Corker talks about life after office

Published Mar. 18 2018

NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., says he has "no idea" what he'll do once he leaves Congress in...

Election 2018 Issues and Answers: Infrastructure

Published Mar. 18 2018

In the months leading up to the primary elections in August, the Times Free Press will run an "Election 2018:...

Five things to know about Hamilton County Schools' Future Ready Institutes

Published Mar. 16 2018

Hamilton County Schools is launching its Future Ready Institutes — small, career-themed learning communities embedded in the district's traditional high...

Massive effort launched to prepare Hamilton County students for workforce

Published Mar. 15 2018

A new effort aims to prepare area students for life after high school.

Dennis Clark seeks District 28 House seat

Published Mar. 15 2018

Dennis Clark says he is running for the District 28 House seat coming open with the retirement of JoAnne Favors.

Respected Hamilton County judge, lawyer Vann Owens dies at 86

Published Mar. 15 2018

Vann Owens, a former Hamilton County judge, family man and respected lawyer who once asked the pilot of a plane...

Partnership could halve jail pharmacy costs in Hamilton County

Published Mar. 15 2018

Hamilton County might be able to cut its jail pharmacy costs in half through a new partnership.

Attorneys: Emails show Hamilton County Schools' slow response in Ooltewah rape case

Published Mar. 14 2018

Hamilton County Schools administrators talked for the first time about helping the victims of the 2015 Ooltewah High School rape...

Retiring state Rep. JoAnne Favors endorses Yusuf Hakeem in District 28

Published Mar. 12 2018

Retiring state Rep. JoAnne Favors has endorsed Yusuf Hakeem.

Bradley debate: Watson denounces 'fake Christian' PAC; group says sheriff has 'tarnished political image'

Published Mar. 12 2018

A spokesman for a political action committee working against Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson's re-election fired back Sunday after Watson...

UnifiEd executive director steps down to lead political action committee

Published Mar. 12 2018

UnifiEd Executive Director Jonas Barriere is stepping away from the local education-focused nonprofit to take the helm of a related,...

Bradley County Commission District 1 candidates say education a top concern

Published Mar. 12 2018

Schools and infrastructure rank as top concerns for candidates seeking election to a District 1 seat on the Bradley County...


Signal Mountain group forms in response to potential water department takeover

Published Mar. 12 2018

Eugenia Allderdice recalls the day she came home to find an "enormous" water bill waiting for her less than 12...

Bradley County sheriff disputes allegations, accuses PAC of 'dirty politics' [videos]

Published Mar. 9 2018

Bradley County, Tenn., Sheriff Eric Watson held a news conference Thursday to dispute a number of claims made by a...

PAC says Bradley County sheriff endangered public by taking inmates incognito to church [video]

Published Mar. 8 2018

A political action committee says Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson put the public in danger when he took a group...

Hamilton County financing for M.L. King extension

Published Mar. 7 2018

Hamilton County commissioners this morning approved a property tax incentive for the M.L. King Boulevard extension.

Chattanooga police chief asks council to pass citywide panhandling ordinance

Published Mar. 7 2018

Most every driver probably has seen the people with the "Homeless, please help" signs standing at intersections hoping for handouts.

Catoosa County, Ga., adding five school resource officers

Published Mar. 7 2018

Catoosa County Commission Chairman Steve Henry said local elected officials have agreed to add five new school resource officers.

'Live' bridge lights will pulse to beat of the city [video]

Published Mar. 6 2018

At first it looks like the lights on the historic Jacques Cartier Bridge in Montreal are just reflecting nighttime commuters'...

Chattanooga receives $1.65 million grant to help clean lead contamination

Published Mar. 6 2018

Chattanooga will receive $1.65 million to help remediate homes with lead contamination.

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke named co-chair of national youth panel

Published Mar. 6 2018

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has been appointed co-chair of the National League of Cities 2018 Council on Youth, Education, and...

Catoosa County to consider adding more school resource officers

Published Mar. 5 2018

As schools across the country grapple with safety concerns, Catoosa County Superintendent Denia Reese hopes to bring more police officers...

Marion County board approves tax adjustment for overlapping properties

Published Mar. 5 2018

A 1992 mapping error led to two would-be property owners paying taxes on the same 35 acres of land, and...