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Hixson High School teacher, under investigation by law enforcement, resigns  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Hixson High School teacher at the center of an investigation by the Chattanooga Police Department's Special Victims Unit has resigned from Hamilton ...



Former Hixson High sports medicine teacher indicted for aggravated statutory rape  WTVC

A grand jury has indicted a former Hixson High School teacher for aggravated statutory rape. Bethany White, a Hamilton County Schools teacher in the Sports ...



Hixson High School teacher suspended, under investigation by Chattanooga Police Department's Special Victims Unit  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Hixson High School teacher, Bethany White, was suspended last month pending investigations by Hamilton County Schools and the Chattanooga Police ...



Former Hixson High teacher arrested, charged with aggravated statutory rape  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Bethany White, a former Hixson High School teacher who resigned earlier this month, has been arrested on a charge of aggravated statutory rape.



Former Tennessee HS sports medicine teacher indicted for aggravated statutory rape  USA TODAY High School Sports

Bethany White, who taught at Hixson High School in Tennessee, was arrested Friday on charges of aggravated statutory rape.



Hixson High School Air Force JROTC Makes History  The Chattanoogan

The Hixson High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps accomplished a first in the unit's 46 year history. Headquarters Air Force JROTC ...



UPDATE: Former Hixson High School teacher indicted by grand jury  WRCB-TV

The director of the sports medicine program at Hixson High School Bethany White has been indicted by a grand jury.



Hixson High School JROTC wins in drill and color guard  WTVC

The Hixson High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps drill and color guard teams grabbed their fourth and fifth Hamilton County JROTC Drill ...



Hixson High Air Force JROTC Scores Big  The Chattanoogan

The Hixson High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps TN-081, earned an overall unit assessment score of “Exceeds Standards.” This is the ...



Hixson baseball team rolling behind senior standout Jack Julian  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Jack Julian did not soak up the spotlight after his perfect game Monday against Red Bank.



Hixson High School mourns loss of 15-year-old shot by father  WTVC

Monday, students at Hixson High went to school without one of their classmates.The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says a man shot and killed his 15-year-old ...



District wants to revamp, spread Hamilton County High School support programs and re-purpose staff  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools wants to revamp how it educates students who have fallen behind in high school, dropped out and since returned to school or ...



Hixson's Jack Julian pitches perfect game in win over Red Bank [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hixson High School baseball coach Colton Green knows there are not many who can touch his pitching ace.



Hixson High School AFJROTC Visits Local Veterans  The Chattanoogan

Counterclockwise are Cadet Colonel Logan Griffith (Podium), Cadet Dylan Dial, Cadet Seven Mingo and Cadet Jeremy Thomas. Hixson High AFJROTC Cadet ...



Hixson High Baseball Standout Jack Julian To Pitch For MTSU  The Chattanoogan

Hixson High School baseball standout Jack Julian has signed with MTSU to continue his academic and baseball career. A signing ceremony was held recently ...



UPDATE: Hixson High School community remembers 15-year-old killed in horrific shooting  WRCB-TV

UPDATE: Crime scene tape surrounded the home on Cotter Road in Hixson Monday where investigators say Michael McElrath killed his 15-year-old son over ...



Hixson High breaks ground on a new track  WTVC

Hixson High School recently broke ground to begin work on a new track for the school and a resurfacing of the football field. Track team members, coaches, ...



Hixson High sets the pace for Future Ready Institutes  WRCB-TV

At Hixson High School, you're just as likely to see students outside in a greenhouse, as you are in a traditional classroom. The Institute for Integrative Agriculture, ...



Linda Darden  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Linda Darden created leaders, and helped shape young minds during her years as an educator here in Hamilton County.



Longtime educator, former Hamilton County school board chairman Everett Fairchild dies  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Longtime local educator and former Hamilton County Board of Education chairman Everett Rhea Fairchild, 89, died Monday, Dec. 10.



