$50,000 Powerball Winner Announced In Spring City

Thursday, December 7, 2017

A Tennessee Lottery Powerball player in Spring City (Rhea County) won $50,000 from Wednesday night’s drawing, and the jackpot has grown to $212 million for Saturday. Including the $50,000 winner, there were a total of 15,247 winning Powerball tickets in Tennessee on Wednesday night.

 

No information is available about the winner until the prize is claimed. 



Santa Pub Crawl Benefits Salvation Army Saturday

Last year the Santa Pub Crawl brought more than 1,500 toys and more than $4,500 to benefit The Salvation Army.  This year it will be held Saturday at various locations.  This event is an opportunity for Chattanooga-area adults to mingle and celebrate the holidays while simultaneously contributing to a great cause, said officials.  The event benefits the Salvation ... (click for more)

Child Passenger Seat Safety Check Planned For Friday

Safe Kids Dalton, under the direction of the Whitfield County Fire Department, will be conducting a free child passenger seat safety check on Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Check into Cash, 1133 North Glenwood Ave. The public is invited to take part. (click for more)

Witness Says Mayes Wanted To Fire More Shots Into Man Who Owed Him Money

A woman testified Tuesday that Jamaal Mayes told her he wanted to shoot Willie "Fathead" Bacon "five or six more times" after plugging him with a fatal shot to the chest. General Sessions Court Judge Lila Statom bound charges of criminal homicide and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon to the Grand Jury after the testimony. The 39-year-old victim's body was found ... (click for more)

Overflow Crowd Attends Latest Signal Mountain Meeting On Leaving County Schools

The December meeting of the Signal Mountain Town Council was for the most part devoted to giving citizens another chance to voice their opinions and ask questions about forming a new school district separate from Hamilton County. More people interested in the subject came than could be admitted to the council room because of fire capacity and the crowd overflowed into the lobby. ... (click for more)

All I Want For Christmas Are Digitized Newspapers For 2018 - And Response

With recent news of the Public Library investing in their own StoryCorps-ish effort with the Chattanooga Memory Project, it got me thinking about digitizing local newspapers again.   It's been two and a half years since the Chattanooga Public Library committed to sending out a request for proposals to digitize the local newspapers they have on microfilm. Back in ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Top Of My Desk

I am always pleasantly amused when people ask me how I can come up with something different to write about each day. The truth is that it is a rare day indeed when there isn’t something I want to share. As I sat down at my desk yesterday and looked about, I laughed at myself because there were several stacks each worthy of a story so please allow me to present “the best of” the ... (click for more)