Chattanooga officials approved the first reading of the 2015 capital budget that includes $2.8 million for Walnut Street Bridge repairs and $4 million as part of the project to demolish the former Harriet Tubman public housing site.
The capital budget was unanimously approved.
See tomorrow's Times Free Press for complete details.
Joy Lukachick Smith is the city government reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Since 2009, she's covered crime and court systems in North Georgia and rural Tennessee, landed an exclusive in-prison interview with a former cop convicted of killing his wife, exposed impropriety in an FBI-led, child-sex online sting and exposed corruption in government agencies. Earlier this year, Smith won the Malcolm Law Memorial Award for Investigative Reporting. She also won first place in ...