Residents, businesses sound off over new downtown Chattanooga zoning plan

Published Jun. 8 2016

As the Chattanooga City Council moves closer to adopting a new zoning plan for the most developed areas of downtown,...

Proposed Hamilton County budget: No tax hike, no commission discretionary cash

Published Jun. 8 2016

Mayor Jim Coppinger today will formally present the 2017 Hamilton County budget proposal to county commissioners.

Coppinger quietly attempts to kill commissioners' discretionary spending, again

Published Jun. 7 2016

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger is taking a second run at reining in the County Commission's discretionary funding.


Chattanooga City Council to consider $350,342 in costs for police technology, training

Published Jun. 7 2016

The Chattanooga City Council today will consider $350,342 in costs associated with technology and training for the Chattanooga Police Department.

New seats on tap for Jim Frost Stadium at Warner Park Softball Complex

Published Jun. 7 2016

Jim Frost Stadium at the Warner Park Softball Complex soon will receive new plastic seats behind home plate.

Lincoln Park Association wants protection against 'aggressive gentrification'

Published Jun. 1 2016

The Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association says it fears 'aggressive gentrification' in the face of planned development near Erlanger hospital.

Democrats throw votes against Insure TN at Gardenhire as he raises transgender bathroom issue

Published May. 29 2016

The three Democrats seeking the chance to take on state Sen. Todd Gardenhire in Tennessee's 10th District say the Republican...

Department of Education names new assistant principals for Hamilton County

Published May. 27 2016

The Hamilton County Department of Education announced today numerous new assistant principal appointments across the county.

Department of Education assigns new principals to 16 Hamilton County schools

Published May. 26 2016

Hamilton County Department of Education announced this afternoon the principal assignments for the upcoming school year.

UPDATE: Attorney of mayor's top adviser disputes media reports on domestic dispute case

Published May. 26 2016

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation launched an investigation into the reported domestic incident involving Bobby and Lacie Stone.

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...

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...