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Friday, July 19, 2013

Mayor Berke is taking credit for all new jobs added in Chattanooga since he took office a whopping three months ago.  Is he also taking credit for the exponential increase in shootings that have taken place since he took office?

Jerry Yates

Stop Calling Me, Times Free Press

"I, Jason, of phone number 423-544-1801 , do not want to subscribe to the Chattanooga Times Free Press.  I find your activism masquerading as journalism rather distasteful, and I simply do not wish to participate in purposeful ownership of your platform via subscription.  Yet, you call me.  And keep calling me.   You won't stop calling me." Newspapers ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Last Rhinoceros

I know precious little about rhinoceroses, other than you don’t dare mess with anything that weighs almost four tons and can run 35 miles an hour. Further, I hear hippopotamuses are mean and unpredictable, and are among the deadliest animals in Africa, but today we are focusing on white rhinoceroses because there is only one white male rhinoceros remaining in the world. Think ... (click for more)

New Attorneys Have Not Decided On Whether To Seek Mental Evaluation For Hixson Woman Facing Possible Death Penalty

New attorneys for a Hixson woman facing a possible death penalty in Catoosa County, Ga., said they have not decided whether to seek a mental evaluation for Catherine Joann Goins. Police said she lured a 30-year-old woman to a friend's house and killed her in order to steal her newborn. After District Attorney Herbert "Buzz" Franklin opted for the death penalty, two attorneys ... (click for more)

Mobile, Ala., Firm Alerted To Send Tug To Cart Off Eyesore Casey Barge

Bankruptcy Trustee Jerry Farinash said Thursday afternoon that a Mobile, Ala., firm has been told to start work on removing the Casey barge from the Tennessee River in downtown Chattanooga. He said Coast Guard officials inspected the barge earlier Thursday and "seemed pleased with the condition it is in." The attorney said the Coast Guard will make a re-inspection just before ... (click for more)

Soddy-Daisy No. 1 Seed For 5-AAA Baseball Tourney

Soddy-Daisy heads into next week’s District 5-AAA baseball tournament as the No. 1 seed, but the outcome of Wednesday night’s Bradley Central-Ooltewah game determined the final two seeds still up for grabs. The Trojans (17-8 overall, 10-2 in the district), breezed to the regular season title with a three-game edge over No. 2 East Hamilton and earned the tournament’s top spot ... (click for more)

Willingham's Two-Hitter Leads Bucs Past Silverdale, 5-0

Brandon Willingham was hesitant to say that Thursday's game with Silverdale was his best effort of the year, even though the hard-throwing right hander limited the Seahawks to just two hits in six innings as Boyd-Buchanan posted a 5-0 victory on a day when the Buccaneers played at home for only the second time this season. Maybe the 17-year-old junior wasn't his best, but he ... (click for more)