Downtown Chattanooga bars and music venues that want to bring in loud concerts or crank up their music outside will have to pay at least $1,750 to apply for a city sound permit.

Officials hope a third attempt to pass a controversial piece of legislation to regulate Chattanooga's for-profit animal industry will pass.

A children’s hospital should be the most important building in a city.

A Jan. 7 text on former Chattanooga Police Chief Bobby Dodd's phone from a top mayoral aide said the retiring chief and his top staff could keep $2,500 worth of city iPads.

For fear of getting sued, the Chattanooga Public Library's board moved to give four weeks of back pay to a former top staffer who resigned following a critical audit.

Upset local leaders packed the Chattanooga Housing Authority's board room this week to plead with the agency not to vacate its two largest public housing sites without a plan for where residents will live.

A city audit found that retired Chattanooga Police Chief Bobby Dodd and some of his command staff kept $2,500 worth of city-owned iPads when they retired.

The Nashville contractor hired for $4.3 million in taxpayer dollars to demolish the former Harriet Tubman public housing site has hired 14 East Chattanooga residents so far for the project.

EPB officials confirmed on Tuesday that the utility has overbilled taxpayers for its streetlights' energy usage over a number of years, though they downplayed the extent of the overcharges ahead of a whistle blower lawsuit by a former city lighting contractor and settlement negotiations with the city.

A divided City Council resorted to name calling Tuesday over whether to restructure its staff and ask employees to reapply for their jobs. And those in favor of the plan were called "yahoos," "cowards" and part of a plot to fire the staff.

Lincoln Park residents publicly called for Mayor Andy Berke to stop a major road project that will connect downtown to Amnicola Highway because they believe the mayor has kept the public in the dark about preserving their park.

More than two decades after the Tennessee Aquarium opened and changed the face of the city, Chattanoogans need to think about the next big thing, tourism officials said Tuesday.

Members of Chattanooga's creative community are indeed interested in having a live work facility that would offer them affordable housing and a place to work, according to findings of a survey done last spring by Artspace Projects Inc.

Meg Backus, a top Chattanooga Public Library employee who resigned following a critical audit of the library, claims that she was given the option to resign in two months or be subject to public discipline and likely termination.

Chattanooga's City Council meeting Tuesday went along without much fuss. Every resolution and ordinance was passed without discussion.

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