Hamilton County taking closer look at how River City Company oversees housing PILOTS

Published Feb. 25 2015

The Hamilton County Commission is going to take a closer look at how River City Company oversees housing PILOTS.

City board inventory nearly complete; new system to be in place soon

Published Feb. 25 2015

The city of Chattanooga almost has a handle on the membership needs of its nearly 40 appointed boards, city officials...

"Vengeance is mine," swears battle-ready Bradley County school board member

Published Feb. 25 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- A Bradley County school board member, parents and teachers declared war against the majority of the seven-member...

Company asks City Council to allow antique car tours of Chattanooga

Published Feb. 24 2015

A company hoping to offer downtown Chattanooga tours in historic vehicles is asking for a an exemption in city code,...

Cleveland urges increased funding for county ambulance

Published Feb. 24 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- Cleveland leaders would like to see their counterparts on the Bradley County Commission increase funding to the...

Commissioners decide how to spend money from sale of East Brainerd Elementary School

Published Feb. 18 2015

Hamilton County Commissioners have voted to split the future proceeds of the sale of East Brainerd Elementary School across the...

Chattanooga City Council votes to create new land authority

Published Feb. 18 2015

The city of Chattanooga may soon have more to say over its economic future.

UnifiEd continues push for easier public comment at Hamilton County school board meetings

Published Feb. 18 2015

A group that wants to make it easier for the public to comment at Hamilton County school board meetings is...

Bradley County Commission quiet on schools director

Published Feb. 18 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- A planned vote by the Bradley County Commission on whether to issue a statement publicly supporting Johnny...

Commission to vote on formal support of director of Bradley County Schools

Published Feb. 16 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The Bradley County Commission is expected to vote today whether to make a public statement of support...

Chris Anderson asks city to oppose bill that would prohibit municipalities from recognizing unions

Published Feb. 12 2015

Chattanooga City Councilman Chris Anderson is proposing a resolution in opposition to a proposed state law that would prohibit municipalities...

Rezoning request for new Middle Valley grocery store delayed

Published Feb. 11 2015

Hamilton County Commissioners delayed a discussion about a controversial rezoning request at Thrasher Pike and Middle Valley Road today.

Housing PILOT passes Chattanooga City Council in split vote

Published Feb. 11 2015

After heated debate, a few backhanded comments and a healthy dose of good old-fashioned rhetoric, the City Council agreed by...

Contract buyout of director of Bradley County Schools expected

Published Feb. 10 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The Bradley County Board of Education will meet Feb. 24 to consider a buyout agreement that would...

Judge Rebecca Stern announces retirement

Published Feb. 10 2015

Criminal Court Judge Rebecca Stern made her retirement plans official Monday.

Shining light on business tax breaks

Published Feb. 8 2015

Public policy watchdogs and good government groups that keep tabs on tax breaks for businesses may get a break of...

Chattanooga City Council restocks hobbled housing board, puts moratorium on payday lenders until next week

Published Feb. 4 2015

Chattanooga's housing bond board shouldn't have any more problems gathering a quorum.

Five new members nominated to Chattanooga housing board

Published Feb. 3 2015

The Chattanooga City Council has nominated five new members to its Health, Education and Housing Facilities Board.

Bradley commission to consider lodging tax increase

Published Feb. 2 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The Bradley County Commission will consider today whether to increase the county lodging tax to help pay...

Five seats now open on Chattanooga housing board

Published Jan. 27 2015

The Chattanooga City Council will now have five appointments to make on the city's Health, Education and Housing Facilities Board....

Chattanooga Area Labor Council to discuss insurance today

Published Jan. 25 2015

On Monday, the Chattanooga Area Labor Council, AFL-CIO, is holding a special meeting to inform its members and the general...

Chattanooga department ranks well on study of police budget efficiency (interactive)

Published Jan. 24 2015

A national study that looks at how efficiently police forces in the nation's 110 largest cities spend their budgets ranks...

Mayor says Cleveland, TN strong, successful in 2014

Published Jan. 24 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- A team effort made by government, business and the community at large contributed to making 2014 "a...