged As Major Heroin Supplier To Chattanooga Tells Jury He Did Not Sell Drugs  The Chattanoogan

A man federal authorities say was a major heroin supplier to Chattanooga, as well as Knoxville and Atlanta, told a federal jury on Thursday that he did not sell ...



Arlington Avenue Man Says He And His Grandfather Were Cut By "Friend" Who Demanded Money  The Chattanoogan

A resident of Arlington Avenue said he and his grandfather were cut by a "friend" who demanded money. Terry Lamar Wilson, 18, was charged with aggravated ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Police identify second victim in East Ridge double homicide  Chattanooga Times Free Press

East Ridge assistant police chief confirmed that the Mississippi Highway Patrol has located Casey Lawhorn's vehicle.



Soddy Daisy Man Charged With Animal Cruelty For Beating Police Dog That Was Biting Him After Chase  The Chattanoogan

A Soddy Daisy man has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals for beating a police dog in the head that was biting him at the end of a chase in the ...



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 ...



School leaders prepare for Future Ready Institutes launch [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Teachers, school officials and business leaders are gearing up for the launch of Hamilton County Schools' new Future Ready Institutes this fall.



Anthony Broome Charged In 2 O'Neal Street Shootings, Including One That Claimed Life Of Shandar Weaver  The Chattanoogan

Anthony Broome II, 27, was arrested on Thursday, for shooting Sean Ware, 46, on April 30, in the 100 block of O'Neal Street. He was also charged with the June ...



President George H.W. Bush Visited Chattanooga At Least 5 Times  The Chattanoogan

Chattanoogans and Americans everywhere are remembering the life of former President George H.W. Bush following his death Friday night at the age of 94.



TDEC Says WWTA Has Had 29 Sewer Overflows At Ooltewah Since October 2017; Must Implement Moratorium On New Connections  The Chattanoogan

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has informed the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA) ...



Early voting is underway: Here's where you can vote  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Early voting for the midterm elections in Tennessee and some local municipal races begins Wednesday and continues through Nov. 1.



Bryan College announces Future Ready Institute at East Hamilton School  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Bryan College is the newest partner to sign on with Hamilton County Schools' Future Ready Institutes initiative.



Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy students participate in simulated robotic surgery  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Students at Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy had the opportunity of a lifetime earlier this month, thanks to CHI Memorial Hospital and its robotic prostate ...



Live Music Calendar - Jan. 23-30  Chattanooga Times Free Press

ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM — Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 6-7 p.m. each Sunday. Free.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mother urges Hamilton County school board not to renew bus contract with Durham after son dropped off at wrong stop  Chattanooga Times Free Press

On Aug. 17, Meghan Phillips' son, a kindergartner at East Ridge Elementary School, rode the school bus for the first — and last — time. Tre Phillips was dropped ...



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 ...



Hamilton County school board candidates face off in debate hosted by WTCI [video]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The evening before early voting began in Hamilton County, WTCI, the local PBS affiliate, broadcast school board debates featuring the 10 candidates running for ...



WWTA Says Mahan Gap Road Site Was Best Of 10 Locations Eyed For Sewage Treatment Plant; County Commission To Consider Purchase  The Chattanoogan

Officials of the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA) said Tuesday a site at 7800 Mahan Gap Road was among 10 considered ...



$5 Million Gift From Kennedy Family Puts Erlanger Over The Top For 1st Phase Of New Children's Hospital  The Chattanoogan

A $5 million gift from the Jim Kennedy family has put Erlanger Health Systems over the top for the first phase of its new Children's Hospital. Officials said it is the ...



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 ...



Soddy Daisy Principal Critical Of Vice Principal's Remarks On "Girls Ruining Everything"  The Chattanoogan

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Four more Future Ready institutes announced for Hamilton County high schools  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Incoming Hamilton County high school students have four more options to choose from when applying to Future Ready Institutes in the fall.



Cell tower might pay for new East Ridge football stadium  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A cell tower may be the ticket to the giving East Ridge High School a new football stadium.



Chattanooga Fire Department Captain Shellie Thorne And Jerry White, Jr. Critically Injured In Motorcycle/Car Accident Thursday Evening; Firefighters Raising Funds, Helping In Blood Drive  The Chattanoogan

Two people were critically injured, including Capt. Shellie Thorne of the Chattanooga Fire Department and her friend, Jerry White, Jr. in a wreck Thursday ...



2 Juveniles Who Escaped From Bradley County Juvenile Center Are Captured In Whitfield County After Armed Carjacking In Chattanooga  The Chattanoogan

Two juveniles who escaped from the Bradley County Juvenile Center have been taken into custody in Whitfield County after they carried out an armed ...



Republicans hold power in state races [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Republican red wall held firm in Hamilton County's state House and Senate districts. Republicans swept four state House races, though first-time candidate ...



Charges Bound To Grand Jury After Chattanooga Man, 23, Found With Drugs, $8802 Cash, 5 Assault Weapons  The Chattanoogan

Charges were bound to the Grand Jury on Tuesday against a 23-year-old man who was arrested after a search of his apartment turned up drugs, $8,802 cash, ...



Motorcyclist Phillip Hutton, 31, Killed On Hixson Pike Friday Morning; Harrison Rogers, 28, Arrested For Drunk Driving  The Chattanoogan

Phillip Hutton, 31, was killed on Friday in an accident on Hixson Pike after police said a drunk driver crossed the center line. The Chattanooga Police ...



Hamilton County detective seen on video punching, kicking handcuffed man is placed on 'desk duty'  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office offered few details Monday about an investigation involving a white detective seen punching and kicking a handcuffed black ...



Consent decree in works as WWTA plans $245 million upgrade to sewage systems  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority's plan to spend $245 million upgrading sewage systems in Hamilton County and some cities ...



Ruby Ellen Cagle  The Chattanoogan

Ruby Ellen Abbott Cagle, of Jasper, died on Sunday, November 18, 2018, in a Chattanooga health care facility. The daughter of the late Winton B. and Marion ...



Brainerd Resident Finds Man In His Garage Trying To Steal His Car; Holds Him Until Police Arrive  The Chattanoogan

A Brainerd man said he came home and found a man trying to steal his car. He held Robert Patrick Locklear at his residence until police arrived. Locklear, 37, of ...



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