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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 ...



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 ...



Sports Medicine teacher at Hixson wins our Golden Apple Award  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Bethany White is passionate about her students. But she also wants to help them find a career. - Advertisement -. The head of the ...



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 ...



Counselors offer support to Hixson High School students after classmate's shooting death  Chattanooga Times Free Press

After the shooting death of 15-year-old Dylan McElrath over the weekend, Hamilton County Schools counselors made themselves available to students at ...



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 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 ...



McDowell, June Elizabeth  The Chattanoogan

June Elizabeth McDowell, 82 of East Ridge, passed away on March 31, 2019. She was devoted wife and mother. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting.



Hixson High throwing pep rallies at elementary schools?  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga State Community College is hosting YA-hoo Fest this weekend, a celebration of young adult and middle grades literature.



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.



Cash, Allen  The Chattanoogan

Allen Cash passed away on March 30, 2019. He was born on August 3, 1947 in Munich, Germany to Joseph and Miriam Cash while Joseph was an Army ...



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, ...



Barrett, Daniel  The Chattanoogan

Daniel Hixson Barrett was born on April 23, 1955, and passed away April 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Stanton Harold Barrett, Jr., and his ...



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.



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.



Hixson High students awarded for tobacco & e-cig prevention social media campaign  WTVC

Hixson High School students were awarded Monday for creating and engaging in a social media campaign. Students designed a campaign that targeted ...



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 School students in running for $75000 in shoe contest  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A team of students from Hamilton County's Hixson High School has advanced in a national competition that could earn the school $75000 for its arts program.



Hixson High students advance to Top 5 in shoe contest  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The team of students at Hamilton County's Hixson High School who have come together to design shoes, have advanced to the next round of the national ...



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 ...



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.



Powell, Virgil F.  The Chattanoogan

Virgil F. Powell, 87, of Hixson, died on Saturday, March 30, 2019. He was born August 8, 1931 in Cottonwood, Arizona to the late Virgil John and Ima Vivian ...



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 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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 High School seeks NRA grant for rifle, archery range  Chattanooga Times Free Press

In some Hamilton County classrooms, students shoot rifles — air-soft rifles. As part of the national JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps) program in ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Fairchild, Everett  The Chattanoogan

Everett Rhea Fairchild, 89, passed away on December 10, 2018. Mr. Fairchild was born, raised, worked and served the Hixson community for over 60 years.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Several Chattanooga area schools selected to receive computer science courses from Amazon  WRCB-TV

Over 1,000 high schools across the United States, including some in the Tennessee Valley, will be receiving computer science courses courtesy of Amazon.



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?



Hinch, John Thomas, Sr.  The Chattanoogan

John Thomas Hinch, Sr., 94, of Hixson, Tennessee, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 16, 2018. Tommy was born in Winchester, Tn. on April 8, 1924 ...



Praise Of Children Is Theme At Quarterly Hamilton County School Board Meeting  The Chattanoogan

Praise of children was a theme Thursday evening at the Quarterly Hamilton County School Board meeting. Jarinzi Alonzo led the Pledge of Allegiance. Christy ...



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.



Hixson High School Takes Home Tournament Championship  The Chattanoogan

The fifth annual Hamilton County Archery Tournament was held Saturday at the East Brainerd Church of Christ, a new location. Over one hundred archers from ...



McElrath, Dylan Thomas  The Chattanoogan

Dylan Thomas McElrath, 15, of Hixson, Tennessee, passed away on August 18, 2018. He went to Hixson High School. He was loving, smart and funny. He loved ...



NC school vies for $75K to improve art programs  WRCB-TV

HDHS is the only school in North Carolina to be selected for the Top 50 of the Vans Custom Culture contest.



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 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 ...



Five things to know about Hamilton County Schools' Future Ready Institutes  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County Schools is launching its Future Ready Institutes — small, career-themed learning communities embedded in the district's traditional high ...



School leaders prepare for Future Ready Institutes launch [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Teachers, school officials and business leaders are gearing up for the launch of Hamilton County Schools' new Future Ready Institutes this fall.



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 ...



Joines, Travis  The Chattanoogan

Travis Joines, 48, died September 15, 2018, after a brief illness. He was born on November 14, 1969, in Jefferson City, Tennessee and lived recent years in ...



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.



Theater program to be revived at The Howard School [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

If you were a part of a theater production or performance at The Howard School, know someone who was, or attended such an event, the Times Free Press ...



Nonprofit donates $1 million to teach Bible History in Hamilton County schools  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The local nonprofit organization Bible in the Schools presented Hamilton County Schools officials with a check for more than $1 million Monday to foot the cost of ...



