Will higher gas prices put the brakes on Memorial Day travel?

Published May. 24 2018

Despite a surge in gas prices, Chattanooga area attractions expect heavy Memorial Day traffic on the back of a strong...

Residents of Walker County community sue over rumored chicken plant

Published May. 24 2018

Residents of Georgia's Kensington community accused Walker County government officials of secretly "conspiring to install a large-scale chicken slaughterhouse" in...

Defense attorneys move to dismiss Cortez Sims from RICO case

Published May. 24 2018

Cortez Sims may have shot and killed a 14-year-old boy during a gang feud in 2014, but unless prosecutors can...


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With change still possible, eight votes aparently decided Catoosa County commission race

Published May. 24 2018

The midday sun beating, Chuck Harris sat in an oval swath of grass 150 feet from the Boynton voting precinct...

Ten magistrate hopefuls make their pitches to Hamilton County Commission

Published May. 24 2018

Ten candidates for two judicial commissioner positions made their pitches Wednesday to Hamilton County commissioners.

Regional News Roundup: Georgia doctor pleads guilty in opioid ring

Published May. 24 2018

A former Georgia medical examiner has pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiring to prescribe opioids in exchange for sex.

About 80 dogs rescued from alleged hoarders in Murray County [video]

Published May. 23 2018

About 80 dogs were rescued Wednesday from a severe hoarding situation at a home in Murray County, Georgia, according to...

Super PAC launches TV ad attack on Black over immigration, border wall votes

Published May. 23 2018

A Tennessee-based Super PAC is targeting Republican gubernatorial candidate Diane Black in its first television ad buy, attacking the congresswoman...

State teachers' PAC endorses Republican Harwell, Democrat Fitzhugh in gubernatorial primaries

Published May. 23 2018

A political action committee associated with Tennessee's largest teachers organization has endorsed Republican state House Speaker Beth Harwell and House...

New Bredesen ad touts economic successes as governor

Published May. 23 2018

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen hits the air Thursday with a new TV spot highlighting the former Tennessee governor's...

Chattanooga man sentenced in $1.4 million mail fraud

Published May. 23 2018

A Chattanooga man on Wednesday was sentenced to federal prison and ordered to repay almost $1.4 million he and a...

Tennessee to offer free guided hikes June 2

Published May. 23 2018

June 2 could be a good day for those who enjoy hiking in Tennessee.

Tennessee public records law doesn't ensure affordability, audit finds

Published May. 23 2018

The Tennessee Public Records Act is adamant that public records should be available.

Chattanooga City Council looks for metrics in budget talks

Published May. 23 2018

Chattanooga City Council members on their first day of budget presentations for the upcoming year made it clear they're interested...

McMinn County man shot 'several times' by girlfriend

Published May. 23 2018

A McMinn County, Tennessee, man is recovering from gunshot wounds after police say he assaulted his girlfriend Sunday, violated an...

Dade County voters reject higher sales tax [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Voters in Dade County again rejected a 1 percent sales tax increase that had been earmarked for roads, bridges and...

Federal board recommends seat belts on all new school buses

Published May. 22 2018

A federal transportation panel on Tuesday recommended to states that all new large school buses be equipped with both lap...

Two local National Park 'friends' groups consolidate, rebrand

Published May. 22 2018

Two nonprofit groups dedicated to promoting national parks in the Chattanooga area are consolidating and rebranding to streamline operations in...

Chuck Harris apparently unseats incumbent Catoosa County Commissioner Bobby Winters [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Challenger Chuck Harris won the Catoosa County Commission District 2 race by eight votes, possibly unseating longtime incumbent Bobby Winters,...

Incumbent Ralph Van Pelt keeps Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court judgeship

Published May. 22 2018

Ralph Van Pelt Jr. will remain Georgia's Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge after a nail-biting victory over his...

Incumbent state Sen. Chuck Payne edges Scott Tidwell in Georgia state Senate race

Published May. 22 2018

Incumbent state Sen. Chuck Payne's decision to oppose a bill that would have created a separate driver's license for some...

Colton Moore unseats state Rep. John Deffenbaugh in Georgia House race [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Carried by his hometown, 24-year-old Colton Moore will join the Georgia Legislature, according to unofficial election results.

Republicans select nominees for local races in Dade County [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Republican voters picked their candidates in a handful of county elections that were on the ballot in Dade County on...