Hamilton County Commissioner Tim Boyd behind Bookworm for child literacy

Published Jun. 22 2018

The two little girls had to pull way down on the microphone at the lectern in the Hamilton County Commission...

Ron Harr won't seek Republican nomination for District 26 seat

Published Jun. 21 2018

Former Chattanooga Chamber president and BlueCross BlueShield executive Ron Harr said today he won't seek the Republican nomination for the...

Hamilton County school board discusses equity, policy at quarterly meeting

Published Jun. 21 2018

The Hamilton County Board of Education meets for the first time since they voted to allow the school system to...

Robin Smith to seek District 26 seat

Published Jun. 20 2018

Robin Smith, a longtime Republican activist and former chairman of the county and state Republican Party, said Wednesday she will...

Hamilton County commissioners pay tribute to Claude Ramsey

Published Jun. 20 2018

Only two sitting members of the Hamilton County Commission served for any length of time under County Mayor Claude Ramsey,...

Longtime public servant Claude Ramsey dies

Published Jun. 18 2018

Claude Ramsey, who rose from third-generation Hamilton County strawberry farmer to deputy governor of Tennessee, died Monday at the age...

Major shake-up as Gerald McCormick drops re-election bid

Published Jun. 18 2018

State Rep. Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, says he won't seek re-election to the House District 26 seat he's held for nearly...

Four candidates eye open seat on Cleveland City Council

Published Jun. 18 2018

Public safety, downtown revitalization and planning for growth rank among top priorities for candidates seeking an open at-large seat on...

City douses Walnut Street Bridge lights for now

Published Jun. 12 2018

The city has flipped the breaker on a $4 million lighting proposal for the historic Walnut Street Bridge.

New tools may give Chattanooga police edge in active shooter incidents

Published Jun. 8 2018

If a craftsman is only as good as his tools, 10 local law enforcement agencies just became a little better...

Trespassing, possession charges dropped, but North Georgia prosecutor resigns

Published Jun. 7 2018

The charges filed against a Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit assistant district attorney have been dropped, but he has quit the...

Fearing personal liability, group drops chicken plant lawsuit against Walker County, Georgia

Published Jun. 7 2018

Fearing a counter lawsuit, McLemore Cove Preservation Society members dropped a complaint against the Walker County, Georgia, government this week.

Signal Mountain Town Council swayed by outcry, denies rezoning for Food City [photos]

Published Jun. 7 2018

Signal Mountain residents were heard loud and clear Wednesday night when the town's five-member council voted to deny a rezoning...

Bledsoe County school district denies many claims in racial discrimination complaint

Published Jun. 7 2018

Last month, a biracial student filed suit against Bledsoe County's Department of Education, saying she was unfairly suspended for 365...

Hamilton County Schools' Equity Task Force set to bring in diversity consulting firm

Published Jun. 7 2018

Hamilton County Schools' Equity Task force is proceeding with bringing in national consultants to help the district and community partners...

Hamilton County commissioners receive proposed county budget

Published Jun. 6 2018

Hamilton County commissioners on Wednesday were generally friendly when County Mayor Jim Coppinger formally presented them with the proposed 2019...

Judge turns down motion to dismiss in Hamilton County commissioner's extortion case

Published Jun. 5 2018

Tim Boyd's criminal extortion case could go to trial this fall after a special judge on Tuesday declined the county...

A bridge too far: Chattanooga City Council wary of Walnut Street Bridge lighting plan

Published Jun. 5 2018

A fancy, $4 million lighting project downtown may be a bridge too far for Chattanooga City Council members, who abruptly...

Local judge invited to join statewide legal association

Published Jun. 5 2018

A local judge has been elected to an invitation-only, statewide legal association.

Chattanooga neighborhood revitalization is goal for proposed fund

Published Jun. 5 2018

Trying to build on neighborhood strengths, Chattanooga planners are to work with a new city proposal aimed at using Alstom...

Area Political Notebook: Black to attend luncheon Tuesday; candidate forum announced

Published Jun. 5 2018

Republican candidate for governor Diane Black will visit Chattanooga today to attend the Celebration of Valor Luncheon at the Chattanooga...


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Bradley County Commission: Voters will decide one last seat in August

Published Jun. 4 2018

In two months, voters will decide the last contested seat on the Bradley County Commission.

City plans to run VRI social services programs

Published Jun. 3 2018

After six months without a social services contract for its anti-gang efforts, the city of Chattanooga is thinking about doing...