Hamilton County cities vote to allow wine in grocery stores

Published Nov. 5 2014

• Chattanooga: 27,573 -- yes; 7,951 -- no

Rogers defeats alleged sexual harasser Sharrock in Fort Oglethorpe contest

Published Nov. 5 2014

• New era for abortion in Tennessee; voters open door for more regulation

Mayor Lambert wins re-election, city-owned schools amendment OK'd in East Ridge

Published Nov. 5 2014

East Ridge Mayor Brent Lambert was re-elected to a second term Tuesday night, but he said before the victory that...

Issues big and small on Georgia ballot

Published Nov. 3 2014

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Chattanooga State's Catanzaro: Some call him visionary, others say it's time for him to go

Published Nov. 2 2014

Over the past 24 years I've been fortunate to lead the Chattanooga State college community, a community of learning that...

Travel expenses add up for Jim Catanzaro

Published Nov. 2 2014

Catanzaro leads Chattanooga State 25 years; some call him visionary, others say it's time for him to go

Marion County may pay for residents' medical emergency flights

Published Nov. 2 2014

JASPER, Tenn. - The Marion County Commission is considering joining the AirMedCare Network, which could eliminate the enormous costs associated...

Whole Chattanooga State Community College faculty to vote on Catanzaro

Published Oct. 31 2014

They're not done yet.

Walker Valley Road intersection safety improvements urged

Published Oct. 31 2014

CHARLESTON, Tenn. - Bradley County leaders would like the state to make safety improvements at the Walker Valley Road intersection...

Former Sen. Sam Nunn campaigns for daughter in Dalton

Published Oct. 30 2014

It has been 14 years since Georgia voters have elected a Democratic senator, and next week's election has more at...

Audit slaps Grundy County with repeat findings

Published Oct. 30 2014

Grundy County has been slammed by the Tennessee comptroller's office for not correcting purchasing procedures, poor record-keeping and policy and...

Attorney contesting Sharrock's spot on the ballot

Published Oct. 29 2014

A lawyer says Fort Oglethorpe's election superintendent abused her power and violated Georgia's constitution.

Bradley County commissioners clash over SPCA complaint

Published Oct. 29 2014

CLEVELAND, Tenn. - Several Bradley County commissioners have expressed dismay over how Commissioner Dan Rawls addressed a 15-year-old boy's concerns...

Jasper mayor, scoutmaster clash over city's responsibilities

Published Oct. 27 2014

JASPER, Tenn. - A disagreement over Jasper's responsibilities as a sponsor of local Cub Scout Pack 3058 could lead to...

Walker County spending $170,000 on assessors

Published Oct. 24 2014

Walker County Sole Commissioner Bebe Heiskell agreed to give the local tax assessor's office $170,000 more this year after the...

Probe uncovers finance problems in Meigs County

Published Oct. 24 2014

A Tennessee Comptroller's Office investigation report uncovered problems in Meigs County's finance and school departments.

Claws come out in Tennessee Senate race between Alexander and Ball

Published Oct. 23 2014

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Proposed Chattanooga loud music building code irks builders

Published Oct. 21 2014

Area builders are chafing at a proposed city ordinance that would require them to hire acoustical engineers when building homes...

Chattanooga goes back to tougher stormwater rules

Published Oct. 21 2014

A Chattanooga regulatory board reversed its previous decision when city officials pressured the board to pass more stringent requirements to...

New Marion County mayor promotes cooperation

Published Oct. 19 2014

JASPER, Tenn. - There is a tradition of deep-rooted rivalries and downright mistrust across Marion County, and cooperation among the...

Monroe County sheriff's election result voided; Chief deputy to temporarily assume post

Published Oct. 19 2014

Monroe County, Tenn., officials have four months to fill the county sheriff's position after Randy White's August election was voided...

Former councilman Sharrock, fired as sex offender, cleared to run again (with video)

Published Oct. 18 2014

Fort Oglethorpe's elections superintendent sent off November's election ballots to be printed with ousted former councilman Charles Sharrock's name on...

I-75/I-24 interchange construction plan raises concerns at East Ridge Community Center meeting

Published Oct. 17 2014

About 50 people attended a meeting Thursday evening to hear the proposed plans for reconstruction of the Interstate 75/Interstate 24...