Tyler Jett (Reporter)
Tyler Jett covers the northwest Georgia region, writing about topics ranging from crime to local politics to the court system. He has been covering the area since July 2013. Tyler joined the Chattanooga Times Free Press in January 2013 after graduating from the University of Florida.
In her last months in office, Walker County Commissioner Bebe Heiskell gave 15 employees $600,000 in retirement bonuses.
Walker County's commissioner is charging more money to drop off trash at the landfill.
A member of the Walker County board of education stepped down last week, said Superintendent Damon Raines.
LaFayette police charged a woman with vehicular homicide after a man died last weekend in a car crash.
A 5-year-old girl walked into her baby brother's room and, through the dried feces, flies, vomit, urine and wet sheets,...
The Hutcheson Health Foundation has given away most of the $750,000 it had left.
While the prosecution has sat dormant for two years, payments to an alleged sexual battery victim from Calhoun (Ga.) High...
Rachel Campbell told those assembled at Miller Park on Monday evening that she tried to organize a meeting with her...
Drug court is coming to North Georgia sooner than expected.
Walker County, Ga., is closer to changing its form of government.
After months of searching, Fort Oglethorpe's elected leaders hired a city manager this week.
A 52-year-old man died in Summerville, Ga., last weekend after a house in which he was seeking shelter caught fire.
A Hays State Prison lieutenant was arrested last week on charges of trying to sell prescription drugs.
Chicken houses and their fowl smells won't be allowed in one spot of rural Whitfield County.
How does something like that happen? The woman, whom Oliva-Calderin did not identify because she is still in the country...
A man picked up a woman in East Ridge this week on the promise of a party. But instead, the...
A state Senate committee voted Thursday to recommend a bill that will add regulations to Georgia's opioid treatment centers.
The Georgia State Patrol filed a slew of charges earlier this month against 31-year-old Alisha Danielle Taylor, whose crash in...
At least for now, directors of opioid addiction treatment programs in Georgia support a bill to regulate their industry.
The Walker County Sheriff's Office is investigating human remains found in a shallow grave in Rising Fawn.