Airbnb tax plan good but not great, Chattanooga rental hosts, officials say

Published Jan. 19 2018

Some Chattanooga rental hosts and local officials say an agreement allowing Airbnb to collect state and local sales taxes on...

Next step in possible Signal Mountain schools breakaway unclear

Published Jan. 19 2018

Signal Mountain's ongoing debate over whether the mountain's schools should break away from the Hamilton County Schools system is at...

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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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...

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...

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...

Chattanooga's Violence Reduction Initiative aims to add youth services

Published Jan. 17 2018

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from...

Grundy County, Tenn., school records sought in subpoena still not turned over

Published Jan. 16 2018

Grundy County, Tenn., school records requested via subpoena have still not been turned over, more than a month after the...

Steve Lawson seeking to unseat incumbent Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson

Published Jan. 16 2018

Steve Lawson, former captain of the Criminal Investigation Division at the Bradley County Sheriff's Office, has announced he will seek...

Katherlyn Geter seeks Democratic nomination for District 5 seat on Hamilton County Commission

Published Jan. 16 2018

Katherlyn Geter has announced she is seeking the Democratic nomination for the District 5 seat on the Hamilton County Commission.

Chattanooga regional coalition gets extra $38,367 to combat homelessness

Published Jan. 15 2018

The Chattanooga Regional Homeless Coalition got some good news last week: $38,367 more than it asked for in funding from...

Grundy County, Tenn., commission to vote on new school board member

Published Jan. 15 2018

The Grundy County, Tenn., commission will vote later this month on a new school board member to replace the former...

South Pittsburg, Tenn., flooding discussion reveals lack of communication among city leaders

Published Jan. 15 2018

Flooding in the downtown and Richard City areas of South Pittsburg has been a growing problem for 20 years, but...

Catoosa County, Ringgold, Ga., at odds over sales tax

Published Jan. 12 2018

Ringgold, Ga., and Fort Oglethorpe city officials will make their pitches for $21 million today.

Cleveland, Tenn., Mayor Tom Rowland gives final State of the City address

Published Jan. 11 2018

Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland, in his 26th and final annual State of the City address on Thursday, lauded the accomplishments...

Prosecutor drops title fraud charges against Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson [documents]

Published Jan. 11 2018

A special prosecutor has dismissed all 12 felony counts against Bradley County, Tenn., Sheriff Eric Watson, who was due to...

Hamilton County Schools officials schedule next round of community meetings

Published Jan. 11 2018

Hamilton County Schools officials want to hear from you.

Chattanooga City Council looks to help small businesses

Published Jan. 10 2018

Two new initiatives by Chattanooga city government are aimed at helping small and minority-owned businesses grow and thrive.

Hamilton County Schools names chief talent officer, completing new superintendent's leadership team

Published Jan. 9 2018

The Hamilton County Department of Education has announced one of its last major new staff appointments since Superintendent Bryan Johnson...

Signal mayor calls out Hamilton County school board, superintendent

Published Jan. 9 2018

Signal Mountain Mayor Chris Howley called out the Hamilton County Department of Education and Superintendent Bryan Johnson at Monday night's...

Development board tables M.L. King Boulevard extension to check laws

Published Jan. 8 2018

A city-backed plan to utilize $4 million in tax money to build a road and subsidize housing at the privately...

City hangs on to King Street parking lot; won't proceed with deal criticized as 'giveaway'

Published Jan. 8 2018

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's administration changed its mind and won't sell a city-owned parking lot near the booming Southside neighborhood...

Japanese delegation to visit Chattanooga to celebrate new sister city relationship

Published Jan. 8 2018

A delegation from Tono, Japan, will be visiting Chattanooga to celebrate the formation of a new Chattanooga sister city with...