Richelson, Kerry Todd  The Chattanoogan

Kerry Todd Richelson, beloved son and father, passed away at his home in Hixson, Tennessee, on Sunday, April 29, 2018, from complications of diabetes.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



McKnight, Dave Stevenson "Steve" III  The Chattanoogan

Dave Stevenson "Steve" McKnight III, 65, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 1, 2018, surrounded by his family. Steve was a gifted and talented ...



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 ...



Local school officials reassure community in wake of deadly Florida shooting  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The threat of a school shooter is palpable to local school administrators and teachers who reflected on their own preparedness for such a situation after a ...



Anderson County High School Mavericks come from behind to win at William Blount Governors  Oak Ridger

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — The state-ranked Anderson County High School football team had to overcome an early 10-0 first-quarter deficit on Friday night, Aug.



“Karting For Kitties” - The Pulse  Chattanooga Pulse

Infinity Flux channels our nerd/geek culture for a cause. This coming November, Infinity Flux Cards, Comics and Games marks four years in business...but there ...



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 ...



Rams rout Hixson 80-44 in E'Jay Ward's coaching debut  Chattanooga Times Free Press

E'Jay Ward's 28th birthday was Sunday, and he wanted only one present. His Tyner basketball team delivered it to him Tuesday.



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 ...



Shipley, Stephanie M.  The Chattanoogan

Stephanie M. Shipley, 45, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Stephanie was born in Fort Oglethorpe, on Dec. 29, 1972. She graduated ...



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 ...



Education Advocate: River City Co. CEO Kim White starts 4-year stint on university system board  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Kim White recalls a time not too long ago when everything from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga had to be orange.



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.



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 ...



Hamilton County TVAAS scores show room for improvement  WRCB-TV

Hamilton County schools superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson said, "My brain is worn out from studying these numbers," but aims to work toward some "wins" in ...



Hamilton Co school board candidates react to 2 members rejecting integration proposal  WTVC

HAMILTON CO., Tenn. — Hamilton County Department of Education chair Steve Highlander sat next to his ballot parallel in Ooltewah High School's cafeteria ...



Mother wants world to remember her son outside of deadly duplex shooting [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

To the outside world, Aaron Dakota Biddle is remembered by the violent behavior from the last day of his life in May.



UnifiEd PAC Leader Says Its Endorsements Are Based On Interviews, Candidate Stances  The Chattanoogan

Jonas Barriere, executive director of the UnifiEd Action PAC, said its political endorsements have been based on candidates it feels will boost education.



Police Seeking Oshea Arkeith Williams In July 18 Murder Of Cortez Alford  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga Police Department is asking for the community's help in locating the suspect involved in the fatal shooting of Cortez Alford that occurred on ...



Hixson High's Jason Fitzgerald leaving to coach Meigs County  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Jason Fitzgerald is going back home. Sort of. Fitzgerald announced he has resigned as head football coach at Hixson High School to take over the program at ...



UPDATE: School Board members reject UnifiED integration policy; UnifiED responds  WRCB-TV

A spokesperson for the Board members says UnifiEd created a political action committee late last year that is scheduling interviews with school board members ...



Flywheel Brands Acquires Chattanooga Apparel Company  The Chattanoogan

Brand marketing agency Flywheel Brands, Inc. announced Friday that it has acquired 127 Press, a silk screen print company based in Chattanooga. Known for ...



Shernard Stewart, 22, Arrested For Shooting Willie Edwards, 45, Friday Night  The Chattanoogan

At approximately 10:32 p.m. officers with the Chattanooga Police Department responded to the 2000 block of Museum Street on reports of a person shot.



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 ...



Latoya Stamper, Charged With H&M Books Armed Robbery, Testifies To Reduce Bond  The Chattanoogan

Latoya Stamper, 38, testified before Judge Don Poole on Monday in an attempt to lower her bond for an armed robbery, which took place in April. During the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



UPDATE: Seven Hamilton County schools stop free meals for all students  WRCB-TV

UPDATE: Thursday night, the Hamilton County School board voted 7-2 adopted changes that seven schools would no longer be able to serve free breakfast or ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Fairbanks brothers a Chattanooga area football refereeing tradition  Chattanooga Times Free Press

When Bill Fairbanks, the youngest of the four officiating brothers, hangs it up, Chattanooga football may be at a loss.



Is the Chattanooga region prepared for a public health emergency?  Chattanooga Times Free Press

There's no predicting what potential public health emergency looms on the horizon, whether it's a natural disaster, an emerging infectious disease or a ...



New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses  The Chattanoogan

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: JOSHUA CODY DILLARD ASHLEY BROOKE FONTANA 1301 MARKET ST #205 1301 ...



How did your school perform on TNReady tests? Search here for results  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nearly 700 schools – more than 40 percent of schools in Tennessee – improved in student performance across most grades and subjects, according to a state ...



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