East Ridge City Councilman Marc Gravitt said this week he will not leave his local post if he's elected to a state seat. He will just do both jobs.
After two months of public debate among residents across the Scenic City, members of the City Council spoke their mind en route to taking the first step toward making Chattanooga the third city in Tennessee to offer benefits to employees in same-sex and other domestic partnerships.
Sheriff Jim Hammond will return to the Hamilton County Commission today to again seek a $500,000 bump in funding for the joint city-county downtown police firing range -- and he might feel like he's wearing a target.
Before Chattanooga City Council members vote tonight on whether to expand benefits to domestic partners of city employees, a local police union wants them to examine what benefits the current 2,700 city employees receive.
People flocked to City Council. Supporters wore red in favor of equality, while opponents clutched well-worn Bibles to stand up for traditional marriage.
Champagne lovers can pop corks in celebration in Fort Oglethorpe -- on Sundays -- since voters there on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved Sunday sales of beer, wine and liquor in restaurants and package beer and wine sales.
One penny at a time, shoppers in Walker County, Ga., will pay for new sheriff's patrol cars, a splash park in LaFayette and "Jaws of Life" crash extrication equipment in Rossville.
As the crowd streamed from last week's Chattanooga City Council meeting, Collegedale Detective Kat Cooper stood on the lawn and faced a gathering group.
Minutes after Hamilton County Commission Chairman Fred Skillern spoke to a group of local GOP members, an opponent announced he would seek to unseat the veteran Soddy-Daisy Republican in the May 2014 primary.
NASHVILLE -- It's probably not a bad idea for Republican U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann to crank up his 2014 re-election campaign, as he plans to do Thursday with his first major Chattanooga fundraiser.
NASHVILLE -- Calling Congress "broken," Knoxville attorney Terry Adams says he has filed to run as a Democrat in the 2014 U.S. Senate race.
Since a third-party vendor took over billing for sewer service in January, thousands of Chattanoogans have stopped paying their bills.
Hamilton County commissioners already have final say over which grants the county accepts. But after today, they may have the first word, too.
Chattanooga City Council members unanimously voted Tuesday to hire a leading national criminologist for $240,000 to teach local leaders his strategy on reducing violence city-wide.
The bickering began where the sidewalks end.