Chattanooga Department of Transportation ready to start work on M.L. King corridor improvements

Published Jul. 20 2016

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation wants to launch a number of pedestrian-friendly improvements for East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard...

After calls for change, Chattanooga mayor revises tax breaks for downtown developers

Published Jul. 20 2016

After months of critics calling for the city to halt its tax incentive program for developers downtown, Mayor Andy Berke...

Declining Walker County landfill bid, Commissioner Bebe Heiskell keeps political fight going

Published Jul. 20 2016

After its potential sale died, Walker County's landfill remained a political issue for this year's election.

Pork Report dings Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga Zoo and Hamilton County Commission for wasteful spending

Published Jul. 19 2016

A free-market think tank in Nashville included Hamilton County commissioners' $900,000 'discretionary funds' on its annual Pork Report list of...

Hamilton County school board to decide between five superintendent search firms

Published Jul. 14 2016

As the Hamilton County Board of Education nears the launch of a superintendent search, it is expected to begin conversation...

Hamilton County seeks applicants for new job helping veterans and their families

Published Jul. 10 2016

Hamilton County wants a veterans service officer to help veterans and their families make the most of their available benefits.

Understaffed Hamilton County Jail prompts sheriff to allow younger workers

Published Jul. 9 2016

People as young as 18 now can apply to become correctional officers at the Hamilton County Jail, Sheriff Jim Hammond...

Chattanooga City Council gives final approval to $80 million capital budget

Published Jul. 6 2016

The Chattanooga City Council voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of the final passage of the proposed $80 million capital budget...

Political Notebook: No 'ballot selfies' at polls

Published Jul. 3 2016

Early voting begins Tuesday in Georgia's general primary and nonpartisan runoff elections. Georgia voters may cast ballots in person or...

Hamilton County's 2017 budget does not include property tax increase

Published Jun. 30 2016

The record $679.6 million budget the Hamilton County Commission passed Wednesday does not include discretionary money, even though six commissioners...

Hamilton County's $679 million budget has no discretionary funds for commissioners

Published Jun. 29 2016

The Hamilton County Commission did not fight for discretionary funds for individual commissioners at all during the 2017 budget process.

Alton Park greenway connector divides Chattanooga City Council

Published Jun. 29 2016

While the City Council voted unanimously in favor of $310 million in budget proposals for 2017 on Tuesday, the body...


Loading...

Contenders debate for District 2 school board seat

Published Jun. 29 2016

Voters got the chance to hear from candidates vying for the opportunity to represent District 2 on the school board...

City approves $230 million operations budget

Published Jun. 28 2016

Chattanooga's city council has unanimously approved $230 million operations budget for 2017.

Chattanooga City Council eyes Alton Park greenway

Published Jun. 28 2016

The City Council is expected to vote today on a resolution that would allow the Chattanooga Department of Transportation to...

Alton Park residents plan new $1 million park

Published Jun. 28 2016

Alton Park and Oak Hills residents met Monday to plan a $1 million park in Alton Park.

Rick Tyler says he's loving the publicity from 'Make America White Again' billboard

Published Jun. 24 2016

Tennessee politicians continued Thursday to lambaste congressional candidate Rick Tyler, whose billboard bearing the words Make America White Again made...

Chattanooga City Council unanimously approves 2017 operations budget

Published Jun. 22 2016

The City Council on Tuesday gave a unanimous initial approval for a $230 million operating budget, which includes no tax...

Dueling Hamilton County Assessor candidates talk taxes

Published Jun. 21 2016

One issue has dominated the race: a senior property tax freeze that the county commission has yet to adopt since...

Chattanooga operations budget up for vote in City Council

Published Jun. 21 2016

The City Council today will consider whether to approve a $230 million operations budget — one that does not call...

Cleveland selects new city manager

Published Jun. 16 2016

The Cleveland City Council selected its choice for a new city manger today.


Loading...

Chattanooga approves new downtown zoning rules over objections

Published Jun. 14 2016

New zoning rules will soon take affect for Chattanooga's downtown and adjoining urban areas to the north, south and east...

Over $400 million from county budget going toward public education

Published Jun. 8 2016

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger presented his budget for the upcoming fiscal year Tuesday morning, noting this will be the...