On Chattanooga's Tunnel Boulevard, where gunfire is common and crime abounds, lives an award-winning young artist.

The blame-shifting and bickering between Chattanooga and Hamilton County Schools officials over millions of dollars in delinquent liquor-by-the-drink taxes could end Friday with a settlement that gives school officials most of what they asked for.

"There's no word they've done anything on the timeline," McDade said.

The August ballot will include seven names for the District 5 seat on the Hamilton County school board, but only five people are actively pursuing the seat.

Put away the lunch money.

Ivy Academy leaders will not need to look far to remember where their 2009 roots sprouted.

First it was the chicken patties, biscuits and french fries.

A charter school plans to open in the Westside this fall where less than half the residents graduate high school, crime is higher than the national average and household income averages less than $10,000 a year.

Hamilton County Schools can proceed with their lawsuit against Chattanooga without involvement of the state or county government.

Seven of Hamilton County's 75 schools will be under new leadership in the fall. Superintendent Rick Smith announced the following principal assignments on Tuesday:

Ganns Middle Valley Elementary School won $10,000 in a yearlong literacy contest aimed at boosting a love of reading.

Third-grade students at Tracie Ellis’ classroom at Tunnel Hill Elementary School transformed the school’s cafeteria into a wax museum Friday when they portrayed historical figures they have studied this year.

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