Hamilton County school board unanimously approves superintendent's facility building plan

Published Oct. 20 2017

Without any public discussion, the Hamilton County Board of Education voted Thursday night to spend $125 million to build, merge...

Hamilton County Schools superintendent: Corporal punishment may be phased out

Published Oct. 19 2017

Hamilton County schools are re-evaluating their disciplinary approach this year.

Harrison on track for new landfill despite community's concerns

Published Oct. 18 2017

The Harrison community may have its second landfill by this time next year.

UPDATE: Hamilton County Commission approves landfill proposal

Published Oct. 18 2017

The Hamilton County Commission decides today whether to open the door for a second landfill in the Harrison community.

Chattanooga City Council derails temporary staffing vote

Published Oct. 18 2017

The Chattanooga City Council has sidestepped an up or down vote to hire a temporary staffing company it set aside...

Dalton City Council punts on 'public nuisance' problem at old motel

Published Oct. 17 2017

A judge says an old motel jeopardizes people's health, but the Dalton City Council didn't try to tear down the...

Jasper, Tenn., police to upgrade outdated Taser equipment

Published Oct. 17 2017

Tasers have become an important piece of equipment for law enforcement officers in recent years, and in Jasper it's time...

Signal Mountain panel concludes it's feasible to split from Hamilton County school system

Published Oct. 16 2017

A Signal Mountain committee concluded after about eight months of study that the town feasibly could pull out of the...

Bradley County offices set up temporary homes

Published Oct. 16 2017

Bradley County is back in business if you need to pay property taxes or renew license tags.

Hamilton County Commission listens to proposed Birchwood landfill developer, opponents

Published Oct. 12 2017

Harrison residents continue to fight against a proposed 25-acre construction and demolition landfill in Birchwood.

Jasper, Tenn., gets half-million-dollar grant for sewer work

Published Oct. 12 2017

City leaders say Jasper has received more than half a million dollars in grant money for a sewer expansion in...

Walker County commissioner says Erlanger debt-payment deal only legal choice

Published Oct. 11 2017

Erlanger CEO Kevin Spiegel offered Walker County a deal that wouldn't have cost taxpayers so much this year.


Personal bankruptcies off limits in Chattanooga recommendation on temporary staffing provider

Published Oct. 11 2017

A Chattanooga City Council agenda error has pushed back a vote whether to hire MSi Workforce Solutions, a temporary staffing...

Dayton, Tenn., liquor store lottery stalls in court

Published Oct. 11 2017

The lottery to pick successful package liquor store applicants in Dayton, Tenn., has clogged up in court after a temporary...

Philip Hyman brings 22 years of firefighting experience as next Chattanooga fire chief

Published Oct. 10 2017

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has appointed Philip Hyman to serve as the city's next fire chief.

Mayor Andy Berke appoints Philip Hyman as Chattanooga fire chief

Published Oct. 9 2017

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has appointed Philip Hyman as the new fire chief.

Chattanooga City Council revisits temporary staffing decision

Published Oct. 9 2017

Reservations about a proposed temporary staffing provider for the city continue to linger with some members of the Chattanooga City...

Kimball, Tenn., board approves $93,000 in paving work

Published Oct. 9 2017

City leaders in Kimball planned a little too well for some much-needed paving projects this year.

Elected officials question if Walker County budget is legal

Published Oct. 6 2017

Before Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield presented his first budget Thursday night, the clerk of court requested a moment to...

Chattanooga Police Chief David Roddy announces changes to executive staff

Published Oct. 5 2017

Chattanooga Police Chief David Roddy on Thursday announced several changes to the department's executive staff, bumping Eric Tucker to deputy...

Hamilton County Commission votes to keep Confederate bust on courthouse lawn [photos]

Published Oct. 5 2017

The Hamilton County Commission's decision to keep the bust of Confederate Lt. Gen. Alexander P. Stewart on the courthouse lawn...

Hamilton County Commission's resolution to remove Confederate bust fails

Published Oct. 4 2017

The Hamilton County Commission decides today if it wants to ask the state's permission to remove the bust of Confederate...

Hamilton County school system increasing focus on science

Published Oct. 4 2017

Hamilton County Department of Education is gearing up to intensify its focus on science education.