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...

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...

Tennessee's new academic achievement test hits another snag

Published Apr. 22 2016

Tennessee education officials are preparing for the possibility that some students won't be able to take the new achievement tests...

Alabama lawmaker seeks committee to vet Gov. Bentley impeachment merits

Published Apr. 20 2016

An Alabama legislator is seeking to create a new state committee that could vet the merits of impeaching Gov. Robert...

Chattanooga City Council elects Moses Freeman as chairman

Published Apr. 19 2016

Councilman Moses Freeman has been elected by the Chattanooga City Council to serve as its chairman for the next year.

Chattanooga may seek federal money for Wilcox Tunnel expansion

Published Apr. 19 2016

Chattanooga may yet again pursue federal transportation money to help pay for an expansion of Wilcox Tunnel.

Bradley County freezes asset sales amid controversy about surveillance van

Published Apr. 18 2016

After repeated questions about the sheriff's office selling a surveillance van to a bail bondsman and disposing of some old...

Tennessee 3rd District candidate running in two states despite living in neither district

Published Apr. 18 2016

Nine people are running for Congress in Southeast Tennessee's 3rd District, but only one is also a congressional candidate in...


UTC, Chattanooga State to benefit from Tennessee's just-passed $35 billion budget

Published Apr. 15 2016

Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to the state's nearly $35 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that...

Qualifying for Georgia House seat re-opens. Again.

Published Apr. 15 2016

The race to represent Catoosa County in the state legislature has gone from two candidates to one candidate to four...