More Americans voting early in this election

Published Sep. 30 2016

More people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this...

Tennessee Mental Health Commissioner set to retire in October

Published Sep. 30 2016

Tennessee Mental Health Commissioner Doug Varney intends to retire Oct. 21, Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday.

Gridlock in Congress may foretell more of the same to come

Published Sep. 29 2016

A bitterly divided Congress adjourned Thursday for the election, having accomplished little more than the bare minimum, with lawmakers looking...

Former Republican leaders endorse Joe Smith for District 3 commission seat

Published Sep. 29 2016

Three former elected Hamilton County leaders, including former Mayor and Deputy Governor Claude Ramsey, have endorsed Joe Smith, the independent...

Alabama justice faces possible ouster for defying top court on gay marriage

Published Sep. 28 2016

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore should be removed from office again, this time for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on...

Senators vote to override Obama's veto of Sept. 11 bill

Published Sep. 28 2016

The Senate acted decisively Wednesday to override President BarackObama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation, setting the stage for the contentious...

McCormick keeps door open on running for mayor in Chattanooga

Published Sep. 28 2016

Tennessee House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick says running against incumbent Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke was the furthest thing from his...

The Latest: Clinton, Sanders to campaign in New Hampshire

Published Sep. 28 2016

Hillary Clinton is trying to build on her widely praised debate performance by making a direct appeal to younger voters.

Remains of 11 American soldiers coming home after 170 years

Published Sep. 28 2016

One hundred and seventy years after their deaths in the Mexican-American War, the remains of 11 American soldiers, some of...

Prospective North Georgia judges say current system inefficient, unfair

Published Sep. 28 2016

No matter who becomes Northwest Georgia's newest judge, he says he will make cases run faster and more fair.

Housing authority listens to landlord's concerns, approves agency plans

Published Sep. 28 2016

Chattanooga Housing Authority board members listened quietly Tuesday as Housing Choice voucher property owner Jerald Peterson listed his concerns and...

Chip Henderson announces re-election bid for Chattanooga City Council

Published Sep. 28 2016

Chip Henderson, a construction business owner, has announced he will seek re-election to the Chattanooga City Council District 1 seat.


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Council hosts second hearing on plans for new short-term vacation rental rules

Published Sep. 28 2016

The public has now weighed in twice on proposed rules changes for operating short-stay vacation rentals in Chattanooga.

Brainerd High School one of 30 state schools to benefit from Advise TN

Published Sep. 28 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam has announced that Brainerd High School will be one of 30 schools picked to participate in Advise...

Donald Trump's Georgia campaign chief resigns after his criminal record was revealed

Published Sep. 27 2016

The Georgia state director for the Donald J. Trump campaign has resigned after his criminal past was revealed.

As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate

Published Sep. 27 2016

A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on...

Special counsel wants to subpoena documents from Alabama governor

Published Sep. 27 2016

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and others have "flatly" refused to cooperate in an impeachment probe, the special counsel in the...

Cheers and jeers: Americans tune into Trump-Clinton debate

Published Sep. 27 2016

From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered through the first...

People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debate

Published Sep. 27 2016

Views from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump:

Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terrorism in debate

Published Sep. 27 2016

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and...

Chattanooga mayor admits using encrypted messaging app to converse with staff

Published Sep. 27 2016

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and City Attorney Wade Hinton on Monday said they've both used encrypted smartphone message applications to...

Cheers and jeers: Americans tune into Trump-Clinton debate

Published Sep. 26 2016

From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered through the first debate...

AP Fact Check: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate

Published Sep. 26 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, in the opening presidential debate, both denied making statements that they are plainly on record...