Chicken plant lawsuit is 'nonsense,' Walker County commissioner says [video]

Published May. 25 2018

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield on Thursday fired back at members of a local preservation society over a lawsuit concerning...

New program helps minorities qualify as city vendors

Published May. 25 2018

Three women entrepreneurs were introduced Thursday as the first to complete a new program helping women- and minority-owned businesses gain...

Hamilton County school board moves forward on resource officers, equity counsel

Published May. 24 2018

The Hamilton County school board made progress at its meeting Thursday night on a handful of key initiatives, including one...

Walker County commissioner slams lawsuit as 'petty, theatrical nonsense' [video]

Published May. 24 2018

An hour before his scheduled public meeting, Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield accused residents in the Kensington community of trying...

Residents of Walker County community sue over rumored chicken plant

Published May. 24 2018

Residents of Georgia's Kensington community accused Walker County government officials of secretly "conspiring to install a large-scale chicken slaughterhouse" in...

Defense attorneys move to dismiss Cortez Sims from RICO case

Published May. 24 2018

Cortez Sims may have shot and killed a 14-year-old boy during a gang feud in 2014, but unless prosecutors can...

With change still possible, 8 votes apparently decided Catoosa County commission race

Published May. 24 2018

The midday sun beating, Chuck Harris sat in an oval swath of grass 150 feet from the Boynton voting precinct...

Ten magistrate hopefuls make their pitches to Hamilton County Commission

Published May. 24 2018

Ten candidates for two judicial commissioner positions made their pitches Wednesday to Hamilton County commissioners.

Tennessee public records law doesn't ensure affordability, audit finds

Published May. 23 2018

The Tennessee Public Records Act is adamant that public records should be available.

Chattanooga City Council looks for metrics in budget talks

Published May. 23 2018

Chattanooga City Council members on their first day of budget presentations for the upcoming year made it clear they're interested...

Dade County voters reject higher sales tax [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Voters in Dade County again rejected a 1 percent sales tax increase that had been earmarked for roads, bridges and...

Chuck Harris apparently unseats incumbent Catoosa County Commissioner Bobby Winters [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Challenger Chuck Harris won the Catoosa County Commission District 2 race by eight votes, possibly unseating longtime incumbent Bobby Winters,...

Incumbent Ralph Van Pelt keeps Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court judgeship

Published May. 22 2018

Ralph Van Pelt Jr. will remain Georgia's Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge after a nail-biting victory over his...

Incumbent state Sen. Chuck Payne edges Scott Tidwell in Georgia state Senate race

Published May. 22 2018

Incumbent state Sen. Chuck Payne's decision to oppose a bill that would have created a separate driver's license for some...

Colton Moore unseats state Rep. John Deffenbaugh in Georgia House race [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Carried by his hometown, 24-year-old Colton Moore will join the Georgia Legislature, according to unofficial election results.

Republicans select nominees for local races in Dade County [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Republican voters picked their candidates in a handful of county elections that were on the ballot in Dade County on...

Updated Georgia election results

Published May. 22 2018

Polls are now closed in Georgia.

When and where to vote today in Georgia [map]

Published May. 22 2018

It's election day in Georgia, and the big question is whether the first competitive governor primary race in eight years...

Hamilton County school board candidates debate; Smith speaks out after integration controversy

Published May. 22 2018

Despite recent animosity toward one of the hosting organizations, Hamilton County school board member Joe Smith, of District 3, still...

New principals appointed at 9 Hamilton County schools

Published May. 21 2018

Nine new principals were announced Monday for the Hamilton County Schools system.

Bradley County school board candidates call for putting students before politics

Published May. 21 2018

The District 4 candidates for the Bradley County Board of Education say their concerns come down to money and putting...

Georgia's Walker County examines animal tether regulations

Published May. 21 2018

With the revision process for Walker County, Georgia's animal ordinance winding down, many residents have given their thumbs-up to the...

Attorneys discuss state racketeering law, say they need evidence to properly defend case

Published May. 18 2018

Chattanooga prosecutors have until Halloween to turn over evidence that would help 54 people charged in a gang racketeering indictment...