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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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



East Ridge Finds Land To Replace Aging Animal Shelter; 8 Contenders Vie For City Manager  The Chattanoogan

For many years, East Ridge has been talking about building a new animal shelter to replace the 60-year-old building that is being used now. The shelter is in a ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



East Ridge High School Football Coach Tracy Malone has resigned  WTVC

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



East Ridge High School Student Arrested for Making Threats  WDEF News 12

East Ridge, TN (WDEF) – An East Ridge High School student has been arrested for making threats and assaulting a teacher. The administration of East Ridge ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with student  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is investigating allegations an East Ridge High School teacher had sexual relations with a student at the school.



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 ...



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.



Cecil, Chester Ray, Jr.  The Chattanoogan

Chester Ray Cecil, Jr. fought the good fight and went home to claim his reward on September 29, 2018, surrounded by family and dear friends at Erlanger East ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses  The Chattanoogan

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: JOHNATHAN RUEBEN BATES RAYVEN QUINIECE GRAYSON 1317A JOHN ROSS RD ...



Moore, Angela Donnette (Ringgold)  The Chattanoogan

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



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 ...



LAUNCH CHA Youth Entrepreneurship Competition Announces Winners  The Chattanoogan

LAUNCH CHA held its annual district-wide Youth Entrepreneurship Competition, Pitch It at the Granfalloon, earlier this month. Competing teams were made up ...



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 ...



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.



Seasonal Burning Ban To Begin May 1; 12 Days Remain In The Burn Season  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau is reminding Hamilton County residents that beginning May 1, seasonal burning restrictions will ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Ooltewah High Announces New Head Coaches  The Chattanoogan

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 ...



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 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 ...



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

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



Friends Of Hixson Hold 1st Quarter Meeting  The Chattanoogan

Pictured, from left: County Commissioner Greg Martin; Mark Godsey, president Gold Bond; David Queen, president Friends of Hixson; Patrick Johnson, director ...



Joyce Jones To Present Critical Conversations For Employee Engagement At Women's Council  The Chattanoogan

The Women's Council quarterly programing for 2019 center's around the theme of “Critical Conversations…” The second quarter luncheon, held on Monday, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



House Speaker Casada To Be Lincoln Day Dinner Speaker For Rhea County Republicans  The Chattanoogan

The Rhea County Republican Party announced that Tennessee State House Speaker Glen Casada of Thompson's Station in Williamson County will be the ...



Television Producer Richie Walls To Speak At Heritage House April 1  The Chattanoogan

Emmy Award-winning film and television producer, Richie Walls, will speak at an April 1 edition of "The Backlot" at Heritage House Arts & Civic Center.



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 ...



Teacher's Research In France Brings French Students And Teachers To Chattanooga  The Chattanoogan

A group of high school students and teachers from France will visit the Chattanooga area thanks to the work of a Hamilton County teacher as part of the Global ...



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 ...



Park(ing) Day Chattanooga Is Sept. 21  The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga Design Studio announces Chattanooga's 11th annual Park(ing) Day celebration. Park(ing) Day is an international event in which metered parking ...



Rotary Club Of Chattanooga Hamilton Place And East Brainerd Kiwanis Hold Annual Joint Meeting  The Chattanoogan

Pictured, from left to right, are Chris Neighbors, Hamilton Place Rotary Club president; Jerry Turner, East Brainerd Kiwanis Club president; and Dr. James ...



CADAS Lights Huge Christmas Tree On Northshore  The Chattanoogan

Paul Fuchcar, executive director of the Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, announces what might be the tallest Christmas Tree in Chattanooga.



Ice On The Landing Opens Friday  The Chattanoogan

The ice-skating season will be in full swing as Ice on the Landing returns to the Choo Choo Gardens Friday. Chattanooga Presents and Volkswagen ...



Holocaust Survivor And Stepsister To Anne Frank Speaks In Chattanooga Oct. 14 And 16  The Chattanoogan

Eva Schloss, now 89, travels the world on a schedule that would tire most millennials. She has a mission and a message that compels her to not slow down.



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 ...



Gas Line Work On Ashland Terrace Begins Monday  The Chattanoogan

Gas line work will begin on Monday on Ashland Terrace from Tacoma Avenue to Thrushwood Drive. This work will require the closure of the right eastbound ...



NAACP Elections Held; Dr. Elenora Woods Remains President  The Chattanoogan

Elections were held on Monday, at the local office of the NAACP from 4-8 p.m. By 9:15 p.m. all 92 ballots had been counted. With a packed room of voters filled ...



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 ...



