The case against the owner of Rome News By Watson owner, Teresa Watson and Chattooga County resident Kenneth Busbin will go to court the first week of February. According to the records of the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit, the case is set for February 2, 2009 at the Chattooga County Courthouse at 9 AM.
The case is being brought agains Ms. Watson and Mr. Busbin by Ed and Brenda Hammitt and centers around comments that were alledged to have been made about the Hammitts on the web site.
The attorneys for the defendents in the case are listed as Summerville attorney Ben Ballenger for Mr. Busbin and L. Vincent Anderson for Ms. Watson. The attorneys for the plaintiffs in the case are Summerville attorneys Bobby Lee Cook, Rex Abernathy and Jon Dennis.
According to court records, there are a total of 7 cases on the Civil Trial Calendar of the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit for the week of February 2nd.