Democratic women celebrate anniversary

Published Sep. 27 2015

The Greater Chattanooga Democratic Women's Club will hold its 40th anniversary celebration luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct....

Bradley County sheriff selected to serve on two Sheriff's Association committees

Published Sep. 25 2015

Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson has been selected to serve on the Mental Health Transport Committee and Legislative Committee of...

Hamilton County Commissioner Boyd sets agenda for finance committee

Published Sep. 24 2015

In his inaugural meeting as the Hamilton County Commission's finance committee chairman, Tim Boyd presented fellow commissioners with a list...

Bradley County to consider animal control services

Published Sep. 22 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The Bradley County Commission will consider at least two proposals for animal control services at its Sept....

Jasper board approves three road-paving projects, another delayed until spring

Published Sep. 20 2015

JASPER, Tenn. -- Repaving roads is a constant and costly chore that most small-town governments have to keep on their...

Political Notebook: Alexander brags on state's college opportunity

Published Sep. 20 2015

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said last week Tennessee high school students have "the best opportunity in history" to earn a...

Haslam appoints Tom Greenholtz to fill vacancy left by Rebecca Stern

Published Sep. 19 2015

NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam on Friday appointed attorney Tom Greenholtz of Ooltewah as 11th Judicial District Criminal Court judge,...

Chattanooga's chief operating officer resigns

Published Sep. 18 2015

Brent Goldberg, chief operating officer for the City of Chattanooga, is leaving his post at City Hall to become...

Hamilton County commissioners wanted to use returned discretionary funds

Published Sep. 17 2015

Hamilton County commissioners Joe Graham and Marty Haynes will be allowed to return their combined $200,000 in discretionary funds —...

Walker County gets OK to pay off loan with $15 million bond issue

Published Sep. 16 2015

LaFAYETTE, Ga. -- A group gathered in a Walker County courtroom Tuesday morning, expecting to voice their opinions.

Patterson, Little pick up qualifying petitions to run for Hamilton County Criminal Court vacancy

Published Sep. 16 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has until Monday to name one of six nominees from two panels to fill...

Stormwater board postpones action on exemptions

Published Sep. 16 2015

The Chattanooga Stormwater Regulations Board voted Monday to postpone action on two agenda items, including the issue of water-quality fee...

Commissioner Haynes joins Graham in decision to return discretionary money

Published Sep. 15 2015

At least one Hamilton County commissioner is responding in the wake of Joe Graham's plea.

Cleveland leaders want legal advice for personnel policies

Published Sep. 15 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The Cleveland City Council wants to consult with a workplace law expert before approving a suite of...

Hamilton County commissioner seeks to return discretionary funds to county coffers

Published Sep. 10 2015

One Hamilton County commissioner wants to put $100,000 in so-called discretionary funds back into the county's savings account. Meanwhile, four...

Panel interviews three Cleveland police chief finalists

Published Sep. 9 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The three final candidates for Cleveland's next police chief were interviewed by a four-member selection panel this...

Fort Oglethorpe mayoral debate breaks out during call-in TV show

Published Sep. 9 2015

The first public tiff in the Fort Oglethorpe mayoral race involves 42 acres of land that disappeared off the city...

Chattanooga to consider new city-wide minimum wage

Published Sep. 8 2015

Chattanooga City Councilman Moses Freeman has asked his fellow council members to sponsor legislation to set a minimum wage for...

Animal protection services doubling staff, expanding hours

Published Sep. 8 2015

This year's kitten season at the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga will have extra staffing help.

Political Notebook: Lamar Alexander says time for 'Oak Ridge Corridor'

Published Sep. 6 2015

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says naming the highway from Knoxville airport to Oak Ridge the "Oak Ridge Corridor" would give...

UT removes gender-neutral pronoun guide from website

Published Sep. 4 2015

NASHVILLE -- University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro informed UT Board of Trustees Friday that a university news letter article...

Walker County taking out a loan to repay a loan to pay off another loan

Published Sep. 4 2015

LAFAYETTE, Ga. -- Walker County has entered the loan zone, level three.

Judge delays ruling on school systems' request

Published Sep. 4 2015

NASHVILLE -- A Davidson County judge on Thursday delayed ruling on a request by Hamilton County and six other county...