Hixson High School to expand medical assistant program thanks to grant  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools' efforts to prepare local students for life after high school, especially for the workforce, just got a $25000 boost.



Hixson High School launches new teaching program for students of all abilities  WTVC

HIXSON, Tenn. — A unique program at one Hamilton County school is making sure students of all abilities are learning together in the same classroom.



District breaks ground on Hixson High's new track, other projects underway [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Last week, Hamilton County Schools broke ground on one of a few capital projects planned for this year — a new track and field at Hixson High School.



Parents question investigation into alleged rape at Hixson High School  WRCB-TV

The incident allegedly happened last September and a parent reported it to school officials on January 12.



Janet Hinds: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Janet Elaine Kirk Hinds has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of Chattanooga, Tennessee, police officer Nicholas Galinger. Hinds, 54, of Hixon, is the ...



Former School Board chair Everett Fairchild dies at 89  WRCB-TV

A man who devoted his life to education in Hamilton County has died. Everett Fairchild was 89. Family members say he had been in failing health in recent years ...



Average Hamilton County ACT scores lower than what's considered 'ready for college'  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools' graduates' ACT scores held steady in 2018, according to district officials, but continue to trail state averages.



A busy weekend in Chattanooga: What you need to know  WRCB-TV

The weekend of May 17-19 Chattanooga will be full of activities that could affect your downtown plans.



Hixson High takes $75000 first prize in Vans Custom Culture Competition  WRCB-TV

The nationwide Vans™ Custom Culture competition featured a pool of 500 entries, with the art program from Hixson taking the top honors and a prize of $75000 ...



Hixson High Won City's Only Indisputable Boys State Soccer Championship in 1988  The Chattanoogan

From 1987 to 1995 – nine seasons – the state of Tennessee produced only one state champion each year in boys high school soccer. Since then, schools ...



Hixson teacher develops statewide exercise science curriculum  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Bethany White wanted to teach her students more than how to tape ankles and treat minor injuries in her sports medicine class at Hixson High School.



Gustus, TaQuisha  The Chattanoogan

Ta'Quisha L. Gustus, daughter of Lakisha Ratliff and Adrian Gustus, was born June 19, 1991, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She attended Hixson High School ...



Prep notebook: Hixson's Christian Crowe signs with Bryan College men's basketball program  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hixson High School senior Christian Crowe recently signed to continue his basketball career at Bryan College.



Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke delivers 2019 State of the City address  WTVC

Mayor Andy Berke delivered his 2019 State of the City address Thursday. Watch the 2019 State of the City address here. The event was held at 5:30 p. m. at the ...



Vicki Walker  The Chattanoogan

Vicki Walker, 51, a native of Hixson, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019. Vicki was born on May 17, 1968, to Leonard and Betty Walker. She graduated ...



Bear JV wins Vandergriff Duals  Cleveland Daily Banner

HIXSON — Flexing the muscle of its program, Bradley Central sent its junior varsity wrestling team to compete in the Vandergriff Duals on Saturday, and they ...



Eight more VW eLabs launch in Hamilton County schools  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools leaders, elected officials, Volkswagen representatives and community members gathered alongside Gov. Bill Haslam to launch a ...



Hixson JROTC Receive Distinguished Unit Award  WDEF News 12

Students at Hixson High School received the JROTC Distinguished Unit Award for performing above and beyond expectations.



Hamilton County Schools announces new school options  WRCB-TV

For the upcoming school year, Hamilton County Schools have announced new options for where your child can attend school.



Kellogg, Stephen  The Chattanoogan

Stephen Kellogg, 46, of Chattanooga passed away at home on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Stephen was a graduate of Hixson High School. He was employed by ...



Hazing not a factor in alleged rape at Brainerd High School, superintendent says  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools said there is no indication that Wednesday's alleged rape at Brainerd High School was the result of hazing.



