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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. News Channel 9 learned this after after looking at ...



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.



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 ...



East Ridge Police Investigate Instagram Post  WDEF News 12

East Ridge, TN (WDEF) – On Saturday, February 17th, East Ridge Police were contacted by multiple students and parents of East Ridge High School about a ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



FOOTBALL: East Ridge High to host Stump Martin Memorial Senior Gridiron Showcase on Friday  Northwest Georgia News

For over a decade, Marvin "Stump" Martin was the architect of the Stump on Sports Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Football Classic and its biggest supporter.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Obituaries: Friday, Nov. 16, to Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 | Catoosa  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 ...



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.



Business Calendar  Chattanooga Times Free Press

... * Volunteer Management Series, Part 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at Venture Forward, 630 Market St. Curriculum includes six modules which will be ...



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 ...



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.



UPDATE: Charges filed against two juveniles for separate hoax threats  WRCB-TV

Charges are being filed against two Hamilton County students after separate hoax threats were discovered.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Former East Ridge teacher working to motivate students, educators  Chattanooga Times Free Press

As a math teacher at East Ridge High School three years ago, Christopher Morris was burnt out and so were his students.



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

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



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.



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 ...



East Ridge High School teacher arrested  Chattanooga Times Free Press

An East Ridge High School teacher has been arrested.



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Hamilton County Schools officials want to hear from you.



VIDEO: Tenn. RB refuses to go down on amazing 80-yard TD run  USA TODAY High School Sports

In the fourth quarter of last Friday's game at Polk County (Benton, Tenn.), East Ridge (Tenn.) running back Kashawn Cosey had run for only three yards all night ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Flags, fracas almost overshadow Central romp past East Ridge [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

There were big plays — Central quarterback Jaheim Jones had the best night of his career — there was the TV coverage with innumerable timeouts, and there ...



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 ...



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 - ...



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 ...



New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses  The Chattanoogan

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: ALEXIS PAIGE LAYMON AMBER DAWN ANDERSON 13776 DELL DR 10335 WALDEN ST



Hamilton County to pay for East Ridge restrooms  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Commissioner Tim Boyd, with the help of most of his colleagues, has given $50000 to East Ridge to build restrooms at athletic facilities it ...



Obituaries: Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 | Catoosa  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 ...



Bessie Smith Cultural Center hosts African-American History Challenge Bowl  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Can you name the African-American who invented the cash register? Answer: F.A. Hilyer. That's just one of the questions to challenge three teams competing in ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Nonprofit donates $1 million to teach Bible History in Hamilton County schools  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The local nonprofit organization Bible in the Schools presented Hamilton County Schools officials with a check for more than $1 million Monday to foot the cost of ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



The Tennessee playoff outlook for local teams  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For more than a decade, Polk County was a postseason fixture in football.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Obituaries: Monday, May 7, 2018 | Catoosa  Northwest Georgia News

Chris Walden, 75, LaFayette, Ga. Chris Walden age 75, passed away April 30, 2018. Husband, Father, Grandfather, Loved, Respected and Admired. Survivors ...



East Ridge May Revise Ordinance On Extended Stays; Fire Hall Cost Well Above Projection; Dunkin Donuts, Firehouse Subs Going Into Border Region Sector  The Chattanoogan

A donation of $1,000 from the Elks Lodge #91 was given to the city for the purchase of canine body armor for the city's drug dog, Officer Axel ? - photo by Gail ...



Hamilton County Schools' ACT score growth outpaces state and national averages  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Celebrating an uptick in the district's average ACT score, top administrators with the Hamilton County Department of Education presented banners to 11 schools ...



Kellogg, Carol Decker  The Chattanoogan

Carol Decker Kellogg, age 67, of Soddy Daisy, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Carol was born in Chattanooga to the late Norman ...



Signal Mountain selects committee to probe feasibility of split from county schools  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Signal Mountain town council discussed who should serve on a committee to investigate the feasibility of starting its own school district during its work ...



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 ...



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 ...



Youth pastor, not coach, led prayers on field after player injury, school officials say after complaint  Chattanooga Times Free Press

As an ambulance carried away the injured player who could not feel his legs, many in the stands, coaches and officials also bowed their heads in respect.



Harrison Elementary, Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts top priority list of needed repairs  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Approximately $35 million for desperately needed repairs to Harrison Elementary School was placed at the top of a prioritized facility construction list by the ...



Code of Silence  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For decades, school leaders at Ooltewah Middle and High schools have turned a blind eye. Warning signs of abuse have been overlooked. Reports and ...



Superintendent says no funds available for improving aging athletic facilities  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith punted any hope of funding for deteriorating high school football stadiums, including one that already is ...



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 ...



John Shearer: Billy Graham Actually Made Several Visits To Chattanooga Area  The Chattanoogan

In the fall of 1936, a young man named Billy Graham from Charlotte, N.C., showed up at what was then Bob Jones College in Cleveland, Tenn. It was the same ...



Cooper: Rezoning a touchy subject | Times Free Press  Chattanooga Times Free Press

No school wants to lose its identity, but Hamilton County Commissioner Joe Graham's recent suggestion about merging underutilized schools makes some ...



Marion Co. Schools 'monitoring' Whitwell High School football coach after police report  WTVC

Marion County's Director of Schools says he is monitoring the situation after learning of a police incident at a home earlier this month involving Tracy Malone, the ...



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 ...



New Hamilton County Businesses  The Chattanoogan

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: 138 PUBLISHING LLC ERNEST DEMPSEY 3 INDEPENDENT AUTHOR 8008 DANCING ...



Wiedmer: Signing day at Howard a reason to smile  Chattanooga Times Free Press

What happened at Howard for 12 of its senior football players on Wednesday should make us all smile with pride. Especially when you consider the state of the ...



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.



Dunn, Harrison David  The Chattanoogan

Harrison David Dunn, 73, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Erlanger Hospital due to complications from multiple myeloma cancer. David was ...



Traneil Moore's late score wins for East Ridge Pioneers against Howard, 14-7 [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Against a stout Hustlin' Tigers defense, led by senior linemen Udarius Strawter and Tadarius Covington, Moore fought for 96 yards on 17 carries in a 14-7 win for ...



This local businessman was named the Chattanooga area's top manager  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Emerson E. Russell oversees a business empire employing more than 5,000 people who work to provide security, maintenance, janitorial and landscaping ...



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 ...



Hunt, Warren Anderson  The Chattanoogan

Warren Anderson Hunt, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Warren was born on July 14, 2017. Warren is the beloved son of William and ...



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