John L. Kerns will seek District 9 council seat

Published Nov. 14 2016

John L. Kerns has announced he will seek the District 9 seat on Chattanooga's City Council in the March 9...

Dalton senator tapped to fill appeals court seat

Published Nov. 9 2016

Georgia's governor has appointed five people to fill vacancies on the state's appellate courts.

Georgia voters approve amendment to abolish judicial watchdog agency

Published Nov. 9 2016

Voters approved an amendment to dismantle the state's independent judicial watchdog agency, letting state lawmakers recreate the agency and exert...

Southeast Tennessee rural county contested races results

Published Nov. 9 2016

Results in most cases do not include provisional ballots and are unofficial until they are certified by the respective county...

GOP incumbent Fleischmann defeats Shekari

Published Nov. 8 2016

The Associated Press is calling the Third U.S. Congressional District contest for GOP incumbent Chuck Fleischmann.

Early voting supports wine in grocery stores referendums

Published Nov. 8 2016

Early voters have shown strong support for a pair of referendums expanding the number of Hamilton County municipalities where wine...

Three candidates take lead in East Ridge council race

Published Nov. 8 2016

In a crowded seven-person race for two city council seats in East Ridge, three candidates have taken an early lead...

'Ban the box' leads in early Chattanooga voting

Published Nov. 8 2016

Early voters are overwhelming in support of a "ban the box" amendment to Chattanooga's city charter.

Where to vote in Hamilton County

Published Nov. 8 2016

So you want to vote. The first challenge, assuming you're actually registered, is to find a location that will allow...

Official says Hamilton County voters treated equally during early voting

Published Nov. 7 2016

Hamilton County Election Administrator Kerry Steelman says county voters were treated equally regardless of race during early voting and will...

VRI 'actually making crime worse,' councilman Larry Grohn claims

Published Nov. 5 2016

Chattanooga mayoral challenger Larry Grohn launched a broadside this week against Mayor Andy Berke's anti-crime plan, saying the 3-year-old Violence...

Perry Lamb says bankruptcy prepared him for commissioner position

Published Nov. 4 2016

The threat came through the mail, a letter that changed Perry Lamb's life.


How Republicans lobbied Shannon Whitfield to run for office

Published Nov. 3 2016

Last fall, a group of Republicans plotted to take over Walker County politics.

Developer withdraws request for tax break to overhaul Woodlawn Apartments

Published Nov. 2 2016

Memphis developer ALCO Management has withdrawn its request for a tax break to purchase and overhaul a pair of Chattanooga...

What happened to all the presidential yard signs?

Published Oct. 29 2016

The usual flood of presidential yard signs that occupies every square inch of available grass every four years is missing...

Yusuf Hakeem announces City Council re-election bid

Published Oct. 25 2016

Yusuf Hakeem has announced he will seek re-election to the Chattanooga City Council District 9 seat.

Rep. Gerald McCormick closes door on Chattanooga mayor bid

Published Oct. 20 2016

Rep. Gerald McCormick, has confirmed he intends to stay in the Tennessee Assembly and not enter the Chattanooga mayor's race.

Jerry Mitchell announces Chattanooga City Council re-election bid

Published Oct. 19 2016

Jerry Mitchell has announced he will seek re-election to the Chattanooga City Council District 2 seat.

Commissioner's discretionary spending request ends with attack against his character and behavior

Published Oct. 19 2016

Hamilton County Commissioner Joe Graham's request to use $32,275 in discretionary commission money to replace windows at the John A....

Chattanooga City Council OKs affordable housing tax break for Chestnut Flats

Published Oct. 19 2016

The City Council has approved an affordable housing tax break for Chestnut Flats, a $20 million apartment project on Chattanooga's...

Students, legislators, teachers discuss state of education in Hamilton County [video]

Published Oct. 19 2016

After a tumultuous year for education in Hamilton County, a community of teachers, administrators, legislators and stakeholders from every part...

Beer sales may be coming soon to a Chattanooga movie theater near you

Published Oct. 18 2016

Beer sales may be coming soon to a movie theater near you, with the Chattanooga City Council potentially giving its...

Some Hamilton County commissioners consider overturning chairman election

Published Oct. 18 2016

Hamilton County commissioners might reconsider whether they want Chester Bankston to serve as the panel's chairman for the second year...