Pat Benson: High School Football Spring Practice Tour (Part 1)  The Chattanoogan

Spring practice is officially here. From the end of April through the middle of May, our local football teams are hitting the practice field to begin work for the 2019 ...



Schools Featured In New Book Chattanooga In Old Photos  The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga schools are featured in the new book Chattanooga in Old Photos, sponsored by Chattanoogan.com. There are scenes of McCallie School in 1910 ...



Class Notes: Howard Connect Academy and NASA to partner, and more education news  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Signal Mountain Middle/High School's mock trial team took first place at a District Tournament this March. The team included: Ethan Fell, Tehreem Hussain, Luke ...



Few out-of-zone students enrolled in Hamilton County School's Future Ready Institutes  Chattanooga Times Free Press

With the beginning of the new school year in Hamilton County last week came the launch of one of the district's most prized new initiatives — the Future Ready ...



Mother Of 15-Year-Old Killed By His Father Said McElrath Had Been Acting "Manic"  The Chattanoogan

The mother of a 15-year-old boy who was killed by his father said Michael McElrath had been acting "manic" in the days leading up to the tragic incident in ...



Johnson, Brandon Wells Bernard  The Chattanoogan

Brandon Wells Bernard Johnson, 34, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019, at his residence. He was a 2003 graduate of Hixson High School ...



Volkswagen announces 8 more Hamilton County schools to receive science eLabs  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Can a go-kart run off of solar power? Can a water filtration system be created that does not require electricity? Can a horse use a prosthetic leg?



Hixson high school students donate pillows to breast cancer patients  WTVC

October is dedicated to recognizing women's diseases. Hixson High School students made a special donation to the MaryEllen Locher Breast Cancer Center ...



Hamilton County Schools Announces New School Options And Timeline  The Chattanoogan

For the 2019-2020 school year, Hamilton County Schools is opening enrollment to a select group of schools, “My Future Schools,” to which students across the ...



Greeson: Hixson High School artists getting their kicks  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For Katie Claiborne, what was a missed opportunity has become the ride of a lifetime.



Hixson father accused of killing son appears in court; case goes to grand jury  WRCB-TV

A grand jury will now hear the case against Michael McElrath. Until that happens, a judge decided today that he should stay in jail on a one-million-dollar bond.



School board member debates after controversial comments about diversity in schools  WTVC

District three incumbent Joe Smith sits next to his opponent, Miracle Hurley, in front of a room full of District Three voters at Hixson High School.For the last month ...



Vote now for Hixson Art students  WDEF News 12

HIXSON, Tennessee (WDEF) – Art students at Hixson High got themselves into the top 50 of the national Vans™ Custom Culture competition. But now they need ...



Chattanooga State Has Early College Senior Recognition Night  The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga State's Early College program held a ceremony to recognize seniors who have completed Early College courses, including home-schooled ...



Redskins clinch district championship | Sports  news-herald.net

For the first time in four years, Loudon High School brought home a district tournament championship in baseball May 8 after defeating Meigs County High ...



Phillips, John Mark  The Chattanoogan

John Mark Phillips passed away on July 20, 2019. He was 76. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Hazel Phillips and a sister, Patricia.



Brinkley, Cynthia Ann "Cindy"  The Chattanoogan

Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Brinkley, 53, of Soddy Daisy, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019. She was born in Chattanooga and graduated from Hixson High ...



Massive effort launched to prepare Hamilton County students for workforce  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A new effort aims to prepare area students for life after high school.



UPDATE: Man accused of burning body found in Fort O; family members charged for helping him hide from police  WRCB-TV

UPDATE: Investigators say one of the two men accused of burning and dumping 18-year-old Lauren Lowrance's body had family members help them hide from ...



Hamilton Co. Schools name 9 new principals  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Hamilton County school system announce new principals for nine of their schools. They will lead Alpine Crest Elementary, East ...



