Commissioners bestow a bounty of tax-funded blessings on holiday eve

Published Nov. 26 2015

On the eve of Thanksgiving, Hamilton County commissioners expressed their gratitude by showering a bounty of taxpayer-funded blessings on good...

Commissioner Graham furious at Chairman Bankston for 'shredding documents'

Published Nov. 26 2015

It got loud in the Hamilton County Commission room Wednesday when Commissioner Joe Graham tore into commission Chairman Chester Bankston...

Chattanooga wins pension lawsuit filed by retired police officers, firefighters

Published Nov. 25 2015

In a big win for Chattanooga Mayor Andrew Berke's administration, a federal court judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by four...

East Hamilton Middle-High School getting real restrooms at athletic fields

Published Nov. 19 2015

A fund swap between two Hamilton County commissioners will help replace Porta Potties at the East Hamilton Middle-High School athletic...

City Council approves $3.7 million for complex that will hold Family Justice Center

Published Nov. 18 2015

The midTown central complex that will house the Family Justice Center, the Children's Advocacy Center and other organizations serving victims...

Political notebook: History Center to honor Sen. Bob Corker

Published Nov. 15 2015

The Chattanooga History Center will present its 10th annual History Makers Award on Monday to U.S. Sen. Bob Corker.

Seven-story Southside apartment complex may be allowed after all

Published Nov. 11 2015

The approval process for a proposed seven-story apartment complex on Cowart Street took another step forward Tuesday night at the...

Whitfield County Republican Chairman Chuck Payne resigns to join Ben Carson campaign

Published Nov. 10 2015

Whitfield County Republican Chairman Chuck Payne has resigned.

Earl Gray defeats incumbent Lynn Long to become new Fort Oglethorpe mayor

Published Nov. 4 2015

FORT OGLETHORPE, Ga. — The discontent between a councilman and his mayor are over, as Earl Gray unseated Lynn Long...

Due to little-known rule, no winner declared in Ringgold mayoral race

Published Nov. 4 2015

RINGGOLD, Ga. — Because of a rule in the city charter many people didn't seem to know about, no winner...

Chattanooga City Council passes resolution in support of Insure Tennessee

Published Nov. 3 2015

The Chattanooga City Council passed a symbolic resolution tonight in support of Insure Tennessee.

Knoxville mayor denounces KKK rumors

Published Nov. 3 2015

KNOXVILLE — Mayor Madeline Rogero insisted Monday she is not a member of the Ku Klux Klan after her name...

Political notebook: Marty Haynes reception set for Thursday, and more...

Published Nov. 1 2015

Patrick D. Hampton will be the guest speaker at the Hamilton County Pachyderms weekly luncheon Monday at noon. Hampton is...

Proposed cigarette tax aired at Hamilton County Commission

Published Oct. 29 2015

A pitch to tax cigarette sales to pay for arts projects in Hamilton County included a little jousting among county...

Group raises almost $30,000 for Judge Greenholtz's campaign

Published Oct. 21 2015

One week after announcing his candidacy for Hamilton County Criminal Court Judge, Tom Greenholtz's finance committee has raised close to...

Police chief tells City Council firing range needs $300,000 in improvements

Published Oct. 14 2015

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher told the Chattanooga City Council on Tuesday the Moccasin Bend police firing range needs $300,000...

Chattanooga Tea Party to host discussion

Published Oct. 14 2015

The Chattanooga Tea Party will host a discussion Thursday on constitutional solutions to what a tea party news release called...

Cleveland police chief who resigned under controversy awarded service gun

Published Oct. 13 2015

City Council members in Cleveland, Tenn., decided Monday to postpone adapting the city's personnel rules and regulations in their regular...

Area mayors unite in campaign against smoking in public

Published Oct. 13 2015

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger said it was easy deciding where to focus his attention for a new countywide health...

Hamilton County commissioners blow through $95,000 in 12 minutes

Published Oct. 7 2015

It took less than 12 minutes during Tuesday's meeting for Hamilton County's commissioners to spend $95,750 in discretionary money.

Bradley County says 'no' to animal pickup again

Published Oct. 7 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The Bradley County Commission has reaffirmed the stance it took on animal pickup services back in December...

Political Notebook: Hurst to address Pachyderms

Published Oct. 4 2015

Hamilton County Register of Deeds Pam Hurst is the guest speaker today at the Pachyderms' weekly luncheon.

Court says pro wrestler can't run for Ringgold mayor

Published Oct. 1 2015

Paul Lee, the professional wrestler who was running for Ringgold mayor, will not be on the Nov. 3 ballot.