Water has been restored across Chattanooga and Hamilton County for all Tennessee American Water customers. "Through the hard work of our employees at the Tennessee American Water I am pleased to announce the boil water advisory has been lifted for the majority of our customers," said Darlene Williams with TAW. However, not everyone is out of the woods just yet. Tennessee American Water released a map showing areas that are still under a boil advisory.
All schools in Hamilton County Schools will be open for a regular school week, the school board announced. The school board says operations staff inspected schools for restroom and water functionality, and everything is working properly. If the boiling water advisory remains in effect for schools in Signal Mountain, Lookout Valley and Lookout Mountain, food service from outside locations and bottled waters will be provided.
On Tuesday, September 17, Amazon is holding a Career Day to Nashville.
At this event job seekers can learn more about the 30,000 full and part-time jobs available at Amazon locations across the country. There are 500 full and part-time, open positions in Nashville and other locations in Tennessee for people with all types of experience, education, and skill levels. Open roles range from maps and location services software development engineers and database migration consultants to area managers and analysts. These open roles also include jobs at Amazon’s new office in downtown Nashville, with teams there focused on developing retail operations technology.
Officials from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office are investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Ooltewah, Tennessee. Deputies say they responded to a call involving a suicidal person. The shooting occurred around 2 p.m. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation identified the victim as 76-year-old James Hilton Glaze. Around 2 p.m. on September 14, deputies responded to reports of a suicidal man. Upon arrival, deputies encountered Glaze who pointed a weapon at them. When Glaze pointed the weapon, deputies shot him.
Firefighters in Catoosa County ended the weekend fighting a house fire in Rossville. Dispatch says the call came in around 11:50 Sunday night of a fire on Sage Brush Lane. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
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