North Brainerd Community Council still not pleased with Wilcox Tunnel

Published Apr. 6 2016

Despite the cheering and horn-honking celebration that came with the Wilcox Tunnel re-opening this week, a community council representing several...

Catoosa County sheriff candidates square off in town hall forum

Published Apr. 6 2016

In one corner of the battle for Catoosa County sheriff stands the incumbent: tough on crime, tough on criminals, compassionate...

Catoosa County Commission hopefuls face-off at GOP forum

Published Apr. 5 2016

In the race to determine who will be the head of Catoosa County's local government, the two candidates are vying...


Rep. Dan Howell announces re-election bid for District 22 seat

Published Apr. 5 2016

State Rep. Dan Howell, R-Georgetown, has announced his decision to seek re-election to the Tennessee House District 22 seat, which...

New questions raised in Bradley County surveillance van sale

Published Apr. 5 2016

A Bradley County, Tenn., commissioner on Monday had more tough questions over how the sheriff's office handled the sale of...

State Attorney General says school-funding amendment to TN Constitution has no effect on equal protections

Published Apr. 1 2016

NASHVILLE - A new legal opinion from State Attorney General Herbert Slatery says a proposed amendment to the Tennessee Constitution...

In 'spirit of cooperation,' City Council drops subpoena against district attorney

Published Mar. 30 2016

A weeklong political brawl over Chattanooga's Violence Reduction Initiative ended Tuesday when the City Council voted to withdraw its subpoena...

City Council backs down from Pinkston subpoena after war of words over VRI

Published Mar. 29 2016

The Chattanooga City Council has voted to withdraw their subpoena against Hamilton County DA Neal Pinkston.

Georgia lawmakers unanimously pass bill reforming grand juries for police shootings

Published Mar. 27 2016

On the last day of this year's session, the Georgia Legislature passed a bill that curbs how much evidence police...

Khristy Wilkinson announces candidacy for 10th Senate District

Published Mar. 26 2016

Highland Park community organizer Khristy Wilkinson announced Friday that she will run as a Democratic candidate for the state's 10th...

Tom Weldon to formally end campaign next week

Published Mar. 26 2016

State Rep. Tom Weldon plans to formally withdraw from his re-election campaign Monday.

Berke taps Justin Holland for Administrator of Chattanooga Public Works Department

Published Mar. 25 2016

This week Mayor Andy Berke tapped Deputy Administrator of Public Works, Justin Holland, to take over the as Administrator of...

Law enforcement, officials contest DA Pinkston's claims about VRI meeting

Published Mar. 25 2016

Days after City Council members voted to subpoena him, District Attorney General Neal Pinkston announced he will not appear before...

Nick Wilkinson announces candidacy for 10th Senate District

Published Mar. 25 2016

Nick Wilkinson, deputy administrator of Chattanooga's department of economic development, announced Thursday he will run as a Democratic candidate for...

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley admits making inappropriate remarks to staffer

Published Mar. 24 2016

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley admitted Wednesday that he made inappropriate remarks to a top female staffer, but he denied accusations...

Fetal assault bill fails, law will be discontinued

Published Mar. 23 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A law allowing assault charges to be filed against new mothers for prenatal drug use will...

Bill to require background checks for buying guns killed

Published Mar. 23 2016

A House subcommittee has shot down a bill to require background checks for all gun purchases in Tennessee.

City Council votes to subpoena district attorney as gang-violence spat escalates

Published Mar. 23 2016

A simmering dispute about Chattanooga's Violence Reduction Initiative boiled over into an all-out political war Tuesday when the City Council...

Council approves additional funds for Wilcox Tunnel renovations

Published Mar. 23 2016

The Chattanooga City Council on Tuesday approved additional funds for the Wilcox Tunnel renovations.

City Council to subpoena District Attorney to answer VRI questions

Published Mar. 22 2016

Chattanooga city council members voted today to subpoena District Attorney Neal Pinkston to force him to come before the council...

Chattanooga City Council to consider $102,000 increase for delayed Wilcox Tunnel renovations

Published Mar. 22 2016

The Chattanooga City Council will consider today whether to approve a proposed $101,966 amendment related to water sealant treatments for...


Ga. Rep. Tom Weldon plans to withdraw from his race for re-election

Published Mar. 17 2016

His withdrawal means that Dewayne Hill is the only registered candidate for the District 3 representative seat in the May...

Former Trion mayor challenging Jeff Mullis for state Senate

Published Mar. 17 2016

The former mayor of Trion, Ga., has challenged 16-year incumbent Jeff Mullis for his state Senate seat, saying one of...