Hamilton County commissioners debate pay increase for magistrate judges

Published Feb. 15 2018

A big pay increase proposed for Hamilton County's four magistrate judges sparked a lively discussion among county commissioners Wednesday.

Architects chosen for Hamilton County Schools' building projects

Published Feb. 14 2018

Architects have been chosen to build and update seven public schools in Hamilton County, including Harrison Elementary, East Hamilton Middle,...

Bill introduced to end mandatory emissions testing in Hamilton County

Published Feb. 14 2018

State Rep. Mike Carter (R-Ooltewah), Sen. Bo Watson (R-Hixson) and Sen. Todd Gardenhire today introduced legislation that would end mandatory...

Area Political Notebook: Joe DeGaetano drops judge bid, endorses Kyle Hedrick

Published Feb. 14 2018

Local attorney Joe DeGaetano has dropped his own campaign for judge of the Hamilton County Circuit Court's Division 4 and...

Chattanooga City Council briefed on revised M.L. King extension plan

Published Feb. 13 2018

After another round of questions Tuesday, the Chattanooga City Council appears to be closer to going forward with extending M.L....

Corker aide: Senator 'listening closely' to those urging him to enter Senate race

Published Feb. 13 2018

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., is publicly moving closer to reconsidering his decision to retire, with a spokeswoman saying Tuesday...

Randy Johnston announces candidacy for Hamilton County register of deeds

Published Feb. 13 2018

Randy Johnston announced his candidacy on Tuesday for the office of Hamilton County register of deeds.

Alexander denounces Trump proposal to sell TVA transmission assets as 'looney'

Published Feb. 12 2018

President Trump on Monday reignited the debate over the proper role of government in the power industry by proposing the...

M.L. King extension tax break moves ahead as critics question last-minute changes

Published Feb. 12 2018

A proposed property tax break for a developer to extend M.L. King Boulevard moved ahead a step Monday.

Ringgold, Ga., to take bids on bullet-resistant glass for city hall

Published Feb. 12 2018

During a time when it seems public displays of violence across the country are becoming more commonplace, the city of...

Tennessee education chief unveils plan for five failing Hamilton County schools

Published Feb. 9 2018

The state of Tennessee's latest plan for Hamilton County's lowest-performing schools, which does not include a state takeover of the...

Group agrees that Chattanooga's anti-gang program needs changes, more money

Published Feb. 9 2018

It takes a village to raise a child, but it also takes a bank account.


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Chattanooga glass recycling survey winding down

Published Feb. 9 2018

Today is the last day for Chattanoogans to weigh in on what to do about glass in curbside recycling.

Proposed academic calendar a 'nightmare,' Hamilton County school board members say

Published Feb. 9 2018

Thursday night's Hamilton County Board of Education work session got a little heated.

Business considers move after Walker County, Ga., tax hikes

Published Feb. 9 2018

A longtime Walker County, Ga., business is exploring a shift to a nearby county after recent tax increases in Walker...

Grundy County school board meets to discuss coach, policy changes, director evaluation

Published Feb. 8 2018

After having an athletic committee workshop meeting on Wednesday, the Grundy County, Tenn., school board is expected to give the...

Chattanooga Mayor Berke to attend International Mayors Conference in Israel

Published Feb. 8 2018

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke will visit Israel next week.

Davis announces run for Bradley Commission District 6, Seat B

Published Feb. 8 2018

A teacher and businesswoman has announced her bid in the May 1 Republican Primary for Bradley County Commission District 6,...

Hamilton County school board meets today in first executive session of the year

Published Feb. 8 2018

Members of the Hamilton County school board will meet today with a full plate on the agenda.

Chattanooga stepping up its efforts to house the homeless

Published Feb. 7 2018

Building on lessons learned from its push to end veteran homelessness, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's administration is stepping up with...

Gorman running for District 3 commission seat

Published Feb. 5 2018

Rosabelle Gorman has picked up qualifying papers for the District 3 seat on the Hamilton County Commission.

Chattanooga area liquor stores adjusting after more than a year of grocery store wine sales

Published Feb. 5 2018

Over the past 30 years, JD's Liquor store owner and manager Bill Kadourra has seen wine sales at his Broad...

Judge's ruling in Ooltewah rape civil cases puzzles some Hamilton County school board members

Published Feb. 2 2018

A federal judge took aim Wednesday at Hamilton County Board of Education attorneys, saying they "wasted the court's time" by...