Jim Hammond seeks third term as Hamilton County sheriff

Published Oct. 21 2017

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond has announced he will seek a third term in office.

Free scrap tire turn-in day in Walker County

Published Oct. 20 2017

Walker County residents who want to shed scrap tires can give them to the local landfill for free on Nov....

Driver identified in Varnell, Ga., officer-involved shooting

Published Oct. 20 2017

The driver in this morning's officer-involved shooting in Varnell went to Erlanger Health System today with a gunshot wound to...


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The University of Tennessee "Pride of the Southland" Marching Band in Chattanooga [video]

Published Oct. 20 2017

The University of Tennessee "Pride of the Southland" Marching Band played a live concert on today at First Tennessee Pavilion.

2 teens sought in DeKalb County

Published Oct. 20 2017

A boy and girl who went missing from Dawson, Ala., on Wednesday are likely traveling together, according to the DeKalb...

For the first time, the TBI has found deadly fentanyl in cocaine, and investigators are worried

Published Oct. 20 2017

For the first time, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation scientists have detected fentanyl, a potentially deadly narcotic, mixed in with samples...

Mohawk employee stole $766,000, Calhoun police say

Published Oct. 20 2017

An employee of Mohawk Industries in Calhoun, Ga., has been charged with more than 100 counts of fraud related to...

GBI investigating officer involved shooting in Varnell

Published Oct. 20 2017

Varnell, Ga. Police Chief Lyle Grant said the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into an incident this morning in...

TNReady test details show mixed results in Hamilton County schools

Published Oct. 20 2017

Hamilton County's elementary and middle school students are underperforming compared to students across the state, but gains have been made...

Hamilton County school board unanimously approves superintendent's facility building plan

Published Oct. 20 2017

Without any public discussion, the Hamilton County Board of Education voted Thursday night to spend $125 million to build, merge...

Photo gallery: Trebuchet day at Boyd-Buchanan School

Published Oct. 20 2017

Nine teams of physics students from Boyd-Buchanan School used their trebuchet to launch softballs onto the football field.

Ambitious undertaking aims to preserve memories of Chattanooga

Published Oct. 20 2017

Chattanooga's history will no longer be tucked away in old archives filled with dusty books or trapped as fleeting memories...


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Bledsoe mom, authorities foil Jasper, Tenn., man's attempted meeting with minor

Published Oct. 20 2017

A Bledsoe County mom foiled a 52-year-old Jasper, Tenn., man's attempt to start an inappropriate relationship with her 16-year-old daughter,...

Region News: Feds arrest 30 alleged gang members and associates

Published Oct. 20 2017

Federal authorities in Atlanta said they' arrested 17 gang members and their associates on charges of racketeering conspiracy charges and...

Hiring for Appalachian Regional Port in Crandall, Ga., begins Monday

Published Oct. 20 2017

Workers will be able to start applying for jobs at the Appalachian Regional Port next week, a year away from...

Judge sets trial date for detective charged with perjury in Ooltewah High School rape case

Published Oct. 19 2017

The Gatlinburg, Tenn., police detective charged with making false statements during a hearing in the Ooltewah rape case is heading...

Latest TNReady test foul-up angers Tennessee legislators

Published Oct. 19 2017

Tennessee House Democrats today called for Education Commissioner Candice McQueen to impose a three-year moratorium before using the exams' results...

Sheriff outlines vision for transition from downtown jail to Silverdale facility

Published Oct. 19 2017

Hamilton County's sheriff wants to use a series of "creative deferment" strategies to reduce the local inmate population while transitioning...

Multi-vehicle crash backs up traffic on Highway 153 near I-75

Published Oct. 19 2017

A multiple vehicle crash has caused traffic to back up around the I-75 and Highway 153 split.

Dalton bank robber doesn't get far

Published Oct. 19 2017

A bank robber got away with some cash Thursday afternoon in Whitfield County, but not for long.

UPDATE: Hamilton County school board approves building plan

Published Oct. 19 2017

The Hamilton County school board unanimously approved Superintendent Bryan Johnson's facility building plan.


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Book sale location moved to fairgrounds in Dunlap

Published Oct. 19 2017

The Sequatchie County Friends of Library October book sale location has moved.

TNReady: Hamilton County students lagging behind peers statewide

Published Oct. 19 2017

Elementary and middle school students in Hamilton County are underperforming.