Housing authority listens to landlord's concerns, approves agency plans

Published Sep. 28 2016

Chattanooga Housing Authority board members listened quietly Tuesday as Housing Choice voucher property owner Jerald Peterson listed his concerns and...

Chip Henderson announces re-election bid for Chattanooga City Council

Published Sep. 28 2016

Chip Henderson, a construction business owner, has announced he will seek re-election to the Chattanooga City Council District 1 seat.

Council hosts second hearing on plans for new short-term vacation rental rules

Published Sep. 28 2016

The public has now weighed in twice on proposed rules changes for operating short-stay vacation rentals in Chattanooga.

Chattanooga mayor admits using encrypted messaging app to converse with staff

Published Sep. 27 2016

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and City Attorney Wade Hinton on Monday said they've both used encrypted smartphone message applications to...

Controversial tax break program for developers squeaks through City Council

Published Sep. 21 2016

The Chattanooga City Council has narrowly approved a new set of tax breaks to encourage developers to create more affordable...

City Council approves tax break plan to promote affordable housing

Published Sep. 20 2016

The Chattanooga City Council has narrowly approved a new tax break plan to promote affordable housing.

Darrin Ledford announces City Council District 4 election bid

Published Sep. 17 2016

Darrin Ledford, owner of a printing and graphic design company, has announced he will seek the Chattanooga City Council District...

Housing authority names new in-house counsel

Published Sep. 16 2016

The Chattanooga Housing Authority has named Ijeomma Ike as its new in-house counsel.

Some former Hamilton County commissioners decline back pay

Published Sep. 15 2016

About half of the former Hamilton County Commission chairmen and vice chairmen eligible for some back pay have refused to...

Hamilton County school board elects new chairman

Published Sep. 14 2016

For the next year, Steve Highlander will be the chairman of the Hamilton County Board of Education and will lead...

City Council defers vote on new short-term vacation rental rules

Published Sep. 14 2016

The Chattanooga City Council wants to get more input from the public before voting on new rules for short-term vacation...

New lawsuit filed over Chattanooga police pay disparity

Published Sep. 14 2016

In August, a Hamilton County jury awarded more than $560,000 to 25 police officers because the city failed to give...

City Council prepares to vote on short-term vacation rental rules

Published Sep. 13 2016

The City Council will vote on new short-term vacation rental rules for Chattanooga this evening.

Chattanooga launches website to guide convicts through expungement, voting

Published Sep. 13 2016

The city of Chattanooga on Monday launched a website aimed at helping people with criminal histories regain the right to...

No Democrat to run for District 3 Commission seat

Published Sep. 9 2016

When the polls open on Nov. 8, Hamilton County voters in District 3 will decide who will represent them on...

Hamilton County Commission pay saga takes strange turn

Published Sep. 8 2016

An effort to boost pay for the Hamilton County Commission's chairman and vice chairman didn't work out quite as planned...

County Commission taps bond fund for Ooltewah High paint-striping machine

Published Sep. 7 2016

A question whether to dip into the county's line of credit to buy a paint-striping machine for Ooltewah High School...

Chattanooga Mayor Berke focusing on education, jobs, safety in re-election bid [video]

Published Sep. 7 2016

Saying he wants to focus on early learning, economic development and getting guns off of the streets, Chattanooga Mayor Andy...

Critics ask for a seat at the table in planning controversial tax break program

Published Sep. 7 2016

Hours before the City Council was set to vote with no prior public discussion on a tax incentive program that...

City Council delays controversial tax break vote for two weeks after outcry

Published Sep. 6 2016

The City Council voted to defer for two weeks voting on the controversial tax break program after critics claimed the...

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announces re-election bid [video]

Published Sep. 6 2016

Before Tuesday's campaign kickoff, the mayor sat down with the Times-Free Press to talk about his first term in office...

Chattanooga City Council eyes using hearing officer to fight neighborhood blight

Published Sep. 6 2016

Chattanooga may bring an administrative hearing officer on board this fall to combat neighborhood blight.

Critics want City Council to delay vote on controversial tax break program

Published Sep. 6 2016

City leaders aren't giving the public ample time to talk with their elected officials publicly before tonight's scheduled vote on...