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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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



2017 Week 6: East Ridge High School  WRCB-TV

The East Ridge High School Band will rock you from the stands, this season! Need proof? Okay, you asked for it...here goes! Our Friday Night Football Band of ...



Local High Schools Recognized in A.F. Bridges Awards  Wgnsradio

Local schools and sports contributors are part of this year's A.F. Bridges Awards program from the TSSAA.



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 ...



Prep football jamborees begin tonight  Chattanooga Times Free Press

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



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.



Schools Featured In New Book Chattanooga In Old Photos  The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga schools are featured in the new book Chattanooga in Old Photos, sponsored by Chattanoogan.com. There are scenes of McCallie School in 1910 ...



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 ...



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 High School football stadium condemned  Chattanooga Times Free Press

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



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 ...



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 ...



UPDATE: Funeral services set for East Ridge High band director  WRCB-TV

The East Ridge High School band of director of 20 years, Perry Vandergriff passed away over the weekend.



Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report  The Chattanoogan

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: BAKER, JAMAE OLIVIA 4355 KAYLA CIRCLE CHATTANOOGA, 37406. Age at Arrest: 21 years old



East Ridge High School teacher arrested  Chattanooga Times Free Press

An East Ridge High School teacher has been arrested.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Community Preview Party For New Children's Hospital Kennedy Outpatient Center Is Sunday  The Chattanoogan

Members of the community have an opportunity to tour the new Children's Hospital Kennedy Outpatient Center on Sunday from noon-3 p.m. before the building ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Ribbon Cutting Opens New East Ridge, TN Fire Station - Firefighter News  Firehouse.com

The City of East Ridge opened Fire Station #2 Thursday.



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.



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



'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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Tennessee House majority leader's PAC slams Jonathan Mason in GOP's House District 30 race  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Republican Jonathan Mason is coming under attack in the state House District 30 GOP primary race as being in the "Pocket of Big Insurance Companies."



4 Charged With Inciting Riot At Graduation In Red Bank Business  The Chattanoogan

Four people have been charged with inciting a riot at a graduation celebration in Red Bank in Sunday. Red Bank Police Chief Robert Simpson said bottles were ...



New Hamilton County Businesses  The Chattanoogan

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: BABY BEARS BATH & BEYOND BRANDSON SMITH MANUFACTOR OF SOAPS, LOTIONS, ...



Fowler calls Casada's mailer attack on Mason 'despicable'; Casada defends choice of Helton  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Family Action Council of Tennessee President David Fowler is describing as "despicable" a recent direct-mail attack launched by a top state House Republican's ...



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 ...



Catherine Neely retires as East Ridge High School volleyball coach after 50 years  Chattanooga Times Free Press

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



East Ridge High School Hosts Heritage Day Celebration  The Chattanoogan

East Ridge High School (ERHS) presented a school-wide project, “Honoring Our Heritage” on Friday. East Ridge High School has a diverse student population, ...



Closed primary elections plan sparks debate among Tennessee's Republican lawmakers  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tennessee's presumed next House speaker, Republican Glen Casada, has a personal take on the controversy over state GOP leaders' desire that legislators ...



East Ridge rolls into Finley with best football season in school's history  Chattanooga Times Free Press

East Ridge High School's Raymond James Stadium will be empty and dark tonight for the biggest home football game in school history.



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.



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, ...



Class Notes: Orchard Knob Elementary celebrates Chemistry Day  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Orchard Knob Elementary celebrates Chemistry Day. Fifth-grade students at Orchard Knob Elementary School got to make slime on Oct. 4 through the BASF ...



Pirates play tonight for Vic Grider's 200th coaching win  Chattanooga Times Free Press

There is more riding on the outcome of tonight's Marion County football game at South Pittsburg than bragging rights in one of the state's oldest rivalries. A South ...



Frank Reed's Parker Eagles hold 20th-year reunion  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Before becoming the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's softball coach in 2001, Frank Reed started the fastpitch program at Chattanooga State and went ...



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 ...



East Ridge Pioneers baseball coach Lee Coffman resigns  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Lee Coffman, for the past 12 seasons the baseball coach at East Ridge, has resigned that position. "We appreciate his *service*. He has worked hard for East ...



Hamilton County Schools officials schedule next round of community meetings  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools officials want to hear from you.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Dayton Teen Arrested After Running From Deputies On Highway 60; Passenger Caught With Drugs  The Chattanoogan

Hamilton County Sheriff deputies caught up with a Dayton teen who drove off at a high rate of speed on Highway 60 on Sunday afternoon. A passenger in the ...



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 ...



Obituaries: Friday, Nov. 16, to Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 | Catoosa Walker News  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. A lifelong resident ...



Will the new Bass Pro Shop help turn the fortunes of East Ridge?  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hope is often served with a side of doubt in East Ridge. Over the years, flea markets have replaced big-box stores and purchasing a new pair of pants has ...



East Ridge Gets Border Region Retail Tourism Development District Designation  The Chattanoogan

East Ridge officials said Monday they have received word that a tract of 950 acres inside the city has been designated as a border region retail tourism ...



Four Chattanooga-area players named Mr. Football finalists  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Four high school players from the Chattanooga area have been named finalists for the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football award in their respective classifications.



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 ...



Strong storms pummel Chattanooga region Monday evening  Chattanooga Times Free Press

More than 29 million people face a threat of severe storms Monday that could bring hail the size of tennis balls, damaging winds and strong tornadoes to the ...



East Ridge blasts Signal in home opener at Baylor  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Standing at the back of the line waiting to run through the banner of his home opener of his senior season, East Ridge High School defensive end Jeremiah ...



Emerson E. Russell accepts award as Chattanooga's top manager  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Entrepreneurs do things differently from others and they understand "the importance of what's worth chasing," Chattanooga's new top manager said Wednesday.



Source: New Howard principal will be East Ridge's Zac Brown  WRCB-TV

Sources tell Channel 3 that Zac Brown will be the next principal of Howard High School, succeeding Paul Smith. Brown has been principal of East Ridge High ...



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 ...



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