published Thursday, March 20th, 2014

School board to sue Chattanooga, claiming $11 million is owed

Members of the Hamilton County Board of Education voted Thursday to take their dispute over past-due liquor taxes with the city of Chattanooga to court.

Board members voted 8-1 to allow Board attorney Scott Bennett to sue the city in chancery court for the $11-plus million it says the city owes in unpaid liquor by the drink taxes.

See more in Friday’s Times Free Press.

about Kevin Hardy...

Kevin rejoined the Times Free Press in August 2011 as the Southeast Tennessee K-12 education reporter. He worked as an intern in 2009, covering the communities of Signal Mountain, Red Bank, Collegedale and Lookout Mountain, Tenn. A native Kansan, Kevin graduated with bachelor's degrees in journalism and sociology from the University of Kansas. After graduating, he worked as an education reporter in Hutchinson, Kan., for a year before coming back to Chattanooga. Honors include a ...

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