Whitfield to face Heiskell in bid for Walker County sole commissioner

Published May. 25 2016

In a significant victory Tuesday night, Shannon Whitfield clinched the Republican Party nomination for sole county commissioner of Walker County,...

Citizens demand Chattanooga City Council's response to 'People's State of the City'

Published May. 25 2016

A group of Chattanooga community members on Tuesday demanded a response from City Council members regarding a call to spend...

Polls close in North Georgia primary elections; turnout light

Published May. 24 2016

Polls are now closed in Georgia, and only a small percentage of voters in Northwest Georgia cast ballots in today's...

Interim superintendent's new hires to work closely with Hamilton County principals, teachers

Published May. 24 2016

As changes are being made to top posts in the Hamilton County Department of Education's central office, Interim Superintendent Kirk...

Cleveland City Council to interview five city manager candidates in June

Published May. 24 2016

The Cleveland City Council could appoint a new city manager as early as June 16.

Many contested races in primary elections today in Georgia

Published May. 24 2016

Today marks primary election day in Georgia.

Walker County GOP candidate claims local establishment is conspiring against him

Published May. 22 2016

In his attempt to win Republican voters' favor, Mike Peardon has opened a fight with the local party's leaders.

Political notebook: Corker: Strike on Taliban leader helps terror fight

Published May. 22 2016

Corker: Strike on Taliban leader helps terror fight

Most Hamilton County commissioners say no to tax hike for schools

Published May. 18 2016

A majority of Hamilton County commissioners said Tuesday they will not vote next month in favor of a tax increase...

Chattanooga Mayor Berke proposes city budget without tax increase

Published May. 18 2016

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke presented a $230 million operating budget for fiscal 2017 to the City Council on Tuesday. The...

Hamilton County Criminal Court clerk asks for $400,000 due to revenue shortfalls; expects more

Published May. 18 2016

Hamilton County Criminal Court Clerk Vince Dean has asked for $400,000 from the county general fund in the fiscal year...

One more week to vote early in Georgia primary

Published May. 15 2016

Time is running out for Georgia residents to vote early in this month's primary elections, but hundreds have already cast...


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Chattanooga City Council mulls disparity study possibilities

Published May. 11 2016

The City Council plans to further discuss a possible study on whether the city of Chattanooga offers a level playing...

Fate of a new Gordon Lee High School is in the voters' hands

Published May. 11 2016

Residents won't see a rebuilt Gordon Lee High School unless they approve a loan in two weeks.

Hamilton County School system's facilities are main topic of meeting

Published May. 10 2016

The Hamilton County Board of Education and the County Commission are meeting tonight to discuss the school system's facilities.

Cleveland names Melinda Carroll as interim city manager

Published May. 10 2016

Cleveland Assistant City Manager Melinda Carroll will serve as interim city manager effective June 1.

UTC professor seeks 3rd District seat

Published May. 8 2016

Michael B. Friedman, an assistant professor who teaches public relations at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, is seeking the...

Hillary Clinton tweets in support of UAW at VW Chattanooga

Published May. 6 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is weighing in on the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant's labor dispute with the United Auto Workers.

Proposed school budget could raise Hamilton County property taxes

Published May. 4 2016

Hamilton County commissioners got their first detailed look at the proposed school board budget for 2017 on Tuesday, a spending...

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...