2/6/08 - Sheriff Billly Long Resigns Effective Immediately
Sheriff Billy Long resigned his post on Wednesday, citing his current "legal predicament."
Long, who is facing a variety of federal charges, said he was doing so effective immediately.
2/5/08 - Red Bank Mayor Determined To Cut Red Tape Preventing New Police Cars From Being Used
There are five brand new police cars parked behind Red Bank City Hall, but officers cannot drive them.
Mayor Joe Glasscock said he is determined to change that.
Hearing for Billy Long delayed until Friday as an additional charge is made
A fourth charge has been brought against Hamilton County Sheriff Billy Long, prosecutors said Monday.
Hamilton County Sheriff Billy Long Arrested By Federal Authorities For Bribery, Extortion
Federal officials announced Saturday afternoon they had arrested Hamilton County Sheriff Billy Long for bribery and extortion.
Russ Deaderick, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, said Sheriff Long accepted a number of cash bribes over a lengthy period.
If you've lived in Chattanooga for any amount of time, you've at least heard of it -- ChattaCon. Every year around this time, you'll find people from all walks of life coming together--some even dressing up.
Dr. Shock is Dead!
Former local TV personalty Tommy
Reynolds has died. He was 75. Reynolds played Dr. Shock on the hugely popular
Shock Theater here in on Chattanooga TV in the 70's --- MORE at Nooga.com