Gov. Haslam says flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Florida shooting victims

Published Feb. 15 2018

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday said flags will fly half-staff at the state Capitol and state buildings until sunset...

Shooting victim shows up at hospital

Published Feb. 15 2018

Police responded to a local hospital last night when a man arrived looking for treatment of a gunshot wound.

Blood Assurance sends blood to Florida after mass shooting

Published Feb. 15 2018

In wake of Wednesday's mass shooting that claimed the lives of 17 people, Blood Assurance has sent blood to Florida.


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CARTA's electric vehicle project honored

Published Feb. 15 2018

The Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority has received a Smart 50 Award.

WTVC parent company urges TV stations to give money to its PAC

Published Feb. 15 2018

The general manager of WTVC News Channel 9 won't say how his team feels about the company's recent push for...

Hamilton County Schools superintendent lays out plan to entice older teachers to retire

Published Feb. 15 2018

Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Bryan Johnson intends to propose a plan to push longtime educators toward retirement when the school...

White supremacist group erases online presence after planning community in Meigs County, Tenn.

Published Feb. 15 2018

A white supremacist group that had aims to move into Southeast Tennessee has removed most online traces of itself several...

UTC teacher preparation programs make slight gains, still lag in state

Published Feb. 15 2018

Despite slight improvement in several categories, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's School of Education remains among the bottom half...

Hamilton County commissioners debate pay increase for magistrate judges

Published Feb. 15 2018

A big pay increase proposed for Hamilton County's four magistrate judges sparked a lively discussion among county commissioners Wednesday.

Video shows officer's 'controversial' arrest of paraplegic man

Published Feb. 15 2018

A paraplegic man who was charging his wheelchair outside a grocery store will be tried later this month in Hamilton...

TVA opens spillways, closes boat ramps, shuts down barge traffic as Tennessee River rises

Published Feb. 15 2018

The rain-swollen Tennessee River has risen to its highest level in Chattanooga since last April, forcing the closing of boat...

Georgia state representative proposes traffic ticket fee increase for drivers' education

Published Feb. 15 2018

Georgia state Rep. John Deffenbaugh is pushing for increased traffic ticket fees to fund drivers' education.

Teen recovering as home invasion probe continues in Jackson County, Ala.

Published Feb. 14 2018

Authorities in Jackson County, Ala., are investigating a Monday morning home invasion that injured a teenager.

Siblings charged with neglect of bedridden adult in Rhea County, Tenn.

Published Feb. 14 2018

A brother and sister from Rhea County, Tenn., have been charged with felony neglect after the discovery of a woman...

More than 800 calls to police lead to abrupt shutdown of Economy Inn [documents, photos]

Published Feb. 14 2018

Dozens of families jogged in and out of the rain in the parking lot of the Economy Inn on Brainerd...

Economy Inn closure displaces at least 12 Hamilton County students

Published Feb. 14 2018

The abrupt closure of the Economy Inn on Brainerd Road Wednesday left at least 12 Hamilton County students displaced, according...

Nearly 87,000 adult TennCare enrollees could be affected under work requirement plan

Published Feb. 14 2018

As many as 86,400 able-bodied adult enrollees on Tennessee's Medicaid program could be affected by a bill that seeks to...

Grundy County Schools to close until Tuesday

Published Feb. 14 2018

Grundy County Schools will be closed tomorrow.

Locals honored as part of all-academic community college team

Published Feb. 14 2018

Five local students have been honored with their high-achieving peers on the 2018 Phi Theta Kappa All-Tennessee Academic Team.

Property tax relief program a hit, trustee says

Published Feb. 14 2018

Low-income senior homeowners are delighted with a new county property tax relief program, Trustee Bill Hullander told Hamilton County commissioners...

Architects chosen for Hamilton County Schools' building projects

Published Feb. 14 2018

Architects have been chosen to build and update seven public schools in Hamilton County, including Harrison Elementary, East Hamilton Middle,...

Pilot Flying J jury signals partial verdict but divides on single count

Published Feb. 14 2018

A jury in the ongoing Pilot Flying J fraud trial indicated Wednesday they have reached a partial verdict but remain...

Bill introduced to end mandatory emissions testing in Hamilton County

Published Feb. 14 2018

State Rep. Mike Carter (R-Ooltewah), Sen. Bo Watson (R-Hixson) and Sen. Todd Gardenhire today introduced legislation that would end mandatory...