As businesses across town shut down early in anticipation of a thick blanket of snow, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's pension task force held its final meeting to unveil the latest proposal aimed at putting the fire and police retirement plan on a financially sound path.
To generate more leads on suspects involved in shootings, the Chattanooga Police Department will revamp the way investigators collect and share information in the department.
Putting aside reservations about traffic, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously took the first step to approve a $100 million development expected to bring hundreds of jobs along with high-end apartments, restaurants and retail that could change the face of Hixson along Highway 153.
The City Council will decide tonight whether to give a local developer approval to build the largest commercial project in Chattanooga since Hamilton Place mall, adding $2 million annually to the city and county tax base.
A letter dated Monday addressed to the Hamilton County Election Commission from Chris Anderson’s attorney denounces a recall effort directed at Anderson as unconstitutional and discriminatory.
Two men were fatally gunned down in different areas of Chattanooga on Feb. 1.
For the past three years, local veterinarians have paid several hundred dollars a year for the city to pick up the bodies of euthanized pets and take them to McKamey Animal Center for cremation.
In single file, more than three dozen firefighters and police officers, active and retired, marched to Tuesday's City Council meeting waving signs in bold shades of blue and red.
A new ethics code issued by Mayor Andy Berke puts city administrators and anyone appointed by the mayor to a city board or agency on notice that any behavior that reflects negatively on the city will not be tolerated.
Cities across Tennessee that are failing to keep up with annual required contributions to their employee retirement plans would have to do so within six years or face a penalty, under legislation proposed by state pension officials.
A recent city audit found that Chattanooga City Court has overcharged residents with outstanding traffic tickets or water quality bills by tacking on the collection agency's fee to the cost of the bill.
A local tea party group is distancing itself from an effort to recall Chattanooga District 7 Councilman Chris Anderson.
Days before Thursday's expected vote on Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's reforms to the police and firefighter retirement plan, board members said the vote will be postponed.
Scenic City seeks: professional, trustworthy police chief who will work with the community to foster new partnerships; applicant must inspire officers by example and spell out clear expectations; transparency is a must; successful experience implementing David Kennedy's crime reduction programs is preferred.
Paul Smith spent six years as principal at the Howard School winning over the hearts of inner-city youth.