Finnell, Paul  The Chattanoogan

Paul Finnell was born February 22, 1930 and went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Paul was 89 at the time of his passing. He graduated ...



Wiedmer: John Farr and Jim Morgan are losses too big to replace  Chattanooga Times Free Press

It was getting close to 2:30 on Tuesday afternoon, and in a few minutes Dr. Steve Highlander would begin delivering a very emotional eulogy regarding the ...



A long time coming: Hamilton County finally breaks ground on new Howard stadium  Chattanooga Times Free Press

After a decade in the making, elected officials and community members finally were able to celebrate the groundbreaking of The Howard School's new track and ...



TCPS brings home science competition awards  Cleveland Daily Banner

Tennessee Christian Preparatory School held its second annual fundraising event to raise awareness and funds for cystic fibrosis research. Staff and students ...



Remembering Hixson Jr. High School  The Chattanoogan

The end of an era has come for the Hixson community, as most of the historic Hixson Middle School will be torn down in the near future. After a new middle ...



Project Search gives students with disabilities real-world job experience [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chris Konieczny dreams of working as a crime-scene detective.



JROTC rifle team members compete in 33rd annual Superintendent's Trophy Match [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Nearly 50 students representing nine of Hamilton County's high schools stood in formation Saturday afternoon at Red Bank High School as they awaited the ...



Hamilton County Schools ACT scores show improvement  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County's public high school students posted slight gains in average ACT scores this year and are nipping at the heels of the state's average, according ...



McFarland-Baynes, Nora Jean  The Chattanoogan

Nora Jean McFarland-Baynes, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, in a local hospital. She was formerly employed by the Hamilton ...



Athletic trainers coming to all Hamilton County high schools this fall  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For years, at some Hamilton County public schools, when a player is injured at practice or during a game, it has been the coaches who respond.



Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger announces re-election bid for second term  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Jim Coppinger announced he will seek re-election as Hamilton County mayor on Wednesday during the Friends of Hixson breakfast, a nonprofit community ...



Hamilton County Schools superintendent: Corporal punishment may be phased out  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County schools are re-evaluating their disciplinary approach this year.



Collins, Eli Gerald  The Chattanoogan

Eli Gerald Collins, 17, of Hixson, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2016. Eli was born and raised in Kingsport, Tn., and was a resident of the Hixson area for ...



Life Story: The secret of becoming a valedictorian  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Back in the mid-1990s, reporters at the former Chattanooga Times huddled and decided to elevate coverage of the area's high school valedictorians.



District 6 candidates debate role of the Hamilton County school board at 2nd debate [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Candidates for the District 6 seat on the Hamilton County school board squared off over the roles and responsibilities of school board members and the Hamilton ...



District 9 school board candidate debate gets personal; board members address controversial comments  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Things got personal Monday night at the third Hamilton County Board of Education debate, this time in District 9 featuring incumbent school board chairman ...



Hamilton County school board officially severs ties with Durham, approves new bus service contract  Chattanooga Times Free Press

As of July 1, Hamilton County Schools' bus transportation will no longer be provided by Durham School Services. With an 8-1 vote Thursday night, the school ...



From Homeless to success; relationships are key  WTVC

From homeless to success -- the Assistant Principal at Brainerd High School, Dr. Charles Mitchell mainly credited one thing to keeping him off the streets.



Neville Osmond Forsythe, Sr.  The Chattanoogan

Neville Osmond Forsythe, Sr., 63 of Chattanooga, died on Monday, July 8, 2019, in a car accident near Adairsville, Ga. He was a popular Chattanooga chef.



Jonas Cord Shackleford, Jr. Earns Eagle Award From Boy Scouts Of America  The Chattanoogan

Jonas Cord Shackleford, Jr. is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and attends the Hixson Ward at 3010 Hamill Road where he serves ...



Ooltewah High School principal reassigned to new school  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For six tumultuous months, Ooltewah High School Principal Jim Jarvis has continued to lead the school after the rape of a freshman basketball player, allegedly ...



