School inequity at forefront of Hamilton County school board District 5 candidates debate

Published May. 30 2018

School inequity was the main topic in the Tuesday evening debate between candidates for the Hamilton County School Board District...

Current fight in McLemore Cove reminiscent of 30 years ago

Published May. 29 2018

The development man cheered for the new project in the valley.

Safety, teacher investment top priorities for Bradley County school board contenders

Published May. 29 2018

The District 2 candidates for the Bradley County Board of Education say school safety and teacher investment are among their...


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Political Notebook: Candidate forum set for July; Corker wins leadership award

Published May. 29 2018

A political forum for Tennessee House candidates and seats on the Hamilton County Board of Education is set for July...

Bradley County officers disciplined for snatching phone from man filming video

Published May. 28 2018

A man who was cuffed, cussed and curtailed from recording a Bradley County Sheriff's Office traffic stop in April said...

Walker County Public Works tackling pothole problem

Published May. 28 2018

Walker County is taking pothole repair seriously, officials say.

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.