PHOTOS: Boy Scouts Place American Flags At Veterans' Gravesites

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Members of the Cherokee Council of the Boy Scouts of America placed American flags at veterans’ gravesites Saturday at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.




Harwell, McNally Asking Acting TBI Director To Resign Over Affair Allegations

House Speaker Beth Harwell and Lt. Gov. Randy McNally are asking the acting director of the TBI to step down amid allegations that he used state funds for an affair with another state employee. The wife of Acting TBI Director Jason Locke turned over emails to the office of Governor Bill Haslam, accusing him of the affair. She said her husband had admitted to driving his state ... (click for more)

2 Walker County Deputies Now Facing Criminal Charges In Alleged Attempted Rape

Two Walker County deputies who had been under investigation after a woman claimed they tried to sexually assault her over the weekend are now facing criminal charges. Brandon England, 40, and Shawn Norris, 36,  have been charged with aggravated assault, criminal attempt to rape, and false imprisonment. The arrests came after an investigation by t he Georgia Bureau ... (click for more)

Never Replacing Claude Ramsey But Following His Example

When Claude made his decision not to seek reelection as the 26th District state representative I made my intention known to seek the office following him.  Immediately opponents from both parties began to qualify for that opportunity.  With Bill Bennett as my campaign manager and many of Claude’s supporters going door to door into the community, as Claude had done in his ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Participation Trophies

You may remember several years back when James Harrison, a linebacker for the Steelers at the time, came home to discover his two sons, who were then ages 8 and 6, had received “participation trophies” on a sports team. Harrison, who earned his way into the NFL (he was not drafted out of Kent State yet played in five Pro Bowls), promptly loaded his sons and the bogus trophies in ... (click for more)

Ooltewah Swimmers Beat Signal Mountain For First Time

The Ooltewah Tidal Waves had another outstanding performance at their pool Monday night. They knocked off Stuart Heights on Thursday in a battle of unbeaten in the Chattanooga Area Swim League’s Blue division and they added another monumental win four days later as they defeated Signal Mountain for the first time ever. The Tidal Waves led from the opening freestyle event and ... (click for more)

The Ups-And-Downs Of Life In The Minor Leagues

Life as a minor league player can be tough. Few players ever get to live out their dream as a regular player at the big league level. For every player who realizes their dream, another player is forced to be released or find another organization to keep his dream alive. Recently the Lookouts have lost T.J.White, one of the most popular players in recent years. Word has come ... (click for more)