Tuesday, October 11, 2016 12:45 AM


A neon martini hangs on the wall of the Big Chill & Grill on Cherokee Blvd. A neon martini hangs on the wall of... Photo by Angela Lewis /Times Free Press. Document: Grant awards list Fiscal Year 2017 Governor's Highway Safety Office Grant Awards list Among Southeast Tennessee's rural counties, Warren County, with more than $252,000, netted the biggest chunk of federal grant funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration aimed at law enforcement programs and particularly at drunken driving. Agencies in 15 rural Southeast Tennessee counties surrounding Chattanooga were awarded almost $1.2 million combined, while Hamilton County agencies got just more than $617,000. Statewide, more than $17.1 million went to 384 agencies. The 31st Judicial District Attorney's Office - serving Warren and Van Buren counties - will focus its grant on programs there led by a two-person DUI prosecution and coordinated efforts of members of the local judicial system. The 9th, 10th, 13th and 14th Judicial District attorneys offices also got grants for prosecuting DUIs, records show. The 31st Judicial District's prosecutors once were swamped with DUI cases because the staff was too small. Some suspects who had multiple offenses often had the alcohol-related charge dropped in order ...

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