Nearly a year and a half after Congress approved the $787 billion stimulus package, Whitfield County Commissioner Chairman Mike Babb still is waiting on money to pave local roads and help cut Dalton's double-digit jobless rate.

The Hamilton County Commission on Wednesday signed off on $1 million in stimulus-funded paving projects, spending most of the $1.35 million it received from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The Hamilton County Commission today likely will approve spending most of the $1.35 million it received for paving projects, courtesy of federal stimulus money.

The state-administered weatherization stimulus program is being taken away from the Chattanooga Department of Human Services because the city office failed to do the job.

Start the steamroller

Paving season begins with boost from stimulus

About $1.6 million in federal stimulus money will be spent over the next three months on paving projects, Chattanooga officials said Monday.

UTC is one of 33 colleges nationwide and the only school in the state to win federal stimulus funds to help develop training programs to expand electric smart-grid technology.

Hector Abreu found an old copper patch in the cheek of the Confederate soldier atop the 95-foot New York Peace Monument at Point Park this week.

About 15,000 people drive down Dayton Boulevard every day, so Chattanooga and Red Bank officials know what they're up against when they begin repaving four miles of it in May.

McFarland Avenue in Rossville is finally getting a much-needed makeover that business owners and residents hope will spur continued revitalization of the important thoroughfare.

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TRACY CITY, Tenn. -- Candy Pert's home received some much-needed energy saving upgrades this week, but she didn't have to pay a cent.

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