Regional News Roundup: Tennessee governor appoints water availability panel

Published Jan. 19 2018

Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed a committee to develop a statewide plan for future water availability in Tennessee.

TVA sets power demand record during recent cold wave across Tennessee Valley

Published Jan. 18 2018

With the coldest temperatures so far this winter across the Tennessee Valley, TVA set an all-time record for energy demand...

Hamilton County Schools superintendent praised after mid-year report

Published Jan. 18 2018

Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Bryan Johnson's mid-year update was met with approval by most school board members when he presented...


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Tennessee Rep. Gerald McCormick drops controversial school 'bathroom bill'

Published Jan. 18 2018

State Rep. Gerald McCormick said Thursday he is withdrawing his controversial school "bathroom bill" after assurances from Tennessee Attorney General...

Man shot, jailed after dragging Alabama deputy down road

Published Jan. 18 2018

A Cedar Bluff, Ala., man is behind bars after being shot Wednesday by an Alabama deputy who was being dragged...

Former Chattanooga police officer indicted on possession of child pornography

Published Jan. 18 2018

A former officer who was being investigated by the FBI days after he resigned from the Chattanooga Police Department last...

Several schools in region remaining closed or delaying opening Friday

Published Jan. 18 2018

Although there was an afternoon warmup today, several schools in the greater Chattanooga region will remain closed or delay opening...

Hamilton County Schools awarded state grant to increase teacher diversity

Published Jan. 18 2018

The Hamilton County Department of Education is one of three districts to receive a state grant to increase the amount...

Two women displaced by house fire on Old Mission Road in Chattanooga

Published Jan. 18 2018

Two women narrowly escaped serious injury Thursday morning when a fire broke out in their Old Mission Road home, according...

David Sharpe seeks District 6 seat on Hamilton County Commission

Published Jan. 18 2018

Local businessman David Sharpe is running for the Hamilton County Commission.

Hamilton County school board discusses vision, grading system, grant applications and more

Published Jan. 18 2018

Despite students being out of class all week so far, the Hamilton County Department of Education school board meets this...

Help needed to retrieve wreaths at Chattanooga National Cemetery

Published Jan. 18 2018

Last month, hundreds of volunteers distributed more than 20,000 wreaths on headstones at the Chattanooga National Cemetery to honor and...

UPDATE: East Lake fire injures one; blaze ruled accidental

Published Jan. 18 2018

One person was injured Wednesday night after a fire broke out in an East Lake duplex.

Grandsons to be reunited with grandfather's Purple Heart

Published Jan. 18 2018

The grandsons of a military veteran will be reunited with his Purple Heart medal Friday after it was abandoned in...

Passenger Street offer causes confusion in Chattanooga City Council

Published Jan. 18 2018

A perception that the city was going to build a road for a private developer on property near the Chattanooga...

Chattanooga area parents scramble for child care when schools close [photos]

Published Jan. 18 2018

What do parents do when there's a snow day, but no snow?

Group vows 'massive resistance' to retooled McCormick transgender bathroom bill

Published Jan. 18 2018

For just a little while Wednesday, it appeared that Rep. Gerald McCormick was giving up on a controversial bill the...

UPDATE: Second suspect charged with murder in Stevenson, Ala., shooting

Published Jan. 18 2018

As the investigation into the shooting death of a Jasper, Tenn., man continued this week, a second person has been...

Homeless people fill Chattanooga's shelters as frigid weather persists

Published Jan. 18 2018

With freezing temps hitting the Chattanooga area, cold weather shelters have become lifesavers for some of the area's homeless population.

Lingering snow, ice and brutal wind chill keep some area schools closed

Published Jan. 17 2018

Some schools in the Chattanooga region will remain closed Thursday because of lingering snow and ice on roads, as well...

UPDATE: Polk County township criticized in special audit

Published Jan. 17 2018

State investigators say spending by the chairman of the Fourth Fractional Township in Polk County, Tenn., on sports programs at...

Tennessee Education Lottery celebrates 14th anniversary

Published Jan. 17 2018

Happy Birthday, Tennessee Education Lottery.

Dalton police searching for man who allegedly stole $500 cookware set

Published Jan. 17 2018

Dalton police are looking for a man who is suspected of shoplifting a full set of cookware from the Belk...