In 1948, then-President Harry S. Truman in his second State of the Union address called for a raise in the federal minimum wage to at least 75 cents.
In the last year, Tennessee authorities seized nearly 1,700 meth labs across the state and removed 300 children from homes where someone was making the dangerous and illegal drug. Meth is made with a common, over-the-counter cold and allergy medication — ephedrine and pseudoephedrine.
The Tennessee General Assembly apparently is doing its best to audition for the next redneck reality television show.
Chattanooga is the No. 1 Bible city. More correctly, we're the No. 1 Bible-minded city, according to a recent study by the American Bible Society.
Google "guns Chattanooga area" and you get 540 results on a map scaled with Chattanooga in the center and surrounded by South Pittsburg, Dunlap, Cleveland and LaFayette.
The state’s largest teachers union is challenging a proposal that would tie teacher license renewals to student test scores.
Move over NSA. There's a new snoop on the block. This time it's Lookout Mountain.
It is fitting that as the nation approaches this Martin Luther King Day holiday, Chattanooga is working to find the language of community peace.
Chattanooga has a new culture clash brewing.
Just when we think Tennessee may emerge from the shadow of the "Beverly Hillbillies" image, along comes Republican Sen. Mae Beavers (Ellie Mae?) and GOP Rep. Mark Pody to peddle a bill that is nothing more than an embarrassing waste of state time and taxpayer money — especially the money we pay these two.
Hardly a day goes by when Chattanoogans aren't reminded — and rightfully so — how blessed the city is by its perch on the Tennessee River.
Remember when gas was cheap — well under $1 a gallon — and cars or pick-up trucks that seemed as long as trains got about 9 miles per gallon?
Last week’s brutal cold crystallized the frozen state of Chattanooga’s homeless assistance.
A compromise on Chattanooga's police and fire pension plan announced Thursday seems to be a win for city workers, a win for the mayor, and perhaps most of all, a win for taxpayers.
Instead of a war on poverty, why don't we have a war on guns?