Jim Coppinger, Aloyse Brown win Hamilton County mayor primaries  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Aloyse Brown won the Democratic primary against George Ryan Love and the right to oppose Jim Coppinger in the upcoming election for Hamilton County ...



District 8 candidates face off in first Hamilton County school board debate  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Incumbent David Testerman and candidate Tucker McClendon squared off in the first of five school board debates hosted by UnifiEd and Chattanooga 2.0 ...



New Hamilton County Businesses  The Chattanoogan

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: ALL THINGS NEW PROPERTIES JOEL SLATER 3 RENTAL PROPERTY, PROPERTY ...



Soddy Daisy Woman Who Declined Treatment At Wreck Scene Died The Next Day  The Chattanoogan

A 46-year-old Soddy Daisy woman, who was involved in a three-vehicle wreck last Thursday but declined treatment from EMS on the scene, died the next day, ...



Hamilton Co. Schools announce new assistant principal appointments  WTVC

The Hamilton County Department of Education announced several new assistant principal appointments and reassignments on Wednesday.“Strong leadership ...



Hamilton schools out of compliance with state law for hazing, bullying policy  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Hamilton County Board of Education's policy on student harassment, hazing and bullying does not meet the requirements of state law and isn't on par with ...



Two Hamilton Co. School Board members say they reject idea of racial, economic integration  WTVC

An old argument about race, poverty and desegregation took on new life in Chattanooga on Friday.Two members of the Hamilton County School Board ...



Stanfield, Shawnquell Na'chelle  The Chattanoogan

Shawnquell Na'chelle Stanfield, 19, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018, in a local hospital. She was a graduate of Hixson High ...



New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses  The Chattanoogan

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: LEBRON EDWARD TERRY BRENDA THOMAS 2120 CITICO AVE 10408 N LAKE HEIGHTS ...



Hall of Fame: Grace Keith Coached for Love of the Game  GoMocs.com

She had hung up her whistle and filed the clipboard away. Her 12 seasons on the bench coaching the girls' team at Hixson High School to more than 200 wins ...



2019 All-County Baseball Team | Sports  news-herald.net

The All-County Baseball Team is chosen through a combination of statistics, personal observation and coaching suggestions. Final decisions are made by ...



Dyer, John Greene  The Chattanoogan

John Greene Dyer, Jr., died on Thursday, September 20, 2018. He was born August 20, 1932, in Chickamauga GA, to parents John Greene Dyer, Sr., and Ruth ...



Funeral Services Set For Teen Alec Johnson Killed In Accident On Thursday  The Chattanoogan

Funeral services will be on Sunday for Alec Macaine Johnson, the 15-year-old killed in a car accident in Hixson on Thursday.



Gestamp gearing up Chattanooga area plants  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Volkswagen supplier Gestamp is tuning up its Chattanooga plants to make parts for the automaker's new sport utility vehicle, and hiring high-quality workers is ...



Younger Phillips succeeds father as lead pastor at Abba's House  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The congregation of Abba's House will welcome a new but familiar face Sunday. Dr. Ronnie Phillips Jr. will take the pulpit for his first Sunday as lead pastor, ...



Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report - With Mug Shots  The Chattanoogan

BELLINGER, JESSE CLAY 1218 NORTHERN HILLS RD SIDE B HIXSON, 37343 25 Chattanooga RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT. BRACKET, CRYSTAL 524 ...



Richardson, Dolli Wells  The Chattanoogan

Dolli is survived by her son, Douglas Richardson; parents, Hank and Linda Wells of Hixson; sister, Denna (Jerome) Roberts of Whitwell, and their children, Jay, ...



TN Dept. of Education releases district-level TNReady test results  WTVC

On Thursday the Tennessee Department of Education released district-level statewide testing results for the 2016-2017 school year, under the program known ...



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