City Public Works Administrator Justin Holland said the city plans to begin shipping much of its garbage north to Bradley County. He said the deal is projected to extend the life of the city landfill at Birchwood by 15 years. Mr. Holland said Bradley County "has a huge landfill and takes garbage from Knoxville and other municipalities. It's regional." He said Bradley County charges $15.78 per ton, whereas the city charge is much ... (click for more)
A 33-year-old man who was shot in the face during a clash at a Bakewell gas station said he did nothing to provoke the shooting. The man charged said the victim cursed him, then started toward him. General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck, after a hearing on Tuesday, bound to the Grand ... (click for more)
For the first time in 86 years, there is no Templeton at the city public works yards. Jimmy Templeton, who put in half a century with public works, was honored by the City Council on Tuesday on his retirement. A host of public works employees were present to pay tribute to the popular ... (click for more)
September 27, 2016
Finding possible uses for discarded glass will be one of the focuses for Green/Spaces under a $40,000 grant from the city related to recycling. Justin Holland, city public works director, ... (click for more)
Here is the Fort Oglethorpe arrest report for Sept. 16-22: 09-15-2016 Robert Edwin Gaylor, 48, of 255 Allen Street, Summerville arrested for contempt of court. Tyler Robert Abercrombie, ... (click for more)
The trial for a teen charged in a College Hill Courts shooting that left one woman dead, a toddler paralyzed, and two others wounded has been pushed back to April 4, 2017. Criminal Court ... (click for more)
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