Whiskey Bill Differences Ironed Out

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The bill allowing distilleries in Hamilton County finally was approved Thursday after the House and Senate worked out differences in their bills.

The Chattanooga Whiskey Company is planning to open a distillery on the Southside.

The firm now buys its Chattanooga Whiskey in Indiana.


Red Bank Woman Charged With Kicking Boyfriend's Dogs During Incident At Airport Inn

A Red Bank woman has been charged with kicking her boyfriend's dogs during an incident at the Airport Inn on Feb. 4. Juliet Michelle Gaines, 29, is charged with assault and cruelty to animals. At 10:38 p.m., police responded to the hotel on Lee Highway. Adam Coffey said Ms. Gaines was drunk and hit him in the nose with her elbow. He said she then repeatedly tried to strike ... (click for more)

Almost $5 Million In Donations Received For Organ Donor Awareness Since Program Began

Hamilton County Clerk Bill Knowles, one of the founding board members of the Tennessee County Clerks Organ Donor Awareness Foundation, announce d that in 2015  the  95 Tennessee County Clerk offices marked a milestone of receiving almost $5 million in donations since its formation in 1996. Mr. Knowles said,  “Over  the years  Hamilton County  consistently ... (click for more)

Black History Month Hero - Theodore McGraw (Kidd) AKA "Pongee" - And Response

I grew up in "Old St. Elmo" on 39th Street behind the Incline. As a child I remember my older brother "Pongee" as being my hero. This month of February being Black History Month, I cannot think of a better person to be honored than my late older brother, Theodore McGraw (Kidd) aka "Pongee" of St. Elmo (Gamble Town). Growing up without my father, Theodore was always available ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: About Lions & Elephants

A family of lions is called a ‘pride’ and rightfully so. The boss of the pride is indeed the ‘King of the Jungle’ and he makes all the big decisions, like when they go hunting, who is going to be ‘boyfriend-girlfriend’ and is quick to settle any family quarrels. But, as with all in nature, there comes a day when the King gets too old to rule. His teeth are loose, his gait hampered ... (click for more)

Red Bank Rolls To Region 2-A/AA Mat Title With Ease

(Story will be updated) LEGEND AND FINAL TEAM SCORES: 1. Red Bank (RB) 239; 2. Hixson (Hix) 138; 3. Notre Dame (ND) 95; 4. East Ridge (ER) 90; 5. Signal Mountain (SM) 80; 6. Central (Cen) 68; 7. Boyd-Buchanan (BB) 67; 8. Tyner (T) 59.5; 9. Whitwell (W) 43; 10. Sequatchie County (Seq) 41; 11. Chattanooga Christian (CCS) 32; 12. Howard (How) 27; 13. Brainerd (Bra) 3; 14. Sale ... (click for more)

Bradley Wrestlers Win Region 4-AAA With Seven Champions

CLEVELAND, Tenn. – There was never much doubt about which team would walk away from the Region 4-AAA wrestling tournament with the most individual champs and the overall team title. The Bradley Bears, ranked second in the state all year, have had a great season to this point and it just got a little bit better early Saturday evening at Cleveland Middle School. By claiming ... (click for more)