Police officers and firefighters will have to contribute more to their retirement plan starting July 1 and new recruits will be subject to a retirement age with Tuesday's passage of Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's pension reforms.
After two years of fruitless efforts to sell what was one of the largest public housing complexes in Chattanooga, the housing authority on Tuesday accepted the city’s offer of $2.6 million in cash.
The District 8 Commission race has called a former commissioner back to politics and beckoned East Ridge's mayor to seek a county post. Both will challenge Commissioner Tim Boyd in the May 6 Republican primary.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announced Monday the first citywide book drive to help put books in the hands of students served at the city's 17 youth and family development centers.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland City Council narrowly agreed Monday to commit up to $12 million of the city's $12.3 million reserve to construction of a new gymnasium for Cleveland High School.
A hearing Monday to consider whether a recall effort to oust Chattanooga Councilman Chris Anderson should be halted until a judge rules on the merits of a lawsuit Anderson filed to block the recall will be rescheduled.
For 11 years Jamani Greer has practiced softball at the city's Washington Hills Recreation Center. And since she was 6 years old the center's director, Dennis Leftwhich, has helped coached her.
The District 5 Hamilton County Commission seat likely will be filled by one of two Democrats come August.
An attempt to encourage city employees with 25 or more years of service to retire early to save the city money has gone awry in East Ridge.
All of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Hamilton County’s District 4 Commission seat agree: The inner-city district is lagging economically. The schools need improving, and crime must be reduced.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Dixie Day Spay, which has admitted to placing nearly two dozen Cleveland Animal Shelter dogs in a "house of horrors" shelter in Morristown, Tenn., that was raided recently, alleges most of the blame falls on city government.
Hamilton County's May 6 primaries are just over two months away, and two Soddy-Daisy men are hoping to win the hearts and minds of District 1's Republicans for the County Commission seat.
Before City Council members took their first vote on Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's fire and police pension reform, the mayor publicly promised to use savings from the pension to fix years' worth of pay disparities within the police department.
Chattanooga Housing Authority board members have at least three bids to consider for the purchase of the former Harriet Tubman housing site, the Times Free Press has learned.
The Hamilton County Election Commission's former attorney, who resigned in December after butting heads with its chairman, has been tapped to serve the body again — this time as a commissioner.