Hamilton County Commission approves tax hike, relief for elderly, disabled

Published Sep. 6 2017

The Hamilton County Commission has approved a tax hike to meet $225 million in capital education, economic development and jail...

Budget, tax hike clear first hurdle in Chattanooga City Council

Published Sep. 6 2017

Chattanoogans are one vote away from taking on a tax hike.

Commissioners satisfied state can dive deep into Bradley County Sheriff's Office finances

Published Sep. 6 2017

Bradley County commissioners looking for someone to do a deep dive into the sheriff's office's finances seemed satisfied Tuesday that...


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Questions linger even as commission is poised to OK bonds for new sewage plant

Published Sep. 6 2017

Hamilton County Commissioner Tim Boyd issued a 57-page report last year that was critical of the Hamilton County Water and...

Red Bank appoints new police chief

Published Sep. 5 2017

Robert Simpson is the new chief of the Red Bank Police Department, Red Bank City Manager Randall Smith announced at...

Mayor's proposed 2018 budget up for Chattanooga City Council vote

Published Sep. 5 2017

The Chattanooga City Council plans to debate and vote on Mayor Andy Berke's 2018 budget proposal today.

Catoosa County developing career academy to prepare students for jobs

Published Sep. 4 2017

Catoosa County education officials are developing a new, specialized high school, centered on training students to work for local companies.

Marion County delays contract for hauling dirt near Regional Institute of Higher Education

Published Sep. 4 2017

A local firm has offered Marion County a seemingly good deal on moving dirt near the Marion County Regional Institute...

Find out what your estimated tax bill will be

Published Sep. 1 2017

A local tax calculator was created for people to see what their estimated tax bill is going to be

City of Chickamauga, Ga., to get $544,478 block grant for water improvements

Published Aug. 31 2017

The town of Chickamauga, Ga., has been awarded a grant of nearly $545,000 for improvements to its water system.

Hamilton County Commission hears presentation on future jail needs

Published Aug. 31 2017

A presentation given Wednesday morning by a county task force to the Hamilton County Commission about future jail needs confirmed...

Mayor's tax hike plan cautiously received by Hamilton County Commission

Published Aug. 31 2017

Many Hamilton County commissioners said they have not decided if they will vote for Mayor Jim Coppinger's plan to raise...

Committee selects three candidates for Hamilton County Circuit Court judgeship

Published Aug. 31 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam now has three candidates to consider for the soon-to-be vacant Hamilton County Circuit Court seat.

Hamilton County Commission to consider tax hike

Published Aug. 30 2017

Mayor Jim Coppinger formally presents his property tax plan to Hamilton County Commission this morning.

Hamilton County Commission to discuss future jail needs

Published Aug. 30 2017

A county task force on corrections recently completed a study on the county's future jail needs and will present the...

Hamilton County mayor proposes property tax hike to fund school, jail and sewer projects

Published Aug. 30 2017

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger is proposing to raise taxes for most county property owners for the first time in...

Hamilton County Commission to consider $100 million investment in schools

Published Aug. 30 2017

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger has put $100 million on the table for Hamilton County Schools' construction and repair needs,...

Coppinger: Proposed Silverdale expansion will ease downtown jail overcrowding

Published Aug. 30 2017

Part of the $180 million bond issue Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger announced Tuesday will be allocated for the expansion...

Officials: New Harrison sewage plant a better deal than upgrading North Ooltewah system

Published Aug. 30 2017

An estimated price tag of $45 million to $48 million might sound like a lot for a new sewage treatment...

Chattanooga's fire chief is stepping down after two years on job

Published Aug. 29 2017

Chattanooga Fire Department Chief Chris Adams is stepping down after two years on the job, according to our news partner...

Tax plan gives Hamilton County Schools $100 million for building and repairs

Published Aug. 29 2017

Hamilton County Schools may see a $100 million windfall for building and major maintenance needs.

County mayor proposes hold on millage rate, essentially raising property taxes

Published Aug. 29 2017

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger this morning called on the Hamilton County Commission to maintain the current millage rate, a...

Chattanooga parking study seeks public feedback

Published Aug. 28 2017

Chattanooga parking consultants want to hear from the public at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center this evening.