Candidates narrowed to five in search for new Cleveland City Schools director

Published May. 2 2016

Cleveland City Schools is one step closer to having a new director after receiving five recommendations from the Tennessee School...

Mayor commits $1 million for camera system to cut gang violence in Chattanooga

Published Apr. 26 2016

More security cameras overlooking Chattanooga streets are needed to combat violent crime, Mayor Andy Berke said in his third annual...

UPDATE: Mayor Andy Berke's State of the City 2016

Published Apr. 25 2016

Andy Berke delivered his annual State of the City address, focusing on crime, education and other priorities.

Senior tax freeze talk resurfaces in Hamilton County

Published Apr. 24 2016

Mark Siedlecki, the Democratic candidate in the Hamilton County Assessor of Property race, has brought talk of a property tax...

Tennessee's new academic achievement test hits another snag

Published Apr. 22 2016

Tennessee education officials are preparing for the possibility that some students won't be able to take the new achievement tests...

Alabama lawmaker seeks committee to vet Gov. Bentley impeachment merits

Published Apr. 20 2016

An Alabama legislator is seeking to create a new state committee that could vet the merits of impeaching Gov. Robert...

Chattanooga City Council elects Moses Freeman as chairman

Published Apr. 19 2016

Councilman Moses Freeman has been elected by the Chattanooga City Council to serve as its chairman for the next year.

Chattanooga may seek federal money for Wilcox Tunnel expansion

Published Apr. 19 2016

Chattanooga may yet again pursue federal transportation money to help pay for an expansion of Wilcox Tunnel.

Bradley County freezes asset sales amid controversy about surveillance van

Published Apr. 18 2016

After repeated questions about the sheriff's office selling a surveillance van to a bail bondsman and disposing of some old...

Tennessee 3rd District candidate running in two states despite living in neither district

Published Apr. 18 2016

Nine people are running for Congress in Southeast Tennessee's 3rd District, but only one is also a congressional candidate in...

UTC, Chattanooga State to benefit from Tennessee's just-passed $35 billion budget

Published Apr. 15 2016

Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to the state's nearly $35 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that...

Qualifying for Georgia House seat re-opens. Again.

Published Apr. 15 2016

The race to represent Catoosa County in the state legislature has gone from two candidates to one candidate to four...

Gov. Bill Haslam vetoes Bible bill

Published Apr. 14 2016

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam today vetoed a controversial measure making the Holy Bible the official book of Tennessee government.

Broad differences between North Carolina and Tennessee transgender legislation

Published Apr. 13 2016

Opponents of the Tennessee transgender restroom bill have occasionally likened it to a North Carolina law approved last month which...

Proposal to study Chattanooga disparity hits roadblock with City Council

Published Apr. 13 2016

A proposal to pursue a still undefined study of inequalities experienced by Chattanoogans in regard to opportunities and quality-of-life issues...

George Love joins competition for Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District seat

Published Apr. 13 2016

George Ryan Love, a Democrat, has announced a campaign seeking Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District seat.

Improvements are in the works for city's Youth and Family Development centers

Published Apr. 12 2016

Chattanooga's Youth and Family Development centers are on track to receive a mixture of security cameras, improved lighting and gym...

Four Hamilton County school board members face challengers in fall election

Published Apr. 12 2016

The four Hamilton County Board of Education members running for reelection this fall face competition, and across the county people...

LaFayette joins growing list of cities questioning future of municipal golf courses

Published Apr. 12 2016

Behind the tee on the ninth hole, while a foursome of older men prepared to swing away their Friday afternoon,...

Collegedale Commissioner Ethan White announces House District 29 candidacy

Published Apr. 12 2016

Collegedale Commissioner Ethan White, a Republican, has announced his candidacy for the Tennessee House District 29 seat.

List of candidates who qualified to run for office in Southeast Tennessee

Published Apr. 7 2016

Here is the list of candidates who qualified to run for office in Southeast Tennessee as of Thursday's deadline. Bledsoe,...


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Mayor Berke calls for innovation and early learning

Published Apr. 7 2016

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has called for continued private and public support for city's innovation economy and early leaning...

Transgender bathroom bill passes Tennessee House panel

Published Apr. 6 2016

A state House panel Wednesday night breathed new life into a controversial bill requiring transgender students to use bathrooms that...