Hyksos Temple No. 123 Prince Hall Shriners Announce 14th Annual Charity Ball Weekend "An Egyptian Extravaganza"  The Chattanoogan

Hyksos Temple No. 123 Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine of North and South America and Its Jurisdictions Incorporated also known as ...



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 ...



Holiday Lights At The Chattanooga Zoo Starts Friday  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga Zoo will present its annual holiday event, Holiday Lights on Dec. 7-8, 14-15, and 21-22 from 5:30-8 p.m. Each night, zoo visitors will see the ...



Salvation Army Of Greater Chattanooga Launches Holiday Assistance Programs In The Tennessee Valley  The Chattanoogan

With nine weeks until Christmas and many local families in need material assistance, The Salvation Army is launching its Christmas outreach programs. Monday ...



Wamps Working To Make Politics Less Venomous  The Chattanoogan

Former Congressional candidate and local entrepreneur Weston Wamp said he and his father, former Congressman Zach Wamp, have been criss-crossing the ...



Hamilton County Department of Education announces new assistant principal appointments  Chattanooga Times Free Press

More than 20 Hamilton County Schools will have new assistant principals when school starts back next month.



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 ...



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 ...



PHOTOS: Pearl Harbor Memorial  The Chattanoogan

The Japan attack on Pearl Harbor was 77 years ago. The attack, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, led to the United States' entry into World War II.



Kiwanis Duck Race Is Saturday  The Chattanoogan

On the final day of Riverfront Nights, on Saturday, at 2 p.m., the Tennessee River may resemble a duck pond, as the Kiwanis Club of Chattanooga pours ...



Art From The Heart 2.0 Benefits Bethlehem Center  The Chattanoogan

The Bethlehem Center's fundraising event, Art from the Heart 2.0, will be held at the BMW Showroom at 6806 E. Brainerd Road on Thursday, Aug. 16, from ...



Weekly Road Construction Report  The Chattanoogan

Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: I-24 East and West drainage improvement from MM 173 to 175: The drainage improvement ...



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 ...



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.



Chattanooga Police Department K9 Duco Retires  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga Police Department announced the retirement of K9 Duco, who has spent the majority of his life serving the department and the community.



Hamilton County WWTA Honors Commissioner Billy Cooper On 90th Birthday  The Chattanoogan

The Hamilton County WWTA honored longtime volunteer board member Billy Cooper with a surprise party on his 90th birthday. Mr. Cooper has represented ...



Chattanooga Firefighters Association Local 820 Endorses Esther Helton For District 30  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga Firefighters Association Local 820 announced its public endorsement of Esther Helton, Republican candidate running in the state primary for ...



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 ...



League Of Women Voters Of Chattanooga Publishes 2018 Voter Guide  The Chattanoogan

The League of Women Voters of Chattanooga is ensuring that voters in Hamilton County have the information to make an informed decision in the General and ...



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 ...



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 ...



Vols QB commit posts eye-popping numbers in high-scoring loss  247Sports

Tennessee QB commitment Brian Maurer continued his impressive senior season with his best performance yet last week in one of the highest-scoring games in ...



East Ridge Football: Home Side Stands Are Closed ... Four Home Games Will Be Played on Campus  The Chattanoogan

The home stands of Raymond James Stadium at East Ridge High School, built in 1959, have been permanently closed due to major structural integrity issues.



It's been six years since Tennessee took over its first low-performing schools. How are they doing?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Six years after the state took over six of Tennessee's lowest-performing schools, all of those schools continue to struggle, new state test results show. The state's ...



Nearly a third of Hamilton County teachers rank among state's least effective  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Nearly 30 percent of Hamilton County teachers are considered least effective by state measures, and many of these teachers are in the district's predominantly ...



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 ...



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.



Causeway Announces Jon Johnson Of Howard School As Changemaker Of The Year Winner  The Chattanoogan

Causeway announced Jon Johnson as the winner of its first annual Changemaker of the Year Award. Mr. Johnson is a Spanish teacher and baseball coach at ...



Mark Making Installs Mural Created By Inmates Titled "Birds Of Freedom" On Billboard In East Chattanooga  The Chattanoogan

Inmates at the Hamilton County Jail were challenged to create a mural expressing their message to people “on the outside.” After discussing the stigma ...



Girls On The Run Of Southeast Tennessee Will Host 5K Event On May 6  The Chattanoogan

Girls on the Run of Southeast Tennessee will host its 5K event on Sunday, May 6 at the Tennessee River Park Shelter #4, 4301 Amnicola Hwy. in Chattanooga.



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 ...



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 ...



Pettway, William D. III  The Chattanoogan

William D. Pettway III, 54, of Lookout Mountain, Georgia, died on April 19, 2017 at his Thrive residence. William went to Fairlyland Elementary School and ...



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