If you drive about 150 miles northwest of Chattanooga, you will come to Columbia, the fast-growing seat of Maury County. The city of about 40,000 residents is where an incident at a fast food restaurant is getting widespread media attention.
We have in recent weeks seen news items about several Tennessee football players accused by law enforcement of wrongdoing. After the University of Tennessee defeated the Chattanooga Mocs, Vols linebacker Jeremy Banks was arrested and later released from the team. Cornerback Bryce Thompson was allowed to return to the Vols after his August arrest on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge.