The following people are scheduled to appear in East Ridge Municipal Court on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Court is held at City Hall on Tombras Avenue and begins with traffic cases at 3 p.m. Travis Burroughs – Evading Arrest, Possession Schedule II. Sean Griffith – Public Intoxication, Possession Schedule II, Drug Paraphernalia. Kedarrian Higgins – Aggravated […]
The groundbreaking for the new Chick-fil-A restaurant in the Jordan Crossing development is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 22 at 10 a.m. The event had been planned for Jan. 8 but was postponed apparently due to inclement weather. The new 5,000-square-foot restaurant is at 639 Camp Jordan Parkway and will be the first restaurant in Jordan […]
The East Ridge City Council approved spending more than $2 million on improvements to Camp Jordan Park, Thursday night during its regular meeting at City Hall. The improvements will include new bathrooms at the four decades old par, along with concession stands and fencing. Canopies on bleachers will be added to shade spectators at events. […]
_ 1602 Maxwell Rd.: Police responded to the address on Tuesday to an “unknown trouble” call. According to a police report, when an officer arrived he spoke to a woman who said that her husband and she got into a heated verbal argument over him playing video games and calling her a bad mother. The […]
East Ridge city offices and non-essential services will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. For those with Monday trash pickup, the following schedule will be implemented: North-side (from Ringgold Road to Chattanooga/Interstate 24)—Tuesday, January 16 South-side (From Ringgold Road to Stateline Road/Georgia)—Wednesday, January 17 This alternate trash […]
The Tennessee Auctioneers Association, at its yearly convention in Murfreesboro, named Marc Gravitt as the newest member to the Tennessee Auctioneers Hall of Fame. Vice President Bobby Colson from Nashville presented the award to Representative Gravitt saying, “this award is presented to a man that has dedicated his life to service, both in his […]
Officials with Tennessee American Water Company said the utility company which provides water to the greater Chattanooga area is performing additional sampling in the wake of a fuel spill on the Tennessee River. Daphne Kirksey, a spokesperson for TWAC said in an email statement that company officials are confident that there is no threat to […]
_ 201 Eads St.: Police were dispatched to the address Friday on a fire that involved two vehicles. According to a police report, when an officer arrived he spoke with the female owners of the vehicles, a 2002 Chevy Trailblazer and a 2002 Nissan Xterra. Both women said that the ex-boyfriend of one of the […]
On Monday, the East Ridge Housing Commission gave the owner of a dilapidated house on East End Avenue another month to come up with a plan to move the structure or tear it down. Housing Commission Chairman Eddie Phillips reviewed the situation, saying the city had been working with the owner, Leroy Wanzell, for about […]
The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation awards grants to public safety agencies to help with equipment and other needs. The East Ridge Police Department has been fortunate yet again to receive such needed funds for equipment from the Foundation. This year’s award will fund five portable radios and related equipment, valued at $19,834.15. These radios […]
A motorist driving with a tail light out has led to the arrest of a Rossville man on drug charges, Monday. Preston M. Bogh, 22, of a Loach Drive address in Rossville, was booked into the Hamilton County Jail on charges of Possession of Heroin for Resale, Possess of Schedule VI for Resale, Possession […]
Hamilton County schools will be closed on Monday due to the threat of icy road conditions. OLPH school will be operating on a two-hour delay. BCA will open at 10 a.m. on Monday.
A small magnitude earthquake gave people in East Ridge a rude awakening early Sunday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the 2.4 magnitude quake hit between East Ridge and Ringgold just before 5 a.m. No damage has been reported.
On Saturday evening, Herman and Mary Schrader hosted a dinner to show appreciation for the volunteers who helped on Helton Hill during the Christmas lights. In addition he presented the East Ridge Needy Child Fund a check in the amount of $37,550 that was donated from giving people who came to see the light display. […]
According to booking reports from the Hamilton County Jail, the following people were arrested by the East Ridge Police Department from Jan. 1-7. An arrest does not mean that a person has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. SMITH, KENNETH HAROLD HOMELESS , […]