An inmate died at the county workhouse at Silverdale on Wednesday night, and an investigation is underway. Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies/CID were called to investigate the death of an inmate at CoreCivic (formerly CCA). The inmate was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced deceased at that time. The identity of the inmate will not be released pending notification of the family. ... (click for more)
Walker County, Ga., under a new administration, will not seek to condemn land from a couple along a proposed public trail on the old Chickamauga to Durham Railroad. Former County Attorney Don Oliver, who supported the trail idea, in the waning days of the Bebe Heiskell administration went ... (click for more)
New Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield is raising rates at the money-losing Walker County Landfill. The higher charges go into effect on March 1. Mr. Whitfield, during his campaign, said the landfill had been losing about $500,000 per year for many years. He said other ... (click for more)
February 23, 2017
Here are the latest no bills and true bills from the Hamilton County Grand Jury: No Bills: ANDERSON, GLORIA LORENE B 31 F 0 1 GS 1570989 DRIVING ON REVOKED LICENSE ANDERSON, GLORIA ... (click for more)
Authorities have arrested Jackie Dale Bailey after getting wind that a large shipment of marijuana was being sent from California to Soddy Daisy. Bailey, 40, of 418 Holder Lane, was taken ... (click for more)
Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ALLISON, DELWIN DEWAYNE 3401 CAMPBELL ST APT 1003 CHATTANOOGA, 37406 Age at Arrest: 47 years old Arresting Agency: ... (click for more)
Should the Visitors Bureau continue to receive all the county hotel/motel tax (now at $7.1 million per year)?